Graduate Student Workshops

Words of Wisdom

I can’t write without a reader. It’s precisely like a kiss—you can’t do it alone.

— John Cheever

The UWC offers a series of workshops to help graduate students enhance their communication skills.

The weekly workshops, lead by UWC consultants and visiting speakers, are part of the G.R.A.D. Aggies Professional Development Certificate, offered by OGAPS.

Students participating in the certificate program will be able to earn one Professional Development Unit (PDU) toward their certificate when they attend one of the workshops and successfully complete the required follow-up assignment, which will be posted on eCampus for up to one month following the workshop.

The workshops are held Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters. We will meet in Evans Library, Room 612.

Registration for each workshop will typically open one week before the event.

Graduate Workshop Schedule Fall 2017

  • 10/2/17 The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Managing Deadlines -- Learn how to meet your deadlines without procrastinating. Register now!
  • 10/9/17 Making the Case: Grant Writing -- Make your grant proposals stand out with our tips on how to find and appeal to a specific audience. We'll discuss how to tailor grants, where to find them, and the process of getting them written. Register now!
  • 10/16/17 Proof-Positive: Proofreading for Grad Students -- Learn how to find and eliminate errors in your work. Register now!
  • 10/23/17 Alternatives to the Academic Job Market (with Dr. Katie Stober of the TAMU Career Center) -- Find out about career options beyond academia, plus advice on how to land a job outside of higher education. Register now!
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