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Mentoring undergraduates in STEM research (in person)

TBA Chapel Hill, NC

Mentoring undergraduate students is a routine function of academic research labs with applications in academia and in business. This workshop, being offered again due to positive student feedback, is designed for graduate and post-graduate students who are already mentoring (or … Read more

Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp (in person)

The Graduate Student Center 211A West Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC

The Professional Communication Skills Boot Camp is 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. The Boot Camp takes a development approach … Read more

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) information session


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 sample 3MT presentations using the official judging rubric as well as allow participants an opportunity … Read more

Dissertation Boot Camp (in person)

The Writing Center 0127 SASB North

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. What do participants do each day? Set SMART goals for the week before the camp … Read more

Publish or perish: Academic publishing demystified


To land a tenure-track job, you’ve got to publish. To be successful, you need to know where to submit your work and what academic publishers are looking for in submissions. This interactive workshop will explain the academic publishing process to … Read more