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Graduate Programs: E-Newsletter 04/15/2022





SoHE Grad Student Poster Session: Spring 2022

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 @ 3:00-4:30pm

3rd floor of Nancy Nicholas Hall (100 Women Indoor Terrace Area)

*Food, drinks, and conversation with graduate students, faculty, and staff in the SoHE community. RSVP to attend or to present a poster!

SoHE Graduation Celebration for MS, MFA, PhD Candidates-All SoHE faculty, staff, and grad students also invited! 

Friday, May 13th, 2022 @ 2:30-4:00pm

MS, MFA, Ph.D. graduates will be honored with a formal ceremony and a reception to follow. Graduates, friends, and family are welcome to attend. 

Celebrating APIDA Heritage Month with Courage and Community 

University of Wisconsin–Madison dedicates the month of April to celebrating and uplifting the identities, histories, and cultures of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) identifying students, faculty, and staff on our campus and across the world for APIDA Heritage Month


Let’s Play! 2022: Grow Your Wellbeing
UHS Mental Health Services presents a free event for students featuring giveaways, games and activities, information on mental health resources, and strategies for self-care. The first 200 students to attend will receive a free succulent!

Let’s Play! 2022: Grow Your Wellbeing

Thursday, April 28 @ 11 am – 2 pm
East Campus Mall (outside of UHS)


Fulbright US Student Program

Information sessions for the 2023-2024 application period are available at Interested Badgers can learn more and connect on the day of each session at

Graduate School Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Funding April Newsletter

Summer Edu Policy Course

ED POL 600: Research, Evaluation, and Praxis in Education (see summary here)


In-Person; 9am-12pm Tues & Thurs

Instructor: Annalee Good

Summer LACIS Course

LACIS 440: "Travel in Latin America" (3 Credits)

May 31-June 26 (Session ADD)

Offering an asynchronous and synchronous option.

Undergraduate and Graduate Students welcome!

Taught by Professor Kata Beilin

University Health Services (UHS): Upcoming Spring Programming

Let’s Talk: Virtual, online versions of our informal one-on-one drop-in consultations with a counselor will run throughout the semester.  Let's Talk will remain virtual for the rest of spring semester. Students will need to sign up for a time slot via an online form for virtual sections of Let’s Talk. New this summer, a reduced schedule of Let’s Talk will be piloted and will be a great option for students away from Wisconsin to get support. The summer schedule will be added to the Let’s Talk webpage after the spring schedule is over.






Focus: Graduate students


Focus: Engineering students


Focus: LGBTQ students


Focus: CAE/DDEEA students


Open to all students



Focus: Latinx students


Open to all students, biweekly


Focus: Chemistry students, biweekly



Focus: Black students


Open to all students


Focus: Engineering Students



Open to all students


Open to all students, biweekly


Focus: APIDA students



Open to all students


Focus: International students, biweekly


Choosing Your Care, Finding a Community Provider Workshops: This workshop is designed to support students in using their insurance to find and connect with a therapist in the community.  This is a great option for students who know they want long-term and/or specialized mental health care beyond what MHS provides so they can make informed decisions about their options. It can also be very helpful for students looking for care over the summer if they are away from Wisconsin.



Registration Link

Wednesday, April 6


Tuesday, April 19



Thrive Workshops: This series of virtual workshops is designed to share tips and tools for thriving at the university. All workshops will be held on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30pm. The full schedule and registration links are found here.  Remaining topics this semester are:



Tuesday, April 5

Go the *bleep* to sleep

Tuesday, April 19

Test Anxiety


Other Workshops and Groups: There are a variety of other workshops and groups available even at the end of the semester that students can sign up for directly.  A few of these include:

  • Drugs on Your Mind: A one session workshop that focuses on providing answers to questions about substances like alcohol or cannabis.
  • Let’s F.A.C.E. It!: A 2-session workshop that develops new ways to manage the cognitive, behavioral, and physiological aspects of anxiety and depression.
  • Grad Resilience: A series of rotating of one-hour virtual lunch discussions for current graduate students that presents strategies to navigate a feature of grad culture.
  • Student Success: A series of single-session workshops that focus on providing information and strategies to confront common challenges and enhance academic success.
  • Mindfulness Sampler: A multi-week workshop series that focuses on practicing mindfulness skills and applying mindfulness to different parts of life.

Connecting Badgers Podcast: Connecting Badgers is a podcast hosted by Mental Health Services staff discussing topics relevant to our campus communities.  Listening to this podcast is an easy, immediately accessible way students can care for their mental health when they are short on time.  Check out these episodes that are great for the end of spring semester:

SilverCloud and YOU@Wisc:  These online resources are always available to students, even those not enrolled in summer courses, or are away from Wisconsin this summer. SilverCloud is an online, self-guided, interactive mental health resource that provides students with accessible cognitive behavioral interventions 24 hours a day. YOU@Wisc is a student connection portal with tools, content, and resources specific to UW–Madison student life designed to build resilience within students and foster campus connections.


MHS Instagram: MHS has an Instagram page! Follow us at @uw_mhs to learn more about our services, get to know our staff, and gain quick skills to address common mental health concerns.


How to Translate Your Research for a General Audience 

Tuesday, April 19, 1:00–2:00pm (Online) 

Facilitator Danielle Bainbridge, PhD, will focus this session on effective writing and use of online platforms and social media to reach a non-specialist audience and spread the word about your work. Activate your free (UW-Madison) NCFDD membership or sign in to watch the webinar. 

Building Your CV and Cover Letter

Wednesday, April 20, 12:30pm–2:00pm 

Make a great first impression! Learn tips and tricks to make sure your CV and cover letter clearly communicate your unique value. 

Delta Internship Info Session 

Tuesday, April 26, 10:00am–11:00am (Online) 

Learn what Delta’s Internship Program entails and how you can use a real-world project to advance your evidence-based teaching skills and to create an impressive artifact perfect for your teaching portfolio. 

Panel on Interviewing for Teaching-Related Positions

Friday, April 29, 12:00pm–1:00pm (Online)

Come to this panel discussion to get real-life tips on what search committees are listening for at different types of institutions and academic roles. 

Workshop Your Answers to Interview Questions for Teaching-Related Positions

Friday, April 29, 1:15pm–2:45pm (Online)

Shine at your interview! Learn what you need to successfully communicate the skills and experience you've developed in teaching and mentoring. 



School of Human Ecology News & Events Calendar

School of Human Ecology Advanced Professional Development Seminar (ADV-PDS) Spring 2022 Schedule


Graduate School Professional Development Events Calendar


Student Affairs: Campus Happenings- See the UW Student Affairs news website and scroll to the "current happenings" listing each week.


Social Justice Hub Upcoming Events event calendar



Student and Early Career Council (SECC) Dissertation Research Funding Awards-Proposal Deadline: May 1, 2022, 11:59pm Eastern

The Student and Early Career Council (SECC) of the Society for Research in Child Development is pleased to announce its 14th annual competition for graduate student dissertation research funding. These non-renewable awards in the amount of up to $2,000 USD are given to doctoral students for dissertation research proposals that merit special recognition and display strong potential to contribute to the field of child development. Award recipients will be recognized at the SRCD 2023 Biennial Meeting. 


Graduate School Guide to Completing your Degree

Graduate School Degree Deadlines

Dean of Students Office: Graduate Student Assistance Specialist-Elaine Goetz 

International Student Services (ISS)

University Health Services (UHS)

Office of the Registrar 


4/22/2022: SoHE In Person Grad Student Poster Fair 

4/22/2022: Last day to request a Spring 2022 degree warrant

5/13/2022: SoHE Graduation Ceremony

5/13/2022: PhD and MFA Commencement Ceremony at Kohl Center

5/13/2022: Graduate School deadline for Spring 2022 Master's degree

5/14/2022: Master's Commencement Ceremony at Camp Randall

5/15/2022: Graduate School deadline for Spring 2022 PhD degree

6/17/2022: Graduate School dissertator eligibility deadline for Summer 2022

6/19/2022: Graduate School deadline for Summer 2022 window degree

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