Graduate Diversity Networking Dinner & Welcome Reception
All diverse graduate students are invited to attend the Graduate Diversity Networking Dinner & Welcome Dinner to network with current students, staff, faculty, and other community members. This event also provides participants with the opportunity to learn about student organizations and campus resources. All UGS Scholars are recognized and presented a certificate. This family friendly event takes place the last week in August.
Travel Award to Institute on Teaching and Mentoring
The goal of the Travel Award to Institute on Teaching and Mentoring is to prepare more minority Ph.D. students who seek careers as college faculty. The Travel Award provides multiple layers of support including career counseling, job postings, counseling and advocacy, a scholar directory for networking and recruiting, invitation to attend the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring and early career support for pre-candidacy doctoral students.
Ph.D. students who accept the Doctoral Scholars Program (DSP) Award will receive an invitation to attend the institute up to three years, whereas Ph.D. students who accept the Dissertation Year Award will be invited to attend the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring for one year. Up to 16 students attend the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring each year from the Bloomington Campus. The application deadline is in June with students attending the institute in October. For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WriteNow Summer Session Beta
WriteNow Summer Session Beta is the first program offering graduate students and postdocs this level of access, tailored support, and accountability in the WriteNow platform, an online platform designed to help keep your accountable and achieve major goals of finishing big academic milestones. Up to 20 IUB Ph.D. students are funded to participate in the 12-week WriteNow Summer Session Beta program. Participants will: use the custom WriteNow platform to track and collect data regarding their own writing and research productivity; set and achieve goals related to productivity and self-care; join other participants in small groups to form a community of support for mutual success; and receive tailored support from the NCFDD team. As part of the program, students will have access to these services from May 17 - August 8, 2020 (12 Weeks). The cost is $145. Registration Closes May 8, 2020. Contact email@example.com if you are interested in registering.
**You must be a NCFDD member to access this program, however, all IUB students and postdocs are automatically members as part of the university-wide partnership with NCFDD. **