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  • Monday, March 19, 2018
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Talking About Your Research: A 5-Session Training Program

    In this five-week series of workshops, Duke PhD and Master's students will learn effective communication strategies to develop a 3-minute presentation of their research. Each student will also receive a high-quality video of their presentation for use in presenting their work, teaching, and applying for jobs.

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Making Small Talk for Graduate Students and Postdocs

    If small talk makes you nervous or you are unsure what to talk about, come to this lab to learn how to approach the conversation and practice in a low-pressure environment.

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018
    1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

    Interviewing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdocs

    Learn how to effectively prepare for behavioral interviews, including strategies for conducting research about the organization and the STAR format for organizing your responses to interview questions.

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018
    3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

    Faculty Careers Beyond the Tenure Track - Humanities and Social Sciences

    Are you looking for a way to maintain your involvement in research, teaching, or service in an academic institution, but not sure you want the same kind of career as tenured or tenure-track faculty in your discipline? Our panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges of faculty positions beyond the tenure-track in the social sciences and humanities.

  • Monday, March 26, 2018
    11:00 am to 12:30 pm

    Responding to Race: College Presidents and the Civil Rights Movement

    College presidents were at the center of student demonstrations and desegregation efforts during the civil rights era. In this workshop, with a particular focus on the early 1960s, Eddie R. Cole will discuss how college presidents addressed racial unrest on college campuses.

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018
    6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    Creating, Funding and Growing Innovative Healthcare Companies

    Please join us for a robust discussion on the current trends impacting investment and funding of biomedical research and innovation. Hear from investors and participants across the biopharma ecosystem on the current challenges and opportunities of funding innovation at all stages of the innovation continuum—from early research through late stage development and commercialization.