July 23-29, 2012

1. WEEKLY SERVICES IN THE GLC
Weekly services are on hiatus for the summer, except for GLC Café and Statistical Consulting:

  • GLC Café: 3:30-5:00 every Thursday (morning cafés are cancelled due to lack of interest), Reading Room
  • Statistical consulting by LISA: Weekdays, 1:00-3:00pm, GLC Videoconference Room

2. SUMMER SHORT COURSES IN STATS: FIXED EFFECTS, RANDOM EFFECTS, AND CORRELATED DATA
Monday & Thursday, July 23 & 26, 4:00-6:00pm, 3060 Torg
LISA (Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis) is providing a series of evening short courses to help graduate students use statistics in their research. The focus of these two-hour courses is on teaching practical statistical techniques for analyzing or collecting data. See www.lisa.stat.vt.edu/?q=short_courses for instructions on how to register and to learn more. Short courses will be held from 4-6 pm in 3060 Torg.

3. GLC CAFÉ PM: SUMMER BOOK SWAP!

Thursday, Jul 26, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room
The GLC Café continues throughout the summer with free coffee and tea in the company of your graduate-student and Grad-School colleagues. Bring your own mug if you can.  This week’s special: book swap! Bring a book or books that you have read and are willing to give away, and take a book or books that others have read and recommend!  This could be a great opportunity to pick up some fun summer reading other than your text books and professional journal articles.

4. NEW FALL COURSE: GRAD 5214, DIVERSITY FOR GLOBAL SOCIETY

Taught by Grad School Dean Karen DePauw, this course examines research and scholarship on diversity and inclusion for a global society from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Learn how your discipline is affected by global issues. This course is offered this fall on Tuesdays from 6-9pm in GLC Room C.

5. WAGE POSITION OPENING IN GRAD SCHOOL/GLC: DIGITAL MEDIA CONTENT MANAGER – 3rd posting
A digital screen, GLC website and Facebook page are used to communicate information, services, events and timely updates to graduate students and GLC patrons. The incumbent is responsible for managing digital sign- and web content, including content development and scheduling, screen and software maintenance, website maintenance, and communication and coordination with Grad School and GLC Information Desk staff. Must be FT grad student, have experience with any of the following software applications: Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, Photoshop, MS PP, MS Paint, Samsung MagicNet Pro, flash converters. Web maintenance experience preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Knowledge of services, programs and events offered in the GLC is preferred. Submit cover letter and resume to grads@vt.edu. Position open until filled. Anticipated starting date: Jul 23. $12/hr.

July 23-29, 2012

1. WEEKLY SERVICES IN THE GLC
Weekly services are on hiatus for the summer, except for GLC Café and Statistical Consulting:

  • GLC Café: 3:30-5:00 every Thursday (morning cafés are cancelled due to lack of interest), Reading Room
  • Statistical consulting by LISA: Weekdays, 1:00-3:00pm, GLC Videoconference Room

2. SUMMER SHORT COURSES IN STATS: FIXED EFFECTS, RANDOM EFFECTS, AND CORRELATED DATA
Monday & Thursday, July 23 & 26, 4:00-6:00pm, 3060 Torg
LISA (Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis) is providing a series of evening short courses to help graduate students use statistics in their research. The focus of these two-hour courses is on teaching practical statistical techniques for analyzing or collecting data. See www.lisa.stat.vt.edu/?q=short_courses for instructions on how to register and to learn more. Short courses will be held from 4-6 pm in 3060 Torg.

3. GLC CAFÉ PM: SUMMER BOOK SWAP!

Thursday, Jul 26, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room
The GLC Café continues throughout the summer with free coffee and tea in the company of your graduate-student and Grad-School colleagues. Bring your own mug if you can.  This week’s special: book swap! Bring a book or books that you have read and are willing to give away, and take a book or books that others have read and recommend!  This could be a great opportunity to pick up some fun summer reading other than your text books and professional journal articles.

4. NEW FALL COURSE: GRAD 5214, DIVERSITY FOR GLOBAL SOCIETY

Taught by Grad School Dean Karen DePauw, this course examines research and scholarship on diversity and inclusion for a global society from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Learn how your discipline is affected by global issues. This course is offered this fall on Tuesdays from 6-9pm in GLC Room C.

5. WAGE POSITION OPENING IN GRAD SCHOOL/GLC: DIGITAL MEDIA CONTENT MANAGER – 3rd posting
A digital screen, GLC website and Facebook page are used to communicate information, services, events and timely updates to graduate students and GLC patrons. The incumbent is responsible for managing digital sign- and web content, including content development and scheduling, screen and software maintenance, website maintenance, and communication and coordination with Grad School and GLC Information Desk staff. Must be FT grad student, have experience with any of the following software applications: Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, Photoshop, MS PP, MS Paint, Samsung MagicNet Pro, flash converters. Web maintenance experience preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Knowledge of services, programs and events offered in the GLC is preferred. Submit cover letter and resume to grads@vt.edu. Position open until filled. Anticipated starting date: Jul 23. $12/hr.