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Career Day for Biomedical Sciences
To view the program and register for this year’s event, click here.
Thursday, October 23

Research Induction Ceremony
Monday, September 29
3:00 pm
I Dodd Wilson Education Building

“What to look for when searching for a postdoctoral fellowship; a perspective from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital”
Monday, September 8

12 noon
Dr. Linda Harris
Associate Director of Academic Programs, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
Tuesday, July 8
5 pm
Rayford Auditorium
Please RSVP to RGDennis@uams.edu

McSweeney, Rusch Named Graduate School Faculty of the Year
June 23, 2014

UAMS Graduate MacDonald Shares Experiences
May 30, 2014

2013-14 News and Events

GSTCA Symposium
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Rayford Auditorium
Click here for more information

Fourth Annual Research Day Held in Conjunction with McGehee Lecture
May 19, 2014

Biomed Students at UAMS Get $2.45 Million Boost
April 30, 2014

Graduate School Spring Reception Highlights Accomplishments
April 16, 2014

“Prezi Workshop”
February 24, 2014
12 noon
Heather L. Smith, M.Ed.
Associate Professor and Head of Academic Support and Systems, UAMS Library
Must be preregistered
Learning Resource Center, Library

“Active Learning Strategies”
Monday, February 3, 2014
12 noon
Dr. Laura Smith-Olinde
Director, UAMS Educators Academy
Rayford Auditorium

Biomedical Career Day Shows Students New Career Paths
November 8, 2013

American Chemical Society selects IBS student Amy Patton’s article for the American Chemical Society’s Office of Public Affairs Weekly PressPac.
Targeted Metabolomic Approach for Assessing Human Synthetic Cannabinoid Exposure and Pharmacology

“Reinvent your Content: A Look at Prezi, iTunes U, and Lecture Capture” 
Monday, November 18, 2013
12 noon
Heather L. Smith, M.Ed.
Associate Professor and Head of Academic Support and Systems, UAMS Library
Rayford Auditorium (Biomedical Research Center II room 106-2)
Lunch provided for the first 25 attendees

Dr. McGehee Receives Leadership Awards from Jackson State
October 25, 2013

Career Day for Biomedical Sciences
To view the program and register for this year’s event, click here.
Thursday, October 17

“Generation on a Tightrope: A Portrait of Today’s College Student” 
Monday, October 7, 2013
12 noon
Lydia McDonald, EdD
Assistant Dean, Student Services, UAMS COPH
Rayford Auditorium (Biomedical Research Center II room 106-2)
Lunch provided for the first 25 attendees

“A Place at the Table” documentary screening
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
5:00-6:45 pm
Rayford Auditorium (Biomedical Research Center II room 106-2)
Light refreshments will be served.
Please bring non-perishable food items for the Arkansas Food Bank. Each item you bring will give you one entry for a prize following the movie.
For more information regarding “A Place at the Table”, please visit http://www.takepart.com/place-at-the-table/film.

2013 Research Induction Ceremony
Grad School Students Celebrate Ph.D. Milestone

Introduction to the SBIR/STTR Program
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents this free workshop which will introduce high-tech entrepreneurs and university researchers to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. The SBIR/STTR program offers federal funding support for innovative research and development projects that meet specific agency needs. Participants will learn about the basic requirements for program participation, methods for assessing qualifying technologies and research projects, and how to get started with the SBIR/STTR program. Rebecca Norman, ASBTDC Innovation Consultant, will guide this training session and will be available for individualized consulting sessions following the training. Pre-registration at http://asbtdc.ualr.edu/training/technology.asp is required.
Monday, September 16
Rayford Auditorium
12-2 pm

Fellowships: how does the application process work for graduate students?
A panel of 4 students (Jessica Hartman, Sarah Eddy, Neil Detweiler, Adam Brown) will talk about their experiences applying for fellowships. In addition, information will be provided regarding various fellowship opportunities.
Friday, September 13
Rayford Auditorium
12-1 pm

UAMS Graduates 891 New Health Care Professionals

Chance Meeting Leads Young Scientist to UAMS – Nandini Sakurikar, Ph.D.

2013 Student Research Week Bhuvan Award Recipients


2012-13 News and Events

Graduate Student Teachers of Central Arkansas (GSTCA)
Symposium for students interested in teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed 2
Registration deadline May 2, 2013
Lunch included for registered attendees
Register at http://gradschool.uams.edu/gstca-symposium/

What will I do with my PhD?
Dr. Dorothy Graves
Research Assistant Professor, UAMS Internal Medicine
Dr. Kathryn Seely
Laboratory Supervisor, Public Health Laboratory, Arkansas Department of Health
Friday, May 3, 2013
12 noon
Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)
Pizza provided for first 20 attendees

Students, Faculty Take Part in Annual Research Day, McGehee Lecture
April 12, 2013

UAMS Graduate School Spring Awards
April 4, 2013

Cranmer Receives Faculty Member of the Year Award

How to Engage Your Students and Promote Active Learning
Dr. Carol Thrush
Associate Professor
UAMS Office of Educational Development
January 14, 2013
12 noon
Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)
Pizza provided for first 20 attendees

Synergistic Benefits of Post-Doctoral Training At and Away from the Bench
Dr. Jessica Bohonowych
December 19, 2012
12 noon
Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)
Pizza provided for first 20 attendees

Holiday Reception
December 6, 2012
3-4:30 pm
Helen Guinn Adams Atrium, Biomedical Research Center 1

Using Customizable Templates for Communicating Course Architecture
Dr. Robin Smith
Director of Accelerated Online Programs, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
November 19, 2012
12 noon
COPH3202
Pizza provided for first 20 attendees

Graduate School Career Day Continues to Grow 
November 1, 2012

Career Day
October 18, 2012

Ph.D. Candidates Don New Lab Coats 
October 8, 2012

Research Induction Ceremony for Ph.D. Students
September 24, 2012
3 pm
IDW 126 Lecture Hall
A reception will be held following the ceremony

Graduate Student Teachers of Central Arkansas Organizational Meeting
September 10, 2012
12 pm
Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)
Pizza provided for first 25 attendees

Students Revive Speech-Language Professional Group 

June 11, 2012

Anti-Meth Research Earns Student Award
May 29, 2012

2011-12 News and Events

Graduate Student Teachers of Central Arkansas Symposium

May 22, 2012

Commencement 
May 19, 2012

College of Nursing Researcher Wins Fellow Award
April 26, 2012

UAMS Students Display Research Work
April 17, 2012

The PhD movie
Thursday, April 12, 2012
5:30 pm, Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)
Pizza provided for first 50 attendees

Student’s Kidney Research Lands Journal Cover
March 27, 2012

UAMS Hosts First McGehee Distinguished Lecture
March 12, 2012

Career Challenges and Strategies to Overcome Them
Carl Hart, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Columbia University
Thursday, January 26, 2012
12 pm, Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)

Learning Styles, Learning Theories …and what they mean in the REAL world!
Lydia McDonald, Ed.D.
Friday, December 9, 2011
12 pm, Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)

Graduate School Holiday Reception
Thursday, December 8, 2011
3-4:30 pm, Helen Guinn Adams Atrium of Biomedical Research Center I

How To Create an Online Academic Portfolio and Teaching Statement
Dr. Beatrice Boateng
Friday, October 7, 2011
12 pm, Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)
Individual workshops scheduled in November and December

Effective Teaching Techniques
Lydia McDonald, Ed.D.
Friday, September 16, 2011
12 pm, Rayford Auditorium (Biomed 2 rm. 106-2)