Brown Bag Discussion Series


Bring your lunch, bring your friends!

Speakers for Spring 2013:

  • John J Meier, "Tips on Research Management Tools from the Library"—1:00-2:00pm Mar. 28th, 2013 @ 106 HUB. read more
  • "Tips on Creating your Path to an Intellectual Property Career"—1:00-2:00pm Feb. 21st, 2013 @ 106 HUB

Speakers for Fall 2012:

  • Dr. Peter Hudson, "Tips on Leadership in the Sciences"—1:00-2:00pm December 6th, 2012 @ 301A Chemistry Building
  • Shaina Bernardi, "Time management and stress relief techniques in Graduate School"—1:00-2:00pm November 29th, 2012 @ 106 HUB
  • Dr. Mike Cochran, "The transition from academia to Industry"—1:30-2:30pm November 7th, 2012 @ 301A Chemistry Building
  • Pallavi Eswara, "Skills for postdoc, how to find a mentor, publication possibilities and other issues about Postdoctoral life"—1-2pm October 4th, 2012 @ Rm 106 HUB

Speakers for Spring 2012:

  • Kim Baran, "Self-Defense for Students"—12-1pm March 29, 2012 @ Rm 301D Life Science Building
  • Adriene Beltz, "Gender Differences in STEM Careers"—12-1pm February 6, 2012 @ Rm 301A Chemistry Building (on the bridge)

Past Speakers/Topics:

  • Kelly Hoffheins, "Nutrition and Eating Healthy"—12pm November 30, 2011 @ 107 HUB
  • Dr. Kimberly Trainer, a chiropractor and owner of a spa, “Stress Management and Relaxation on a Grad Student’s Budget"— September 29, 2011 @ 519 Wartik Building
  • brownbag sept 2011

    Dr. Kimberly Trainer came to teach us about ways to relax at night, relieve tension during the day, and the benefits of chiropractic care.  Attendees were able to receive full body massages, facials, foot de-tox, and all received a free hour of spa services.

  • Dr. Felipe Montes, "Get Ready to FINISH Your Dissertation" — March 16, 2011 @ 519 Wartik Building
  • Peggy Lorah, Director, Center for Women Students, "Recognizing and Confronting Harassment in the Graduate Environment" — March 2, 2011 @ 519 Wartik Building
  • Nancy Farber, "Career Issues for Women" — November 29, 2010 @ 401G Life Sciences Building
  • Dr. Kimberly Trainer, "Stress Management and Relaxation on a Grad Student's Budget" — October 29, 2010 @ 301D Life Sciences Bridge
  • Graduate Writing Center on "Demystifying the Dissertation". —April, 2010 @ 519 Wartik
  • Michael Alley, Associate Professor of Engineering on "Giving a Job Talk".(Download his .pdf presentation here)—March 26, 2010 @ 519 Wartik
  • Dr. Zuleima Karpyn, Assistant Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering on "Tenure with Toddlers". —February 19, 2010
  • Lydia Vandenbergh, Program Coordinator, Campus Sustainability Office on "How to be Green on a Grad Student's Budget". —November 4, 2009
  • Shawn Utecht, Senior Director, Career Services on "Making Yourself Marketable in Tough Economic Times". (Download his .pdf presentation here)(Download his .ppt presentation here)—October 9, 2009
  • Matt Weiss, Coordinator of the Graduate Writing Center on "How to Get Out of a Writing Slump". (Download his .pdf presentation here)—September 23, 2009
  • Dr. William Gerin, Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health on "Making the Most of Your Committee Members"—April 14, 2009
  • Dr. Sheila West, Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health on"Networking: It's Not Just for 'Operators'". (Download her .pdf presentation here)
  • Dr. Laura Klien, Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health on "Successful Professional Presentation Style: Tips & Hints". (Download her .ppt presentation here)—December 12, 2008
  • Dr. Donna Korzick, Associate Professor of Physiology and Kinesiology and Chair of the Intercollege Program in Physiology on "Life After the PhD: Finding and Interviewing for a Post-Doc Position". (Download her .ppt presentation here)—October 29, 2008
  • Dr. Peggy Johnson, Department Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Civil Engineering on "Negotiating a Good Faculty Position". (Download her .ppt presentation here)—October 8, 2008.
  • Mark Wardell, Associate Dean of the Graduate School on "How To Communicate With Your Advisor".