Graduate Student Week is Feb. 21 to 25

The Graduate School is hosting Graduate Student Week with both in-person and virtual events from Feb. 21 to 25.  The week includes events for self-care and finding funding and closes with the Three Minute Thesis competition.

This is a great opportunity to connect with fellow graduate peers and faculty.

Monday, Feb. 21

  • Coffee and Donuts, 8:30 – 11 a.m. in Zilber Hall 205
  • Gentle Yoga and Meditation, noon to 12:45 p.m. on Zoom.
    • Carolyn Swabek is the Director of the Trinity Fellows Program at Marquette University, a graduate fellowship program that develops emerging leaders for social and economic justice. Swabek has been a student of yoga for many years and is particularly interested in the intersection between yoga and social justice and activism. She is a 200-hr registered yoga teacher, with additional training in restorative yoga, yin yoga and yoga nidra, and has been teaching regularly since 2016.

Tuesday, Feb. 22

  • Snacks and soda, noon to 3 p.m. in Zilber Hall 205

Wednesday, Feb. 23

  • Win & 707 Hub: Graduate Entrepreneurs Panel, noon to 1 p.m. virtually
    • This virtual session will highlight current and former Marquette graduate students and staff who have leveraged their graduate training and research expertise beyond academia as consultants and entrepreneurs.
    • Register online.
  • Healthy snack, 1 to 3 p.m. in Zilber Hall 205

Thursday, Feb. 24

  • Introduction to Grant Writing and Finding Funding for Graduate Students, 11 a.m. to noon virtually
  • Meet the dogs of the Graduate School, 1 to 3 p.m. in Zilber Hall 205

Friday, Feb. 25

  • Three Minute Thesis Competition, 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium
    • Watch graduate students compete and present their research in three minutes or less using one slide and no animation. There will be an array of presentations from graduate students in various disciplines competing for the coveted prize of $500. The winner will represent Marquette University in a regional Three Minute Thesis competition at the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools.
    • The fifth annual Graduate Student Teaching Excellence award winners will also be announced.
    • The event is free and open to Marquette and the community.