Author: Yolanta M Kovalko

Diverse Careers in Science: A Panel Discussion

Join us on December 4, 2012 from 4:30 p.m to 6:30 p.m. in Bakst Auditorium for an exciting panel discussion followed by a networking opportunity. Many individuals with Ph.D’s in biological sciences will change paths over the course of their careers. This might mean a move out of the lab or elsewhere into functions like […]

October 2 – From Academia to Entrepreneur: How to Start Your Own Company

Discussion with Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D, winner of the 2012 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Emerging Postdoctoral Entrepreneur award and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Science Exchange and with William Gunn, Ph.D., Head of Academic Outreach for Mendeley. They will discuss what made leaving academia to work on a startup as an attractive career choice to […]

GMS Fall/Winter Yoga, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29

A chance to learn about the beneficial effects of yoga on your mental and physical health. Sessions will include breathing exercises that reduce stress and poses that are adaptable to all skill levels. The class will conclude with a discussion about the physiologic effects of the practice and how these principles can be applied to […]

Working in a Multicultural Group

Featuring:  Anne Copeland, PhD Founder and Executive Director, the Interchange Institute Tuesday, June 19 │3:30 – 5:00 pm │Wilkins Boardroom 120 Evans, 72 East Concord St. Today’s university is a mini-United Nations. The most productive labs, departments and work groups are the ones that understand the cultural values that affect relationships, communication style and scientific […]

GMS Career Development Monthly Seminar Series: What’s Next After Graduation and how to Find the Best Career Path for you

May Seminar:  What’s Next After Graduation and how to Find the Best Career Path for you In this presentation, career consultant, Lauren Celano will discuss the various career opportunities for individuals with advanced degrees and will provide an overview of the job search process, networking to identify opportunities, and the importance of finding the right […]

GMS Summer Yoga – starting May 21

Breathe Relax and Empower! GMS Summer Yoga for Graduate Students and Postdocs 5/21, 6/11, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23 (all sessions 5-6 p.m. in Hiebert Lounge 14th Floor, 72 East Concord St.) A chance to learn about the beneficial effects of yoga on your mental and physical health. Sessions will include breathing exercises that reduce stress and […]

Seminar: Negotiating Work and Life – May 22

“I’m Surviving (Happily) My Career in Science – You Can Too!  The Kamens Ten Commandments of Work/Life Balance” Description:  Figuring out how to juggle any career with the non-work part of life can be challenging but for a working scientist, there never seems to be a way to do it all.  The goal of this […]