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SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY: GRADUATE STUDENT E-NEWSLETTER

02/04/2022 



ANNOUNCEMENTS


SoHE Graduate Student Climate Survey: NOW OPEN!

All current graduate students enrolled in Spring 2022 will receive a link to the qualtrics survey starting on Friday, February 4th, 2022.  The survey will close on Friday, February 25th, 2022. The survey will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. The more graduate students who respond to the survey, the better! 


Annual Review of Graduate Students (ARGS): Due 4/1/22

There are two NEW! Knowledge Base (KB) documents with details of the process and how to do your ARGS report as well as one full of training and resources. https://kb.wisc.edu/sohe/116473 https://kb.wisc.edu/sohe/116480


SPECIAL Session - Advanced Professional Development Seminar with the School of Social Work: 2/7/22 at 12:30-2:00pm on zoom

This workshop will be on networking, with an emphasis on connecting with potential mentors and building relationships.  The workshop presenter will be Gardy Guiteau, an equity and inclusion leader and trainer.  Gardy has been designing and facilitating social justice and diversity training for students, faculty, staff and community leaders at higher education institutions (and K-12 schools, community organizations, etc) for 15+ years, including for a decade as Director of Social Justice and Inclusion at Rowan University.  He's going to offer a workshop on gaining confidence for networking with attention to how uneven experiences of advantage, opportunity, privilege, etc may impact our comfort accessing and navigating different spaces for networking (e.g., academic conferences), and how to not only access these spaces but connect with potential mentors and build relationships.  This session will be useful to students at any stage in the program. This session will be held Monday, February 7, 12:30-2 pm CST via Zoom.  Here's a link:

https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/91312891209


February is Black History Month: Events at UW-Madison
The theme at UW–Madison — “Melanin in Media: The People, The Culture, The Blackprint” — advocates for inclusion of Black culture within the mainstream media. Kicking off a wide variety of events is the Mass Media Mixer on Friday. 
See the full schedule.


Call for Proposals: The 2022 EPS Conference
The Educational Policy Studies (EPS) Conference Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the 2022 EPS Conference. The theme of this year's conference is: The Future(s) of Education. The conference is on Friday, March 25, 2022, and will be hybrid (with options to participate in person and virtually).

Please see the 2022 Educational Policy Studies Conference Call for Proposals PDF for full details. 


Student opportunity! National Forum for Black Public Administrators Poster Contest
This year’s research poster contest asks the question, “How do police officers regain the public’s confidence through embracing advances that rebuild and strengthen public value?” The competition invites students to investigate the theory and practice of law enforcement advances that endeavor to change the narrative of policing, focusing on communities of color. Poster abstracts are due February 17!  First, second, and third place will be acknowledged and awarded $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000, respectively. Payments will be made to the students’ colleges. Ford School faculty will be among the distinguished judges. The deadline to submit a poster abstract is February 17, 2022. View poster abstract guidelines and register for FORUM 2022 here.


Catalysts of Science Policy (CaSP) at UW-Madison: Research Inspired Design Competition

The winning design submission will be featured on a new special edition beer label this spring, and participants will have the opportunity to present their science at an event at Delta Beer Lab. More information on this creative science communication opportunity is posted on our website- https://casp.wisc.edu/delta-beer-lab-competition/


Call for Proposals: 2022 Arts Business Competition
Take your idea from concept to reality with the Arts Business Competition! The call for proposals is open to all UW–Madison students, regardless of major. We are looking for innovative arts projects, gallery exhibition ideas, commercial ambitions, or any other artistic ventures. Proposals should demonstrate creativity, innovation, added value to the arts, and potential for success. Individuals or teams of up to three may submit entries. The lead team member must be a full-time UW–Madison student. Proposals are due on Monday, March 7 by 5:00 p.m. Finalists will present proposals on Wednesday, April 27.



PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


2/7/22 at 12:30pm

Zoom Link: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/91312891209
Topic: Gaining Confidence in Networking

This workshop will be on networking, with an emphasis on connecting with potential mentors and building relationships.  The workshop presenter will be Gardy Guiteau, an equity and inclusion leader and trainer.  Gardy has been designing and facilitating social justice and diversity training for students, faculty, staff and community leaders at higher education institutions (and K-12 schools, community organizations, etc) for 15+ years, including for a decade as Director of Social Justice and Inclusion at Rowan University.  He's going to offer a workshop on gaining confidence for networking with attention to how uneven experiences of advantage, opportunity, privilege, etc may impact our comfort accessing and navigating different spaces for networking (e.g., academic conferences), and how to not only access these spaces but connect with potential mentors and build relationships.  This session will be useful to students at any stage in the program. 


How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities 

Thursday, February 10, 1:00–2:30pm CST (Online)
This is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to the 30-minute weekly planning technique that helps you get control of your workdays.  
A
ctivate your free (UW-Madison) NCFDD membership or sign in to watch the webinar.  

 

Overqualified or Underqualified? Which Is It, and What To Do About It 

Friday, February 11, 11:00am CST (Online)
Understand the overqualified vs. underqualified conundrum and learn concrete strategies for overcoming this obstacle in your job search. 

Free to those with a UW-Madison NetID, due to our university Aurora subscription. Advance registration is required.  

 

The Business of Science: A Series for Graduate Students 

The Business of Science is an important series for graduate students in STEM fields who want to learn about finding a job and being successful in industry. Register for one or all three events in the series to learn more about skill identification for job search, interviewing, team performance and improvement, and entrepreneurship basics. 

The Business of Science: Fundamentals  

Saturday, February 12, 10:00am–12:00pm CST (Online) 

The Business of Science: Communications  

Saturday, February 19, 10:00am–12:00pm CST (Online) 

The Business of Science: Team Performance and Finance  

Saturday, February 26, 9:00am–5:00pm; lunch provided 

 

How PhDs Can Find and Build Meaningful Nonacademic Careers 

Wednesday, February 16, 11:00am CST (Online)
Learn how you can find a nonacademic career where you will thrive, engage in meaningful work, and be connected to people and projects that matter to you. 

Free to those with a UW-Madison NetID, due to our university Aurora subscription. Advance registration is required.  

 

Three Minute Thesis® Competition: Finals 

February 18th 10:00am–12:00pm 

H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building 

Three Minute Thesis® is an international competition in which graduate students explain their thesis research to a general audience in only 3 minutes. The top 11 contestants from the semi-finals will compete for cash prizes and the chance to represent UW–Madison at the regional competition. Three Minute Thesis® is presented by the Madison Chapter of GWIS and the Graduate School Office of Professional Development. Registration is not required but is appreciated. 

 

IRB For Beginners!
2/22/22 at 2:00pm
Registration link on the IRB website.

Beginning February 2022, IRB for Beginners is re-launching and will combine important information for both biomedical and social behavioral/educational researchers.  This is a great presentation for new researchers, student researchers, and those who have not submitted to the IRB since the IRB Efficiency Project (IEP) changes have been in place. 


Media Interviews and Relationship Building 

Tuesday, February 22, 1:00–2:00pm CST (Online)
This webinar is perfect for scholars who are looking to do more media work and want advice on how to prepare for interviews and build relationships with members of the media.  

Activate your free (UW-Madison) NCFDD membership or sign in to watch the webinar.  


Institutional Review Board (IRB) Special Topics – A Session for Human Ecology Researchers.

Friday, March 4, 2022 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Register via this Google registration form

We welcome Laura Conger and Sherry Holcomb, members of the Minimal Risk Research Team at the UW IRB, to discuss topics of particular interest to Human Ecology researcher


UPCOMING EVENTS

Screening of the film Breaking Trail followed by a discussion with Emily Ford

Tuesday, February 8 from 7:00 - 8:30pm

Marquee Theater, UW-Madison Union South

Register in advance at the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tales-from-planet-earth-breaking-trail-tuesday-february-8-screening-tickets-239489779377 We invite you to join the Nelson Institute for a screening and discussion of the film Breaking Trail, which follows Emily Ford as she becomes the first woman and person of color to embark on a thru-hike, or point to point, of the Ice Age Trail in winter.  This Tales from Planet Earth Film Series event will feature a special discussion with Ford and Nelson Institute community partnership liaison, James Edward Mills.  Together they will explore Ford’s journey with her sled dog Diggins and the ways this experience tested their endurance, while also showcasing the unexpected kindness of strangers.

Winter Carnival at UW-Madison: Featuring Lady Liberty on Lake Mendota 

The Wisconsin Union’s Winter Carnival is back Feb. 7-12 with activities including ice fishing, ice climbing, snowshoeing, and mini-golfing. Additionally, movies, art projects, and live music will be featured at events. All you have to do is remember to bundle up! Don’t miss the 3D Snowflake Making event from noon to 10 p.m. daily from Feb. 7-11. And Lady Liberty will be on the Lake Mendota ice once again. For more events, click here.


School of Human Ecology News & Events Calendar https://humanecology.wisc.edu/news-events/

 

School of Human Ecology Advanced Professional Development Seminar (ADV-PDS) Spring 2022 Schedule https://kb.wisc.edu/sohe/114033

 

Graduate School Professional Development Events Calendar http://grad.wisc.edu/pd/events/

 

Student Affairs: Campus Happenings- See the UW Student Affairs news website and scroll to the "current happenings" listing each week. https://students.wisc.edu/category/news/

 

Social Justice Hub Upcoming Events https://inclusioneducation.wisc.edu/social-justice-hub/about-us/#upcoming-events

 

Today.wisc.edu event calendar https://today.wisc.edu/

 


FUNDING

Student Hourly Position with Professor Alvin Thomas
Professor Alvin Thomas is looking for a grad student to do some material and report production for a project with a colleague in Social Work. We are hoping to hire a grad student for hourly work for about 2 months, starting ASAP in February. The task would require the student to have great skills in creating and designing documents and creative resources based on work we recently concluded in the community. These products would be used in the community and shared with policymakers. This may be a limited time project that would be especially interesting and use the skill sets of students in Design Studies and CSNS. Interested student(s) should send copies of their previous work. athomas42@wisc.edu

Outreach and Engagement Graduate Assistant: Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies, School of Human Ecology

10 hours per week. The goal of this position is to provide technical and strategic support to the CommNS, specifically focusing on community outreach and events as well as overseeing 2-4 undergraduate students assisting with administrative tasks.  This position will work with the CommNS Director (Mary Beth Collins) to assist with a variety of tasks supporting outreach of the CommNS. Contact Mary Beth Collins for more information marybeth.collins@wisc.edu

Mellon Public Humanities Fellowships 2022-23
The Center for the Humanities invites applications for four Mellon Public Humanities Fellowships designed to provide advanced graduate students in the humanities with experience outside of academia. By placing fellows in partner organizations around Madison including museums, hospitals, non-profits, community centers, and emerging businesses, the program facilitates the reciprocal sharing of resources and expertise, and highlights the significance of the humanities both on and off campus. We aim not only to provide graduate students the opportunity to explore diverse career paths, but also to cultivate a practice of public humanities within their academic work. Applications are due by March 4, 2022. Learn more about the program, eligibility, past fellows, and instructions for preparing your application on our web site. 


JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Senior Research Scientist at The @ChildTrends Hispanic Institute
Timely and insightful research-based information and guidance to improve outcomes for Latino children 
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70c1bbee-a65c-4b42-bb04-9dcb8a73868a&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=434634&source=CC2&lang=en_US 

Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science (Consumer Economics): University of Illinois Extension

Seeking individuals for 4 open positions within the consumer economics and financial education program area in multiple areas across the state (Champaign, Decatur, Mt. Vernon, Will and Dupage). Master’s degree related to subject matter emphasis required. To view complete job description and apply, visit https://go.illinois.edu/159195. Closing date is February 25, 2022The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled http://go.illinois.edu/EEO that participates in the federal e-Verify program and participates in a background check program focused on prior criminal or sexual misconduct history.

 

Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science (Nutrition and Wellness): University of Illinois Extension                                                                                          The University of Illinois Extension is seeking an individual to provide educational programming in the area of nutrition and wellness in Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair Counties. Master’s degree related to subject matter emphasis required. To view complete job description and apply, visit https://go.illinois.edu/158273. Closing date is February 24, 2022The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled http://go.illinois.edu/EEO that participates in the federal e-Verify program and participates in a background check program focused on prior criminal or sexual misconduct history.



RESOURCES

Graduate School Guide to Completing your Degree https://grad.wisc.edu/current-students/doctoral-guide/

 

Graduate School Degree Deadlines https://grad.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/329/2021/08/Degree-Deadlines-2021-2022.pdf

 

Dean of Students Office: Graduate Student Assistance Specialist-Elaine Goetz https://doso.students.wisc.edu/staff/goetz-elaine/

 

International Student Services (ISS) https://iss.wisc.edu/

 

University Health Services (UHS) https://www.uhs.wisc.edu/

 

Office of the Registrar https://registrar.wisc.edu/ 



IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES

2/4/2022: SoHE Grad Student Climate Survey Begins

2/4/2022: Last day to drop or withdraw for 100% tuition adjustment

2/18/2022: Last Day to drop or withdraw for 50% tuition adjustment 

2/25/2022: SoHE Grad Student Climate Survey Ends

3/4/2022: SoHE Admitted Graduate Student Visit Day-VIRTUAL

4/1/2022: Annual Review of Graduate Students (ARGS) Due


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