2017-2018

Thesis and Dissertation Writing Seminar

Spring Date to be announced

Graduate Students, we are pleased to announce Dr. Christopher is available again to conduct our thesis and dissertation writing seminar. Dr. Christopher Sundar is the Dean of the College of Science, Professor, and author of "Navigating Graduate School and Beyond." This seminar is especially targeted to those students who have just begun writing and especially for those students who do not know where to begin.

The seminar is free and available to current graduate students. Space is limited and it's first come first serve, so please be sure to RSVP and let us know you are attending.

Three Minute Thesis (and Dissertation) Competition (3MT)

November 10th, 2017

Are you ready? We are excited to begin planning for our annual 3MT event which will be held in November. 

The event is open to UAH Master, PhD and DNP students

First Prize $250, Runner Up $100, People's Choice $50

Please visit our 3MT page to learn more: https://www.uah.edu/graduate/current-students/three-minute-thesis-competition

If you already know you would like to participate, feel free to RSVP now.

Killer Presentations, Whatever your Topic

Friday, October 13, 2:30 - 3:30 PM, Business Administration Building, Room 121

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED.

The Graduate School's Professional Development Series is pleased to bring back Ms. Kristin Scroggin, Communications Art Lecturer, and owner of Workplace Training Solutions to provide how to's and tips for graduate students to design and deliver highly effective presentations -- whatever your topic!

Ms. Scroggins has coached all of our 3MT winners in preparation for the regional 3MT competition hosted by the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS) with outstanding results. 

Who should attend?

  • Anyone who plans to defend their thesis/dissertation/scholarly project
  • Anyone who ​plans to enter the Three Minute Thesis competition
  • Anyone who is not confident in presenting
  • Anyone who wants a skill that will help them advance their career

I know she will be of great benefit to everyone!

RSVP today!

NSF Proposal and Grant Writing Training

September 21 & 22, 2017; times vary Chan Auditorium

Sponsored by the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, the Office for Proposal Development is hosting Proposal and Grant-Writing Training that will be held in the Student Services Building, Room 313 on Thursday, September 21st and Friday, September 22nd. These seminars will feature grant-writing and proposal-development strategies for NSF, U.S. Department of Education, NIH, and Humanities and Social Sciences. Registration is open to all UAH faculty, staff, researchers and graduate students by clicking the registration link below. Please note, registration will close on Wednesday, September 13th.

Register here: https://uah.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6FCFxYKFMR2Zo8J

*Registration is required.

These workshops will be presented by Dr. Robert Porter who has over 30 years’ experience as a tenured professor, private consultant and research administrator. His proposals have won more than $8 million in awards from government agencies and private foundations. Dr. Porter, formerly Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee, has also taught at Virginia Tech, Swarthmore College, Susquehanna University and Eastern Washington University. He holds a graduate degree in Speech and Communications from the University of Michigan. A national leader in the growing field of research development, he has presented papers and workshops on grant-writing at national and international conferences and has published prize-winning articles in the Journal of Research Administration and Research Management Review.

If you have questions about the seminars or registration, please contact the Office for Proposal Development:

Email: OPDtraining@uah.edu

Phone: 256.824.3448