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Title Start Date Time Type Description Facilitator(s) Location
Exam-Writing Tips and Strategies Mon. Jan 27, 2020 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM Study Skills

Invest in your learning. Attending this workshop can help you to
a) improve your performance on university exams.
b) win a trip to France.
c) increase your overall academic success.
d) both a) & c) are true.

Brenna T. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Research Data Management: What You Need to Know Mon. Jan 27, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Grad Research

Tri-agency funders and scientific publishers are increasingly requiring that researchers manage and share their research data. In this session you will learn about new research data management and sharing requirements and develop strategies to apply data management best practices, including establishing a data management plan, organizing your research data, identifying the best data storage options, and sharing your research data.

Kevin Read, Library MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
Introduction to Publishing Your Research in Graduate School Tue. Jan 28, 2020 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Grad Research

Learn how to approach publishing your research.

Jude O. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Avoiding Plagiarism Tue. Jan 28, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Graduate Writing

In this workshop, you will learn exactly what plagiarism is and why it is critical to avoid it. We will focus on three key skills: citing, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

Zach Keesey, Student Learning Services MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
Managing Your Time and Tasks Tue. Jan 28, 2020 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM Study Skills

Achieve your study goals and maintain school-life balance by effectively managing your time and your tasks.

This workshop is intended for undergraduate students. Graduate students please register for Time-Management: Mapping Your Graduate Program.

Bukky F. MURRAY G3 Register
Finding and Evaluating Sources for Your Essay or Research Project Wed. Jan 29, 2020 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM Undergraduate Research

Enhance your search and critical evaluation skills. Learn about scholarly journal articles and how to effectively search and evaluate your information sources.

Moh I. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Writing Well-Organized Paragraphs Wed. Jan 29, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Graduate Writing

We will focus on how to organize and develop coherent introductory, body, and concluding paragraphs.

Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY 145 (CLL) Event capacity reached Register (Waiting list)
Improving Your Academic Success with the Five-Step Study Cycle Wed. Jan 29, 2020 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM Study Skills

The Five-Step Study Cycle identifies crucial steps for successful studing throughout the term. Apply the steps consistently in your studies to take your learning to the next level.

Ziying L. MURRAY G3 Register
Writing a Critical Review Thu. Jan 30, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Graduate Writing

We will focus on how to organize and develop a review and how to express critical comments.

Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY G3 Event capacity reached Register (Waiting list)
Grammar Refresher Series: Part 3 of 5 Thu. Jan 30, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Graduate Writing

Over a series of five consecutive 90-minute workshops we will review common grammatical errors and the basics of English sentence structure, including different types of sentences, methods for connecting clauses and sentences, and rules governing punctuation.

Each class builds on the previous session so registrants should commit to attending all five weeks.

Please register for the following dates:

  • February 6
  • February 13
Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY G3 Event capacity reached Register (Waiting list)
You DO Belong! Battle Imposter Syndrome Mon. Feb 3, 2020 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM Grad Transition

Many students feel as though they don’t belong in graduate school. They may feel as though they aren't good enough, scholarly enough, or dedicated enough. In this workshop, we will examine the reasons for these feelings and how to deal with them. Personal stories can be shared, but there will be no expectation that participants have to share their feelings on the matter.

Josseline R. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Using Evidence in Your Writing: Quoting, Summarizing, and Paraphrasing Mon. Feb 3, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Writing Help

Learning how to quote, summarize, and paraphrase well is critical to writing a clear, persuasive paper. Attend this workshop to learn how to integrate sources into a paper seamlessly, and with integrity!

McKelvey K. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Reading and Note-Taking in University Mon. Feb 3, 2020 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM Study Skills

University-level reading and note-taking can be an adjustment. Improve your reading and note-taking skills to get the most out of your classes.

This workshop is intended for undergraduate students. Graduate students please register for Managing Readings in Graduate School.

Emily J. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Introduction to Publishing Your Research in Graduate School Mon. Feb 3, 2020 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM Grad Research

Increasingly, graduate students are expected to publish. In this workshop, we will examine different reasons for publishing; how to go about finding publishers in your field; and important considerations at various points in the publishing process.

Berenice R. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Introduction to APA Style and Formatting Tue. Feb 4, 2020 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Undergrad Referencing

This workshop will teach you the basics for APA Style, commonly used in social sciences classes, such as psychology and sociology, in education, and sometimes in the health sciences.

Brittany T. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Effectively Organizing Your University Papers Tue. Feb 4, 2020 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Writing Help

Do you struggle to organize your thoughts and ideas onto paper? This workshop will introduce you to the principles of coherent organization.

Christina D. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Writing a Critical Review Tue. Feb 4, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Graduate Writing

We will focus on how to organize and develop a review and how to express critical comments.

Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY G3 Register
Finding and Evaluating Sources for Your Essay or Research Project Tue. Feb 4, 2020 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Undergraduate Research

Enhance your search and critical evaluation skills. Learn about scholarly journal articles and how to effectively search and evaluate your information sources.

Brenna T. MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
Study Strategies for Academic Success Wed. Feb 5, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Study Skills

There are many ways to learn effectively. Learn to study smarter, not harder with research-backed study strategies.

Anteia O. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Scientific Writing: Expressing Difficult Ideas Clearly Wed. Feb 5, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Graduate Writing

Review the conventions of scientific writing and learn strategies to help make your writing more clear and concise.

Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY G3 Register