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Information Literacy for Graduate Students: Everything a Graduate Student Should Know Before Starting a Research Project

Leila Rod-Welch, library, will present information on how to find books and scholarly articles using the library's website and Interlibrary Loan, and utilize the library's advanced search capabilities to access Catalog, One Search!, numerous subject databases and Google Scholar through your UNI subscription. Information on the Liaison Librarian Services, Rod Library's one-on-one consultation services will also be presented. 

Professional Communication Workshop: Building Effective Telephone and Email Skills

Using professional deveopment and email skills are vital in your career development, whether it be communicating with faculty or applying for internships or employment opportunities. Presented by Deb Young, Languages and Literatures, attendees will learn how to transition and develop these communication skills from your role as a student to a professional. You never get a second chance to make a first impresssion!

New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO)

NGSO is the first in the "Building Graduate Community" 2016‐17 Professional Development Series sponsored by the Graduate College. The event includes opportunities to learn about resources to support graduate student success. Fifteen offices are scheduled to participate in the Campus Resource Fair from 3 to 3:30 p.m. followed by a welcome by Kavita Dhanwada, Graduate College. There will be presentations by Christina Geweke, Office of Business Operation, on how students can manage their university bill and Leila Rod‐Welch, Rod Library, on using the library like a graduate student.

Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture

Suzanne Riehl will present “Routes to Reason: Proportional Reasoning in Middle School Students.”

Proportional reasoning has been called the capstone of elementary school mathematics and the cornerstone of higher mathematics. Riehl will discuss the development of proportional reasoning, the characteristics of proportion problems that affect their difficulty and implications for teaching.


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