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   Welcome to the University of Kentucky Graduate Student Congress! 

Our mission is to unify and represent the graduate student body at the University of Kentucky in matters affecting the quality of graduate student life and work and to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration and promote professional development for graduate students through seminars, forums, and social functions.

Visit us anytime to find updated information about events, resources, and to keep up with what GSC is doing for you!

Spotlight: 2015 Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

The dates are set. The venue is booked. The prizes are ready.

GSC is excited to announce the 2015 UK 3MT Competition to be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 in the UKAA Auditorium at William T. Young Library. The application deadline is Monday, November 16.

We're offering preparatory workshops, bigger cash prizes (who doesn't love money?), and a travel-expenses paid trip to the 2016 Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Regional Competition in Charlotte, NC for UK's winner. Check out the 3MT tab above for more information about getting involved in this year's 3MT, as well as general information about the 3MT.

Can't wait to see you there!

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Fall 2015 General Meeting Dates

All graduate students are welcome to attend!

Meetings will be held on the following days in Lucille Little Fine Arts Library 302:

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, 5:30PM
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 5:30PM
Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, 5:30PM

Food and drink will be provided for board and representatives.

The next meeting will be held
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 5:30PM.


Professional Development Workshops:

GSC, the Graduate School, and a number of campus organizations often team up to offer workshops for graduate students. These workshops cover topics ranging from conflict resolution in the workplace to becoming a source of innovations for your future department, firm, or organization. Check here for upcoming workshops!

November Workshops

"Conference on American Competitiveness." Various talks betweeen 9:00 and 4:00 on 11/6/15 at Marksbury Theater (Rose St.) Register here.******

"Mastering Sleep." 11/10/15, 5:00-6:30, LCLI 301. Register here. *****

"Converting CVs to Resumes." 11/11/15, 5:00-6:30, LCLI 301. Register here.**

"Creating Student Learning Outcomes and Assignments." 11/18/15, 1:00-3:00, The Hub at WTY Library. Register here.***

"Networking Using LinkedIn." 11/19/15, 5:00-6:30, LCLI 301. Register here.**

"What Your Students Think They Know About Research and How You Can Help." 11/20/15, 2:00-3:15, Young Lib. 1-57. Register here.*

"Enhancing Your TA Experience through Innovative  Teaching." 11/23/15, 4:30-6:00, LCLI Niles Gallery. Register here.****

"Self-Regulated Learning: Transforming Your Students into Independent Lifelong Learners." 11/24/15, 5:00-6:30, LCLI 301. Register here.****

*Co-sponsored by the Graduate School and UK Libraries
** Co-sponsored by the Graduate School and the Stuckert Career Center
*** Co-sponsored by the Graduate School and Presentation U!
****Co-sponsored by the Graduate School and CELT
*****Co-sponsored by the Graduate School and the UK Counseling Center
******Sponsored by the Quantitative Initiative for Policy and Social Research

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