In this informative session, participants will learn about the emotional obstacles that can keep us stuck in an academic career path that is no longer fulfilling. Participants will also learn how former postdocs and graduate students found the courage to follow a more rewarding career path.
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- Tuesday, March 28, 20179:30 am to 11:00 am
- Wednesday, March 29, 20171:00 pm to 2:30 pm
This workshop will provide an overview of the Dataverse Project, an open source repository software platform for sharing, preserving, citing, discovering, exploring, and analyzing research data.
- Wednesday, March 29, 20171:15 pm to 2:45 pm
Come to the Career Fair Preparation Workshop to learn about what to expect at the fair, effective company research, professional networking, and communicating with employers at a career fair. You will leave this interactive workshop with strategies and tools to help you make the most out of your Career Fair experience.
- Wednesday, March 29, 20174:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The Graduate School will host a reception on Wednesday, March 29, to recognize the recipients of the 2017 Dean's Awards, which recognize outstanding efforts by graduate students, faculty, and programs or departments in mentoring, teaching, and creating inclusive environments.
- Friday, March 31, 201710:00 am
Writing Is Thinking is a biannual collaboration focused on academic writing, with a particular welcome to graduate students. This year's Writing Is Thinking event asks what academic writers can learn from writers of non-fiction. Co-sponsored by PAL, the English Department, and The Graduate School.
- Friday, March 31, 201712:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Leading up to Graduate Student Appreciation Week, we invite you to join our English for International Students team on Friday, March 31, for the program's second annual open house. Come meet EIS instructors and administrative staff, visit the office space, and enjoy snacks and desserts.
- Monday, April 3, 2017
PhD and master’s students planning to graduate in May 2017 must defend their dissertation or thesis by Monday, April 3.
- Monday, April 3, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017
In this free online panel discussion, hear from ABDs and PhDs from STEM fields who have made the transition to careers in think tanks.
- Monday, April 3, 201712:00 pm to 1:30 pm
A recent Stanford study concluded that most students lack the critical skills to evaluate different kinds of online information. In this hands-on workshop, we will discuss recent research about students’ online reasoning skills, identify specific skill gaps among Duke students, and suggest lessons and activities that can be incorporated into the classroom.
- Monday, April 3, 20173:00 pm to 4:30 pm
In this workshop, we will discuss the burgeoning phenomena of retractions in the scientific and social scientific literature and learn how to find actual notices of retraction and how to decipher some of the coded language around articles that are in the process of being withdrawn.