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Upcoming Events

The Office of Graduate Studies works with other campus units to provide information on upcoming professional development events of interest to graduate students. Registration may be required; please see each listing below for more information. If you are interested in knowing what professional development events were offered in the past, please consult the 2014-2015 program schedule.

For information on the Graduate Student Advisory Board (GSAB) and Student Senate participation by graduate students, see the Student Senate website.

For information on social events of interest to graduate students, see the Student Union Activities events calendar.

For listings of all campus events, go to the KU Event Calendar.

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Learn more about this event at the 2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony site. Students who are graduating should also consult the students' information page to register to attend the event by filling out the participation form.

May 14, 2016
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Lied Center
Summer Statistical Institute (a.k.a. Stats Camp)

Graduate students, faculty, post doctoral fellows, staff, and others are invited to attend the KU Stats Camp to learn statistics, computing tools, and strategies for reproducible research. There is a weekly topic framework (along with daily pricing for participants) for three weeks of topics: R software, Stata software, and multilevel regression. Registration is open to non-KU folks, as well, whether students or faculty in other institutions, or employees of the private or public sectors. Please contact the Center for Research Methods & Data Analysis with any questions.

May 23 - June 10, 2016
See website for schedule
CRMDA, 470 Watson Library
Jayhawk Welcome and Information Fair

New graduate students are invited to attend the annual Jayhawk Welcome and Information Fair. Representatives from offices across campus will be available to answer your questions about their services and opportunities, including everything from buying parking passes to exploring available student services.

August 15, 2016
1:00 - 2:30 pm
Ballroom, Kansas Union


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