WIEP GMP Monthly Meetings

GMP Monthly Meetings are held throughout the fall and spring semesters.




Monthly Meeting Schedule 2015-2016

Wednesday, September 2, 5:30-7:00PM, Pfendler Hall Room 241

Making the Most of your Graduate Career: Strategies from Successful Students

October Meeting, ARMS Amelia's Cafe: Implicit Bias

November 12, 7pm-9pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe:

Rethinking the Design of Presentation Slides: The Assertion-Evidence Method (Speaker: Michael Ally, Penn State University)

November 13, Time/Location TBD: GMP Assertion-Evidence Practice and Critique (follow-up from workshop on 11/12)

November 13, Time/Location TBD: "Rethinking the Design of Presentation Slides" by Michael Alley, open to the campus

December Meeting: Teaching Skills for Practicing Engineers in Industry and Academia

January Meeting: Developing the Leader in YOU

February Meeting (Annual Co-Ed Meeting): Solving the "Two-Body Problem": Advice from Dual-Career Couples

March Meeting, Location TBD: Women's History Month

April Meeting: Negotiating your Dream Career: Salary, Benefits, and Things You (Perhaps) Haven't Thought About



Monthly Meeting Schedule 2014-2015

"Are You My Mentor?": Finding the Support You Need in Graduate School

Wednesday, September 3rd, 5:30-7:00PM, ARMS Amelia's Cafe

Engineering Your Work Environment: Embracing Your Teammates' Strengths and Weaknesses

Wednesday, September 24th, 5:30-7:00pm, DLRC 131

Alternative Careers After Graduate School (Panel)

Thursday, October 23rd,  5:30-7:00pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe

Cultural Celebration

Wednesday, November 19th, 5:30-7:00pm, DLRC 131

Money Matters 

Wednesday, January 21st, 5:30-7:00pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe (open to men, roommates, partners, etc. by invite)

Financial Managment Resources

Financial Management Notes (follow along with the Resources)

Slides from January Meeting (Jeopardy!-format)

Healthy Eating: Easy Cooking in Grad School

Tuesday, February 24th, 5:30-7:00pm, Marriott Hall 148

Check out our "GMP Cookbook" from the meeting--recipes from the Leadership Team and our Members!

Women's History Month: Reflections from Ms. Anne Bigane Wilson

Wednesday, March 25th, 6:30-8:00pm, PMU North Ballroom

Selling Your Skills: How to Stand Out in the Crowd

Monday, April 20th, 5:30-7:00pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe


Meetings 2013-2014

Meaningful Mentoring 

Wednesday, August 28th, 5:30-7:00PM, ARMS Amelia's Cafe

"What I Wish I Knew in Grad School:" Reflections from Recent Graduates

Tuesday, September 17th, 5:30-7:00pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe

Healthy Balance: Increasing Productivity while Mitigating Stress

Thursday, October 17th,  5:30-7:00pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe

"Can I Really Do This?" Confronting Self-Doubt in Graduate School

Tuesday, November 12th, 5:30-7:00pm, LWSN 1142

Research Dilemmas and Sticky Situations

Monday, January 27th, 5:30-7:00pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe

Panel: Dual-Career Couples

Thursday, February, 20th, 5:30-7:00pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe (open to men, by invite)

Women's History Month: Special Topic

Wednesday, March 26th (Location TBD)

Conference Clues

Tuesday, April 15th, 5:30-7:00pm, ARMS Amelia's Cafe