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AUGUST 22, 2013

Thursday
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AFTER AUGUST 22

      • Wed 10/02/13
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Fulfilling (and Excelling at) your Foreign Language Requirement Examination: Resources & Strategies
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • In this workshop we will review the language requirements currently in place for the different areas of graduate study and the best ways for you to prepare to demonstrate the required proficiency. We'll start by specifically discussing what is entailed by the required proficiency examination and how to tailor your prep efforts to address the exam's demands. We will then utilize a standardized ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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      • Wed 10/30/13
        5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Overview of Grant Writing
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This interactive workshop will look at the fundamentals of proposal writing in the context of a successful funding strategy. It will examine the process of matching a project to a potential funder's interests and presenting it in the most effective way.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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      • Wed 11/13/13
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Fulfilling (and Excelling at) your Foreign Language Requirement Examination: Resources & Strategies
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • In this workshop we will review the language requirements currently in place for the different areas of graduate study and the best ways for you to prepare to demonstrate the required proficiency. We'll start by specifically discussing what is entailed by the required proficiency examination and how to tailor your prep efforts to address the exam's demands. We will then utilize a standardized ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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      • Wed 02/05/14
        3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • "Out of Print" - Viewing and Conversation with the Director
      • Butler Board Room
      • Are Kindles changing the way we read? And if so, for better or worse? Digital reading is rapidly replacing print for both personal enjoyment and professional work. The new documentary "Out of Print" weighs the pros and cons of reading on screens versus in hardcopy.

        Vivienne Roumani, the film's director, joins us for a screening and discussion of the film. The event is co-sponsored by the ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 02/05/14
        5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Framing A Research Question
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • Presented by Paula Warrick, Career Center, Office of Merit Awards

        Successful applications for nationally comptitive grants have one element in common: a clear and compelling central question or research problem. Developing such a question usually requires many drafts and a process of trial and error. In this session we will address some of the challenges associated with framing a research ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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