Events and Workshops

Events and workshops

Workshops

Graduate students can also search for graduate focused academic workshops at Experience WMU when they log into their GoWMU account.

September

2019 Graduate Student Resource Fair

The Graduate Student Resource Fair will be held on September 5th from 3 to 6 p.m. in the North Ballroom of the WMU Bernhard Center. This announcement is brown on the left hand side and light tan on the right with thin green and purple straight lines, and a wavy thin blue line in the center. On the bottom right a large gold W for Western Michigan University is below the date and location text.

The annual Graduate Student Resource Fair provides an opportunity for new students, and also returning students, to become familiar with the services available to them on campus.  There is no registration and no cost to attend. Please come and join us. 

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019
3 to 6 p.m.
North Ballroom, WMU Bernhard Center

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Classroom B, Waldo Library Lower Level

More information about the Sept. 11 Introduction to Mendeley Desktop workshop

 

Patchwriting and Accidental Plagiarism: Avoiding Overreliance on Quotes 

Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
3027 Waldo Library

More information about the Sept. 13 Patchwriting and Accidental Plagiarism workshop

 

Personal Proofreading Strategies: An Introduction 

Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
2 to 3 p.m.
3027 Waldo Library

More information about the Sept. 13 Personal Proofreading Strategies workshop

 

Graduate Student Research and Travel Grant Workshop: Preparing Competitive Applications

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019
Noon to 1 p.m.
3027 Waldo Library

More information about the Sept. 18 Graduate Student Research and Travel Grant workshop

 

APA: Why It's So Annoying & Strategic Shortcuts 

Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
Noon to 1 p.m.
3027 Waldo Library

More information about the Sept. 20 APA writing workshop

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Classroom B, Waldo Library Lower Level

More information about the Sept. 25 Introduction to Mendeley Desktop workshop

 

Getting Started on Writers: Papers, Projects & More

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
3027 Waldo Library

More information about the Sept. 27 Getting Started on Writers: Papers, Projects & More workshop

 

Personal Proofreading Strategies: An Introduction 

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
2 to 3 p.m.
3027 Waldo Library

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SEPT. 27 PERSONAL PROOFREADING STRATEGIES WORKSHOP

 

October

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Classroom B, Waldo Library Lower Level 

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE Oct. 7 INTRODUCTION TO MENDELEY DESKTOP WORKSHOP

 

Preparing to Write Your WMU IRB Protocol: What Researchers Need to Know

Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Walwood Hall, Graduate College on East campus

More information about the Oct. 7 Preparing to Write Your WMU IRB Protocol workshop

 

Developing Your CV in Grad School

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
3027 Waldo Library

More about the Developing Your CV in Grad School workshop

 

Personal Proofreading Strategies: An Introduction 

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
2 to 3 p.m.
3027 Waldo Library

More information about the Oct. 11 Personal Proofreading Strategies workshop

 

Introduction to Zotero Desktop - Free Reference Management software

Monday, Oct. 14
2 to 3 p.m.
Waldo Library Lower Level, Classroom B

More about the Oct. 14 Introduction to Zotero Desktop workshop

 

Getting the most out of Google Scholar

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
Noon to 1:30 p.m. 
Education Library, Sangren Hall

More about the Getting the most out of Google Scholar workshop

 

 

The 2019 WMU Graduate and Professional School Fair

The Graduate and Professional School Fair  provides opportunities to explore options for advanced studies. Graduate and professional schools in Michigan and throughout the United States will participate in the fair. This event is open to all who are interested in pursuing graduate education.

Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
3 to 6 p.m. 
Bernhard Center East Ballroom 

View participating schools and workshop offerings for the 2019 WMU Graduate and Professional School Fair

 

WMU Formatting Workshops: for the preparation of Doctoral Dissertations; Specialists Projects; Master’s Thesis

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Graduate Student Commons, Walwood Hall

More about the Oct. 22 WMU Formatting Workshop

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Classroom B, Waldo Library Lower Level

More information about the Oct. 22 Introduction to Mendeley Desktop workshop

 

WMU Formatting Workshops: for the preparation of Doctoral Dissertations; Specialists Projects; Master’s Thesis

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons, Walwood Hall

More about the Oct. 23 WMU Formatting Workshop

 

November

 

 

WMU Formatting Workshops: for the preparation of Doctoral Dissertations; Specialists Projects; Master’s Thesis

Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
4 to 5:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Commons, Walwood Hall

More about the Nov. 1 WMU Formatting Workshop

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Classroom B, Waldo Library Lower Level

More information about the Nov. 7 Introduction to Mendeley Desktop workshop

 

Introduction to Zotero Desktop - Free Reference Management software

Friday, Nov. 15
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Waldo Library Lower Level, Classroom B

More about the Nov. 15 Introduction to Zotero Desktop workshop

 

Introduction to Mendeley Desktop

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Classroom B, Waldo Library Lower Level

More information about the Nov. 19 Introduction to Mendeley Desktop workshop