Upcoming Graduate Education Events

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October 26, 2020

Designing & Giving a Poster Presentation

This is a three-session workshop for students who will be presenting their research in poster form. The first session will cover the unique design requirements for a poster and how to speak with the poster’s audience. The second session will be used to discuss actual engineering conference posters and logistics of poster sessions. Finally, in the third session, students will bring in a draft of their own poster and receive peer and instructor feedback on it. This workshop is offered during the fall and spring semesters.

The workshop meets on the following dates:

October 26, 2020 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
November 2, 2020 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
November 9, 2020 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
Attendance at all 3 sessions is required.

Please note that this workshop will be held online. You will receive the Zoom link no later than October 26.

Registration ends at 4:00 PM on October 23.
October 28, 2020

Graduate Diversity Visitation Program

(Apply by October 2!) Application is open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA recipients from diverse backgrounds interested in applying to Purdue for graduate study. Learn more about Purdue and visit specific programs of interest virtually! Free application fee waiver to Purdue for those students who are selected and attend. Apply here.
October 29, 2020

Self-Editing Strategies for Writers

After documents are revised for content and organization, writers need to edit their work for readability. This four-session workshop will give participants the tools they need to polish the final version of a paper. Using a piece of their own unpublished written work, students will learn how to edit it for tone, conciseness, coherence, and grammatical and mechanical accuracy. This interactive workshop will also include peer revision as students provide feedback on each other's writing.

The workshop meets on the following dates:

October 29, 2020 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM.

November 5, 2020 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM.

November 12, 2020 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM.

November 19, 2020 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM.

Please note that this workshop will be held online. You will receive Zoom meeting information no later than October 29.

Attendance at all sessions is required.

Registration ends at 4:00 PM on October 28.
November 6, 2020

Effective Graphics

In the first session of this two-session-long workshop, students will view examples of various graphics and learn how to create them for use in conference and journal papers, in addition to PowerPoint slides. Workshop participants will create their own graphics and bring these to the second workshop session to receive peer and instructor feedback. This workshop is offered two to three times per year.

The workshop meets on the following dates:

November 16, 2020 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
November 18, 2020 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
Please note that this workshop will be held online. You will receive the Zoom link no later than November 16.

Attendance at both sessions is required.

Registration ends at 4:00 PM on November 13.
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