At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Black Doctoral Network 2013 Conference

The Black Doctoral Network is leading the next generation of Black scholars to reach new heights. Encouraging intellectual curiosity and transformative research, the Black Doctoral Network is a bridge leader, creating paths between scholars, disciplines, and academic universities all while its serves as an invaluable connection between higher education and the community at large.

Workshops, Roundtables and Panel discussions include:
  • Race(ism) in Higher Education
  • Saving ourselves - Black Boys/Men and Black Girls/Women
  • Effective use of Social Media for Academics
  • Financial literacy for Academicians
  • Managing coursework, comps and oral exams
  • Quantitative and Qualitative methods
  • Securing Funding --traditional and non-traditional
  • Publish or Perish
  • The dissertation committee, proposals, and defense
  • Dissertation to book and Post-doc to Tenure
  • Dating in Higher Education
  • Publish or Perish
  • Securing and maintaining healthy mentoring relationships 

Conference Information:

The conference takes place between Thursday, October 3, 2013 7:00PM - Saturday, October 5, 2013 11:30AM. For registration and hotel information, please visit the BDN website.

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