Upcoming Events

Fall 2018


College of Veterinary Medicine Association of Graduate Students (CVMAGS)

Dr. Paul Plummer - Working in Academia
Tuesday, January 22, 2018
Alumni Room, Noon - 1:00pm
Lunch will be provided

ISSO + Grad College Presentation
Tuesday, February 19, 2018
Alumni Room, Noon - 1:00pm
Lunch will be provided

To be determined
Tuesday, March 12, 2018
Alumni Room, Noon - 1:00pm
Lunch will be provided

To be determined
Tuesday, April 9, 2018
Alumni Room, Noon - 1:00pm
Lunch will be provided


Graduate College 3MT Competition

Click here to submit an application for the 3MT Competition

Participation Timeline

  • September 24, 2018: Application deadline to be considered for the 3MT competition.
  • October 4, 2018: Applicants will be notified regarding their selection for the 3MT competition.
  • October 8, 2018, 6:00 p.m. at 2105 Pearson: Information Session. Competitors must attend one of two Information Sessions.
  • October 9, 2018, 6:00 p.m. at 2105 Pearson: Information Session. Competitors must attend one of two Information Sessions.
  • October 18, 2018: Contestants need to have the exact titles of their presentations and their slides submitted to the Graduate College.
  • October 23, 2018, 2:10 - 5:00 p.m.: Preliminary Heats. Rooms to be announced.
  • November 5, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at 2157 Pearson: Final Competition
  • March 20 - 22, 2019: Regional Competition for the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools. (Winner must be able to attend.)


 
 

The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students. Participating in the Graduate College’s 3MT competition helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the chance to compete for prizes.


Ramsey Lecture Series

A comparative approach to metastasis biology and therapy
Ramsey Lecture: Chand Khanna, DVM, PhD
2226 Vet Med
Wednesday, November 28, 12:00 pm

Tracking Dangerous Pathogens – Molecular Epidemiology in the Age of Genomics​
Ramsey Lecture: Paul Keim, PhD
2226 Vet Med
Wednesday, December 5, 12:00 pm


Iowa State SACNAS Chapter


Dissertation/Thesis Boot Camps

All Boot Camps will be held in Rm. 134 Parks Library

September 27th 2-4pm: Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Boot Camp 1

October 15th 9-11am: Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Boot Camp 2

November 26th 9-11am: Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Boot Camp 3


GRANT WRITING SEMINAR SERIES

Would you like to apply for grants, but aren't sure how to compose an effective and compelling grant proposal? Sign up for one or more events in the Grant Writing Seminar Series offered by the Center for Communication Excellence! Learn the basics of what to include in a proposal, what grant reviewers look for in the review process, how to locate appropriate funding, and how to construct a strong argument to convince the reviewers that your project is worth funding. The seminars start today, but it's not too late to sign up. Space is still available, but limited, so be sure to register now through https://cce.grad-college.iastate.edu/acp/seminars.

Part 1: Introduction to Grant Writing – Nov. 7, 2:10-3:20pm, Gilman 1104 (register at

Part 2: Finding Funding  Nov. 12, 2:10-3:20pm, Gilman 1104

Part 3: Preparing Grant Proposals for NSF – Nov. 13, 3:40-5pm, Carver 0101

Part 4: Preparing Grant Proposals for USDA/NIFA – Nov. 14, 2:10-3:20pm, Gilman 1104

Part 5: Preparing Grant Proposals for NIH – Nov. 15, 2:10-3:20pm, Hoover 1312