Events coordinated by the College of Graduate Studies

Upcoming Events

  • Grad Gathering

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Welcome Graduate Students! The College of Graduate Studies, Graduate Outreach, and the Graduate Student Association would like to invite you to Grad Gathering, a welcome week event for graduate students. Join us at the new Graduate Student Center in Trevor Colbourn Hall, room 213 to meet other graduate students, learn about events throughout the year and discover ways to get ...

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  • What is a CV?

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    How does a CV differ from a resume? Techniques to target academic and professional positions will be discussed. Discover the components and formats to create a document that effectively communicates your professional background. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Identifying Graduate Funding Opportunities

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Participants will learn about opportunities for graduate funding and funding search databases available to students. This workshop will also provide tips for searching for assistant opportunities as well as applying to fellowship awards and scholarships. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Writing like a Member in my Academic Field

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Each academic field has set guidelines for genres, purposes and varying audiences. This workshop will focus on how to guide a novice in their understanding of appropriate writing conventions by reading and analyzing subject-specific texts, practicing discipline-specific writing tasks, and helping them understand the theoretical foundations of their academic discipline in regard to written communication. Students must register for all ...

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  • Networking Techniques (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Overcome fears and anxiety related to networking by using outcome based thinking. Learn what to do before, during and after a networking event. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Applying for Graduate Research Fellowships

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Do you need help preparing and applying for competitive graduate research fellowships? Join us in a discussion about graduate fellowship application components and tips to craft a clear, competitive application that addresses the requirements of the funding agency. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Creating and Presenting Posters

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Participants in this session will learn how to design, create and deliver a poster presentation. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Dealing with Communication Anxiety

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Many people deal with some level of communication anxiety when speaking in public. Whether you lead a small discussion, teach a large lecture, or present at meetings or conferences, nerves can get the best of you. We will learn some techniques to alleviate speaking anxiety and boost confidence in the classroom. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF ...

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Where to Publish & Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Intellectual and Other Conflicts of Interest: Your Rights and Responsibilities - Elective

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This workshop addresses the various conflicts of interest encountered by faculty during their academic and research tenure. The session will address conflicts of interest between faculty and students, financial conflicts of interests related to sponsored research and conflicts of commitments related to faculty members institutional assignments and their private business or consulting activity. The objective of the session is to ...

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  • Pursue Your Passions Through Entrepreneurship

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Ever wanted to turn your jewelry-making obsession into an Etsy shop or your home brewing hobby into the next craft brewery? Come hear Rachel Stern, Assistant Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, talk about turning your pleasurable pastimes into money-making enterprises. 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: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Join us for this two in one workshop to learn more about evaluating research impacts and managing your online research profile. 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 ...

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  • “Writing to Learn” and “Learning to Write”: Two Strategies on the Road to Expertise

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    While writing facilitates learning effectively, it also serves a means for a writer to become an expert in their field. Writing studies have shown how low stakes writing helps writers to learn constructed domain knowledge in their academic field, provided that writers practice short, informal writing tasks that will encourage them to focus their attention on a particular aspect of ...

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  • Library Research & Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    What strategies are you using to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and research projects. Learn about citation tracking options, database search strategies, creating alerts to stay updated on publications, features for customizing Google Scholar, and tips for organizing sources with citation management tools. Please bring your laptop to follow along with ...

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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