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January 2020

Academic Job Search Discussion

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
102 Mann Library, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Amnon Ortoll-Bloch and a colleague engage in discussion at the Summer Success Symposium

Are you a postdoc or graduate student applying for academic jobs now or in the near future? Come join a lunch discussion with others in the same stage, facilitated by the directors of Postdoctoral Studies and CIRTL at Cornell. We’re gathering a community of peers to help find advice, support, and feedback. Bring questions and we’ll provide lunch! Registration required. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL at Cornell) and the Office of Postdoctoral…

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MAC Mentoring Program

January 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially those from backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling academically and personally throughout their graduate career and beyond. Mentor Information Mentor Responsibilities Attend an introductory orientation and training workshop on 9/17/19 from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm. Attend monthly lunches from 11:30am-1pm on 9/24/19, 10/29/19, 11/20/19, 1/28/20, and 2/18/20 Be available, accessible, and approachable to…

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NCFDD: Managing Chronic Illness and Academic Life

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Maintaining professional productivity while managing a chronic illness has several particular challenges. At times, the scheduling and culture of the academy actively ignores the needs of the body/mind in its demand for scholarly and professional productivity. Drawing on her scholarship and professional experiences, Therí Pickens will discuss strategies for living and working with chronic illness. The webinar begins by addressing the common challenges and triumphs of living with a chronic illness. Then, participants learn strategies for how to negotiate the…

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Intergroup Dialogue Project – Grad/ Postdoc Short Course

January 28 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate and postdoctoral participants in the Inclusive Teaching Institute 2018 practice intergroup dialogue skills

This is an invitation-only event open to those who applied by the November deadline and were accepted for Winter 2020. Please contact the IDP team at idp@cornell.edu with any questions. Through an interactive process known as intergroup dialogue, this offering, hosted by the Intergroup Dialogue Project, provides participants with opportunities to explore how their social identities shape their professional choices and teaching/learning styles, how to build capacity to have meaningful dialogue and effective collaborations across social, cultural and power differences, and…

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NextGen Professors: January Cohort Meeting

January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
102 Mann Library, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Postdoc Ana Maria Porras makes a point at the December 2018 NextGen Professors Meeting

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been selected to participate in this year's NextGen Professors cohort. NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and equity in the academy. Participants are…

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February 2020

Graduate School Book Club: Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
341 Caldwell Hall, 121 Reservoir Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Join Cornell professor Dr. Noliwe Rooks to discuss her newest book, Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education, about race, class, and inequality in American public education. If you have research, policy, or career interest in public education, we hope you will attend and contribute to our robust discussion with the author. If you want lunch and the book, please pre-register (space is limited to 15 students).

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Intergroup Dialogue Project – Grad/ Postdoc Short Course

February 4 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate and postdoctoral participants in the Inclusive Teaching Institute 2018 practice intergroup dialogue skills

This is an invitation-only event open to those who applied by the November deadline and were accepted for Winter 2020. Please contact the IDP team at idp@cornell.edu with any questions. Through an interactive process known as intergroup dialogue, this offering, hosted by the Intergroup Dialogue Project, provides participants with opportunities to explore how their social identities shape their professional choices and teaching/learning styles, how to build capacity to have meaningful dialogue and effective collaborations across social, cultural and power differences, and…

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Building Allyship Series: Helping First Generation Scholars Uncover the Hidden Curriculum

February 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Biotechnology Building, G01 Ithaca, NY 14853 United States + Google Map

You are invited to join GPSA Diversity and International Students Committee and the First Generation and Low Income Graduate Student Organization (FiGLI), in collaboration with the Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, the Graduate and Professional Student Diversity Council, and CIRTL at Cornell,  for the third session of our Building Allyship Series – Helping First Generation Scholars Uncover the Hidden Curriculum.    This session will feature a moderated panel discussion on how allies can help first generation college…

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Non-Academic Job Search Resources for Positions In and Outside of the U.S.

February 5 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
150 Warren Hall, 137 Reservoir Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Are you graduating soon and are considering career options beyond academia? Are you wondering if there are jobs outside of the U.S. that you might be interested in? Do you have questions about where to start the process? Bring your own lunch and join us in a session that we discuss some resources and tips for your job search for the positions both in and outside of the U.S.

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Weekly Walks

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

One event on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

ILR Conference Center, King-Shaw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Graduate Student Eugene Law leads a small group discussion about mentoring strategies

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been selected to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort. In this series of lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs offered by CIRTL at Cornell, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively (e.g., in a research team, field setting, or laboratory group). Effective mentoring of students is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction. Learn best practices…

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Intergroup Dialogue Project – Grad/ Postdoc Short Course

February 11 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate and postdoctoral participants in the Inclusive Teaching Institute 2018 practice intergroup dialogue skills

This is an invitation-only event open to those who applied by the November deadline and were accepted for Winter 2020. Please contact the IDP team at idp@cornell.edu with any questions. Through an interactive process known as intergroup dialogue, this offering, hosted by the Intergroup Dialogue Project, provides participants with opportunities to explore how their social identities shape their professional choices and teaching/learning styles, how to build capacity to have meaningful dialogue and effective collaborations across social, cultural and power differences, and…

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Decoding Job Description

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

When it comes to job search, one will come across a job description most definitely. However, job description is often not the most clear and straightforward document. The information on a job description could be confusing or too complicated to understand, and the requirements sometimes could seem way beyond what we are. Welcome to join us for a session where we dissect a job description to get to know what exactly it is asking and share tips on how can…

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Weekly Walks

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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NCFDD: How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Grab your strategic plan and learn the secret to making it work day-to-day and week-to-week! How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities is a step-by-step guide to holding a weekly planning meeting (aka The Sunday Meeting). In this webinar you'll learn: What works…and what DOESN'T work when it comes to weekly planning Why weekly planning is the bridge between your strategic plan and getting control of your workday The 30-minute technique that will help you make sure that the…

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MAC Mentoring Program

February 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially those from backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling academically and personally throughout their graduate career and beyond. Mentor Information Mentor Responsibilities Attend an introductory orientation and training workshop on 9/17/19 from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm. Attend monthly lunches from 11:30am-1pm on 9/24/19, 10/29/19, 11/20/19, 1/28/20, and 2/18/20 Be available, accessible, and approachable to…

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Explore Careers Outside of Academia

February 18 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
102 Mann Library, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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What do you think about when you think about careers outside of academia? How do you feel when the idea is something you end up with? Come join us with a session where we talk about explore careers outside of academia and where you can start the whole process from. 

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NCFDD: Resting to Rise

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We all hear about the importance of self-care and, in particular, sleep. But many of us continue to struggle finding our internal place of deep rest and renewal. This place is not only where our nervous system resets, but also where our creativity, zest, truest voice, and zone of genius dwell - boons to any academic writer, teacher, and change-maker. It is also from this place that clarity of purpose arises about our role in social transformation. In this workshop…

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Intergroup Dialogue Project – Grad/ Postdoc Short Course

February 18 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate and postdoctoral participants in the Inclusive Teaching Institute 2018 practice intergroup dialogue skills

This is an invitation-only event open to those who applied by the November deadline and were accepted for Winter 2020. Please contact the IDP team at idp@cornell.edu with any questions. Through an interactive process known as intergroup dialogue, this offering, hosted by the Intergroup Dialogue Project, provides participants with opportunities to explore how their social identities shape their professional choices and teaching/learning styles, how to build capacity to have meaningful dialogue and effective collaborations across social, cultural and power differences, and…

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Weekly Walks

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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NextGen Professors: February Cohort Meeting

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
102 Mann Library, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Mariana Amorim and Anyi Mazo Vargas discuss career preparation

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been selected to participate in this year's NextGen Professors cohort. NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and equity in the academy. Participants are…

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Academic Job Search Discussion

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
102 Mann Library, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Amnon Ortoll-Bloch and a colleague engage in discussion at the Summer Success Symposium

Are you a postdoc or graduate student applying for academic jobs now or in the near future? Come join a lunch discussion with others in the same stage, facilitated by the directors of Postdoctoral Studies and CIRTL at Cornell. We're gathering a community of peers to help find advice, support, and feedback. Bring questions and we'll provide lunch! Registration required. Co-sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL at Cornell),…

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Weekly Walks

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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Elevator Pitch and Networking Tools for International Students and Postdocs

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

As international students, do you find it hard to talk about who you are and what you do in school? Have you had trouble building your network beyond your major/department? Welcome to the session where we talk about how to prepare an effective elevator pitch and tips and resources for networking.

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March 2020

Weekly Walks

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

One event on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

ILR Conference Center, King-Shaw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Graduate Student Eugene Law leads a small group discussion about mentoring strategies

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been selected to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort. In this series of lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs offered by CIRTL at Cornell, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively (e.g., in a research team, field setting, or laboratory group). Effective mentoring of students is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction. Learn best practices…

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Intergroup Dialogue Project – Grad/ Postdoc Short Course

March 3 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate and postdoctoral participants in the Inclusive Teaching Institute 2018 practice intergroup dialogue skills

This is an invitation-only event open to those who applied by the November deadline and were accepted for Winter 2020. Please contact the IDP team at idp@cornell.edu with any questions. Through an interactive process known as intergroup dialogue, this offering, hosted by the Intergroup Dialogue Project, provides participants with opportunities to explore how their social identities shape their professional choices and teaching/learning styles, how to build capacity to have meaningful dialogue and effective collaborations across social, cultural and power differences, and…

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Understanding the U.S. Job Market and the Work Authorization

March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Excited about start working after graduation but don't know how U.S. job market will be? Still have questions about your work authorization or visa status? Come join Career Services and Office of Global Learning for a U.S. job market outlook 101 and work authorization 101. 

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Weekly Walks

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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Intergroup Dialogue Project – Grad/ Postdoc Short Course

March 10 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate and postdoctoral participants in the Inclusive Teaching Institute 2018 practice intergroup dialogue skills

This is an invitation-only event open to those who applied by the November deadline and were accepted for Winter 2020. Please contact the IDP team at idp@cornell.edu with any questions. Through an interactive process known as intergroup dialogue, this offering, hosted by the Intergroup Dialogue Project, provides participants with opportunities to explore how their social identities shape their professional choices and teaching/learning styles, how to build capacity to have meaningful dialogue and effective collaborations across social, cultural and power differences, and…

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NCFDD: How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Are you sick of working all the time without making progress on your writing projects? Are you tired of your deadline-driven, binge-and-bust writing routine? Do you wish you could develop a healthy, consistent, daily writing routine that would allow you to meet your department’s expectations for tenure and promotion? In this webinar you'll learn: The three biggest myths about writing that hobble new faculty productivity The surprising difference between struggling new faculty members and those who are designated as "rising…

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GPSA Building Allyship Series

March 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The GPSA Diversity and International Students Committee, in collaboration with the Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, and the Graduate and Professional Student Diversity Council, is excited to invite all students, faculty, and staff to the fourth event of the Building Allyship Series.

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Intergroup Dialogue Project – Grad/ Postdoc Short Course

March 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Graduate and postdoctoral participants in the Inclusive Teaching Institute 2018 practice intergroup dialogue skills

This is an invitation-only event open to those who applied by the November deadline and were accepted for Winter 2020. Please contact the IDP team at idp@cornell.edu with any questions. Through an interactive process known as intergroup dialogue, this offering, hosted by the Intergroup Dialogue Project, provides participants with opportunities to explore how their social identities shape their professional choices and teaching/learning styles, how to build capacity to have meaningful dialogue and effective collaborations across social, cultural and power differences, and…

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Interviewing Skills for International Students and Postdocs

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Don't know how to prepare for an upcoming interview? Scared of doing an interview but not being able to present the best of yourself? Let's gather for a session that we discuss some tips and resources for you to prepare for an interview. We will also have time for you to practice answering questions so that you will feel more comfortable in tackling questions come from the interviewer.

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NextGen Professors: March Cohort Meeting

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
102 Mann Library, 237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Postdoc Ana Maria Porras makes a point at the December 2018 NextGen Professors Meeting

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been selected to participate in this year's NextGen Professors cohort. NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and equity in the academy. Participants are…

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Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

March 20 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on March 21, 2020 at 9:30 am

ILR Conference Center, King-Shaw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Participants in the 2018 Inclusive Teaching Institute on a staircase

(This is an invitation-only event for participants who have applied and been accepted to the program.) The Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs is a two-day retreat for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to explore diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning. As a participant, you will identify strategies to increase inclusion and accessibility, boost student engagement, foster belongingness, and design an action plan for future teaching. Meets: Friday, March 20, 1:30-6:30 pm and Saturday, March 21, 9:30…

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Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 21, 2020 at 9:30 am

ILR Conference Center, King-Shaw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Participants in the 2018 Inclusive Teaching Institute on a staircase

(This is an invitation-only event for participants who have applied and been accepted to the program.) The Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs is a two-day retreat for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to explore diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning. As a participant, you will identify strategies to increase inclusion and accessibility, boost student engagement, foster belongingness, and design an action plan for future teaching. Meets: Friday, March 20, 1:30-6:30 pm and Saturday, March 21, 9:30…

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Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

One event on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

ILR Conference Center, King-Shaw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
+ Google Map
Graduate Student Eugene Law leads a small group discussion about mentoring strategies

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been selected to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort. In this series of lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs offered by CIRTL at Cornell, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively (e.g., in a research team, field setting, or laboratory group). Effective mentoring of students is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction. Learn best practices…

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NCFDD: How to Challenge Race and Gender Bias in Student Evaluations

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description Pending   Free Individual Memberships for the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) Available to all Cornell students, postdocs, faculty, and staff Cornell is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), a nationally recognized, independent organization providing online career development and mentoring resources. The NCFDD provides members with access to tools to increase research and writing productivity and improve work-life balance.  Activate your account by following the steps below: Go to…

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Weekly Walks

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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April 2020

Weekly Walks

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

One event on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

ILR Conference Center, King-Shaw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
+ Google Map
Graduate Student Eugene Law leads a small group discussion about mentoring strategies

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been selected to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort. In this series of lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs offered by CIRTL at Cornell, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively (e.g., in a research team, field setting, or laboratory group). Effective mentoring of students is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction. Learn best practices…

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NCFDD: Mastering Academic Time Management

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

New faculty members commonly describe: Working long hours but making little progress on their research and writing A sense of loneliness that stems from limited mentoring and community Feeling unsupported in their desire for work-family balance and without the skills to achieve it Wondering whether the academic path is the right career choice This webinar is specifically designed to address these issues and provide participants with concrete skills to successfully transition from graduate student to professor. Specifically, participants will learn:…

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Weekly Walks

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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Weekly Walks

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet at the Big Red Barn, Big Red Barn
Ithaca, New York 14853

Exercise can improve the ability to learn and remember, along with being a method to decrease stress levels. Explore the Cornell campus, get outside and meet other graduate and professional students. Wear walking shoes and dress for the weather. Explore campus. Enjoy lunch. Experience seasonal beauty. Join Assistant Dean Janna Lamey for a 30 minute walk followed by lunch. Weekly walks will meet at the Big Red Barn entrance at 12:00 pm.

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NCFDD: Wellness and Technology

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We’re spending more time on social networks, viewing media, and checking our notifications, “likes”, and text messages… and it’s making us feel unhappy, stressed, and lonely. So how do we “outsmart our smartphones”? How do we stop using our phones in ways that hurt our happiness, start using our phones in ways that boost our happiness, and build the skills we need to cultivate happiness in the context of an increasingly digital world? In this webinar you’ll discover seven science-based steps for…

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Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Spring Recognition Banquet

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Biotechnology Building, Room G10, 526 Campus Road
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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2020 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Spring Recognition Banquet On behalf of the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement and the Graduate and Professional Student Diversity Council, we invite you to join us for the 2020 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Spring Recognition Banquet where we will celebrate the close of the academic year, present awards, and recognize diverse graduate and professional degree students for their academic, professional, and service related achievements! During the banquet, we will also present the following awards,…

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May 2020

NextGen Professors: May Cohort Meeting

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ILR Conference Center, King-Shaw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
Postdoc Ana Maria Porras makes a point at the December 2018 NextGen Professors Meeting

This is invitation-only event for applicants who have been selected to participate in this year's NextGen Professors cohort and a limited number of additional registrants NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

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Connecting Research and Teaching Conference

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
ILR Conference Center, King-Shaw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Doctoral student at Connecting Research and Teaching Conference

This annual one-day conference highlights and supports the research of graduate students and postdocs, faculty and staff into effective teaching. Events will include oral and poster presentations and roundtable discussions on how to use research skills to inform and improve teaching, as well as a lunchtime panel discussion and lightning talks. Cornell faculty, staff, graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to attend as many of the sessions as they can. Outside attendees are welcome to register if they can arrange their own travel/housing.

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Empowering Women in Science & Engineering (EWISE) Symposium

May 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Biotechnology Building, Room G10, 526 Campus Road
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Cornell graduate students, postdocs, faculty and staff are invited to a day-long symposium about opportunities and challenges facing women in science and engineering. There will be opportunities for the Cornell community and others interested in networking, learning and brainstorming.  Speakers include Nancy Wayne, professor of physiology and a member of the Brain Research Institute at UCLA, and Virginia Valian, distinguished professor at Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center. Register here. The symposium is sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development…

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June 2020

NextGen Professors: June Power Mentoring Lunch

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
401 Warren Hall, 137 Reservoir Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been selected to participate in this year's NextGen Professors cohort and invited guests. NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and equity in the…

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