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Gender, Race, & Ignoring Emails

Does race and gender discrimination shape the ways in which emails are read and responded to in academic settings? The answer to this question, according to collaborative studies undertaken by Katherine Milkman, Modupe Akinola, and Dolly Chugh: absolutely. To read an overview of these studies on bias and email, check out the article "E-mails Ignored, [...]

By | October 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Gender, Race, & Ignoring Emails

Creating an Individual Development Plan

There is a new website designed to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows --especially those in the sciences-- create an Individual Development Plan (IDP). An IDP helps you explore career options available to you and set goals to help you follow the career path you have chosen. To create an online IDP, check out the [...]

By | October 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Creating an Individual Development Plan

Empathy and Mentoring Talk: Thursday, 4 October from 12-1pm in HUB 260

Would you like to connect with peers, students, or mentees on a deeper interpersonal level? Interested in learning how to incorporate empathetic listening and communication practices into your mentoring and teaching? Please attend Emily Mattingly's UCR Lunchtime Learning talk-- "Enhance Your Empathy for Others"-- on Thursday, 4 October from 12-1pm in HUB 260! If interested [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Empathy and Mentoring Talk: Thursday, 4 October from 12-1pm in HUB 260

New Graduate Students: How You Should Spend Your Summer

Here is a great article from the Chronicle for Higher Education about how you should be spending your time during your first and second summers as a graduate student!

By | July 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Graduate Students: How You Should Spend Your Summer

Crafting Your Teaching Philosophy

Tuesday May 15, 1-2:30 UOB 145 Why do you teach?  How do you teach?  What are your goals in teaching? Knowing who you are as a teacher makes you a better one.  This is why anyone who teaches or plans to teach should come to the "Crafting Your Teaching Philosophy" workshop! Another great reason to [...]

By | May 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Crafting Your Teaching Philosophy
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