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Using summer to move or clean out?

Learn how to donate or properly dispose of all your unwanted clothes, furniture, electronics, and more… Read more here

AAUW Salary Negotiation Start Smart Workshop

Friday August 2nd, 12:30-2:30pm, UChicagoGRAD Suite 340 (3rd Floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building)

In the United States, women are typically paid less than men over their lifetimes, creating what’s known as the “gender pay gap.” This American Association of University Women (AAUW) Start Smart negotiation workshop will provide you with critical negotiation skills, a refreshed sense of confidence, and a new support network to cheer you on in negotiating your salary. This workshop is open to all graduate students and postdocs in any disciplineRSVP in GRAD Gargoyle (Events > GRAD Events).

Quarterly Postdoc Orientation

Wednesday August 7th, 3-4pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

Are you a new, non-biological sciences postdoc? Join this orientation for information on topics such as: benefits, safety, transportation, and career resources available to you! This session will be immediately followed by a social hour with complimentary refreshments. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

Quarterly Postdoc Mixer

Wednesday August 7th, 4-5pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

Join other postdocs from across campus for a happy hour, with complimentary refreshments! This event is open to all postdocs at UChicago, regardless of discipline. Please RSVP inGRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

3M Employer Info Session
Monday, August 12, 12:00-1:30 pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ
Come learn about 3M, its culture, and careers in Science & Engineering at this leading global company. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle.

NSF GRFP Research Statement Mentoring Session with Fred Stafford

Tuesday, August 13, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, UChicagoGRAD Headquarters (3rd floor, UChicago Bookstore, 970 E. 58th St.)

This session is for graduate students in the STEM and Social Sciences who are applying for the NSF GRFP fellowship. Fred Stafford (former NSF Program Director) will share his wealth of knowledge and experience about crafting strong NSF essays. His talk will focus on the research statement component of the NSF GRFP and the “Hallmarks of Excellent Research.” Students who attend this workshop will be able to sign up for small writing groups with Fred in the weeks leading up to the deadlines. Register in GRAD Gargoyle (Events > GRAD Events).

Scientific Industry Resume Workshop

Wednesday, August 14th, 3:30-4:30pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building
This resume workshop will provide you with input to better understand what is expected in writing a resume for scientific industry positions. There will be concrete tips on how to craft your job documents and get noticed by employers during your search. Brush up on the do’s and don’ts of your job search process, from how to craft your bullet points to the highlights you should mention in your resume based on the specifics of the position you’re applying to. This workshop is open to any graduate student and postdoc on campus, and is intended for those in scientific fields. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events
 

PATHS Internships Available at UChicagoGRAD

Application Deadline: August 16, 2018

Are you a Ph.D. student in the humanities or humanistic social sciences who is interested in shaping the professional development programming available on campus?  Apply to be a PATHS (Professional Advancement and Training for Humanists and Humanistic Social Scientists) Intern for the 2019-20 academic year.  As an intern, you’ll coordinate communications, prepare guides and resources, participate in program development, and build relationships with students, faculty, and staff.  Hours and schedule are flexible, with interns typically working about 5 hours per week.  For more details or to apply, please view the job posting in GRAD Gargoyle(search for #65779).

NSF GRFP Personal Statement Writing Workshop 
Thursday, August 22, 1-3pm in UChicagoGRAD, Fellowships Suite (970 E 58th Street, 3rd floor)

This peer-review writing workshop is open to students applying for the NSF GRFP in 2019; all participants will be required to submit a draft of their personal statement in advance of the workshop. The NSF GRFP Personal Statement is three pages, and it should discuss and include separate subject headings for both aspects of NSF merit review criteria: intellectual merit and broader impacts.  Required: RSVP at least a week in advance via GRAD Gargoyle(Events > GRAD Events).

LinkedIn Best Practices

Wednesday August 28th, 3:30-4:30pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

Having an effective LinkedIn profile is an essential component of your job search and online professional identity. During this workshop, you will learn how to: develop a successful LinkedIn profile, navigate the features of the website, build and maintain networking relationships, and leverage your network for the job search process. This workshop is open to all graduate students and postdocs from any discipline. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

Curriculum Vitae (CV) Best Practices (Academic Job Market Fall Series #1)

Wednesday September 4th, 12:30-1:30pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

This workshop will provide attendees with best practices for creating an effective Curriculum Vitae (CV) for academic job applications. This workshop is appropriate for graduate students and postdocs in any discipline. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

Featured Jobs

  • GRADTalk Consultant | Apply via GRAD Gargoyle> Jobs > Search requisition no. 61373
  • Quantitative Researcher/Strategy Developer, Sunrise Futures| Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs > Search requisition no. 65729
  • Higher Education Administration Internship, UChicago Division of the Humanities|Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs > Search requisition no. 65854
  • Insights Analyst, The Connell Group| Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs > Search requisition no. 65828
  • Programmer Analyst, Mathematica Policy Research| Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs> Search requisition no. 65802
  • Senior Director of Artistic Planning, Beztak Properties| Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs> Search requisition no. 65744

Connecting with alumni made easy with Wisr!
UChicagoGRAD has officially launched, Wisr,a new platform that makes it easy for graduate students to reach out to UChicago alumni to expand your network and ask career advice. We currently have thousands of UChicago alumni across all divisions, industries and geographies interested in being a resource for you. Wisr lets you search for mentors by location, company, industry and discipline and manages the scheduling for phone calls or text-based chat. If you’ve signed up before, now is a great time to check back in for new updates and features including:

  • Communities: Students and alumni who share a meaningful affinity or interest can start discussions, schedule events, share files, and connect even more easily.
  • How-to-Help: Alumni are now asked to choose how exactly they are willing to help students (e.g., conducting mock interview, advising on industries, internships, resume review) making it easier for you to get the help you are looking for.

Sign up here with a valid LinkedIn account or email and start connecting today!

Purchase UChicagoGRAD merchandise online
Men’s, Women’s, and Kid’s, t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and more are now available online! Get your GRAD gargoyle gear today! Visit the online storeand receive 10% using the code: gargoyle.

UChicagoGRAD Sounding Board
Don’t let your stress and worries overwhelm you. Take advantage of UChicagoGRAD sounding board to unload your concerns both academic and non. Schedule an appointment today.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
The University has an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The membership provides faculty, postdocs, and graduate students with access to hundreds of resources designed to support their success in their academic careers. Anyone with a university email address is eligible for membership. To register, simply visit the website at the following link and choose “Institutional Sub-Account” as your membership type: https://www.facultydiversity.org/

Resources include:

  • Monday Motivators, a weekly e-newsletter that gives positive energy and advice, and provides support on all things related to the grad student, postdoc, and faculty academic and professional experience.
  • Webinars that are 60-90 minute professional development sessions facilitated by trained professionals and guest experts.
  • Multi-Week Courses that are a series of classes that tackle the Academy’s most pressing challenges.
  • Discussion Forum, which is a safe-space where all NCFDD members can connect, share, mentor, problem-solve, and celebrate successes.
  • Library that provides scripts, transcripts, and videos of previous webinars.
  • Career Center that allows members to search job openings, find potential candidates, and subscribe to new posting notifications that are field specific.
  • Resources & Referrals section that has a list of go-to people for services such as coaching, editing, writing, and productivity apps.

Graduate students and postdocs can become NCFDD members by claiming institutional membership online with the University of Chicago via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/.

Campus-wide events and announcements

Global Mentorship Network accepting applicants for 2019-2020 academic year

The Global Mentorship Network (GMN) is a one-year program, organized by the International House and Office of International affairs, which connects international graduate student mentors with a cohort of new international graduate students from various departments across the university. GMN provides resources to help new students adjust and adapt to life at the University of Chicago. Mentors, with the support of the GMN leadership team, organize regular meet-ups and social events to facilitate a network of support for the international graduate student community.  We are currently seeking mentors AND mentees. Mentors should be current international graduate students who have completed their first year of their graduate studies at the university. Mentees should be incoming first-year international graduate students starting Summer or Autumn quarter 2019. Cohorts will be matched on a rolling basis throughout the summer.Sign up here

Movie on the Quad

Thursday, August 1st from 7:00-10:00pm on Bartlett Quad (Rain location: Hutchinson Commons)

If you are looking for a study break, want to enjoy our summer weather, or just looking to have fun on campus, this event is for you! Stop by the Bartlett Quad for the movie and don’t forget to bring your blankets for the movie. Food trucks featured include: Da Pizza Dude and La Patrona.

Chicago Cubs vs. Oakland Athletics

Tuesday, August 5th at 7:05pm; Location: Wrigley Field 

Tickets are on sale for $30 ($65 value) and prices increase to $40 on August 1st. Transportation will not be provided and actual tickets will be need to be picked up from Tempris Daniel’s office (tedaniels@uchicago.edu) the week of the event. Click here to purchase your tickets through the Logan Box Office 

Workshop on Teaching Statements 

August 6, 1:30–3:00 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

This workshop is aimed at graduate students and postdocs who are actively working on their statement of teaching philosophy and provides a venue for sharing and receiving feedback. Once registered, participants should send 1 copy of their statement to Julie Hanlon, jhanlon@uchicago.edu, and bring 2 printed copies of their statement to the workshop to share with other participants. Prior participation in the Seminar on Teaching Statements is recommended, but not required. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle

Workshop on Teaching Portfolios 

August 7, 1:30–3:00 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

After getting started in the Seminar on Teaching Portfolios, this Workshop provides a venue for graduate students and postdocs to share and receive feedback on a draft of their teaching portfolio. Participants should have ready to share: a table of contents, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching biography/teaching experience, at least 1 syllabus, and a summary of student evaluations. The portfolio may be presented as a PDF or website. Participants should bring a laptop. This workshop, in conjunction with the Seminar on Teaching Portfolios, fulfills requirement III.1. of the CCT Teaching Certificate programs. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle

End of Summer Boat Cruise

Wednesday, August 7th from 6:30-10:30pm; Location: Navy Pier

Tickets are on sale for $35 ($99 value) and prices increase to $45 on August 1st.  Dinner, music, fireworks, and soft beverage are all included and cash bar is available. Transportation will not be provided. Click here to purchase your tickets through Logan Box Office  

Workshop on Course Design 

August 8, 1:30–3:30 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

After getting started in the Seminar, this Workshop provides a venue to get feedback on a course in development. Participants create a draft syllabus and complete a “course alignment sheet” (distributed to those who register), and then come to the session ready to exchange constructive peer feedback, guided by CCT staff. Registration, and previous attendance at the Seminar, required. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle

Teaching with Technology: Digital Pedagogy Workshop Series 

August 15, 10:30 AM–12:30 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

In this 2-part workshop series, instructors will be introduced to the basic tenets of digital pedagogy, learn about the wide array of digital tools available through the University of Chicago and beyond, craft an activity or assignment using digital tools, and share and receive feedback. This workshop series is a 2-day commitment. Similar stand-alone workshops will be offered again during the Autumn-Spring quarters. Participants should bring a laptop with internet access for hands-on activities. Register HERE: https://ats-cct-digitalpedagogyworkshopseries-2019.eventbrite.com

Teaching with Technology: Digital Pedagogy Workshop Series 

August 16, 10:30 AM–12:30 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

In this 2-part workshop series, instructors will be introduced to the basic tenets of digital pedagogy, learn about the wide array of digital tools available through the University of Chicago and beyond, craft an activity or assignment using digital tools, and share and receive feedback. This workshop series is a 2-day commitment. Similar stand-alone workshops will be offered again during the Autumn-Spring quarters. Participants should bring a laptop with internet access for hands-on activities. Register HERE: https://ats-cct-digitalpedagogyworkshopseries-2019.eventbrite.com

Ongoing Campus Programming

Donate Blood!
7am-6pm, Monday – Friday, DCAM Room 2E

Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood. You can donate blood today at the UChicago Medicine Blood Center! Donating blood is quick and simple, usually taking half an hour. After donating, help yourself to free snacks and discounts at stores such as Te’amo, Nella, and Starbucks. Like us on facebook to know about any events, blood drives, or news from the blood center! https://www.facebook.com/UChicagoBloodDonorAmbassadors/

 

Connect with UChicagoGRAD

Like us on Facebook

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Questions? Email askthegargoyle@uchicago.edu

A Word from the Gargoyle

Using summer to move or clean out?

Learn how to donate or properly dispose of all your unwanted clothes, furniture, electronics, and more… Read more here

AAUW Salary Negotiation Start Smart Workshop

Friday August 2nd, 12:30-2:30pm, UChicagoGRAD Suite 340 (3rd Floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building)

In the United States, women are typically paid less than men over their lifetimes, creating what’s known as the “gender pay gap.” This American Association of University Women (AAUW) Start Smart negotiation workshop will provide you with critical negotiation skills, a refreshed sense of confidence, and a new support network to cheer you on in negotiating your salary. This workshop is open to all graduate students and postdocs in any disciplineRSVP in GRAD Gargoyle (Events > GRAD Events).

Quarterly Postdoc Orientation

Wednesday August 7th, 3-4pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

Are you a new, non-biological sciences postdoc? Join this orientation for information on topics such as: benefits, safety, transportation, and career resources available to you! This session will be immediately followed by a social hour with complimentary refreshments. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

Quarterly Postdoc Mixer

Wednesday August 7th, 4-5pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

Join other postdocs from across campus for a happy hour, with complimentary refreshments! This event is open to all postdocs at UChicago, regardless of discipline. Please RSVP inGRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

3M Employer Info Session
Monday, August 12, 12:00-1:30 pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ
Come learn about 3M, its culture, and careers in Science & Engineering at this leading global company. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle.

NSF GRFP Research Statement Mentoring Session with Fred Stafford

Tuesday, August 13, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, UChicagoGRAD Headquarters (3rd floor, UChicago Bookstore, 970 E. 58th St.)

This session is for graduate students in the STEM and Social Sciences who are applying for the NSF GRFP fellowship. Fred Stafford (former NSF Program Director) will share his wealth of knowledge and experience about crafting strong NSF essays. His talk will focus on the research statement component of the NSF GRFP and the “Hallmarks of Excellent Research.” Students who attend this workshop will be able to sign up for small writing groups with Fred in the weeks leading up to the deadlines. Register in GRAD Gargoyle (Events > GRAD Events).

Scientific Industry Resume Workshop

Wednesday, August 14th, 3:30-4:30pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building
This resume workshop will provide you with input to better understand what is expected in writing a resume for scientific industry positions. There will be concrete tips on how to craft your job documents and get noticed by employers during your search. Brush up on the do’s and don’ts of your job search process, from how to craft your bullet points to the highlights you should mention in your resume based on the specifics of the position you’re applying to. This workshop is open to any graduate student and postdoc on campus, and is intended for those in scientific fields. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events
 

PATHS Internships Available at UChicagoGRAD

Application Deadline: August 16, 2018

Are you a Ph.D. student in the humanities or humanistic social sciences who is interested in shaping the professional development programming available on campus?  Apply to be a PATHS (Professional Advancement and Training for Humanists and Humanistic Social Scientists) Intern for the 2019-20 academic year.  As an intern, you’ll coordinate communications, prepare guides and resources, participate in program development, and build relationships with students, faculty, and staff.  Hours and schedule are flexible, with interns typically working about 5 hours per week.  For more details or to apply, please view the job posting in GRAD Gargoyle(search for #65779).

NSF GRFP Personal Statement Writing Workshop 
Thursday, August 22, 1-3pm in UChicagoGRAD, Fellowships Suite (970 E 58th Street, 3rd floor)

This peer-review writing workshop is open to students applying for the NSF GRFP in 2019; all participants will be required to submit a draft of their personal statement in advance of the workshop. The NSF GRFP Personal Statement is three pages, and it should discuss and include separate subject headings for both aspects of NSF merit review criteria: intellectual merit and broader impacts.  Required: RSVP at least a week in advance via GRAD Gargoyle(Events > GRAD Events).

LinkedIn Best Practices

Wednesday August 28th, 3:30-4:30pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

Having an effective LinkedIn profile is an essential component of your job search and online professional identity. During this workshop, you will learn how to: develop a successful LinkedIn profile, navigate the features of the website, build and maintain networking relationships, and leverage your network for the job search process. This workshop is open to all graduate students and postdocs from any discipline. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

Curriculum Vitae (CV) Best Practices (Academic Job Market Fall Series #1)

Wednesday September 4th, 12:30-1:30pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ, Suite 340 – 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

This workshop will provide attendees with best practices for creating an effective Curriculum Vitae (CV) for academic job applications. This workshop is appropriate for graduate students and postdocs in any discipline. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle > Events > GRAD Events

Featured Jobs

  • GRADTalk Consultant | Apply via GRAD Gargoyle> Jobs > Search requisition no. 61373
  • Quantitative Researcher/Strategy Developer, Sunrise Futures| Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs > Search requisition no. 65729
  • Higher Education Administration Internship, UChicago Division of the Humanities|Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs > Search requisition no. 65854
  • Insights Analyst, The Connell Group| Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs > Search requisition no. 65828
  • Programmer Analyst, Mathematica Policy Research| Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs> Search requisition no. 65802
  • Senior Director of Artistic Planning, Beztak Properties| Apply via GRAD Gargoyle > Jobs> Search requisition no. 65744

Connecting with alumni made easy with Wisr!
UChicagoGRAD has officially launched, Wisr,a new platform that makes it easy for graduate students to reach out to UChicago alumni to expand your network and ask career advice. We currently have thousands of UChicago alumni across all divisions, industries and geographies interested in being a resource for you. Wisr lets you search for mentors by location, company, industry and discipline and manages the scheduling for phone calls or text-based chat. If you’ve signed up before, now is a great time to check back in for new updates and features including:

  • Communities: Students and alumni who share a meaningful affinity or interest can start discussions, schedule events, share files, and connect even more easily.
  • How-to-Help: Alumni are now asked to choose how exactly they are willing to help students (e.g., conducting mock interview, advising on industries, internships, resume review) making it easier for you to get the help you are looking for.

Sign up here with a valid LinkedIn account or email and start connecting today!

Purchase UChicagoGRAD merchandise online
Men’s, Women’s, and Kid’s, t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and more are now available online! Get your GRAD gargoyle gear today! Visit the online storeand receive 10% using the code: gargoyle.

UChicagoGRAD Sounding Board
Don’t let your stress and worries overwhelm you. Take advantage of UChicagoGRAD sounding board to unload your concerns both academic and non. Schedule an appointment today.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
The University has an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The membership provides faculty, postdocs, and graduate students with access to hundreds of resources designed to support their success in their academic careers. Anyone with a university email address is eligible for membership. To register, simply visit the website at the following link and choose “Institutional Sub-Account” as your membership type: https://www.facultydiversity.org/

Resources include:

  • Monday Motivators, a weekly e-newsletter that gives positive energy and advice, and provides support on all things related to the grad student, postdoc, and faculty academic and professional experience.
  • Webinars that are 60-90 minute professional development sessions facilitated by trained professionals and guest experts.
  • Multi-Week Courses that are a series of classes that tackle the Academy’s most pressing challenges.
  • Discussion Forum, which is a safe-space where all NCFDD members can connect, share, mentor, problem-solve, and celebrate successes.
  • Library that provides scripts, transcripts, and videos of previous webinars.
  • Career Center that allows members to search job openings, find potential candidates, and subscribe to new posting notifications that are field specific.
  • Resources & Referrals section that has a list of go-to people for services such as coaching, editing, writing, and productivity apps.

Graduate students and postdocs can become NCFDD members by claiming institutional membership online with the University of Chicago via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/.

Global Mentorship Network accepting applicants for 2019-2020 academic year

The Global Mentorship Network (GMN) is a one-year program, organized by the International House and Office of International affairs, which connects international graduate student mentors with a cohort of new international graduate students from various departments across the university. GMN provides resources to help new students adjust and adapt to life at the University of Chicago. Mentors, with the support of the GMN leadership team, organize regular meet-ups and social events to facilitate a network of support for the international graduate student community.  We are currently seeking mentors AND mentees. Mentors should be current international graduate students who have completed their first year of their graduate studies at the university. Mentees should be incoming first-year international graduate students starting Summer or Autumn quarter 2019. Cohorts will be matched on a rolling basis throughout the summer.Sign up here

Movie on the Quad

Thursday, August 1st from 7:00-10:00pm on Bartlett Quad (Rain location: Hutchinson Commons)

If you are looking for a study break, want to enjoy our summer weather, or just looking to have fun on campus, this event is for you! Stop by the Bartlett Quad for the movie and don’t forget to bring your blankets for the movie. Food trucks featured include: Da Pizza Dude and La Patrona.

Chicago Cubs vs. Oakland Athletics

Tuesday, August 5th at 7:05pm; Location: Wrigley Field 

Tickets are on sale for $30 ($65 value) and prices increase to $40 on August 1st. Transportation will not be provided and actual tickets will be need to be picked up from Tempris Daniel’s office (tedaniels@uchicago.edu) the week of the event. Click here to purchase your tickets through the Logan Box Office 

Workshop on Teaching Statements 

August 6, 1:30–3:00 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

This workshop is aimed at graduate students and postdocs who are actively working on their statement of teaching philosophy and provides a venue for sharing and receiving feedback. Once registered, participants should send 1 copy of their statement to Julie Hanlon, jhanlon@uchicago.edu, and bring 2 printed copies of their statement to the workshop to share with other participants. Prior participation in the Seminar on Teaching Statements is recommended, but not required. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle

Workshop on Teaching Portfolios 

August 7, 1:30–3:00 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

After getting started in the Seminar on Teaching Portfolios, this Workshop provides a venue for graduate students and postdocs to share and receive feedback on a draft of their teaching portfolio. Participants should have ready to share: a table of contents, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching biography/teaching experience, at least 1 syllabus, and a summary of student evaluations. The portfolio may be presented as a PDF or website. Participants should bring a laptop. This workshop, in conjunction with the Seminar on Teaching Portfolios, fulfills requirement III.1. of the CCT Teaching Certificate programs. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle

End of Summer Boat Cruise

Wednesday, August 7th from 6:30-10:30pm; Location: Navy Pier

Tickets are on sale for $35 ($99 value) and prices increase to $45 on August 1st.  Dinner, music, fireworks, and soft beverage are all included and cash bar is available. Transportation will not be provided. Click here to purchase your tickets through Logan Box Office  

Workshop on Course Design 

August 8, 1:30–3:30 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

After getting started in the Seminar, this Workshop provides a venue to get feedback on a course in development. Participants create a draft syllabus and complete a “course alignment sheet” (distributed to those who register), and then come to the session ready to exchange constructive peer feedback, guided by CCT staff. Registration, and previous attendance at the Seminar, required. Please RSVP in GRAD Gargoyle

Teaching with Technology: Digital Pedagogy Workshop Series 

August 15, 10:30 AM–12:30 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

In this 2-part workshop series, instructors will be introduced to the basic tenets of digital pedagogy, learn about the wide array of digital tools available through the University of Chicago and beyond, craft an activity or assignment using digital tools, and share and receive feedback. This workshop series is a 2-day commitment. Similar stand-alone workshops will be offered again during the Autumn-Spring quarters. Participants should bring a laptop with internet access for hands-on activities. Register HERE: https://ats-cct-digitalpedagogyworkshopseries-2019.eventbrite.com

Teaching with Technology: Digital Pedagogy Workshop Series 

August 16, 10:30 AM–12:30 PM, Wieboldt Hall, Room 310 D/E

In this 2-part workshop series, instructors will be introduced to the basic tenets of digital pedagogy, learn about the wide array of digital tools available through the University of Chicago and beyond, craft an activity or assignment using digital tools, and share and receive feedback. This workshop series is a 2-day commitment. Similar stand-alone workshops will be offered again during the Autumn-Spring quarters. Participants should bring a laptop with internet access for hands-on activities. Register HERE: https://ats-cct-digitalpedagogyworkshopseries-2019.eventbrite.com

 

Donate Blood!
7am-6pm, Monday – Friday, DCAM Room 2E

Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood. You can donate blood today at the UChicago Medicine Blood Center! Donating blood is quick and simple, usually taking half an hour. After donating, help yourself to free snacks and discounts at stores such as Te’amo, Nella, and Starbucks. Like us on facebook to know about any events, blood drives, or news from the blood center! https://www.facebook.com/UChicagoBloodDonorAmbassadors/