Graduate Studies and Research Upcoming Workshops

Workshops on Tuesday

Graduate Studies and Research hosts a variety of workshops to help students, staff, and faculty achieve success. We do our best to schedule our workshops around relevant events and deadlines to help students prepare. All campus community members are welcome to attend!

Light refreshments will be available.

 

9:30-10:30am

 

Workshops: first Tuesday of every month

Harden Hall 224 

 

Coffee and Chat: last Tuesday of every month

Upstairs at the Crib coffee shop

 

Winter 2023 Schedule:

February 7 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Across All Fields: Join us in the SEEC as SEEC Coordinator, Stefani Vargas, presents on services offered to all grad students and how to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusivity into your field. 

February 28 - Grad Student Coffee and Chat: How's it going?: Join other grad students to talk about how this semester is going for you. This is an open discussion workshop. Location: Upstairs room of The Crib

March 14 - Join members of the GS&R as thesis preparation and formatting are reviewed. Bring your work with you and we'll go over your questions and problems. This workshop is highly recommended for all thesis-track grads, especially those who are submitting a thesis in the Spring semester.

March 28 - Grad Student Coffee and Chat: How's it going?: Join other grad students to talk about how this semester is going for you. This is an open discussion workshop. Location: Upstairs room of The Crib

April 4 - Shawn Olson, GS&R Liaison in the NMU Financial Aid Office, will present on financial aid for graduate students: FAFSA, Federal loans, graduate assistantships, searching for scholarships, and budgeting. Open to current and prospective grad students.

April 25 - Grad Student Coffee and Chat: How's it going?: Join other grad students to talk about how this semester is going for you. This is an open discussion workshop. Location: Upstairs room of The Crib

 


 

If you are interested but unable to attend a workshop or want to brush up on your knowledge over the summer by accessing past workshops, check out our recorded workshops at the bottom of this page. 

 

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The slide set covers best practices for abstracts to be submitted to multiple types of venues, but particularly in preparation for the NMU Celebration of Student Scholarship.

Protect yourself, protect your sources! Join us for this workshop presented by Dean Eckert of Graduate Studies and Michael Strahan, Library Liason. This training is aimed at educating researchers on how to acquire the permission needed to use the works of others, along with how to properly acknowledge their sources. 

Heather Pickett, the College of Graduate Studies Director of Graduate Enrollment and Marketing, presents this workshop about the process of planning and applying to graduate school. If you are considering continuing your education beyond your bachelor's degree, this workshop is a must!

 

Learn about how to apply and succeed at the Excellence in Education Award. Excellence in Education provides NMU graduate students with $1500 and 1 credit of tuition to work on their research. Further information regarding the Excellence in Education Research Program, as well as additional Internal Grant Opportunities Available to Students are available. 

The slide set covers the grant writing process and internal funding opportunities for students. Steps for applying for grants and NMU internal funds like the Excellence in Education grant are provided. 

This workshop focuses on tips and tricks to presenting in front of crowds. It focuses on students who are presenting research. Students who are participating in the Three Minute Thesis Competition or the Celebration of student Scholarship are encouraged to attend. 

Thesis writing can be confusing, but it doesn't have to be! This training covers common questions about preparing, formatting, and turning in your thesis. Learn about thesis sections, formatting, and submission. This workshop discusses thesis requirements for all disciplines and for students at all levels of thesis completion. Refer to the thesis guidelines for more information: https://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/thesis

Learn about this spring's biggest graduate event. 3MT is an international competition for graduate students to present their research. This first workshop will inform participants about the competition. Prospective graduate and graduate students at all stages are invited! 

This training helps make sense of the rules and regulations of research. This collaborative workshop will cover ethics and practices in research compliance for beginning researchers.