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April 2021

Calling In the Calling Out Culture

Monday, April 12, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Online United States

This presentation will be on challenging the Call Out culture of social justice movements and academic spaces in order to build a united human rights movement. The lecture will cover five topics: Understanding what Calling In/Calling Out is Exploring why people should care about building a human rights movement through Calling In Discussing what it feels like to Call people in Examining what Calling In looks like Learning where, when, and how to use Calling In techniques in the future…

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ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Tuesday, April 13, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm EDT
Online United States

Of the more than 800 dissertations submitted each year, only ten are selected. The ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize highly accomplished graduate students who have produced exceptional dissertations of outstanding scholarly quality in any field of study. This virtual event provides a valuable opportunity for the U-M community to celebrate the achievements of the ten recipients and engage in lively conversations around their research and scholarship. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/VP4jw. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in…

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You Don’t Belong Here: The Stories Our Systems Tell and Why We Have to Disrupt Them

Tuesday, April 13, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Many universities message extensively around their commitments about diversity, equity, and inclusion. These institutional assertions are often called into question, though, by the stories of members of the higher education community who continue to face marginalization and othering within their professional and educational spaces. This session centers around an embodied case study depicting one woman’s reflections on her experiences of higher education and her interactions with a range of systems that sent a persistent message that she didn’t belong, that…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, April 14, 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 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/95065129163 Meeting ID: 950 6512…

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Navigating the Faculty Job Search

Friday, April 16, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Online United States

Sponsored by the Bouchet Honor Society, this program will feature insights and tips on navigating the faculty job search from esteemed department heads. Our panelists are Alexandra Stern of the University of Michigan and Mark Lewis of Cornell University for this engaging session. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/wlDbd. 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.…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, April 16, 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 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/95065129163 Meeting ID: 950 6512…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, April 19, 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, April 19, 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 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/95065129163 Meeting ID: 950 6512…

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Rackham North: Knowing Your Strengths

Monday, April 19, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Research shows that knowing and focusing on your strengths helps to increase your engagement and satisfaction at work. Come and learn how using a strengths-based approach will help you to achieve higher levels of overall personal well-being, productivity, and professional success. As a pre-requisite of this workshop, you will take the Gallup Strengthsfinder assessment to learn your top five strengths. Please note that the deadline to register…

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CEW+ Financial Wellness: Setting Goals and Habits That Stick

Tuesday, April 20, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Online United States

How do you feel when you think about your finances and your future? As part of the ongoing financial wellness series sponsored by Fidelity, CEW+ is offering a workshop that incorporates mindfulness practice along with strategies and tips to help you manage your financial future with confidence. Using a guided mindful meditation practice, led by Interim Associate Director, Doreen Murasky, you will identify thoughts and feelings that arise when you consider your relationship with money, budgeting, and setting financial goals,…

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