Thursday, September 24, 2015

Thesis and Dissertation Submission Info Sessions

As the thesis and dissertation submission deadline approaches for the Fall 2015 semester, the Graduate School will host information sessions detailing the thesis submission process on two Wednesdays in October. The University Park Campus sessions will take place on October 7th, in THH 301 at 12:00 pm and THH 102 at 5:00 pm.  The Health Sciences Campus session will take place on October 14th, in MCH 156 at 12:00 pm.

Topics will include important information for both students and advisors, such as:
·         Thesis Center navigation
·         submission deadlines
·         required documentation

There will be an opportunity for questions following the presentation. Please mark your calendars. Hope to see you there!

Monday, September 21, 2015

Graduate Student Lunches w/ the Vice Provost for Graduate Programs

Please join the Vice Provost for Graduate Programs, Dr. Sally Pratt, for lunch on Monday October 12, 2015 on the University Park Campus (UPC) or on Friday October 16 on the Health Sciences Campus. All USC graduate students are welcome to attend.

This event is an opportunity to engage with Dr. Pratt on a variety of topics related to graduate and professional students, including your own concerns and discussion items. Dr. Pratt is interested in hearing your news, updates, and questions, and she would like to hear what you think the USC Graduate School does well, what it could improve on, and how.

Each luncheon will be limited to 20 graduate students. Because space is limited, your RSVP does not guarantee you a seat. The location of each event will be communicated in a confirmation email to the first 20 students (per event) who express their interest in participating here:

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

VOICE: Violence Outreach Intervention and Community Empowerment

Do you want to develop your awareness of sexual and gender-based violence, and learn how you can better support those who it affects? Interested in creating a culture of consent and healthy relationships in your student community?

VOICE -- Violence Outreach Intervention and Community Empowerment -- is a new program developed by the USC Center for Women and Men (CWM)/Sexual Assault Resource Center to give Trojans knowledge, tools and resources for preventing and responding to sexual and gender-based violence. CWM is now accepting applications for its first class of VOICE representatives: Apply by September 25.

Monday, August 31, 2015

External Fellowship Info Sessions hosted by Graduate School

The Graduate School will be hosting a number of external fellowship information sessions this Fall.

Thursday, September 3, 10:00am, HNB 100: Fellowships for International Students
Tuesday, September 8, 12:00 noon: Fellowship in Health Fields, Norris Medical Library East Conference Room at HSC
Wednesday, September 9, 10:00am, GFS 329: Fellowships for Students of Color
Thursday, September 10, 10:00am, HNB 100: Fellowships for International Research
Wednesday, September 16, 10:00am, TBD: Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Jobs Posting | Part-time Lecturer in Scientific Writing & Oral Communication for Undergraduate Biology & Biological Engineering Students @ CalTech

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Jobs Posting | Part-Time Instructors needed @ CSU Dominguez Hills

The Biology Department at CSU Dominguez Hills is actively looking for enthusiastic part-time instructors interested in teaching any of the following majors lecture and laboratory courses this coming Fall:

- lower division course in biodiversity
- lower division course in ecology/evolution (lab only)
- lower division course in molecular biology
- upper division course in animal physiology

I would appreciate if you can share this announcement widely, including with senior graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who enjoy a teaching university environment. I encourage those interested in joining our faculty or seeking additional information to contact me directly at or 310-243-3381. Previous teaching experience is desired, but not required.