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Are you interested in becoming a professor at a postsecondary institution? If you haven't explored the opportunities available through the Preparing Future Faculty certificate program, take the time to read what it's all about. You can also learn more by attending the PFF Information Session on Monday, Nov. 10, 12:30-2 p.m. in TUC 400B. Staff and faculty will be on hand to review program requirements, talk about the courses, and answer your questions.
Every summer, a group of Nobel laureates and over 600 promising young scientists meet in Lindau, Germany to discuss current research topics and practices. During the summer of 2014, the University of Cincinnati was represented at this prestigious event by two graduate students, Amy Engevik (Systems Biology and Physiology) and Kyle McCracken (Molecular and Developmental Biology/Medical Scientist Training Program). Amy and Kyle share their experiences in Lindau with us.
This issue showcases cutting edge research, innovative scholarship and outstanding service by UC graduate students. Look inside to find: engineering student Syed Abbas paves the way for safer buildings for earthquake zones; educational studies student Peggy Shannon-Baker studies culture shock as a learning experience; and physical therapy student Barbara Zoretic provides much-needed assistance and training to caregivers in Cancun.
As the crime reports come rolling into your inbox, it’s difficult to not become a bit anxious about the state of safety at UC. Know that both UC and Cincinnati take your safety very seriously. There are many resources available to help keep you safe, whether you’re on campus, off campus or at home. Click here for a list of resources to help you stay safe.
With all the time you put into your academics and research, how much time do you spend planning how to leverage your experience into a career? Not all students and postdocs get the same level of guidance when it comes to career advising and developing skills necessary for the workplace. This is where an Individual Development Plan comes in.
Writing Group has expended its mission to support students working on any writing project (not just the thesis/dissertation)! GSGA’s Writing Group allows graduate students to meet with their peers on a weekly basis to work on their writing project—such as course papers, journal articles, and the dissertation/ thesis—and to get encouragement and feedback. For Fall Semester, please check the schedule for times and locations.
The UC Office of Research is pleased to announce that the ability to search for core facilities, test labs, centers and institutes is now available through the Research Directory at research.uc.edu/directory. Each facility listing includes a summary with contact information and a web link where applicable. The facility’s services offered and available equipment are optionally listed as well. The Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Laboratory in the College of Medicine is a good example of a facility listing that includes both services and equipment.
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.