Fall 2014 Panels, Presentations and Workshops

October 24: Why do Interdisciplinary Work?

Why collaborate across disciplines?  What are the benefits?  The challenges?  The rewards?  An informal panel of faculty and graduate students share their views and experiences. Details >

November 7: Resources and Tools to Support your Interdisciplinary Dissertation Research

A panel of librarians specializing in interdisciplinary subjects across a wide variety of fields will share their recommendations of tools, databases, and strategies for finding good information around interdisciplinary research topics. Details >PowerPoint Presentation >

November 21: Strategic Mentoring for the Interdisciplinary Graduate Student

Part of being successful in graduate school is forming mentoring relationships with faculty and staff who can contribute to a student's academic and professional development.  Developing a strong network of support is even more crucial for students with an interdisciplinary focus. Details >

December 5: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Differentiate yourself as a great leader of interdisciplinary teams and/or organizations. In this workshop we’ll discuss why emotional intelligence (EQ) is so important, explore how it impacts our success, and discuss a few simple but powerful practices we can adopt to enhance our own influence and impact in teams of all types. Details >