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August 2018

Special Sessions- Develop Your Strategic Plan for Graduate School Success

August 20, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Graduate school may not be exactly what you expected... so what is a first-year student to do? Make a strategic plan! Spend time with our Associate Dean discussing the value of strategic planning and how to take control of your academic future from the first day. This session includes practical strategies, illustrative stories, and cautionary advice on avoiding and overcoming obstacles. Presenter: Jan Allen, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

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Special Sessions: Understanding & Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome (aka You Belong in Grad School)

August 20, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Did you know that imposter feelings are normal and that most high-achieving graduate students experience these feelings at some point? Join us to better understand the Imposter Syndrome; learn where it comes from and how it can manifest. More importantly, understand how it can be a barrier to graduate student success and what you can do to overcome this. Dr. Wong will use theory, data, clinical practice, and his own experiences as a graduate student to paint a picture of…

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Special Sessions: The Culture of Respect at Cornell

August 20, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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What is Title IX?  What is prohibited student conduct?  Learn about Title IX as it relates to sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, and sexual and gender-based harassment.  This presentation will include data from the Cornell Campus Survey on Sexual Assault and Related Misconduct, along with providing an introduction to being an effective bystander.  Common resources and how to get help from Cornell will be shared with participants.  Presenter: TBD, Title IX Office

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Special Sessions: Serious Scholarship and Responsible Conduct of Research

August 20, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Navigating responsibilities for conducting research as a graduate student can be challenging.  It is essential that graduate students understand Cornell’s regulations and expectations for science and scholarship. Discuss with our Associate Dean important issues related to ethics and integrity, obstacles and situations to avoid, what to do when faced with a challenging situation, and campus resources available to graduate students about research, collaborations, co-authorship, publishing, and mentoring;. Presenter: Jan Allen, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

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Special Sessions: Understanding Doctoral Funding at Cornell: An Introduction to Fellowships and Assistantships

August 20, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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At Cornell, almost all PhD students receive funding that pays tuition and provides a living stipend through a combination of fellowships, assistantships, and external scholarships.  This presentation will explain how stipends are paid, what your responsibilities are, and provide insights on how to be an active participant in your own funding plan. Presenter: Jason Kahabka, Associate Dean for Administration

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Special Sessions: Maximizing Your Every Minute

August 20, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Almost exactly one month into your program, are you asking yourself, “How can I accomplish all of these goals with limited hours in the day?” Fortunately, time management is a skill that can be learned!  Join us for an interactive discussion on the top six tips to successfully manage your time. You will learn methods and insight to what top performers already know about managing your time.  In addition, you will share with and learn from others what you have…

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October 2018

Transitions – Understanding Doctoral Funding at Cornell: An Introduction to Fellowships and Assistantships

October 9, 2018 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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At Cornell, almost all PhD students receive funding that pays tuition and provides a living stipend through a combination of fellowships, assistantships, and external scholarships.  This presentation will explain how stipends are paid, what your responsibilities are, and provide insights on how to be an active participant in your own funding plan. Presenter: Jason Kahabka, Associate Dean for Administration

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August 2019

Special Sessions- Develop Your Strategic Plan for Graduate School Success

August 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Graduate school may not be exactly what you expected... so what is a first-year student to do? Make a strategic plan! Spend time with our Associate Dean discussing the value of strategic planning and how to take control of your academic future from the first day. This session includes practical strategies, illustrative stories, and cautionary advice on avoiding and overcoming obstacles. Presenter: Jan Allen, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

Find out more »

Special Sessions: Understanding & Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome (aka You Belong in Grad School)

August 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
TBD

Did you know that imposter feelings are normal and that most high-achieving graduate students experience these feelings at some point? Join us to better understand the Imposter Syndrome; learn where it comes from and how it can manifest. More importantly, understand how it can be a barrier to graduate student success and what you can do to overcome this. Dr. Wong will use theory, data, clinical practice, and his own experiences as a graduate student to paint a picture of…

Find out more »

Special Sessions: The Culture of Respect at Cornell

August 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
TBD

What is Title IX?  What is prohibited student conduct?  Learn about Title IX as it relates to sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, and sexual and gender-based harassment.  This presentation will include data from the Cornell Campus Survey on Sexual Assault and Related Misconduct, along with providing an introduction to being an effective bystander.  Common resources and how to get help from Cornell will be shared with participants.  Presenter: TBD, Title IX Office

Find out more »

Special Sessions: Maximizing Your Every Minute

August 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
TBD

Almost exactly one month into your program, are you asking yourself, “How can I accomplish all of these goals with limited hours in the day?” Fortunately, time management is a skill that can be learned!  Join us for an interactive discussion on the top six tips to successfully manage your time. You will learn methods and insight to what top performers already know about managing your time.  In addition, you will share with and learn from others what you have…

Find out more »

Special Sessions: Understanding Doctoral Funding at Cornell: An Introduction to Fellowships and Assistantships

August 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
TBD

At Cornell, almost all PhD students receive funding that pays tuition and provides a living stipend through a combination of fellowships, assistantships, and external scholarships.  This presentation will explain how stipends are paid, what your responsibilities are, and provide insights on how to be an active participant in your own funding plan. Presenter: Jason Kahabka, Associate Dean for Administration

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