The 2020-2021 CI & UR Seminar Series
All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join the Office of CI & UR Seminar Series.
This series is designed to offer opportunities and development topics to assist students interested in or currently engaged in research, inquiry, creative, or other academic engagement experiences.
Topics include: data management; effective literature review; student opportunities center; creating a presentation; presenting your research; thinking about future recommendation letters.
When: Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 11AM
Where: Zoom, email email@example.com for the seminar link
2020-2021 CI & UR Seminar Series Schedule
April 15: Recording Mentor and/or Student Spotlights
Any mentor or student is welcome to attend to record a short CI testimonial. REGISTER HERE
March 18 & 25 at 11 AM: FoCI and CSRF Open House: A Walk Through This seminar session will build on discussions from March 4.
March 4 at 11 AM: Preparing for FOCI: An Introduction to Gather.town and Tips for Virtual Presentations Watch
Additional resources for preparing for Gather.town can be found here:
February 18 at 11 AM: Thinking About Summer
Speaker: Cora Allard-Keese, Creative Inquiry Associate Director
During this seminar, participants will learn about the Summer Creative Inquiry+Undergraduate Research Program and will be introduced to the Student Opportunity Center which gives all Clemson students access to nationwide opportunities for research, presentations, grants, scholarships and internship. Watch
February 4 at 11 AM: Developing a Dynamic Digital Profile
Speaker: Bridget McNamara, Adobe Education
During this seminar, participants will be introduced to building a new type of professional digital presence, a step up from LinkedIn. Bridget McNamara from Adobe Education will present a new approach to designing profiles and personal branding to Clemson – developing a dynamic digital profile with the Adobe Career Branding Workshop. Students thinking about future internships, REUs, graduate school, and careers should attend! Participants will also learn how to engage with the Adobe Digital Studio and the Center for Career & Professional Development to help further develop their profiles. Resources | Survey | Watch
December 3: “A VIRTUAL Visit to Graduate Programs Around the Country With Clemson Alumni ” hosted by Dr. Michael Sehorn, Genetics & Biochemistry Most schools have cancelled student visits this year due to COVID. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit various graduate programs with the Clemson alumni that attend them. Baylor College, Duke University, Clemson Center for Human Genetics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, UNC Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia Biomedical Sciences program will be represented. REGISTER NOW and submit the questions you have about the school/ program.
November 19: “A VIRTUAL Visit to Professional Schools With Clemson Alumni ” hosted by Dr. Michael Sehorn, Genetics & Biochemistry Most schools have cancelled student visits this year due to COVID. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit various medical and professional schools with the Clemson alumni that attend them. UNC, Vanderbilt School of Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Presbyterian School of Pharmacy, IU School of Medicine and MUSC College of Medicine and MUSC Dental School will be in attendance. REGISTER NOW and submit the questions you have about the school/ program.
November 5: “Building a Professional Online Presence - LinkedIn” by Sam Press, Graduate Assistant in the Center for Career and Professional Development – Michelin Career Center. | Watch
October 15: “Tech Transfer, CURF and Clemson Students” by Chase Kasper, Director of Business Development for the Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF). | Watch
October 1: “Thinking of Next Semester- What is CI and How to Get Involved” Join us as you prepare to think of research and engagement opportunities for next semester
September 17: “Strategies for Strong Recommendation Letters” by Dr. Melissa Moss, Professor and Interim Chair of Biomedical Engineering, University of South Carolina. Dr. Chad Navis, Department of Management, Clemson University provided additional insight on “The Anatomy of a Recommendation Letter.” | Watch
September 3: “Introducing The Student Opportunity Center, The One Stop Shop for Research & Internship Opportunities.”