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Aug 19, 2019

Aug 19, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This is an opportunity for OpenHawks recipients to come and meet the folks at the Digital Publishing and Scholarship Studio. You'll get a chance to see what kinds of projects the Studio manages and how you might work with them on your OpenHawks project. Email Mahrya to let us know you're coming. 

Aug 20, 2019

Aug 20, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Interested in learning more about the American Association of University Women Graduate Fellowships (including both the International and American Fellowships)? Wondering about the reviewer perspective? What are best practices for working with recommendation letter writers? Want to discuss proposal ideas in a low-pressure ideation session?  During this Zoom webinar, faculty mentors Dr. Tina Tootle (Anatomy and Cell Biology), Dr. Kristy Nabhan-Warren (Religious Studies; GWSS), and Dr. Christi...

Aug 23, 2019

Aug 23, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This Zoom webinar will introduce graduate students, faculty, and staff to fellowships for humanities and humanistic social sciences PhD students. These fellowships include the Mellon/ACLS fellowship and CLIR/Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources. The format includes discussion and Q&A with CLIR and AAUW fellowship winner Caroline Radesky (History). Please register here for the webinar (Zoom link and calendar invitation will be emailed) and feel free to check out ...

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Wondering about the reviewer perspective for nationally competitive humanities fellowships? What are best practices for working with recommendation letter writers? Want to discuss proposal ideas in a low-pressure ideation session?  Faculty mentors Dr. Christine Getz (Music; CLAS Associate Dean for Graduate Education) and Dr. Teresa Mangum (GWSS; Director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies) will join Graduate College fellowship advisors in this Zoom webinar to discuss your questions ...

Aug 30, 2019

Aug 30, 2019

9:30 AM

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Learn about an extraordinary opportunity to travel to India over winter break and interact with highly acclaimed sustainable development professionals. Attend one of two information sessions to discuss the logistics and application process for this award-winning UI faculty-led program. August 16  | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.  | 1117 University Capitol Centre August  30  | 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.. | 1117 University Capitol Centre Joined by UI Professor Jerry Anthony, students will be introduced t...

Aug 30, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Wondering about the reviewer perspective for the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program? What are best practices for working with recommendation letter writers? Want to discuss proposal ideas in a low-pressure ideation session?  Faculty mentors Dr. Gregory LeFevre (Civil & Environmental Engineering), Dr. Silvia Secchi (Geographical & Sustainability Sciences), Dr. Cathleen Moore (Psychological and Brain Sciences), and Dr. Maggy Tomova (Mathematics) will join Gradua...

Sep 3, 2019

Sep 3, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Activation of Lysozyme Resistance in C. difficile Presented by Craig Ellermeier, PhD Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology The University of Iowa Hosted by Patrick Schlievert, PhD

Sep 6, 2019

Sep 6, 2019

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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This session will briefly introduce the Three Minute Thesis and allow you to create a summary of your work that can help you beyond 3MT. The skills you will use in a successful 3MT presentation can also be used to win grants, sell ideas, & network professionally.

Sep 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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Are you as healthy as you think? Find out by joining us for... • Great giveaways • Health information & advice • Health screenings/assessments

Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

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Join executive directors Paula Krebs (MLA) and Jim Grossman (AHA) and other visionaries at our second convening on career diversity and humanities graduate education. We will zero in on public scholarship and graduate education, supporting students from underrepresented groups, and partnering with community colleges—where the humanities are thriving. This event is co-sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the Graduate College.      

Sep 13, 2019

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Prepare for the Three Minute Thesis Competition by learning theatrical techniques including breath, movement, and body language. This session will cover: How to find a hook to get audiences interested in their research.  How to feel more comfortable speaking in front of groups and how to create engaging oral presentations.

Sep 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Practice makes perfect. Join us for a 3MT Clinic, where you will have the opportunity to present your 3MT and to receive feedback from a live audience. Come prepared to present their 3MT pitch and get feedback to make your presentation stronger. It is optional to provide their PowerPoint slide to the organizer in advance of the workshop - slides can be sent to grad-success@uiowa.edu 

Sep 20, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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To help graduate students prepare for a 3MT presentation, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies is partnering with UI Theatre lecturer and local actor Kristy Hartsgrove-Mooers to lead an hour-and-a-half workshop. Kristy will help participants learn how to use voice, posture, and breath to create a relaxed and confident speaking experience. Kristy regularly teaches “Speaking for Success” and has appeared locally at Riverside Theatre and the Iowa Summer Repertory. This workshop is intend...

Sep 27, 2019

Sep 27, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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On Friday, September 27, from 4:00–5:30 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library (Room A), the Obermann Center will host a Humanities Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, especially designed to feature the work of UI humanities graduate students. The 3MT competition challenges graduate students to articulate their complex research clearly and concisely to non-specialist audiences; the goal of presenters is to present their research in three minutes or fewer. The winner of the Obermann Humaniti...

Oct 18, 2019

Oct 18, 2019

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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The University of Iowa’s fifth Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences. Prizes: Each contestant who advances to the Final Round will win a $250 cash prize. There will be additional prizes for: $500 dollars for 1st place (decided by judges) and the option for funded to travel to Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 2019  $250 for honorable mention (decided by ...

Dec 20, 2019

Dec 20, 2019

7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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Doors will open to the venue one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

7:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

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May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

9:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium,

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May 15, 2020

7:00 PM

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Dec 18, 2020

Dec 18, 2020

7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium

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May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021

9:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium,

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May 14, 2021

7:00 PM

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