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August 2019

Green Zone Training

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Green Zone is for faculty, staff, and students who wish to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. Its goals are to train members of the Carolina community to know more about the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students and to identify individuals who are available to assist this population. These individuals are not expected to be experts who can “solve problems.” Rather, individuals who complete the training should be able to lend a sympathy ear and help the…

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Survive and Thrive! A “New” TA Institute

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Survive and Thrive! As a graduate student, being assigned a Teaching Assistant role for the first time--or with an expanded set of TA responsibilities--can feel daunting. This 4-hour institute provides graduate students with functional skills central to their success in their TA roles. Sessions and workshops during this institute are designed to increase TAs' confidence around interacting with students, anticipating challenges and planning potential solutions, and effectively supporting students in their TA roles. Sessions include: Building rapport with students and…

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Energizing the Classroom: Active Learning and Evidence-based Teaching

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Participants will learn tangible strategies to increase student engagement and their achievement of learning outcomes. These student-centered strategies promote inclusion and participation of all students. Pitfalls with implementing active learning techniques and approaches to overcome these challenges will also be discussed. REGISTER

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Teaching Statement Workshop

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Don’t know where to start with writing a teaching statement/philosophy? Dr.Vanessa Doriott Anderson, Director of Teaching and Communications Programs at NC State, will be leading a workshop on writing teaching statements to help you prepare for the academic job market! Join your peers as we learn the basics of a teaching philosophy—including how to express your values, experience, and future ideas. This workshop will also include time to develop your ideas with peers and get feedback on your teaching philosophy.…

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Green Zone Training

August 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Green Zone is for faculty, staff, and students who wish to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. Its goals are to train members of the Carolina community to know more about the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students and to identify individuals who are available to assist this population. These individuals are not expected to be experts who can “solve problems.” Rather, individuals who complete the training should be able to lend a sympathy ear and help the…

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September 2019

Finding Funding for Graduate Students in Humanities and Social Sciences

September 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Currently enrolled Carolina graduate and professional students at all levels seeking fellowships, dissertation support, research grants, travel, and other awards are welcome to attend a Funding Information Workshop. We provide general instruction on getting the most out of our online databases and resources, Facilitators: Graduate Funding Information Center REGISTER

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Finding Funding for Graduate Students in Sciences and Health Sciences

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Currently enrolled Carolina graduate and professional students at all levels seeking fellowships, dissertation support, research grants, travel, and other awards are welcome to attend a Funding Information Workshop. We provide general instruction on getting the most out of our online databases and resources, Facilitators: Graduate Funding Information Center REGISTER

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Teaching Assistant Safe Zone Training

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four-hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. In this Safe Zone for Teaching Assistants, we will discuss strategies to create an inclusive classroom, go through scenarios you might encounter, and answer any questions you have. This is a great opportunity to learn how to be an…

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Establishing NC Residency for Tuition Purposes

September 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Representatives from The Graduate School will facilitate an information session and field questions about the centralized application process to establish North Carolina residency for tuition purposes via the Residency Determination Service or RDS. Topics will include requirements, timing, policies, and the determination process. Sponsored by The Graduate School. For additional details, please visit: http://gradschool.unc.edu/studentlife/resources/residency/  This session is for current graduate students. REGISTER

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Gallup Strengths Workshop

September 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Discover your innate natural talents, then learn how to apply them to achieve your goals.

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