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Summer 2024 Welcome Series

Join us for helpful workshops targeted to incoming international graduate students but open (and useful!) to all. Held on Zoom, 8:30-9:30 a.m. You’ll receive the link after registering. Join us for all the workshops or choose what looks most helpful for you.

Tuesday, June 25

Cross-Cultural Communication (8:30-9:30 a.m.)
How are communication styles similar and different across cultures? What are the best ways to ensure I’m understood while also being respectful? Come to this workshop to find out!

Thursday, June 27

Four Habits of Successful Writers (8:30-9:30 a.m.)
Successful writers have well-developed habits in four areas. Come to this workshop to reflect and strategize on these areas for your own writing.

Monday, July 1

Participating in the American Classroom (8:30-9:30 a.m.)
Come to this workshop to explore expectations in the American university classroom and learn tips and strategies to effectively participate in classroom discussions.

Wednesday, July 3

Reading Efficiently (8:30-9:30 a.m.)
Come to this workshop to learn three ways of approaching your reading tasks and learn strategies for each approach.

Tuesday, July 23

Finding and Evaluating Research Articles (8:30-9:30 a.m.)
What’s considered good scholarly work? What are the best journals in my field? Is it ever OK to use non-academic sources? Come to this workshop to answer these questions and more!

Thursday, July 25

Introduction to Southern English (8:30-9:30 a.m.)
Explore some of the features of the Southern dialect and learn tips for understanding Southern English.

Also see our Summer 2024 Academic Writing for Graduate Students courses

Presentation Practice & Feedback Sessions

Are you preparing for an important presentation? Schedule a 45-minute individual appointment to practice your presentation and get feedback on your slides, presentation style, and any other concerns. For international graduate students and postdocs.

Schedule a practice presentation here.