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Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

 
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OCTOBER 12, 2013

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AFTER OCTOBER 12

      • 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 11/20/13
        4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Wrapping it Up: Writing Abstracts, Revising Your Work, and Writing Grant Proposals
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This session addresses key tasks for graduate student writers. Writing Center consultants will walk you through some of the most important steps in wrapping up a paper, including writing an abstract, revising for an audience, and writing grant proposals.

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

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      • Wed 01/29/14
        4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Quantitative Education and AU Graduate Programs
      • McDowell Formal
      • The Provost's Task Force on Quantitative Training released a report calling for raising quantitative training standards and expanding quantitative content in graduate courses. We will discuss the implications of adopting these and other initiatives. Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join this campus conversation. We want all voices and differing views heard at this forum.

        Type: Information Session
        Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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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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