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Planning for Success in Term 2 Tue. Jan 7, 2020 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Achieving Success

Improve your academic skills, and invest in your learning. How you learn is just as important as what you learn!

Emily J. MURRAY G3 Register
Changing Your Mindset to Embrace Challenges, Drive Motivation, and Achieve Success Wed. Jan 8, 2020 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM Achieving Success

Learn how to use Growth Mindset, Grit, Resilience, and Metacognitive Skills to enhance your learning.

Moh I. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Reading For Graduate School Thu. Jan 9, 2020 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Grad Transition

Get a fellow graduate student's tips for reading, understanding, and retaining a high volume of written information.

Jude O. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Time-Management: Organizing Your Graduate Program Sat. Jan 11, 2020 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Grad Transition

Come to get tips on organizing your program of study so that you finish in a timely fashion!

Manreet N. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Reflecting on Progress, Planning for Success Mon. Jan 13, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Study Skills

Improve your academic skills and habits. Develop study plans to make the most out of attending lectures, completing assignments, and writing exams.

Cindy L. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Reading For Graduate School Mon. Jan 13, 2020 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM Grad Transition

Get a fellow graduate student's tips for reading, understanding, and retaining a high volume of written information.

Berenice R. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Improving Your Academic Success with the Five-Step Study Cycle Tue. Jan 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM 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.

Tracy N. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Crafting Poster Presentations Tue. Jan 14, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Grad Research

Come to discuss best practices in creating poster presentations.

Chiamaka E. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Reflecting on Progress, Planning for Success Tue. Jan 14, 2020 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Study Skills

Improve your academic skills and habits. Develop study plans to make the most out of attending lectures, completing assignments, and writing exams.

Anteia O. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Structuring and Writing Your Thesis - Part 1 Tue. Jan 14, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Graduate Writing

This workshop will discuss tips for organizing and starting your thesis, focusing on the abstract and introduction.

Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY G3 Register
Writing a Scholarship Proposal Tue. Jan 14, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Graduate Writing

Scholarship proposals ask graduate students to make a case for their research in one page. As a result, they usually require much time and multiple drafts. Learn tips to make the task easier.

Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY G3 Register
Avoiding Plagiarism Wed. Jan 15, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 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.

Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
Writing a Research Proposal Thu. Jan 16, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Graduate Writing

Research, or academic, proposals are an important step when preparing your thesis. Join us for a session that deconstructs the purpose and conventions of this document.

Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY G3 Register
Refining a Research Topic and Developing a Research Question Thu. Jan 16, 2020 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Undergraduate Research

Choosing a research topic and formulating a good research question are essential first steps in the research process. Attend this workshop to learn about the process of refining your topic and what makes a good research question.

Ziying L. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Grammar Refresher Series: Part 1 of 5 Thu. Jan 16, 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:

  • January 23
  • January 30
  • February 6
  • February 13
Jill McMillan, Student Learning Services, Library MURRAY G3 Register
Reading and Note-Taking in University Thu. Jan 16, 2020 4:00 PM - 4:50 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.

Modupe O. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Time-Management: Organizing Your Graduate Program Fri. Jan 17, 2020 3:30 PM - 4:20 PM Grad Transition

Come to get tips on organizing your program of study so that you finish in a timely fashion!

Mery M. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Refining a Research Topic and Developing a Research Question Mon. Jan 20, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Undergraduate Research

Learn how to pick a research topic you're curious about, and develop a researchable question.

Bidushy S. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Combatting Procrastination Tue. Jan 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Study Skills

Avoid being trapped in a cycle of procrastination. Consider how and why you procrastinate, and learn strategies for overcoming procrastination.

Cindy L. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Time-Management: Organizing Your Graduate Program Tue. Jan 21, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Grad Transition

Finish your program in a timely fashion. In this workshop, we will discuss how you can break down your program into parts so that the individual parts are manageable.

Josseline R. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register