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Introduction to SAS Programming

March 3, 2015

Introduction to SAS Programming: March 3, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, CLICC Classroom C (320 Powell), sign up here .
This is a hands-on workshop designed to introduce the basics of SAS programming.  Focus will be on writing data steps to prepare data for analysis.
Note:  Non-UCLA researchers may attend this workshop only if space is available for all interested UCLA researchers.  There is no online component to this workshop, and this workshop will not be recorded.

Teaching and Writing: What Teachers & TAs Need to Know

February 26, 2015

Bruce Beiderwell, Director, UCLA Writing Programs
Marilyn Gray, Director, Graduate Writing Center

Grammar & Punctuation Workshop

February 20, 2015

Rebrecca Hill, English
What is the difference between "who" and "whom"? When should I use active or passive voice?  When should/shouldn't I use a comma?  Designed for both native and non-native speakers of English, this workshop will review sentence structure, punctuation, restrictive/non-restrictive clauses, dangling and misplaced modifiers, pronoun case, relative pronoun use, noun/verb agreement, and passive/active voice. Participants will practice editing for grammatical accuracy in addition to discussing methods and resources for self-correction.

Public Speaking Workshop

February 12, 2015
Facilitator: Royal
This experiential seminar will explore different aspects of public speaking. Participants will learn theories and techniques to deliver amazing speeches and then practice them. We will touch on various aspects of speech delivery including body language and speech content. No prior experience is necessary but participation by every individual is required. We operate under the premise that “it’s always better after your first time.”

Public Speaking Workshop

January 27, 2015
Presenter: Steve Yu, MBA, Controller, UCLA Law School, President, Bruin Toastmasters

The Art of Writing the Literature Review

January 22, 2015

The Art of Writing the Literature Review
Stacey Meeker, Information Studies
This workshop will cover strategies and best practices for writing a literature review, including note-taking strategies, writing process issues, and common organizational patterns. The workshop focus will be on literature reviews for original research projects but will be generally helpful for all literature reviews.

Academic Writing Skills Workshop for ESL Graduate Students

January 16, 2015

Academic Writing Skills Workshop for ESL Graduate Students
Alexandra Verini, English
In this interactive workshop, ESL graduate students will learn skills and strategies to build their fluency, accuracy, and comprehensibility in English academic writing. In addition, we will discuss useful on-campus, online, and print resources that will help students to work independently to improve their writing. There will also be time for questions and answers about ESL writing issues and concerns. 

WEBINARS: ASPPH Fellowship Opportunities for 2015

December 9, 2014

ASPPH will host two live webinars on Tues., Dec. 9, 2014 from 1PM–2PM Eastern and on Thurs., Dec. 11, 2014 from 11AM-12PM Eastern, entitled “ASPPH Fellowship Opportunities for 2015,” which will provide information about upcoming fellowship opportunities available through ASPPH in 2015.

Essentials of Time Management for Graduate Students

November 19, 2014

A Wednesday Wellness Workshop, Facilitated by Counseling and Psychological Services

Date: Wednesday, November 19th

Time: 5-6pm

Location: Student Activities Center, Conference Room 4 (basement level)


Valerie A. Shepard, Ph.D.

Program Manager, UCLA Graduate Student Resource Center

B11 Student Activities Center

(310) 267-5241


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