Weekly WMSURE Workshops

WMSURE offers weekly workshops that include one-on-one and small group advising for students. 
All workshops will be 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Ford Classroom in Swem Library unless noted otherwise. 

Our upcoming events are listed on the Events Calendar.

Spring 2019 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 Workshop Description
January 16, 2019

 

Introduction

Join us for this information session about the WMSURE program. We will talk about the opportunities available for WMSURE students, including research experiences and future workshops and events.


Please register here.

January 23, 2019

Grants, Fellowships, Internships, Ethics

This workshop will introduce you to your options for getting the most out of your summer. We’ll talk about applying for internal and external summer research grants, internships, scholarships, and fellowships by providing the necessary tools for your applications. 

 

Please register here.

January 30, 2019

Time Management

At this workshop, we will discuss strategies for managing school work and extracurricular activities while emphasizing the maintenance of good health habits. Staff from the Counseling Center and Dean of Students office will be panelists.

Please register here.

February 6, 2019

Writing

This workshop will provide hands-on practical guidance for writing your papers for this semester. Bring your syllabi, writing assignment descriptions, and a laptop!

 

Please register here.

February 13, 2019

Racism and solo status

Join us for a conversation on racism, solo status, and stereotype threat on the William & Mary campus and beyond.

 

Please register here.

February 20, 2019

Professional Development

Learn about how to maximize your status as a professional with an eye towards graduate school and your career. We’ll cover resumes, CVs, interview skills, and social media.

 

Please register here.

February 27, 2019

Being a Happy Student

This workshop will help you examine the various emotional challenges that you may experience while at W&M. Join our panelists who will talk about how to manage these emotional challenges and strategies that will allow you to be a happy student from your first year through graduation.

 

Please register here.

March 13, 2019

Faculty Research

Learn about the exciting research that is happening on our campus.

 

Please register here.

March 20, 2019

Underrepresented scholars in the academy

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.

March 27, 2019

Presenting and Sharing Research

At this workshop, we will talk about strategies for presenting your research to a variety of audiences, including posters and talks at conferences.

 

Please register here.

April 3, 2019

Financial Planning

This workshop will focus on establishing sound practices when it comes to your finances. We will also talk about how to prepare for paying for graduate and professional school.

 

Please register here.

April 10, 2019

Graduate and Professional School

Whether you are a first-year student starting to think about graduate or professional school or an upperclassmen actively pursuing a degree, we’ll give you information on maximizing your chances of being a successful applicant.

 

Please register here.

April 17, 2019

Planning for Summer

In this workshop, we will help you plan for the summer, with an eye towards maximizing your productivity whether it be a research project, classes, internship, or work.

 

Please register here.