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February 2019

CV to Resume

Monday, February 11, 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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Are you having a hard time synthesizing your academic experiences in hopes of landing a job outside of academia? The process of crafting a strong resume can often be difficult. This workshop is a hands-on opportunity for graduate students to learn how to effectively develop a resume, using the foundation that they have laid with information from their CV. Pre-registration is required at https://myumi.ch/JDYRX.

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Research Data Documentation and Management

Tuesday, February 12, 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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Learn best practices for documenting and managing your dissertation data from the outset. Discover the basic elements of documenting your data so that you are able to access, share, and preserve your data for future research projects and comply with funders’ and publishers’ requirements. Using the Library’s templates for data organization and documentation, we will walk through best practices and share resources to help set you up for data success. Pre-registration is required at https://myumi.ch/a0p5p.

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Rackham North: DEI Conversation—Intersectionality

Thursday, February 14, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Boulevard Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Join your Rackham peers for a DEI conversation about intersectionality. Everyone has multiple visible and invisible identities that influence their experiences and create a lens in which they view others and perceive themselves. During this session, we will discuss identities in the context of intersectionality. During this DEI Conversation, we will 1) define intersectionality and discuss how we experience it, 2) talk about how DEI initiatives at U-M can enhance students’ understanding of intersectionality, and 3) discuss how moving forward…

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Question and Answer Session with a Michigan Alum

Thursday, February 14, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Have you ever wondered what it's like to work at Facebook, Twitter, Google, or Amazon? Join GRIN to meet with Dinkar Jain, a '06 Michigan alumnus, to learn about his experiences working for these companies. Mr. Jain has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, which he earned after getting his engineering degree at U-M. Pre-registration is requested at myumi.ch/J2Gbe.

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Write Together

Monday, February 18, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Space 2435, North Quad, 105 South State Street
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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Write Together sessions provide structure, space, and time for graduate writers working on papers, theses, and dissertations. Write-together sessions bring graduate writers into a common quiet space to work. We will also offer short presentations on writing and work productivity, distribute writing support and information. Refreshments will be provided.

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LGBTQ Affirming Doctors and How to Navigate Systems Panel

Monday, February 18, 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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This panel will share practical tips and consideration for navigating and fostering relationships with LGBTQ friendly providers and resources. Sponsored by Rackham Graduate School and the Spectrum Center. Pre-registration is required at https://myumi.ch/aK2Ob

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CUTS: CRLT Players

Tuesday, February 19, 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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Though many universities aspire to cultivate a climate that is welcoming to the members of their diverse student, faculty, and staff bodies, we know that the lived experiences of many in our communities don't always align with these aspirations. In this CRLT Players session, participants will think together about the many forces that shape campus climate and work toward developing or refining a skill set that will allow them to respond productively and compassionately to individuals who have negative experiences…

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MSI Outreach and Planning Grant Info Session

Tuesday, February 19, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus, 2101 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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As part of a broader campus-wide strategy of complementary efforts to support and enhance bilateral relationships between the University of Michigan and Minority Serving Institution (MSIs), Rackham Graduate School is offering funding opportunities through the MSI Outreach and Collaboration Grant competition. Please join us to learn more about the funding opportunity. Informational session attendance is not required to be considered for the grant but is encouraged. Pre-registration is required at https://myumi.ch/aM5MW.

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MSI Outreach and Planning Grant Info Session

Wednesday, February 20, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor, Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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As part of a broader campus-wide strategy of complementary efforts to support and enhance bilateral relationships between the University of Michigan and Minority Serving Institution (MSIs), Rackham Graduate School is offering funding opportunities through the MSI Outreach and Collaboration Grant competition. Please join us to learn more about the funding opportunity. Informational session attendance is not required to be considered for the grant but is encouraged. Pre-registration is required at https://myumi.ch/aM5MW.

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Rackham North: Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Thursday, February 21, 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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Have you often succeeded on 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. This interactive session will share insights from the scholarship on imposter syndrome and related psychological constructs and provide strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome. Pre-registration is requested at…

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