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This day-long program, offered Tuesday, April 28, presents the foundations of effective pedagogy. Participants will be involved in hands-on activities designed to improve their teaching effectiveness and inform them about evidence-based pedagogical methods. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with the principles and critical understanding necessary to enhance student learning. A career advice session is also included.
Need a ride? UC AirportRide is a student-run shuttle service from UC’s Main Campus (CRC Circle) to the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)—free of charge, for all UC students. The shuttle service is reservation-only, and will run Wednesday, April 29 to Sunday, May 3. Spots are limited, so sign up as soon as you are certain of your travel plans. Registration is open until Monday, April 27. If you have questions, please email UCAirportRide@gmail.com.
Gavin D’Souza, a mechanical engineering student, was recognized for his outstanding master’s thesis work at the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools’ annual meeting in April. His thesis, “Influence of Serial Coronary Stenoses on Diagnostic Parameters: An In-vitro Study with Numerical Validation,” addresses a critical issue that arises with certain cases of heart disease: When a patient has multiple blockages in their coronary artery, how can doctors accurately diagnose the severity of each blockage?
As a fellow in the 2015 Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) Early Career Policy Fellows Program, Ryan Makinson (neuroscience, PhD) participated in SfN's ninth annual Capitol Hill Day on Thursday, March 26, 2015. During their visits with members of Congress, Ryan and his fellow neuroscientists discussed the benefits of investing in scientific and biomedical research and advocated for increased federal funding for scientific research.
The Graduate School Office is seeking a graduate assistant for the 2015-16 academic year to design electronic and print materials, and to take and edit photographs for various publications. Full-time graduate students proficient in Adobe Creative suite and willing to work within UC and Graduate School branding guidelines are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to students with strong graphic design and photography portfolios.
The Office of the University Ombuds is interviewing graduate students for the 2015-16 year. Click on this link to view the full job description and to learn more about the Ombuds Office. Please contact Talia Tuesta at email@example.com with a cover letter and resume or if you have questions.
In graduate school and postdoctoral positions, it’s hard to make fitness a priority—sometimes it seems impossible. However, keeping active benefits both your physical and mental health. Take a look at our suggestions for how to work some physical activity into your busy schedule.
For the third year in a row, the Graduate School is sponsoring an Interdisciplinary Dissertation Workshop open to students in any field! ENGL9010 will be offered May 11-22, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The Graduate School is offering scholarships for the 1-credit class; after enrolling, students will receive an award to cover tuition. Please click on this announcement for more information and for enrollment instructions (a short statement and an email from the student’s advisor are due by May 4).