BRIDGE+ Program Schedule

Topic 1 - How to be a Mentee
Led by Aida Ghiaei

Topic 2 - Working on Mentor Selection
Led by Drs. Stephany Santos and Randi Mendes

Topic 3 - Understanding and Blending the Expectations of your Mentor with your Own Work Ethic
Led by Dr. Jane Gordon

Topic 4 - Creating Effective Peer Mentor-Mentee Relationship with other Graduate Students
Led Richard Harris

Topic 1 - Bringing in Your Culture & Experiences into the Classroom
Led by Martina Rosenburg

Topic 2 - Making Connections with Your Students
Led by Martina Rosenburg

Topic 3 - Understanding LMS
Led by Daniel Facchinetti 

STEMINAR SPEAKERS INCLUDED:

  • Dr. Rowena Grainger
  • Dr. Frank Tuitt
  • Dr. Kat Milligan-Myhre
  • Dr. Maria Luz Fernandez
  • Dr. Carlos Garcia-Robledo
  • Dr. Kristin Morgan
  • Dr. Carlos Trallero

Topic 1 - Using Latex to Write Papers
Led by Dr. Stephany Santos

Topic 2 - Understanding Reliable Research
Led by Dr. Pamela Diggle

Topic 3 - Big Data and Computing - Data Core
Led by Dr. Cara Battersby

 

Topic 1:  My path to Ph.D. Experiences and Working on Your Timeline
Led by: Dr. Randi Mendes

Topic 2: Path to Ph.D. Experiences (non-UConn student)
Led by: Justin Connor

Topic 3: Introduction to Graduate Fellowships
Led by: Rowena Grainger

Topic 4: Top Notch Personal Statements
Led by: Rowena Grainger

Topic 5: Work Life Balance
Led by: Graduate Student of Color Association

Topic 6: Working with your advising committee
Led by: Dr. Leslie Shor

Topic 7: SHPE and Path to Ph.D. Experiences
Led by: Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers & Mikayla Moody

Topic 8: OVPR & Responsible Conduct of Research
Led by: Dr. Pamela Diggle

Topic 9: How to Have Difficult Conversations in Graduate School
Led by: Cinnamon Adams

Topic 10: Personal Statement Peer Review
Led by: Rowena Grainger

Topic 11: 
Led by: Dr. Marina Astitha 

Topic 1 - Oral Communication Skills/Improving Style 
Led by Dr. Stephany Santos

Topic 2 - Finances
Led by Dr. Randi Mendes

Topic 3 - Balancing Family
Led by Dr. Marcy Balunas

Topic 4 - Improv Presenting
Led Dr. Ken Noll

Topic 5 - Exercise Your Mind and Body
Led by Drs. Stephany Santos and Randi Mendes

Topic 6 - Happiness - Science of Wellbeing
Led by Dr. Radenka Meric

Topic 7 - Time Management
Led by Aynsley Diamond

Topic 8  - Developing a Positive Work-Life Balance
Led by Dr. Cara Battersby