Past Events

Engaging Your Audience: How to Communicate Complex Research Information

1:00–2:00 pm
Zoom

Learn how to translate complex scientific ideas and research findings into accessible communications for the general public and academic peers. You’ll learn how to convey key points accurately while limiting jargon and avoiding oversimplification of information.

Apr.
7

Mentoring Graduate Students: Mentoring Across Difference

11:00 am–12:30 pm
Zoom

This workshop will focus on the benefits and challenges of individual differences in the academic environment.

Apr.
1

Publishing Your Book with a University Press

3:00–4:15 pm
Zoom

University of Chicago Press editors Elizabeth Branch Dyson and Alan Thomas will discuss the changing landscape of scholarly book publishing, share tips on book proposals and submission protocols, and take attendee questions.

Mar.
18

Searching for Excellence: Faculty Search Training

11:00 am–12:30 pm
Zoom

Attend a faculty search training program offered through the Office of the Provost. Learn about resources for faculty hiring. Based on behavioral science research and best practices from the National Science Foundation ADVANCE program, this training provides concrete, actionable steps to improve the faculty search process. This session will be led by the Office of the Provost, the Office of Legal Counsel, and the Office for Affirmative Action.

Mar.
17

Powerful Presentation Skills: Tips and Tools

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom

Learn how to effectively communicate about your research and scholarship with conviction, confidence, and clarity.

Mar.
16

Mentoring Graduate Students: Maintaining Effective Communication

11:00 am–12:30 pm
Zoom

Develop the skills needed to provide ongoing and successful mentoring of graduate students.

Mar.
11

Op-ed Writing: Making Your Opinion Visible

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom

Learn how to develop your ideas into general audience op-eds. This session will provide an overview of best practices for op-ed writing and offer tips for increasing your chance of acceptance by major publications. We’ll also discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected op-ed publication and share how your writing can stand out on this competitive topic.

Mar.
4

Developing an Executive Presence to Interview and Succeed in Your Role

10:00–11:30 am
Zoom

Learn how to develop a strong and effective executive presence.

Mar.
3

Creating Accessible and Inclusive Remote Environments

2:00–3:00 pm
Zoom

This pedagogical session focuses on elements of accessibility and inclusion that are relevant to teaching and learning.

Mar.
1

Getting a Great Deal: The Art of Negotiation

12:00–1:00 pm
Zoom

Learn negotiation principles to help you navigate the various negotiations you face in your personal and academic lives.

Feb.
26

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