Upcoming Events


Making Great Figures

Nov 21, 2019 | 2:30pm - 4:00pm

538 Goodell

Making great figures takes time and effort, but there are some tricks to get you there faster. Are you using the right format? Are you considering the audience? What tools are available and best-suited for your data? Come take this opportunity to discuss the answers to these questions and work with your data to produce amazing figures for your presentations and publications. 


What Do the Best Industry Leaders Do?

Nov 21, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

S330 Life Science Laboratories

Interested in an industry position in the life sciences, but not sure how to prepare? Edie Stringfellow, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at MassBio, will discuss how to cultivate leadership skills, decision-making, and foster a culture of inclusion in the workplace. Topics will include how to stand out as a leader in biotech, personal branding, and mastering confidence in your skill set. Sponsored by the Graduate School’s Office of Inclusion and Engagement. Pizza dinner will be provided. Please register here.


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