Graduate Education Week 2013, March 25-29

Graduate students and members of the Virginia Tech community are invited to participate in Graduate Education Week events from March 25 through March 29. Workshops, research symposium, student contests, photo and art display, and a variety of social events mark the 13th annual Graduate Education Week.

For a full description and schedule of events, visit our GEW 2013 website.

Sponsored by the Graduate School, Graduate Education Week (GEW) is celebrated annually during the last full week of March to:

  • highlight the importance of graduate education
  • increase the university community’s awareness of the contributions of graduate students to teaching, research and service
  • and enhance the graduate student experience through personal and professional development programs and social and celebratory events.

Graduate Student Climate Survey

It is a priority for the Graduate School, Division of Student Affairs, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to ensure an affirming climate for graduate students enrolled at the Blacksburg campus. Graduate students are invited to participate in this survey regarding perceptions of campus climate.

Feedback is especially important. The survey should take approximately 20 minutes. Note that individual responses cannot be linked to names or emails and all responses will be confidential. The survey closes at midnight March 22. The answers provided will be invaluable to the graduate student community. 

If you have any questions, contact Graduate Representative to the Board of Visitors Robyn Jones.

Graduate Education Week 2013, March 25-29

Graduate students and members of the Virginia Tech community are invited to participate in Graduate Education Week events from March 25 through March 29. Workshops, research symposium, student contests, photo and art display, and a variety of social events mark the 13th annual Graduate Education Week.

For a full description and schedule of events, visit our GEW 2013 website.

Sponsored by the Graduate School, Graduate Education Week (GEW) is celebrated annually during the last full week of March to:

  • highlight the importance of graduate education
  • increase the university community’s awareness of the contributions of graduate students to teaching, research and service
  • and enhance the graduate student experience through personal and professional development programs and social and celebratory events.

Graduate Student Climate Survey

It is a priority for the Graduate School, Division of Student Affairs, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to ensure an affirming climate for graduate students enrolled at the Blacksburg campus. Graduate students are invited to participate in this survey regarding perceptions of campus climate.

Feedback is especially important. The survey should take approximately 20 minutes. Note that individual responses cannot be linked to names or emails and all responses will be confidential. The survey closes at midnight March 22. The answers provided will be invaluable to the graduate student community. 

If you have any questions, contact Graduate Representative to the Board of Visitors Robyn Jones.

Virtual GLC Café Series: ETD Review Checklist

Graduate School staff will discuss  what we check for when reviewing  your ETD.
 
When:      3/21/13 @ 12:30 –  2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu 

(meet near the Hokie Bird)
The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an

account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Virtual GLC Café Series: ETD Review Checklist

Graduate School staff will discuss  what we check for when reviewing  your ETD.
 
When:      3/21/13 @ 12:30 –  2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu 

(meet near the Hokie Bird)
The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an

account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Virtual GLC Café Series: Spring Wrap-Ups

Graduate School staff will discuss  tips to wrap up the semester on a high note.
 
When:      3/7/13  @ 12:30 –  2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu 

(meet near the Hokie Bird)

The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an

account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Virtual GLC Café Series: Spring Wrap-Ups

Graduate School staff will discuss  tips to wrap up the semester on a high note.
 
When:      3/7/13  @ 12:30 –  2:00

Where: Lobby  in the Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC) http://virtual.glc.vt.edu 

(meet near the Hokie Bird)

The  Virtual Graduate Life Center (vGLC), is an environment where you can create an

account and attend various events  from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access http://virtual.glc.vt.edu/. Please take the time now to review the links below in reference to downloading the appropriate software and creating an account prior to logging into the vGLC.
 In order to use the vGLC for the first time, please follow these basic instructions below:
1.     In a web browser, go to: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/wifi
2.     Click the CREATE ACCOUNT link at the top right of the webpage
  • Enter VT email
  • Enter name
  • Enter password
  • Select avatar type
  • Select Create
 3.     Download Imprudence Software 1.4.0-beta-2 Windows
or 1.4.0-beta-2 Mac (Intel)
 4. Open/Start Imprudence Viewer/Icon (purple hand)
  • Go to grid manager
  • Click the Add New Grid button below the Select a Grid menu box
  • In the Grid text box, type: virtual_glc 
  • In the Grid Name text box, type: Virtual GLC
  • In the Login URI text box, type: http://openlife01.cc.vt.edu:9500/
  • Select OK
Day of Event :
Login to Imprudence
Meet in the Virtual GLC Lobby, next to the Hokie Bird
Please make sure you read the instructions: 
https://scholar.vt.edu/access/content/group/openlife/doc/OL_vGLC.pdf
Questions regarding the vGLC should be directed to Marija Telbis-Forster mtelbisf@vt.edu or Jodi Cromer jodilynn@vt.edu

Graduate Education Week 2013, March 25-29

Graduate students and members of the Virginia Tech community are invited to participate in Graduate Education Week events from March 25 through March 29. Workshops, research symposium, student contests, photo and art display, and a variety of social events mark the 13th annual Graduate Education Week.

For a full description and schedule of events, visit our GEW 2013 website.

Sponsored by the Graduate School, Graduate Education Week (GEW) is celebrated annually during the last full week of March to:

  • highlight the importance of graduate education
  • increase the university community’s awareness of the contributions of graduate students to teaching, research and service
  • and enhance the graduate student experience through personal and professional development programs and social and celebratory events.




Graduate Education Week 2013, March 25-29

Graduate students and members of the Virginia Tech community are invited to participate in Graduate Education Week events from March 25 through March 29. Workshops, research symposium, student contests, photo and art display, and a variety of social events mark the 13th annual Graduate Education Week.

For a full description and schedule of events, visit our GEW 2013 website.

Sponsored by the Graduate School, Graduate Education Week (GEW) is celebrated annually during the last full week of March to:

  • highlight the importance of graduate education
  • increase the university community’s awareness of the contributions of graduate students to teaching, research and service
  • and enhance the graduate student experience through personal and professional development programs and social and celebratory events.