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Upcoming CU-CIRTL Events

March 28, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
In this series of biweekly lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs, you will develop essential research mentoring skills for an academic career, particularly one where research is conducted in teams in a laboratory or field setting. Effective mentoring of students is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction. Learn best practices for mentoring undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers, and develop your advising and mentoring skills needed to lead a research team.
April 10, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online at www.cirtl.net
The Teaching in the US webinar series encourages participation in CIRTL’s Teaching in the United States Community forum. For our final webinar of the 2016-2017 academic year, we’d like to turn the discussion over to focus on questions, debates, themes, and issues from the learning community. Join us for this open forum to talk about issues related to teaching in the US that concern you.
April 10, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online at www.cirtl.net/events
CIRTL Reads: A Journal Club on STEM Teaching Schedule: Mondays, 2:00-3:00 pm  Login: www.cirtl.net/events
April 14, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Online
**Registration for this workshop will be open from 12:00 PM ET on March 20 through April 5. This workshop has a cap of 100 students.** The diversity of social and cultural identities that we all bring to our research and teaching environments influences our behaviors and interactions. Through guided reflection and case studies, graduate students and postdocs will identify aspects of their social identity and apply them toward understanding and preparing to manage difficult conversations toward positive outcomes. 1 session, 90 minutes
April 17, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Online at www.cirtl.net/events
Graduate students and postdocs from CIRTL universities will be presenting their Teaching as Research projects and preliminary data and are looking for feedback from you! Everyone in the Network is encouraged to join the session - whether you are brand new to the topic or an experienced researcher who has published in education journals. Cornell presenters should contact cu-cirtl@cornell.edu with any questions and to borrow equipment such as webcams and headsets.
April 18, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
In this series of biweekly lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs, you will develop essential research mentoring skills for an academic career, particularly one where research is conducted in teams in a laboratory or field setting. Effective mentoring of students is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction. Learn best practices for mentoring undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers, and develop your advising and mentoring skills needed to lead a research team.
April 21, 2017 -
8:30am to 10:00am
401 Physical Sciences Building
The Center for Teaching Excellence and the Physics Department are sponsoring several events with the 2015 Outstanding Doctoral and Research Universities Professor of the Year Mats Selens from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate students and postdocs are cordially invited to a breakfast discussion about excellence in teaching. RSVPs requested.    
May 17, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
102 Mann Library
A panel discussion with postdoctoral scholars and graduate students who were offered faculty positions this year. Bring your lunch and questions about the process. Part of the Academic Job Search Series. 
May 24, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
423 ILR King- Shaw Conference Center
Navigating Your Future is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. Join us for the April 17 Navigating Your Future Lunch to learn how to conceptualize, draft, and act on your own Individual Development Plan (IDP). Please note that the workshop will require some preparatory work before the 17th, and some wrap-up work afterwards.