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Communication Essentials: Preparing Effective Public Presentations

Event Type
Professional Development
The Graduate College
Coble 304/308
Sep 19, 2019   9:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Graduate College Events for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Whether you are participating in Research Live!, networking, or presenting at a conference, effective communication and presentation skills are key. This half-day, interactive workshop series will give you the tools you need to develop a short oral presentation, create a PowerPoint visual to accompany your presentation, and give tips to keep in mind as you deliver your presentation to others. The schedule for the day is:

  • 9 am: Talking about your work and performance strategies
  • 10:30: Short coffee break with snacks
  • 10:45: Creating effective PowerPoint slides
  • 11:45: Recap and Q & A

**Participants should bring a computer or tablet to the event.


You will gain valuable communication skills that can be used in various situations and we strongly encourage anyone who is thinking about participating in Research Live! to attend this event. Click here to learn more about Research Live!


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