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Incoming engineering graduate students, join us for this very important day of introductions to Wayne State University and the College of Engineering. Orientation is mandatory for international students arriving prior to August 19th. This is the first step on your path to success as a graduate student. Don't delay--RSVP by August 4th!
Tentative Agenda (subject to minor changes, final agenda will be distributed at orientation):
8:30 a.m. Check in and registration
9:00 a.m. Welcome remarks from Dean Farshad Fotouhi
9:10 a.m. Research overview
9:20 a.m. WSU Graduate School presentation
9:30 a.m. University Libraries presentation
9:45 a.m. Research compliance and ethics
10:00 a.m. Maintaining status/OPT
10:15 a.m. Career services overview
10:30 a.m. Public safety overview
10:45 a.m. Graduate student and alumni panel
Noon Lunch and mixer with current students and clubs
1:30 p.m. Department orientations
Department orientations will take place at the following locations:
BME - BME Building, Room 2220
CEE - Engineering Building, EDC Auditorium
ChE - Engineering Building, Room 1118
CS - 5057 Woodward Ave, Room 3104.7
ECE - Engineering Building, Room 3145
ME - Engineering Building, Room 2145
ISE - IME Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Reminder: you may register for classes now! Please contact our advisors or the Graduate School with any specific questions. We look forward to seeing you this fall.
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host a research grant writing proposal seminar for WSU faculty, post-docs, and space permitting, advanced doctoral students. The OVPR is sponsoring a major portion of the cost to bring Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops to campus.
The main campus seminar will take place November 5, 2014, from 8:30 AM to 5 PM in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center.
The seminar is for hypothesis-driven research (medical, biological and physical sciences and engineering). Light morning refreshments and lunch will be served.
The seminar will address both conceptual and practical aspects that are associated with the grant-writing process. It will emphasize idea development, how to write for reviewers, and tips and strategies that have kept the co-founders of Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops funded continuously for over twenty-five years.
Each attendee will receive a copy of The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook. You will need to identify which workbook you need at the time of registration. Below is the list of available versions from which you can select.
The NIH Edition. Required for all submitting NIH proposals
The NSF Edition. Required for all submitting NSF proposals
Successful Proposals to Any Agency. USDA Edition with updated insert
The fee for seminar materials is $75 and may be paid for by personal check or through a department index account transfer. Payment or index information must be received prior to the seminar to reserve your spot.
Registration is limited!
Registration and required infomormation must be completed by October 10, 2014.