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2018-2019 PDI Event Calendar

Presentation TopicPresenterEvent OrganizerDate(s)Time
Graduate Student Prestigious Fellowship Workshop IDr. Michael Kahn, Institute of Biological Chemistry, CAHNRSPDI8/27/183:10-5:00 pm
Writing Workshop Series: Goal Setting and Project ManagementLorena O'English, Elitza Kotzeva, and Corinna NicolaouPDI9/05/181:00-3:00 pm
Graduate Student Prestigious Fellowship Workshop IIDr. Michael Kahn, Institute of Biological Chemistry, CAHNRSPDI9/12/182:10-4:00 pm
Graduate Student Roundtable for Industry CareersDr. Paula Chambers PDI9/17/189:00-11:00 am
Mentoring Doctoral Students for Non-Academic Careers: Faculty and Staff LuncheonDr. Paula Chambers PDI9/17/1812:00-1:30 pm
From Skills to Results: Re-Seeing Your Skills Through Non-Academic Eyes Dr. Paula Chambers PDI9/17/183:00-4:30 pm
Making the Leap: Key Factors That Get PhDs Hired into Non-Faculty JobsDr. Paula Chambers PDI9/17/185:30-7:00 pm
Data Literacy: Busting Myths of Big Data Part 1Dr. Nairanjana DasguptaPDI9/24/181:00-3:00 pm
Resume and Transferable SkillsDr. Isaiah Hankel (The Cheeky Scientist) PDI10/12/1812:00-2:00 pm
Learning to thrive, not just survive: Developing resiliency in grad school- Vancouver CampusDenise Yost, Director of CTLL PDI10/15/1810:00 am -12:00 pm
Resources Available for International Students at WSUElitza Kotzeva (GWC), Dr. Elizabeth Siler (Department of English), and Cody Tornow (International Student Advisor)PDI and LAIGSO10/19/1810:30 am -1:00 pm
Learning to thrive, not just survive: Developing resiliency in grad school- Spokane CampusCaitlin Bletscher, Clinical Assistant ProfessorPDI10/22/1810:00 am -12:00 pm
Submitting Your Thesis and DissertationDaniel Vickoren and Kelly Caraher from the Graduate School and WSU librarians Debra Spidal and Talea AndersonPDI10/24/1810:00 am-12:00 pm
Networking and Building Your Linked In Presence (Spokane Campus)Dr. Isaiah Hankel (The Cheeky Scientist) PDI10/26/183:00-6:00 pm
Stress Relief and MindfulnessDr. Anne Cox and Eleanor Dizon PDI11/1/182:00-4:00 pm
Writing workshop Series: Critical Reading Strategies
Lorena O'English and Elitza KotzevaPDI11/7/181:00-3:00 pm
Learning to thrive, not just survive: Developing resiliency in grad school- Tri-Cities CampusAnna Whitehall, Clinical Assistant ProfessorPDI11/9/1811:00 am -1:00 pm
Writing Lock In-PDI11/14/181:00-4:00 pm
Work and Wellness Discussion Series: How We WorkAuthor Leah Weiss and AFW faculty presenter PDI and Association of Faculty Women11/30/1812:00-1:00 pm
Tax Help for Graduate and Professional StudentsDr. Richard ToolsonPDI1/24/194:00-6:00 pm
Interviewing and Negotiating for Industry CareersDr. Isaiah Hankel (The Cheeky Scientist) PDI2/1/1912:00-2:00 pm
Hacking the Academic Job MarketDr. Karen Kelsky (The Professor is In) PDI2/7/1912:00-3:00 pm
Sexual Harassment in the AcademyDr. Karen Kelsky (The Professor is In) PDI2/8/199:00-11:00 am
Human Subject Research and Institutional Review Board WorkshopIRB Office PDI2/11/1910:00 am-12:00 pm
Writing Workshop Series: Literature ReviewsLorena O'EnglishPDI2/13/191:00-3:00 pm
Data Literacy: Busting Myths of Big Data Part 2Dr. Nairanjana DasguptaPDI2/19/191:00-3:00 pm
Submitting Your Thesis and DissertationDaniel Vickoren, Programs and Graduations Supervisor, and WSU librarians Debra Spidal and Talea AndersonPDI2/27/1912:00-2:00 pm
Stress Relief and MindfulnessDr. Cecilia Richards, Professor School of Mechanical and Materials EngineeringPDI3/6/19TBA
Work and Wellness Discussion Series: Braving the WildernessAFW faculty presenter PDI and Association of Faculty Women3/19/1912:00-1:00 pm
How a University WorksProvost Dan BernardoPDI3/20/191:00-3:00 pm
Writing Workshop Series: Writer's Block and Writing StrategiesElitza KotzevaPDI3/25/191:00-3:00 pm
Writing Lock In-PDI3/27/191:00-4:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Balance of Work, Life, and FamilyDr. Carmen R. Lugo–Lugo, Dr. Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, Dr. Joanna Kelley, and Dr. Omar CornejoPDI4/5/193:30-5:00 pm