Navigating the PhD: Managing Time and Academic Relationships

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:55am
The Writing Center, 300 Bessey Hall, 434 Farm Ln, East Lansing MI 48824

In this 3-hour workshop, plans for time management and working with others will be the main focus.  Participants will create academic timelines for their PhD work at MSU and discuss technologies and habits that can help them stay on task.  Participants will also discuss how to manage the stress that often pervades the life of PhD students and share strategies for overcoming writer’s block and procrastination.  Additionally, discussion about selecting and working with committees will provide a space for sharing about and learning how to communicate with faculty members about participants’ research and writing.  This workshop is better suited to students in the first 2 or 3 years of PhD work.

Registration is required. Registration period is 8/20/18 - 10/10/18.