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October 2019

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp – Fall 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
The Writing Center, 0127 SASB North

Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. Three additional boot camps will be offered in Spring and Summer 2020. Dates TBA. REGISTER

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January 2020

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp – Jan 2020

January 27 @ 9:00 am - January 31 @ 1:00 pm
The Writing Center, 0127 SASB North

Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. Additional boot camps will be offered May and June 2020. Dates TBA. REGISTER

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February 2020

Writing Effective Teaching Statements

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This workshop will introduce participants to teaching statements as a professional document that captures what’s important to your teaching process and supporting student learning. Participants will get started writing a teaching statement through common structures and strategies, particularly evidence-based approaches and inclusive teaching practices to create an effective and impactful teaching statement. REGISTER

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March 2020

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

March 10 @ 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 – PC users

March 12 @ 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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May 2020

Virtual Dissertation Writing Boot Camp

May 11 @ 9:00 am - May 15 @ 12:30 pm

Join fellow dissertation writers for a week of focused writing. Dissertation Boot Camp will meet through Zoom and will be facilitated by the UNC Writing Center. Participants will set goals for the week, experiment with writing strategies, work on their writing in several structured time blocks, and engage in a series of writing-related discussions with other grad students. The Zoom link will be sent to registered participants. REGISTER

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June 2020

Virtual Dissertation Writing Boot Camp – June 2020

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 26 @ 12:30 pm

Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. Join fellow dissertation writers for a week of focused writing. Dissertation Boot Camp will meet through Zoom and will be facilitated by the UNC Writing Center. Participants will set goals for the week, experiment with writing strategies, work on their writing in several structured time blocks, and engage in a series of…

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September 2020

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp

September 28 @ 8:00 am - October 2 @ 5:30 pm

Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for graduate doctoral students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. Camps are facilitated by Writing Center staff. Choose morning or afternoon. Register here for Section 1:   9 am - 12:30 pm Register here for Section 2:   2 pm - 5:30 pm Register with your onyen@email.unc.edu, no matter what email address you use.

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Academic Career Series: Teaching Statements

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Participants will reflect on their own teaching practice and tailor their own teaching statement/philosophy. Key components of an effective teaching statement will be discussed. Open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. REGISTER

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October 2020

Dissertation Writing Boot Camps

October 19 @ 9:00 am - October 23 @ 5:30 pm

Join fellow dissertation writers for a week of focused writing. Dissertation Boot Camp will meet through Zoom and will be facilitated by the UNC Writing Center. Participants will set goals for the week, experiment with writing strategies, work on their writing in several structured time blocks, and engage in a series of writing-related discussions with other grad students.   Choose morning or afternoon. Because it's on Zoom, returners are welcome! Register here for Section 1:   9 am - 12:30 pm…

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