Tag: Graduate Students

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Registration for Spring 2019 EPIC Cohort Open

November 27, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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The EPIC Learning Community is an interdisciplinary program for graduate students in their first years at Washington University who are getting ready for or participating in their initial teaching experiences. The program provides a structure in which graduate students can develop relationships with others who are interested in learning more about and participating in pedagogical […]

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Creating Positive Work Environments in Academia

November 20, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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There’s a difference between a challenging and a traumatic work environment in academia, Kathryn R. Wedemeyer-Strombel, a Ph.D. candidate in environmental science at the University of Texas at El Paso, and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, writes in a recent post on the Chronicle Vitae blog. In the post, Wedemeyer-Strombel details the characteristics that […]

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Composing a Life: Women Inspiring Women Event

October 16, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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Are you a woman undergraduate or graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis? Consider attending an upcoming event from the Women’s Society, “Composing a Life: Women Inspiring Women.” Five women panelists will share their stories of career success and a Q&A session and networking dinner will follow. The event is on Tuesday, October 23 […]

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Graduate Students as Undergraduate Teachers

October 4, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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An increasing number of graduate students are teaching undergraduate courses, according to a recent Faculty Focus article. In the article, authors Shazia Ahmed, Ph.D., and Lisa Rosen, Ph.D., cite a 2017 U.S. News and World Report statistic showing that at some universities such as Purdue and the University of South Florida, up to 26 percent of undergraduate […]

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Addressing Implicit Bias in STEM WebSeries Watch Parties Co-Hosted with CDI

September 20, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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The Teaching Center and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion are co-hosting watch parties for an online webseries from the CIRTL network entitled Addressing Implicit Bias in STEM. The watch parties will be held in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion lounge (DUC 330) from 10:30-11:30 on October 1, October 8, October 22 and October 29. […]

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