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Jump Start Your Writing Group (Virtual)

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Looking for community and accountability when working on your writing projects from home? In this workshop, we will provide advice and resources to help you organize your own writing group. Register for Zoom Tuesday, 10/05 Sponsored by the Writing Center

Three Minute Thesis Information Session

Monday, September 27, 2021

This session will highlight the requirements necessary to create an effective presentation for the Three Minute Thesis competition. The session will also involve review of a sample 3MT presentations using the official judging rubric as well as allow participants an … Continued

Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp for Graduate Students

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp is a three-part series intended to increase students’ confidence communicating to broader audiences and practice developing persuasive skills that will create effective messaging and relay the importance of one’s research.

LinkedIn for Academics

Monday, September 13, 2021

You have a LinkedIn account and the basics set up; now what? Wait for people to find you? No. “Networking” is an active process that takes time and planning. After attending this workshop, you will understand: 1) Why LinkedIn is … Continued

Effectively Communicating with a Mentor

Monday, August 16, 2021

Effective communication is key to a successful mentor-mentee relationship. This workshop will provide participants opportunities to generate approaches that address communication challenges with academic mentors and strategies for assertive, clear communication. All graduate students are welcome to attend. REGISTER

Tar Heel ThreeMinuteThesis Competition

Monday, May 3, 2021

Join us for the first ever Tar Heel ThreeMinuteThesis (3MT) competition. Graduate students from 11 North Carolina graduate schools will participate: Imani Gilbert (Communication Sciences and Disorders, East Carolina University) Maurice Mathis (Education, Fayetteville State University) Janelle Mason (Computer Science, … Continued

Creating Connections: An Introduction to the Alda Method

Friday, March 26, 2021

The Alda Center’s Creating Connections program is a two-hour live, online workshop designed to help researchers learn to engage and inspire diverse audiences through effective communication, with a particular focus on virtual interactions. Participants will learn how to balance being … Continued

How to Speak Clearly, Concisely and with Conviction

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Through lecture, demonstration and interactive work, the workshop will cover effective communication strategies such as introducing yourself, speaking about your profession and studies, beginning any presentation and answering interview questions. Students will have the opportunity for one-on-one consultations with the … Continued

Responding to Reviewer Comments

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Congratulations! You have received an R&R from the journal! Now, what do you do? In this workshop, we will discuss general strategies for responding to reviewers’ comments and share some language for politely disagreeing. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to … Continued

Responding to Reviewer Comments

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Congratulations! You have received an R&R from the journal! Now, what do you do? In this workshop, we will discuss general strategies for responding to reviewers’ comments and share some language for politely disagreeing. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to … Continued