Highlights from Announcements 1/13/20

Eliza VanCort presents a workshop at the Winter 2019 Pathways to Success Symposium

Speaker Offers Key to Communicating Research Effectively

“What would happen if everyone could deliver their content better?” Eliza VanCort asked her audience at the Winter 2019 Pathways to Success (P2S) Symposium on December 11, 2019. VanCort, a motivational speaker with a focus on communication, gave graduate students and postdocs in attendance tools to communicate more effectively.

During the two-hour workshop, she described the ways in which powerful communicators use the five tools of silence, volume, cadence, pitch, and body to convey important information while actively engaging their audiences.

“Communication is really like a code,” she explained. “When you communicate well, when you understand the coding, … you can control any situation.”

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Alumna Spotlight: Vandana Raghavan, Ph.D.

Vandana RaghavanVandana Raghavan is a recent alumna of the biochemistry, molecular and cell biology program at Cornell, from which she holds a Ph.D. Before enrolling in a doctoral program, she earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Delhi, Acharya Narendra Dev College.

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