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Summer 2017 Events

Below, you’ll find a list of events and important dates for summer 2017. Check back regularly for calendar updates and additional activity suggestions.


Dorms Open
Saturday, May 27, 9 a.m.


Welcome Reception
Friday, June 9
3-4 p.m., MAI 212

Making the most of an academic conference
Monday, June 12
3:30-4:30 p.m., FAC 328
Dr. Reichle will help students strategically approach their first academic conference. Orienting students to how conferences are set up; how to get the most out of the sessions they attend; how to network with peers and with established scholars; and how to prepare for their own presentation without losing sight of the other benefits of attending a conference.

Academic publishing for student researchers
Friday, June 16
2-3 p.m., FAC 328
Dr. Robert Reichle will discuss the options that student researchers can consider for submitting their work for publication, and will orient them to the submission and revision process.

Grad School 101 & Funding for Graduate School
Presented by the Graduate School
Monday, June 19
3-4:30 p.m., FAC 328

Establishing yourself as a researcher
Tuesday, June 20
3-4 p.m., FAC 328
Dr. Robert Reichle will talk about ways to make your budding research agenda known to others in your field. We’ll discuss ways you can fine-tune your ideas into an agenda you can pursue in graduate school, and online venues for establishing your footprint as an up-and-coming researcher.

Bowling & Pizza Social
Sponsored by the Graduate School
Thursday, June 29
6-7:30 p.m., Texas Union Underground


Research Poster Design Workshop
Thursday, July 20
3-4:30 p.m., FAC 328
Learn about poster design principles; content to include in a research poster; understanding your audience; and evaluating a poster.

Research Poster Design Workshop
Monday, July 24
3-4:30 p.m., FAC 328


Poster Session
Wednesday, Aug. 2
1-3 p.m., Union Ballroom

Dorms Close
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 9 a.m.