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Past PDI Events

Presentation TopicPresenterEvent OrganizerDate(s)
Campus Resources with Michell JaworskiAssistant Dean Michell Jaworski PDI8/30/16
New Graduate Student Prestigious Fellowship WorkshopOffice of Research Support and OperationsOffice of Research Support and Operations9/9/16
Industry Job Series: Resume/CV and Transferable SkillsDr. Isaiah HankelPDI9/16/16
Graduate Time Management WorkshopVictoria BraunPDI9/20/16
Tidal Leadership Mindfulness SymposiumTidal LeadershipTidal Leadership9/24/16
The Graduate Student’s Guide to Personal FinanceDr. Emily RobertsPDI9/27/16
Academic Integrity WorkshopGPWC and Office of Student ConductPDI9/30/16
How to Manage Effective Groups with Dr. Laura LavineDr. Laura LavinePDI10/4/16
Writing Workshop Series: Goal SettingGPWC and WSU LibrariesPDI10/14/16
Industry Job Series: Creating a Career StrategyDr. Isaiah HankelPDI10/22/16
Versatile PhD Graduate Student RoundtableDr. Paula ChambersPDI10/24/16
Versatile PhD: Industry Careers with Dr. Paula ChambersDr. Paula ChambersPDI10/24/16
Writing Workshop Series: Project ManagementWSU Libraries/ Lorena O'EnglishPDI10/28/16
Understanding Diversity in the Workplace and in Academia: Title IX and ADAOffice of Equal Opportunity and the Access CenterPDI11/8/16
Fall Faculty Academic Technology ForumAcademic Outreach & InnovationAcademic Outreach & Innovation11/9/16
SciTech Northwest 2016SciTech NorthwestPNNL, University of Washington, and WSU11/9/16
Writing Workshop Series: Literature ReviewsGraduate and Professional Writing Center and LibrariesPDI11/10/16
WSU I-Corps Info SessionWSU I-CorpsWSU I-Corps11/17/16 and 11/18/16
Career Paths in TeachingDr. Tim CullinanSchool of Mechanical and Materials Engineering11/18/16
Industry Job Series: The Modern Job Search & NetworkingDr. Isaiah Hankel (The Cheeky Scientist)PDI11/29/16
Writing Workshop Series: Reference Management SoftwareGraduate and Professional Writing Center and LibrariesPDI12/8/16
Industry Job Series: NetworkingDr. Isaiah Hankel (The Cheeky Scientist)PDI1/14/17
Industry Job Series: InterviewingDr. Isaiah Hankel (The Cheeky Scientist)PDI1/21/17
Partnering & PizzaThe Center for Entreprenurial Studies and WSU I-CorpsWSU I-Corps1/25/17
Writing Workshop Series: Writing StrategiesGraduate and Professional Writing CenterPDI1/27/17
Industry Job Series: NegotiatingDr. Isaiah Hankel (The Cheeky Scientist)PDI2/4/17
Writing Workshop Series: Writer’s BlockGraduate and Professional Writing CenterPDI2/17/17
Applying for Academics: Lessons, Hints, and Insights into the Academic Application Process
Dr. Zach Heiden PDI2/23/17
Preparing for the Academic Job Market in Humanities, Social Sciences and Business: Best PracticesDean Bill Andrefsky and WSU FacultyPDI2/28/17
VIP Forum with Japan Tobacco Pharmaceutical DivisionJapan Tobacco Pharmaceutical VIP ForumLife Science Washington2/28/17
Writing Lock InGraduate and Professional Writing CenterPDI3/3/17
Practicing Allyship in Academia: Research, Service, and Teaching
Davi Kallman, Whitney Stefani, Kakali Chakrabarti, Rochelle Dach, Leigh Gaskin, Susan Dunn, and Cassondra Yarlott
Center for Civic Engagement, PDI, Murrow College, and Access Center
3/6/17
Grad Student Tax WebinarDr. Emily RobertsDr. Emily Roberts3/7/17
Writing Workshop Series: Submitting Your Thesis and DissertationDaniel Vickoren, Debra Spidal, and Talea AndersonPDI3/9/17
WSU Symposium: “Pioneering Ideas in Agriculture”Amit Ghingra (WSU), Patrick Schnable (ISU), Nicholas Staroplo (Genetic Literacy Project, and many more
WSU Crop & Spoil Sciences, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, and Entomology Graduate Students
3/17/17
Data Carpentry WorkshopStephanie Labou and Kathe Todd-BrownCEREO3/20/17-3/21/17
Hacking the Academic Job MarketDr. Karen Kelsky (The Professor Is In)PDI3/24/17
Family, Career and Fun – Lessons Learned as a Dual Career CouplePresident Kirk Schulz and Professor Noel SchulzPDI3/28/17
JCATI 2017 SymposiumAnnamarie Askren (Blue Origin), John Hamilton (VP Engineering, Boeing), and
GE Advanced Manufacturing
The Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation4/4/17
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories: Engineering and more!

Dave Dolezilek and SEL Employee PanelSchweitzer Engineering and PDI
4/6/17
The Software Carpentry WorkshopTBACEREO4/6/17-4/7/17
Prestigious Fellowships WorkshopTBAGraduate School4/10/17
Environmental Science Writing for Public Impact WorkshopPeter Chilson, Linda Russo, Debbie Lee, and Scott SlovicCEREO4/12/17
Learning to Liberate, Liberated LearningFisher QuaPDI4/14/17-4/16/17
Graduate Writing Workshop: Academic AbstractsElitza KotzevaPDI and The Graduate and Professional Writing Center4/21/17
Graduate Writing Workshop: How to Write an Introduction
Elitza KotzevaPDI and The Graduate and Professional Writing Center4/25/17