Professional development workshop series

In collaboration with the Graduate Student Association, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, the Graduate School is pleased to offer a series of seminars and workshops to help graduate students and postdoctoral fellows develop and enhance their professional skills to succeed in their current positions and future careers. All of the workshops are open to any graduate student or postdoc and registration is encouraged.

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  • Tips for De-stressing from UNR Counseling Services (virtual)

    Date and time: Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 2-3pm
    Location: This workshop will be provided live through zoom.
    Speakers: Presented by UNR Counseling Services: Dr. Michael Pauldine (Psychologist and Assessment Coordinator), Dr. Alicia Doman (Post Doctoral Scholar), Carla Franich (Operations and Outreach, Counseling Services)

    This workshop will cover topics such as:

    • Stress and how stress manifests emotionally, physically, and cognitively
    • Difficult emotional, physical, and cognitive patterns that can occur when working on dissertation/thesis
    • Behavioral and cognitive skills aimed at reducing stress
    • Importance of self-care
    • Interpersonal strategies to help reduce stress
    • Counseling Services resources, and specifically those for graduate students
  • An Introduction to APA Style (virtual)

    Date and time: Thursday, April 16, 2020, 2-3pm
    Location: This workshop will be provided live through zoom and will also potentially be recorded (more info will be provided as available).
    Speakers: Presented by Elena Azadbakht, UNR Librarian

    Participants will: (1) Become familiar with several major differences between the sixth and seventh editions of APA; and (2) Be able to cite some of the most common source types in APA style (e.g., journal articles, books, datasets, etc.)

  • Online Library Resources (virtual)

    Date and time: Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 12-1:30 pm
    Location: This workshop will be provided live through zoom and will also potentially be recorded (more info will be provided as available).
    Speakers: Presented by UNR Librarians, Elena Azadbakht, Amy Shannon, Mitch Winterman, and Roz Bucy

    Participants will become familiar with a wide variety of online library resources and services that can help them stay up-to-date with the research in their fields and continue their own research remotely. They will also know how to contact for help when encountering difficulties when teaching and completing class assignments or research projects at a distance.