Upcoming Events

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Impostor Phenomenon Workshop

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Online

Learn about and find ways to manage Impostor Phenomenon. In this workshop, the Impostor Phenomenon Research Collaborative (IPRC) will deliver an informative presentation that will promote a better understanding of Impostor Phenomenon among UMass stakeholders by:

  • Defining Impostor Phenomenon (IP) and discussing its implications on achievement, advancement, and career development.
  • Identifying the relationships between IP, motivational, psychological, and mental health outcomes in students and faculty.
  • Discussing strategies to recognize and address IP in graduate students and faculty. 

Sponsored by the CNS Dean’s Office, Office of Faculty Development, and the Graduate School. This event is open to all UMass Amherst faculty, librarians, graduate students, and postdocs.

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Images of Research Competition 2023

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School is proud to host its 4th annual Images of Research Competition! In academia, the act of research often goes unseen. This competition seeks to make graduate student and postdoc research visible in a literal sense: an image contest! “Research” is defined broadly to include creative and scholarly work in all fields and the image (photograph, collage, illustration) can represent your work or its impact either concretely or abstractly. Prizes will be given in three categories! Submissions must be received by Friday, February 17, 2023.

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Career Conversation: Kate Perillo, Content Developer & Assessment Specialist at Pearson

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Online with OPD!

Did you know you could pursue a career in education that doesn’t involve teaching? At Pearson, professionals from a wide array of disciplines are combining knowledge, experience and technology to deliver high quality, digital learning products to learners around the world. Come hear how UMass alumna Kate Perillo used her experience with teaching and assessment to find a corporate 9-5 job that fits her life!

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Emotional Exhaustion from Teaching

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538 Goodell, OPD Workspace

Do you find yourself going above and beyond to support your students, but feeling drained as a result? In this workshop, we will recognize the emotional toll that teaching can take and the consequences that come with being flexible for students. Using examples from fellow graduate students, facilitator and UMass graduate student Ali Söken will share effective ways to manage emotional labor and create a more balanced work-life equilibrium.

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Doctoral Oral Exams

Doctoral Oral Exams for February 13, 2023 – February 17, 2023

The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

Doctoral Oral Exams

Doctoral Oral Exams for February 6, 2023 – February 10, 2023

The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

Doctoral Oral Exams

Doctoral Oral Exams for January 30, 2023 – February 3, 2023

The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

Doctoral Oral Exams

Doctoral Oral Exams for January 23, 2023 – January 27, 2023

The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

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Brian Mullen applies positive pressure

With undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Brian has invented a vest that improves care for people with autism.