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1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus

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2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States

November 2018

Knowing Your Strengths

November 8, 2018, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus, 2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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Focusing on your strengths and those of your fellow coworkers/teammates helps increase engagement and satisfaction. During this workshop you will take the Gallup Strengthsfinder assessment on-site and be given your top 5 leadership strengths. You will also engage in a series of activities that will enhance your self-awareness and your ability to understand strengths-based leadership. 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…

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February 2019

GRIN Board Game Night

February 28, 2019, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm EST
1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus, 2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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Let's celebrate the beginning of spring break, play games, and make new friendships over a night of board games and food. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Come out, bring friends, and lets have fun. Pre-registration is requested at myumi.ch/aZoyR.

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March 2019

GRIN Board Game Night

March 27, 2019, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus, 2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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Let's celebrate before the end of semester kicks in, play games and make new friendships over a night of board games and food. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Come out, bring friends and let us have fun. Pre-registration requested at https://myumi.ch/J7yYK.

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May 2019

GRIN Board Game Night

May 29, 2019, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus, 2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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GRIN (Graduate Rackham International) is very excited to announce Board Game Night during Spring 2019 semester. Let's celebrate the beginning of summer, play games, and make new friendships over a night of board games and food. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Come out, bring friends, and let us have fun. Pre-registration is requested at https://myumi.ch/L4BV7.

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September 2019

Rackham North: Designing Your Life Series

September 27, 2019, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus, 2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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What is a well-designed life? How do you find a career where you can thrive? Inspired by Stanford's Designing Your Life curriculum, this interactive, six-week seminar will teach graduate students principles for designing a fulfilling career. Participants must commit to attending all six sessions of the seminar, and will receive a copy of Designing Your Life. The seminar includes brief reading assignments, discussions, role-plays, short writing assignments, and out-of-class application activities. Participation will be capped at 33. Friday, September 27,…

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October 2019

Rackham North: Intercultural Development Inventory Group Session

October 10, 2019, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus, 2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) is used in multiple ways in the Rackham PD DEI Certificate. 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 the IDI, gives a group result of PD DEI Certificate participants, and provides tools to better understand…

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Rackham North: Developing a Social Media Strategy for Your Scholarly Career

October 24, 2019, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus, 2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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Are you planning on going into the job market soon? Did you know 92% of companies (including colleges and universities) use or plan to use social media to recruit. Many graduate students have a love/hate relationship with social media. They know they “have to do it” that it’s the “right thing to do,” but is it necessary in higher education? You may be wondering, if you are planning to go the faculty tenure route, is it really necessary? At this…

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November 2019

Rackham North: Postdoctoral Orientation

November 7, 2019, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST
1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus, 2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, 48109 United States
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Each month, an orientation session is offered for all new postdoctoral research fellows at the University of Michigan. The orientation session includes information about the role of postdocs, working with your P.I./supervisor, campus resources, benefits and vacation, and membership in the U-M Postdoc Association. Light refreshments will be served. Informal networking will begin at 3:00 p.m. with the formal program beginning at 3:15 p.m. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/xmm8G.

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