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October 2021

Research, Teaching, and Mentoring at MSI/HBCUs

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Hear faculty from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) share their perspectives on being faculty at different types of institutions that serve diverse student populations. Each faculty panelist is associated with a partner institution as part of the Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) Program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Faculty names and affiliated institutions will be added as they are identified. In this event, you'll be able to: Gain…

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Bring An Inclusive Mindset to Your Teaching

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Learn about inclusive teaching approaches that build upon inclusive design frameworks, case studies, and educational research in this one-session workshop. As an introduction to inclusive teaching techniques, Professors Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy of the University of North Carolina will ask participants to reflect on inequities and diversity in their classrooms through interactive activities. After providing a framework for inclusive design and their own research results, Hogan and Sathy will lead participants through active learning exercises and case studies that…

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Get It Done! Winning Your Battle with Procrastination (Virtual)

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Battling procrastination may seem like an insurmountable challenge. Use this chance to get together with fellow procrastinators and learn about tools that have proven to be helpful. Create your own anti-procrastination toolkit! Register for Zoom Monday, 10/11 Sponsored by the Writing Center

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Jump Start Your Writing Group (In-Person)

October 12 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
0127 SASB North Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

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 in-person Tuesday, 10/12, 0127 SASB North Sponsored by the Writing Center

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LinkedIn: Expand Your Network, Leverage Your Job Search

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

**USE UNC EMAIL CREDENTIALS TO LOG INTO ZOOM FOR THIS WORKSHOP** LinkedIn has become one of the primary career exploration, job searching, and networking tools available on-line. In this workshop, you will learn how to best utilize LinkedIn to explore career options, develop professional relationships, maximize your profile and connections, and communicate your subject matter expertise. Additionally, you will learn how best to connect with UNC-CH alumni and strengthen your professional brand through LinkedIn. What you will gain after this…

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Teaching as Research (TAR) Lunch-and-Learn

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

What is Teaching as Research (TAR)? Why is it important as part of my teaching development? How do I get started designing a project? What are the benefits of engaging in this high impact activity? Interested in learning more? Come to the lunch-and-learn info session to hear more about CIRTL at UNC Chapel Hill and getting started with Teaching as Research. REGISTER

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LinkedIn for Academics

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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 used for the recruitment and vetting of candidates 2) The importance of skills and keywords and how they are essential to your LinkedIn profile 3) How to reach out to an individual on LinkedIn 4) Begin to appreciate the many…

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Three Minute Thesis Information Session

October 13 @ 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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Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp for Graduate Students

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.

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Tackling The Federal Job Search Process

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

**USE UNC EMAIL CREDENTIALS TO LOG INTO ZOOM FOR THIS WORKSHOP** Interested in government jobs? Did you know that applying for federal jobs is a totally unique process? Come to this panel to learn from subject matter experts on how to sucessfully search and apply for federal jobs. What you will learn after this workshop: Career Exploration: You will be provided with information to identify what is required to be successful in specific professions, in particular to successfully search and…

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