Clayton Thyne: DGS page

1625 Patterson Office Tower

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0027

859-257-6958 (office)

859-257-7034 (fax)

859-396-6871 (cell)

clayton.thyne@uky.edu

Information for Prospective Students:

PSCI Graduate Program Information

Information about UK & Lexington

Forms for Students:

Graduate Student Handbook

 

Conference Proposal Form

 

Graduate Student Self-Assessment

 

External Studies Funding Request

 

Forms for Faculty:

Advisory Committee Review Report

 

TA Class Observation Form

 

Record of Incomplete

 

Sample Syllabi:

 

Syllabus Template

 

All collected undergrad syllabi (zipped file)

 

All collected grad syllabi (zipped file)

 

Other (somewhat random) stuff:

 

A good article on teaching mistakes

 

Funded grad student survival guide

 

A good article on how to get the mentoring that you want in grad school.

 

Examples of past student comprehensive exams.

Calendars you should keep your eyes on:

QIPSR events

Center for the Enhancement of Learning & Teaching (CELT)

Martin School

Economics Series

Poverty Center

A&S Events

UK Grad Student Congress events

 

DGS Calendar, Fall 2014:

 

10/31/14, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all students: Koffee Klatch—Preparing effective presentations (led by Thyne)

11/14/14, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all students: Koffee Klatch—Intercultural Training/Teaching (led by Schroeder)

12/12/14, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all non-ABD students: Koffee Klatch—Preparing for comprehensive exams (led by Wedeking)

 

DGS Calendar, Spring 2015:

 

01/23/15, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all students: Koffee Klatch—Ongoing TA training (led by Schroeder)

02/06/15, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all non-ABD students: Koffee Klatch—writing an effective conference paper (led by Peffley)

02/20/15, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all ABD students: Koffee Klatch—Turning your grad school work into books/publications (led by Barnes)

03/06/15, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all students: Koffee Klatch—Ongoing TA training (led by Schroeder)

04/01/14, 5pm: External Studies Funding Requests due to DGS

04/03/15, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all students: Koffee Klatch—Flex day; we’ll use this day if something above gets cancelled

04/08/14, 5pm: Deadline to submit materials for departmental awards (Jewell, Yanarella, Ulmer Paper, Ulmer, Global Scholars) to DGS

04/17/15, 3-4pm, POT 1645, all students: Koffee Klatch—Presentation from Jewell Award winner