Graduate StudentOrientationAugust 17, 2012
Introduction                                     Nyree        Brian Flaherty   Laura Carlson   John Lubker                ...
Graduate Student LifeAugust 17, 2012
IntroductionAssociate Dean of Students  – Student Progress  – Academic Issues     • Graduate Student Ombudsperson  – Stude...
Academic Code andBulletin of InformationThe Bulletin of Information  – Updated yearly  – Potential changes that will affec...
Spousal and Family SupportSpousal ID cardsWellness CenterTo get these done  – Table in the Jordan Hall today  – Complete o...
Graduate Student LifeFive Points of Support for Graduate Students  –   Mental  –   Emotional  –   Spiritual  –   Physical ...
Graduate Student LifeEvents  – gradlife@nd.edu     • Monthly planning email     • Weekly email highlighting the events of ...
The Graduate SchoolInvites You to the Following Mountain Heart              Tiempo Libre                Parsons Dance Sept...
Student’s Guide to South BendBus Tour                                      Bus departs from the    Ride a TRANSPO bus on a...
Game Watch     Game Watch at Legends      Notre Dame vs. Navy                September 1              9:00 a.m. Kick-off  ...
MedalsA gift from the president’s officeSymbol of the university, and of your membership inthe Notre Dame community   – We...
Prayer Service5:00 p.m. at the GrottoPresident Jenkins will lead us in a short prayer forthis new year of study.   – At th...
Graduate Student UnionAugust 17, 2012
What is the GSU? The GSU is the graduate student government comprised of all fee-paying  students from every graduate dep...
GSU Mission Represent graduate student interests to the university Promote excellence in graduate education Improve qua...
Career Development Programs• GSU Conference Presentation Grant (CPG) program• GSU Teaching Awards   – Outstanding Graduate...
Community Activities • Family Events                    • Gatherings  • Ice Skating                      •   Halloween Par...
Tickets     Shrek the Musical                               Wicked                         Silver Hawks Game Tickets
GSU Website                   www.gsu.nd.eduGSU News   Calendar of    Student     Contact Us/             Events      Reso...
Getting the Most Out of GSU• Read GSU emails and follow the GSU Google  calendar• Attend events!• Talk to your department ...
Orientation Events TODAY, Aug 17: Graduate Student Prayer Service with President     Jenkins Grotto Outdoor Area, 5PM “Off...
Graduate SchoolProfessionalDevelopment ProgramAugust 17, 2012
Here You Are Next Week:
Here You Are Next Month:
Here You Are Next Year:
Here You Are in 4 years:
Spheres of Support                      Graduate School             Mentor                              Department        ...
Graduate School ProfessionalDevelopment Program     Graduate    training is     holistic.
Professional DevelopmentChecklist
Professional DevelopmentRoadmap
Professional DevelopmentCalendar   http://graduateschool.nd.edu/professional_development/pdcalendar/
Research           Gretchen Busl           Associate Director for Grants              and Fellowships           Contact:  ...
Research  Workshops and Consultations offering:  • Guidance in defining research goals at various stages    of the graduat...
ResearchMatthew                   Cheri Smith                          Coordinator forCapdevielle, Ph.D.        Instructio...
Research    GET CONNECTED TO EXTERNAL             FUNDING      The Graduate School Fellowships Database:    https://apps.n...
Teaching    Amanda McKendree    Kaneb Center for Teaching    and Learning    contact:    amckendree@nd.edu    574-631-9148...
Teaching  Workshops and Consultations on:  • Succeeding as a teaching assistant  • Developing your teaching style  • Gradi...
Career     Career Center     248 Flanner Hall     www.careercenter.nd.edu     574.631.5200     Program Director:     Ann A...
Career  Workshops and Consultations on:  • Defining career goals  • Networking  • Talking about your research  • Interview...
Ethics           Graduate School Ethics Workshop                      January 14th * 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.                ...
Ethics
Graduate School ProfessionalDevelopment Grants The Graduate School has dedicated the earnings   from three endowments for ...
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Presented on Friday, August 17, 2012, Acting Dean Chris Maziar, Associate Dean of Students John Lubker, Associate Dean of Professional Development Laura Carlson and GSU President Doug Rice addressed more than 450 new graduate students at Jordan Hall.

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2012 Graduate School Orientation

  1. 1. Graduate StudentOrientationAugust 17, 2012
  2. 2. Introduction Nyree Brian Flaherty Laura Carlson John Lubker Mary McDonald Associate Associate Dean Associate Hendriksen Associate Dean Director of Professional Dean of Executive Recruitment Budget and Development Students Administrator and Admissions Operations
  3. 3. Graduate Student LifeAugust 17, 2012
  4. 4. IntroductionAssociate Dean of Students – Student Progress – Academic Issues • Graduate Student Ombudsperson – Student Life Initiatives • Partnership with Mimi Beck and Student AffairsWe are here to assist you in reaching your goals
  5. 5. Academic Code andBulletin of InformationThe Bulletin of Information – Updated yearly – Potential changes that will affect youThe Academic Code – Know your rights and responsibilitiesBoth can be found on our website – graduateschool.nd.edu
  6. 6. Spousal and Family SupportSpousal ID cardsWellness CenterTo get these done – Table in the Jordan Hall today – Complete online form • Bring form to 5th floor of Main Building
  7. 7. Graduate Student LifeFive Points of Support for Graduate Students – Mental – Emotional – Spiritual – Physical – Relational
  8. 8. Graduate Student LifeEvents – gradlife@nd.edu • Monthly planning email • Weekly email highlighting the events of the weekWebsite: gradlife.nd.eduSpeaking of events…
  9. 9. The Graduate SchoolInvites You to the Following Mountain Heart Tiempo Libre Parsons Dance September 20, 2012 January 25, 2013 February 7, 2013 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. DeBartolo Performing DeBartolo Performing DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Arts Center Arts Center Charismatic front man As the first all- A striking and athletic John Schilling lets his Cuban, full-time timba company smartly delivers blues-rock shout loose in band in the United choreographer David this acoustic six-man States, Tiempo Libre has Parsons’ buoyant band. a mission: to share their approach to musical heritage with as contemporary dance. Reception to follow. wide an audience as possible.
  10. 10. Student’s Guide to South BendBus Tour Bus departs from the Ride a TRANSPO bus on a Hammes Bookstore at 5:00 p.m. guided tour of South Bend and see the sights, meet the mayor, and enjoy FREE PIZZA RSVP at facebook.com/studentbustour Raffle for gift cards and or email other prizes studentbustour@gmail.com
  11. 11. Game Watch Game Watch at Legends Notre Dame vs. Navy September 1 9:00 a.m. Kick-off Legends Game broadcast LIVE from Dublin Free food! “Football 101” halftime presentation RSVP by August 29 at: http://bit.ly/TEU4bx
  12. 12. MedalsA gift from the president’s officeSymbol of the university, and of your membership inthe Notre Dame community – We are happy and proud to have you here and as a reminder that from this moment forward you will always be a part of the Notre Dame family throughout the world
  13. 13. Prayer Service5:00 p.m. at the GrottoPresident Jenkins will lead us in a short prayer forthis new year of study. – At the end of the service he will bless your medal so that you can carry the blessings of Notre Dame wherever you go.
  14. 14. Graduate Student UnionAugust 17, 2012
  15. 15. What is the GSU? The GSU is the graduate student government comprised of all fee-paying students from every graduate department. The GSU functions directly through elected officers, committee chairs, and department representatives which meet monthly. There are 8 committees on the GSU:  Academic Affairs  External Affairs  Health Care  Orientation and Resources  Professional Development  Publicity and Procedures  Quality of Life  Social
  16. 16. GSU Mission Represent graduate student interests to the university Promote excellence in graduate education Improve quality of life for graduate students • Social, cultural, professional, and intellectual activities Promote interaction between graduate students and faculty, undergraduates, and all other members of the university community and greater South Bend area
  17. 17. Career Development Programs• GSU Conference Presentation Grant (CPG) program• GSU Teaching Awards – Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor – Outstanding Teaching Assistant• Graduate Research Symposium• Leadership Opportunities
  18. 18. Community Activities • Family Events • Gatherings • Ice Skating • Halloween Party • Graduate and Professional • Christmas Party Student Picnic • Dog Park Social • Spring Charity Gala • Zoo Social • Game Watches • Subsidized Events • Holiday Brunches (Easter and Thanksgiving) • Performances at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (DPAC) and the Morris
  19. 19. Tickets Shrek the Musical Wicked Silver Hawks Game Tickets
  20. 20. GSU Website www.gsu.nd.eduGSU News Calendar of Student Contact Us/ Events Resources Suggestion Box
  21. 21. Getting the Most Out of GSU• Read GSU emails and follow the GSU Google calendar• Attend events!• Talk to your department representative – Better yet, be a department representative – Attend GSU monthly meetings• Contact the GSU officers with your questions, thoughts, ideas, comments, and/or concerns: – Doug Rice, President, drice1@nd.edu – Kevin Muller, Co-Vice-President, kmuelle4@nd.edu – Kate Rueff, Co-Vice-President, krueff@nd.edu
  22. 22. Orientation Events TODAY, Aug 17: Graduate Student Prayer Service with President Jenkins Grotto Outdoor Area, 5PM “Official Welcome to Graduate Students” Monday, Aug 20: Welcome Back Social Legends Night Club near Football Stadium 8pm – 11pm with Trivia Competition Tuesday, Aug 21: Opening Mass for School Year Thursday, Aug 23: GSU/FOG Welcome Back Picnic FOG Community Center 5pm – 7pm
  23. 23. Graduate SchoolProfessionalDevelopment ProgramAugust 17, 2012
  24. 24. Here You Are Next Week:
  25. 25. Here You Are Next Month:
  26. 26. Here You Are Next Year:
  27. 27. Here You Are in 4 years:
  28. 28. Spheres of Support Graduate School Mentor Department Colleges and Centers
  29. 29. Graduate School ProfessionalDevelopment Program Graduate training is holistic.
  30. 30. Professional DevelopmentChecklist
  31. 31. Professional DevelopmentRoadmap
  32. 32. Professional DevelopmentCalendar http://graduateschool.nd.edu/professional_development/pdcalendar/
  33. 33. Research Gretchen Busl Associate Director for Grants and Fellowships Contact: gbusl@nd.edu 574.631.2443 http://graduateschool.nd.edu/p rofessional_development/res earch 502 Main Building
  34. 34. Research Workshops and Consultations offering: • Guidance in defining research goals at various stages of the graduate programs • Assistance in locating and applying for funding opportunities • Strategies for 1) efficiently articulating personal and professional goals 2) creating clear, organized, and compelling research narratives • Feedback on drafts of application materials • Advice for working effectively with faculty during the application process
  35. 35. ResearchMatthew Cheri Smith Coordinator forCapdevielle, Ph.D. Instructional ServicesWriting Center Director University of Notrecontact: Dame Librarieswriting@nd.edu contact: csmith@nd.edu574.631.5390 574.631.4271writingcenter.nd.edu library.nd.edu203 Coleman Morse 222c HesburghCenter Library
  36. 36. Research GET CONNECTED TO EXTERNAL FUNDING The Graduate School Fellowships Database: https://apps.nd.edu/gfs/index.cfm?Main.Search pivot.cos.com
  37. 37. Teaching Amanda McKendree Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning contact: amckendree@nd.edu 574-631-9148 http://kaneb.nd.edu 353 DeBartolo Hall
  38. 38. Teaching Workshops and Consultations on: • Succeeding as a teaching assistant • Developing your teaching style • Grading exams • Leading discussions • Maintaining a teaching portfolio • Writing a teaching statement
  39. 39. Career Career Center 248 Flanner Hall www.careercenter.nd.edu 574.631.5200 Program Director: Ann Amico Moran Ann.M.Moran.96@nd.edu Advisor: Jody Peters jmurray7@nd.edu
  40. 40. Career Workshops and Consultations on: • Defining career goals • Networking • Talking about your research • Interviewing • Looking for a job
  41. 41. Ethics Graduate School Ethics Workshop January 14th * 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Themes: Mentoring Conflict of Interest/Commitment Plagiarism/Data Ownership/Copyright Issues Followed by a Catered Lunch Plenary Talk Participation satisfies the 3-hour ethics requirement for all students matriculating in 2011 or after.
  42. 42. Ethics
  43. 43. Graduate School ProfessionalDevelopment Grants The Graduate School has dedicated the earnings from three endowments for professional development: Joseph F. Downes Memorial; Notebaert Professional Development; Zahm Research Travel • Academic Training • Research • Professional Development Common Professional Development Application Form: http://graduateschool.nd.edu/professional_development/research
  44. 44. GO IRISH!

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