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Credit? How It Really Works

Monday, January 28, 2013

The good, the bad, and confusing parts of credit cards will be addressed in this session. Learn the dos, don’ts and how to protect yourself. We will discuss the differences between credit scores and reports and demystify both concepts so … Continued

Taxes and Savings: Practical Tips

Monday, January 28, 2013

What do taxes and savings have to do with each other? If you don’t know that is why you should take this seminar. We will discuss a few taxes and the entities that collect your money (hint: it is not … Continued

Communicating Your Research/Scholarship

Monday, January 14, 2013

Being able to orally communicate what your research involves and the impact of the outcomes are important aspects of your professional career.  Learn about strategies to clearly, concisely and accurately depict your scholarship to a wide range of audiences and … Continued

New Principal Investigator (PI) Training for Graduate Students

Monday, January 7, 2013

This workshop will focus on what doctoral students who are Principal Investigators (PIs) on sponsored fellowships should know about research compliance and data management and security at UNC-CH. Presenters: Phyllis Daugherty, Director of Training and Development, Office of Sponsored Research … Continued

Honor Court System from a TA Perspective

Monday, December 17, 2012

A working session to understand the Honor Court system from a TA perspective: information on the code and honor court, honor court case studies, and Q&A. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/b354dfw

Presentation Skills for Corporate Culture

Monday, December 17, 2012

You may be an expert at delivering academic-style presentations, but are you prepared to give presentations in a U.S. business environment? You’ll learn tips for organizing your content, delivering with confidence, and complementing your talk with effective PowerPoint slides.  Facilitated … Continued

Etiquette Luncheon

Monday, December 17, 2012

Learn about the do’s and don’ts of professional business etiquette while dining over a three-course meal.  Ray Angle, Director of University Career Services will be facilitating this event.  Co-sponsored by The Graduate School, University Career Services, and Office of Postdoctoral … Continued

Navigating Organizational Culture

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Participants in this workshop will learn a framework for assessing the culture of their departments and where they “fit.” This will be an opportunity for participants to identify necessary adjustments to help meet academic and personal goals. Lunch provided REGISTER: … Continued

Professionalism and Creating an Individual Development Plan

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Students will engage in a self-assessment inventory of skills related to their own professionalism and learn strategies that can enhance their own approaches to becoming effective professionals.  Students will also start their own Individual Development Plan and learn how to … Continued