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Conducting Research

Seminar Title Presenter(s) Materials
Bytes for Grads: Electronic Resources for Graduate Study at UGA Chris Hayes, Division of Academic Enhancement; Carla Buss, University Libraries, & Wade Whittle, Graduate School Summary
Creating a Research Box: Making Every Graduate Class Count Sharon Jones Summary
Doing Research the Right Way: Problems and Pitfalls to Avoid Dr. Regina Smith, Associate Vice President for Research
Doing Research Right Dr. David Knauft, Graduate School Associate Dean Slides
Doing Research Smarter and Faster
Useful Links & Tips for Library Research Handout
Carla Wilson Buss, Curriculum Materials & Education Librarian Summary
The Electronic Library: It’s not Your Father’s Library Anymore Carla Buss, University Libraries Summary
EndNote & RefWorks – Bibliographic Management Tools to Make Your Life Easier Diana Hartle Summary
Grantsmanship Basics Sarah B. Tate, Grants Officer, Office of the VP for Research Summary
Guidelines for Writing Successful Research Proposals in the Sciences Samantha Joye
Improve Your Research Capabilities: UGA Libraries – Books and So Much More Carla Buss, University Libraries
Successful Proposal Development (Part 1): Doing Your Homework Regina Smith, Associate Vice President for Research Summary
Successful Proposal Development (Part 2): Now It’s Time to Write Regina Smith, Associate Vice President for Research Summary
Writing Letter Proposals Regina Smith Summary

Job Search

Seminar Title Presenter(s) Materials
Applying for Federal Jobs: Learn about Career Opportunities and the New Application Process Kristy Eubanks, Chief, Program Support Section, US Environmental Protection Agency
Beginning Your Academic Job Search: The Nuts and Bolts of Finding the Right Faculty Position Dr. Christopher Morphew and Dr. J. Douglas Toma, Institute of Higher Education
Beyond Academia: Finding Meaningful Work with the Federal Government Jimmy Richardson, Associate Director for Government & Nonprofit Relations Summary
Business Etiquette and Interviewing Scott Williams & Holly Getchell Summary
Demystifying the Academic Search Process – an Insider Perspective David Knauft, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Summary
Documenting Your Graduate Experience for the Job Search Scott Williams, Career Center
The Interview Process: Gaining Access to a Higher Education Position Marian Higgins, Career Consultant & Diversity Coordinator, UGA Career Center and Merrily Dunn, Assoc. Professor, Department of Counseling and Human Development Services Summary
Interviewing Techniques in the Private Sector Scott Williams, Executive Director, UGA Career Center Summary
Learning about the Presidential Management Fellows Program with the Federal Government Detrice Munir, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Slides
Make a difference with your graduate degree: Presidential Management Fellowship Program with the Federal Government Owen Highfill, Federal Housing Finance Agency Slides
Handout
Making the Difference: How to Effectively Find and Apply for Federal Career Opportunities Jimmy Richardson, Associate Director for Government & Nonprofit Relations, UGA Career Center Summary
PARs: Learn How to Identify and Use Your Achievements for CVs, Resumes, and Interviews Judith Katz, Psychologist and Career Coach
Pursuing a Non-Academic Career after the PhD Scott Williams, Career Center Summary

Mentoring

Seminar Title Presenter(s) Materials
Developing and Maintaining Relationships with Your Faculty Advisor and Committee Members: A Recipe for Success Richard Kiely, Department of Adult Ed Summary
Having a Mentor – an Important Part of Your Learning Experience Sylvia Hutchinson, Center for Teaching and Learning

Personal Development

Seminar Title Presenter(s) Materials
The Burnout Resistant Graduate Student: Sidestepping Landmines & Successful Progression to Graduation Dr. Andy Case-Simonson, Counseling Psychologist
Cultural Transitions for International Graduate Students Leigh Poole & Others, International Student Life Summary
Dealing with Deficit Spending: Money Management for Graduate Students Michael Rupured, Extension Financial Management Specialist
Ethics in Life, Organizations and the Professions Archie Carroll, Director of the Nonprofit Management and Community Service Program in the Terry College of Business Summary
Finding Balance through Intuition: A Seminar for Graduate Women Debra Alvis & Laura Riss, University Health Center
Finding Work-Life Balance in Graduate School: Keys to a Healthy Lifestyle Andy Case-Simonson, Counseling Psychologist Slides
Handouts
Is Balance Possible in Graduate School: Strategies for Managing Stress Gloria Varley, Assistant Director of the University Health Center & Director of Health Promotion Department
Legal Issues which Every Graduate Student Should be Familiar Elizabeth Bailey, Legal Affairs Summary
Managing Your Finances as a Graduate Student Lance Palmer, Asst. Professor, Department of Housing and Consumer Economics Summary
Minority Faculty and Minority Graduate Students: Lessons Learned Jorge Atilles, Natasha Burns, Paige Carmichael, Vicky Plaut, Kecia Thomas, & Ron Walcott Summary
Money Management for Graduate Students Michael Rupured, Consumer Economics Specialist and Senior Public Service Associate, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Slides
Handouts
Project Management for Graduate Students: How do I Manage People and Budgets Janette Hill, Department of Instructional Technology Summary
Nutrition. How to Eat Well on a Tight Budget Kelly Cordray, Coop Ext Service & Allison McCamey, Department of Foods & Nutrition Summary
A Student Loan is More Than Money at the Beginning of the Semester Susan Little Summary
Surviving your First Year in Graduate School Richard Kiely, Department of Adult Ed Summary
Surviving Stress: Some Strategies for Coping Gloria Varley, UGA Health Center Summary
Taming the Shrews: Perfectionism and Procrastination in Graduate School Life Andy Case-Simonson, Counseling Psychologist
Time Management for Graduate Students Janette Hill, Department of Instructional Technology

Teaching & Learning

Seminar Title Presenter(s) Materials
Contextual Teaching and Learning – Creating a Dynamic Learning Environment John Schell, Assoc. Professor, Department of Workforce Development, Leadership, & Social Foundations
Creating Teaching Portfolios: The Who, What, When, Why, and How Dr. Paul Quick, TA Program Co-Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Summary
Creating Teaching Portfolios: The Who, What, When, Why, and How Dr. Paul Quick, TA Program Co-Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Creating Teaching Portfolios: The Who, What, When, Why, and How Dr. Paul Quick, TA Program Co-Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Don’t Forget the Point! Effective Presentations With (and Without) PowerPoint Sherry Clouser Summary 
Presentation Skills for Graduate Students John Murphy, Department of Speech Communication Summary
Putting the Life in a Lecture John Murphy & Jarrod Atchison Summary

Transitioning Roles

Seminar Title Presenter(s) Materials
How Universities are Organized, Governed, and Managed: Implications for New Faculty (Institute of Higher Education Series – Seminar I) Christoper Morphew, Doug Toma Summary
Institutional Diversity: A Typology of Universities and Colleges for Aspiring Faculty (Institute of Higher Education Series – Seminar II) Christopher Morphew Summary
Legal Issues in Higher Education Art Leed
Legal Issues in Higher Education: A Focus on Preventive Law for New Faculty Douglas Toma
Understanding and Navigating Administrative Culture in Higher Education: A Primer for New Faculty Christopher C. Morphew & Douglas Toma Summary

Thesis & Dissertation

Seminar Title Presenter(s) Materials
Demystifying Dissertation Writing Dr. David Knauft, Graduate School Associate Dean
Dissertation Therapy: Finding Ways to Complete Your Graduate Program Ann Glauser Summary
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Thesis and Dissertation Submission David K. Knox and Krista Haynes, The Graduate School Summary
Writing the Dissertation: Plan, Implement, and Complete Marcus Fechheimer, Cellular Biology & Christopher Hayes, Division of Academic Enhancement Summary