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LinkedIn Photo-shoot for College of Engineering
April 17 2014 at 9:00 AM
Engineering, College of
Come dressed for success ( at least from the waist up) for a great LinkedIn headshot. You can obtain materials to enhance your LinkedIn profile or have it reviewed. Photo shoot times by appointment on Thursday, April 17th between 9:00 to 12:00 in room 1520 EDC & 2:00 to 4:00 on Friday, April 18th. LinkedIn profiles reviews by walk-in Thursday, April 17th in the afternoon between 1:00 and 4:00 and Friday, April 18th between 2:00 an 4:00.
PAD Seminar - Communicating Your Research and Scholarship to a Broad Audience
April 17 2014 at 1:00 PM
Welcome Center
The offices of the Vice President for Research, Provost, and Faculty Affairs (School of Medicine) are pleased to offer the Professional and Academic Development seminar series for WSU faculty, chairs & directors, postdoctoral trainees & graduate students, and administrators. Seminars are free, but registration is required. The seminar, Communicating Your Research and Scholarship to a Broad Audience, will take place Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center Auditorium. The moderator will be David Rosenberg, chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences. Panelists will include Sean Lee, health reporter at WWJ Newsradio 950; John Corvino, chair of the Department of Philosophy; Julie O'Connor, director of research communications in the Office of the Vice President for Research; and Rasheda Kamaria Williams, information officer in Marketing & Communications. The panel will discuss: How WSU can help in communicating your latest accomplishment What types of stories interest reporters How to prepare for a media interview, beyond just knowing the facts How to translate your research to the general public Characteristics of a good media interview What to avoid doing in a media interview How to use Social Media to tell your story How to get an Op/Ed placement   We hope to see you there!
Water@Wayne Seminar with Dr. John Hartig
April 17 2014 at 2:30 PM
Welcome Center
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host the next Water@Wayne Seminar on April 17, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at Wayne State University's Welcome Center Auditorium, 42 W. Warren, Detroit, MI. The seminar is free and open to the entire campus community. A small reception will follow in the Welcome Center Lobby. Dr. John Hartig is trained as a limnologist with 30 years of experience in environmental science and natural resource management.  He currently serves as Refuge Manager for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and serves on the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Board of Directors.  From 1999 to 2004 he served as River Navigator for the Greater Detroit American Heritage River Initiative established by Presidential Executive Order.  Prior to becoming River Navigator, he spent 12 years working for the International Joint Commission on the Canada-U.S. Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.  John has been an Adjunct Professor at Wayne State University where he taught Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, and has served as President of the International Association for Great Lakes Research.  He has authored or co-authored over 100 publications on the Great Lakes, including his most recent book titled Burning Rivers that was a 2011 Green Book Festival winner in the “scientific” category and a 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist in the “science/nature/environment” category. John has received a number of awards for his work, including the 2013 Conservation Advocate of the Year Award from the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, the 2012 Outstanding Environmental Professional of the Year Award from the Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals, a 2010 Green Leaders Award from the Detroit Free Press, a 2005 White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation Award for Outstanding Leadership and Collaboration in the Great Lakes, the 2003 Anderson-Everett Award from the International Association for Great Lakes Research, and the 1993 Sustainable Development Award for Civic Leadership from Global Tomorrow Coalition.
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