Academic Agenda: News and Notes from the Graduate College

Monday, September 24, 2018 – Sunday, September 1, 2018

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.