Academic Agenda: News and Notes from the Graduate College

Monday, December 10, 2018 – Sunday, December 16, 2018

This is the last Academic Agenda of the Fall Semester. We will resume in Febrary 2019.

THESIS/DISSERTATION DEFENSES

James Roll: Inferring RNA 3D Motifs from Sequence and Probing Data

Department of Mathematics and Statistics | Mon, Dec 10, 2018 | 2:30pm-3:30pm | 459 Math Science

Yehan Ma: Simultaneous Inference for Survival Data

Department of Mathematics and Statistics | Fri, Dec 14, 2018 | 10:30am-12:30pm | 459 Math Science

EVENTS DURING WINTER SESSION

How to Recognize Student Distress and How to Create a Productive Classroom [INFO]

Graduate College | Wed, Jan 9, 2019 | 10 AM – 12 PM | Olscamp 107 and Online

Workshop: Tips for Creating a Great 3 Minute Thesis [INFO]

Graduate College | Wed, Jan 9 2019 | 3pm-4:30pm | BTSU 207

From Backpack to Briefcase: Career Boot Camp [INFO]

Career Center | Mon, Jan 14 2019 to Thurs, Jan 17 2019 | 10:00 am -1:30 pm | various locations

Three Minute Thesis Entry Deadline [INFO]

Graduate College | Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Dissertation Boot Camp [INFO]

Learning Commons | Thurs, Jan 17 and Fri, Jan18, 2019 | 9:00am-5:00pm | Jerome Library-Learning Commons

11th Annual MLK Jr. Day of Service Food Drive [INFO]

Center for Civic and Student Engagement | Sat, Jan 19 and Sun, Jan 20, 2019 | various times

Post-graduate School Careers with the Career Center [INFO]

Graduate College | Tues, Jan 22, 2019 | 10 AM – 12 PM | Olscamp 107 and Online

Faculty First Generation Discussion Group [INFO]

Center for Faculty Excellence | Tues, Jan 22, 2019 | 11:00am to 12:30pm | Olscamp 106

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program is hosting personal or scholarly essay or art project that reflects "Self-Care as Resistance: Women’s Health" Entries will be considered for a contest with cash prizes. [INFO]

The Black Issues Conference will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 with featured speaker Shaun King. Abstract Submissions are due December 30. [INFO]

The 10th Annual Shanklin Colloquium and Graduate Student Awards will take place on April 18, 2019. The submission deadline for papers is February 12, 2019. First place in each category receives $1,250.00 and second place in each category receives $750.00. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

The Graduate College invites you to enjoy free coffee all during finals week! Stop in 120 McFall between 9am to 4pm during finals week for a warm place to take a break. Graduate students and graduate faculty welcome!

The Three Minute Thesis Competition will take place at BGSU in February, 7 2019. The event is free and open to the BGSU community.  Apply to compete by January 14, 2019 for consideration.  [INFO]

The Graduate College has been asked by the faculty to provide extra marketing for several

courses for Spring 2019. These courses can be viewed here.

Previous Academic Agendas

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Connecting Learning Expectations with Assessment Workshop [Registration Required]

Center for Faculty Excellence | Tues, Dec 4, 2018 | 2:00pm-3:00pm | Olscamp 106

Abstract Writing Workshop [INFO]

Office of Multicultural Affairs | Wed, Dec 5, 2018 | 11:30am-1:20pm | BTSU 407

2018 State of the University Address [INFO]

Office of the President | Wed, Dec 5, 2018 | 1:30pm-2:30pm | Lenhart Grand Ballroom

Multicultural Initiatives for Graduate Student Success (MIGSS) Winter Holiday Social [INFO]

MIGSS | Thurs, Dec 6, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | BTSU 207

Annihilation: Finding Beauty in the Horror of Death and Destruction: A roundtable [INFO]

Popular Culture Scholars Association | Thurs, Dec 6, 2018 | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Jerome Library 4th floor

Graduate Student Senate Meeting [INFO]

Graduate Student Senate | Fri, Dec 7, 2018 | 3:00pm-5:00pm | McFall Gallery

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program is accepting personal or scholarly essays or art projects that reflects "Self-Care as Resistance: Women’s Health". Entries will be considered for a contest with cash prizes. [INFO]

The Latino/a/x Issues Conference will take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Call for programs are due December 7, 2018. [INFO]

The 21st Annual Student Research Conference: Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies will take place on Friday, February 8, 2019. Call for papers are due December 7. [INFO]

The Black Issues Conference will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 with featured speaker Shaun King. Abstract Submissions are due December 30. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

The Three Minute Thesis Competition will take place at BGSU on February 7, 2019. The event is free and open to the BGSU community.  Apply to compete by January 14, 2019.  [INFO]

Workshop: Tips for Creating a Great 3 Minute Thesis (no RSVP required)

Wed, Jan 9, 2018 | 3:00pm-4:30pm | BTSU 207

The Graduate College is hosting professional development activities for graduate students over the winter session! Registration is required. Click on the title for more information and how to register.

The Graduate College has been asked by the faculty to provide extra marketing for several courses for Spring2019. These courses can be viewed here.

The Graduate College will be providing free coffee for the graduate community during finals week, Dec 10-Dec 14 from 9am-4pm. Stop in for a bit!

Please note: the last Academic Agenda of the Fall semester is Friday, December 7, 2018 and will resume Spring 2019.

The Academic Agenda is published every Friday by the Graduate College during the Fall and Spring semesters. Submit events and announcements to gradcol@bgsu.edu.  Submissions are due Wednesday at 5:00pm the week before the event.  

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Accessibility and Content Creation Workshop [Registration required]

Center for Faculty Excellence | Tues, Nov 27, 2018 | 11:00am-12:00pm | Olscamp 106

MS Computer Science Project Poster Session

Department of Computer Science | Tues, Nov 27, 2018 | 1:00pm-3:00pm | Hayes 020

How to Recognize & Address Student Stress [Registration required]

Center for Faculty Excellence | Wed, Nov 28 2018 | 2:00pm-3:00pm | Olscamp 110

Connecting Learning Expectations with Assessment Workshop [Registration required]

Center for Faculty Excellence | Thurs, Nov 292018 | 10:00am-11:00am | Olscamp 106

How to choose a thesis advisor [INFO]

BGSU Culture Club | Fri, Nov 30, 2018 | 2:00pm-4:00pm | East Hall 103

"Let the Arts Move You”: 2018 ArtsX  [INFO]

School of Art | Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 | 5:00pm-9:00pm | Fine Arts Center

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program is hosting personal or scholarly essay or art project that reflects "Self-Care as Resistance: Women’s Health" Entries will be considered for a contest with cash prizes. [INFO]

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1, 2018. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

The Latino/a/x Issues Conference will take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Call for programs are due December 7, 2018. [INFO]

The 21st Annual Student Research Conference: Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies will take place on Friday, February, 8. Call for papers are due December 7. [INFO]

The Black Issues Conference will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 with featured speaker Shaun King. Abstract Submissions are due December 30. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

The Three Minute Thesis Competition will take place at BGSU in February, 7 2019. Apply by January 14, 2019 for consideration.  [INFO]

Workshop: Tips for Creating a Great 3 Minute Thesis (no RSVP required)

Wed, Jan 9 2018 | 3pm-4:30pm | BTSU 207

The Graduate College is hosting professional development activities for graduate students over the winter session! Registration is required. Click on the title for more information and how to register.

·         January 9, 2019: How to Recognize Student Distress with Jodi Webb

·         January 17 and 18, 2019: Dissertation Boot Camp with The Learning Commons

·         January 22, 2019: Post-graduate School Careers with the Career Center

The Graduate College has been asked by the faculty to provide extra marketing for several

courses for Spring 2019. These courses can be viewed here.

Upcoming Multicultural Initiatives for Graduate Student Success (MIGSS event): Winter Holiday Social [INFO]

Thurs, Dec 6 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | BTSU 207

Graduate Student Senate Meeting (open to all) [INFO]

Fri, Dec 7, 2018 | 3:00pm-5:00pm | McFall 2nd floor gallery

Please note: the last Academic Agenda of the Fall semester is Friday, December 7, 2018 and will resume on Spring 2019.

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Familiar Sounds: Music and Popular Culture  by Anna DeGalan [INFO]

Popular Culture Scholars Association | Mon, Nov 19, 2018 | 10:30am-11:20am | Jerome Library 4th floor

“Crafting a Personal Tale: The Complexities of Native American Biographies.” With Dr. Michelle Stokely [INFO]

Office of Multicultural Affairs | Mon, Nov 19, 2018 | 5:30pm-7:00pm | BTSU 427

Thanksgiving Break

Thurs, Nov 22- Friday, Nov 23, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Latino/a/x Issues Conference will take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Call for programs are due December 7, 2018. [INFO]

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1, 2018. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

The Black Issues Conference will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 with featured speaker Shaun King. Abstract Submissions are due December 30. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

The Graduate College is hosting professional development activities for graduate students over the winter session! Registration is required. Click on the title for more information and how to register.

·         January 9, 2019: How to Recognize Student Distress with Jodi Webb

·         January 17 and 18, 2019: Dissertation Boot Camp with The Learning Commons

·         January 22, 2019: Post-graduate School Careers with the Career Center

The Graduate College has been asked by the faculty to provide extra marketing for several

courses for Spring 2019. These courses can be viewed here.

The Three Minute Thesis Competition will take place at BGSU on February 7, 2019. [INFO]

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

    Immigrant Ohio 2018 Symposium [INFO]

School of Arts and Sciences | Tues, Nov 13, 2018 | various times | BTSU

    Local History Publication Award Lecture [INFO]

University Libraries | Tues, Nov 13, 2018 | 4:00pm-5:00pm | Jerome Library Pallister Conference Room

    Writing Clear and Challenging Learning Outcomes Workshop [Registration required]

Center for Faculty Excellence | Wed, Nov 14, 2018 | 9:00am-10:00am | Olscamp 106

     Conference Abstract Writing Workshop [INFO]

Office of Multicultural Affairs | Wed, Nov 14, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | BTSU 427

    "The Varieties of Emotion Regulation Strategy: A Clinical Neuroscience Perspective" [INFO]

Department of Biological Sciences | Wed, Nov 14, 2018 | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Life Sciences Building 112

    Faculty Focus Series: Designing Assignments for Student Reflections of Learning [RSVP required]

Center for Community and Civic Engagement | Thurs, Nov 15, 2018 | 11:30am to 1:00pm | University Hall 405A

    "Community Organizations' Role in Combating Sex Trafficking and Sex Tourism" with Dr. Lara Lengel [INFO]

Center for Culture and Society | Thurs, Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30pm-8:00pm | Wood County Library

    Northwest Ohio Center of Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education Symposium [Registration required]

NWO | Sat, Nov 17, 2018 | various times | Olscamp Hall

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Latino/a/x Issues Conference will take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Call for programs are due December 7, 2018. [INFO]

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1, 2018. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

The Black Issues Conference will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 with featured speaker Shaun King. Abstract Submissions are due December 30. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

The Graduate College is hosting professional development activities for graduate students over the winter session! Registration is required. Click on the title for more information and how to register.

·         January 9, 2019: How to Recognize Student Distress with Jodi Webb

·         January 17 and 18, 2019: Dissertation Boot Camp with The Learning Commons

·         January 22, 2019: Post-graduate School Careers with the Career Center

The Three Minute Thesis Competition will take place at BGSU in February 2019. [INFO]

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Grand Opening: Student Art Gallery [INFO]

    Graduate College | Mon, Nov 5, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | 120 McFall

Safe Zone Training for Faculty [Registration Required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Tues, Nov 6, 2018 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm | Olscamp 106

Accessibility and Content Creation Workshop [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Wed, Nov 7, 2018 | 10:30am to 11:30am | Olscamp 106

Faculty Research Series [INFO]

    Center for Women & Gender Equity | Wed, Nov 7 | 12:00pm to 1:00pm | Hayes 203

“The Amsterdam T-Shirt Project" Presentation and Film Screening [INFO]

     University Libraries | Wed, Nov 7 |1:00pm to 2:00pm | Jerome Library Pallister Room

College of Arts and Sciences Academic Labor Colloquium [INFO]

    College of Arts and Science | Wed, Nov 7, 2018 | 3:30am-5:00pm | BTSU 228

American Culture Journal Discussion Club [INFO]

    Department of American Culture Studies | Wed, Nov 7, 2018 | 4:00pm-5:00pm | East 103

Gender and Equity in Academia panel [INFO]

    Multicultural Initiatives for Graduate Student Success | Thurs, Nov 8, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | BTSU 314

Symposia: Caregiving and Family Well Being Later in Life [Registration required]

    Center for Family & Demographic Research | Thurs, Nov 8, 2018 | 8:30am-2:30pm | various locations

Feminist Research: Critical Reading Collective [INFO]

    Center for Women and Gender Equity | Fri, Nov 9, 2018 |at 11:30am-1:00pm | Hayes 203

21st Century Englishes: Culture, Community & Change [Registration required]

    Department of English | Sat, Nov 10, 2018 | various times

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

BGSU Votes is providing free rides to vote on Election Day and to early voting. Pick-up is available for any location in Bowling Green and is open to students, faculty, and staff. [Reservation required.]

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

The Black Issues Conference will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 with featured speaker Shaun King. Abstract Submissions are due December 30. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

Important deadlines for Fall 2018 graduates:

Forms are submitted via Docusign eforms. See Documents and Forms  to access specific forms.

·         Friday, November 9, 2018 – Completed Thesis/Dissertation Defense and Manuscript Form including all signatures is due in the Graduate College by 5:00 p.m.

·         Friday, November 16, 2018 – Deadline to upload approved, final copy of master’s thesis/doctoral dissertation.

·         Friday, November 30th, 2018 - Results of the capstone experience for ALL Plan II (non-thesis) master’s degrees must be received.

The Graduate College is compiling a list of graduate courses of interest to distribute to graduate students. Submit courses you would like to have included by using this form no later than Monday, November 5.

The Graduate College will be hosting the Three Minute Thesis Competition in February 2019. [INFO]

The Graduate College has launched two new pages of interest: professional development for graduate students and how Winter Session affects graduate students. 

The Academic Agenda is published every Friday by the Graduate College during the Fall and Spring semesters. Submit events and announcements to gradcol@bgsu.edu.  Submissions are due Wednesday at 5:00pm the week before the event.  

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Beyond Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Part 2 Workshop [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Mon, Oct 29, 2018 | 2:00pm-4:00pm | Olscamp 106

Gaming the System: Technology and Art in the History of Play with Dr. Kelli Wood, University of Michigan [INFO]

    Division of Art History | Oct 29, 2018 | 5:00pm-6:00pm | Olscamp 111

The Business Case for Sustainability with Dr. Bruce Meyer, Ph.D., M.B.A. [INFO]

    Office of Campus Sustainability | Mon, Oct 29, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | BTSU 315

Active Learning Classroom Workshop Certification [Registration Required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Thurs, Nov 1, 2018 | 2:00pm-4:00pm | Olscamp 106

Three Identical Strangers Screening/Discussion with Dr. Montana Miller, Research Compliance Officer [Registration required]

    Graduate College | Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 | 6:00pm-9:00pm | Hayes 118

“Sound, The Sensory and Auditory Praxis” with Dr. Justin Patch, Vassar College and Dr. Mark Lomanno, Northeastern University

    Ethnomusicology area, College of Musical Arts | Friday, Nov 2, 2018 | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Moore 3010

10th Annual Food and Nutrition Symposium [INFO]

    College Health & Human Services | Nov 2, 2018 | various times | BTSU

DISSERTATION DEFENSE

Yihui Li, "Do all Asian Americans Feel Alike? Exploring Asian American College Students’ Sense of Belonging on Campuses"

Higher Education and Student Affairs | Mon, Oct 29, 2018 | 1:30pm-3:30pm | BA 104

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Black Issues Conference will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 with featured speaker Shaun King. Abstract Submissions are due December 30. [INFO]

The Center for Community & Civic Engagement is hosting a Graduate Student Service Trip this January. To register, visit, 100 University Hall. [INFO]

The Institute for Society & Culture (ICS) is accepting applications for 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows. [INFO]

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

Register for upcoming The Center for Family & Demographic Research Symposium: Care-giving and Family Well-Being Later in Life on November 8 [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

Upcoming: Grand Opening: Student Art Gallery, Monday, November 5, 12pm-1pm. Light refreshments. All are welcome. [INFO]

Upcoming: Gender and Equity in Academia lunchtime panel, Thursday, November 8, 12pm. Sponsored by MIGSS. [INFO]

The Graduate College will be hosting the Three Minute Thesis Competition in February 2019. [INFO]

The Graduate College has launched two new pages of interest: professional development for graduate students and how Winter Session affects graduate students. 

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

“The War Powers Pivot: How Congress Lost its Power in Korea” with Professor Mary L. Dudziak [INFO]

    2018 Gary R. Hess Lecture in Policy History | Mon, Oct 22, 2018 | 4:00pm-5:30pm | BTSU 228

Canvas 101 for GAs Workshop [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 | 10:00am- 12:00pm | Olscamp 106

Colloquium: “How the Dinosaurs Died and the Value of Simplicity”

    Department of Philosophy | Wed, Oct 24, 2018 | 4:00pm-6:00pm | Shatzel 301

“How (and Why) Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation Influence Evaluations of Job Applicants” with Dr. Trenton Mize, Purdue University [INFO]

    Center for Family & Demographic Research | Wed, Oct 24, 2018 | 12:30pm-1:30pm | BTSU 207

Seminar: Hien M. Nguyen - Wayne State University [INFO]

    Department of Photochemical Sciences | Wed, Oct 24, 2018 | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Overman 123

Seminar: Dr. Suzanne Gray, The Ohio State University [INFO]

    Biological Sciences | Wed, Oct 24, 2018 | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Life Sciences Building 112

Peace Corps Fellowship Info Session for Graduate Coordinators [INFO]

    Peace Corps Fellows at BGSU | Wed, Oct 24 | 4:00pm-5:00pm |BTSU 315

"Shattering the Silence on Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss" with Dr. Lisa Hanasono [INFO]

    Institute for Culture and Society | Thurs, Oct 25, 2018 | 11:00am-12:30pm | BTSU 207

Writing Clear and Challenging Learning Outcomes Workshop [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Thurs, Oct 25, 2018 | 2:00pm-3:00pm | Olscamp 106

"But what kind of challenge & support: Learners' reflections on memorable experience." With Dr. Patricia King [INFO]

    Department of Higher Education & Student Affairs | Fri, Oct 26, 2018 | 10:00am-11:30am | BTSU 206

PRAXIS professional development seminar: Assembling Your Thesis/Dissertation Committee [INFO]

    School of Cultural and Critical Studies | Fri, Oct 26, 2018 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm | East 103

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Center for Community & Civic Engagement is hosting a Graduate Student Service Trip this January. To register, visit, 100 University Hall. [INFO]

    The Institute for Society & Culture (ICS) is accepting applications for 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows. [INFO]

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

    Register for upcoming The Center for Family & Demographic Research Symposium: Care-giving and Family Well-Being Later in Life on November 8 [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

Reminder to PhD candidates graduating in the Fall: the regalia rental deadline is October 24. Rental and purchase orders should be placed direct at Jostens.com.

The Graduate College will be hosting the Three Minute Thesis Competition in February 2019. Read more about it here.

Visit the winter session page on the Graduate College website to learn how winter session affects graduate students and faculty.

Winter Session and Spring Session 2019 Registration for graduate students begins October 22, 2018. [INFO]

Dr. Montana Miller, BGSU’s new Research Compliance Officer, will be hosting a screening and discussion based on the 2018 award-winning film Three Identical Strangers on November 1 [INFO]

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Visiting Artist Amze Emmons Lecture [INFO]

    School of Art | Oct 15, 2018 | 5:00pm-6:00pm | Fine Arts 1215

The Radical Act of Living Openly, Facilitated by Dr. Diana DePasquale [INFO]

    Multicultural Dialogue Series | Mon, Oct 15, 2018 | 6:30pm-8:00pm | BTSU 427

Program Evaluation: Learning Outcomes, Curriculum Mapping, and Assessment [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Tues, Oct 16, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Olscamp 106

Faculty Focus Workshop: Critical Learning Service-Learning [Registration required]

    Center for Community and Civic Engagement | We Oct 17, 2018 | 12:30pm-2:00pm | University 100

39th Annual New Music Festival: Composer Talk, Aaron Jay Kernis [INFO]

    College of Musical Arts |Thurs, Oct 18, 2018 | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Bryan Recital Hall

How to Survive Grad School as a Student of Color and Speed Mentoring [INFO]

    Multicultural Initiatives for Graduate Student Success | Thurs, Oct 18. 2018 | 5:00pm-7:00pm | BTSU 316

Graduate Student Professional Development Day [INFO]

    Graduate Student Senate | Fri, Oct 18, 2018 | BTSU 2nd floor

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Info session for Graduate Coordinators about the Peace Corps Fellows at BGSU will take place on October 23rd, 4-5 PM at then BTSU 315 [INFO]

The Center for Community & Civic Engagement is hosting a Graduate Student Service Trip this January. To register, visit, 100 University Hall. [INFO]

The Institute for Society & Culture (ICS) is accepting applications for 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows. [INFO]

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

Register for upcoming The Center for Family & Demographic Research Symposium: Care-giving and Family Well-Being Later in Life on November 8 [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

The Katzner Graduate Student Research & Development Award  is due October 15. [INFO].

Visit the winter session page on the Graduate College website to learn how winter session affects graduate students and faculty.

Winter Session and Spring  Session 2019 Registration for graduate students begins October 22, 2018. [INFO]

Reminder to PhD candidates graduating in the Fall: the regalia rental deadline is October 24. Rental and purchase orders should be placed direct at Jostens.com.

You are invited to participate in a one-time seminar led by Dr. Montana Miller, BGSU’s new Research Compliance Officer, based on the 2018 award-winning film Three Identical Strangers on November 1 [INFO]

Monday, October 8, 2018 – Sunday, October 14, 2018

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Common Read Author Visit: Adam Alter [Registration suggested]

Academic Affairs | Mon, Oct 8, 2018 | 7:30pm-9:00pm | BTSU

Common Read Panel with Student innovators: Breaking Social Media Addiction [Info]

Academic Affairs | Tues, Oct 9, 2018 | 2:30pm-4:30pm | University 201

How to Survive a First Job in Academia

School of Cultural and Critical Studies | Wed, Oct 10, 2018 | 4:00pm-5:00pm | BAA 1002

Effective and Dynamic Lecture Slides Workshop [Registration required]

Center for Faculty Excellence | Thurs, Oct 11, 2018 | 10:00am-11:00am | Olscamp 106

Mathematics Colloquium with Dr. John Denver, PhD [INFO]

Math & Stats Department | Fri, Oct 12, 2018 | 3:30pm-5:00pm | Math Sci 459

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The Institute for Society & Culture (ICS) is accepting applications for 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows. [INFO]

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

Register for upcoming The Center for Family & Demographic Research Symposium: Care-giving and Family Well-Being Later in Life on November 8 [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

Upcoming MIGSS Event: Surviving Graduate School as a Person of Color and Speed Mentoring.  Thursday, October 18th, 2018

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Bowen-Thompson Student Union - Room 316

Visit the winter session page on the Graduate College website to learn how winter session affects graduate students and faculty.

Winter Session and Spring  Session 2019 Registration for graduate students begins October 22, 2018. [INFO]

Reminder to PhD candidates graduating in the Fall: the regalia rental deadline is October 24. Rental and purchase orders should be placed direct at Jostens.

The Graduate Student Senate and Graduate College are partnering for the annual Professional Development Day filled with sessions for graduate students to develop skill necessary for life in and outside of graduate school. The event will last from 12:30-5:00pm on Friday, October 19th in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Registration coming soon.

The Graduate College will be granting two awards this Fall semester – the 2018 Distinguished Thesis Award [INFO HERE, due October 12] and the Katzner Graduate Student Research & Development Award [INFO HERE, due October 15].

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

From Populism to Para-militarism in 3 Months: A Brief Description of the Current Crisis in Nicaragua

    Institute for Culture & Society | Mon, Oct 1, 2018 | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Jerome Library Pallister Room

Campesinos, estudienates, artistas y empresarios: Articulaclones y rupturas politicas en Nicaragua partit del 18 de abril

    Institute for Culture & Society | Mon, Oct 1, 2018 | 7:00pm-8:00pm | Jerome Library Pallister Room

From Technology to Media Content Addiction To Mobile Phone Policy In The Classroom [INFO]

    School of Media and Communication | Tues, Oct 2, 2018 | 9:30am-10:45am | Education 115

Faculty Research Series [INFO]

    Center for Women & Gender Equity | Wed, Oct 3, 2018 | 9:00a,-10:00am

Stereotypes and Diversity in Class Board Games

    Popular Culture Scholars Association | Thurs, Oct 4, 2018 | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Jerome Library 4th Floor

Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Associates Workshop [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Thurs, Oct 4, 2018 | 2:00pm-4:00pm | Olscamp 106

Feminist Friday Reading Collective [INFO]

    Center for Women and Gender Equity | Fri, Otober 5, 2018 | 11:30am-1:00pm | 203 Hayes

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

Register for upcoming The Center for Family & Demographic Research Symposium: Care-giving and Family Well-Being Later in Life on November 8 [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

Dean of the Graduate College, Dr. Margaret Zoller Booth, will be hosting Meet & Greet Mondays with the Graduate College Staff on the first Monday of the month. The first event will take place Monday, October 1, 2018 from 12pm-1pm in 120 McFall. All students and faculty are welcome to drop in during the hour. Light refreshments will be served.

Reminder to PhD candidates graduating in the Fall: the regalia rental deadline is October 24. Rental and purchase orders should be placed direct at Jostens

The Graduate Student Senate and Graduate College are partnering for the annual Professional Development Day filled with sessions for graduate students to develop skill necessary for life in and outside of graduate school. The event will last from 12:30-5:00pm on Friday, October 19th in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Registration coming soon.

The Graduate College will be granting two awards this Fall semester – the 2018 Distinguished Thesis Award [INFO HERE, due October 12] and the Katzner Graduate Student Research & Development Award [INFO HERE, due October 15].

Upcoming ETD workshops in the Jerome Library Pallister conference room: [ETD INFO]

·                 Tuesday, October 2nd from 1:30-3:00pm

·                 Wednesday, October 3rd from 11:30am-1:00pm

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Raise a Fist: The 1968 Olympic Protest and Black Athletes Today, Facilitated by Dr. Thomas Edge [INFO]

    Office of Multicultural Affairs | Monday, September 24,  2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | BTSU 427

Change the Story: BGSU Opioid Teach-In [INFO]

    BGSU Change the Story | Tues, Sept 25, 2018 | Various times | BTSU

Banned Comics Presentation - The Anti-comic Books Crusade of the 1950's & Beyond [INFO]

    University Libraries | Thurs, Sept 27 | 1pm-2pm | Jerome Library Pallister Room

Graduate and Professional School Fair and Poster Session [INFO]

    Graduate College | Thurs, Sept 27 | 11:00am-2:00pm | BTSU Lenhart Ballroom

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

The 6th Annual Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies is accepting paper and panel proposals. Due December 1. Graduate students and undergraduates especially encouraged to submit. [INFO]

The Graduate Student Senate Regalia Award Fall 2018 applications are due Monday, September 24, 2018. [INFO]

Graduate Student Senate Professional Development Funding for Fall semester requests are due Monday, September 24, 2018. [INFO]

Register for upcoming The Center for Family & Demographic Research Symposium: Care-giving and Family Well-Being Later in Life on November 8 [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

Dean of the Graduate College, Dr. Margaret Zoller Booth, will be hosting Meet & Greet Mondays on the first Monday of the month. The first event will take place Monday, October 1, 2018 from 12pm-1pm in 120 McFall. All students are faculty are welcome to drop in during the hour. Light refreshments will be provided.

The final deadline to apply for Fall 2018 graduation is Monday, September 24. [More information.]

The Graduate Student Senate and Graduate College are partnering for the annual Professional Development Day filled with sessions for graduate students to develop skill necessary for life in and outside of graduate school. The event will last from 12:30-5:00pm on Friday, October 19th in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. One-hour panel and workshop sessions will  include: Resume/CV Building, Interview Practice, Navigating a Professional Workplace, Diversity in Pedagogy, and Marketing your Degree for Non-Academic Jobs, among others! We will end the day sessions on self-care. Food will be provided throughout the afternoon as well as door prizes and raffled gift cards. Registration coming soon.

The Graduate College will be granting two awards this Fall semester – the 2018 Distinguished Thesis Award [INFO HERE, due October 12] and the Katzner Graduate Student Research & Development Award [INFO HERE, due October 15].

Upcoming ETD workshops in the Jerome Library Pallister conference room

·                 Tuesday, October 2nd from 1:30-3:00pm

·                 Wednesday, October 3rd from 11:30am-1:00pm

[ETD INFO]

The Academic Agenda is published every Friday by the Graduate College during the Fall and Spring semester. Submit events and announcements to gradcol@bgsu.edu.  Submissions are due Wednesday at 5:00pm the week before the event.

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Dialogue and Discussion: What's Religion Got To Do With It? Why Some Women Veil and Some Do Not, Facilitated by Dr. Khani Begum [INFO]

    Office of Multicultural Affairs | Monday, September 17, 2018 5:30pm-7:00pm | BTSU 427

Conspirare: Considering Matthew Shepard Talkback [INFO]

    College of Musical Arts Monday, September 17, 2018 | 9:00pm-9:30pm | Moore Musical Arts Center Recital Hall

Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, McMaster Visiting Scientists and Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society, presents "The World is Blue" [RSVP recommended]

    College of Arts and Sciences | Tuesday, Sept. 18 | at 4:30 p.m.-6:00pm | BTSU 202

“Kinlessness and Mortality: Lacking Family in Older Age”: Dr. Sarah Patterson, University of Western Ontario [INFO]

    Center for Family and Demographic Research Speaker Series | Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | 12:30pm-1:30pm | BTSU 207

Faculty Focus Series: Developing Civil Learning Outcomes for Faculty [Registration Required]

    Center for Community & Civic Engagement | Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 11:30am-1:00pm | University Hall 100

Dr. James Albert, “You Can Observe a Lot by Just Watching: Statistical Lessons from Sports” [INFO]

    Distinguished University Professor Lecture | Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 4:00pm-5:00pm | BTSU 308

Creative Minds Residency: Rita Dove Keynote Address [INFO]

    The Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series | Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 7:30pm-9:00pm | Wolfe Center

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Register for upcoming The Center for Family & Demographic Research Symposium: Care-giving and Family Well-Being Later in Life on November 8 [INFO]

Graduate Student Senate Professional Development Funding for Fall semester requests are due September 24, 2018. [INFO]

The Office of Multicultural Affairs requests details of events (e.g., screenings, workshops, presentations, etc.) that are celebrating Latino/a/x Heritage Month to include on their calendar. Contact Trinidad Linares at tlinare@bgsu.edu.

The Center For Faculty Excellence is hosting book clubs for faculty.  Book club topics will be focused on best practices in teaching and learning. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

The Graduate College will be compiling information for a webpage about winter session specifically for graduate students. If your department is providing any professional development activities or specific events you would like to be included, please let us know at gradcol@bgsu.edu.

Submissions for the first annual Graduate Student Research Poster Session being held in conjunction with BGSU’s Graduate and Professional School Fair scheduled for Thursday, September 27, 2018. Submissions due September 21. [INFO]

The Graduate College will be granting two awards this Fall semester – the 2018 Distinguished Thesis Award [INFO HERE, due October 12] and the Katzner Graduate Student Research & Development Award [INFO HERE, due October 15].

IMPORTANT REMINDER - The Graduate College final deadline for Fall 2018 graduation applications is Monday, September 24th, 2018.  [INFO]

Upcoming ETD workshops in the Jerome Library Pallister conference room

·                 Tuesday, October 2nd from 1:30-3:00pm

·                 Wednesday, October 3rd from 11:30am-1:00pm

[ETD INFO]

Monday, September 10, 2018 – Sunday, September 16, 2018

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Overcoming the Invisible: Creating and Maintaining an Inclusive Work Environment with Natasha Bowman, JD, SPHR [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Monday, September 10, 2018 | various session options | BTSU 308

Canvas 101 Workshop [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Monday, September 10, 2018 | 9:00am-11:00am | Olscamp 106

Webinar: LockDown Browser Advanced Settings [Registration required]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | 3:00pm-4:00pm | Olscamp 106

Program Evaluation: Learning Outcomes, Curriculum Mapping, and Assessment [Registration required.]

    Center for Faculty Excellence | Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 10:00am-11:00am | Olscamp 106

Center for Photochemical Sciences Seminar: Alan Sellinger, Colorado School of Mines [INFO]

    Center for Photochemical Sciences | Thursday, September 12, 2018 | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Overman 123

Men and Masculinities in Higher Education Conference [Registration required]

    Center for Women and Equity | Friday, September 14, 2018 | 10:00 am-3:30pm | BTSU 308

Hines Farm Blues Club Presentation and Book Signing with Matthew Donahue [INFO]

    College of Arts and Sciences | Saturday, September 15, 2018 | 11:30am-1:30pm | Jerome Library Pallister Room

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

For Graduate Students who struggle with food security issues: please see here for some community resources.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs requests details of events (e.g., screenings, workshops, presentations, etc.) that are celebrating Latino/a/x Heritage Month to include on their calendar. Contact Trinidad Linares at tlinare@bgsu.edu.

The Center For Faculty Excellence is hosting book clubs for faculty.  Book club topics will be focused on best practices in teaching and learning. [INFO]

The first open session of Title IX Training for all Mandatory Reporters is on September 17 at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in 115 Education. Please email Jennifer Ring at jring@bgsu.edu with the number of people from your department that will be attending.

Graduate Student Senate Professional Development Funding for Fall semester requests are due September 24, 2018. [INFO]

The BGSU Fine Arts Center Gallery will host part of the 2018 SculptureX Symposium September 28-29.  The event includes exhibitions, lectures, and events. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE

Submissions for the first annual Graduate Student Research Poster Session being held in conjunction with BGSU’s Graduate and Professional School Fair scheduled for Thursday, September 27, 2018. Submissions due September 21. [INFO]

Upcoming deadlines:

September 24: deadline to apply for Fall 2018 graduation. [INFO]

October 9: Dissertation topic approval form for Spring 2019 graduates. [FORM]

Other important graduation deadlines are listed here.

Academic Agenda: New & Events from the Graduate College
Monday, September 10, 2018 – Sunday, September 17, 2018

ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK

Overcoming the Invisible: Creating and Maintaining an Inclusive Work Environment with Natasha Bowman, JD, SPHR [Registration required]
Monday, September 10, 2018 | various session options | BTSU 308

Canvas 101 Workshop [Registration required]
Monday, September 10, 2018 | 9:00am-11:00am | Olscamp 106

Respondus Webinar: LockDown Browser Advanced Settings [Registration required]
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | 3:00pm-4:00pm | Olscamp 106

Program Evaluation: Learning Outcomes, Curriculum Mapping, and Assessment [Registration required.]
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 10:00am-11:00am | Olscamp 106

Center for Photochemical Sciences Seminar: Alan Sellinger, Colorado School of Mines [INFO]
Thursday, September 12, 2018 | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Overman 123

Men and Masculinities in Higher Education Conference [Registration required]
Friday, September 14, 2018 | 10:00 am-3:30pm | BTSU 308

Hines Farm Blues Club Presentation and Book Signing with Matthew Donahue [INFO]
Saturday, September 15, 2018 | 11:30am-1:30pm | Jerome Library Pallister Room

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

For Graduate Students who struggle with food security issues: please see here for some community resources.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs requests details of events (e.g., screenings, workshops, presentations, etc.) that are celebrating Latino/a/x Heritage Month to include on their calendar. Contact Trinidad Linares at tlinare@bgsu.edu.

The Center For Faculty Excellence is hosting book clubs for faculty. Book club topics will be focused on best practices in teaching and learning. [INFO]

The first open session of Title IX Training for all Mandatory Reporters is on September 17 at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in 115 Education. Please email Jennifer Ring at jring@bgsu.edu with the number of people from your department that will be attending.

Graduate Student Senate Professional Development Funding for Fall semester requests are due September 24, 2018. [INFO]

Submissions for the first annual Graduate Student Research Poster Session being held in conjunction with BGSU’s Graduate and Professional School Fair scheduled for Thursday, September 27, 2018. Submissions due September 21. [Register here]

The BGSU Fine Arts Center Gallery will host part of the 2018 SculptureX Symposium September 28-29. The event includes exhibitions, lectures, and events. [INFO]

FROM THE GRADUATE COLLEGE
The Graduate College will be forming Getting Ready to Teach Your First Class, a Graduate Student Learning Community for Teaching Associates. This Learning Community is for current or future Teaching Associates (i.e., instructors of record). The first meeting is scheduled for Friday, September 21 at noon in the Graduate College Conference Room (120 McFall Center). Email Stephanie Boman at sboman@bgsu.edu to participate.

Upcoming deadlines:
September 24: deadline to apply for Fall 2018 graduation. [INFO]
October 9: Dissertation topic approval form for Spring 2019 graduates. [FORM]
Other important graduation deadlines are listed here

The Academic Agenda is published every Friday by the Graduate College during the Fall and Spring semester. Submit events and announcements to gradcol@bgsu.edu. Submissions are due Wednesday at 5:00pm the week before the event.