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Events & Programs


Essential Leadership Skills in the Research Workplace: Communicating, Managing, & Mentoring in the Lab
Led by Dr. Carl Cohen, author of Lab Dynamics: Management and Leadership Skills for Scientists
Wednesday, January 27th & February 3rd
(must be able to attend both sessions)
9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Collaborative Communication – Application Deadline January 18th
Led by Mediation Works Incorporated (MWI)
Thursday, February 18th & Friday, February 1st
(must be able to attend both sessions)
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Speaking Up: Bias Awareness & Intervention In The Remote Workplace
Led PowerPlay & Incluxion Works Inc.
Friday, March 19, 2020
Morning Session: 9:00 – 11:30 am*
Afternoon Session:1:00 – 3:30 pm*

*participants should only register for one session, multiple sessions are being offered to maximize the number of students who can participate.


Money Monday Finance Series 

Demystifying Taxes – February 8th

Hack your Budget – March 8th

Setting your Self Up for Financial Success – April 12th

Alumni Events 

Beyond VU: Alumni Perspectives 
Join in us the first Thursday of each month for this interactive speaker series where students can meaningfully engage with Graduate School alumni, learn about different career paths, and gain insights into the types of leadership skills others have acquired and leveraged in their post-graduate career. 

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