Upcoming Events at Brown University

AY 2013-2014 Professional Development and Social Events

OGPS & CareerLAB Welcome Guest Speaker Doug Kalish, PhD
Date: Wednesday, October 7
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Location: Science Center, Science Library, 3rd Floor, Room 315

We are excited to be welcoming Doug Kalish, PhD, a scholar turned educator and entrepreneur who has had a multitude of career turns since earning his PhD in Biology from Harvard. He will be talking about how to apply your skills and networks to find the right job for you. More details about Doug can be found at his website. Take his personality assessment before you come and brign the results!

Grantsmanship I: The Fundamentals of Grant Writing 
Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
 Smith-Buonanno Room 201, 95 Cushing Street 

This workshop will present the fundamentals of grant writing, including identifying priorities & avoiding pitfalls when applying for the NIH’s project grants. Presented by Dean Elizabeth O. Harrington, PhD, it is open to all BioMed graduate students, postdocs, and faculty. Register here

Graduate Career Options Conference (GradCON) 2015
Date: Saturday, November 14
Time: 9:15 AM - 5:15 PM
Location: Brown Campus

At GradCON, you can explore many career fields, including business, government and the non-profit sector. GradCON will feature:

  • Graduate alumni from a variety of career fields
  • Panel discussions for master’s and doctoral students
  • Networking events

Don't miss this informative event!

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Postdoc Outing to PPAC: "The Book of Mormon"
Date: Thursday, November 19
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St, Providence
Cost: $53.50 per ticket

On behalf of Brown postdocs, we have obtained a group of discounted orchestra level tickets for the Thursday, November 19 showing of "The Book of Mormon!" You’ll pay only $53.50 per ticket to join other members of the Brown postdoc community for a night at the theater. Guests are welcome. Please contact to purchase your tickets.


Check back here for more conferences to be posted soon!

Note: If there is inclement weather and the University is closed, any event listed will be cancelled, and possibly rescheduled at a later date. Call the Brown Snow Line at 863-3111 for further information, or listen to local school closings.