Feb22

GRAD 360 Research Strategies for Graduate Students

Final Friday Library Support

9:00 am to 10:30 am

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

Wondering how you can put the library to work for you as a grad student? Attend this session to learn about services and resources especially for you. You’ll learn how to search our catalog efficiently, where to find the best resources for your discipline, how to find full-text dissertations in your area (yes, most of them are online!), and the process for requesting materials not owned by Clemson University. Facilitated by Clemson University Libraries

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Feb22

Constructing your Curriculum Vitae (CV)

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Hendrix Center 316

If you are considering a career within academia you will need to produce a curriculum vitae. This seminar will guide you through formatting and developing relevant content geared toward the faculty search process. Bring a hard copy of your CV and position description with you, so you can leave the workshop with a critiqued and tailored CV

Feb25

Research Internships and Experiential Learning in a Global Context

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 106

Yuki Kihara, the International Programs Manager in the College of Science, and Jennie LaMonte, Director of Scholar Development will share resources for finding internships and other domestic and global engagement experiences for the summer and other fast-approaching opportunities.

Please join us and be prepared to engage other highly-motivated students, ask questions, and exchange ideas.

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Feb26

Inclusive Excellence at Clemson University

9:00 am to 11:30 am

Cooper Library 406 A

Equity and Inclusion 101 defines key concepts, words, and frameworks.

Feb26

Efficient Field Data Collection with GIS Workshop

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cooper Library 406A

In this workshop you will learn how to collect data in the field using your mobile device (iOS or Android) with the Collector for ArcGIS mobile app. Collector offers the following advantages:

• Storage of collected data in the cloud

• Option for offline data collection

• Crowdsourcing: Multiple editors per dataset

• Records editors and timestamps

• User roles: update only, create, delete, and sync.

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Feb26

GRAD 360 Crafting Rubrics for Student Success

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

As a result of engaging in this interactive lecture, trainees will be able to:

• Identify components of a rubric

• Describe criteria for a rubric

• List the steps for developing a rubric

• Recognize rubric structure and language for bias, inclusion, and applicability for diverse audiences

Food will be provided.

Feb28

GRAD 360 The Art of Communicating Science to the Public

An Introduction and Workshop

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Cooper Library 309

 Trainees may be wary of communicating with non-scientific audiences for fear that their findings will be misunderstood, distorted, or over-simplified. However, with practice, trainees can gain skills and confidence in communicating with diverse audiences. In the first part of this breakout session, participants will discuss the different expectations of scientific or highly technical communications to multiple audiences, including issues around narrative structures, terminology, an Read More

Mar01

GRAD 360 Wake Up and Write

The First Friday Writing Retreat

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Cooper Library 309

A sage once opined, “The best dissertation is the done dissertation.” While we often toil over the words of our theses, journal articles, seminar papers and dissertations, the hardest part of the writing process is sometimes just sitting down and writing. The First Friday Writing Retreat, otherwise known as “Wake Up and Write,” provides graduate students with the opportunity to join peers in a relaxed environment where you’ll sit down and put your fingers to Read More

Mar01

Learning LinkedIn Skills for Success

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hendrix Center, Room 316

With companies increasingly using LinkedIn for recruiting, it is important for you to build a profile that will represent you professionally. This seminar will go over different tools to utilize, sections to include and how to format information to help you make a great first impression with viewers of your profile. 

Mar01

GRAD 360 Strategies to Prevent Academic Dishonesty in your Classroom

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Martin Hall E-106

As a result of engaging in this PD Pod, trainees will be able to:

• Identify academic dishonesty and how it manifests in a college classroom setting

• Determine appropriate resources and a course of action when dealing with academic dishonesty in the college classroom

• Describe the importance of establishing an academic dishonesty clause in the course syllabus

• Recognize practical steps in addressing and managing academic di Read More

Mar04

Interviewing 101

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 106

Harolynn Williams, Director of Health Professions Advising in SCIENCE, will give tips for landing and succeeding in professional school interviews.

Please join us and be prepared to engage other highly-motivated students, ask questions, and exchange ideas.

Bring your friends and classmates.  The seminar is open to everyone. 

For more infomration, contact Jennie LaMonte at jlamont@clemson.edu 

Mar05

Using and Visualizing LiDAR in GIS

Fundamentals and Applications

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cooper Library 406A

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create and manage 3D LiDAR datasets in ArcGIS. Applications using local LiDAR data include creating high-resolution elevation models from LiDAR, performing viewshed analysis, optimizing solar panel placement, and forest canopy characterization.

This workshop is free for all Clemson students, staff, and faculty. 

This is the 8th session in our GIS Fundamentals Workshop Series. Learn more at bit.ly/gisseries

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Mar07

GRAD 360 Professional Poster Design Using Adobe InDesign

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

The poster presentation is a dynamic communication tool for graduate students, as a means of professionally presenting your research. Clemson Computer and InformationTechnology (CCIT)  will go over the characteristics of a well-designed and presented poster using Adobe InDesign. By the end of this workshop, you will be able to identify the finer points of poster design and presentation and communicate your research in a distilled format.

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Mar08

GRAD 360 Techniques for Overcoming Classroom Speaking Fears

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Cooper Library 309

Fear of public speaking is one of the most commonly reported social fears in graduate school. Do you worry weeks or months in advance about a speech or presentation? Do you have uncomfortable physical symptoms during a performance such as shaking, blushing, pounding heart, quivering voice, or shortness of breath? This workshop will help you develop tools and strategies to help you manage such anxiety so that you can continue to be successful in your academic and professional pursuits.

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Mar11

Get Ready, Go:

Maximizing Summer and Shadowing Opportunities for Pre-Health Professionals

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 106

Harolynn Williams, Director of Health Professions Advising in SCIENCE, will lead a lecture on how students can utilize summer and shadowing opportunities to present as a more competitive applicant for health professions schools.

Please join us and be prepared to engage other highly-motivated students, ask questions, and exchange ideas.

Bring your friends and classmates.  The seminar is open to everyone. 

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Mar12

Basic Spatial Statistics Workshop

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cooper Library 406A

This 3-hour hands-on workshop introduces you to some of the most commonly used spatial statistics tools. You will learn how to summarize geographic distributions, identify spatial outliers and clusters (hot spots), and determine patterns and relationships in your data.

This workshop is intended for GIS users who are already familiar with GIS and have a working knowledge of manipulating data in ArcGIS.

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Mar12

GRAD 360 Developing a Diversity Statement for an Academic Job Search

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

 Academic institutions are increasingly interested in how prospective faculty and employee will contribute to organizational goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a result, diversity statements are often requested from prospective employees as part of the academic job search application process. This session will help trainees explore different approaches to developing a diversity statement.

 

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Mar13

GRAD 360 Group Process and Assessment

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

Mar15

Implicit Bias at Work

9:00 am to 11:30 am

Cooper Library 406 A

Implicit Bias at Work helps participants understand the meaning of implicit bias and provides 10 practical strategies to create a work environment that fosters inclusion.

Mar25

More than a Physician’s Order:

A Team-Based Approach to Healthcare. Preparing, Participating and Providing

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 106

Dr. Jeremy Davis is a physician at Oconee Medical Center in Seneca, S.C. In this talk, Davis will discuss his personal experiences and challenges with pursuing a medical degree and his keys to success in doing so.

Please join us and be prepared to engage other highly-motivated students, ask questions, and exchange ideas.

Bring your friends and classmates.  The seminar is open to everyone.  

For more information, contact Jennie Read More

Mar26

Implicit Bias at Work

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Cooper Library 406 A

Implicit Bias at Work helps participants understand the meaning of implicit bias and provides 10 practical strategies to create a work environment that fosters inclusion.

Mar26

Data Analytics and Visualization with Tableau Workshop

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cooper Library 406A

During this 3-hour hands-on workshop, you will gain a thorough introduction to data analysis and visual design in Tableau, including:

• Learn a powerful graphing & data visualization tool that’s faster and easier than Excel.

• Build interactive graphs that make it easy to explore and understand your data.

• Incorporate GIS data & combine it with statistical techniques to generate unique insights

This workshop is free for all Cl Read More

Mar29

GRAD 360 Authors' Rights

Final Friday Library Support

9:00 am to 10:30 am

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

As a result of engaging in this interactive lecture, trainees will be able to:

•Gain an understanding of copyright agreements in relation to your intellectual work

•Recall Clemson University’s Academic Integrity Policy around plagiarism and self-plagiarism

•Identify ways to respect the intellectual property of others and understand how to protect your own

Donuts and coffee will be available during this session.

Mar29

GRAD 360 Leadership Styles for Graduate Students

Servant Leadership

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

As a result of engaging in this series, trainees will be able to:

•Identify components and describe characteristics of a servant leadership model

•Translate leadership values into everyday examples for graduate students

•Summarize the limits of and potential challenges to using a servant leadership model

Food will be provided.

Apr01

Look to the Horizon

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 106

Yuki Kihara and Jennie LaMonte will discuss strategies to ensure students are ready to pursue their chosen opportunities in the 2019-2020 academic year. Here, students will learn more about preparing a strong candidacy by identifying potential experiences, becoming familiar with criteria and deadlines, or making sure travel, enrollment and participation requirements are met. The duo will also discuss how to acquire references for an application and how to arrange permissio Read More

Apr02

Intro to Drones and LiDAR for Mapping

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cooper Library 406A

Are you interested in learning how Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, or drones) can be used as a geospatial data collection platform? Want to learn more about how terrestrial LiDAR scanning is performed? Find out during this hands-on workshop session, where you will:

• Process pictures from a UAV into 3D point clouds and aerial photos

• Try out a LiDAR scanner and process the point cloud data.

• Learn about the regulatory framework regarding drone usa Read More

Apr03

GRAD 360 Community College Job Search

Perspectives from Human Resources

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

Whether you are graduating with a Master’s or Doctoral degree, you may be interested and qualified to instruct for a local community college. However, what are community colleges looking for when hiring a new faculty member? Join us in a discussion with Marci Leake, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources at Tri-County Technical College who will go over the finer points of conducting a community college job search.

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Apr03

Clemson Green Zone Training

1:30 pm to 3:15 pm

100 Vickery

GZT is an initiative to support student veterans and educate the campus community. Green Zone Training provides faculty, staff, and students with an understanding of the military experience of student veterans as they transition from military to campus life

Apr03

GRAD 360 Writing a Diversity Statement for an Academic Job Search

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

Writing a diversity statement which reflects how trainees will contribute to organizational goals for diversity, equity and inclusion can be a new experience. In this session, trainees will consider the many ways how they can help build diverse and inclusive academic communities through research, teaching and professional services. Trainees will generate ideas for how they might craft their own effective diversity statements.

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Apr04

Tigers Together Advocate Training

9:00 am to 10:30 am

Cooper Library, 416 Brown Room

This 90-minute experiential training equips participants to be the bridge between those at-risk for suicide and appropriate resources.

Tigers Together Advocacy Training (TTAT) enhances advocates’ knowledge, awareness, and skills concerning college student suicide. Emphasis is placed on developing empathic listening skills, communication skills and the ability to compassionately and directly ask students about suicidal thoughts.

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Apr05

Clemson Green Zone Training

8:00 am to 9:45 am

100 Vickery

GZT is an initiative to support student veterans and educate the campus community. Green Zone Training provides faculty, staff, and students with an understanding of the military experience of student veterans as they transition from military to campus life

Apr05

Equity and Inclusion 101

9:00 am to 11:30 am

Cooper Library 406 A

Equity and Inclusion 101 defines key concepts, words, and frameworks.

Apr05

GRAD 360 Wake Up and Write

The First Friday Writing Retreat

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Cooper Library 309

A sage once opined, “The best dissertation is the done dissertation.” While we often toil over the words of our theses, journal articles, seminar papers and dissertations, the hardest part of the writing process is sometimes just sitting down and writing. The First Friday Writing Retreat, otherwise known as “Wake Up and Write,” provides graduate students with the opportunity to join peers in a relaxed environment where you’ll sit down and put your fingers to Read More

Apr05

GRAD 360 Leadership Styles for Graduate Students

Transformational Leadership

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

As a result of engaging in this series trainees will be able to:

•Identify components and describe characteristics of a transformational leadership model

•Translate leadership values into everyday examples for graduate students

•Summarize the limits of and potential challenges to using a transformational leadership model

Food will be provided.

Apr08

Making the Future:

Preparing a Career in STEM Leadership

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 106

Kacy Gerst serves as the Chief of Commercial Strategy at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). In this role, she builds strategic relationships with the commercial industry and works to prepare breakthrough technologies that aid national security. Gerst’s lecture will describe how she, during her education, worked with the U.S. Department of Energy to craft the President’s Strategic Energy Plan, and how all students can prepare for a car Read More

Apr12

GRAD 360 Understanding the Patent Process

Final Friday Library Support

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

As a result of attending this session, the participant will:

• Recognize the need and value of patenting inventions or work 

• Describe elements of the patent process

• Identify potential challenges related to the patent process 

Food will be provided.

Apr12

GRAD 360 You got a Revise and Resubmit (R&R) - now what?

Responding to comments from editors and reviewers of top-tier journals

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Cooper Library 309 (and available online)

Apr15

You Can Do It:

Making the Most of Your Time in …

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 106

A student panel will discuss their strategies to make the most of their time beyond Clemson, such as exploring new neighborhoods and regions, creating strong relationships with people you’ll meet, and ensuring both professional and personal growth.

Please join us and be prepared to engage other highly-motivated students, ask questions, and exchange ideas.

Bring your friends and classmates.  The seminar is open to everyone. 

For mo Read More