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  1. Communicating Science

    01 Sep 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Becky Wolfe

    In this active workshop, you will participate in several activities developed by the Portal to the Public that will help you develop and hone your communication skills.


  2. Communicating Your Message to Engage a Lay Audience

    06 Jul 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Linda J. Mason

    Dr. Mason has established an internationally recognized integrated pest management program in stored products entomology providing industry with innovative alternative storage programs. She...


  3. Questioning in Research: A Practical Guide to Have Cooperative and Constructive Argumentative Dialogue

    27 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pablo Daniel Zavattieri

    In this Lunch and Learn Session we are going to discuss ways to have collaborative and respectful dialogues in academic/scientific research. In particular, we will try to focus on how to question...


  4. Making the Most of Your Summer Research Experience

    13 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Janelle P Wharry

    Students will first work in small groups and will consider an invention that has impacted their lives.  They will trace back to the genesis of these inventions as a means of self-realizing...


  5. Networking for Nerds: How to Land (or Create) Your Dream Job!

    23 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alaina G. Levine

    In this keynote, we will focus on proven networking strategies and tactics to identify new opportunities, locate decision- makers within organizations, solidify your reputation and brand in the...


  6. Job Interview Jepordy

    20 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tim Luzader

    This interactive session utilizes a game-based format to address strategies for effective interviewing with employers.


  7. Scholarly Communication + Data Management

    15 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margaret Phillips

    What they are, what they entail, and tips and tricks for success.


  8. Career Planning; Resumes

    06 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amruta Inamdar

    Electrical and Computer Engineering


  9. Your Career Choices after Graduate School and The Most-Neglected Item in your Career Development (2016)

    20 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    What are your career choices after graduate school? Will you develop technology yourself? Will you work in a team? Will you guide people? Where will you work: in industry, research lab, or...


  10. Entrepreneurship: What You Need to Know

    17 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nathalie Duval-Couetil

    Nathalie Duval-Couetil is the Director of the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, Associate Director of the Burton D. Morgan Center, and an Associate Professor in the...


  11. Some Lessons on Entrepreneurship in Nanotechnology (and, Mechanical Engineers do 'nano', too)

    18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher

    Professor Tim Fisher will talk about his brief excursion into starting (and stopping) a company, with a focus on lessons learned that are related to education and academic research. He will also...


  12. Introduction to Project Management

    11 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jon Wright

    In this introduction to project management, Jon Wright talks to the 2015 NCN SURF students about successfully organizing their summer research project After a brief exercise to establish a common...


  13. Teaching Writing in Introductory Physics: the Good, the Bad, and the Revision

    21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Scott Bonham

    Written communication is an important skill in almost every field, including science and engineering. Over the last five years I have been evaluating different approaches for teaching and...


  14. How to PhD

    09 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dimitrios Peroulis, Gerhard Klimeck, Jan P. Allebach


  15. Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2011: Improve Presentation Slides with Visual Explanations

    21 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James P Witte

    The evidence from learning science suggests that adding visuals to the text of instructional materials can help students learn better (Mayer 2001). If you are looking for a way to improve the...


  16. What's Better - National Lab, Industry, or Academia?

    11 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Wolfgang Windl

    A comparison from personal experience.


  17. Responsible Authorship and Peer Review

    22 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James R. Wilson

    This talk is based on an article that appeared in Science and Engineering Ethics and on an instructional module developed for the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Program of the NC State...


  18. Preparing for a Career Fair

    06 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Cyndi D. Lynch

    Cyndi Lynch is the Director of Fellowships and Graduate Student Professional Development for the Graduate School. Cyndi administers the fellowship program for the university, counseling...


  19. Inside Real Innovation

    01 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eugene A. Fitzgerald

    Through our own experience in fundamental innovation over the last 20+ years and through our innovation experience with corporations in the Kauffman Innovation Interface, we have developed a...


  20. Resumes: Develop your message, tell your story

    17 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Cyndi D. Lynch

    Cyndi Lynch is the Director of Fellowships and Graduate Student Professional Development for the Graduate School. Cyndi administers the fellowship program for the university, counseling...