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Tue, September 27, 2016
8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
These quarterly sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly New Faculty Orientation. Orientation gave you the information you needed on your first day. In this session, there will be specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning. Other faculty will share their stories ... more
Wed, October 05, 2016
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11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Behaviors that put a mentee’s academic career at risk crosses a threshold referred to as “Mentorship Malpractice”. Join us for this workshop where we will discuss ideal habits of mentees, managing mentorship malpractice, and how mentees can go wrong in their quest for success. Facilitated by: ... more
Mon, October 10, 2016
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8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Faculty often have to describe their research to nonscientists such as donors or the media. This can often prove difficult when you’re immersed in the science. Back by popular demand, Jean-luc Doumont joins us for this new session on communication and will offer advice that in fact works well for ... more
Mon, October 10, 2016
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11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Making the most of your presentation recommends a systematic approach to preparing and delivering effective oral presentations, especially at conferences. Among others, it covers structure, slides, and delivery, as well as stage fright. Needless to say, it also endeavors to be a model of the ... more
Tue, October 11, 2016
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8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
After you publicly present an idea, piece of research or business proposition, your audience may very well forget your qualifications, education, background, attitude, philosophy of life, or even the subject you spoke on. But they'll remember the stories you tell. Nothing else engages the heart, ... more