Graduate Professional Development Events

    The list below shows the composite schedule for all currently scheduled professional development events.

    If you have questions about the listed events, or would like to suggest an event, please contact Professional Development.

    Note: The professional development events page focus primarily on academic and career-oriented workshops and events. For social events geared toward graduate students, we invite you to visit the Graduate Student Union's social calendar. For social events geared toward postdocs, visit the Postdoc Events page.

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    • Research
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    • Teaching
    • Career




    Upcoming events:

    TitleDescriptionDateTime
    Using "Topic Modeling" to Extract Themes from Textsz_gs_pdevTopic modeling is a process of dividing and conquering a collection of texts in order to better understand the collection as a whole. Given a corpora of documents (b...9-1912:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Dissertation and Career Development Grants in STEMz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Notre Dame Research and the Graduate School present grant writing workshop with Bob Porter, Ph.D. 9 am - 12 pm. Dissertation and Career Development Grants in STEM W...9-2009:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Back to basics - grant application processz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch This working lunch with lecture and Q & A will focus on three major areas of grant application process: how to work with your university to submit a grant appli...9-2012:00 PM
    Extracting the Who, What, When, Where, and How from Your Journal Articles and Booksz_gs_pdevKnowing the parts-of-speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc.) associated with a given text enable you to answer question such as "What is discussed in this document, ...9-2012:00 PM
    Introduction to LaTeXz_gs_pdevWant to or need to use LaTeX, but have no idea where to begin? This hands-on introduction to LaTeX will start at the absolute beginning and provide just enough get y...9-2001:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Dedicated Grant Writing Timez_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...9-2005:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: NSF GRFP Extended Programz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship - Extended Program Meets every Thursday from 5-6:30 pm EST. The workshop series will provide effective stra...9-2005:00 PM
    CEPS Workshop Religious Identity, Diversity, and College Student Outcomesz_gs_pdevReligious Identity, Diversity, and College Student OutcomesSeptember 21, 2018: 11:30 am to 1:15 pm [lunch included]This session will explore research findings relate...9-2111:30 AM
    Introduction to Python's Natural Language Toolkitz_gs_pdevPython is a very popular programming language for doing text mining and natural language processing. The Natural Langauge Toolkit (NLTK) is a very popular suite of P...9-2112:00 PM
    Lunch & Learn Presents: The Science of Goal Achievementz_gs_pdev Setting goals is half the battle; but how do we follow through and achieve them? At this session, participants will develop a goal that is meaningful and important ...9-2112:30 PM
    Teaching in Flexible Spacesz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb-app.nd.edu/pls/apex/f?p=137:32:17178104530366::::: In this session, you will learn how to use a variety of configurations of furniture and technology when you teach in this room or another flexible space. You will a...9-2101:00 PM
    How to Write in a Bookz_gs_pdevThis workshop illustrates and demonstrates a technique for writing in books for the purposes of "active reading". The only reason one has been taught not to write in...9-2412:00 PM
    Using ArcGISz_gs_pdevThis workshop will go over the basics of how to use the ArcGIS suite to open, view and analysis spatial data. Less time will be spent on the  nature of GIS data and ...9-2401:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Dedicated Grant Writing Timez_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...9-2405:00 PM
    Introduction to Text & Data Miningz_gs_pdevThis hands-on session affords participants to learn the benefits of using computers to analyze textual corpora such as a collection of books or journal articles. Som...9-2612:00 PM
    The Three BIG Ism's: Race, Class and Gender Part 2: Classz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb-app.nd.edu/pls/apex/f?p=137:32:17178104530366::::: Using case studies this workshop explores race, class and gender in the classroom; more specifically, how each of these factors might influence educational attainme...9-2603:00 PM
    EAP: English Pronunciation: Strategies and Techniquesz_gs_pdevTo improve your pronunciation, there is a lot more to think about than just isolated vowel and consonant sounds! This workshop addresses what other aspects of pronun...9-2605:15 PM
    Preparing for the Academic Job Market II: Writing a Teaching Statementz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb-app.nd.edu/pls/apex/f?p=137:32:17178104530366::::: Description: The teaching statement is an important, but often mysterious, part of the academic job application.  In this workshop you will learn what constitutes a...9-2709:30 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: NSF GRFP Extended Programz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship - Extended Program Meets every Thursday from 5-6:30 pm EST. The workshop series will provide effective stra...9-2705:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Dedicated Grant Writing Timez_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...9-2705:00 PM
    Lunch & Learn Presents: Turning Feeback into Forward Motionz_gs_pdevPresenter: Kristi Rudenga, Kaneb Center Lunch available: 12:30 pm Workshop: 1:00 - 2:00 pm9-2812:30 PM
    Neuroscience of Learning: How Understanding Your Students' Brains can Inform Your Teachingz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb-app.nd.edu/pls/apex/f?p=137:32:17178104530366::::: Have you ever thought about how your class could change a student’s brain? In this interactive workshop, you will learn the basics of how the brain is structured, h...10-103:30 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Dedicated Grant Writing Timez_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-105:00 PM
    Preparing for the Academic Job Market III: Writing Diversity statements, Faith Statements & Other Unusual Application Materialsz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb-app.nd.edu/pls/apex/f?p=137:32:17178104530366::::: More and more academic hiring committees are requesting documents outside of the traditional cover letter, CV, research, and teaching statements. Join us to learn w...10-309:30 AM
    Postgraduate Service Fairz_gs_pdevA postgraduate service fair open to all Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, and Holy Cross students. Click here for more information.10-305:00 PM
    EAP: Editing and Revising Academic Writingz_gs_pdevRevision is a necessary step in the writing process. This workshop addresses techniques for revisions at all levels with an emphasis on sentence structure, paragraph...10-403:30 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Dedicated Grant Writing Timez_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-405:00 PM
    Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questionsz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/writing-multiple-choice-questions/ Multiple choice tests are easy to administer, but good questions are hard to write. This workshop provides strategies, resources, and practice for designing questio...10-502:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-805:00 PM
    Facililitating Discussionz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/facilitating-discussion-in-social-sciences-and-humanities/ Classroom discussion can make or break a course. Done well, it's the linchpin for meaningful classroom engagement; done poorly, even the best-planned course materia...10-1009:30 AM
    Up and Running with Bootstrap (Intermediate)z_gs_pdevBootstrap is one of the most popular frameworks for rapidly building seamless, mobile-friendly websites with HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Those familiar with HTML and ...10-1110:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-1105:00 PM
    Lunch & Learn Presents: Making the Most of Your Scholarly Web Presencez_gs_pdevPresenters: Mandy Havert, Hesburgh Library Randy Harrison, Hesburgh Library Lunch available: 12:30 pm Workshop: 1:00 - 2:00 pm10-1212:30 PM
    Course Design Bootcampz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/course-design-bootcamp/ Interested in creating a course from scratch? At this intensive 2-day workshop, you will learn and apply strategies for effective course design.  Presentations on t...10-1509:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-1505:00 PM
    Course Design Bootcampz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/course-design-bootcamp/ Interested in creating a course from scratch? At this intensive 2-day workshop, you will learn and apply strategies for effective course design.  Presentations on t...10-1609:00 AM
    Teaching Well Using Technology Seriesz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/twut-fall18-sessions/Get a jumpstart or finish the entire program in a week!During Fall Break we will offer hands-on sessions to help you start working on the Teaching Well Using Technol...10-1809:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-1805:00 PM
    Teaching Well Using Technology Seriesz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/twut-fall18-sessions/Get a jumpstart or finish the entire program in a week!During Fall Break we will offer hands-on sessions to help you start working on the Teaching Well Using Technol...10-1909:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-2205:00 PM
    EAP: Interpreting Subtext in Conversational Englishz_gs_pdevHave you ever left a conversation worried that you've misinterpreted a person's meaning or intention?  Then this workshop is for you!  In this workshop we will learn...10-2405:15 PM
    Preparing for the Academic Job Market IV: The Interviewz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/preparing-for-the-academic-job-market-series/10-2509:30 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-2505:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...10-2905:00 PM
    Mind Mapping: Strategies & Tools for the Classroomz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/mind-mapping-strategies-tools-for-the-classroom/ Have you ever felt like your brain is stuck in second gear? Do your students have difficulty recalling material? Do they fail to see how ideas relate? At this works...10-3002:00 PM
    CEPS Workshop Community Engagement and Higher Education: History, Contexts, and Futurez_gs_pdevCommunity Engagement and Higher Education: History, Contexts, and Future Jay Brandenberger, Ph.D. October 30, 2018 – 3:30 to 5:00 pm – Geddes Hall Coffee House Colle...10-3003:30 PM
    Alternative/Flipped Finals-Beyond Blue Books & Bubble Sheetsz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/alternative-flipped-finals-beyond-blue-books-bubble-sheets/ Tired of the traditional blue book and bubble sheet final exam?  Instead of having students cram and recall what they learned, why not try a culminating ePortfolio ...11-109:30 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...11-105:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...11-505:00 PM
    Preparing for and Implementing (Inter)Active Learningz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/preparing-for-and-implementing-inter-active-learning/ In this workshop, you will explore a nuanced description of interactive, constructive, active, and passive learning strategies (the "ICAP framework"). You will then...11-609:30 AM
    A Framework for Building Better Research and Writing Assignmentsz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/a-framework-for-building-better-research-and-writing-assignments/How can we help students understand the assumptions underlying scholarly engagement with information? In this workshop, you’ll learn teaching strategies to help stud...11-703:30 PM
    EAP: Academic Etiquette in Advisor/Student Relationshipsz_gs_pdevThis workshop will explore key strategies for fostering healthy and successful relationships between students and their academic advisors and professors.  Topics wil...11-803:30 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...11-805:00 PM
    Create Your Professional Website with Wordpress (Beginner)z_gs_pdev We live in an age where having an online presence is becoming the norm for most professionals, particularly academics. A well-designed website enhances one’s profes...11-910:00 AM
    Grants and Fellowships: Successful Grant Writing in Music, Art and Literaturez_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Designed for graduate students in Sacred Music, Art, and Creative Writing: In this two-hour workshop, participants will learn more about providing the successful "h...11-905:30 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...11-1205:00 PM
    Preparing for the Academic Job Market V: Interviewing, the Job Talk, and the Teaching Pitchz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/preparing-for-the-academic-job-market-series/ This workshop presents what students should expect during a campus interview, how to prepare to give a job talk, and how to incorporate your teaching experiences in...11-1302:00 PM
    Alternate Forms of Expressionz_gs_pdevhttps://kaneb.nd.edu/programs/workshops-we-can-offer/alternate-forms-of-expression-developing-media-rich-activities/ Having students create a video, poster, or sound recording can be an appropriate alternative to written work and it helps develop media literacy. This session is a ...11-1402:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...11-1505:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...11-2605:00 PM
    EAP: Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Avoid Itz_gs_pdevThis workshop will focus on ways to present academic sources in an ethical and transparent manner. Topics include a definition of plagiarism, a description of the ha...11-2805:15 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...11-2905:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...12-305:00 PM
    Grants and Fellowships: Writing groups and drop-in draft reviewsz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsResearch Evening writing sessions are designed for graduate students working on grant/fellowship applications. In addition to providing dedicated grant writing workspace, th...12-605:00 PM