News and Events
The University Libraries offers free 1 - 2 hour workshops on video editing, research strategies, and more. This semester there are many workshops of interest to Graduate students. The schedule and registration can be found here as well as the University's Events Calendar. Walk-ins are welcomed. For more information contact: Regina Conboy, (518)442-3608 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Highlighted topics include:
- Maximizing Your Research Impact for Graduate Students and Faculty
- An Introduction to Zotero
- Speaking Digitally
- Social Science Data and Statistical Resources
- Editing with Final Cut Pro
Graduate Education Announcements
Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program
The Dean of Graduate Education has announced a limited restoration of the Dissertation Research Fellowship Awards Program, effective November 2012, to assist doctoral candidates who are incurring doctoral research expenses. Obtain details at the program's General Information page.
Academic Writing Listserv through Cornell Graduate School
Do you have writing goals for your thesis or dissertation in the new year? Have you resolved to be a more productive writer? Sponsored by the Cornell Graduate School, the Productive Writer listserv is designed for graduate students who are writing their proposal, thesis, dissertation, fellowship applications, or other manuscripts. Subscribers receive email messages every other week with writing tips, strategies and encouragement to help you start, persist (and endure), and complete your academic writing projects. Writing tips focus on managing your time for greater writing productivity, reducing distractions, staying motivated, revising and editing, binge writing, communicating with your advisor, dealing with writer's block, and managing procrastination and perfectionistic tendencies. Subscribe to the Productive Writer here.