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Dissertation Boot Camp

Hume's Dissertation Boot Camp will accelerate your progress on a dissertation, master's thesis, or other graduate writing assignment.  It is designed to be a space that provides minimal distraction, a writing regimen/routine, peer motivation, and access to writing consultants. It equips you with writing productivity strategies and techniques that are of use beyond grad school. Boot camps are offered in 3-4 hour writing sessions on weekdays every quarter, including the summer.

Sign up for morning, early morning or evening boot camps. Registration is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Show up ready to write: Snacks and supplies are provided.

Last modified 08/06/2014

ArtsUpdate Student Newsletter

Stay up to date with arts related events and opportunities at Stanford through this weekly student-focused digest. Through this newsletter, you will hear about events and activities, as well as grants, fellowships, and internships. 

Last modified 03/31/2017

TA Support

Being a graduate TA can be a challenging yet deeply rewarding experience. Explore the resources available through the Teaching Commons website to help you develop your expertise as a teaching assistant. From workshops and trainings to a collection of TA positions available on campus, the Teaching Commons will provide you with everything you need to become a strong and effective TA during your time in graduate school. 

Last modified 08/30/2016

Choosing a Research Topic

This article from the Chronicle of Higher Education discusses and offers advice on how to choose a dissertation topic that is compelling, manageable, and worthwhile. Although it is written for scientists, this article provides valuable insights that are applicable to other fields. Also available via the Tomorrow's Professor Mailing List.

Last modified 11/28/2016

Hume Speaking Workshops

Hume has some general speaking skills workshops for graduate students from all disciplines and degree programs. Drop-in Vocal Yoga is a weekly voice workshop to get your voice in shape. Thursday English Advising (T.E.A.) is casual conversation for graduate and undergraduate non-native speakers of English, with sessions guided by oral communication and writing tutors.

Last modified 08/11/2014

Research Centers

Interested in other research that's happening at Stanford outside of your home department? Several independent labs, institutes, and centers engage faculty and students from across the university. Here's an alphabetical list of all of the research centers at Stanford.

Last modified 04/09/2017

Social Science Data and Software

Situated within Stanford University Libraries, Social Science Data and Software (SSDS) provides services to Stanford faculty, staff, and students with the acquisition, curation, and preservation of social science data. Additionally, the group provides support in selecting and using both quantitative and qualitative analysis software. Part of the Social Sciences Resource Center (SSRC), located in the Green Library Bing Wing, SSDS will help you with all of your social science data needs. 

Last modified 08/31/2016

Leadership & Management Courses

Many Stanford courses welcome graduate students from a variety of departments and programs. This list of current courses from Explore Courses appears to align with the Leadership & Management domain of the GPD Framework and to be of interest to grad students broadly. Explore the list to find courses of interest to you and be sure to note any restrictions or pre-requisites.

Last modified 11/26/2014

Design for Extreme Affordability

Want to design products and services that change the lives of the world's poorest citizens? Design for Extreme Affordability is a two-quarter, multidisciplinary, project-based course where student teams work directly with partners to devise effective yet very low-cost solutions to problems. Open to students from all Stanford schools. Officially listed as ME206a-b/OIT333-33.Enrollment is capped at 40 and is by application only. Co-sponsored by the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, the Graduate School of Business and the School of Mechanical Engineering.

Last modified 08/13/2014

Free Statistical Consulting

Do you have questions regarding statistical analyses of your work? Unsure of which test to use or how to interpret results? The Stanford Department of Statistics offers a free drop-in consulting service for members of the Stanford community. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to have your statistics reviewed by an expert! 

Last modified 02/05/2018