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Professional Development Events

February 21 - March 21, 2024

Wednesday, February 21

Courageous Conversations

The Courageous Conversations Roundtable is a facilitated lunch with students, faculty, and staff. Connect with others, listen and share experiences, and...

DS - Dignity: A Key to Constructive Conflict Management

What is Dignity and how does it relate to communication & conflict? We all have an inherent value (dignity) that drives our need to matter and belong....

Thursday, February 22

Staff Performance Daily Series: Empower Your Staff: Leadership & the Performance Review

This session is designed to help leadership, specifically those who supervise staff, prepare for, and continue performance discussions throughout the year....

LOD Professional Development: Managing Up (With Love)

Elevate your impact at work with our virtual session on "Managing Up," where you'll learn to effectively communicate with superiors, anticipate their needs,...

Pitching Your Research:  The Startup Approach to Postdoc Presentations

In this innovative webinar, postdoctoral researchers will learn how to revolutionize the way they present their research by adopting a startup founder's...

Thoughtful Thursdays Special Edition - Spring 2024

Special Edition: Free Speech As part of Listen, Learn, Lead week, this Thoughtful Thursdays will be led by Frank Lancaster, Office of the General Counsel,...

Friday, February 23

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Big Hairy Grants: Interdisciplinary Projects in Action is for faculty interested in interdisciplinary research, getting the right group together can be the...

Monday, February 26

Three Minute Thesis 2024 Heats

UT graduate students are preparing to participate in the 2024 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. To begin with, they will compete across three heats....

Tuesday, February 27

Three Minute Thesis 2024 Heats

UT graduate students are preparing to participate in the 2024 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. To begin with, they will compete across three heats....

Beyond the Bullet Points: Resume & Cover Letter Workshop for Staff

Elevate your job professional application materials with our Resume and Cover Letter Workshop, a collaborative initiative HR Career Development and...

Wednesday, February 28

Giving Feedback Well - Creating Safe Dialogue

Are you frustrated with, or challenged by, giving feedback in the workplace? Do you wish for more engagement in workplace feedback conversations? Looking for...

Thursday, February 29

Staff Performance Daily Series: Categories & Ratings

This synchronous session will foster discussion around each of the five performance review categories and rating scale. Participants will gain an...

Intro to Crucial Conversations: Two Routes to More Effective Workplace Dialogue

For newcomers: What is a Crucial Conversation? Why are these strategies important? What does intensive mean?Previous attendees: "Wait, there's a second...

11:30am
Virtual Event

Friday, March 1

Ethical and Practical Considerations in Community Engagement

This session will discuss many of the ethical considerations in community engagement including informed consent, risks and benefits, justice implications,...

Three Minute Thesis 2024 Heats

UT graduate students are preparing to participate in the 2024 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. To begin with, they will compete across three heats....

Monday, March 4

Donuts & Dialogue

Postdoctoral associates in the College of Arts and Sciences, please join your Divisional Deans and Associate Dean Blum in a conversation about topics and...

Tuesday, March 5

Engagement + Community Building = A Multi-faceted Approach to Successful Online Learning | Online Learning Community of Practice Series

In this session, Dr. Christina Goode, Instructional Designer in Digital Learning, will explore engagement and community building strategies that contribute...

Faculty Fulbright Fellowship Workshop

Join us for a panel discussion March 5 at 12:30 p.m. with UT faculty members who have all participated in the Fulbright Scholar Program. They will make brief...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
LAUNCH PAD: The Multiphase Optimization Strategy - A different way of thinking about experiments

The Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) is a translational research framework that can guide the development, optimization, and evaluation of...

3:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 6

LOD Series The Balanced Professional: Resilience in the Workplace: Navigating Stress and Burnout

Join us for the first program in our Balanced Professional series. In this session, we will explore practical strategies for building resilience, managing...

CDPI - Understanding your Individual Conflict Dynamics Profile

Have you felt uncomfortable in conflict? Feel like you want to lash out or avoid the situation altogether? Most people would say yes, and that is absolutely...

Thursday, March 7

Thoughtful Thursdays - Spring 2024

Session 3 - Religious Accommodations This session will be presented by Erin Darby, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Jill Malolepszy, Director of...

Getting Unstuck: Intro to Ombuds' Services

What IS an ombuds and how can they help me "get unstuck" with challenges and conflicts I face at UT? The Office of Ombuds Services helps to empower graduate...

Friday, March 8

Brown Bag: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its Impact on Higher Education

In this facilitated group discussion style Brown Bag , online learning innovators from the University of Louisiana System will lead a discussion about...

Tuesday, March 12

New Leader Advantage: Picking Up Where They Left Off: Conflict Management for Supervisors

In this session, we will review common scenarios for new leaders related to change and interpersonal team dynamics. Participants will learn about best...

Thursday, March 14

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The 103rd meeting of the MAA-SE is convening at UTK March 14-16, 2024. There are Project NExT-SE activities from 2:30 to 4:30 on Pi Day, March 14th.

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The 103rd meeting of the MAA-SE is convening at UTK March 14-16, 2024. The Executive Committee Meeting is from 6:30 to 9:30 pm EST on Pi Day, March 14th.

Friday, March 15

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The 103rd meeting of the MAA-SE is convening at UTK March 14-16, 2024. The Opportunity Fair (Graduate School, Career, Research) is from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm...

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The 103rd meeting of the MAA-SE is convening at UTK March 14-16, 2024. The second general session will be held from is from 4:15 pm to 5:20 pm EST on Friday,...

Saturday, March 16

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The 103rd meeting of the MAA-SE is convening at UTK March 14-16, 2024. The third general session will be held from is from 8:45 am to 9:45 am EST on...

Monday, March 18

 AACOM and AACOMAS Webinar

Meet with representatives from AACOM and AACOMAS where they will give an overview of Osteopathic medicine, do a walkthrough of the application including tips...

3pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 19

Connect the Dots: Build Community & Network @ UTK

Join Career Development for an informal event to connect staff and develop a community here at UT, Knoxville! Lunch will be provided, don’t miss out on this...

PA-CAT Webinar

Meet with a representative from the new PA-CAT, an assessment being used by some Physician Assistant programs, including UTHSC. If there is time, there will...

3pm
Virtual Event
AAMC + AMCAS Webinar

Meet with representatives from AAMC and AMCAS for a live Q+A. Students should come prepared with questions for the representatives. Those who have questions...

4pm
Virtual Event
Frist College of Medicine (Belmont) Information session

Meet with Dr. Caleb Marsh, Director of Pathway Programs and Recruitment at the Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University. Students can...

Wednesday, March 20

LOD Professionals' Roundtable

Join Learning and Organizational Development at the "Conversations on Performance Management" professionals’ roundtable, for a discussion on trends and...

Lunch and Learn with ScribeAmerica

Working as a scribe can be a great paid opportunity for students to gain more direct healthcare experience. Meet with representatives from ScribeAmerica to...

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We invite you to the University of Tennessee’s inaugural Public Policy Networking Fair on March 20th from 12:00-3:00pm in the Baker School’s Toyota...

LOD Series The Balanced Professional: Mastering Efficiency: The Art of Working Smart

Join us for the second session in the Balanced Professional series. Revolutionize your approach to work with our program focused on productivity. Explore...

Virtual Event with  PAEA/CASPA

Meet with representatives from PAEA and CASPA where they will give an overview of the Physician Assistant profession, discuss the application process,...

3pm
Virtual Event
From Advice to Action: Admissions Panel and Personal Statement Workshop for the Health Professions

4:15 - 5:00 Admissions Panel 5:15- 6:00 Workshop with Herbert Writing Center The personal statement (or application essay) is an incredibly important part...

Thursday, March 21

ETSU PROGRAMS DAY

We are delighted to host graduate programs in the health professions from East Tennessee State University at our second annual ETSU day on campus. Expected...

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We’ve worked to strengthen partnerships in the College to better serve our students and show impact to our donors. Will share examples of approaching annual...

Thoughtful Thursdays - Spring 2024

Session Four: Office of Asia Engagement & I House This session will be presented by Rachel Rui, Director of Asia Engagement and Communications...

STRIDE for Staff

This workshop introduces participants to inclusive search processes. It is very interactive and provides opportunities to apply the content that is...

February 21 - March 21, 2024