Graduate Training 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 programs and events hosted through Graduate Student Life or Graduate Student Government.

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    • Ctr for Social Concerns
    • Dissertation and Thesis
    • English for Academic Purposes
    • Ethics
    • Graduate Career Services
    • Graduate Student Life
    • Graduate Professional Development
    • Graduate Resilience Alliance at ND
    • Grants and Fellowships
    • Hesburgh Libraries
    • Kaneb Center
    • Leadership
    • Postdoctoral Scholars
    • The Writing Center


    Upcoming events:

    TitleDescriptionDateTime
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Getting Started with (Inter)Active Learning [Intended for Graduate Students]z_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterIn this workshop, you will consider the benefits of incorporating active learning into a variety of classroom settings. You will explore a nuanced description of int...9-2811:00 AM
    Drawing a Blank? Common English Idioms used in Academic and Professional Settingsz_gs_pdev / EAPEnglish For Academic Purposes Nonnative English speakers may be confused by idiomatic expression used in U.S. classrooms or meetings, because these expressions cannot be correctly understood by ...9-2811:00 AM
    Grants: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Workshop; Virtualz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsLearn the do’s and don'ts of previous applicants of the NSF GRFP! This workshop is designed for first- and second-year graduate students in STEM and social sciences ...9-2805:00 PM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Incorporating Multimodal Assessment into Your Coursez_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterTraditional models of assessment – exams, essays, etc. – often fail to engage students and may not accurately reflect student learning. By offering assessment altern...10-410:00 AM
    Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Teachers as Connectors and Cultural Translatorsz_gs_pdev / EAPEnglish For Academic Purposes How can culturally diverse people in higher education learn well together in ways that are relevant and stimulating? To enhance student motivation and learning, thi...10-402:00 PM
    Grants: Diversity Statements: What they are and how to write themz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsGrants And FellowshipsThis interactive virtual workshop will equip participants to address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their fellowship applications. You will buil...10-512:00 PM
    Teach@ND Dayz_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterIf you Teach @ ND, this event is for you! We are setting aside October 7 to celebrate and support the excellent teaching that happens on Notre Dame’s campus, with a ...10-710:30 AM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Facilitating Effective Discussions in the Humanities and Social Sciences [Intended for Graduate Students]z_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterClassroom discussion can make or break a course. Done well, it’s the linchpin for meaningful classroom engagement; done poorly, even the best-planned course material...10-1102:00 PM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Active Learning with Live Pollingz_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterWe will focus on polling best practices and tools including Poll Everywhere and Google Forms. The workshop will also cover your specific needs, from slideshow and ca...10-1211:30 AM
    Grants: Fall Break Grant Writing Boot Campz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre DameJoin us for our annual in-person Fall Grant Writing Boot Camp! All week, Monday through Friday, we will be open for writing time and on-demand professional draft rev...10-1709:00 AM
    Grants: Fall Break Grant Writing Boot Campz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre DameJoin us for our annual in-person Fall Grant Writing Boot Camp! All week, Monday through Friday, we will be open for writing time and on-demand professional draft rev...10-1809:00 AM
    Grants: Fall Break Grant Writing Boot Campz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre Dame Join us for our annual in-person Fall Grant Writing Boot Camp! All week, Monday through Friday, we will be open for writing time and on-demand professional draft re...10-1909:00 AM
    Grants: Fall Break Grant Writing Boot Campz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre Dame Join us for our annual in-person Fall Grant Writing Boot Camp! All week, Monday through Friday, we will be open for writing time and on-demand professional draft re...10-2009:00 AM
    Grants: Fall Break Grant Writing Boot Campz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre Dame Join us for our annual in-person Fall Grant Writing Boot Camp! All week, Monday through Friday, we will be open for writing time and on-demand professional draft re...10-2109:00 AM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Visual Design Tips for Creating Effective Teaching Visualsz_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterIn this session, we will explore best practices for creating effective teaching visuals, as well as pratical tips to improve design aesthetics.Register here.10-2510:00 AM
    Grants: Best Practices for the GEM Fellowshipz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre Dame This workshop is designed exclusively for the GEM-eligible graduate students (members of an under-represented group in a STEM masters or PhD program who are US citi...10-2601:00 PM
    Technology Commercialization 101z_gs_pdevSouth BendHow can the answers to research questions be translated to meet the needs of clinicians, patients, engineers, and customers? In this training course, College of Scie...10-2710:00 AM
    American Pronunciationz_gs_pdev / EAPEap You have studied English for years, but now in the US, you find yourself struggling to understand Americans and hold a successful conversation with them. Join us as...10-2811:00 AM
    Grants: Applying for Language Study Fundingz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre DameWant to learn how to get funding for language study, whether in the US or abroad? Whether you are a first- or second-year humanities student working to fulfill your ...11-205:00 PM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Using Canvas Learning Analytics to Enhance Student Engagementz_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterLearning analytics, the process of applying data to bolster teaching and learning can feel broad and overwhelming. This workshop introduces learning analytics in a p...11-411:30 AM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Designing More Inclusive Coursesz_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterThis workshop was developed using a developmental approach to addressing inclusivity in course design and implementation. In this workshop participants will reflect ...11-811:00 AM
    Be Your Editor in Academic Writing: A Grammatical Approachz_gs_pdev / EAPEnglish For Academic Purposes Clarity of language mostly depends on the sentence construction style. There are certain nuances of grammar that can change the meaning of a text. This workshop sha...11-802:00 PM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Gradescope 101z_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterGradescope saves time grading existing paper-based assignments and exams while also facilitating more consistent grading and feedback. It is integrated with Canvas a...11-911:30 AM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Speedgrader 101z_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterLearn more about Speedgrader, a tool in Canvas, that can help you grade quickly and more efficiently. This session features a general overview of the tool along with...11-1002:00 PM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Alternative/Flipped Finals—Beyond Blue Books and Bubble Sheetsz_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterTired 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 th...11-1611:00 AM
    Grants: Introduction to the Boren Fellowshipz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre Dame Join the Office of Grants & Fellowships for an informational session on the Boren Fellowship. With priorities of language acquisition and national security, the...11-1601:00 PM
    Small Talkz_gs_pdev / EAPEnglish For Academic Purposes In both social and professional settings, being able to carry spontaneous, casual, and culturally appropriate conversations is an important skill. This session intr...11-3011:00 AM
    Kaneb Center Workshop: Building Better Bookends: The Last Day of Classz_gs_pdev / KanebKaneb CenterYour approach to the first and last day of a semester has an outsized impact on student learning and student perceptions of your course. In this workshop, you’ll lea...12-109:30 AM
    Grants: Distilling your Research: 3MT preparationz_gs_pdev / Grants and FellowshipsNotre Dame In preparation for the 3 Minute Thesis competition in the spring semester, come learn from the team at Grants & Fellowships on how to effectively distill your r...12-701:00 PM