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  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

    Ready, Set, Intern...Remotely!

    Are you wondering how you can get the most out of your remote summer internship? Do you wish that you had inside information on how to stand out among your fellow interns? Join us to learn firsthand from Duke's employer partners on what you can expect during a remote internship, how you can maximize success in an online setting, and the common intern mistakes that you want to avoid during your summer experience.

  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020
    3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

    Online TA Skills: Facilitating Inclusive Online Discussions

    In the virtual classroom student learning will also take place through meaningful online discussion, including team-based discussions. Learn effective facilitation strategies to reach out, engage and manage virtual discussions using Zoom and Sakai.

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    11:00 am to 11:30 am

    Alum Zoom: 5 Career Questions with a Duke PhD

    Please join us for a summer series of short, focused career conversations with former Duke PhD students and postdocs. On June 10, our guest is Jeff Blackinton, PhD, Senior Scientist at Celldom.

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    From Project to Publication—the Art of Manuscript Revision, Week 2 (Webinar)

    The three-week series From Project to Publication lays out an array of practices and frameworks that support academic writers in transforming a manuscript-in-process into a submitted article. The multi-week course is designed to complement faculty members’ expertise in their own fields, and is open to scholars across the disciplines. In Week 2, we will explore the construction of an original argument. This free webinar is provided through Duke's institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

  • Thursday, June 11, 2020
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Moving from Resistance to Writing (Webinar)

    In this webinar, you will learn what resistance is and why academic writers experience it, how to identify what's holding you back from writing, and how to create the types of community, support and accountability for your writing that will help you. This free webinar is provided through Duke's institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

  • Friday, June 12, 2020
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    RCR Forum: The Empowered Author

    This is a workshop about the process of being an author, about getting published and getting the rewards of being published, while sharing the benefits of your research with as broad an audience as possible.

  • Monday, June 15, 2020 to Sunday, June 28, 2020

    14-Day Writing Challenge

    The 14-Day Challenge is an opportunity for you to experiment with daily writing, online community, and supportive accountability. The Challenge is available to Duke students through Duke's institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. Registration closes Thursday, June 11 at 3:00 pm.

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    11:00 am to 11:30 am

    Alum Zoom: 5 Career Questions with a Duke PhD

    Please join us for a summer series of short, focused career conversations with former Duke PhD students and postdocs. On June 16, our guest is Dana Hancock, PhD '08 (Genetics), Sr. Genetic Epidemiologist and Director of the Center for Omics Discovery and Epidemiology at RTI International. 

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

    Online TA Skills: Wrapping up the Term

    TAs have many tasks associated with wrapping up the term from managing student assignments and communications to using the Sakai gradebook. Our graduate student panel will share how they respond to (and solve!) end-of-semester instructional challenges.

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    From Project to Publication—the Art of Manuscript Revision, Week 3 (Webinar)

    The three-week series From Project to Publication lays out an array of practices and frameworks that support academic writers in transforming a manuscript-in-process into a submitted article. The multi-week course is designed to complement faculty members’ expertise in their own fields, and is open to scholars across the disciplines. In Week 3, we will consider how to invite and integrate critical feedback, and how to craft clear academic prose. This free webinar is provided through Duke's institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

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