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March 2017

  • Mar 2 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Are you a Ph.D. student that is interested in maximizing your job search, gaining experience, or would like to enhance your professional brand through an additional online resource? If so, then the University Career Center (UCC) Handshake appointments are a great resource for you.

  • Mar 7 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Are you planning on going into the job market soon? Did you know that 92% of companies (including colleges and universities) use or plan to use social media to recruit? Many graduate students have a love/hate relationship with social media.

  • Mar 7 2017 - 7:30pm

    The 25th Wallenberg Medal will be awarded to civil rights lawyer and social rights activist Bryan Stevenson. Stevenson founded the Equal Justice Initiative in 1989 in Montgomery, Alabama, which guarantees a legal defense to every inmate on death row in the state.

  • Mar 9 2017 -
    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Do you have questions about taxes? This session will provide you with information on basic tax issues such as rules regarding scholarship, fellowships, earning money in multiple states, and informational resources.

  • Mar 10 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Dean Carol A. Fierke will be holding “Brown Bag Dean’s Office Hours” for student walk-in meetings. No appointment is necessary.

  • Mar 10 2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Need help with your federal taxes? Come to the presentation and get your questions answered. This workshop is specifically designed for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars.

  • Mar 10 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    The most important part about negotiating a startup package is to realize that it's not only about the money! It's about getting your career launched as quickly and effectively as possible.

  • Mar 14 2017 -
    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Featuring "A Thousand Cuts" a CRLT Players Performance: Responding to Student Climate Concerns

  • Mar 15 2017 -
    11:30am to 1:30pm

    Please join us in the Rackham lobby for our fourth annual GRADitude at Rackham event. Come for lunch and write a thank you note to alumni donors who give back to Rackham to support graduate students.

  • Mar 15 2017 -
    11:30am to 1:00pm

    In this session, the presenter will discuss how to begin defining your career options, formulating goals and adjusting your mindset for a successful and satisfying career in science.

  • Mar 15 2017 -
    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    This workshop specifically designed for graduate students, and presented by CAPS counselors, will focus on cultivating an understanding of the Art of Sleep and Restfulness.

  • Mar 16 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Are you interested in learning how to effectively connect with colleagues and prospective employers? If so, this integrative workshop will help you to develop a strong pitch that can be used in the networking opportunities.

  • Mar 18 2017 -
    9:00am to 2:30pm

    Students of Color of Rackham (SCOR) are bringing together students of color, allies, and local police and security officers for a day of dialogue, workshops, and community building.

  • Mar 22 2017 -
    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Representatives from the Michigan Department of the Treasury will explain the State of Michigan tax form to international students and scholars. This workshop is specifically designed for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars. It will not help permanent residents or U.S. citizens.

  • Mar 22 2017 -
    1:30pm to 3:30pm

    Representatives from the Michigan Department of the Treasury will explain the State of Michigan tax form to international students and scholars. This workshop is specifically designed for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars. It will not help permanent residents or U.S. citizens.

  • Mar 22 2017 -
    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Change it Up! brings bystander intervention skills to the University of Michigan community for the purpose of building inclusive, respectful and safe communities.

  • Mar 23 2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    As students, difficult conversations are a regular part of our social and academic experiences; however, they don’t need to be difficult. There are many things that make difficult conversations challenging – assumptions, emotions, power, etc.

  • Mar 23 2017 -
    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Presenter: Michael S. Melfi J.D., M.B.A., Attorney and Entrepreneur

  • Mar 24 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Are you interested in connecting with other U-M Ph.D. students and creating a sense of community?

  • Mar 28 2017 -
    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Many graduate students struggle with a lack of confidence and impostor syndrome. This workshop is designed to share the framework of positive mindset, and will provide research-based strategies on the power of positive thinking and overcoming performance anxiety.

  • Mar 29 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    As the percentage of college students with children and other nontraditional students (NTS) increases, U-M staff and faculty will need to know how best to serve this diverse population.

  • Mar 30 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Are you having a hard time synthesizing your academic experiences in hopes of landing a job outside of academia? The process of crafting a strong resume can often be difficult for graduate students.