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Research Workshop Series

The Undergraduate Research Center and Extreme Academics have partnered to bring a research-focused workshop series.

Fall Quarter

  • Research Opportunities Fair 
    • Tuesday, September 20, 4:00pm-6:00pm
    • Craig Hall Community Room
    • Come learn about internships, research, and other ways to grow your academic resume. Students in all stages of undergraduate work and all majors are welcome.
  • How to write a proposal for a URC grant
    • Dr. Juli Parrish, Director of the Writing Center
    • Friday, September 30, 11:30am-1:00pm
    • Anderson Academic Commons, Room 284 (AAC 284)
    • Learn how to write a proposal that will convince a diverse review committee that your proposal is important and will contribute to your field of study. *Pizza will be provided*
    • RSVP here.
  • Beyond the Elevator Speech: Developing your Academic or Professional Identity
    • Dr. Kate Willink, Associate Professor of Communications
    • Tuesday, October 18, 4:00pm-6:00pm
    • Location - TBA
      Dr. Willink will share her experience and tips on how to develop and articulate your academic and professional identity. A huge help for grant proposals or fellowship and graduate school personal statements.
  • Personal Statement workshop
    • Dr. Juli Parrish, Director of the Writing Center
    • Tuesday, November 8, 4:00pm-6:00pm
    • Location - TBA
    • Learn how to write an effective personal statement for graduate school and/or academic fellowships.

Winter quarter

  • How to write a proposal for a URC grant
    • Dr. Juli Parrish, Director of the Writing Center
    • Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 12-1:30pm
    • AAC 284 - Chan classroom
    • Learn how to write a proposal that will convince a diverse review committee that your proposal is important and will contribute to your field of study.
    • RSVP here
  • Finding Research Opportunities
    • John Haag, Internship Director & Career Advisor, DU Career Center
    • Date - TBA
    • Learn about approaches to finding rewarding research and internship experiences.
  • Mentoring Students in Research (faculty workshop)
    • Date - TBA
    • A workshop for faculty to discuss best practices in mentoring students in applied and laboratory research and scholarship.
  • CCESL and the Science Shop: Community-engaged research opportunities
    • Date & Location TBA
  • LinkedIn Workshop
    • Date & location TBA
  • How to write a proposal for a URC grant
    • Dr. Juli Parrish, Director of the Writing Center
    • Wednesday, February 22 from 4:00-5:30pm
    • AAC 284 - Chan classroom
    • Learn how to write a proposal that will convince a diverse review committee that your proposal is important and will contribute to your field of study.
    • RSVP here

 Spring Quarter

  • Translating Research Experience on Your Resume
    • Dr. Nancy Lorenzon, Dr. Shawn Alfrey, and the Career Center
    • TBA
  • External Fellowships
    • Date & Location - TBA
  • How to write a proposal for a URC grant
    • Dr. Juli Parrish, Director of the Writing Center
    • Monday, March 13 from 4:00pm-5:30pm
    • AAC 284 - Chan classroom
    • Learn how to write a proposal that will convince a diverse review committee that your proposal is important and will contribute to your field of study.
    • RSVP here
  • DU Alumni Panel
    • Date & location - TBA
    • Meet with recent DU graduates who have embarked on fascinating careers and learn how they launched themselves on their particular career paths.
  • How to Write an Abstract
    • Date & location - TBA
  • Creating an Effective Poster Presentation
    • Writing Program
    • Two dates in April - TBA

Research Workshops from Library Instruction Services

Each quarter the reference librarians at the library offer a number of free workshops on a variety of topics and resources. The workshops are open to current DU students, faculty, and staff.  Workshops take place in the Anderson Academic Commons or online through Adobe Connect. The location of each workshop is noted in the description. If you sign up for an online workshop, you will receive information via email on how to access the virtual classroom. If you have any questions, please contact Carrie Forbes, Associate Dean for Student and Scholar Services, at (303) 871-3407 or email carrie.forbes@du.edu. Please note that the registration for in-person workshops closes 2 hours prior to the beginning of the workshop, but walk-ins are always welcome.  Registration for online workshops closes the morning of the workshop date in order to email login information to participants.

Workshop schedule