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Past CU-CIRTL Events

October 20, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Online at www.cirtl.net/events
The goal for this workshop is to help students identify where and how to look for educational literature, and critically evaluate the information they find. Strategies for searching academic databases, as well as free online resources will be explored, and participants will learn how to examine and analyze their sources for appropriateness to their research projects.  This workshop has two online sessions, and participants are required to attend both. Sessions are Friday, October 20 and 27 at 2-3:30PM ET. Learn more.
October 18, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online at www.cirtl.net/events
In the third of four online seminars on women in STEM, we will hear from women in STEM at various stages of their careers. Presenters: Christiane Hassel, Research Associate and Head, Flow Cytometry Core Facility, Indiana University; Priscilla Barnes, Assistant Professor of Applied Health Science, Indiana University
October 18, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
G01 Biotech
* Event cancelled due to insufficient advanced RSVPs * This year, we are once again gathering a supportive community of peers where you can discuss your experience on the academic job market. Bring questions, problems, and things you've always wondered about to these monthly Wednesday lunch discussions aimed at doctoral students and postdocs. Catered lunch will be provided. RSVPs are required. Moderators: Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies & Colleen McLinn, CU-CIRTL Director
October 11, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
G01 Biotech
In the second of four online seminars on women in STEM, we will introduce key skills and strategies to prepare for and navigate the job market. Efforts will be taken to address to barriers to advancement that differentially impact women (e.g., limited maternity leave policies) and what can be done by institutions, departments, and hiring/recruitment committees.
October 4, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
G01 Biotech
In the first of four online seminars on women in STEM, presenters will define and characterize the participation of women in STEM. They will assess the challenges women face at the graduate level and in careers. Lastly, they will discuss strategies for creating inclusive environments. Presenter: Beverly Irby, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Texas A&M University Questions to consider include:
September 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
341 Caldwell Hall
Are you interested in joining (or leading) a discussion group around the EdX massive open online course, "An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching" at Cornell University or in the Ithaca, NY area? Come to an info session with lunch on Monday, September 25 from 12-1 pm in 341 Caldwell Hall.
September 20, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
G01 Biotech
This year, we are once again gathering a supportive community of peers where you can discuss your experience on the academic job market. Bring questions, problems, and things you've always wondered about to these monthly Wednesday lunch discussions aimed at doctoral students and postdocs. Catered lunch will be provided. RSVPs are required. Moderators: Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies & Colleen McLinn, CU-CIRTL Director
September 18, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Big Red Barn
In celebration of National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2017, come and meet other postdocs, their families and friends, and have some pizza, soft drinks and snacks.  Family and friends are welcome to attend. This is a great time to meet and network with postdocs from other labs across campus. We will be doing prize drawings for attendees who RSVP'd in advance.
September 13, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Sage Chapel
Join Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College, a nationally recognized authority on racial issues and the psychology of racism in America, in exploring racial stereotypes and cross-racial dialogue.  *The first hundred to RSVP will receive a fully revised and updated copy of  Dr. Tatum’s critically acclaimed book, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria And Other Conversations About Race. Co-sponsored by: Center for Teaching Excellence, Engaged Cornell, Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, and Graduate School  
August 16, 2017 -
8:30am to 3:00pm
Biotech Building, G10 & G01
The Summer Success Symposium is a one day event for new and continuing MS/PhD and PhD students from across all graduate fields who identify as belonging to groups historically underrepresented in graduate education.

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