8:00am to 11:00am
Come join other students who also have writing goals and deadlines. Be a part of a writing community so that you are able to become more productive and accountable with your time and your writing.
The upstairs area of the Big Red Barn is a designated quiet space.There will be cups for you at the register for FREE coffee and/or tea! Come for all or part of the time.
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this interactive, two-part online workshop. Participants will work to draft and edit a teaching statement, which is often required for US academic job applications. We will discuss elements of teaching statements, evidence of effective teaching tailored for different academic jobs, and strategies to get started or polish existing teaching statements. Participants from all disciplines will become better equipped and prepared to communicate their teaching practice through this...
4:00pm to 4:30pm
Weekly Guided Mindfulness Meditation
Come as you are, as often as you like, to practice this relaxing and restorative technique. These FREE sessions are 30 minutes long and are available at several campus locations. The meditations are co-sponsored by a number of academic departments and campus support services.
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Practice navigating the challenging conversations you might have with a mentor or advisor when pursuing your individual development plan in this online workshop. The thought of approaching a mentor to talk about topics in an Individual Development Plan—such as academic progress, research timeframe, authorship, professional goal prioritization, and career aspiration—can be nerve-wracking and stressful. This workshop will present strategies and techniques to help you prepare for these difficult conversations, and to make them more productive when you do have...