July 25-31, 2016

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – updated 7/18/16

  • Career Services advising: on hiatus for the summer
  • Cook Counseling: F 1:00-5:00pm, Green Room
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm; summer hours of 9:00am-4:00pm to begin 5/16/16
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm; summer hours begin 5/16/16
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus for the summer

2. GLC CAFÉ
Thursday, Jul 28, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room or West Patio (Bookstore side behind the shrubs)
The weekly GLC café is offered every Thursday when VT is open. Summer café may be on the West Patio when the weather is nice, complete with a game of cornhole or giant Jenga. Enjoy free coffee, tea and cookies and the occasional fresh lemonade or other surprises in the company of your grad student friends and colleagues. Relax, network, meet new people.

3. GSA SUMMER BEER AND WINE SOCIAL
Friday, Jul 29, 5:00-9:00pm, University Club
The GSA invites you to its summer beer and wine social, which will once again showcase local, national, and international beer and wine, while providing graduate students the opportunity to network among researchers and colleagues. Bring proper identification for those 21+ who wish to drink (driver’s licence, passport, or Hokie passport). $10 for general admission and $7 for GSA delegates. Want to gain free admission? Volunteer to help with the event! If you are interested in volunteering or have any question, contact Kisha Gresham at kiwi@vt.edu.

4. RESERVED PARKING LOTTERY FOR GRAD ASSISTANTS FOR 2016-17 – 1st posting
The Office of Parking and Transportation has developed a new pilot program based on recommendations from the GSA for 2016-17 that will allow up to 75 eligible graduate students to sign up for reserved parking spaces in Perry Street Lot 3. The annual cost is $296 and participants may use payroll deduction to take advantage of the pre-tax savings. Eligible graduate students who wish to participate should register for the lottery drawing by sending an email to parking@vt.edu with the eligible individual’s last name and student ID number, before 11:59 p.m. on Aug 10. Learn more at http://vtnews.vt.edu/notices/adm-ptgradstudentpilot.html.

5. PEO INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR 2017-18 AWARDS – 1st posting
Applications now accepted for P.E.O. Scholar Awards, which offer $15,000 for outstanding women in doctoral programs. Eligibility:  (1) on track to complete  doctoral degree between Apr 2018-Aug 2019; (2)  have at least one academic year remaining to complete program when award payment is made; (3) demonstrates outstanding academic excellence with strong research path, publications, awards and service activities, maturity and seriousness of purpose; (4) has clearly defined career objectives, showing promise of making a significant impact on field or society; (5) FT student at an accredited university; (6) US or Canadian citizen. Local application deadline: Sep 9; send concise letter highlighting current work and career and resume to Pat Miller (sonomapm@aol.com). More info: www.peointernational.org/about-peo-scholar-awards-psa. For questions email or call Pat Miller, 540-552-1738.

6. PAYROLL-DEDUCTION REGISTRATION OPEN FOR GRAD ASSISTANTS – 2nd posting
Grad students on assistantship appointment may pay their comp and CFE fees through payroll deduction. Enrollment for this option is now open on Hokie SPA. Learn more .

7. FULL-TIME 12-MONTH GRA OPENING IN ENTERPRISE GIS OF VT FOR 2016-17 – 1st posting
The Enterprise GIS units of VT’s central IT seeks graduate student with GIS programming, GIS analysis and/or web design skills to support projects in a technical team environment. Tasks include: developing scripts to automate GIS data management and server administration tasks; mapping and analysis; developing and maintaining GIS-enabled web applications. Required experience: Python programming, Tools and APIs related to the ESRI ArcGIS platform. Other relevant experience, in descending order of preference: working in a distributed team environment; ESRI GIS software, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online; Revision control, especially Git; REST/SOAP Service-oriented Architecture; Web application programming: HTML, CSS, JavaScript; JavaScript libraries, especially Dojo; Bootstrap and mobile-first design principles; open-source GIS server tools (e.g., GeoServer, PostGIS, Geoportal Server); security, safety and/or facilities management application domains; SQL ( MySQL/ PostgreSQL /Oracle); PHP. To apply, send current resume and cover letter explaining interest in and qualification for position as soon as possible to egisjobs@bev.vt.edu.

8. PT WAGE POSITION IN WOMEN’S CTR: GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE VICTIM ADVOCATE – 2nd  posting
The Women’s Center is searching for a part-time Gender-Based Violence Victim Advocate for a 20-hrs/wk position funded by a Department of Criminal Justice Services grant. The Advocate provides crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and support to students, faculty, and staff impacted by gender-based violence. In addition, the Advocate assists with Women’s Center outreach and educational efforts. View full positing at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/67768. To apply,  complete online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, Posting #SW0160542.

9. PT WAGE POSITION FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS – 2nd posting
University Studies is seeking academic coaches who meet with a roster of 10-15 students at least 3-4 times per semester. Coaches will collaborate with their students to create individualized goals and educational plans for the semester, focusing on time management, use of existing campus resources, and problem solving. They will also aid students in exploring majors and introduce them to the Pathways Planner tool. Coaches support students and supplement academic advising through ongoing communication with advisors. Applicants should be graduate students in good academic standing. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Nick Sano-Franchini via email: nicks5@vt.edu by Aug 3, 2016.

10. GRAD STUDENT VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT TO HELP WITH GRAD ORIENTATION – 1st posting
The Graduate School is looking for graduate student volunteers (graduate ambassadors) to assist with international graduate student check-in (Aug 1-19), GTA training (Aug 16), the Welcome Center and New Graduate Student Orientation in the GLC (Aug 15-19). Roles include: check-in and registration assistance, information and guidance to attendees; Welcome Center staffing; orientation crowd control; program set up, and more. If you are available and interested in assisting with any of these events, please fill out this short survey: https://survey.vt.edu/survey/entry.jsp?id=1469472286978. Training will be offered to all grad ambassadors.

11. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON INSPECTION PERFORMANCE IN MANUFACTURING – 2nd posting
The Virginia Cognitive System Engineering (VACSE) Lab is recruiting participants for a research study involving the use of eye-trackers and brain activity/EEG sensor to study inspection performance on manufacturing components. Participants will inspect manufacturing components while their eye gaze and cortical activity is recorded with commercial eye trackers and brain sensor.The study takes around 2.5 hrs of your time and you receive $10/hr in compensation. There is minimal risk involved with this study besides mild discomfort from wearing the eye-tracking glasses and brain sensor/EEG headset. (IRB #15-873) Must be 18 or older to participate. If interested, contact Wenyan Huang (540-750-9202 / whuang@vt.edu).

12. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY TO EVALUATE HEAD-WORN DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIES – 2nd  posting
Participants are needed for a study assessing the use of head-worn display technologies in industry. Must be 18-65 years old; no current or recent history (1 year) of musculoskeletal disorders; no glass wearer. This project involves two laboratory-based experiments, with participants invited to one or both.  Study 1: You will be required to navigate a simulated warehouse environment using both a paper list and “smart” glasses in several experimental conditions.  Completing the study requires two sessions: a preliminary (< 1 hr) and a data collection (~2-2.5 hrs). Study 2: You will be required to simulate an order-picking task – retrieving boxes from shelves, loading/unloading boxes onto/from a hand cart, and maneuvering a hand cart while using either a paper list or smart glasses.  Box weights will range from 10 lbs to 35 lbs.  Completing the study requires two sessions: a training session (~1-1.5 hrs) and a data collection session (~3.5-4 hrs). Compensation = $10/hr. For further information, contact 540-557-7763 at sunwook@vt.edu.

13. MALE MILITARY VETERANS SOUGHT FOR INTERVIEW ABOUT TECHNOLOGY TO ASSIST WITH COMMUNITY INTEGRATION – 2nd posting
Male military veterans aged 18-35 are recruited for a 2-hour interview to discuss requirements for a technology for veterans to use to help them integrate into their community. Interviews are audio-recorded and will take place at a location convenient for the veteran. Compensation for participation is $15/hr. For more information, contact Ali Haskins Lisle at ahaskins@vt.edu or by phone at (540)-585-1588.

14. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON DIET’S INFUELNCE ON MUSCLE METABOLISM  – 2nd  posting
Volunteers are sought for a study examining how diet influences muscle metabolism. Participants must be: Between ages 18-40; females must be on monophasic oral contraceptive and not pregnant; not currently taking any medications (other than above); non-smokers; without any major medical problems; willing to eat a high fat diet for 5 days. Participants will receive extensive health information and may receive up to $400 to compensate you for your time.  If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating in this study, contact Mary Elizabeth Baugh or Elaina Marinik at the Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory at Virginia Tech. E-mail: westerndiet@gmail.com, https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eKX222gpcgRqZLv.

July 25-31, 2016

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – updated 7/18/16

  • Career Services advising: on hiatus for the summer
  • Cook Counseling: F 1:00-5:00pm, Green Room
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm; summer hours of 9:00am-4:00pm to begin 5/16/16
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm; summer hours begin 5/16/16
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus for the summer

2. GLC CAFÉ
Thursday, Jul 28, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room or West Patio (Bookstore side behind the shrubs)
The weekly GLC café is offered every Thursday when VT is open. Summer café may be on the West Patio when the weather is nice, complete with a game of cornhole or giant Jenga. Enjoy free coffee, tea and cookies and the occasional fresh lemonade or other surprises in the company of your grad student friends and colleagues. Relax, network, meet new people.

3. GSA SUMMER BEER AND WINE SOCIAL
Friday, Jul 29, 5:00-9:00pm, University Club
The GSA invites you to its summer beer and wine social, which will once again showcase local, national, and international beer and wine, while providing graduate students the opportunity to network among researchers and colleagues. Bring proper identification for those 21+ who wish to drink (driver’s licence, passport, or Hokie passport). $10 for general admission and $7 for GSA delegates. Want to gain free admission? Volunteer to help with the event! If you are interested in volunteering or have any question, contact Kisha Gresham at kiwi@vt.edu.

4. RESERVED PARKING LOTTERY FOR GRAD ASSISTANTS FOR 2016-17 – 1st posting
The Office of Parking and Transportation has developed a new pilot program based on recommendations from the GSA for 2016-17 that will allow up to 75 eligible graduate students to sign up for reserved parking spaces in Perry Street Lot 3. The annual cost is $296 and participants may use payroll deduction to take advantage of the pre-tax savings. Eligible graduate students who wish to participate should register for the lottery drawing by sending an email to parking@vt.edu with the eligible individual’s last name and student ID number, before 11:59 p.m. on Aug 10. Learn more at http://vtnews.vt.edu/notices/adm-ptgradstudentpilot.html.

5. PEO INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR 2017-18 AWARDS – 1st posting
Applications now accepted for P.E.O. Scholar Awards, which offer $15,000 for outstanding women in doctoral programs. Eligibility:  (1) on track to complete  doctoral degree between Apr 2018-Aug 2019; (2)  have at least one academic year remaining to complete program when award payment is made; (3) demonstrates outstanding academic excellence with strong research path, publications, awards and service activities, maturity and seriousness of purpose; (4) has clearly defined career objectives, showing promise of making a significant impact on field or society; (5) FT student at an accredited university; (6) US or Canadian citizen. Local application deadline: Sep 9; send concise letter highlighting current work and career and resume to Pat Miller (sonomapm@aol.com). More info: www.peointernational.org/about-peo-scholar-awards-psa. For questions email or call Pat Miller, 540-552-1738.

6. PAYROLL-DEDUCTION REGISTRATION OPEN FOR GRAD ASSISTANTS – 2nd posting
Grad students on assistantship appointment may pay their comp and CFE fees through payroll deduction. Enrollment for this option is now open on Hokie SPA. Learn more .

7. FULL-TIME 12-MONTH GRA OPENING IN ENTERPRISE GIS OF VT FOR 2016-17 – 1st posting
The Enterprise GIS units of VT’s central IT seeks graduate student with GIS programming, GIS analysis and/or web design skills to support projects in a technical team environment. Tasks include: developing scripts to automate GIS data management and server administration tasks; mapping and analysis; developing and maintaining GIS-enabled web applications. Required experience: Python programming, Tools and APIs related to the ESRI ArcGIS platform. Other relevant experience, in descending order of preference: working in a distributed team environment; ESRI GIS software, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online; Revision control, especially Git; REST/SOAP Service-oriented Architecture; Web application programming: HTML, CSS, JavaScript; JavaScript libraries, especially Dojo; Bootstrap and mobile-first design principles; open-source GIS server tools (e.g., GeoServer, PostGIS, Geoportal Server); security, safety and/or facilities management application domains; SQL ( MySQL/ PostgreSQL /Oracle); PHP. To apply, send current resume and cover letter explaining interest in and qualification for position as soon as possible to egisjobs@bev.vt.edu.

8. PT WAGE POSITION IN WOMEN’S CTR: GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE VICTIM ADVOCATE – 2nd  posting
The Women’s Center is searching for a part-time Gender-Based Violence Victim Advocate for a 20-hrs/wk position funded by a Department of Criminal Justice Services grant. The Advocate provides crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and support to students, faculty, and staff impacted by gender-based violence. In addition, the Advocate assists with Women’s Center outreach and educational efforts. View full positing at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/67768. To apply,  complete online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, Posting #SW0160542.

9. PT WAGE POSITION FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS – 2nd posting
University Studies is seeking academic coaches who meet with a roster of 10-15 students at least 3-4 times per semester. Coaches will collaborate with their students to create individualized goals and educational plans for the semester, focusing on time management, use of existing campus resources, and problem solving. They will also aid students in exploring majors and introduce them to the Pathways Planner tool. Coaches support students and supplement academic advising through ongoing communication with advisors. Applicants should be graduate students in good academic standing. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Nick Sano-Franchini via email: nicks5@vt.edu by Aug 3, 2016.

10. GRAD STUDENT VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT TO HELP WITH GRAD ORIENTATION – 1st posting
The Graduate School is looking for graduate student volunteers (graduate ambassadors) to assist with international graduate student check-in (Aug 1-19), GTA training (Aug 16), the Welcome Center and New Graduate Student Orientation in the GLC (Aug 15-19). Roles include: check-in and registration assistance, information and guidance to attendees; Welcome Center staffing; orientation crowd control; program set up, and more. If you are available and interested in assisting with any of these events, please fill out this short survey: https://survey.vt.edu/survey/entry.jsp?id=1469472286978. Training will be offered to all grad ambassadors.

11. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON INSPECTION PERFORMANCE IN MANUFACTURING – 2nd posting
The Virginia Cognitive System Engineering (VACSE) Lab is recruiting participants for a research study involving the use of eye-trackers and brain activity/EEG sensor to study inspection performance on manufacturing components. Participants will inspect manufacturing components while their eye gaze and cortical activity is recorded with commercial eye trackers and brain sensor.The study takes around 2.5 hrs of your time and you receive $10/hr in compensation. There is minimal risk involved with this study besides mild discomfort from wearing the eye-tracking glasses and brain sensor/EEG headset. (IRB #15-873) Must be 18 or older to participate. If interested, contact Wenyan Huang (540-750-9202 / whuang@vt.edu).

12. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY TO EVALUATE HEAD-WORN DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIES – 2nd  posting
Participants are needed for a study assessing the use of head-worn display technologies in industry. Must be 18-65 years old; no current or recent history (1 year) of musculoskeletal disorders; no glass wearer. This project involves two laboratory-based experiments, with participants invited to one or both.  Study 1: You will be required to navigate a simulated warehouse environment using both a paper list and “smart” glasses in several experimental conditions.  Completing the study requires two sessions: a preliminary (< 1 hr) and a data collection (~2-2.5 hrs). Study 2: You will be required to simulate an order-picking task – retrieving boxes from shelves, loading/unloading boxes onto/from a hand cart, and maneuvering a hand cart while using either a paper list or smart glasses.  Box weights will range from 10 lbs to 35 lbs.  Completing the study requires two sessions: a training session (~1-1.5 hrs) and a data collection session (~3.5-4 hrs). Compensation = $10/hr. For further information, contact 540-557-7763 at sunwook@vt.edu.

13. MALE MILITARY VETERANS SOUGHT FOR INTERVIEW ABOUT TECHNOLOGY TO ASSIST WITH COMMUNITY INTEGRATION – 2nd posting
Male military veterans aged 18-35 are recruited for a 2-hour interview to discuss requirements for a technology for veterans to use to help them integrate into their community. Interviews are audio-recorded and will take place at a location convenient for the veteran. Compensation for participation is $15/hr. For more information, contact Ali Haskins Lisle at ahaskins@vt.edu or by phone at (540)-585-1588.

14. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON DIET’S INFUELNCE ON MUSCLE METABOLISM  – 2nd  posting
Volunteers are sought for a study examining how diet influences muscle metabolism. Participants must be: Between ages 18-40; females must be on monophasic oral contraceptive and not pregnant; not currently taking any medications (other than above); non-smokers; without any major medical problems; willing to eat a high fat diet for 5 days. Participants will receive extensive health information and may receive up to $400 to compensate you for your time.  If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating in this study, contact Mary Elizabeth Baugh or Elaina Marinik at the Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory at Virginia Tech. E-mail: westerndiet@gmail.com, https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eKX222gpcgRqZLv.

July 18-24, 2016

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – updated 7/18/16

  • Career Services advising: on hiatus for the summer
  • Cook Counseling: F 1:00-5:00pm, Green Room
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm; summer hours of 9:00am-4:00pm 5/16 – 7/29
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm; summer hours 5/16-7/29
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus for the summer

2. GLC CAFÉ
Thursday, Jul 21, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room or West Patio (Bookstore side behind the shrubs)
The weekly GLC café is offered every Thursday when VT is open. Summer café may be on the West Patio when the weather is nice, complete with a game of cornhole or giant Jenga. Enjoy free coffee, tea and cookies and the occasional fresh lemonade or other surprises in the company of your grad student friends and colleagues. Relax, network, meet new people.

3. PAYROLL-DEDUCTION REGISTRATION OPEN FOR GRAD ASSISTANTS – 1st posting
Grad students on assistantship appointment may pay their comp and CFE fees through payroll deduction. Enrollment for this option is now open on Hokie SPA. Lear more at http://graduateschool.vt.edu/financial/assistantships#Payroll%20Deduction%20of%20Comprehensive%20and%20Capital%20Fees%20for%20Graduate%20Assistants.

4. PT WAGE POSITION IN WOMEN’S CTR: GENDER-BASED VIOLANCE VICTIM ADVOCATE – 1st posting
The Women’s Center is searching for a part-time Gender-Based Violence Victim Advocate for a 20-hrs/wk position funded by a Department of Criminal Justice Services grant. The Advocate provides crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and support to students, faculty, and staff impacted by gender-based violence. In addition, the Advocate assists with Women’s Center outreach and educational efforts. View full positing at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/67768. To apply,  complete online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, Posting #SW0160542.

5. PT WAGE POSITION FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS – 1st posting
University Studies is seeking academic coaches who meet with a roster of 10-15 students at least 3-4 times per semester. Coaches will collaborate with there students to create individualized goals and educational plans for the semester, focusing on time management, use of existing campus resources, and problem solving. They will also aid students in exploring majors and introduce them to the Pathways Planner tool. Coaches support students and supplement academic advising through ongoing communication with advisors. Applicants should be graduate students in good academic standing. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Nick Sano-Franchini via email: nicks5@vt.edu by Aug 3, 2016.

6. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON INSPECTION PERFORMANCE IN MANUFACTURING – 1st posting
The Virginia Cognitive System Engineering (VACSE) Lab is recruiting participants for a research study involving the use of eye-trackers and brain activity/EEG sensor to study inspection performance on manufacturing components. Participants will inspect manufacturing components while their eye gaze and cortical activity is recorded with commercial eye trackers and brain sensor. The study takes around 2.5 hrs of your time and you receive $10/hr in compensation. There is minimal risk involved with this study besides mild discomfort from wearing the eye-tracking glasses and brain sensor/EEG headset. (IRB #15-873) Must be 18 or older to participate. If interested, contact Wenyan Huang (540-750-9202 / whuang@vt.edu).

7. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY TO EVALUATE HEAD-WORN DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIES – 1st posting
Participants are needed for a study assessing the use of head-worn display technologies in industry. Must be 18-65 years old; no current or recent history (1 year) of musculoskeletal disorders; no glass wearer. This project involves two laboratory-based experiments, with participants invited to one or both.  Study 1: You will be required to navigate a simulated warehouse environment using both a paper list and “smart” glasses in several experimental conditions.  Completing the study requires two sessions: a preliminary (< 1 hr) and a data collection (~2-2.5 hrs). Study 2: You will be required to simulate an order-picking task – retrieving boxes from shelves, loading/unloading boxes onto/from a hand cart, and maneuvering a hand cart while using either a paper list or smart glasses.  Box weights will range from 10 lbs to 35 lbs.  Completing the study requires two sessions: a training session (~1-1.5 hrs) and a data collection session (~3.5-4 hrs). Compensation = $10/hr. For further information, contact 540-557-7763 at sunwook@vt.edu.

8. MALE MILITARY VETERANS SOUGHT FOR INTERVIEW ABOUT TECHNOLOGY TO ASSIST WITH COMMUNITY INTEGRATION – 1st posting
Male military veterans aged 18-35 are recruited for a 2-hour interview to discuss requirements for a technology for veterans to use to help them integrate into their community. Interviews are audio-recorded and will take place at a location convenient for the veteran. Compensation for participation is $15/hr. For more information, contact Ali Haskins Lisle at ahaskins@vt.edu or by phone at (540)-585-1588.

9. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON DIET’S INFUELNCE ON MUSCLE METABOLISM  -1st posting
Volunteers are sought for a study examining how diet influences muscle metabolism. Participants must be: Between ages 18-40; females must be on monophasic oral contraceptive and not pregnant; not currently taking any medications (other than above); non-smokers; without any major medical problems; willing to eat a high fat diet for 5 days. Participants will receive extensive health information and may receive up to $400 to compensate you for your time.  If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating in this study, contact Mary Elizabeth Baugh or Elaina Marinik at the Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory at Virginia Tech. E-mail: westerndiet@gmail.com, https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eKX222gpcgRqZLv.

10. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON MENTORING THROUGH ACADEMIC JOB SEARCH – 3rd posting
A PhD student at UC Riverside seeks participants to learn about the role your faculty advisor played in your efforts to secure a position. You may participate if you are a PhD student or postdoc who was on the job market during the 2015-2016 academic year and had a faculty advisor for the duration of your doctoral studies. Participants will be entered into a raffle for one of five $100 Amazon Gift Cards.* If interested, access the 15-20-minute online survey about your experiences at http://ucriverside.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6FlyALn6JGsPULb. Your responses will be anonymous, and the information you provide will inform research-based interventions to promote the well-being of individuals going through this experience. Feel free to forward this email to anyone who is eligible to participate. For more information contact Komi German at kgerm002@ucr.edu. 

11. PARENTS OF 6-9-YEAR-OLDS SOUGHT FOR RESEARCH STUDY – 3rd posting
Help contribute to the understanding of how kids see emotions. Parents and legal guardians complete questionnaires and children complete in-lab tasks and computer games. Flexible, after-school, weekend, and summer hours available for this one-time, two-hour session. Parents receive up to $20 and a toy for their child. Contact Lauren at 540-231-9735 or EyeGazeEmotions@gmail.com if interested or would like more information.

Upcoming events:

GSA SUMMER BEER AND WINE SOCIAL
Friday, Jul 29, 5:00-9:00pm, University Club
The GSA invites you to its summer beer and wine social, which will once again showcase local, national, and international beer and wine, while providing graduate students the opportunity to network among researchers and colleagues. Bring proper identification for those 21+ who wish to drink. Want to gain free admission? Volunteer to help with the event! If you are interested in volunteering or have any question, contact Kisha Gresham at kiwi@vt.edu.

July 11-17, 2016

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – updated 7/5/16

  • Career Services advising: on hiatus for the summer
  • Cook Counseling: F 1:00-5:00pm, Green Room
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm; summer hours of 9:00am-4:00pm to begin 5/16/16
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm; summer hours begin 5/16/16
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus for the summer

2. GLC CARES
Monday, Jul 11, 8:00am-5:00pm, GLC Kiosk across from Welcome Center
Employees of the Graduate Life Center offer a caring space for students and staff to come together and participate in a positive activity in the wake of tragedies and difficult local, national, and global events. Please stop by the kiosk to write a note of hope to the communities affected by the recent shootings across the country. Supplies and snacks are provided. Contact Dannette Gomez Beane at dannette@vt.edu with questions.

3. GLC CAFÉ – FRENCH EDITION?
Thursday, Jul 14, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room or West Patio (Bookstore side behind the shrubs)
The weekly GLC café is offered every Thursday when VT is open. Summer café may be on the West Patio when the weather is nice, complete with a game of cornhole or giant Jenga. Enjoy free coffee, tea and cookies and the occasional fresh lemonade or other surprises in the company of your grad student friends and colleagues. Relax, network, meet new people. This Thursday is Bastille Day – maybe we will have something French-inspired. Macaroons? Baguettes?  Croissant sandwiches?

4. TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION ENROLLMENT REQUIRED – 2nd posting
Starting Jul 4, 2016, many VT web-based systems will require 2-factor authentication for logging in. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do it now. Learn more at http://www.tech.it.vt.edu/2factor/.

5. FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN ELIGIBILITY REMINDER – 3rd posting
You must be enrolled in at least 5 credits in the fall/spring semesters to use Federal Direct Student Loans. If you enroll for less than 5 credits, Financial Aid will not be able to process your loans. Please notify the VT financial aid office of your enrollment by emailing to finaid@vt.edu if this is the case. In addition, if your enrollment will be less than 9 credits, your loan amount will be reduced accordingly.

6. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON MENTORING THROUGH ACADEMIC JOB SEARCH – 2nd posting
A PhD student at UC Riverside seeks participants to learn about the role your faculty advisor played in your efforts to secure a position. You may participate if you are a PhD student or postdoc who was on the job market during the 2015-2016 academic year and had a faculty advisor for the duration of your doctoral studies. Participants will be entered into a raffle for one of five $100 Amazon Gift Cards.* If interested, access the 15-20-minute online survey about your experiences at http://ucriverside.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6FlyALn6JGsPULb. Your responses will be anonymous, and the information you provide will inform research-based interventions to promote the well-being of individuals going through this experience. Feel free to forward this email to anyone who is eligible to participate. For more information contact Komi German at kgerm002@ucr.edu. 

7. PARENTS OF 6-9-YEAR-OLDS SOUGHT FOR RESEARCH STUDY – 2nd posting
Help contribute to the understanding of how kids see emotions. Parents and legal guardians complete questionnaires and children complete in-lab tasks and computer games. Flexible, after-school, weekend, and summer hours available for this one-time, two-hour session. Parents receive up to $20 and a toy for their child. Contact Lauren at 540-231-9735 or EyeGazeEmotions@gmail.com if interested or would like more information.

July 11-17, 2016

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – updated 7/5/16

  • Career Services advising: on hiatus for the summer
  • Cook Counseling: F 1:00-5:00pm, Green Room
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm; summer hours of 9:00am-4:00pm to begin 5/16/16
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm; summer hours begin 5/16/16
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus for the summer

2. GLC CARES
Monday, Jul 11, 8:00am-5:00pm, GLC Kiosk across from Welcome Center
Employees of the Graduate Life Center offer a caring space for students and staff to come together and participate in a positive activity in the wake of tragedies and difficult local, national, and global events. Please stop by the kiosk to write a note of hope to the communities affected by the recent shootings across the country. Supplies and snacks are provided. Contact Dannette Gomez Beane at dannette@vt.edu with questions.

3. GLC CAFÉ – FRENCH EDITION?
Thursday, Jul 14, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room or West Patio (Bookstore side behind the shrubs)
The weekly GLC café is offered every Thursday when VT is open. Summer café may be on the West Patio when the weather is nice, complete with a game of cornhole or giant Jenga. Enjoy free coffee, tea and cookies and the occasional fresh lemonade or other surprises in the company of your grad student friends and colleagues. Relax, network, meet new people. This Thursday is Bastille Day – maybe we will have something French-inspired. Macaroons? Baguettes?  Croissant sandwiches?

4. TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION ENROLLMENT REQUIRED – 2nd posting
Starting Jul 4, 2016, many VT web-based systems will require 2-factor authentication for logging in. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do it now. Learn more at http://www.tech.it.vt.edu/2factor/.

5. FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN ELIGIBILITY REMINDER – 3rd posting
You must be enrolled in at least 5 credits in the fall/spring semesters to use Federal Direct Student Loans. If you enroll for less than 5 credits, Financial Aid will not be able to process your loans. Please notify the VT financial aid office of your enrollment by emailing to finaid@vt.edu if this is the case. In addition, if your enrollment will be less than 9 credits, your loan amount will be reduced accordingly.

6. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON MENTORING THROUGH ACADEMIC JOB SEARCH – 2nd posting
A PhD student at UC Riverside seeks participants to learn about the role your faculty advisor played in your efforts to secure a position. You may participate if you are a PhD student or postdoc who was on the job market during the 2015-2016 academic year and had a faculty advisor for the duration of your doctoral studies. Participants will be entered into a raffle for one of five $100 Amazon Gift Cards.* If interested, access the 15-20-minute online survey about your experiences at http://ucriverside.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6FlyALn6JGsPULb. Your responses will be anonymous, and the information you provide will inform research-based interventions to promote the well-being of individuals going through this experience. Feel free to forward this email to anyone who is eligible to participate. For more information contact Komi German at kgerm002@ucr.edu. 

7. PARENTS OF 6-9-YEAR-OLDS SOUGHT FOR RESEARCH STUDY – 2nd posting
Help contribute to the understanding of how kids see emotions. Parents and legal guardians complete questionnaires and children complete in-lab tasks and computer games. Flexible, after-school, weekend, and summer hours available for this one-time, two-hour session. Parents receive up to $20 and a toy for their child. Contact Lauren at 540-231-9735 or EyeGazeEmotions@gmail.com if interested or would like more information.

July 5-10, 2016

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – updated 7/5/16

  • Career Services advising: on hiatus for the summer
  • Cook Counseling: F 1:00-5:00pm, Green Room
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm; summer hours of 9:00am-4:00pm to begin 5/16/16
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm; summer hours begin 5/16/16
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus for the summer

2. GLC CAFÉ
Thursday, Jul 7, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room or West Patio (Bookstore side behind the shrubs)
The weekly GLC café is offered every Thursday when VT is open. Summer café may be on the West Patio when the weather is nice, complete with a game of cornhole or giant Jenga. Enjoy free coffee, tea and cookies and the occasional fresh lemonade or other surprises in the company of your grad student friends and colleagues. Relax, network, meet new people.

3. ICE CREAM FRIDAY
Friday, Jul 8, 2:00-2:30pm Grad School lobby
Did you scream for ice cream? Whether you did or not, ice cream will be served in the Grad School lobby or on the patio for any and every graduate student who comes by. Take a quick break, enjoy some ice cream and meet other grad students who are around this summer. Some lactose-free options will be available. Please register by Thursday 5:00pm if you are planning to attend: https://survey.vt.edu/survey/entry.jsp?id=1467741022289.

4. TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION ENROLLMENT REQUIRED – 1st posting
Starting Jul 4, 2016, many VT web-based systems will require 2-factor authentication for logging in. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do it now. Learn more at http://www.tech.it.vt.edu/2factor/.

5. VT RECREATIONAL SPORTS: SMALL GROUP TRAINING- GRIT – 2nd posting
Small group training combines group exercise with personal training. The Les Mills GRIT™ Series is a 30 minute fitness program that takes cutting edge High Intensity Interval Training and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches. Summer Session II will run July 5- August 11 on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-6:15PM in McComas Studio B. That’s 12 sessions for $100. You do NOT need to have a McComas membership to participate. Sign up today until July 12. Contact Alicia Everette ealicia7@vt.edu if you have any questions. More information and sign up at: https://www.recsports.vt.edu/content/small-group-training.

6. FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN ELIGIBILITY REMINDER – 2nd posting
You must be enrolled in at least 5 credits in the fall/spring semesters to use Federal Direct Student Loans. If you enroll for less than 5 credits, Financial Aid will not be able to process your loans. Please notify the VT financial aid office of your enrollment by emailing to finaid@vt.edu if this is the case. In addition, if your enrollment will be less than 9 credits, your loan amount will be reduced accordingly.

7. DATA SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED – 3rd posting
The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares master’s and doctoral students and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. There will be an in-person (in NYC, DC, SF) and online section from Sep 6, 2016-Oct 28, 2016. Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply. Anyone within one year of graduating from a master’s or doctoral program or who has already obtained a master’s or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome.

8. CHILD-CARE SPOTS AVAILABLE IN LITTLE HOKIE HANGOUT FOR FALL – 3rd posting
The Little Hokie Hangout child care cooperative exists as a resource to graduate student families. This fall families may enroll for more than 1 session each day, which means your children can stay longer if you need them to. Also, parents may buy out their cooperative work requirement if desired. If you want to explore options not found on the application, such as buying out a portion of your work requirement, or having a child attend 8 sessions per week, please contact Marin Riegger, child care coordinator, for assistance, childcare@vt.edu. 

9. SUMMER WAGE AND 2016-17 GA POSITION IN OFFICE OF BUDGET AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 3rd posting
The Office of Budget and Financial Planning is hiring an intern/graduate assistant with the Auxiliary budget functions of the office to assist in the budget development, monitoring, and reporting processes for the university’s budgets. Position responsibilities will provide exposure to the central financial and administrative functions of the university and offer insight into the state’s budgeting process. The ideal candidate will have an interest/focus in public budgeting, strong oral and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, experience with MS Excel, the ability to perform work of varied difficulty including the collection and analysis of complex data, and experience compiling and presenting reports. May also be involved in ad-hoc projects and other tasks. Summer hourly wage, full assistantship during academic year. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Jean Cummins at jeanc9@vt.edu.

10. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON MENTORING THROUGH ACADEMIC JOB SEARCH – 1st posting
A PhD student at UC Riverside seeks participants to learn about the role your faculty advisor played in your efforts to secure a position. You may participate if you are a PhD student or postdoc who was on the job market during the 2015-2016 academic year and had a faculty advisor for the duration of your doctoral studies. Participants will be entered into a raffle for one of five $100 Amazon Gift Cards.* If interested, access the 15-20-minute online survey about your experiences at http://ucriverside.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6FlyALn6JGsPULb. Your responses will be anonymous, and the information you provide will inform research-based interventions to promote the well-being of individuals going through this experience. Feel free to forward this email to anyone who is eligible to participate. For more information contact Komi German at kgerm002@ucr.edu. 

12. PARENTS OF 6-9-YEAR-OLDS SOUGHT FOR RESEARCH STUDY – 1st posting
Help contribute to the understanding of how kids see emotions. Parents and legal guardians complete questionnaires and children complete in-lab tasks and computer games. Flexible, after-school, weekend, and summer hours available for this one-time, two-hour session. Parents receive up to $20 and a toy for their child. Contact Lauren at 540-231-9735 or EyeGazeEmotions@gmail.com if interested or would like more information.

13. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR RUNNING STUDY – 3rd posting
Graduate students are invited to participate in a running study conducted by the Kevin P. Granata Biomechanics Lab to investigate how the asymmetry between the left and right side of a runner’s body is affected by exhaustion from longer distances. Volunteers between ages 18-35 may participate if:  they run at least 10 miles per week; have not had an injury in the past 12 months that has kept them from running for more than 2 days, and have not had an injury within the past 2 months. Eligible subjects will run two runs: a short, two-mile run, and a long, four-mile run, spaced at least a week apart. Data collected from the study will be used to see if differences in asymmetry patterns exist in an outdoor training environment between long and short runs, and if differences in asymmetry patterns exist between males and females. Contact Mackenzie Wenrick at mackwen@vt.edu or (540) 231-4294 if you are interested in participating.

14. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR ACHILLES TAPING STUDY – 3rd posting
Graduate students are invited to participate in an Achilles taping study conducted by the Kevin P. Granata Biomechanics Lab. This study tests the effects of a specific Achilles taping technique during running and jumping tasks. Subjects will be outfitted with 3D motion capture markers in order to measure movement and loading during the tasks. Eligible subjects must be between ages 18-35, must participate in athletic activities at least 3 times per week, and have had no leg injuries in the past six months that have kept them from performing athletic activities for more than two days, and no leg injuries at all in the last two months. Testing will take place during one session in the Granata Lab and will last 60-90 minutes. Contact the Granata Lab at granata-lab-g@vt.edu or (540) 231-4294 if you are interested.

15. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON RECALL OF LOCATION-BASED TO-DO TASKS – 3rd  posting
Yao Wang, a PhD student in HCI invites you to participate in a study (IRB #15676) on how people remember and recall location-based to-do tasks. The study consists of two sessions: the first session takes no more than 20 minutes; the second session takes about 30 minutes. Both the sessions will be conducted in Usability Lab E at McBryde 133. The second session will be scheduled 3 days after the first session at your convenience. In the first session, you will be asked to remember a list of to-do tasks. Three days later, in the second session, you will be asked to come back and recall these tasks. If you are interested in this study, contact Yao yxw5167@vt.edu. 

July 5-10, 2016

1.  WEEKLY WALK-IN SERVICES IN THE GLC – updated 7/5/16

  • Career Services advising: on hiatus for the summer
  • Cook Counseling: F 1:00-5:00pm, Green Room
  • Graduate School regular hours: 8:00am-5:00pm; summer hours of 9:00am-4:00pm to begin 5/16/16
  • Immigration advising hours: MWF 1:00-5:00pm, TTh 9:00am-12:00pm; summer hours begin 5/16/16
  • Writing assistance: on hiatus for the summer

2. GLC CAFÉ
Thursday, Jul 7, 3:30-5:00pm, GLC Reading Room or West Patio (Bookstore side behind the shrubs)
The weekly GLC café is offered every Thursday when VT is open. Summer café may be on the West Patio when the weather is nice, complete with a game of cornhole or giant Jenga. Enjoy free coffee, tea and cookies and the occasional fresh lemonade or other surprises in the company of your grad student friends and colleagues. Relax, network, meet new people.

3. ICE CREAM FRIDAY
Friday, Jul 8, 2:00-2:30pm Grad School lobby
Did you scream for ice cream? Whether you did or not, ice cream will be served in the Grad School lobby or on the patio for any and every graduate student who comes by. Take a quick break, enjoy some ice cream and meet other grad students who are around this summer. Some lactose-free options will be available. Please register by Thursday 5:00pm if you are planning to attend: https://survey.vt.edu/survey/entry.jsp?id=1467741022289.

4. TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION ENROLLMENT REQUIRED – 1st posting
Starting Jul 4, 2016, many VT web-based systems will require 2-factor authentication for logging in. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do it now. Learn more at http://www.tech.it.vt.edu/2factor/.

5. VT RECREATIONAL SPORTS: SMALL GROUP TRAINING- GRIT – 2nd posting
Small group training combines group exercise with personal training. The Les Mills GRIT™ Series is a 30 minute fitness program that takes cutting edge High Intensity Interval Training and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches. Summer Session II will run July 5- August 11 on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-6:15PM in McComas Studio B. That’s 12 sessions for $100. You do NOT need to have a McComas membership to participate. Sign up today until July 12. Contact Alicia Everette ealicia7@vt.edu if you have any questions. More information and sign up at: https://www.recsports.vt.edu/content/small-group-training.

6. FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN ELIGIBILITY REMINDER – 2nd posting
You must be enrolled in at least 5 credits in the fall/spring semesters to use Federal Direct Student Loans. If you enroll for less than 5 credits, Financial Aid will not be able to process your loans. Please notify the VT financial aid office of your enrollment by emailing to finaid@vt.edu if this is the case. In addition, if your enrollment will be less than 9 credits, your loan amount will be reduced accordingly.

7. DATA SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED – 3rd posting
The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares master’s and doctoral students and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. There will be an in-person (in NYC, DC, SF) and online section from Sep 6, 2016-Oct 28, 2016. Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply. Anyone within one year of graduating from a master’s or doctoral program or who has already obtained a master’s or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome.

8. CHILD-CARE SPOTS AVAILABLE IN LITTLE HOKIE HANGOUT FOR FALL – 3rd posting
The Little Hokie Hangout child care cooperative exists as a resource to graduate student families. This fall families may enroll for more than 1 session each day, which means your children can stay longer if you need them to. Also, parents may buy out their cooperative work requirement if desired. If you want to explore options not found on the application, such as buying out a portion of your work requirement, or having a child attend 8 sessions per week, please contact Marin Riegger, child care coordinator, for assistance, childcare@vt.edu. 

9. SUMMER WAGE AND 2016-17 GA POSITION IN OFFICE OF BUDGET AND FINANCIAL PLANNING 3rd posting
The Office of Budget and Financial Planning is hiring an intern/graduate assistant with the Auxiliary budget functions of the office to assist in the budget development, monitoring, and reporting processes for the university’s budgets. Position responsibilities will provide exposure to the central financial and administrative functions of the university and offer insight into the state’s budgeting process. The ideal candidate will have an interest/focus in public budgeting, strong oral and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, experience with MS Excel, the ability to perform work of varied difficulty including the collection and analysis of complex data, and experience compiling and presenting reports. May also be involved in ad-hoc projects and other tasks. Summer hourly wage, full assistantship during academic year. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Jean Cummins at jeanc9@vt.edu.

10. RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON MENTORING THROUGH ACADEMIC JOB SEARCH – 1st posting
A PhD student at UC Riverside seeks participants to learn about the role your faculty advisor played in your efforts to secure a position. You may participate if you are a PhD student or postdoc who was on the job market during the 2015-2016 academic year and had a faculty advisor for the duration of your doctoral studies. Participants will be entered into a raffle for one of five $100 Amazon Gift Cards.* If interested, access the 15-20-minute online survey about your experiences at http://ucriverside.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6FlyALn6JGsPULb. Your responses will be anonymous, and the information you provide will inform research-based interventions to promote the well-being of individuals going through this experience. Feel free to forward this email to anyone who is eligible to participate. For more information contact Komi German at kgerm002@ucr.edu. 

12. PARENTS OF 6-9-YEAR-OLDS SOUGHT FOR RESEARCH STUDY – 1st posting
Help contribute to the understanding of how kids see emotions. Parents and legal guardians complete questionnaires and children complete in-lab tasks and computer games. Flexible, after-school, weekend, and summer hours available for this one-time, two-hour session. Parents receive up to $20 and a toy for their child. Contact Lauren at 540-231-9735 or EyeGazeEmotions@gmail.com if interested or would like more information.

13. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR RUNNING STUDY – 3rd posting
Graduate students are invited to participate in a running study conducted by the Kevin P. Granata Biomechanics Lab to investigate how the asymmetry between the left and right side of a runner’s body is affected by exhaustion from longer distances. Volunteers between ages 18-35 may participate if:  they run at least 10 miles per week; have not had an injury in the past 12 months that has kept them from running for more than 2 days, and have not had an injury within the past 2 months. Eligible subjects will run two runs: a short, two-mile run, and a long, four-mile run, spaced at least a week apart. Data collected from the study will be used to see if differences in asymmetry patterns exist in an outdoor training environment between long and short runs, and if differences in asymmetry patterns exist between males and females. Contact Mackenzie Wenrick at mackwen@vt.edu or (540) 231-4294 if you are interested in participating.

14. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR ACHILLES TAPING STUDY – 3rd posting
Graduate students are invited to participate in an Achilles taping study conducted by the Kevin P. Granata Biomechanics Lab. This study tests the effects of a specific Achilles taping technique during running and jumping tasks. Subjects will be outfitted with 3D motion capture markers in order to measure movement and loading during the tasks. Eligible subjects must be between ages 18-35, must participate in athletic activities at least 3 times per week, and have had no leg injuries in the past six months that have kept them from performing athletic activities for more than two days, and no leg injuries at all in the last two months. Testing will take place during one session in the Granata Lab and will last 60-90 minutes. Contact the Granata Lab at granata-lab-g@vt.edu or (540) 231-4294 if you are interested.

15. PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON RECALL OF LOCATION-BASED TO-DO TASKS – 3rd  posting
Yao Wang, a PhD student in HCI invites you to participate in a study (IRB #15676) on how people remember and recall location-based to-do tasks. The study consists of two sessions: the first session takes no more than 20 minutes; the second session takes about 30 minutes. Both the sessions will be conducted in Usability Lab E at McBryde 133. The second session will be scheduled 3 days after the first session at your convenience. In the first session, you will be asked to remember a list of to-do tasks. Three days later, in the second session, you will be asked to come back and recall these tasks. If you are interested in this study, contact Yao yxw5167@vt.edu.