Funding: Lucille M. Wert Student Scholarship

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Call for Applications: 2019 Lucille M. Wert Scholarship –
Deadline: February 1, 2019

Designed to help a person with an interest in the fields of Chemistry and Information to pursue graduate study in Library, Information, or Computer Science, the Scholarship consists of a $1,500 honorarium.  This scholarship is given yearly (to a qualified applicant) by the Division of Chemical Information of the American Chemical Society.

The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree with a major in Chemistry or related disciplines (related disciplines are, for example, Biochemistry or Chemical Informatics).  The applicant must have been accepted (or currently enrolled) into a graduate Library, Information, or Computer Science program in an accredited institution.  Work experience in Library, Information or Computer Science preferred.

The deadline to apply for the 2019 Lucille M. Wert Scholarship is February 1, 2019.  Details on the application procedures can be found at http://www.acscinf.org/content/lucille-m-wert-student-scholarship.

Applications (email preferred) can be sent to: marge.matthews@outlook.com.

Contact address:
Marge Matthews

CINF Awards Committee
633 Dayton Rd.
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010-3801
Phone:  610-527-0686

Events: Accessible Document Creation: A Workshop for UW Graduate Students 11/7

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Room 102, Odegaard Undergrad Library, Seattle Campus
RSVP suggested. Questions? gabyd@uw.edu

RSVP for November 7: http://bit.ly/2R7zaFg

Are you a graduate student? Interested in learning ways to make your Word docs, PDFs, and PowerPoint presentations accessible to people who use Assistive Technology (AT)? If yes, this workshop is for you! Continue reading

Events: Welcome Reception for International Graduate Students, 10/29

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RSVP FOR THE WELCOME RECEPTION

Welcome Reception for International Graduate Students
Monday, October 29, 5:30–7 p.m.
HUB 250, UW Seattle Campus ( Campus Map | Google Map)

New and returning international Master’s and Doctoral students, welcome and welcome back! Join Core Programs for a start-of-the-year celebration with good food and beverages. This is an opportunity to connect and celebrate your graduate school journey.

We all deserve a joyful time of relaxation and connection so come to this event! During the reception, several returning graduate students are going to share pearls of wisdom from their grad school experiences. We look forward to seeing you!

For questions , please email Ziyan Bai at Core Programs.

Events: Osage University Partners: November 8 and 9

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Two opportunities from Osage University Providers regarding tech startups or ideas for tech companies:

The first is a talk by David Dorsey on November 8 from 12-1:30pm and includes a free lunch. The talk is entitled, “Dividing Startup Equity: Keeping a Piece of the Pie.” The details, as well as the RSVP link are attached in the PDF above.

The second opportunity are Office Hours with David. This program is intended for faculty, post docs, and graduate students who are working on building an early stage startup or simply have an idea for a tech company and need advice.

Please RSVP for Office Hours here.

Volunteer: iSchool Master’s students and alumni: Join the iVisit Team!

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Are you a current MLIS or MSIM student, or alum of one of these programs? Do you love the iSchool and want to tell people about it? Are you interested in outreach and connecting with prospective students? Do you like events and volunteering?

If any of the above statements apply to you, then please consider signing up for the iVisit Host program. Some of you might have taken part in an iVisit when you were investigating the MSIM or MLIS program yourself—this is your opportunity to help prospective students decide if the UW iSchool is the right place for them! Continue reading

Event: Teaching Statement Workshop

Calling all UW Graduate Students & Post-Docs! Faculty positions in higher education usually require a teaching statement as part of the application. What the what?

Join Dr. Milan Vidaković (Center for Teaching & Learning) to find out what a teaching statement can look like, how to develop one (even if you have never been a T.A.), see a few examples, & chat with peers.

Teaching Statement Workshop
Tuesday, October 9
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
181 NanoES Bldg. (next to Johnson Hall, behind Gerberding Hall)

Please RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/SsEvx4BtGYDOwY4s2
before Monday, October 8, at 12:00 p.m.