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March 2019

Tax Information Sessions for Cornell Students: What Graduate and Professional Students Need to Know About Taxes

March 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Biotechnology Building, Room G10, 526 Campus Road
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Join us to review the tax forms that you received from Cornell University, including who will receive them and when.  We will also review in detail the tax forms and provide some context and interpretation to what Cornell is reporting so that you are informed. Finally, we will provide next step options to enable all graduate and professional students to know what is required to successfully complete and file taxes for 2018. Since taxes are different for U.S. citizens/permanent residents…

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Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT)

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a competition for research master’s and doctoral students to develop and showcase their research communication skills. Cornell’s 5th annual 3MT final round competition will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 4:30pm ET in Call Auditorium. 3MT challenges research degree students to present a compelling story on their dissertation or thesis and its significance in just three minutes, in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. In addition to first place ($1,500) and second place ($1,000) winners…

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NYAS: Grantsmanship for Students and Postdocs: Pathways to Individual Fellowship

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The ability to write successful research grants is now more important than ever, as university budgets are shrinking and external funding sources are becoming more and more competitive. Therefore, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and scientists should gain experience in this critical skill of successful grant writing early in their careers by applying for extramural funding, especially individual fellowships.  Yet, grant writing is not necessarily a skill that is easy to learn without guidance and advice from those who have…

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Weekly Walks

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meet graduate and professional students. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels.  Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate students.  Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch.  Weekly walks will meet at various locations throughout the campus at 12:00 pm. 

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Show Gratitude @ TGIF

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 15, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on March 1, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on March 22, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 19, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 26, 2019 at 5:00pm

Want to express your gratitude to someone who mentored, advised, supported, encouraged or fed you on your successful journey to graduate school? Join the Graduate School deans at TGIF to send a thank-you-for-supporting-me card. You provide the message and mailing address; we will provide the cards, postage, and mailing service.   We are grateful you are at Cornell! Come express your gratitude to someone in your academic or personal life.

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2019 AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) Workshop & Cornell Advocacy Day

March 24 - March 27

Workshop Dates: March 24-27 Cornell Advocacy Day Date: March 27 Travel Dates: March 24 & 27 Application Due Date: February 8 Access the online application at https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7V5AKtfuXZij1kx The AAAS CASE Workshop is an exciting opportunity designed for doctoral students in STEM and social science graduate fields with limited prior experience and knowledge of science policy and advocacy who want to learn more about science policy. The program is organized to educate STEM and Social Science graduate students who are interested in learning…

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Cornell Graduate Student Advocacy Day

March 26 - March 27

Cornell Advocacy Day Date: March 27 Travel Dates: March 26 and 27 Application Due Date: February 8 Access the online application at https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5hzh1EWN00lRw8d   This exciting opportunity is designed for graduate and professional degree students across all graduate fields who are U.S. Citizens and want to learn more about public policy. On March 27, Cornell graduate and professional degree students selected to participate in the Cornell Advocacy Day will join Cornell STEM and Social Science doctoral students already in D.C.…

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Weekly Walks

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meet graduate and professional students. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels.  Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate students.  Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch.  Weekly walks will meet at various locations throughout the campus at 12:00 pm. 

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April 2019

Weekly Walks

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meet graduate and professional students. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels.  Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate students.  Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch.  Weekly walks will meet at various locations throughout the campus at 12:00 pm. 

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Navigating Relationships by Understanding the Impact of Communication: Interpersonally and Professionally

April 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Communication is the foundation in every relationship that we have.  Come to learn more about your own communication style and preference, along with learning more about those around you.  Learn the difference between passive, passive-aggressive, aggressive and assertive communication styles.  Finally, determine how to best negotiate your needs in the different relationships that you have, whether that may be learning how to speak up, learning how to set limits or a combination.  It doesn’t matter if your relationship of focus…

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FEAR… of Public Speaking?

April 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Mann Library, Room 102, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, New York 14853
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Have you noticed a fear-response (sweating, trembling, shortness of breath, among others) when asked to give a presentation?  Or, have you wondered if there are strategies to improve your ability to better control your “nerves”?  Come learn about the fear-response cycle, fear promoting thoughts, and, most importantly, what strategies you can do to break the fear response cycle and challenge negative self-talk.  Both long-term and short-term strategies will be provided, along with participating in a progressive muscle relaxation technique.  Presenter:…

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Weekly Walks

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meet graduate and professional students. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels.  Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate students.  Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch.  Weekly walks will meet at various locations throughout the campus at 12:00 pm. 

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Weekly Walks

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meet graduate and professional students. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels.  Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate students.  Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch.  Weekly walks will meet at various locations throughout the campus at 12:00 pm. 

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NextGen Professors: April Cohort Meeting

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
102 Mann Library, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Postdoc Ana Maria Porras makes a point at the December 2018 NextGen Professors Meeting

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been select to participate in this year's NextGen Professors Cohort. NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and equity in the academy. Participants are…

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Show Gratitude @ TGIF

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 15, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on March 1, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on March 22, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 19, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 26, 2019 at 5:00pm

Want to express your gratitude to someone who mentored, advised, supported, encouraged or fed you on your successful journey to graduate school? Join the Graduate School deans at TGIF to send a thank-you-for-supporting-me card. You provide the message and mailing address; we will provide the cards, postage, and mailing service.   We are grateful you are at Cornell! Come express your gratitude to someone in your academic or personal life.

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Individual Financial Counseling Sessions

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Get a free 25-minute consultation on campus to address your individualized question with a financial counselor. Space is Limited.  When you sign up, you will be asked, "What Financial Question Do You Have for the Financial Counselor?"  After you sign up, you will receive an email confirmation indicating time and location of your 25 minute consultation.     Brendan Wilbur from Alternatives Federal Credit Union will meet with graduate and professional students.  

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Wise Use of Credit

April 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Maintaining good credit is more than just paying off your balance. Understand the different credit resources available.  Learn how to obtain, interpret, and improve your credit score.  Most importantly, learn how to successfully create a budget plan to minimize worry, prepare for unplanned expenses and achieve your short and long term financial goals.   

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Individual Financial Counseling Sessions

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Get a free 25-minute consultation on campus to address your individualized question with a financial counselor. Space is Limited.  When you sign up, you will be asked, "What Financial Question Do You Have for the Financial Counselor?"  After you sign up, you will receive an email confirmation indicating time and location of your 25 minute consultation.     Brendan Wilbur from Alternatives Federal Credit Union will meet with graduate and professional students.  

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Weekly Walks

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meet graduate and professional students. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels.  Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate students.  Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch.  Weekly walks will meet at various locations throughout the campus at 12:00 pm. 

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Pie with the Deans

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
341 Caldwell Hall, 121 Reservoir Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Pie with the Deans sessions are open to any graduate or professional student to chat with the deans at the Graduate School. Stop by for pie (including a vegan option) and informal conversation. Come and go as needed. Please RSVP below so we can have enough pie!

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Show Gratitude @ TGIF

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 15, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on March 1, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on March 22, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 19, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 26, 2019 at 5:00pm

Want to express your gratitude to someone who mentored, advised, supported, encouraged or fed you on your successful journey to graduate school? Join the Graduate School deans at TGIF to send a thank-you-for-supporting-me card. You provide the message and mailing address; we will provide the cards, postage, and mailing service.   We are grateful you are at Cornell! Come express your gratitude to someone in your academic or personal life.

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Individual Financial Counseling Sessions

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Get a free 25-minute consultation on campus to address your individualized question with a financial counselor. Space is Limited.  When you sign up, you will be asked, "What Financial Question Do You Have for the Financial Counselor?"  After you sign up, you will receive an email confirmation indicating time and location of your 25 minute consultation.     Brendan Wilbur from Alternatives Federal Credit Union will meet with graduate and professional students.  

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Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Spring Recognition Banquet

April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Biotechnology Building, Room G10, 526 Campus Road
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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2019 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Spring Recognition Banquet On behalf of the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement and the OISE Student Leadership Council, we invite you to join us for the 2019 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Spring Recognition Banquet where we will celebrate the close of the academic year, present awards, and recognize diverse graduate and professional degree students for their academic, professional, and service related achievements! During the banquet, we will also present the following awards, which allow us to recognize those who…

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May 2019

Graduate Student’s Better Half Happy Hour

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 2, 2019

This Happy Hour is dedicated to just our student spouses/partners   as a way for you to  get to know other spouses/partners and become connected to the graduate and professional student community.    Come learn about resources, casually meet and mingle, and meet others.   Light snacks, soda and $1/beers.     This is a part of an ongoing monthly Happy Hour for all spouses/partners - first Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30pm at the Big Red Barn.

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NextGen Professors: May Cohort Meeting

May 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
102 Mann Library, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Postdoc Ana Maria Porras makes a point at the December 2018 NextGen Professors Meeting

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been select to participate in this year's NextGen Professors Cohort. NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and equity in the academy. Participants are…

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