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Graduate College Events and Workshops 2012-2013

The following events were sponsored, or co-sponsored, by the Graduate College.

Academic Year 2012-2013

Completed Events

Image of Research
 Presentations for Image of Research, Graduate College Outstanding Theses Awards, and Graduate Mentoring Awards
    Date:  Thursday, April 18, 2013
    Time:  2:00 – 4: PM
    Location:  Daley Library
    Intended Audience:  awardees, faculty and guests
    Registration Required: No

ABC’s of the Literature Review
    Date:  Wednesday, March 20, 2013
    Time11:00 – 12:30 PM
    Location:  Given with registration
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students
    Registration Required: Yes [CLOSED]
    Registration Begins: 3/1/2013

THRIVING IN THE ACADEMY a keynote address by Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
   Date:  Friday, March 15, 2013
    Time12:00 AM – 1:30 PM
    Location:  Student Center East Illinois Room
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff
    Registration Required: No but please RSVP at
         http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q72LBLD   
    Registration Begins: 2/15/2013

2013 Annual Meeting of the Graduate Faculty
   
Date: Thursday, 14 March 2013
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Student Center East (SCE), Room 605
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Faculty of the Graduate College
    Registration Required: No

Speed Reading for Graduate Students (Co-hosted by GSC)
   
Date:  Wednesday, March 13, 2013
    Time:  12:00 – 1:00 PM
    Location:  TBA
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students
    Registration Required: Yes
[CLOSED]
    Registration Begins: 2/11/2013

Getting In Shape Financially I
This workshop will help you improve your budgeting skills and examine where you can cut costs and increase income. It will explore student loan and credit card debt and look at how you can save money on a limited income
    Date:  Tuesday, March 5, 2013
    Time12:00 – 1:00 PM  and 3:00 – 4:00 PM
    Location:  TBA
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students
    Registration Required: Yes [CLOSED]
   Registration Begins: 2/18/2013

Spring 2013 Meeting of the Director of Graduate Studies
    Date: Friday, 1 March 2013
    Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Student Services Building (SSB), Conference Room A
    Intended Audience:  Directors of Graduate Studies,
            Alternate DGS, Graduate Support Staff
    Registration Required: No

Mechanics of Abstract Writing Workshop
    Date:  Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Time:  3:30 – 5:00 PM
    Location:  Given with registration (East Campus Location)
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students
    Registration Required: Yes 
https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/2313615 (use your netid@uic.edu)
    Registration Begins: 2/19/2013

Taxation of Waivers Overview for Graduate Assistants
An informational workshop on taxation withholding for Graduate Assistants. Co-sponsored by the Student Money Management Center.
    Date:  Wednesday, February 6, 2013 (two times)
    Time12:30 – 1:30 PM
    Location:  West Campus CSN 303 GEMS Classroom
    or
    Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
    Location: East Campus 650 UH
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Assistants
    Registration Required: Yes [closed]

Thesis/Dissertation Requirements for Graduation
This workshop covers questions regarding the requirements, deadlines, formatting and submission of your Thesis/Dissertation at UIC.  
    Date:  Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Time2:00 – 3:30 PM
    Location:  West Campus, UIC College of Nursing 845 South Damen Ave. Room 158
    Intended Audience:  Graduate degree-seeking students
    Registration Required: Yes   https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/8915512 (use your netid@uic.edu)

Access to E-Journals and Bibliography Management Software
Helps with the organizing bibliographic data for your thesis, and offers tips and tricks for improving your online research using E-Journals.
    Date:  Monday, January 28, 2013
    Time4:00 – 5:15 PM
    Location:  Given with registration
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students
    Registration Required: Yes  [CLOSED]

    Date:  Monday, February 25, 2013
    Time:  3:00-4:15 PM
    Location:  Given with registration, (West Campus Location)
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students
    Registration Required:  Yes  https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/5007375 (use your netid@uic.edu)

Monthly Graduate Student Coffee Hour
Come by for free coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate at this fun social event.
    Date:  Friday, January 25, 2013
    Time9:30 – 10:30 AM
    Location:  CSN 300 GEMS Suite
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students, Staff and Faculty
    Registration Required: No

Excursion to the Field Museum of Natural History
Graduate Student Excursion to the Museum, transportation via CTA
    Date:  Friday January 18, 2013
    Time12:30 – 4:30 PM
    Location:  Meet at Main Lobby University Hall
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students
    Registration Required: No

Graduate Student Excursion to Lincoln Park Zoo Lights
    Date:  Friday, December 14, 2012
    Time5:00 – 9:00 PM
    Location:  Meet at 650 University Hall

Graduate Student Bowling Night with Graduate Student Council
    Date:  Friday, November 30, 2012
    Time5:00 – 8:00 PM
    Location:  Student Center East Bowling Alley

Monthly Graduate Student Coffee Hour
Come by the Graduate College for free coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate and meet some other graduate students at this fun social event.
    Date:  Wednesday November 28, 2012
    Time9:00 – 10:30 AM
    Location:  650 University Hall

Graduate Student Stress Workshop
    Date:  Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Time12:00 PM
    Location:  Student Center West 206 AB

Create Your Personal Career/Professional Development Plan Workshop
For graduate students to develop a plan for reaching their career/professional goals by helping identify individual skills that will enhance career potential.  Co-sponsored by the Office of Career Services.
    Date:  Friday, November 2, 2012
    Time:  1:30 - 3:30 PM
    Location: Details given with RSVP Confirmation
    Intended Audience:  Graduate degree-seeking students
    Registration Required: Yes Closed
   Registration begins 10/16/2012

Getting In Shape Financially Workshop: Financial Planning For Graduate Students
One on one consultations with certified financial planners.
Co-sponsored by the Student Money Management Center and the Commuter Student Resource Center.
    Date:  Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Time2:00 – 3:00 PM
    Location:  Details given with RSVP confirmation.
    Intended Audience:  Graduate degree-seeking students
    Registration Required: Yes Closed
    Registration begins 10/2/2012

Fall 2012 Meeting of the Director of Graduate Studies
    Date: Monday, 15 October 2012
    Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
    Location: Student Services Building (SSB), Conference Room C
    Intended Audience:  Directors of Graduate Studies,
            Alternate DGS, Graduate Support Staff
    Registration Required: No

Thesis/Dissertation Requirements for Graduation and Submission Step-by-Step (Four Dates)
These two workshops will answer all of your questions about formatting and submitting your Thesis/Dissertation at UIC.
    Location: Lecture Center C4
    Intended Audience: Graduate degree-seeking students
    Registration Required: Yes, Only register for one in Part I and one in Part II

Part I: Thesis/Dissertation Requirements for Graduation. The first workshop goes over all of the requirements, deadlines and   
specific instructions for submitting your Thesis/Dissertation.
            Wednesday October 10, 2012 from 3:00-4:30 PM in Lecture Center C4
            Registration: Closed

            Friday, October 19, 2012 from 5:15-6:45 PM in Lecture Center C4
            Registration: Closed

Part II: Electronic Submission Step-by-Step. The second workshop will walk you through the electronic submission process     from beginning to end. In this presentation you will find out how to fill out information online, and uphold your thesis/dissertation to the electronic system.
            Friday, October 12, 2012 from 3:00-4:00 PM in Lecture Center C4
            Registration: Closed

            Friday, October 19, 2012 from 6:45-7:45 PM in Lecture Center C4
            Registration:  Closed

Graduate Student Coffee Hour
Come by the Graduate College for free coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate and meet some other graduate students at this fun social event.
    Date:  Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Time9:00 – 10:30 AM
    Location:  650 University Hall
    Intended Audience:  Graduate Students
    Registration Required: No

CV Doctor Workshop (Two Dates)
This workshop provides advice for writing a powerful and effective CurriculumVitae.
Co-sponsored by the Office of Career Services.
    Date:  Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Time2:30 – 3:30 PM
    Location:  Student Services Building Room B
    Intended Audience:  Graduate degree-seeking students
    Registration Required: Yes [CLOSED] 

    Date:  Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Time3:30 – 4:30 PM
    Location:  Student Services Building Room A
    Intended Audience:  Graduate degree-seeking students
    Registration Required: Yes Closed 
    Registration begins 10/2/2012

Graduate Admissions Document Upload Information Sessions
[Choose one of the four available sessions - all sesssions cover the same material.  Multiple individuals from programs may attend but all must register due to limited space.]
  (1)  Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012
         Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
          Location: 650 University Hall (east campus)
         Registration:  [CLOSED]
  (2)  Date: Thursday, September 27, 2012
         Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
          Location: 650 University Hall (east campus)
         Registration: [CLOSED]
  (3)  Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2012
         Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM  (Corrected time)
          Location: 650 University Hall (east campus)
         Registration:  [CLOSED]
  (4)  Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012
         Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Corrected time)
          Location: Clinical Sciences North, Suite 303 (GEMS)
          (west campus)
         Registration:  [CLOSED]
   
    Intended Audience:  Directors of Graduate Study, support staff
    Registration Required: Yes

The Mechanics of Abstract Writing
 How to write conference and article abstracts.
    Date:  Wednesday, September 19, 2012 and Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    Time:  11:00 AM --12:30 PM
    Location:  Details given with RSVP confirmation
    Intended Audience:  Graduate degree-seeking students
    Registration Required:  Yes [CLOSED]

Graduate College New-Student Orientation 2012
   Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2012
   Time:  Check-in 8:00 AM, Event: 8:45 AM - 1:00 PM,
               followed by lunch and campus tours
    Location: Illinois Room, Student Center East
    Intended Audience:  Newly admitted Summer 2012 and Fall 2012 graduate students
    Registration Required: Yes, through UIC Connect -[CLOSED]