Graduate Mentoring Seminar: 685

Course basics

Let's start by acknowledging that this is going to be a very strange, and difficult semester. It is quite possible that the course will have to evolve as the semester progresses, and we'll have to try to adapt as best we can. We will have to work together with patience and understanding, because we will all be going through this for the first time together, but we will get through it! Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you navigate the course, and the semester more generally. Email is the best way to contact me.

We will meet in person, and seminars will be discussion-focussed. There will be preparatory readings in advance of some seminars. You will be expected to abide by the course tenets:

Course details

Class schedule: We will meet in-person on Fridays at 2:00 pm in Small 111.

Class dates: We are currently scheduled to meet on:

Instructor: Chris Monahan (he/his/him), Small Hall 326C [not that it matters so much this semester]. Email: cjmonahan'at'

Course description

This mentoring seminar series will help graduate students build stronger mentoring relationships, both as mentors and mentees, and is based on materials distributed by the American Physical Society.

We will use group discussions, exercises, and readings to:

Course materials

Readings, which will not be weekly, will be posted here, along with summaries when relevant.

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Week 6