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September 2021

Assessing Organizational Culture Through a DEI Lens

Friday, September 24, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Online United States

How do you assess whether organizations are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion? Join us to learn about how to assess various aspects of an organization’s culture during the job and internship search process through a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens. During this session, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss the challenges of navigating this process and practice actionable strategies to evaluate an organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.…

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Sweetland Write Together

Monday, September 27, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Online United States

Write-Together sessions provide structure, accountability, and support for graduate writers working on writing at any stage, from papers to theses to journal articles to dissertations and more. For each of these remote sessions, participants access a shared Google document that will serve as a communal virtual space. Students will be invited to post pre-writing goals and post-writing reflections in the document. Writers can also schedule a 10-minute Zoom meeting with Sweetland faculty during each session to discuss writing questions. We…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, September 27, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States

If you have a quick question or have a time sensitive matter, attend the Rackham's Resolution Office's open office hours weekly on Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the interest of providing students as much privacy as possible, you may spend a brief time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Join Zoom Meeting https://umich.zoom.us/j/99531959553 Meeting ID: 995 3195 9553…

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Bouchet Honor Society Information Session

Tuesday, September 28, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Online United States

The Bouchet Honor Society is a network of preeminent scholars who exemplify academic and personal excellence, foster environments of support and serve as examples of scholarship, leadership, character, service, and advocacy for students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the academy. This session will outline the benefits of joining the Bouchet Honor Society and offer advice and best practices for completing the application. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/yKo5N. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If…

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Restoration, Transformation, and Leadership: Centering Healing in the Actions We Take Towards Racial Equity

Tuesday, September 28, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Are you interested in learning how you and/or your organization can make the shift toward healing-centered engagement? Are you interested looking for contemplative practices that can aid in your personal racial healing as you work toward racial equity in larger communities? This workshop will provide an opportunity for you to engage these questions and engage in critical self-reflection on one's level of commitment, courage, and cultural intelligence. Attendees will be exposed to the concept of healing centered engagement and leadership…

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Coffee Chats for Graduate Students: Internships

Wednesday, September 29, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Bring your questions about internships! During this informal, conversational session, Rackham staff will answer your questions about doing an internship as a doctoral student. Topics we will cover include: How to talk to your advisor about making an internship a part of your graduate training Answering questions about Rackham’s internship programs Strategies for looking for internships The benefits of doing an internship as a doctoral student How to make the most of an internship Tips for writing cover letters and…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, September 29, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States

If you have a quick question or have a time sensitive matter, attend the Rackham's Resolution Office's open office hours weekly on Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the interest of providing students as much privacy as possible, you may spend a brief time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Join Zoom Meeting https://umich.zoom.us/j/99531959553 Meeting ID: 995 3195 9553…

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King Talks Information Session

Thursday, September 30, 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Online United States

Rackham’s annual King Talks are TED-style talks echoing the theme of U-M’s MLK Symposium. Through this program, Rackham students publicly communicate the relevance of their research to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. This session will allow you to learn more about the King Talks, including expectations and application tips. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/GkD7b. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the…

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Intercultural Development Inventory Group Session

Thursday, September 30, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Online United States

Please note: This session is intended for participants of Rackham's Professional Development DEI Certificate Program. The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) is used in multiple ways in the Rackham Professional Development DEI Certificate program. Participants complete the IDI at the beginning and end of the certificate as an evaluation tool for the program. Once the IDI is completed for the first time, participants can join one of a number of group results sessions. This session focuses on the theoretical foundations of…

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October 2021

Integrating Critical Perspectives Into Leadership: Moving Theory and Practice Towards Inclusion and Justice

Friday, October 1, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Online United States

This session will provide a foundational exploration of critical social theory and the utility of cultivating critical perspectives to interrogate leadership theory and practice. Participants will learn the art of deconstruction and reconstruction of leadership theory and practice, to challenge dominant norms, and discover how to engage in leadership grounded in social justice and inclusion. This workshop is designed for master's students, doctoral students, and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate…

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