Graduate Student Events Graduate Student EventsGraduate Student Professional Development Series:Strategies for Navigating Interpersonal ConflictFriday, February 9 from 2 - 3:30 pmJoin graduate students from across Oregon for this professional development workshop and gain strategies for navigating interpersonal conflict. Moderators include ŗ£ŗ£÷Ī≤•–„State's Dean of the Graduate School, Rossitza Wooster, ŗ£ŗ£÷Ī≤•–„State's Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Mark Woods, and OHSU's Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Affairs, Monica Hinds.Three Minute ThesisThe 3MT for short, is a research communication competition designed to help graduate students develop presentation skills by consolidating and presenting their research succinctly to a non-specialist audience, all in just three minutes. Although the name of the event is Three Minute Thesis, as a PSU Masters or Doctoral student, you are eligible to present any research you are conducting for a thesis, dissertation, or culminating project.First Place, Runner Up, and People's Choice prizes are awarded.Saturday Workshop Series:Workshops will resume Spring Term!Fall 2023 ScheduleThesis & Dissertation Literature Reviews: Searching for SourcesInstructor: Billy Nee, Interim Science & Engineering LibrarianDate: Friday October 20thTime: 10-11:30The literature review is a critical piece of your thesis, dissertation, or research article, providing your readers with context of why your research matters. This workshop will give you strategies and tips for conducting an effective and comprehensive search for literature across multiple databases and search engines.Citation management with ZoteroŐżInstructor: Kimberly Pendell, Social Work & Social Sciences LibrarianDate: Thursday October 26thTime: 5:30 - 7pmGet your personal research library built and organized! This workshop provides an overview of Zotero, a free and open-source citation management tool that allows users to quickly save citations, full text documents, and annotate PDFs. Zotero is an especially powerful research tool because it can quickly save citations from databases, journal websites, GoogleScholar, the PSU Catalog. It also integrates with Word and Google Docs for easy generation of in-text citations and reference lists.Writing Center Consultation for Graduate StudentsInstructor: Writing Center InstructorDate: Thursday November 2ndTime: 10am - 1pmLocation: Graduate Student Collaboration Hub, Classroom ML-490E (south side of the Library, Őż4th floor)Take advantage of drop-in writing help from the Writing Center! One or two Writing Center instructors will be in the Hub classroom to assist graduate students with their academic writing.ŐżWhat do you mean? Four tips for increasing the clarity and connection of your ideasInstructor: Linnea Spitzer, Education Specialist, International Programs at Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer ScienceDate: Friday November 3rd, 2023Time: 10am - 12pmLocation: Graduate Student Collaboration Hub, Classroom ML-490E (south side of the Library, Őż4th floor)Do you ever get comments like "what do you mean?" or "clarify!" on your writing? Clarity is one of those ideas that everyone seems to understand, yet no one is able to explain. In this workshop, you will learn what American academics expect when they ask for clarification and four strategies for how to address these expectations. The material presented in this workshop will be most helpful for those who are new to graduate writing or those who struggle to make their ideas clear for their professors.Writing Center Consultation for Graduate StudentsInstructor: Writing Center InstructorDate: Friday, November 17thTime: 10am - 1pmŐżLocation: Graduate Student Collaboration Hub, Classroom ML-490E (south side of the Library, Őż4th floor)Take advantage of drop-in writing help from the Writing Center! One or two Writing Center instructors Őżwill be in the Hub classroom to assist graduate students with their academic writing.ŐżGrad Student Professional Development SeriesThe Graduate School is excited to announce a collaborative professional development effort offered by OSU, the University of Oregon, ŗ£ŗ£÷Ī≤•–„State University, and Oregon Health and Science University. The ‚ÄúGrad Student Professional Development Series‚ÄĚ is for graduate students at the four participating institutions and is intended to provide networking opportunities and training in skills beyond disciplinary knowledge that are essential for achieving career readiness and professional success post-graduation. Each university will host one session this academic year online, and in some cases, in person as well. Graduate students from any of the host institutions may attend any and all of the events (see complete list below and via this flier).Tools and Strategies for Better Networking. Hosted by U of ONovember 3, 2:00-3:30pmOnline only. .Advancing your Scholarly Writing as a Graduate Student. Hosted by OSUDecember 7, 10:00-11:30amHeckart Lodge 100 and online. .Strategies for Navigating Interpersonal Conflict. Hosted by ŗ£ŗ£÷Ī≤•–„State UniversityFebruary 9, 2-3:30 p.m.Leadership and Management Skills. Hosted by Oregon Health and Science UniversityTBDStudent Research SymposiumThe ŗ£ŗ£÷Ī≤•–„State University Student Research Symposium is an opportunity for current PSU graduate and undergraduate students across all disciplines to showcase their research through poster and oral presentation formats. This event is traditionally held during Spring Term in the month of May.For more information including how to participate and registration please visit the event's .ŐżŐż UniversityŐżEventsTrack the latest events at the PSU calendar homepage.ŐżTrack the latest events with the Thomas C. Bielavitz Graduate Student Collaboration Hub The Graduate Student Hub isŐża multi-use space, with a tech-enabled space for workshops and presentations, open space for group work, and smaller, reservable rooms. A shared workspace can be instrumental in shaping research team dynamics and increasing motivation and accountability.ŐżThe Graduate Student Hub will be the home of various activities supporting and celebrating interdisciplinary research:ŐżNetworking events to facilitate faculty and students across disciplines to meet and identify shared research interestsWorkshops to support interdisciplinary teams in building shared skills such as: literature searching, citation management, data management planning, data visualization, communicating research results to a broad audience, and cultivating scholarly identity and visibilityŐżEvents celebrating research team milestones, and research presentations or exhibits, and check below for quarterly workshop updates.