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May 16, 2017

UW Three Minute Thesis

This year the we held our first 3MT competition! It focused on professional development and celebrated exciting capstone and research experiences of Master’s and Doctoral students at the University of Washington from all three campuses. Congratulations to first-prize winner Molly Grear (Civil & Environmental Engineering), second-prize winner Gabby Barsh (Molecular & Cellular Biology) and People’s Choice…


February 13, 2017

Lineup: Scholars’ Studio ADVOCACY

The Research Commons and The Graduate School CORE programs present: Verletta Kern: Advocacy Through Digital Scholarship Francis Kairu: Spreading the Bug – Promoting Community Level Advocacy in Africa Julian Barr: Digitizing and Queering the  Historical LGBT Seattle Walking Tour Chang Dou: From Tree to Biofuel Carla Lopez-Wilkerson: How Language Blurs Our Response to Sexual Violence…


November 8, 2016

5 Reasons to Attend Scholars’ Studio!

5 Reasons to Attend Scholars’ Studio!  Network with students, staff, and faculty – in and outside your field Hear about exciting research happening at UW See examples of rapid-fire research presentations Come out and support peer presenters from your department Engage in cross-disciplinary conversations Scholars’ Studio: EQUITY is Thursday, November 17th Research Commons Presentation Place,…


October 26, 2016

Call for Proposals!

Scholars’ Studio proposals are due Friday, 10/28. Why present at Scholars’ Studio? Here’s why: Demonstrate your expertise in a concise manner without jargon Practice public speaking and visual presentation skills Receive inter-disciplinary feedback to strengthen your work Adaptable for a future job talk or elevator speech in industry Can be included on your CV or…


October 17, 2016

Hacking the Academy: How Will YOU Publish?

  The publishing world is shifting from traditional to digital formats. Scholars struggle between publishing in academic journals or book form versus the digital, iterative, open access format; how will YOU publish?  Verletta Kern, Music Outreach Services & Digital Scholarship Librarian explains that the UW Libraries pilot project “Hacking the Academy” will “raise awareness of this…


October 12, 2016

Research Commons News: Oct 6 – Oct 18

One-on-One Consultations     Available now in the Research Commons Consultation Studio. Graduate Writing Consultations    Thursdays, 3:45 – 5:15 pm Graduate Funding Information Service Mondays and Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:30 pm Design Help Desk Wednesdays, 12:00 – 2:00 pm Citation Management Help By appointment only Digital Scholarship Project Help Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30 pm Submit…


July 5, 2016

Spotlight on: James Kralj and Marine Affairs

James Kralj knows water. He grew up five miles away from Lake Michigan, and travel further piqued his interest; now he studies water in Alaska and along the coast from Washington to California. During an internship after his sophomore year at University of Wisconson-Madison, James heard former NOAA director Dr. Jane Lubchenco explain the need…


May 5, 2016

The Lineup: Scholars’ Studio TRANSFORM

Attend Scholars’ Studio on May 19th, 4-6pm! Scholars’ Studio TRANSFORM presents:  Wesley Henry: “Changing Culture by Embracing Heritage: Transforming a Remote, Rural School” James Kralj: “Transforming Our View of the Ocean, One Strand of DNA at a Time” Karen Chan: “Re-embracing the Power Plant” Taylor Boulware: “Queer the Walking Dead: The 100, Elyza Lex, &…


April 26, 2016

5 Reasons to Attend Scholars’ Studio

  Network with students, staff, and faculty – in and outside your field Hear about exciting research happening at UW See examples of rapid-fire research presentations Come out and support peer presenters from your department Engage in cross-disciplinary conversations       Join us Thursday, May 19th, 4-5:30 for TRANSFORM  


April 4, 2016

5 Reasons to Present at Scholars’ Studio

  Demonstrate your expertise in a concise manner without jargon Practice public speaking and visual presentation skills Receive inter-disciplinary feedback to strengthen your work Adaptable for a future job talk or elevator speech in industry Can be included on your CV or resume  Submit proposals by April 22; Scholars’ Studio is May 19



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