Attend the Brave Blue World Screening and Panel Discussion, June 14

Posted by on Jun 8, 2021 in Events, Graduate Students, Students | 0 comments

Brave Blue World screening flyer.Join a private screening of Matt Damon’s new documentary “Brave Blue World.” The film examines how new technologies and innovations can create a sustainable water future. After the screening, experts from the film will be present to answer your questions!

Brave Blue World Screening and Panel Discussion
Monday, June 14, 2021
6–8 p.m.
Register to receive the link to join this free event

Watch the trailer.

This special film screening is sponsored by the TriU Engineering partnership between the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University and is made possible with support from the Arizona Water Association and the Water Environment Federation.

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Attend the Advice from Industry Professionals Series, Wednesdays June 9–August 4

Posted by on Jun 8, 2021 in Career, Graduate Students, Incoming students, International Students, Students, Transfer Students | 0 comments

This summer, the Fulton Schools of Engineering Career Center is again hosting the popular “Advice from Industry Professionals” speaker series. These LIVE weekly sessions are moderated talks with a hiring manager, recruiter, or senior industry professional on the subject of “What should students do to get the jobs that they want?”

Our speakers, representing key employers, provide very direct, actionable advice for our students. We welcome students at all levels, including incoming students, to attend and ask questions! More details can be found on Handshake.

This event series is held weekly on Wednesdays from 3–4 p.m. Arizona Time. Join us for the following sessions on Zoom (same link for all sessions).

Advice from Industry Professionals: NXP Semiconductors
Presented by Jannine Prokop, NXP Semiconductors Chief of Staff, System and Board Solutions

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
3–4 p.m. Arizona Time
Join on Zoom — all sessions have the same Zoom link (same link for all sessions)

Jannine Prokop is an exceptional visionary. She is successful in developing and institutionalizing high-impact change management and PMO methodologies based on best practices. Her impactful leadership stems from her diverse experience including factory startups, ERP implementations, infrastructure migrations, and M&A integrations. Jannine has more than 25 years of project management experience across multiple disciplines, including information technology, manufacturing, and R&D in the high-tech industry. She earned her PMP and SAFe 4 Practitioner and Product Owner certifications. Jannine Prokop excels at driving the acceptance, adoption, and institutionalization of the New. Her growth mindset and passion for servant leadership, has inspired her high-performance organizations to embrace change and bring others along through implementing effective communication, training, analytics, and individualized support. Jannine’s craft is to mentor people and teams through their growth, encouraging them to step into their own greatest self.

Upcoming sessions

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ASU Counseling Services available all day, every day of the year

Posted by on May 26, 2021 in Graduate Students, International Students, Resources, Students, Transfer Students |

ASU Counseling Services is now available to any student, anywhere in the world, at any time, day or night.

ASU Counseling Services’ expansion to a 24/7, 365-days-a-year global service is thanks to the addition of Open Call and Open Chat. While students are still welcome to drop into any of the physical locations during regular business hours for same-day services, Open Call and Open Chat function as additional options to access the same level of care and expertise, wherever and whenever they need it.

Available in six languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Korean and Spanish, Open Call and Open Chat can be accessed through the MySSP @ASU website, by downloading the MySSP app or by calling 877-258-7429. ASU Counseling Services and MySSP are connected in an intentional, ongoing way to ensure students have streamlined and coordinated services, whether they are accessing care in-person or remotely.

Learn more about this service for students

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Learn about great Tempe companies and get matched with jobs, May 18

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in Career, Events, Graduate Students, Opportunities, Students |

Looking for a job in Tempe? Learn about great companies and current openings at our next Tempe Virtual Job Fair on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Get your resume posted and matched with specific job opportunities. All events are free and approximately 12 companies will present current hiring opportunities at each one.

Tempe Virtual Job Fair
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
9–11 a.m.
Learn more on Handshake

Benefits to jobseekers include:

  • Learning about local companies and current openings directly from hiring managers/recruiters.
  • Getting matched to specific openings with great Tempe companies through our partnership with Career Connectors, PipelineAZ, ARIZONA@WORK Maricopa County, and BestCompaniesAZ.
  • Direct contact and potential interviews from employers for up to 30 days after the event through Pipeline AZ’s platform and services FREE.



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Essential reading: Books to expand your perspective

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in Features, Fulton Schools, Graduate Students, International Students, Resources, Spirit and Traditions, Students, Transfer Students |

This 2021 edition of Essential Reading marks a decade of annual book recommendations to students from Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering faculty and staff members.

Once again, they’ve chosen books that can help guide students on their journeys through college and into careers or provide valuable insights into intriguing and important topics.

Others recommend books offering astute perspectives on society, education, the human condition and life’s many challenges. Some select books that are simply entertaining diversions from the daily grind.

Find your next book.

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Apply for a postdoc fellowship in Saudi Arabia

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Graduate Students, Opportunities |

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) has several Postdoc Fellowship openings for distinguished candidates who have obtained their PhD degrees recently, preferably within the last 2-3 years.

Learn more about the various Interdisciplinary Research Centers (IRCs) where the candidates will continue their research and the sub-areas of work in the IRCs.

Learn more about the fellowship.

If you’re interested and have an excellent research/academic record, fill out the form and send credentials, including a detailed CV (with contact information), scholarly work and publications, degree certificates, etc., to

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Apply for a summer opportunity for female graduate students and postdocs at the University of Illinois by May 1

Posted by on Apr 27, 2021 in Graduate Students |

Are you a female graduate student or postdoc planning to apply for STEM faculty positions? Consider applying to be a participant in the SPARK (Strategic Preparation for Academic Resilience and Know-how) Faculty program! As a participant, you will:

  • Join a cohort of other highly motivated people interested in academic positions
  • Provide and receive meaningful feedback to improve your application materials
  • Prepare yourself for the next academic job market cycle

The summer boot camp will include seminars about aspects of the application process, as well as peer group meetings to develop and review your application materials.

Apply by May 1, 2021, to be considered for the Summer 2021 cohort. Learn more and apply!

Questions? Contact


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Take action during Sexual Assault Awareness Month at ASU including Denim Day on April 14

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in Events, Graduate Students, International Students, Students |

Consent and Beyond - ASU Sexual Assault Awareness MonthApril is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and ASU has several opportunities for you to be part of a university-wide effort to prevent sexual violence. We each have a responsibility to create a caring and inclusive learning environment where violence is not normalized or tolerated. During the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, we need to remain committed to creating safe physical and digital spaces so that all individuals can thrive.  As always, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the reporting process/options and campus resources.

Here are some ways you can take action:

  • Review the SAAM Webpage to see an overview of the month, and learn more about resources, poster series, and events. Reach out to if you would like to offer extra credit for an event.
  • Use the materials below, or the Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April 2021) Shared Drive in order to access flyers, social media graphics, and Zoom backgrounds.
  • Support survivors and participate in Denim Day on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 by following five easy steps on the ASU Denim Day website.
  • Share the slides on your Canvas page, in a class or electronically.
  • Share the flyer and email about the Sun Devil Support Network to any students. Attend the Sun Devil Support Network for staff training beginning Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

You can also view the 2021 ASU SAAM Changing the Culture of Violence slides, download SAAM and Denim Day Zoom backgrounds and download the SAAM calendar and flyers.

Thank you for your support, and please feel free to reach out to if you have any questions.

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Celebrate our Fulton Schools finalists at the Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Awards, April 9

Posted by on Apr 5, 2021 in Events, Faculty, Fulton Schools, Graduate Students, Students |

The Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Awards highlight action-forward, socially impactful research conducted by graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at ASU. The 2021 celebration will be hosted virtually on Friday, April 9, 2021, and feature a faculty panel and scholarly presentations throughout the day in four sessions, culminating in the awards presentation at 4 p.m. with keynote speaker Ronald Benghetto, professor and Pinnacle West Presidential Chair with Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. You can register for individual sessions via the registration link below.

This year several graduate students and postdocs, including three from the Fulton Schools community, will be presenting their work throughout the day.  They are:

  • Akshay Kumar Dileep, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering: “Early Detection of At-Risk Students in a Calculus Course”
  • Man Luo, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering: “Semantic Information Retrieval in Biomedical Domain”
  • Marzieh Bitaab, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering: “Detecting Scam Websites at Scale”

Enrique Vivoni, Associate Dean of the Graduate College and professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment and the School of Earth and Space Exploration will take part in the faculty panel at noon.

To support them, register for their sessions and the awards presentation at 4 p.m. this Friday!

Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Awards
Friday, April 9, 2021
10 a.m.–5 p.m.: Sign up for individual sessions throughout the day
Register today!


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Graduate students: Sign up for Preparing Future Faculty courses this fall!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2021 in Graduate Students |

The Graduate College has been helping ASU graduate students be more competitive for distinctive career paths by offering seminars based on the nationally renowned Preparing Future Faculty program for more than 30 years.

The newly designed PFx fall seminars help graduate students and postdocs build career readiness confidence and develop mentoring communities. Second-year+ master’s students and third-year+ doctoral students are encouraged to register.

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