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March 2018

The Science, Policy, and Business Trifecta behind Intellectual Property

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bioinformatics 1131 Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Invited guest panelists from university and business fields will present the policy, business, and legal perspectives of intellectual property. We will cover a number of topics including copyright, ownership and open access policies, patents, trademarks, and licensing agreements. Speakers will also share their career paths and the cross-disciplinary nature of their work. Refreshments will be served. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y86m8pc6

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April 2018

Enhancing Interpersonal and Leadership Effectiveness

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The desired outcome of this session is to provide participants with needed “people” skills that are paramount to team and organizational effectiveness. Each will understand to how to create work environments that foster engagement and productive working relationships. Participants will be able to better understand their own and others differing personalities and learn how to better work with, manage, mentor, communicate with and motivate the various types measured by the Peoplemap assessment. Facilitator: Peter Metzner, Dynamic Change, Inc. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y9soompj

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L.E.A.D. Workshop Series: Conflict Management

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Student Life & Leadership (SLL) L.E.A.D. Certificate workshop series provides UNC students with the opportunity to participate in leadership workshops throughout the year that focus on leadership development within the context of academic, personal, and professional environments. Come out and join us! REGISTER: https://heellife.unc.edu/event/1672733

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STEM focused Safe Zone Training

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The STEM Pride organization is pleased to announce that a STEM focused Safe Zone training program has recently been developed. This is a great opportunity to learn ways to be an ally and support members of the LGBTQ community.  Three benefits of participating:    (1) Develop practical skills to address situations where colleagues can feel excluded.   (2) Demonstrate your commitment to improving diversity and inclusion in STEM disciplines.  (3) Network with other STEM faculty and staff at UNC in an…

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Strategies to Support Students in Crisis – For TAs and RAs

April 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Do you teach or supervise undergraduate students? How confident are you in your ability to assist a student in distress? What resources would you refer a student to if they were dealing with issues that effected their ability to come to class, turn in assignments, or work in the lab? The Office of the Dean of Students is offering a brief workshop to help you develop the skills necessary to navigate these situations in your current role as a TA…

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L.E.A.D. Workshop Series: Values-Based Leadership

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Student Life & Leadership (SLL) L.E.A.D. Certificate workshop series provides UNC students with the opportunity to participate in leadership workshops throughout the year that focus on leadership development within the context of academic, personal, and professional environments. Come out and join us! REGISTER: https://heellife.unc.edu/event/1672732

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CultureActive

April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Murray Hall G201 Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Learn your personal cultural profile and how to work effectively within a diverse team of individuals.  Receive a detailed profile about your own communication style as well as feedback on how to maximize your effectiveness as a professional in light of that communication style. Access a large database of information and resources which focus on doing business internationally. Learn more about yourself, working with others, and working around the globe. PLEASE NOTE: this workshop involves about 45 minutes of required pre-work in order to…

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L.E.A.D. Workshop Series: Implicit Bias

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Student Life & Leadership (SLL) L.E.A.D. Certificate workshop series provides UNC students with the opportunity to participate in leadership workshops throughout the year that focus on leadership development within the context of academic, personal, and professional environments. Come out and join us! REGISTER: https://heellife.unc.edu/event/1672731

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Course Development Institute for Graduate Students

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Are you teaching a course for the first time this Summer or next Fall? Have you taught before and want to revise or refresh the content? This workshop will use Backward Course Design to assist instructors on developing a syllabus, a course plan, model lesson planning, creating learning objectives, ideas for student-centered engagement, and how to evaluate students' learning outcomes. Bring your own course materials for discussion, revising, and sharing. Individual students or small groups of students working on the…

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May 2018

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp

May 14 @ 9:00 am - May 18 @ 1:00 pm
The Writing Center, 0127 SASB North

Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. Each day will include a writing strategy or activity led by a Writing Center staff member and several blocks of uninterrupted writing time. Debriefing and informal conversations with fellow graduate students over lunch, which will be provided. Cost: $20. THIS EVENT IS FULL  

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