Graduate School News and Events

News & Events

Important Dates

Date Event
Sept 17

Creating Accessible Word Documents- 9am, Himes Hall, room 133. Visit training.lsu.edu/ to register.

Sept 18

Moodle 3 Basics & Beyond- 9am, Himes Hall, room 133. Visit training.lsu.edu/ to register.


Creating an Accessible PowerPoint Presentation- 1pm, Himes Hall, room 133. Visit training.lsu.edu/ to register.


Graduate Teaching Assistant Workshop 3- But I Have More Questions- 4pm, Allen Hall, room 139. 

Sept 19 

Moodle 3 Gradebook- 9am, Himes Hall, room 133. Visit training.lsu.edu/ to register. 

Sept 26

Creating Accessible Spreadsheets- 9am, Himes Hall, room 133. Visit training.lsu.edu/ to register.

 

Graduate School Weekly Announcements

Awards Information

  • The competition for new Economic Development Awards is on hold until further notice.
  • Travel Awards & AdComp Requests are now processed online via InfoReady.

Radius has a new URL

If you are receiving an error message when attempting to access Radius, please update your bookmarks to the new Radius URL: https://lsugrad.radiusbycampusmgmt.com 

Previously, Campus Management Support provided a redirect from the old Radius URL to this new URL.  That redirect has now ended and will result in an error message of ‘the system you are trying to access is currently offline’ if attempting to access the old URL.


Editorial Appointments for December Graduates

Starting September 17, the editor will be available for 30-minute appointments every Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon until October 16. Appointments must be made between 1 pm and 4 pm.

Students are required to bring a copy of their thesis or dissertation to their appointment. The document must be a one-sided printed copy and formatted according to Graduate School guidelines.

Please contact the Graduate School to schedule an appointment.

Phone: 225-578-2885
Email: gradetd@lsu.edu


Graduate School Events

Graduate Advisors' Fall Meeting Schedule

Date Time Location
Friday, September 27 2:00 pm 228 Coates Hall
Thursday, October 31 2:00 pm 103 Tureaud Hall
Thursday, November 21 2:00 pm 103 Tureaud Hall

Please email proposed agenda items to graddeanoffice@lsu.edu.

 

Three Minute Thesis Logo

An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present. 

Their time limit..... 3 MINUTES.


Date:
November 12-15

Place: The Digital Media Center Theater, 340
East Parker Blvd., Baton Rouge, La 70803

For details on how to enter, contact your department’s chair or graduate advisor.

www.lsu.edu/graduateschool/3mt


GTA Workshop

Graduate Teaching Assistant Workshop #3: But I Have More Questions

Date: Sept 18

Time: 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm

Location: 139 Allen Hall 

This workshop will continue building graduate teaching assistant skills in pedagogy, course design, & classroom management.
Topics include:

  • Active learning/multiple learning styles
  • Addressing academic misconduct & difficult classroom interactions
  • Planning, assessment, and feedback

RSVP at  https://tinyurl.com/y6ccvx44 

Free registration (Includes dinner) / Attendance at workshops 1 & 2 not required

 

LSU Libraries Workshops

Literature Reviews 101

Date: Tues, September 24 

Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Location: 230-A Middleton Library

How do I find review articles? How do I keep my notes organized? How do I evaluate my sources? How should I format my literature review? Learn the tips and tricks to writing literature reviews in this workshop!

Registration Link: lsu.libcal.com

Simmons Insights: Locate Data for Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations Campaigns

Date: Wed, September 25

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Location: 135 Journalism Building

Simmons data includes consumer demographics, consumer psychographics and buying and media habits of U.S. adult consumers. .Attendees will learn how to use the new Smart Search function to locate variables and build segments, as well as how to create Quick Reports and interpret Crosstabs.

Registration Link: lsu.libcal.com/

Zotero Citation Management Workshop

Date: Wed, October 2 

Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Location: RIS Conference Room (141-A1) Middleton Library

Get started with reference and citation management using Zotero, a free citation management tool accessible from multiple browsers. In this workshop, you will learn how to set up and add items to your Zotero Library and how to use it to create in-text citations and bibliographies. Please bring your laptop.

Registration Link: lsu.libcal.com/

Please contact Rebecca Kelley at rkell25@lsu.edu with questions or suggestions for future workshop topics.


Faculty Technology Center Workshops

Creating Accessible Word Documents

Date: Tues, September 17

Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Location: 133 Himes Hall

In this workshop, participants will gain a basic understanding of the structure and elements that are required to create an accessible Word Document, as well as how to run the Microsoft Accessibility Checker on the document. This demonstration style class is taught using Microsoft office 2016 on Windows. The concepts apply to most current versions of Office on both Mac and Windows although he menus and toolbars may vary significantly.

Registration Link: training.lsu.edu

Creating an Accessible Power Point Presentation

Date: Wed, September 18 

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Location: 133 Himes Hall

In this workshop, participants will gain a basic understanding of the structure and elements that are required to create an accessible Power Point Presentation, as well as how to run the Microsoft Accessibility Checker on the presentation. This demonstration style class is taught using Microsoft office 2016 on Windows. The concepts apply to most current versions of Office on both Mac and Windows although he menus and toolbars may vary significantly.

Registration Link: training.lsu.edu

Moodle 3
Basics and Beyond

Date: Wed, September 18 

Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Location: 133 Himes Hall

The goal of the Moodle 3 - Basics and Beyond workshop is to provide first-time Moodle users with a basic understanding of the structure and functionality of Moodle as well as the available activities and resources that instructors can utilize within their course. If you are looking for a more in-depth exploration of the activities or want to know how to integrate them into your specific course, please request an appointment with one of the staff members in the FTC by calling 578-3375 (option 2).

Registration Link: training.lsu.edu


 

Moodle 3
Gradebook

Date: Thurs, September 19 

Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Location: 133 Himes Hall

The LSU Moodle gradebook is customized for LSU users. There are many features that allow instructors to track students’ performance efficiently. In this workshop, participants will learn how to setup a new gradebook.

Registration Link: training.lsu.edu

Creating Accessible
Spreadsheets

Date: Thurs, September 26 

Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Location: 133 Himes Hall

In this workshop, participants will gain a basic understanding of the structure and elements that are required to create an accessible spreadsheets, as well as how to run the Microsoft Accessibility Checker on the spreadsheet. This demonstration style class is taught using Microsoft office 2016 on Windows. The concepts apply to most current versions of Office on both Mac and Windows although he menus and toolbars may vary significantly.

Registration Link: training.lsu.edu

Creating and Administering Online Surveys Using Qualtrics

Date: Tues, October 29

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Location: 133 Himes Hall

Qualtrics is a web-based survey software tool that offers a wide array of question types, a well-designed survey development interface, and a powerful reporting engine. The Qualtrics Insight Platform is available for LSU faculty, staff, and students. In this hands-on workshop, attendees will be given an overview of Qualtrics, along with tips and best practices of survey creation and administration.

Prior to the workshop please visit http://lsu.qualtrics.com and login with your LSU credentials.

Registration Link: training.lsu.edu


Available Graduate Assistantships


Submissions should relate to academic news and events only and be of broad general interest to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Open assistantship postings should be submitted as a remediated PDF. Publication of submissions is at the discretion of the editors and the Graduate School Dean. Please send graduate-level events of interest to gradcom@lsu.edu by the preceding Thursday at noon.