Upcoming Events & Opportunities: Week of April 24

April 24, 2023


Teaching Cohort Fellowship Showcase
April 24, 6 to 8 p.m. 
The Graduate School invites you to join the Teaching Cohort Fellowship Showcase, where Graduate School-sponsored fellows share the projects they have worked on throughout the academic year. Learn more via the Graduate School

Sensory Friendly Spartan Concert
April 25, 10 a.m. This chamber ensemble concert is designed to serve the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum or people with sensory sensitivities. Fun, interactive music-making activities will be available for a concert atmosphere that permits audience mobility and noise making. A quiet room will also be available. Learn more via Etix

International Visiting Scholar Talk: Franceso De Zuani Cassina
April 25, 12 to 1 p.m. Francesco De Zuani Cassina is a Ph.D. student in Physics at the University of Bologna, where his research looks at the relationship between STEM education and identity; promoting citizenship competencies through physics education; and future scaffolding skills, new languages and means of expression for physics education. Learn more via PDF

A Day in Detroit FlyerA Day in Detroit
April 28, 8:30 a.m. The College of Education’s Urban Education Graduate Certificate Program invites you to join for A Day in Detroit! Experience what urban education actually is. Enjoy tours of local high schools, delicious food, and a tour of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History! Register via Google Forms

College of Education Writing Groups: Finals Week Writing Space
May 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CoE Writing Groups will be hosting a Finals Week Writing Space in 252 Erickson Hall. Stop by whenever to work on your writing project, say hello, and/or grab some food. Coffee, tea, bagels, and fruit will be provided! We hope this space is helpful in the writing projects and papers you have this semester. 252 Erickson Hall. To join, please RSVP via Google Forms

International Visiting Scholar Talk: Niklaus Karlsen
May 1, 12 to 1 p.m. Niklas Karlsen is a Ph.D. student at Oslo Metropolitan University in Norway, where he works on the NFR-funded research project TRELIS with developing teaching resources for pre-service teacher education on the use of programming and modeling in science education. Learn more via PDF


Graduate Research Fellowship Program Workshop Series
The MSU Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Program is conducting a workshop series that will present NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) program information and provide structured practice to create competitive applications. Students will participate in a 5-part series that will include an overview of the GRFP and application process, first-hand advice from GRFP reviewers and recent awardees, and two interactive sessions to review and revise their application documents. Workshops will take place between September 11 and October 3. Learn more via The Graduate School

Graduate Teaching Assistant Preparation Program
Attention: Graduate Teaching Assistants
Whether you are a new, international, or a returning Graduate Teaching Assistant, the Graduate Teaching Assistant Program (Aug. 15-16, 23) offers sessions that provide policy training required of everyone and sessions to make you more effective in your teaching, including resources and professional development opportunities. Register by: July 30. Learn more via the Graduate School

CSTAT Seminars
MSU’s Center for Statistical Training and Consulting (CSTAT) offers a variety of seminars that are available to anyone, including graduate students (some are eligible for RCR credit). Upcoming sessions include ANOVA and Regressions in SPSS, Survey Design, Data visualization seminar series, and creating better graphs. Learn more via CSTAT