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Sandwiches and Science: Training (for) Better Presentations Graduate Speaker Series

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Sandwiches and Science: Training (for) Better Presentations marks the third run of the professional development event hosted by Tau Beta Pi aimed at providing Michigan Engineering graduate students the opportunity to enhance their scientific communication skills. This Winter, the event will be co-hosted/sponsored by TBP and the graduate societies of MSE, ECE, and ChE, and also sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs! As "learning-by-practice" event, it aims to help students learn how to effectively convey the "big picture" value of their research to a diverse audience, while also engaging a dialog of science and engineering research among graduate students across the entire College of Engineering. The event is aimed primarily at graduate students planning to take their candidacy exam in SP/SU 19, but anyone is welcome to participate! We will host 7-10 events in W19, and event dates/times will be announced on a rolling basis.

Each session is structured to have student speakers (2-3 per session) make a timed (15-20 min) presentation on their graduate research to a broad engineering audience and a communications expert panel (3-4 panelists). Our expert panelists will provide constructive feedback to the speakers (and the audience), highlighting the positive aspects of each presentation and also indicating opportunities for improvement. This structure will allow for the speakers to receive specific feedback on their communication skills, while also providing the audience with generalized guidelines for good scientific communication.

If you would like to participate as a speaker/audience, please fill out the links below. We will follow-up with you with scheduling details. NOTE: The event is open to ALL CoE students, regardless of TBP membership status.

Speaker Sign-up: http://bit.ly/TBP-W19-Speaker
Audience Sign-up*: http://bit.ly/TBP-SU19-Audience
*You will be prompted to create a short guest profile.
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When and Where

Map Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building

January 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm

February 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Map Herbert H. Dow Building - 3158 DOW

March 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Map Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building - 1200 EECS

11:30am - 1:00pm

April 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Map Herbert H. Dow Building - 1018

11:30am - 1:00pm

June 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm
12:00pm - 1:30pm

July 2019

12:00pm - 1:30pm

- TBD

12:00pm - 1:30pm

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