Events coordinated by the College of Graduate Studies

Upcoming Events

  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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  • Thesis Defense: Evaluation Hydrologic Fluxes Through Stormwater Treatment Systems: Implication to Freshwater Springs in a Karst Environment

    ENG II 211P

    Announcing the Final Examination of Nyle Rice for the degree of Master of Science In recent years, concentrations of nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus have increased in surface and groundwater resources, due in part to non-point source pollution associated with stormwater runoff. The elevated nutrient concentrations found in stormwater runoff have prompted the design of best management practices (BMP's) ...

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  • Doing the Right Thing: What Every Graduate Student Should Know About Research Misconduct – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    In this session students will learn the 12 core areas of responsible conduct of research (RCR). The core areas will be explored using a combination of case studies and facilitated discussion. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing the historical foundations of RCR within the broader landscape of ethics. Students will learn how to leverage communication and disclosure for the ethical ...

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  • Authorship, Credit and Collaborative Scholarship and Research: Ethical Pitfalls to Avoid – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop will help to clarify rules governing authorship of peer-reviewed publications, with particular focus on archival journals. We will identify issues and decision making with respect to authorship through the instructor’s personal experiences and example case studies. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Dissertation Defense: Experimental and Modeling Study of Oxy-Fuel CO2 Combustion for Direct-Fired Power Cycles

    HEC: 113

    Announcing the Final Examination of Owen Pryor for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Supercritical carbon dioxide power cycle is a revolutionary concept for zero-emission, high efficiency, and compact power generation. This concept has brought about new questions on the chemical kinetics of several small hydrocarbon fuels and the effects of carbon dioxide as the primary diluent on the different ...

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  • Thesis Defense: Gender and Conflict in Long-Term Romantic Relationships

    NSC: 254

    Announcing the Final Examination of Emily Hamlin for the degree of Master of Arts in Communication. Conflict is inevitable, but not inherently negative. All relationships face conflict with some frequency and long-term romantic partnerships are no exception. This exploratory qualitative study investigated conflict types, approaches, and affective components using digital conflict journals. Participants logged their relational conflict for one month ...

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  • Data Management: Perils of Fabrication, Falsification, and Confidentiality – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop addresses research misconduct in the form of fabrication of data or experimental outcomes, falsifying data or originality of material (e.g., plagiarism) and breech of confidentially of data as it relates to human subjects or contractual obligations. An historical perspective is given to highlight some infamous examples of misconduct and the ensuing scandals when they were publicized. Some mechanisms ...

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love and Use (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover ...

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  • Authorship, Credit and Collaborative Scholarship and Research: Ethical Pitfalls to Avoid – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop will help to clarify rules governing authorship of peer-reviewed publications, with particular focus on archival journals. We will identify issues and decision making with respect to authorship through the instructor’s personal experiences and example case studies. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Ethics: Personal Integrity as a Graduate Student – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop is an examination of relevant issues involved in the concept of "integrity" in one's role as a graduate student. Among the issues discussed are professional codes of conduct the meaning of "honor" and personal responsibility. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Does the idea of giving a presentation freak you out? I have good news and bad news. Bad news – presentations are unavoidable in your courses and in your future career path. Good news – presentation skills are something you can easily improve! This 45-minute session will provide some tips, tricks, and ideas for how to become a better presenter. ...

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  • Ethical Decision Making in Graduate School and Beyond – ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Actions taken as a result of a decision made reflect one’s values and principles. Inherently, we know what is right and wrong behavior but do we understand how others judge right and wrong behavior. This seminar will provide problem-solving methods and critical questioning techniques associated with the practice of ethical decision making. During the seminar, participants will have an opportunity ...

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  • Intellectual Property Rights – ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    John Miner from the Office of Research and Commercialization will present this seminar which will address intellectual property rights specifically concerning graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Teaching – ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    A discussion of various issues that may and do arise in college and university-level teaching, including disruptive student behavior, academic dishonesty, FERPA, your responsibilities as an instructor or Teaching Assistant. Also included as a central feature is the place of the UCF Creed and UCF Golden Rule as guiding principles. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and academic projects. Learn about cited reference searches and database search strategies, how to create alerts to stay up to date, tips to customize Google Scholar, and options to manage sources using Mendeley and RefWorks. Please bring your laptop if ...

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  • Smart Answers to Tough Questions: Advanced Interviewing

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Distinguish between what the employer is asking and what the employer really wants to know! Develop strategies that will help you answer tough behavior based questions. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics & Measuring Impact Citation metrics provide quantitative data used to evaluate the impact of a scholar’s research. Several methods and tools exist to assist scholars with obtaining information about citation counts and impact data, such as ISI Web of Science, Google Scholar, and other citation counting tools by discipline. Metrics also assist scholars with identifying key ...

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Data Management: Perils of Fabrication, Falsification, and Confidentiality – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop addresses research misconduct in the form of fabrication of data or experimental outcomes, falsifying data or originality of material (e.g., plagiarism) and breech of confidentially of data as it relates to human subjects or contractual obligations. An historical perspective is given to highlight some infamous examples of misconduct and the ensuing scandals when they were publicized. Some mechanisms ...

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  • Ethical Decision Making in Graduate School and Beyond – ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Actions taken as a result of a decision made reflect one’s values and principles. Inherently, we know what is right and wrong behavior but do we understand how others judge right and wrong behavior. This seminar will provide problem-solving methods and critical questioning techniques associated with the practice of ethical decision making. During the seminar, participants will have an opportunity ...

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  • Create a Professional Portfolio

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Understand the importance of showcasing your skills, experiences and accomplishments through the use of a portfolio. Compare the advantages of both a hard copy and an electronic portfolio. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Create a Professional Portfolio

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Understand the importance of showcasing your skills, experiences and accomplishments through the use of a portfolio. Compare the advantages of both a hard copy and an electronic portfolio. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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