EtCetera, the Office of Graduate Studies Academic and Professional Enrichment Series, presents workshops, lectures, and other events that support UT Arlington graduate students’ academic and career development. Successful graduate students hone their research and writing skills, confer with advisors and peers, and gather and integrate skills and tools to create their academic and professional identity. The series is intended to augment departmental and campus programming in these areas and disseminate information on graduate academic and professional resources, both in UT Arlington and beyond.



To register for a workshop, please visit the reservation page.



Managing the Time Trap – Organizational Skills (Online Format)
Time is money. Many graduate students are always under a time crunch. Do you find yourself always rushing to finish a paper or project at the last minute? In this workshop you will learn effective time management strategies that you can implement right away and instantly increase your productivity.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
1:30–3:00pm
Online via Adobe Connect



Writing in Graduate School: An Introduction
Many graduate students are unsure of the expectations for writing at the graduate level. In addition to defining general graduate school writing expectation, this workshop will review basic tenets of good academic writing and editing. Lunch provided.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
12:00–1:30pm
Davis Hall – B17



T & D PREP
This workshop will explain the importance of choosing a mentor and introduce the processes involved in successfully completing the Thesis or Dissertation. Designed for students who are early in their graduate career. Lunch provided.

Wednesday, June 28, 2011
11:30-1:00pm
Davis Hall – B17



Thesis and Dissertation Formatting
“What do you mean my dissertation isn’t formatted correctly?” Reduce the chance of hearing this statement by attending this workshop. Learn the Graduate School requirements for formatting and submitting your document electronically. You may bring a section of your thesis or dissertation if you have specific formatting questions.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
3:00-5:00pm
University Hall 004

Thursday, June 23, 2011
6:00-8:00pm
University Hall 004