WORKSHOPS, EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Free Professional LinkedIn Profile Photos
Tuesdays, Oct. 5-12-19-26, 3-5 p.m.
Where: SUB 177
Students can get a professional LinkedIn profile photo taken for free at the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success (SUB 177) on Tuesdays
from 3-5 p.m. No appointment required; brought to you by Career, Internship & Student
Fall Career Fair
Thursday & Friday, Oct. 7-8
Over 170 employers from across the country will send recruiters to Bozeman in October for MSU’s 2021 Fall Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. For graduate
students, university career fairs are a chance to selectively visit with recruiters
who know the value a graduate student brings to their company. You can learn more
about the types of opportunities available when you graduate. Or if you are close
to graduating, you can ask about specific opportunities with their companies. In both
cases, do your research ahead of time.
Sleepin’ Bobcats Week
The Graduate Wellbeing Champions are hosting Sleepin’ Bobcats WeekOctober 11-15. Join the sleep challenge during this time for a chance to win a weighted
blanket! Registration for this event will begin on Thursday, Oct. 7. You can register onlineor in person at our booth in front of Montana Hall on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 7
Workshop: Responding to Student Writers
Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 12 noon-1 p.m.
Where: Writing Center 1-115
Does your work as a GTA require grading and/or responding to student writing? While
grading criteria vary from course to course, there are guiding principles that can
make commenting on student writing easier and more efficient. This workshop will cover underlying theory on how novice writers respond to instructor comments
and provides suggestions for how to approach that stack of papers waiting for your
feedback. Bring your lunch and your questions.
Flu shot clinics
Thursdays, Oct. 12 and Oct. 21, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Flu shot clinics sponsored by University Health Partners.
- Free to students with MSU Student Insurance.
- Free with most other insurances.
- $30 cash price (may be billable to student account).
Bring your insurance card or have a picture of it on your phone.
Tuesday Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – SUB Ballroom B
Thursday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – outside of UHP
994-Calling! featuring Dr. Omar Shehryar
Monday, Oct. 25 from 4-5 p.m.
Where: SUB 235 OR via WebEx
Join Omar Shehryar, Professor of Business, as he “tells his story,” including some fun background, where he trained, how he came to MSU, and a few key highlights
on his research and scholarship. Read more about Dr. Shehryar and 994-Calling!
Dyslexia and Innovation Symposium
Thursday, Oct. 28, 5-8 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Offered fully online
Montana State University will host a two-day symposium spotlighting the strengths of the dyslexic mind. Organizers say the event goes beyond the challenges of spelling and reading to focus
on the advantages of dyslexia, including out-of-the-box thinking, 3D spatial processing
and recognition of complex patterns. Free and open to the public.
Space Public Outreach Team
TheSpace Public Outreach Team (SPOT) is an organization funded by NASA that offers free presentations about current NASA
missions and research to inspire K-12 students about new discoveries in space and
science. This year’s presentation is called the Sun-Earth connection. Interested students
will develop professional training through mentorship by STEM graduate student managers. Once certified, SPOT presenters will get paid for their time while giving SPOT presentations to schools across Montana.
MSU Writing Center services for Graduate Writers
The MSU Writing Center offers ongoing support to students working on graduate-level
writing in the following ways:
One-on-one appointments, both in-person and online with graduate or undergraduate peer tutors:Make a tutoring appointment.
Interdisciplinary graduate writing studios, a small group of graduate students who meet regularly to work on improving their
own writing and give feedback to others.Read more and register to join a group at the MSU Writing Center’s website.
Focus Fridays, a weekly “write with us” time for grad students to work alongside each other in
the Writing Center on Fridays from 9 a.m.-12 noon. Tutors are available to answer
questions. Can’t make it to campus?Join us online on MS Teams.
Looking for other ways to work on your writing this fall? What about a Science Writing Workshop or a Writing Retreat? The MSU Writing Center will be offering both in September:Details and instructions on registering.
For more information, go towww.montana.edu/writingcenter/graduate_writersor contact our Graduate Program Coordinator, Erin Strickland, at[email protected]or call (406) 994-5315.