GSAC Open House

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Graduate Student Advisory Council Open House - January 2013

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GSAC Open House

  1. 1. About GSAC
  2. 2. What is I-Cubed?• The Innovation through Institutional Integration (I-Cubed at UF) program began in January 2009. It isfunded by a 5-year, $1million institutional-level NationalScience Foundation grant.• The mission of I-Cubed at UF is to transform graduateresearch-based education at the University of Floridathrough an integrative and interdisciplinary programthat links various programs on campus to achievesynergies in education, research and professionaldevelopment.
  3. 3. I-CubedResource HubWebsite with funding updatesand opportunitiescontinuously disseminated tograd studentsResearch & TeachingGrantsOrganize Graduate StudentResearch Day and otherprofessional developmentactivitiesProgram EvaluationProvide feedback to improveexisting professional developmentopportunitiesWorkshopsIdentify missing elements ingraduate student trainingWhat Does I-Cubed Do?Through its collaborativeefforts, I-Cubed provides fourmain resources to enhancethe graduate educationexperience at UF:
  4. 4. What do GSAC membersactually do?GSAC Members:1. Identify missing elements in graduatestudent training at UF2. Improve graduate professionaldevelopment3. Integrate and expand existing programs
  5. 5. • Mentoring• Teaching Experiences• Community Outreach• Links to Industry• Networking Opportunities• International exposure• Professional Development• MORE …What programs, classes, training, researchopportunities, professional developmentseminars, etc. would GSAC like to implement atUF that would enhance our graduate experience?
  6. 6. List of I-Cubed and GSAC activities• Graduate Student Research Day• Ethics Week and Symposium• I-Cubed Teaching Award• I-Cubed Interdisciplinary Research Project Awards• Graduate Student Mentoring Award• Boot Camp on science communication• Graduate School Grants and Fellowships Conference• Fulbright Day workshops• Career Resource Center panels on careers inside and outside academia• Professional panels on various topics for graduate students
  7. 7. Stay in Touch!University of Florida International Center1765 Stadium Road Suite 170 HUBPO Box 113225Gainesville, FL 32611P: (352) 273-1519 | F: (352) 392-5575www.ufic.ufl.edu |http://i3.institutes.ufl.edu

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