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Balance & Resilience

Perspectives: Security Workshop- 5 Way You Can Protect Your Devices, Your Work, and Your Personal Information

ood security doesn’t have to be hard to understand or difficult to implement. Come learn some of the simple steps that you can take to improve your security and privacy awareness in a digital world. Bring your laptop, smartphone, and questions for a hands-on workshop led by a team of campus computer security experts. Sign up and attend to receive a free Cornell laptop webcam privacy cover!

Facilitator, Meryl Bursic, Senior Security Engineer, Cornell University IT Security Office and members of the IT@Cornell team

Perspectives: Friend or Foe?

Would you describe yourself as one with "perfectionist tendencies?"  Do you have a friend that calls you a perfectionist?  Learn the characteristics and definition of being a perfectionist, how this can impact your performance as a graduate student, and more importantly, how you can make a change. 

Presenter: Dr. Wai-Kwong Wong, PhD, Cornell Health Counseling and Psychological Services.

Lunch Provided at 12:15 pm

Perspectives: Changing Your Degree Path- Personal, Career and Academic Considerations

As graduate students, it is normal for priorities to change over time and, as a result, to assess how your graduate program fits in with your career goals, interests, values, and personal life.  If you are a PhD student considering changing your program to a master's degree or leaving your program early, join us to discuss:

Perspectives: When Challenges Occur in the Mentoring Relationship

People experience challenges as a part of life, but this can be incredibly difficult when challenges occur in the mentoring relationship for graduate students.  During this interactive session, we will apply a resiliency model and practical tools to real-life scenarios to better understand how we can prevent challenges from harming our relationships and potentially derailing our professional goals.   

Presenters: Janna Lamey, MSEd, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Life and Sarah Rubenstein-Gillis, MSW, Cornell Health Counseling and Psychological Services.

Perspectives: Fueling Your Daily Performance with Exercise and Nutrition

Learn the art and science of exercise and healthy fueling for optimal physical and mental performance using a wellness approach to understanding your body's needs.  Whether you are just getting started, want to include more exercise and nutrition into your daily routine, or are an experienced athlete/dietician, this session is for you.  All participants will leave with an understanding of their own fitness and nutrition goals, best practices to achieve their goals, and resources to support them.  Come with your individualized question for group discussion.

Pie with Deans

Pie with the Deans sessions are open to any graduate or professional student to chat with the deans at the Graduate School. Stop by for pie and an informal visit with the Graduate School deans.  Come and go as needed. 

Pie with Deans

Pie with the Deans sessions are open to any graduate or professional student to chat with the deans at the Graduate School. Stop by for pie and an informal visit with the Graduate School deans.  Come and go as needed. 

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