Skills Series

Foundations Series

MODULE DESCRIPTION

PhD Plus Foundations series core module is offered every Fall and Spring.  Each module comprises 10 interactive sessions on the following topics. Each session is approximately 90 minutes long. Upon successful completion (70%) of this module, PhD students are eligible for a non-credit credential (PhDP 9000) on their academic transcript. PhD students can complete the module over multiple semesters. 

All sessions on scheduled on Monday, 3:30-5 PM (ET), in-person at New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349).

Spring 2022 Topics

  1. Values & Your PhD/Postdoctoral Journey (Jan 24)
  2. Contemplative Inquiry & Practice (Jan 31)
  3. Building Resilience & Leveraging Strengths (Feb 7)
  4. Project Management (Feb 14)
  5. Agency, Teams, And Conflict Management (Feb 21)
  6. Time Management (Feb 28)
  7. Effective Communication (Mar 14)
  8. Finance Management (Mar 21)
  9. Building Professional Presence & Relationships (Mar 28)
  10. Taking Care of Our Well-Being (Apr 4)

Registration for Spring 2022 Foundations Series

New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the first session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. This discussion on values will serve as a baseline for the rest of the series, which offers guidance on common areas related to your mentality, well-being, productivity, and professional preparation.

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the second session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series.

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the third session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. 

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the fourth session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. PhD students and Postdocs are essentially managers of your research projects. Therefore, learn and integrate project management principles in your work for efficiency and agility. Take ownership of your graduate experience to control the sense of powerlessness.

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the fifth session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. 

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the sixth session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. 'Working long hours, yet not having enough time in a day to finish work' may lead to burnout and decline in mental health and wellbeing.

In this session, PhD students and Postdocs will learn about

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the seventh session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. 

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the eighth session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. 

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the ninth session of the PhD+ Fall 2021 Foundations series. In this 90-minute interactive workshop, we will together explore the creative and professional ways to present ourselves in networking and establish a professional yet powerful presence.

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New Cabell Hall, French Conference Room (349)

This is the tenth session of the PhD+ Spring 2022 Foundations series. We are helping our mentees, students, and colleagues through stressful situations, all the while trying to take care of ourselves, PhD or Postdoctoral work, families, and more.

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