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October

 

Research Data Management

Presenter:
Dr. Julien Kouame, Research Manager, Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Grand Valley State University

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Room 1416, Health and Human Services Building

Objectives:

The aim of this workshop is to provide researchers with the knowledge required to optimize database performance and to ensure quality of results.
Attendees will learn:
• Data management techniques and tools
• How to create a solid foundation for a research database
• Free and easy ways to protect research data

Registration Required at the following link: https://questionpro.com/t/AJbMIZRTtN

 



November


 

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation

Presenters:
Dr. Marianne Di Pierro, Director, Graduate Center for Research and Retention
Lynn Kelly-Albertson, Executive Director, Career and Student Employment Services

Date: Monday, November 3, 2014
Time: 4 to 7 p.m.
Location: Career Zone, 1354 Ellsworth Hall

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Career Zone, 1354 Ellsworth Hall

Objectives: Attendees will:
• Learn the important principles of salary negotiation.
• Know how to recognize your value and worth in the marketplace
• Have the opportunity to role play in a mock interview/salary negotiation session

Registration Required: email Ms. Beth van den Hombergh, office manager at beth.vandenhombergh@wmich.edu


 

Gwen Frostic Fellowship Workshop: What Applicants Need to Know AND
Fund Seeking: What Graduate Students Need to Know About Grant Opportunities

Presenters:
Dr. Marianne Di Pierro, Director, Graduate Center for Research and Retention, Graduate College

Dr. John Risley, Program Officer, Office of the Vice President for Research

Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Walwood Commons, Walwood Hall

Objectives:
Attendees will learn how to:
• Follow Directions
• Understand respective application requirements
• Ensure that they have prepared a competitive proposal
• Include critical components of good writing
• Avoid common mistakes in proposal development
• Confer directly with faculty authoring letters of support
• Learn how to identify grant opportunities in your respective fields

Registration Required at the following link: https://questionpro.com/t/AJbMIZRTtW


 

Strategies for Navigating the Dissertation

Presenter:
Dr. Marianne Di Pierro, Director, Graduate Center for Research and Retention

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time: 1 to 4 p.m.
Location: Walwood Commons, Walwood Hall

Objectives:
Attendees will learn:
• How to prepare for the dissertation experience
• How to enhance communication with dissertation committee members
• How to manage effectively the dissertation process
• How to stay focused and “on task”
• How to address writing concerns

Registration required at the following link: https://questionpro.com/t/AJbMIZRTtp


 

Total Health for Graduate Students
FREE Wellness Forum to Promote Well-Balanced Lifestyles

Date: Wednesday, November 12
Time: 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Location: Room 208 in the WMU Bernhard Center

Presentations: Achieving Financial Fitness, Susan Huff, PNC Bank Managing Work-life Stress, Jenna Gehl Jones, Sindecuse Health Center Revitalizing Your Nutrition, Gretchen Kauth Morin, Sindecuse Health Center Re-energizing with Exercise, Jen Baily, University Recreation Light refreshments * Give-aways

Registration required at the following link: https://questionpro.com/t/AJbMIZRk05



December


 

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation

Presenters:
Dr. Marianne Di Pierro, Director, Graduate Center for Research and Retention
Lynn Kelly-Albertson, Executive Director, Career and Student Employment Services

Date: Monday, December 15, 2014
Time: 3 to 6 p.m.
Location: Career Zone, 1354 Ellsworth Hall

Objectives: Attendees will:
• Learn the important principles of salary negotiation.
• Know how to recognize your value and worth in the marketplace
• Have the opportunity to role play in a mock interview/salary negotiation session

Registration Required: email Ms. Beth van den Hombergh, office manager at beth.vandenhombergh@wmich.edu