EVENTS

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Jan
21
Thu
Upcoming information session: Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad @ Online Event
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm
Upcoming information session: Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad @ Online Event

Attention Doctoral Students: The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grant competition is expected to open soon. Joy Campbell, MSU’s new Fulbright-Hays project director, will offer a DDRA information session for MSU PhD students on Thursday, January 21 at 4:00pm (link available on the MSU Fulbright website; brochure attached to this email). In this session, she will give an overview of the program, discuss eligibility and benefits, then cover the various application requirements, with ample time for Q&A. The MSU DDRA web page contains further details on the program and the US Department of Education DDRA program website provides answers to FAQs.

Leadership Academy Professional Development Series: Emotional Intelligence @ Online Event
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Leadership Academy Professional Development Series: Emotional Intelligence @ Online Event

Leadership Academy Professional Development Series 

Employers are looking to hire people with tangible and transferable leadership experience. The Leadership Academy professional development series will help you understand and develop who you are as a leader, show you different leadership perspectives, and give you exposure to leadership in practice. These regular workshops help participants engage with advanced leadership concepts through discussions with leaders on and off campus.

Emotional Intelligence  

Thursday, January 21, 2021 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm 

With Keynote Speaker Lew Dotterer 

Register here

Jan
22
Fri
Navigating the Master’s Degree Workshop @ Online Event
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Navigating the Master’s Degree Workshop @ Online Event

This interactive writing workshop is designed to help students develop an individualized plan for understanding graduate school more generally and graduate writing more specifically. This workshop is designed for students in both the early and latter years of their master’s degree study. Read more and register here.

SoSLAP Event: QRP Roundtable @ Online Event
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm
SoSLAP Event: QRP Roundtable @ Online Event

Welcome to the spring semester! SOSLAP would like to invite you to a QRP Roundtable session, run by us and other SLS students that have published QRPs up until this point. Please bring your questions and doubts, and we will try to address all of these and give you guidance on the expectations, requirements, and difficulties of getting a QRP together. We will offer you a glimpse of our own experiences as a way to help you on your own path this year.

Join us on Friday, January 22nd at 2 PM

Topic: QRP Roundtable
Join Zoom Meeting
https://msu.zoom.us/j/8834364425
Meeting ID: 883 436 4425
Passcode: 111000
Jan
27
Wed
Writing Your Diversity Statement @ Online Event
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Writing Your Diversity Statement @ Online Event

Many jobs, especially academic positions, ask students to submit a “diversity statement” with their application materials. In this session, we’ll will walk you through the process of understanding what is expected in a strong diversity statement and help you clarify the values you will highlight in your own diversity statement. Read more and register here.

Hack Your Budget: A Personal Finance (virtual) Workshop for Graduate/Professional School @ Online Event
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm
Hack Your Budget: A Personal Finance (virtual) Workshop for Graduate/Professional School @ Online Event

COGS and Graduate Student Life & Wellness have teamed up to bring you this immensely practical and free workshop. Dr. Emily Roberts, personal finance educator specializing in early-career PhDs, will show you how to “hack” your budget by decreasing spending in key necessary areas and implementing tricks to make your budget more effective. Attendees are asked to submit their spending data on housing, utilities, transportation, and food in advance through a survey, which will be emailed with the registration confirmation. The first part of the workshop is a presentation and discussion on this crowdsourced data, during which attendees share with one another their strategies and insights. The second part of the workshop is a short presentation of effective budgeting strategies to speed progress toward financial goals.

For more information and to register, please visit: https://bit.ly/3bfDlfq  Registration closes 1/24.

Jan
28
Thu
Leadership Academy Professional Development Series: Successfully Leading Teams and Skills for Conflict Resolution @ Online Event
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Leadership Academy Professional Development Series: Successfully Leading Teams and Skills for Conflict Resolution @ Online Event

Leadership Academy Professional Development Series 

Employers are looking to hire people with tangible and transferable leadership experience. The Leadership Academy professional development series will help you understand and develop who you are as a leader, show you different leadership perspectives, and give you exposure to leadership in practice. These regular workshops help participants engage with advanced leadership concepts through discussions with leaders on and off campus.

Successfully Leading Teams and Skills for Conflict Resolution 

            Thursday, January 28, 2021 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm 

            Register here

Jan
29
Fri
Graduate School Write-In @ Online Event
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Graduate School Write-In @ Online Event

Graduate School Write-Ins are co-sponsored by the Graduate School and The Writing Center @ MSU. The write-ins are hosted and facilitated to provide writers with an opportunity to write in a shared writing space where other writers are present, and a writing center consultant/staff member is present to provide consultations for writers who would like to have a consultation appointment during the session. Register here.

Literature Review Writing Workshop with Prof. Sandra Deshors
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm
Literature Review Writing Workshop with Prof. Sandra Deshors

Join Zoom Meeting
https://msu.zoom.us/j/97665249182

Meeting ID: 976 6524 9182
Passcode: 712337

Feb
5
Fri
Navigating the PhD: Managing Time and Academic Relationships @ Online Event
Feb 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Navigating the PhD: Managing Time and Academic Relationships @ Online Event

This interactive online writing workshop is designed to help you develop an individualized plan for graduate writing, especially comprehensive exams, dissertation proposals, and dissertations. Session 1 is generally designed for students in the early years of their PhD study. Read more and register here.