Weekly WMSURE Workshops

WMSURE offers weekly workshops that include one-on-one and small group advising for students. 
All workshops will be in the Ford Classroom in Swem Library unless noted otherwise. 

Our upcoming events are listed on the Events Calendar.

Summer 2018 Workshops

Students and faculty are welcome at all of our events. Food is provided at all events for those who register at least two days in advance. Please contact co-directors Prof. Cheryl Dickter, cldickter@wm.edu, and Prof. Natoya Haskins, nhhaskins@wm.edu, for more information. Also see www.wm.edu/wmsure for a description of our program, resources for students, and office hours. Note: the Ford Classroom is located in the Swem Library.

Date/Time/Location Workshop Description
May 30, 2018

4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

Time Management Planning for the Summer

Join us as we welcome you back to campus and help you plan for a fun and successful summer.


Please register here.

June 6, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

Library Resources & Writing

Learn how to use Swem Library smarter not harder.

Please register here.

June 13, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

Managing the student-professor research relationship

Join us to get ideas on how to maximize your research relationship with your professors. We’ll help you understand your rights as a research student and share about the ethics of authorship. We’ll also help you plan for challenges and sticky situations.

Please register here.

June 20, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

Stereotypes, Microaggressions, & Campus Climate

This workshop will continue the conversation from last semester talking about racism, microaggressions, and colorism at W&M and beyond.

Please register here.

June 27, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

Graduate and Professional School

This workshop will focus on the different aspects of the application process and provide you with information about what admissions committees are looking for. We will talk about how to prepare and improve the statement of purpose, how to secure the best letters of recommendation, and how to prepare for standardized tests. We will also discuss other aspects of the graduate school application including transcripts, work experience, research experience, and the curriculum vitae/resume.

Please register here.

July 11, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

Underrepresented Scholars

Join us for a panel about the experiences of underrepresented students and faculty in higher education. We’ll discuss research and personal experiences and will present strategies for addressing challenges that scholars have faced.

Please register here.

July 18, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

Creating and Maintaining Relationships and Communities

This workshop will focus on establishing relationships with peers, faculty, and staff at William and Mary and beyond, with a focus on underrepresented communities.

Please register here.

July 25, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

Sharing & Presenting Research

This workshop will give you tips to assist you in preparing posters and talks that present your research. For those of you who are recipients of Charles Center grants, this will be an excellent opportunity to start preparing for the summer research presentations that will occur in the fall.

Please register here.

August 1, 2018
4:00-5:30 PM
Blow Hall RM. 201

End of Summer Celebration

Come celebrates your accomplishments of the Summer with a final party!

Please register here.