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Building a Robust Culture of Research Mentor and Mentee Training on Your Campus

The following link will take you to the slides for a presentation delivered at the Council of Graduate Schools Summer Workshop in July of 2017 by the following presenters:

  • Ernest L. Brothers, Associate Dean, Graduate School, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Jeffrey Engler, Council of Graduate Schools, Dean-in-Residence
  • Melissa McDaniels, Assistant Dean, Michigan State University
  • Christine Pfund, Associate Scientist, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Abstract: Strong mentorship has been linked to enhanced self-efficacy, persistence, productivity, and career satisfaction. Positive mentorship is often cited as the most important factor in degree attainment, publishing research, and serving as role models for others. In this session, participants will learn about evidence-based programs for improving mentoring relationships and will develop concrete action plans for their campuses to leverage these resources.

View the presentation slides