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September 2020

Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, September 28, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
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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 28, 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, Wednesday, and Friday 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 amount of time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930…

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Pre-Presidential Debate Seminar Series: Domestic Policy Panel

Monday, September 28, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Rackham Student Government and Students of Color of Rackham will host an interactive panel featuring University of Michigan experts, who will be discussing matters of domestic policy (such as voting reform, healthcare, education reform, tax policy, gun control, response to COVID-19, etc.) coming into the 2020 presidential election. Panelists: Cynthia Wilbanks, Vice President for Government Relations Vince Hutchings, Diversity and Social Transformation Professor; Hanes Walton Jr. Collegiate Professor of Political Science and Afroamerican and African Studies Kenneth Lowande, Assistant Professor,…

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Rackham North: Combating Anti-Asian Racism

Tuesday, September 29, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Professor Melissa Borja is a faculty member in the Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program and lead researcher with the Stop Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Hate Reporting Center, a national effort to document and analyze coronavirus-related hate against Asian Americans. She will share her research as well as ways that graduate students and postdoctoral fellows can work to address anti-Asian racism as teachers, scholars, and community members. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty…

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Graduate Student Career Pathways: Converting CVs to Resumes

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

Are you having a hard time synthesizing your academic experiences in hopes of landing a job beyond academia? The process of crafting a strong resume can often be difficult for graduate students. This workshop is a hands-on opportunity to learn how to effectively develop a resume using the foundation that you have laid with information from you CV. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, September 30, 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, Wednesday, and Friday 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 amount of time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930…

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October 2020

Healing Identity Based Trauma

Friday, October 2, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Many discussions under the umbrella of diversity, equity, and inclusion focus on what we can do moving forward, without holding sufficient space to deal with the wounds and potential trauma that inequality, oppression, and marginalization can cause. In the belief that healing is a form of social justice, this session focuses on strategies individuals and communities can use to heal from the trauma of identity-based trauma. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff,…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, October 2, 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, Wednesday, and Friday 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 amount of time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930…

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Rackham 101: Creating a Winning Relationship with Your Advisor

Friday, October 2, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Online United States

This session will share both research-based and practical strategies that will help you create a more productive and positive relationship with your advisor. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff, please contact RackhamEvents@umich.edu to see if we can accommodate your attendance. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/YyN2g. 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…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, October 5, 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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