learning / mentoring / planning / reflecting / writing

Alumni Tips

Today we had our first alumni panel come to chat about their experiences in the MAIS program. Katy Anderson and Cesar Rangel shared challenges and tips! Common Difficulties Getting focused & getting the title IRB takes forever! Dealing with multiple languages When courses don’t connect with thesis Getting feedback from multiple reviewers (too many cooks … Continue reading

researching / revising / writing

What are we working on this quarter?

Here are the exciting theses/projects in the works in MAIS! Margaret – Project (Wtr 15) All that is remembered joins Self-identity and diary writing; how identity is created with an audience. Fictionalizing an account as a respondent to a diary writing. Emily – Thesis (Spr 14) Cultural changes and woman authorship 1st generation of women authors & … Continue reading

conference / learning / mentoring / presenting / workshops / writing

Proposal Writing Workshop

Planning to apply to a conference? Come to Proposal Writing Workshop on Friday, February 21, 2014 from 5-7 pm in the Diversity Resource Center (WCG104). Amy Whitcomb (TLC) and Riki Thompson (MAIS) will guide you through the steps of putting together a 250 word conference proposal. –If you already have a draft, please bring a hard copy to work on … Continue reading

mentoring / planning / researching

Graduate Workshop on IRB

Calling all grad students who are doing research with human subjects! What are Human Subjects? Will your research involve “a living individual about whom an investigator conducting research obtains: data through intervention or interaction with the individual, or identifiable private information”? If “yes,” then you will likely need IRB review. See the federal definitions of Human Subjects … Continue reading