CANCELED: What International Students Need to Know About Taxes

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

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…

CANCELED: What Graduate and Professional Students Need to Know About Taxes

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

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 School Book Club: Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Join Cornell professor Dr. Noliwe Rooks to discuss her newest book, Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education, about race, class, and inequality in American public education. If you have research, policy, or career interest in public education, we hope you will attend and contribute to our robust discussion with the author.…

Graduate School Winter Break Book Club- The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Learn to take ownership of your success, overcome self-doubt, and banish the thought patterns that undermine your ability to feel—and act—as bright and capable as others already know you are with this award-winning book.  Combining insightful analysis with effective ad­vice and anecdotes, Young explains what the impostor syndrome is, why fraud fears are more common…

Graduate School Winter Break Book Club- Lessons on Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Whether readers are searching for the right partner or working to keep the spark alive, 30 Lessons for Loving illuminates the path to lifelong, fulfilling relationships. Our discussion will focus on lessons for finding a mate - should you follow your heart or head? How do values contribute to finding a mate? And, most importantly, what the…

Winter 2020: Book Club – The Productive Graduate Student Writer

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Join us to discuss strategies for becoming a more productive writer and completing your degree. All attendees get a free copy of the book, The Productive Graduate Student Writer: How to Manage Your Time, Process, and Energy to Write Your Research Proposal, Thesis, and Dissertation and Get Published (2019, Stylus Publishers). If you want to attend…

Graduate School Winter Break Book Club- Happiness by Design: Change What You Do, Not How You Think

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Happiness ultimately depends upon our experience of pleasure and purpose over time - and everyone has their own optimal balance. Join us to discuss how renowned behavior expert Dolan shows readers how to integrate his ground-breaking paradigm into a practical plan for deciding, designing, and doing the things that bring them true happiness. 

Graduate School Book Club: Baking Pie and Tarts

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Join us to design a pie crust of beauty (and make pie filling; you’ll bake your pie/tart at home 35 minutes before you are ready to consume it!) We will have Sister Pie, The Lost Art of Pie Making, and other cookbooks for you, if you want one. (This session is led by one of…

Winter Break Book Club: Spark- The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise & the Brain

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Back by popular demand, join us to discuss Dr. John Ratey's book about how exercise physically remodels our brain for peak performance. How to supercharge your mental circuits to beat stress, sharpen your thinking, lift your mood, and boost your memory will be discussed.

Graduate School Winter Break Book Club- The Gift of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Back by popular demand, join us to discuss Dr. Brene Brown's book and how to practice courage, compassion, and connection in our daily lives - this action is what cultivates worthiness. Dr. Brown is a research professor and thought leader on vulnerability and shares with readers the power of wholehearted living - a way of…

Graduate School Book Club: How To Write a Lot

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

This session is for doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows who expect to write and publish as junior faculty. Join us to discuss ways to develop and adhere to a writing schedule, overcome motivational roadblocks, and “become prolific without sacrificing evenings, weekends, and vacations” to produce academic writing for publication. Attendees will receive a copy of…

Pie with the Deans

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Pie with the Deans sessions are open to first year graduate or professional students interested in chatting 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!

Re-BOOT Camp

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Thursday, November 14, is our November Re-Boot, in 341 Caldwell Hall. The room is available for you to come and write from 8:00am until 8:00pm.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Practitioner Workshop

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

An invited workshop for participants who have been accepted to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Practitioner Program for 2019-2020. Learn more about the SoTL Program This will be a discussion with program mentor Kimberly Williams about qualitative evidence and analysis (coding, coding structures, etc.), using student work as data (and analysis strategies for that),…

Pie with the Deans

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Pie with the Deans sessions are open to first year graduate or professional students interested in chatting 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!

Fall Graduate Book Club: The Productive Graduate Student Writer with Jan Allen

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Join us to discuss strategies for becoming a more productive writer and completing your degree.  All attendees get a free copy of the book, The Productive Graduate Student Writer: How to Manage Your Time, Process, and Energy to Write Your Research Proposal, Thesis, and Dissertation and Get Published (2019, Stylus Publishers).  Space is limited. Registration…

Pie with the Deans

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Pie with the Deans sessions are open to first year graduate or professional students interested in chatting 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!

Fall Graduate Book Club: The Productive Graduate Student Writer with Jan Allen

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Join us to discuss strategies for becoming a more productive writer and completing your degree.  All attendees get a free copy of the book, The Productive Graduate Student Writer: How to Manage Your Time, Process, and Energy to Write Your Research Proposal, Thesis, and Dissertation and Get Published (2019, Stylus Publishers).  Space is limited. Registration…

Fall Graduate Book Club: The Productive Graduate Student Writer with Jan Allen

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Join us to discuss strategies for becoming a more productive writer and completing your degree.  All attendees get a free copy of the book, The Productive Graduate Student Writer: How to Manage Your Time, Process, and Energy to Write Your Research Proposal, Thesis, and Dissertation and Get Published (2019, Stylus Publishers).  Space is limited. Registration…

Fellowships 101: Writing a Competitive Graduate Fellowship Application

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Join us to discuss effective ways to identify fellowship competitions, draft an application, get and use feedback, secure strong letters of recommendation, and manage your time and process to submit a successful fellowship application.  We'll identify key elements that reviewers use in their decision-making, using the funders' evaluation criteria for a successful application. **** Humanities…

Summer Book Club: Endurance

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Endurance (by first-time book author Alfred Lansing) is a book about the true story of Ernest Shackleton's South Pole adventure/fiasco; an incredible treatise of persistence and positivity despite despair, with great lessons on leadership, teamwork, looking out for each other across differences (economic backgrounds, social status, experience, age, personalities, countries of origin), and learning from failure. We'll also look at…

Summer Book Club: Happiness by Design: Change What You Do, Not How You Think

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Happiness by Design: Change What You Do, Not How You Think (Paul Dolan): Happiness ultimately depends upon our experience of pleasure and purpose over time - and everyone has their own optimal balance. Join us to discuss how renowned behavior expert Dolan shows readers how to integrate his ground-breaking paradigm into a practical plan for deciding, designing,…

Summer Book Club: Pie and Tarts

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Pie and Tarts: No prior reading or pie-baking skill required! Join us to make your own pie or tart to take with you. RSVP Only: closes 5/24/2019

Summer Book Club: The Productive Graduate Student Writer with Jan Allen

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

The Productive Graduate Student Writer (Jan Allen): Do you have writing goals for this summer? Need to complete a manuscript, thesis, or dissertation next year? Join us for strategies, encouragement, and support for becoming a more productive writer.  RSVP Only: closes 5/24/2019

Pie with the Deans

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

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! Special Guest Discussion with Dr. Evan Cortens: "Moving…

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Practitioner Workshop

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

An invited workshop for participants who have been accepted to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Practitioner Program for 2018-2019. This will be a special discussion with CIRTL Network Exchange Program visiting scholar Lance K. Bennett from University of Iowa, as well as a chance to touch base about presentation plans for the May Connecting…

CIRTL Network Teaching as Research Presentations: Group Viewing

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Graduate students and postdocs from around the country will be presenting 5-minute overviews of their Teaching as Research projects, including Andrew St. James, Microbiology from Cornell University. Teaching as Research (TAR) projects investigate questions about teaching and learning, including assessing the effectiveness of specific learning activities and tools, examining the learning process about a specific…

Weekly Discussion about CIRTL Online Course

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

This is a local discussion group meeting for the online course Advancing Learning through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching offered through EdX by the CIRTL Network and starting February 4, 2019. We will meet in person to discuss the prior week's online content. Advancing Learning through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching prepares science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instructors to develop…

Pie with the Deans

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

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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Weekly Discussion about CIRTL Online Course

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

This is a local discussion group meeting for the online course Advancing Learning through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching offered through EdX by the CIRTL Network and starting February 4, 2019. We will meet in person to discuss the prior week's online content. Advancing Learning through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching prepares science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instructors to develop…

Pie with the Deans

341 Caldwell Hall 121 Reservoir Avenue, Ithaca, NY

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!