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College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647

Email: cogs@uidaho.edu

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Workshops

IRIC 305 and via Zoom

The Graduate Student Writing Symposium is a series of workshops intended to prepare graduate students for the academic writing process. Workshops in the series will be presented by the Writing Center, the Counseling and Testing Center and members of the graduate faculty.

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  • Managing Stress During the Writing Process
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13
  • Collaborating with your Committee and Co-authors
    • 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22
  • Long-term Planning
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28
  • Overcoming Writer’s Block
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7

ISUB 329 and via Zoom *except Sept. 22

The Professional Development Initiative (PDI) includes events, workshops, and classes intended to provide opportunities to promote the academic and professional success of graduate students, postdocs and other early career trainees. This series of events is facilitated by the Career Services office.

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  • C.V./Resume Workshop, Part
    • 10-10:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15
  • C.V./Resume Workshop, Part 2
    • 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.
      One World Café (533 S Main in Moscow), Window Room
  • Guide to Federal Employment
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, Nov.10
  • Salary Negotiations
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17

IRIC 321 or 105 and via Zoom

The aim of this workshop series is to prepare graduate students and postdocs for the academic, professional, and social components of participating in conferences and other research presentations.

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  • Designing a Research Poster
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10
    • IRIC 321
  • Designing a Research Presentation
    • 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20
    • IRIC 321
  • Delivering a Compelling Presentation
    • 10-11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24
    • IRIC 321
  • Effective Networking 
    • 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2
    • IRIC 105

ISUB Clearwater Room and via Zoom

Led by Faculty from the Counseling and Testing Center (CTC), these monthly presentations center around mental health topics especially relevant to graduate and professional students.

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  • Starting Strong with Self-Care
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31
  • Laying the Groundwork for Better Advisor Relationships
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27
  • How to Be Kinder to You
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26
  • Battling Burnout
    • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30

IRIC 305 and via Zoom

This support session will help prepare students to submit prestigious fellowship applications for the upcoming funding cycle, 2022-2023. Students in the final stages of writing an application for the GRFP, Ford Foundation, National Defense, or F31-NIH fellowships for submission in the 2022-2023 funding cycle are encouraged to attend this informational feedback session. Attendees should bring working application documents and any questions they have about the application process. A workshop for students interested in applying for the 2023-2024 funding cycle will be held during the Spring 2023 semester.

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  • 10-11 a.m. Thursday Sept. 22

Via Zoom 

Workshops in the “Grad Student How To” series are focused on important skills to learn as a graduate student, including formatting of a thesis or dissertation, the process for earning a master's or doctoral degree, funding, and GPSA award applications.

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How to Format your Thesis/Dissertation

  • 10-11 a.m. Monday Oct. 17: Workshop 1: Getting Started on the Right Page
  • 10-11 a.m. Monday Oct. 31: Workshop 2: Feedback and Troubleshooting 

These two workshops help graduate students understand how to start formatting a thesis or dissertation, provide helpful tips and guidelines, and describe all required components of a finished product. The second workshop focuses on troubleshooting any problems students encounter as they go through the formatting process.

How to Apply for GPSA Travel and Publication Awards

  • 1-2 p.m. Tuesday Nov.29

Led by students from the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA), this workshop will guide graduate students through the process of applying for Travel or Publication Awards through GPSA. Covered topics will include eligibility, deadlines, application requirements, and helpful tips to make the process go smoothly.

How to Earn your Master’s Degree

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday Nov. 9

The College of Graduate Studies presents two workshops to guide graduate students through every step of the master's and doctoral processes, including dates, deadlines, planning documents, and explanations of COGS forms and procedures. Students should bring their questions!

How to Earn your Doctoral Degree

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday Nov. 16

The College of Graduate Studies presents two workshops to guide graduate students through every step of the master's and doctoral processes, including dates, deadlines, planning documents, and explanations of COGS forms and procedures. Students should bring their questions!

How to Fund your Graduate Education

  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26

Join members of the College of Graduate Studies team along with other prospective students to learn the process of grad school funding. This session takes a close look at opportunities and resources for funding your graduate education. (ideally for prospective students)

How to Create a Study Plan and Check your Degree Audit

  • 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2

The College of Graduate Studies presents this workshop to show graduate students how to create their online study plans, as well as how to check degree progress and make changes when necessary.

Blackboard Room at One World Cafe (533 S Main St. in Moscow)

Graduate Teaching Assistants are invited to join the TA Support Group, led by the College of Graduate Studies and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Students will discuss the trials and triumphs of teaching with their peers while building a community of support. Baked goods will be provided.

Any graduate student or postdoc who is currently teaching in a higher education setting is encouraged to join.

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  • Tuesdays 9-10 a.m.
  • Oct. 4 & 18; November 1, 15, & 29

Blackboard Room at One World Cafe (533 S Main St. in Moscow)

Graduate Research Assistants can find support, share resources, and build community at the RA Support Group, led by the College of Graduate Studies and graduate faculty members. This group is ideal for graduate students who wish to discuss their struggles and successes during the research process. Baked goods will be provided.

Any graduate student or postdoc who is currently planning or conducting research is encouraged to join.

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  • Tuesdays 1-2 p.m.
  • Oct. 11 & 25; Nov. 8

Via Zoom 

Prospective graduate students are invited to join the College of Graduate Studies for GRAD 101, a program exploring aspects of the graduate school admission process. In addition to covering the basics of how to find the best-fit graduate programs, the Graduate Admissions Office will discuss GPA requirements, professional vs. academic track graduate degrees, residency requirements, and more! While this program will share information specific to transitioning into graduate school at the U of I, our broader aim is to prepare students for the graduate school application process, wherever that may be.

» Zoom

  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19

Contact

College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647

Email: cogs@uidaho.edu

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