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Monday Memo - March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Graduate College

Looking for an exciting way to share your research that’s out of the norm?

Create a 3-minute video about your research or discipline and its impact on the world to wow a public audience. Utilize resources from the Edmon Low Creative Studios or a whole host of apps to bring your idea to life. Participating in this 3M competition is eligible for a level 2 activity for the 360° Critical Skills for Career Success program.

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GPSGA Awards

Nominations due April 1st GPSGA is seeking nominations for the following awards:

  • Phoenix Awards - outstanding master’s student, doctoral student, and faculty member – to receive its highest honor. Click here for more information arrow
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for more information click here arrow

Important Dates & Deadlines

Friday, March 22: Last day to file a revised plan of study (if needed) as well as the Graduation Clearance Form to Graduate College. Both are available through the Graduate College Round-Up.

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Graduate Student News


Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium

March 25 at 10 a.m., 108 Wes Watkins Center

Don’t forget about the annual Interdisciplinary Toxicology Symposium.

Graduate Fellows Platforms will include presentations by Dr. Steven Bradbury, Ph.D., Dr. Tammy Dugas, Ph.D., and Dr. James E. Klaunig, Ph.D.

You don’t want to miss out!


2019 UCS Mental Series

March Dates & Topics

March 14: Making the Grade – A Guide to Surviving College, pt. 1

Today’s college students are faced with more challenges than ever before, from chronic anxiety to increasingly competitive job markets, not to mention the variety of challenges faced when acclimating to college life. So how do we survive the college experience?

This two-part series aims to answer just that question. Part 1 aims to identify the traits that most successful students and young professionals utilize every day, and how any student can integrate and build on these skills. This talk will be highly interactive so come prepared with your own strategies for success and be ready to build on the strengths you already have!


March 28: Making the Grade – A Guide to Surviving College, pt. 2

Read full descriptions of the topics for the months to come herearrow

Did You Know?


University Health Services has patient care representatives on hand to meet with students individually, services include but not limited to:

  • Allergy/Immunotherapy Injections
  • General Medicine
  • Laboratory and Radiology Services
  • Minor Procedures
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physicals (sports and occupational)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Travel Medicine
  • Women’s Clinic and Sexual Health Services

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Professional Development Opportunities

OSU-Tulsa Career Fair

March 12 at noon, Main Hall Commons

Come professionally dressed, bring resumes and be prepared to meet potential employers hiring all majors.

Visit here for a list of employers attending the event.

Free professional headshots for attendees.

Data & Donuts: Introduction to Data Visualization

March 13 at 3 p.m., Edmon Low Rm. 206

Data visualization can be a useful tool in the dissemination of your research. This workshop introduces data visualization, why it is useful, and how you can create charts and graphs from your data using tools such as Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets. We’ll explore options for creating static and interactive graphics and introduce more advanced approaches.

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Research Writing for Public Audiences Workshop

March 27 (4 p.m.) & March 28 (5 p.m.), Edmon Low Library Rm. 206

To clearly and concisely communicate your research to a public audience is no easy feat and yet, it is a critical skill for graduate students to learn.

This workshop will focus on written communication and emphasize the importance of writing about research, often heavy with technical terminology and/or dense theory, in an accessible way to a public audience.

Participants are eligible to enter the Public Writing Contest for a chance to win a prize.

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Grants & Fellowships Opportunities

IBP Pathways to Science Paid Summer Research Programs

STEM students looking for paid summer research programs should visit the IBP Pathways to Science database to search the over 90 paid summer research opportunities that have deadlines in the next 45 days.

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The Graduate and Professional Student Government Association

To stay up to date on the following:

  • Budget proposals and the deadline for Group Funds 2019
  • Deadlines for Phoenix awards and Outstanding GTA award
  • Deadline for abstract submission for Graduate Student Poster Competition (Awards up to $300)
  • Introduction of 'International Affairs Officer' to GPSGA board
  • External affairs dropbox
  • Grad. Ed. Month: Important days, 3 MC

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For information on the NAGPS South Central Regional Conference, click herearrow

General Assembly Meeting

The next GPSGA General Assembly Meeting will be held on April 3 in NRC 207 at 5:30 p.m.

Don’t forget your Student ID.

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