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Financial Literacy: Investing and Retirement

Monday, March 9, 2015

How do you manage risks and investing for retirement with today’s economic realities? How will your retirement planning change during your professional life?  Participants will learn basic terminology of retirement options and strategies for investing early in one’s career.  Spouses … Continued

Future Proofing Your Ph.D.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

This two hour long workshop will discuss alternate academic careers and provide participants with tips to secure employment in these positions. Led by Brenda Bethman Ph.D., Director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Women’s Center and founder of Alt-Academix, this … Continued

Leadership Development: Managing People & Projects

Monday, November 24, 2014

Effective communications and productive interpersonal relationships are paramount to effective teams and organizational success.  In this session, you will understand your own and each others style of leading, communicating and getting work done. Facilitated by: Peter Metzner, MA, MPA, BCC … Continued

Etiquette Luncheon

Friday, October 24, 2014

Join us for a luncheon at the Carolina Inn to learn the ins and outs of proper business etiquette.  Especially useful when you attend conferences, job interviews, and beyond. Co-sponsored by the Graduate School, University Career Services, and the Office … Continued

Stepping Up, Not Stepping Aside: Chancellor Carol Folt

Monday, October 13, 2014

We invite you to come hear about Chancellor Folt’s journey from a woman in science to UNC’s first female chancellor. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask Chancellor Folt questions during a Q&A session. Students, fellows, faculty, and staff … Continued

Financial Literacy: Personal Finances

Monday, September 29, 2014

This workshop will provide insights and strategies to address topics including: managing credit and student loans, personal budgeting, savings, investing, and retirement plans. Facilitated by: Richard Blankenship. REGISTER:

TAs and the Honor Court System

Friday, August 22, 2014

This event is being held to facilitate communication between the Honor Court System and university Teaching Assistants in order to inform Teaching Assistants of the processes and procedures associated with the Honor Court and advise them on the recent policy … Continued

The Imposter Syndrome with Valerie Young

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Do you secretly worry that others will find out you’re not as intelligent and competent as they seem to think you are? Do you often dismiss your accomplishments as a “fluke” or “no big deal?” If so, join the club! … Continued

Navigating Organizational Culture

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A key organizational skill for graduate students is tuning into subtle differences of departmental and organizational culture. Participants in this workshop will learn a framework for assessing the culture of their departments and where they  “fit.”  This will be an opportunity … Continued