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October 2017

CVs, Resumes, and Cover Letter for Non-Academic Careers

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Learn how to sell yourself and make a positive first impression through your job application materials. The structure, formatting, and content of CVs, resumes, and cover letters will be discussed along with samples for analysis and how you can sell your transferable skills to a non-academic employer. Apply lessons learned from this workshop to your own job application materials.   REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/yd5eeue5

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Three Minute Thesis Competition – Fall 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - Wednesday, October 25, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ). The exercise challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT® develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. The preliminary rounds of the 3MT® will take place on Monday October 23 and Wednesday…

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February 2018

Improvisation training to improve communication and active listening with Bianca Casusol

Monday, February 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Murray Hall G201 Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

https://thepit-chapelhill.com/bianca-casusol/ Improv training has been shown to be effective at improving communication, teamwork and active listening.  Join Bianca Casusol (Magnet Theater People and The PIT Chapel Hill) in an interactive introduction to improvisation.  No experience necessary - just show up prepared to have fun!  Note that limited slots are available for this experience. Register here:  http://tinyurl.com/yc942lda

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September 2018

Implementing Active Learning

Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This workshop will allow participants to design a lesson plan and implement it as a teaching demonstration. The focus will be to identify an appropriate active learning technique, deliver the lesson and provide an opportunity for additional guidance and feedback for improved implementation. REGISTER

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October 2018

Three Minute Thesis Information Session

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

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 presentation using the official judging rubric as well as allow participants an opportunity to conceptualize their own 3MT presentation. REGISTER

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Three Minute Thesis Competition – Preliminary Rounds

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ). The exercise challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT® develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. The preliminary rounds of the 3MT® will take place on Tuesday Oct 23 and Wednesday…

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Three Minute Thesis Competition – Preliminary Rounds

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ). The exercise challenges graduate students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. 3MT® develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. The preliminary rounds of the 3MT® will take place on Tuesday Oct 23 and Wednesday…

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November 2018

CIRTL Teaching-as-Research Presentations

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Hear graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching-as-Research (TAR) projects in this online presentation session. TAR projects investigate questions about teaching and learning, including assessing the effectiveness of specific learning activities and tools, examining the learning process about a specific topic, or characterizing the student experience in the classroom. This session will be a group viewing session. Dinner provided for in-person attendees. REGISTER

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October 2019

Three Minute Thesis Final Competition 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bondurant G100 Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that allows current graduate students to foster effective presentation and communication skills. Participants have just three minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their research project to a non-specialist audience. All are welcome to attend and serve as an audience who will select the People's Choice award and a panel of judges will select 1st and 2nd place winners. UNC Chapel Hill's top 10 participants for 2019 are: Olufunmilayo Arogbokun, a…

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September 2020

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Information Session

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 opportunity to conceptualize their own 3MT presentation. REGISTER

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