Professional Development Opportunities Edition

Call for Nominations: Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Award, ASHE

Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year AwardNominations Due July 8th, 2019Named in memory of Irvin Lee (Bobby) Wright, the ASHE Dissertation of the Year award annually recognizes one or more exemplary dissertations in the field of higher education. Award criteria include the high quality of the methodology employed and the significance of the dissertation topic.… Read More »

Summer Institute: Space in Two Cities: Detroit and Shenyang, Wayne State University

An exciting summer institute being held at Wayne State University on “Space in Two Cities: Detroit and Shenyang.” This institute will address how post-industrial cities like Detroit and Shenyang, once manufacturing powerhouses, use or reuse space. The goal is to use a series of cross-disciplinary lectures, documentaries, tours, and visual conversations to explore space within and… Read More »

Data Teaching Summer Institute

Please see below for information about applying for the “Digital Storytelling with Large-Scale Digital Learning Technology Platforms” summer institute, co-convened by the MSU Graduate School, Abrams Planetarium, MSU Libraries, and MSU Museum. Applications are due by 11:59 PM on May 17, 2019. Digital Storytelling with Large-Scale Digital Learning Technology PlatformsJune 17-21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM This… Read More »

Graduate School Workshops

Thesis and Dissertation Walk In Help Sessions available Thursday, April 11, 1:30-3:30PM  and Wednesday, April 24, 9AM-11AM Room 220 Chittenden Hall Students should come to the drop-in sessions with specific formatting questions regarding their documents.  We will not be reviewing entire documents at these sessions.  The entire document gets reviewed by the Graduate School when the student… Read More »

Event: Strategies for Publishing your Community-Engaged Scholarship

8:00 a.m. check-in, breakfast, and networking; 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. workshop 138 Brody Hall Friday, March 29, 2019 Do you have a great service-learning, outreach teaching, or community engagement project, but are not sure how to write it up for a peer-reviewed publication? Would you like to get more than one publication out of… Read More »

Call for Applicants: The 6th Summer School on Higher Education 2019 – Methods and approaches in higher education research, Consortium of Higher Education Researchers in Finland

This year’s theme “methods and approaches in higher education research”addresses the new directions and dilemmas related to methods and methodologies in higher education research as a complex multidisciplinary field. The summer school addresses the big decisions faced by all PhD students in the course of their dissertation: the choice of the methods and approaches and their… Read More »

Event: University Graduate Certification in College Teaching Institute

University Graduate Certification in College Teaching Institute May 9-10, 2019 MSU Union Ballroom The Graduate School invites you to an intensive program that will help fulfill the workshop portion of the requirements for the MSU CCTP. Over the course of two days, featured speakers will discuss teaching with technology, assessing student learning outcomes, creating effective learning… Read More »

Upcoming Graduate School Workshops

GradInfo/GradPlan/GradAudit/ Degree Audit Instruction & Tutorial Tuesday, March 26, 2019 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm 110 Chittenden Hall This will be a session on GradInfo, GradPlan, GradAudit and Degree Audit, providing an overview of the four systems, covering system navigation, data entry, and common problems. To register, click here. Research Mentor Training Friday, March 29, 2019 –… Read More »