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Upcoming Workshops and Events

Please check this page regularly as new workshops are posted throughout the semester.

New Graduate Student Orientation

Boca Raton Campus:
Thursday, July 17, 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Student Union (UN), Live Oak Pavilion 
Thursday, August 7, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Student Union (UN), Live Oak Pavilion

Davie Campus:
Thursday, August 14, 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Student Union (SD), Heritage Hall

Seminar for International Teaching Assistants (SITA)

Monday, August 11 - Friday, August 15 AND Select Saturdays throughout the semester College of Education Bldg. (ED) Room 313. Go here for more information.

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Workshop

Thursday, August 14 AND Friday, August 15, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. College of Business Bldg. (BU) Room 12. Go here for more information.

Intellectual Property 101: The Legal Side of Entrepreneurship

June 20, 2014, Noon – 1 pm, Engineering East 303 (Dean’s Conference Room)
Gregory Nelson, Partner and Patent Prosecution Practice Co-Chair, Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP, will lead a discussion on how science, computer programs, medical devices and basic creative ideas become marketable products through the U.S. legal system. He will answer such questions as: how do copyrights differ from patents? How much does it cost and how long does it take to create marketable intellectual property? RSVPs are strongly encouraged, as space is limited and lunch will be provided for those who RSVP in advance. Click here to RSVP.

Job Opportunity for Grad Students with the Office of Annual Giving

The Office of Annual Giving is currently hiring for a Graduate Assistant to manage Florida Atlantic University’s Phonathon program. The Phonathon program is a university telemarketing fundraising campaign. This program is responsible for soliciting Florida Atlantic University alumni, friends and parents to request their financial support of student scholarships and academic programs. This program also plays a major role in updating alumni demographics.

This is a great career opportunity for a career focused and driven graduate student. This opportunity provides a great deal of work experience that will prepare you for your career post-graduation but requires sincere work ethic and determination. Learn more about the Phonathon Program by visiting https://fauf.fau.edu/phonathon. Click here to apply.

Get Your Master's Degree in One Year

Take graduate courses in your senior year for both your bachelor's and master's degrees. Apply for a Dean's Assistantship that covers tuition and provides a small stipend for the duration of your master's degree program. All engineering departments (Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering, Computer and Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science, and Ocean and Mechanical Engineering) participate in the Joint B.S./M.S. degree program. For more information, go to www.dessa.fau.edu, email engineering-advising@fau.edu, or call 888.792.6397 or 561.297.2780.

Information Sessions

The Graduate College hosts monthly information sessions. Information sessions are one-hour long presentations that inform prospective graduate students about Florida Atlantic University’s graduate admissions process. Information sessions are held from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Sessions are held in the Undergraduate Admissions Theatre (Student Support Services Building, room 125) at the Boca Raton campus. Click here for more information and to register.

April 17, 2014
May 15, 2014
June 12, 2014
July 10, 2014
August 21, 2014

RCR Workshops

The Graduate College, in partnership with the Division of Research, offers a series of workshops each fall and spring semester on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) for all currently-enrolled graduate students at FAU. The workshops are led by FAU faculty and cover the nine instructional areas of RCR. RCR is a mandatory course for all students working on NSF or NIH-funded programs. Click here to view the spring 2014 RCR workshop schedule.

GPSA 2013 Owl Awards Winners

Excellence in Research Award: Jamala T. Patterson
Graduate & Professional Student Leader of the Year:  Vincent J. Long
Graduate & Professional Student Organization of the Year: AMWA (American Medical Women’s Association)
Outstanding Academic Advisor of the Year: Prof. Kenneth D. Dawson-Scully
Organization Advisor of the Year: Dr. Lindsey C. Henson
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year: Stephania Libreros
Graduate Assistant of the Year: Amrika Maharaj

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GradTalk is an electronic newsletter produced each month by the Graduate College. The primary audience is the FAU graduate student population. To submit content for GradTalk, please email graduatenews@fau.edu.

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