Upcoming Events

  • ICON Insider for Teaching Assistants

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    University Capitol Center: UCC-2520D


    Get an overview on using ICON most effectively from the perspective of teaching assistants. Learn how making an investment in August can save you headaches in December with content, grades, schedules and more.

    To register, click here.

    For more information, contact Lisa Kelly (lisa-kelly@uiowa.edu) at the Center for Teaching.

  • ICON Insider for Teaching Assistants

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:00am
    University Capitol Center: UCC-2520D


    Get an overview on using ICON most effectively from the perspective of teaching assistants. Learn how making an investment in August can save you headaches in December with content, grades, schedules and more.

    To register, click here.

    For more information, contact Lisa Kelly (lisa-kelly@uiowa.edu) at the Center for Teaching.

  • ICON Insider for Teaching Assistants

    Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
    University Capitol Center: UCC-2520D


    Get an overview on using ICON most effectively from the perspective of teaching assistants. Learn how making an investment in August can save you headaches in December with content, grades, schedules and more.

    To register, click here.

    For more information, contact Lisa Kelly (lisa-kelly@uiowa.edu) at the Center for Teaching.

  • NSF - Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) Workshop

    Friday, September 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
    University Capitol Center USS-2520-D
    GRFP Workshop Flier

    Click to download the event poster

    Attend this informational workshop to learn about the NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees.

    NSF Graduate Research Fellowships provide:

    • Three years of support
    • $32,000 annual stipend
    • $12,000 cost-of-education allowance to the institution
    • International research and professional development opportunities
    • XSEDE Supercomputer access. More information about the fellowship can be found at www.nsfgrfp.org (external link)

    This workshop includes:

    • Tips from former GRFP reviewer/advisor Dr. John Logsdon
    • Discussion and advice to improve your GRFP essay writing skills
    • Q & A session with current recipients and UI faculty who have served as GRFP reviewers and advisers
    • Sample essays, checklists, and inside info from former reviewers

    To attend, you must:

    • Be a US citizen, US national, or permanent resident alien
    • Be in a research-focused Master's or Ph.D. program in an eligible field
    • Be a Junior/Senior undergraduate interested in graduate school
    • Have completed no more than twelve months of full-time graduate study

    Please note "no more than twelve months" applies to your entire post-baccalaureate career. If you have completed less than twelve months of your Ph.D. but have previously completed a Master's degree, you are considered to have more than twelve months of graduate study.

    Register for the workshop:

    More information on the GRFP from the NSF:

    • Click here to see the official program solicitation.
    • See the Appendix of the program solicitation for a list of eligible fields.


    Please contact Alex Schott at grad-success@uiowa.edu or Kelly Thornburg at kelly-thornburg@uiowa.edu with questions.

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