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PLEASE NOTE: The Fall semester will begin on Tuesday, August 25. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

PhD + Events

September 21, 2020 | 3:30 pm

This is the second session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

The challenges in graduate school and Postdoc training may cause...

September 22, 2020 | 12:00 pm

This is part of Level 2: Skills Training of PhD Plus Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Future Faculty module.

In this...

September 22, 2020 | 4:30 pm

Different ways of thinking can also benefit from different ways of connecting with and understanding those for whom we are trying develop novel...

September 23, 2020 | 4:00 pm

This is the third event of the NSF GRFP Fall Intensive Workshop Series that focuses on a peer review of both statements.

All sessions will...

September 24, 2020 | 12:00 pm

This is part of Level 2: Skills Training of PhD Plus Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Future Faculty module.

In this...

September 24, 2020 | 4:00 pm

This PhD+ Data Literacy: Intro to Python series will introduce students to programming in the language. Python is a popular language widely used...

September 24, 2020 | 7:00 pm

In collaboration with PhD Plus, the Graduate Consulting Club is hosting a virtual seminar series featuring current advanced degree consultants or...

September 25, 2020 | 12:00 pm

This is part of Level 3: Job Search of PhD Plus Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Future Faculty module.

In this...

September 25, 2020 | 3:00 pm

In this session, we will see an example of a Bain style “interviewee led” case as well as delve deeper into case interview math and market sizing...

September 28, 2020 | 12:00 pm

This is part of Level 3: Job Search of PhD Plus Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Future Faculty module.

In this...

September 28, 2020 | 3:30 pm

This is the third session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

'Working long hours, yet not having enough time in a day to finish...

September 29, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Do you struggle to explain your research succinctly to friends and colleagues outside your field? In this session, we will apply a specific...

September 29, 2020 | 4:30 pm

Participants will join CvilleBioHub for their monthly event. Detail and registration information will be shared later.

INSTRUCTOR

David...

September 30, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Do you struggle to explain your research succinctly to friends and colleagues outside your field? In this session, we will apply a specific...

September 30, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Do you struggle to explain your research succinctly to friends and colleagues outside your field? In this session, we will apply a specific...

September 30, 2020 | 5:00 pm
Submit your complete NSF GRFP application for review by faculty members, previous reviewers, and previous winners!  Submission form will be available...
October 1, 2020 | 12:00 pm

This is part of Level 3: Job Search of PhD Plus Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Future Faculty module.

In this...

October 1, 2020 | 3:30 pm

PhD+ Career Design skills training series in Fall 2020 will be offered every Thursday of October at 3.30 pm – 5 pm (5 weeks equal to 7.5 hours in-...

October 2, 2020 | 3:00 pm

How can one effectively conduct primary research to learn more about consulting?  Effective networking is a critical part of the job search...

October 5, 2020 | 3:30 pm

This is the fourth session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

PhD students and Postdocs are essentially managers of your research...

October 6, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Imagine you are explaining your research to a friend or family member. As you finish, they are staring at you with a glazed look in their eyes. ...

October 6, 2020 | 4:30 pm

Today's discussion will center upon the challenge of defining and understanding not only (a) the underlying "problem" any idea/invention is trying...

October 7, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Imagine you are explaining your research to a friend or family member. As you finish, they are staring at you with a glazed look in their eyes. ...

October 7, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Doctoral education opens doors to engaging and often unexpected pathways, with opportunities for significant public impact—an essential element of...

October 7, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Imagine you are explaining your research to a friend or family member. As you finish, they are staring at you with a glazed look in their eyes. ...

October 8, 2020 | 3:30 pm

PhD+ Career Design skills training series in Fall 2020 will be offered every Thursday of October at 3.30 pm – 5 pm (5 weeks equal to 7.5 hours in-...

October 12, 2020 | 3:30 pm

This is the fifth session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

Research productivity is highly dependent on healthy team dynamics....

October 13, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Have you ever thought much about your physical presence in front of an audience? A lot of people immediately think about the act of speaking,...

October 13, 2020 | 4:30 pm

The tools of science aren't just for, well, science. Thinking like a scientist—being hypothesis-driven—can also be the right frame of mind when...

October 14, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Have you ever thought much about your physical presence in front of an audience? A lot of people immediately think about the act of speaking,...

October 14, 2020 | 4:00 pm

Have you ever thought much about your physical presence in front of an audience? A lot of people immediately think about the act of speaking,...

October 15, 2020 | 3:30 pm

PhD+ Career Design skills training series in Fall 2020 will be offered every Thursday of October at 3.30 pm – 5 pm (5 weeks equal to 7.5 hours in-...

October 19, 2020 | 3:30 pm

This is the sixth session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

Living from paycheck to paycheck can add stress to the already complex...

October 19, 2020 | 5:00 pm

NSF GRFP applications are due at 5pm (local time of applicant's mailing address) on the following dates:

Monday, October 19...

October 20, 2020 | 4:00 pm

It's a universal experience: Every single one of us has sat through a presentation with slides that distracted from the speaker. Perhaps you even...

October 20, 2020 | 4:30 pm

No innovation exists in a vacuum. Instead, these new discoveries or inventions exist in the context of alternative ideas and solutions. And so,...

October 21, 2020 | 12:00 pm

It's a universal experience: Every single one of us has sat through a presentation with slides that distracted from the speaker. Perhaps you even...

October 21, 2020 | 4:00 pm

It's a universal experience: Every single one of us has sat through a presentation with slides that distracted from the speaker. Perhaps you even...

October 22, 2020 | 3:30 pm

PhD+ Career Design skills training series in Fall 2020 will be offered every Thursday of October at 3.30 pm – 5 pm (5 weeks equal to 7.5 hours in-...

October 26, 2020 | 3:30 am

This is the seventh session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

“Communication” is consistently listed among the top skills...

October 27, 2020 | 4:30 pm

Participants will join CvilleBioHub for their monthly event. Detail and registration information will be shared later.

INSTRUCTOR

David...

October 28, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Have you ever tried to explain a complicated idea from your field and found your self trying to compare it to something else? This is a good...

October 29, 2020 | 3:30 pm

PhD+ Career Design skills training series in Fall 2020 will be offered every Thursday of October at 3.30 pm – 5 pm (5 weeks equal to 7.5 hours in-...

November 2, 2020 | 3:30 pm

This is the eighth session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

In this 90-minute interactive workshop, we will together explore the...

November 3, 2020 | 4:30 pm

Any innovation ultimately creates impact, impact which has value—whether measured in pure dollars or other terms. Yet, pricing truly novel...

November 4, 2020 | 4:00 pm

(Please note that this is the same workshop as the Nov. 18th session.) 

In this one hour workshop, we will practice four basic principles...

November 5, 2020 | 12:00 pm

In this new discussion series, we will explore science communication around the world. For each session, a brief read-ahead will be provided (a...

November 9, 2020 | 3:30 pm

This is the ninth session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

We are helping our mentees, students, and colleagues through stressful...

November 10, 2020 | 4:30 pm

Estimating the number of people or entities who might benefit from any innovation is the sort of exercise ultimately designed for understanding...

November 11, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Have you ever heard anyone say, "know your audience"? That's great advice, but how do you do it? In this one hour session, we will explore a...

November 12, 2020 | 2:00 pm

PhD Plus is excited to announce the latest addition to our research communication curriculum: Speak Easy. Developed by UVA PhD student Adrienne...

November 16, 2020 | 3:30 pm

This is the last session of the PhD+ Fall 2020 Foundations series. 

In this session, participants will

meet PhD+ Foundations series...
November 17, 2020 | 4:30 pm

Our objective for this session is to discuss the various facets of a startup venture by way of the “buttons” that often get pushed during a...

November 18, 2020 | 12:00 pm

(Please note that this is the same workshop as the Nov. 4th session.) 

In this one hour workshop, we will practice four basic principles of...

November 19, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Storytelling is a wonderful skill. How many times have you listened to someone tell a story and found yourself lost in the moment? In this 75-...

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