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February 2016

  • Feb 1 2016 -
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    This workshop will give you tips for deciding if graduate education is in your future as well as tips for the application process. You’ll learn how to identify and research the schools that are the best fit for you.

  • Feb 3 2016 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    This workshop is designed to help translate your CV into a resume. You will work with a skilled career coach on translating your CV into a resume. You will also learn the difference between CVs and resumes from an employer's perspective.

  • Feb 4 2016 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    The following event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Due to a family emergency, our guest speaker is no longer available this Thursday.

  • Feb 11 2016 -
    5:30pm to 8:00pm

    One-time volunteers help run a themed family reading night in collaboration with the Ginsberg Center for Community Service & Learning and Hamilton Crossing in Ypsilanti. Volunteers will facilitate stations that will engage families in activities based on the evening’s selected book.

  • Feb 16 2016 -
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Are you a Ph.D. student who is interested in exploring career options outside of academia? Join us, along with other Ph.D. students, to learn about MBTI Theory to explore the fit between personality and non-academic career options. Sponsored by The Career Center.

  • Feb 17 2016 -
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Women tend to ask for less than their male counterparts and the consequences of this difference can add up to be a serious disadvantage over the course of a women’s career.

  • Feb 22 2016 -
    8:30am to 10:30am

    Once a month during the winter, Rackham is offering you an opportunity to join your fellow graduate students for a light breakfast to kick off your week. Rackham will be offering bagels, fruit, coffee and juice.

  • Feb 23 2016 -
    11:30am to 1:00pm

    STEM fields have so many great stories, but they can often be difficult to tell. In this workshop, participants will learn the basic fundamentals of narrative and storytelling and then apply those lessons to develop the story of their own work.

  • Feb 24 2016 -
    8:15am to 10:30am

    An opportunity for faculty and staff to engage in a conversation with Rackham on diversity, equity and inclusion

    8:15am: Breakfast

    8:30am to 10:30am: Diversity Forum

  • Feb 24 2016 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Learn how to quickly articulate your transferrable skills to an interviewer. This interactive, hands on workshop will help you prepare how to handle the toughest interview questions with skill and confidence.

  • Feb 24 2016 -
    5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Get current updates and be a part of shaping the next steps for Rackham's strategic plan on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Feb 25 2016 -
    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Come and cast your vote for the best presentation at the Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT®), where Ph.D. students compete to deliver the best research presentation in just 3 minutes (and one slide).

  • Feb 25 2016 -
    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    The University of Michigan's MiSciWriters, Rackham Graduate School and Literati Bookstore invite you to a unique opportunity to hear a panel of scientists discuss Contributing t