Graduate Education Events
The Graduate School will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. Thanksgiving Break for students begins on Monday, November 20 and ends on Friday, November 24. Classes will resume on Monday, November 27.
Student volunteers with the Campus Kitchen at the University of Georgia hope to deliver groceries for Thanksgiving meals to 230 families and prepared meals to another 150 homebound individuals during the 2017 Turkeypalooza, scheduled for Nov. 17-20. Campus Kitchen and the Athens Community Council on Aging will collect canned food, boxed ingredients, and potatoes for the event, which is part of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia Hunger Bowl. Volunteer opportunities can be found at engage.uga.edu.
The Graduate School will host a workshop entitled, Transferable Skills: Identifying Competencies for your Job Search, on Wed., Nov. 15 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in 250 Miller Learning Center. The workshop will focus on identifying your transferable skills or competencies, and writing PAR – problem, action, results – statements to make those skills more recognizable when writing cover letters and resumes and in job interviews. Registration is available here.
Wided Najahi-Missaoui, MS, PharmD is the first recipient of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering s Women in Pharma scholarship. The award was launched in 2016 for students at UGA. Wided is a fifth-year-doctoral student in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences. Her research investigates nanoparticulate drug delivery systems such as liposomes to target therapies for prostate and breast cancer.