Our office hosts a variety of workshops to help you achieve success. We do our best to schedule our workshops around relevant events and deadlines to help students prepare. 

Visit this page or check your NMU email (current graduate students) for updates. 


    Upcoming Workshops


    Previous Workshops: 

    • Applying to Graduate School Workshop

    March 29, 2019

               West Science 2904 3PM​​​​​​

    NMU's Graduate Admissions Counselor will talk about timelines, tips, and preparation for applying to graduate programs at NMU and elsewhere. Bring your questions! 


    • Thesis Workshop

    February 28, 2019

    Learn about thesis sections, formatting, and submission. This workshop discusses thesis requirements for all disciplines and for students at all levels of thesis completion.

               View the powerpoint


    • How to Present Research Workshop

              January 22, 2019 

    This workshop focuses on tips and tricks to presenting in front of crowds. It focuses on students who are presenting research. Students who are participating in the Three Minute Thesis Competition or the Celebration of student Scholarship are encouraged to attend. 

               View the Slides for Celebration

               View the Slides for 3MT


    • Excellence in Education Workshop

              January 23, 2019 

    Learn about how to apply and succeed at the Excellence in Education Award. Excellence in Education provides NMU graduate students with $1500 and 1 credit of tuition to work on their research. 

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    • Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Workshop

    Learn about this spring's biggest graduate event. 3MT is an international competition for graduate students to present their research. This first workshop will inform participants about the competition. Prospective graduate and graduate students at all stages are invited! 

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    • How to Apply to Graduate School

    Join the Graduate Education and Research Office for an informative workshop that will introduce you to graduate school admissions requirements and processes. We will discuss NMU graduate admissions requirements in addition to things you can expect from any graduate school.

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      • Graduate Thesis Workshop

      Learn about thesis processes and available resources. Presented by the Dean of Graduate Education and Research.

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      • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

                Kirstin Beck from the Grants and Contracts Office presents information and tips about applying to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. 

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      • Research Compliance Workshop

      Join student researchers from across the university to learn about research ethics and compliance. This workshop was co-presented by the Grants and Contracts Office and Graduate Education and Research.  
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