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Graduate School Events

September 29, 2020

Kiernan Mathews

Future Professoriate Program Kickoff with guest speaker Kiernan Mathews

September 29, 2020 at 3:30pm4:45pm EDT


Glenn Wright will provide an overview of the Future Professoriate Program, answer FPP-related questions, and introduce featured speaker Kiernan Mathews. Dr. Mathews is Executive Director and PI with…

October 1, 2020

Jaime Weisberg standing

A Strengths-Based Approach to Resilience: Connected: Relationships = Resilience (2 of 3)

October 1, 2020 at 12:30pm1:45pm EDT


With the quality of our relationships being the single biggest predictor of human happiness, it makes sense that strong relationships buffer us from stress and boost our resilience. In this session…

Leading Effective Classroom Discussion? Questions Are the Answer

October 1, 2020 at 5:00pm6:15pm EDT


One of the critical features of an active learning environment revolves around students having opportunities to engage in productive classroom discussions about important concepts. Classroom…

October 8, 2020

Jamie Weisberg

The Positive Advantage: Engaging the benefits of optimism & positive emotion (3 of 3)

October 8, 2020 at 12:30pm1:45pm EDT


Did you know your brain in positive state, outperforms your brain in a negative, neutral, or stressed state? Or that happy people live longer? Positive emotions not only feel good, they are good for…

October 9, 2020

Developing a Internship/Job Search Strategy

This event has been cancelled.

October 9, 2020 at 2:15pm3:00pm EDT


Applying online to internships/job opportunities works, on average, 5-10% of the time. In this session you will learn more successful and strategic methods for finding and securing opportunities.

October 14, 2020

Improving Interview Skills

October 14, 2020 at 1:00pm1:45pm EDT


Learn more about interviewing including the stages of interviewing, and how to strategically prepare for many types of interviews.

October 20, 2020

Sebastian Karcher

Research Transparency and Data Management: Principles and Practices

October 20, 2020 at 2:00pm3:00pm EDT


There is a growing demand across the natural, health, and social sciences for research to be made transparent, with data and analytic methods being publicly available. This workshop, led by Sebastian…

October 21, 2020

Lesson Planning as Learning Planning

October 21, 2020 at 3:45pm5:15pm EDT


How can you plan learning?  How can you plan class meetings that encourage and enkindle learning in and with your students, however diverse they might be?  This seminar in the Certificate in…

Storytelling to Build Community

October 21, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm EDT


Especially for discussions requiring trust and vulnerability, storytelling creates safe spaces for open conversation, connection, and exploration of the identities that make us unique. This workshop…

October 26, 2020

Online Teaching and Learning: Challenges and Opportunities

October 26, 2020 at 10:00am11:30am EDT


Teaching an online course is very different than teaching students face-to-face. Learning to effectively use instructional technologies is part of the challenge. So is interacting with students that…

October 27, 2020

Learning and Implementing Networking Strategies

This event has been cancelled.

October 27, 2020 at 4:00pm4:45pm EDT


This webinar is for you if you’ve wanted to get started with networking but have no idea where to start! We’ll discuss what you can do to get starting with your personal networking…

November 6, 2020

Active Learning: Making the Most of “Lecture” Time

November 6, 2020 at 2:15pm3:30pm EST


At universities everywhere, the academic teaching day is divided into blocks typically labeled as laboratory sessions, recitations, and lecture time, with lectures being the most common mode of…