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We are the primary representative, administrative, and service organization for the graduate students at the University of Iowa. Want to get involved? Email us at grad-senate@uiowa.edu.

Funding

Conference presentation awards and other support across campus

Dr. James F. Jakobsen

2021 Jakobsen Conference

The Jakobsen Committee and the Graduate Student Senate want to sincerely thank all the students who participated in the 2021 Jakobsen Conference on April 29 and our invited alumni speakers for sharing your time with us and making this virtual conference a reality. We look forward to seeing you all for the 2022 Jakobsen Conference, which we hope can resume in an in-person format.

The 2021 conference winners are as follows:

1st Place ($700 Prize)
James Grace
"Poly[N,N'-(phenylamine)disulfides] Derivatives: Unique Colorful Polymers for Chemical Detection"

2nd Place ($500 Prize)
Hannah Molitor
"Waste Not: Using Microalgae to Treat Waste"

3rd Place ($300 Prize)
Mackenzie Spicer
"Drinking Your Way to Dementia?: Determining How Alcohol Abuse May Accelerate Alzheimer's"

Honorable Mentions ($100 Prize)
Hana-May Eadeh
Krishna M. Nukala

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Managing the Market: Curriculum Vitae

Monday, July 26, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on CVs with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series
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Managing the Market: Cover Letter

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on cover letters with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series
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Managing the Market: Teaching Statement

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on teaching statements with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series
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