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Graduate Programs: E-Newsletter 04/08/2022
SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY: GRADUATE STUDENT E-NEWSLETTER
SoHE Grad Students: Summer/Fall 2022 Planning Survey-Respond by 4/13/22
To help us plan for the coming semesters, we have created a new process using a simple google form to ask about your funding plans and teaching interests. We will use this form and your responses to understand who being funded where and to let you know what positions are (or might be) available within SoHE. https://forms.gle/qU4N9pmkcKBXami6A
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! https://forms.gle/ZPq8J6kEtAP8Ufbm9
SoHE Graduation Celebration: Save the Date!
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. Invitations will be sent out soon!
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.
New summer hybrid course, Resilience in the Anthropocene; Learning to Cope with Eco-Anxiety, Climate Grief and Solastalgia, ENVIR ST 402 LEC 002
Created by the Loka Initiative, Center for Healthy Minds, Global Health Institute and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, and hosted by the Nelson Institute from June 20 to August 14 2022. https://nelson.wisc.edu/undergraduate/featured-courses/resilience-in-the-anthropocene/
Why Every PhD Should Be on LinkedIn and 3 Steps to Get You Started
Wednesday, April 13, 11:00am (Online)
In this webinar, the Beyond Prof team will share with you action steps you can take today to build and maintain your LinkedIn profile so you can confidently share resources and connect with professionals and recruiters. Free to those with a UW-Madison NetID, due to our university Aurora subscription.
Getting the Job: Workshop and Panel Series (March 30 – April 29)
Prepare and practice to impress prospective employers in this event series from Delta, dedicated to helping candidates stand out in a competitive job market.
Developing Your Diversity Statement
Wednesday, April 13, 12:30pm–2:00pm
Starting with reflections on topics of inclusion, diversity, and equity, you will draw upon personal and professional experiences to integrate into an original and thoughtful diversity statement.
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.
Leadership @ UW: Spring Open House
Wednesday, April 27th
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Memorial Union, Great Hall
All UW-Madison students, staff, and faculty are invited to this special event, hosted by Leadership @ UW, that showcases leadership development efforts across campus. https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=73580
CommNS CommUnity Conference
April 28th, 2022 at Memorial Union, UW-Madison
Have you registered for our CommUnity Conference yet? Co-hosted by the Civic Health of Wisconsin Initiative, this day-long conference will be a historic gathering of all those who are interested in making Wisconsin an exemplar in civic engagement for all. We are planning on hosting the event in person at the Wisconsin Memorial Union with virtual hybrid options available. All are welcome!
Play-Make-Learn Conference 2022
August 8-9, 2022 at Memorial Union, UW-Madison
The Play Make Learn Conference promotes high-quality learning opportunities for educators, researchers, developers, designers, foundation leaders, policy makers, museum and library professionals, and school leaders who are dedicated to promoting making, gaming, and playful learning. https://web.cvent.com/event/f0d9395e-fb6a-427c-9fb1-bf2b72d48d5d/summary
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/
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 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/
Resources on how to talk about current events in the classroom-from Vivien Ahrens, CSCR graduate student
What to say to kids when the news is scary: (also good reminders for adults)
Resources for talking with students about war:
How to Talk With Students About the Russia-Ukraine War: 5 Tips
Their country is at war but they're supposed to be learning: How Ukrainian students in US are coping
Fostering civil discourse: https://www.facinghistory.org/sites/default/files/publications/Fostering_Civil_Discourse.pdf
IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
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: Save the date: 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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