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Main Campus
University Hall
Room: 3240
Mail Stop 933
Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)
Fax: 419.530.4724

Health Science Campus
Mulford Library
Reception Desk Room 113
Mail Stop 1042
Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)
Fax: 419.383.6140

Mailing address:
The University of Toledo
College of Graduate Studies
2801 W Bancroft
MS 933
Toledo, OH 43606

grdsch@utnet.utoledo.edu

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS 2017 – 2018

 PLANNING TO A GREATER DEGREE

Sponsored by the College of Graduate Studies

Get on the right track early in your academic journey! This workshop will address issues including time to degree, benchmarks and deadlines, committee formation, communication, and more, in the context of requirements and recommendations of the College of Graduate Studies. Bring your questions! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

  • Wednesday February 7 from 5 – 6pm on Health Science Campus TBA
  • Thursday February 8 from 5 – 6pm on Main Campus TBA
  • Wednesday June 6 from 5 – 6pm on Health Science Campus TBA
  • Thursday June 7 from 5 – 6pm on Main Campus TBA

BRINGING IN THE BYSTANDER® TRAINING

Sponsored by the Counseling Center: Sexual Assault Education and Prevention Program

Bringing in the Bystander® is a bystander intervention workshop with a robust evidence base. Rather than focusing strictly on the roles of perpetrator and victim, the highly interactive Bringing in the Bystander® curriculum uses a community responsibility approach. It teaches bystanders how to safely intervene in instances where sexual violence, relationship violence, or stalking may be occurring or where there may be risk that will occur. RSVP BY EMAIL: Jamie.wlosowicz@rockets.utoledo.edu

Wednesday October 11 from 6 – 7:30 pm in Snyder Memorial Room 1100


HEALTHY U: LUNCHTIME WALKING FOR WELLNESS

Sponsored by Rocket Wellness

Rocket Wellness staff will lead one walk each month on Main and Health Science campuses on the second and fourth Fridays, weather permitting. Meet at the Healthy U walking paths. CLICK HERE FOR MAPS

  • Friday October 13 at Noon on Health Science Campus
  • Friday October 27 at Noon on Main Campus

PERSONAL SAFETY & SELF DEFENSE

Sponsored by The University of Toledo and UT Police Department

Participants will learn personal safety tips for home, office, school, or out and about as well as self-defense tactics in a safe and comfortable setting. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes, and are encouraged to stretch and hydrate. Participation requires signing a liability release form. Free and open to students and employees. For more information email: utpolice@utoledo.edu

  • Thursday October 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Rec Center Double Meeting Room
  • Tuesday November 14 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Rec Center Double Meeting Room

2017 Career Fair Forum

Sponsored by the Council of Biomedical Graduate Students and the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Student Council

Concerned about where to go after graduation? Come listen to the stories of our speakers as they describe their career paths and how they got to where they are today. Dinner will be provided at the start of the event. Must RSVP for the dinner by 5pm Friday, October 20th to CouncilGraduateStudents@utoledo.edu . See flyer below for more information.

  • Friday, October 27th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the Health Education Building Room 103 (Health Science Campus)

2017 Career forum Flyer


BUSINESS RESEARCH FOR THE JOB HUNT

Sponsored by UT Libraries

Going on a job interview? Want to write a targeted cover letter? Looking for companies in a particular location or industry? Learn how to use company research databases and company websites to assist your job hunt. Best for Advanced Undergrads, Graduate Students

  • Wednesday November 1 from 10-11 a.m. in Carlson Library 1025
  • Monday November 6 from 3-4 p.m. in Carlson Library 1025

What you'll learn:

  • Uses various search systems to retrieve information (ex. use two different proprietary databases and the company website to gather information on a company)
  • Examines and compares information from various sources in order to evaluate reliability, validity, accuracy, authority, timeliness and point of view or bias (ex. compare data from proprietary databases and  company website)

Useful Links/Guides:


CAREER FAIR TAILGATE

Sponsored by Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services

Explore career and internship opportunities while networking with corporate recruiters. Enjoy traditional tailgate activities, music, and snacks outside on Main Campus. No registration needed. All degree levels and areas are welcome.

  • Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 2 – 5 pm in Parking Area 6

(on Stadium Drive) – rain location: Student Union Auditorium

Tailgate Career Tips:

  • Bring your Rocket Card and plenty of resumes
  • It’s a tailgate, so casual attire is acceptable but don’t forget – you only get one shot at making a first impression
  • Polish your personal “elevator” pitch
  • Research companies attending
  • Keep your hands free of food and drinks while visiting employers
  • Even though this is a casual career fair, it remains an important career recruitment event

Campus Map

List of Participating Employers and positions to be filled

Career Fair Tailgate webpage

PROFESSIONAL ETIQUETTE DINNER

Sponsored by Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services and Center for International Studies and Programs

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in the Student Union Auditorium

The Dine with Style event will include:

  • Pre-dinner networking for participating students and sponsors
  • 3-course meal (meat and vegetarian option) with non-alcoholic beverage
  • Professional etiquette/dining presentation from an etiquette expert
  • At-table networking with an employer, UT alumni or staff (2 seated at each table)
  • Fashion show finale demonstrating various levels of professional business attire
  • Fun and informative student gift book entitled, Life After School Explained, the Definitive Reference Guide

Plan to arrive early and network with employers, alumni and UT staff and faculty. Professional dress and registration is required. Registration will open in Spring 2018.

Dine with Style webpage


EPIC: YOUNG PROFESSIONAL GROUP

Sponsored by UT and the Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services

EPIC Toledo is the largest young professional group in the Toledo Region. UT students and employees are able to join EPIC, as part of The University of Toledo’s corporate membership. Members can have unlimited access to all EPIC events and opportunities at no cost to the employee or student, unless otherwise noted. If there is a cost for an event, members receive a discount.

EPIC stands for “engaging people, inspiring change,” and our programs reflect that. Our goal is to develop future business and community leaders, as well as attract and retain diverse young talent to the region. We provide our members networking, leadership and professional development, and community involvement opportunities.

The EPIC mission is three fold:

  • Community – serving and helping in the local community,
  • Leadership – provide professional development opportunities, and
  • Connect – networking and social opportunities.

How to Sign-Up: complete the EPIC Online Application

  • Use “UT” as your company name
  • Use “student” as your job title if you are a current student

PHYSICAL THERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, SPEECH THERAPY JOB FAIR

Sponsored by College of Health and Human Services

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 9 – 11 am in the Student Union, Ingman Room

For more information, contact: Becky.Gwozdz@utoledo.edu

ELECTRONIC THESIS/DISSERTATION FORMATTING

Sponsored by the College of Graduate Studies and University Libraries

Main components of the formatting style will be reviewed, as well as how to use the templates, file naming, supplemental materials, and permitted exceptions to the formatting. Common errors in formatting will also be pointed out. Ideal setting to ask questions while working on your document. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

  • Monday October 23 from 3:30 – 5 in Carlson Library Room 1025
  • Tuesday October 24 from 3:30 – 5 in Collier Building Room 1220 (bring your own laptop)
  • Tuesday, February 20 from 4 – 5 in TBA (HSC) Bring your own laptop
  • Wednesday, February 21 from 4 – 5 in TBA (MC)
  • Tuesday, June 5 from 4 - 5 in TBA (HSC) Bring your own laptop
  • Wednesday, June 6 from 4 – 5 in TBA (MC)

OPEN LAB: ETD FORMATTING AND SUBMISSION

Sponsored by the College of Graduate Studies and University Libraries

One or more facilitators will circulate and provide one-on-one assistance with any technical issues in MS Word, as well as support for creating the OhioLINK ETD Center account and submitting the document. Please bring your own laptop or your file on a thumb drive. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

  • Monday December 4 from 3 – 5 in Carlson Library Room 1025
  • Tuesday December 5 from 3 – 5 Collier Building Room 1220 (bring your laptop)
  • Monday, April 23 from 3 - 5 in TBA (MC)
  • Tuesday, April 24 from 3 - 5 in TBA (HSC) (Bring your laptop)
  • Monday, July 23 from 3 - 5 in TBA (MC)
  • Tuesday, July 24 from 3 - 5 in TBA (HSC) (Bring your laptop)

ENDNOTE CITATION MANAGEMENT 

Sponsored by UT Libraries

Learn to use the EndNote software to collect citations, attach full text, annotate and organize, and ultimately create bibliographies for research papers and manuscripts. Best for Advanced Undergrads, Graduate Students, Faculty.

  • Monday October 16 from 3-4 p.m. in Carlson Library 1025
  • Wednesday October 18 from 5-6 p.m. in Carlson Library 1025
  • Friday October 20 from 12-1 p.m. in Carlson Library 1025

What you'll learn:

  • How to acquire and organize literature citations in EndNote
  • How to use EndNote to give proper credit via citing literature in your work

Useful Links/Guides:

EndNote Library Management 


RESEARCH IN ENGINEERING

Sponsored by UT Libraries

Overview of library resources and services for graduate students in Engineering. Best for: Graduate Students, Faculty

  • Tuesday October 10 from 10-11 a.m. in Carlson Library 1025
  • Thursday October 12 from 3-4 p.m. in Carlson Library 1025

What you'll learn:

  • Access the library catalog, ejournal finder, and subject research databases
  • Construct an individual research profile that incorporates the use of folders, search histories, and alert
  • Create and interlibrary loan account

Useful Links/Guides:

DIALOGUES ON DIVERSITY

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

In an effort to create a more inclusive University, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a series of events focused on exploring, analyzing, and fostering a diverse environment throughout the UT community. Each month features a different theme.

  • Wednesday October 18 from 6 – 8 in Student Union 2592 | LGBTQA+ History
  • Wednesday November 15 from 6 – 8 in Student Union 2591 | Veterans Issues

LUNCH WITH THE V.P.!

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Willie McKether, UT’s vice president for diversity and inclusion, invites you to have “Lunch with the VP.” This is your opportunity to talk with Dr. McKether and his colleagues about topics surrounding diversity at The University of Toledo. Lunch is provided while supplies last!

  • Thursday October 12 from 11:30 – 12:30 in Student Union 2579
  • Thursday November 9 from 11:30 – 12:30 in Student Union 3016

JOURNEY INTO THE MIND: SCIENCE OF IMPLICIT BIAS AND LAW

Sponsored by the College of Law and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Speaker: Mark W. Bennett, a senior judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, is a nationally recognized expert, scholar, empirical researcher, and educator on implicit bias. He is a founding member of the National Implicit Bias Network and has trained more than 1500 state and federal judges on implicit bias.

In 2009, with the assistance of nationally recognized cognitive psychologist experts, Judge Bennett was the first judge in the nation to develop and use an implicit bias jury instruction. His groundbreaking research includes an empirical study of implicit bias in sentencing by state and federal judges, the effect of Afrocentric facial feature and skin tone bias in the criminal justice system, as well as the effect of gender implicit bias in the evaluation and award of emotional distress damages in civil cases.

FREE PUBLIC LECTURE | FOOD AND BEVERAGES WILL BE PROVIDED

  • Wednesday October 25 at NOON in the McQuade Law Auditorium on the main level of the Law Center

CULTURAL COMPETENCE TRAINING

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

To ensure that our constituents and community are valued, respected, and included, diversity and inclusion training allows UT employees, students, and other vested individuals an opportunity to increase their awareness and understanding of cross cultural issues by sharing in constructive dialogue about various cultures, cultural competence, diversity, and inclusion. Sessions are limited to 30 registrants. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

  • Monday October 23 from 6 – 9 in University Hall 3820
  • Monday November 20 from 6 – 9 in University Hall 3820

SAFE PLACE TRAINING

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Success

During Safe Place Training, participants are introduced to LGBTQ-related terminology, provided information on common issues and challenges faced by LGBT! Individuals, what it means to be an LGBTQ Ally, and International, National, State, Local, and UT resources. Registration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

  • Tuesday October 10 from 9 – 12 in University Hall 3820
  • Tuesday October 31 from 9 – 12 in University Hall 3820
  • Tuesday November 14 from 9 – 12 in University Hall 3820
  • Tuesday November 28 from 9 – 12 in University Hall 3820
  • Tuesday December 5 from 9 – 12 in University Hall 3820
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All workshops co-sponsored by University Libraries and College of Graduate Studies


OPEN ACCESS & PREDATORY PUBLISHING: SOME CAVEATS AND HELPFUL RESOURCES

A 30-minute workshop on how to tell the “good guys” from the bad, and resources on reputable open access journals, websites, and repositories.

  • Tuesday October 24 at 12:30 pm in Carlson Library Room 2024
  • Thursday October 26 at Mulford Library Room 420

OPEN ACCESS TO THESES AND DISSERTATIONS BENEFITS BOTH SCHOLAR AND AUTHOR – FIND OUT HOW!

A 30-minute workshop on the benefits of open access ETDs in terms of visibility, collaboration, and expansion of material in which to conduct research from the perspectives of both author and researcher.

  • Tuesday October 24 at 12:30 in Mulford Library Room 420
  • Wednesday October 25 at 12:30 in Carlson Library Room 2024

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO DIGITAL REPOSITORY – TOOLING 4 OA

A 30-minute workshop on the multitude of information available in UT’s repository, how to find what you’re looking for, and how you can use it for professional, academic, and even personal purposes.

  • Wednesday October 25 at 12:30 in Mulford Library Room 420
  • Thursday October 26 at 12:30 in Carlson Library Room 2024
Last Updated: 10/20/17