Time ManagementThursday, September 4, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:00pm1289 CBRB (Carver Biomedical Research Building)
Looking for tools to manage your workload? Attend the free Time Management workshop.
At this workshop, you will learn to:
- Minimize distraction
- Analyze your workload
- Implement expert time management strategies
- Maximize your productivity
- Extend your professional network across campus
Presented by Dr. Susan R. Johnson, MD/MS
Register online – http://tiny.cc/time-management
Network events are open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars on a first come,first served basis. Register early. Seating is limited.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accomodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kim Chickering in advance at 319-335-2731.
NSF - Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) WorkshopFriday, September 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00amUniversity Capitol Centre UCC-2520-D
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
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:
- If you meet the requirements listed above, 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.