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September 2020

Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, September 21, 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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DEI Professional Development Certificate Orientation

Monday, September 21, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Online United States

This session is for students who have been accepted into the DEI Certificate Program only. 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/jxNAd. 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…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, September 21, 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 Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, September 23, 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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MORE Mentoring Plan Workshop

Friday, September 25, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Online United States

This workshop helps to enhance the mentoring relationship between the student and faculty mentor. Faculty and students will work independently in separate sessions to identify their own objectives and styles, and then faculty-student pairs will have time to work together to develop a mentoring plan: a two-way document to codify goals, needs, and shared expectations. Over 85% of Rackham doctoral students surveyed report that having a written agreement for successful mentoring is useful. This workshop is facilitated by the MORE…

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Designing Your Life Series

Friday, September 25, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Online United States

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 online seminar will teach graduate students principles for designing a fulfilling career. Participants must commit to attending all six sessions of the online seminar. The seminar includes brief homework assignments, discussions, role-plays, the Gallup Strengths assessment, and out-of-class application activities. Participation will be capped at 50. September 25, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, Online via…

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Rackham North: Racial Microaggressions

Friday, September 25, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Racial microaggressions can be uniquely harmful to their targets, and yet we often times find ourselves skirting around this subset of microaggressions due to the discomfort of openly discussing race, racism, and white supremacy. In this workshop we hope to foster an intellectually humble environment within which to unpack racial microaggressions, address common barriers to intervening when a racial microaggression is inflicted, and provide tools for successfully intervening in the future. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, September 25, 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: Making the Most of Your Michigan Experience—Advice for International Students

Friday, September 25, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Viabhav "V" Nalwaya arrived in Ann Arbor from Dehli, India and set out to have a full student experience at U-M. During this interactive session, V will talk about his time as a Rackham international student and will share strategies that will maximize your time as an international graduate student. 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/kxN0W.…

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Love in the Time of COVID-19: The Buddy Edition

Friday, September 25, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Online United States

Graduate Rackham International (GRIN) is back with the second edition of Love in the Time of COVID-19. For those not familiar, our last edition was a speed-dating event. However, to make it more friendly and accessible to everyone, we are shifting the focus from finding love to making new friends. The format stays the same, we'll be assigning pairs of people to virtual breakout rooms where they'll get the opportunity to meet new people. In the end, tell us who…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, September 28, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Online United States + Google Map

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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Anti-Racism Workshop

Monday, October 5, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Online United States

This workshop will center on the conceptualization and application of anti-racism work. Anti-racism work is defined and constructed differently across time and space within and without the academy. How does the way we think about anti-racism impact the approaches to dismantling racism? What are some emerging approaches in the higher education context? Explore what they mean for you and your path in DEI work. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty and staff, please contact…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, October 5, 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 Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, October 7, 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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Graduate Student Career Pathways: Preparing for Virtual Career Fairs and Other Networking Opportunities

Thursday, October 8, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Online United States + Google Map

Are you interested in learning how to effectively connect with prospective employers and colleagues? If so, this integrative workshop will help you to develop a strategy and strong pitch to maximize networking opportunities, such as career fairs or conferences. In addition to developing your elevator pitch, we will briefly discuss networking strategies and resources. 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…

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Rackham North: The Power of Storytelling

Friday, October 9, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Online United States

Charles Jacobs, leadership consultant and author of Management Rewired, will draw on insights from neuroscience and the humanities to share the power of storytelling as an approach to creating change and influencing others. The webinar will include a discussion of the five applications of storytelling and opportunities for applying them to your own scholarly work. Participants should come prepared with an idea or topic to engage with related to their research or a passion project. This workshop is designed for…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, October 9, 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: Understanding What Rackham Can Do For You

Friday, October 9, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Online United States

Join members of the Rackham Team as they discuss the different opportunities, programs, and resources available to you during your time as a graduate student. 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/ovMjd. 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…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, October 12, 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 North: Change It Up!

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

Change it Up! brings bystander intervention skills to the University of Michigan community for the purpose of building inclusive, respectful, and safe communities. It is based on a nationally recognized four-stage bystander intervention model that helps individuals intervene in situations that negatively impact individuals, organizations, and the campus community. 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/nbkpn. We…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, October 12, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States + Google Map

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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MORE Mentoring Plan Workshop

Tuesday, October 13, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Online United States

This workshop helps to enhance the mentoring relationship between the student and faculty mentor. Faculty and students will work independently in separate sessions to identify their own objectives and styles, and then faculty-student pairs will have time to work together to develop a mentoring plan: a two-way document to codify goals, needs, and shared expectations. Over 85% of Rackham doctoral students surveyed report that having a written agreement for successful mentoring is useful. This workshop is facilitated by the MORE…

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Assessing Organizational Culture Through a DEI Lens

Wednesday, October 14, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Online United States + Google Map

How do you assess whether organizations are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion? Come learn about how to assess various aspects of an organization’s culture during the job and internship search process through a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens. During this session you’ll have the opportunity to discuss the challenges of navigating this process and practice actionable strategies to evaluate an organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. For faculty…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, October 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 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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MORE Mentoring Plan Workshop

Friday, October 16, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Online United States

This workshop helps to enhance the mentoring relationship between the student and faculty mentor. Faculty and students will work independently in separate sessions to identify their own objectives and styles, and then faculty-student pairs will have time to work together to develop a mentoring plan: a two-way document to codify goals, needs, and shared expectations. Over 85% of Rackham doctoral students surveyed report that having a written agreement for successful mentoring is useful. This workshop is facilitated by the MORE…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, October 16, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States + Google Map

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: Career Planning During Graduate School

Friday, October 16, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Online United States

This session will share strategies and tools to help you explore career options and career preparation during graduate school. 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/zxMgD. 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…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, October 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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, October 21, 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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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LEAD: Empowering and Elevating Marginalized Voices

Friday, October 23, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Online United States

LEAD, Leading Equity And Diversity, is a series of conversations where attendees have the opportunity to hear from a diverse group of guests who lead and/or support DEI and Social Justice initiatives. This LEAD conversation will address the need to create a more inclusive environment for diverse communities on college campuses. Many faculty, staff and students of color have reported feeling isolated, unheard, and unseen. How can we elevate marginalized voices in the pursuit of racial equity and inclusion on…

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Rackham 101: Graduate Student Check-In

Friday, October 23, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Online United States

This session will provide you with the opportunity to network with other graduate students and to share your experiences, challenges, and concerns about graduate school. 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/bvNVZ. 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…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, October 26, 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, October 26, 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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham North: Ph.D. Pathways: Interviewing for Jobs Beyond the Professoriate

Wednesday, October 28, 9:30 am to 10:30 am EDT
Online United States

Interviewing for a job beyond the professoriate can differ greatly from the academic job search process. This workshop will focus on helping Ph.D. students to navigate the interview process (including specific tips on interviewing in the current virtual context), and strategize on how to effectively answer questions by articulating strengths and skills. While open to all, please note that this session will also include information designed to assist international students navigate the domestic U.S. interview process. We will explicitly discuss…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, October 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 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 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, October 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 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 For more…

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Rackham 101: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

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

You're awesome and so is this interactive workshop that will share research based strategies and practical tips for overcoming imposter syndrome. 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/R5zvq. 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…

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November 2020

Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, November 2, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Online United States + Google Map

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 North: Demonstrating a Commitment to Diversity

Monday, November 2, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Online United States

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) aptitude is now highly valued by many employers, both within and beyond academe. This interactive workshop will 1) show how employers are evaluating DEI in job interviews, 2) provide opportunities for reflection on how you demonstrate your commitment to DEI, and 3) provide time for students to practice answering common interview questions related to DEI. This workshop is designed primarily for graduate students seeking jobs beyond the professoriate. This workshop is designed for graduate students…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, November 2, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, November 4, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, November 6, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham 101: Communicating Across Differences

Friday, November 6, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Online United States

Learn the art of understanding and communicating with others who share different experiences and backgrounds. Learning this skill will help work towards building positive relationships and dialogue. 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/NxznV. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, November 9, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Online United States + Google Map

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, November 9, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham North: Faculty Job Interviews

Tuesday, November 10, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Online United States

Designed for those applying for faculty jobs, this interactive workshop will provide you with a high-level overview of the interview process for faculty positions and give you the opportunity to practice responding to several common interview questions in a low stakes setting with a peer. An experienced faculty member, Prof. Regena Nelson, will co-facilitate the session and answer your questions about faculty job interviews. Prof. Nelson is Chair and Professor of the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies at…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, November 11, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, November 13, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham 101: Navigating Your Identity in Graduate School

Friday, November 13, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Online United States

This workshop will help us delve into the intersections of our multiple identities and the implications they have for us in the academic, professional, and personal world. 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/3q3Z7. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, November 16, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
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, November 16, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, November 18, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham North: Navigating the Advisor/Mentor Relationship

Thursday, November 19, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Online United States

The advisor-advisee relationship is critical to graduate student success. This workshop will provide you with essential tools and strategies to create a positive relationship between you and your mentor or 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/pdMBO. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation…

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Rackham North: Navigating Difficult Conversations—Communicating Across Difference

Friday, November 20, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Online United States + Google Map

As a graduate student or postdoctoral scholar, you have likely already engaged in a number of difficult conversations throughout your life. Perhaps some of them went well, and others did not go as well as you had hoped. What distinguished these conversations from one another? In this interactive session, Rackham experts in conflict resolution will discuss how to navigate difficult conversations. You will leave with concrete strategies for productive dialogue and clear communication, able to approach difficult conversations with more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, November 20, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham 101: Stress Relief Techniques That Work!

Friday, November 20, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Online United States

This session will take you through practical stress relief strategies and techniques to assist you in getting through the final weeks of your semester and beyond! 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/xmPMl. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, November 23, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, November 25, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, November 30, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
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, November 30, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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December 2020

Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, December 2, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, December 4, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham 101: End of Semester Wrap Up and Social

Friday, December 4, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST
Online United States

Celebrate the end of your first semester at Rackham by connecting with colleagues, engaging in fun activities, and giving feedback on your first semester of graduate school. 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/0W1wZ. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please…

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Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, December 7, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Online United States + Google Map

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, December 7, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, December 9, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, December 11, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, December 14, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, December 16, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, December 18, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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. Zoom Meeting ID: 981 5994 7930 For more…

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