Graduate College

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Start your weekend off with music and enjoy the vinyl experience. Cookies will be provided. Vinyl Fridays are co-sponsored by Rod Library and the Graduate College.


Monday, November 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm


Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm

Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn will present "CSI Effect, DNA Discourseand Popular Crime Drama." She will explore how DNA evidence is presented in four fictional crime dramas, the context in which it is discussed and the impact DNA has on case clearance in the fictional dramas.


Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Leila Rod-Welch, library, will present information on how to find books and scholarly articles using the library's website and Interlibrary Loan, and utilize the library's advanced search capabilities to access Catalog, One Search!, numerous subject databases and Google Scholar through your UNI subscription. Information on the Liaison Librarian Services, Rod Library's one-on-one consultation services will also be presented. 


Monday, October 10, 2016 - 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm

Deanne Gute, academic learning center, is the workshop presenter. Topic areas that will be discussed include low-stress "get it started" strategies, tips on matching your strengths to what graduate programs want, ideas for developing and organizing the document and instruction on polishing the writing for maximum impact. 


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm

Using professional deveopment and email skills are vital in your career development, whether it be communicating with faculty or applying for internships or employment opportunities. Presented by Deb Young, Languages and Literatures, attendees will learn how to transition and develop these communication skills from your role as a student to a professional. You never get a second chance to make a first impresssion!


Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

TAGS features an overview of the graduate application processes followed by the Graduate Faculty Panel sharing their insights on how to build a strong application. Academic Learning Center staff will present information on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).


Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Meet fellow graduate students as well as faculty and staff in the graduate community. This is your chance to network and meet others who have may share similar interests. Take a break, relax and have some refreshments.


Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 3:00 pm

NGSO is the first in the "Building Graduate Community" 2016‐17 Professional Development Series sponsored by the Graduate College. The event includes opportunities to learn about resources to support graduate student success. Fifteen offices are scheduled to participate in the Campus Resource Fair from 3 to 3:30 p.m. followed by a welcome by Kavita Dhanwada, Graduate College. There will be presentations by Christina Geweke, Office of Business Operation, on how students can manage their university bill and Leila Rod‐Welch, Rod Library, on using the library like a graduate student.


Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm

Travis Ficklin, health, physical education and leisure services, will present "Anatomy of a Home Run: What are the Absolutes of Hitting?"