November 27, 2015

University of Rochester AS&E GSA

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Conference Travel Funding Applications Open!

Each Fall and Spring semester, GSA members are eligible to apply for Conference Travel Funding in the amount of up to $300.  You may apply for conferences that happened (or are happening) in the Summer and Fall of 2015 to the Spring of 2016. Applicants must complete the application form by December 10th, 2015. (link: If you decide to apply we recommend to read carefully the terms and conditions. Please send any questions to the Academic Programming Officer, Xiaoyu Du, by email at[...]
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Campus-wide Flu Vaccine Clinic

The University Health Service (UHS) will hold an all day, campus-wide Flu Vaccine Clinic on Thursday, October 15 from 11:00-7:00 p.m. in the Goergen Athletic Center. This clinic is for all students, staff, and faculty. Everyone is asked to bring their UR ID and health insurance card to the clinic. Flu Vaccine Clinic Date:   Thursday, October 15 Time:   11:00-7:00 p.m. Location: Goergen Athletic Center (enter the building by the front door) Save time by filling out the Flu Vaccine Consent Form<> ahead of time and bringing it to the clinic. The charge for the flu shot will be submitted to your insurance company. If the cost of a flu shot is not covered by your insurance, the vaccination is $25, cash or check. Students can have the charge placed on their UR tuition billing statement. Students and UHS patients who cannot come to the clinic can schedule an appointment at UHS for a flu shot by calling 585-275-2662.[...]
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Career Prep Events

Join the Graduate Studies Office and the Gwen M. Greene Career Services office in a series of workshops that will address the unique needs of our graduate students enrolled in a Master’s program at the University of Rochester (While the events are aimed at Master's students in Engineering fields, they are open to all AS&E grad students!). Topics include: building your resume; finding internships and searching for post-graduation employment; obtaining a professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile; and learning how to network effectively. Please RSVP to each event in Handshake (the University's new career services client) in the "Events" section at . Full events list: 9/25/15, 3:00-4:00pm -- Topic: Resumes (Dewey 1101) 10/16/15, 3:00-4:00pm -- Topic: Finding Internships/Job Search (Dewey 1101) 10/27/15, 12:30-3:30 -- Headshot photography event (TBD) 11/20/15, 3:15-4:15pm -- Topic: Networking: followed immediately by a (4:15pm-5:15pm)Networking Event sponsored by the GSA (CSB 209)[...]
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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN--GRADUATE WRITING PROJECT--Writing Boot Camp beginning Monday, May 11, 2015

Please note the Writing Boot Camp beginning on Monday May 11th.  Registration is now open. Writing Boot Camp Monday, May 11 - Wednesday, May 13 (10am - 2pm) Location: RR G108 & RRG108A Discover how much progress you can make toward your writing goals by dedicating 4 hours for 3 days to your writing project! Boot Camp is an intensive writing retreat for AS&E graduate students working on any piece of academic writing (not just dissertations). You show up to write, and we provide the snacks, coffee, quiet space, and writing support. Join us and see how the boot camp structure can improve your attitude and productivity. Registration is limited to 20 AS&E graduate students on a first-come, first-served basis. A $50 deposit is due upon registration (and refunded after completion of Boot Camp). Additional information about the deposit policy and Boot Camp is below. If registration is closed and you would like to be placed on a waiting list, or if you have other questions about Boot Camp, please contact the Graduate Writing To register, please submit this form: We hope to see you at Boot Camp! Rachel Lee & Liz Tinelli Graduate Writing Project University of Rochester Email: Website: Facebook: **** Dissertation Boot Camps are sponsored by the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program with support from the Dean of Graduate Studies. Deposits A deposit of $50 is required for participation in the Boot Camp. This deposit is due by March 5th and will be returned in full upon completion of the requirements, which include progress towards personal writing goals. If deposits are not paid before this deadline, your spot may be filled by someone on the waiting list. Deposits can be paid at the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program (RR G121), located near the stairs to Gleason Library in the Rush Rhees Library. The main office is open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. We can accept[...]
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Out at Work: a daylong conference to address the need for public dialogue regarding the support of LGBTQ identified professionals in their career development. Please check out the attached newsletter for more information. Spotlight_April2015out[...]


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