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January 2020

First Year Graduate Student Experience Focus Groups Results Luncheon

Wednesday, January 22, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Stop by for lunch and hear about the key results that came from Rackham's focus groups with first-year master's and Ph.D. students. You will also be able to give feedback on potential initiatives that come from these results. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/erBXR. 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 registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please let us know as…

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Rackham North: Distress Signals—Supporting Students Facing Mental Health Challenges

Thursday, January 23, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Distress Signals unpacks a common interaction—Jade visits her professor during office hours to discuss an extension for a paper—into a complex meditation on mental health and instructor responsibility. The performance (which at first unfolds chronologically and then repeats certain interactions with different faculty behavioral choices) is interspersed with facilitated discussion. Together, audiences examine the productive and problematic behaviors and attitudes on display in the instructor’s choices, and receive research-based strategies and campus resources to help them better support students. This…

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Mental Health Task Force Coffee Hour

Tuesday, January 28, 9:30 am to 10:30 am EST
Exectutive Board Room, 1st Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Join our Task Force Chair for informal conversation and coffee regarding the task force work and a conversation about mental health. This is open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/E3rZp. 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 registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please let us know as soon as possible in order to have adequate…

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Restorative Practices and Graduate Well-Being

Wednesday, January 29, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Framed around the values of student centeredness and care and using the model of wellness, this session aims to engage students in reflection around the eight key dimensions of personal well-being. Using Restorative Practices and the power of the circle process, students will share stories of well-being to inform the commitment to a culture of well-being in the U-M community. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Space is limited. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu…

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February 2020

Rackham North: Active Attacker Preparedness Training

Thursday, February 13, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST

An active attacker situation can cause panic and disbelief. Knowing what to do in advance increases your chances of surviving and your reaction matters. While you may have received ALICE active attacker training during your previous educational experiences, the university's training is very different. The university—unlike primary education settings—is an open environment in the middle of a city. In addition, the training you receive in this session will apply to how you respond to an active attacker in other contexts—at…

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March 2020

Rackham North: Investing Fundamentals

Thursday, March 12, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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As you transition from student to professional, you are finally able to start saving. But how? In this session, Andrea Darden—financial planner and CEO of Darden Wealth Group—will go over basic principles to get you started investing successfully. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Space is limited. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate your attendance. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/O49Ex. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in…

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April 2020

Rackham North: Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Thursday, April 9, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Have you often succeeded at an academic task even though you were afraid you wouldn't do well? Do you dread others evaluating your work? Do you tend to remember incidents when you haven't done your best more than those when you have? Thoughts such as these are the hallmark of imposter syndrome thinking. Imposter syndrome thinking can be compounded for those from underrepresented populations who may also be subject to discrimination and situations that prime stereotype threat. This interactive session…

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