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211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
(919) 962-2505 http://gradschool.unc.edu/gsc/
The Graduate Student Center (GSC)
211A West Cameron Avenue
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5492
Phone: (919) 962-2505
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January 2019

GradMinds – Information Session

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Interested in meeting and working with amazing graduate students? Are you passionate about interdisciplinary research? Check out GradMinds! Interest Meeting. GradMinds was developed off of the Masterminds model and seeks to give graduate students the opportunity to: (1) be a part of an interdisciplinary peer network; and (2) meet graduate students outside of your department. The goal of GradMinds is to provide an environment for brainstorming, learning, accountability, and support, to sharpen your skill sets for future professional endeavors. Please…

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Resiliency and Imposter Syndrome

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

As graduate students, it’s critical to learn how to deal with challenges and set-backs to progress and advance personally and professionally. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism and how to use feedback constructively. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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Communication Styles and Conflict Resolution

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Effective communication is critical to success in our professional careers as well as daily interactions. This workshop will provide opportunities to assess your communication style, learn strategies on how to best interact with others who may not share your style, determine issues that are impacting your progress and how to respond to conflict in constructive ways. REGISTER

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February 2019

Evidence-based Teaching: Discussion of Education Research journal articles

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This interdisciplinary discussion will focus on education research journal articles that participants will identify and share with the group. Participants will gain ideas for new teaching strategies, learn how students learn more effectively and how to assess students’ progress through published evidence-based studies. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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March 2019

Tips and Tricks Using MSWord to Format Your Dissertation – PC users

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

For most graduate students, the Ph.D. dissertation is the single largest document you have ever created, and learning to format and lay out a 200+ page document can suck up hours and even days of your precious time. Fortunately, there are a number of features and tricks in Microsoft Word that can make the task more manageable. Graduate School staff will also be present to review recent updates to formatting guidelines for submission. REGISTER

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Tips and Tricks Using MSWord to Format Your Dissertation – Mac users

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

For most graduate students, the Ph.D. dissertation is the single largest document you have ever created, and learning to format and lay out a 200+ page document can suck up hours and even days of your precious time. Fortunately, there are a number of features and tricks in Microsoft Word that can make the task more manageable. Graduate School staff will also be present to review recent updates to formatting guidelines for submission. REGISTER

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Effective Mentoring

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 8, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be mentoring undergraduate students this summer 2019 are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in discussions.…

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Effective Mentoring

March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 8, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be mentoring undergraduate students this summer 2019 are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in discussions.…

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Evidence-based Teaching: Discussion of Education Research journal articles

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This interdisciplinary discussion will focus on education research journal articles that participants will identify and share with the group. Participants will gain ideas for new teaching strategies, learn how students learn more effectively and how to assess students’ progress through published evidence-based studies. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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April 2019

Effective Mentoring

April 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 8, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be mentoring undergraduate students this summer 2019 are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in discussions.…

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Effective Mentoring

April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 8, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be mentoring undergraduate students this summer 2019 are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in discussions.…

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