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UC Davis Postdoc Union and PSA Career Panel

November 7, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Are you looking for a job? Wondering what it takes to make the transition to a permanent position in industry, academia, or science communications? If so join us on November 7th 6:30-8:30 pm for a postdoc career panel, co-hosted by UAW 5810 and the PSA. Panelists (some of whom are former UC postdocs) will share their experience and insights and answer your questions. Light refreshments will be provided

When: Tuesday, November 7, 6:30-8:30 pm
Where: Everson Hall 176 (

Applying for Teaching Jobs at California Community Colleges

November 2, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Working on applications for teaching positions at community college level, Faculty panel registry for California Community College (CCC). The Andrews Conference Room is a short walk from the parking structure. Enter the Social Sciences & Humanities Building through the Letters & Sciences Deans’ Office entrance (arch and glass doors). Stairs and elevator are located just inside; proceed to second floor. Andrews is on the right side of the hall, 2203 SS&H.

Light refreshments will be provided

svAWIS Open House 2017

October 11, 5:30pm to 8:00pm

The Association for Women in Science champions the interests of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics across all disciplines and employment sectors. Working for positive system transformation, AWIS strives to ensure that all women in these fields can achieve their full potential.

AWIS NCC Annual Picnic

August 12, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

The Northern California Chapters of AWIS (East Bay, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Sacramento) invite you to our annual summer potluck picnic on Saturday, August 12th.

Come join us for a casual get together and great food at the Northern California Chapters Annual Summer Picnic. This is a great opportunity to network with scientists from the Bay Area to Sacramento Valley while enjoying the beautiful park.


Lightning Learning: Teaching Demos and Reflective Practice

September 13, 10:00am to 11:50am

Whether you’ve attended every workshop or you’ve yet to join us, you are cordially invited to attend our final workshop of the series to observe and participate in our LIGHTNING LEARNING LESSON demonstrations as well as further discuss reflective practice in the service of improving student learning! Those brave folks who have chosen to do a teaching demonstration for their capstone project will be performing a short and sweet lesson for an audience of their peers in order to show what they've learned about scholarly teaching and learner-centered practice.

CEE Graduate Student Workshop: Tapping Into Student Metacognition and Establishing a Reflective Practice

July 13, 10:00am to 11:50am

Fundamental to the learning process is the ability to problem solve and assess course material. Yet, strategies for fostering critical engagement are often left up to students to discover on their own. In this workshop, participants will discuss the importance of metacognition, or thinking about how one processes information, in student learning. They will also assess the relevance of incorporating reflective practice into student activities and instructional practice.

CEE Graduate Student Workshop: Negotiating Power in the Classroom

July 20, 10:00am to September 20, 11:50am

In the preface to the book Education and Power, Michael W. Apple asks “[w]ho ultimately gains the most from the ways our schools, and the curriculum and teaching practices within them, are organized?” This workshop will attend to this question by discussing how the intersecting identities and experiences of students and teachers affect the content of a course, and how you can plan a class in order to mitigate harmful and inefficient hierarchical teaching practices and strive for a universally accessible and functionally inclusive classroom.


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