What is/was your life like as a grad student? When have you experienced exciting highs? Difficult lows? How do you practice self-care?I'm interested in hearing from current students and former students!Also - if you're interested in this topic, please join us for one or both of the PDWs below.Make the most of your grad school experience! Join us in Chicago for two PDWs focused on improving the graduate school experience. Both PDWs are on Friday August 10th and are designed to give you the chance to learn from your peers, reflect on your own experience, and set goals that can help to facilitate your well-being and productivity during your Ph.D. experience.PDW 1: Friday morningIntellectual Athletes: Optimizing Grad Students in Mind, Body, and SpiritProgram Session: 89 | Submission: 11579 | Sponsor(s): (MSR)Scheduled: Friday, Aug 10 2018 11:30AM - 1:00PM at Marriott Chicago Downtown - Magnificent Mile in LakeviewOrganizers: Elizabeth Luckman and Gareth Craze
Description: Learn about the link between physical and psychological well-being and work with your peers to set personal and group well-being goals.
PDW 2: Friday afternoon
Round 2 – Peer Mentorship and Professional Development for Organizational Behavior Ph.D. Students (all students welcome!)Program Session: 150 | Submission: 17765 | Sponsor(s): (OB)Scheduled: Friday, Aug 10 2018 4:15PM - 6:15PM at Sheraton Grand Chicago in StreetervilleOrganizers: Karren Knowlton, Jasmine Huang, and Elizabeth Luckman
Description: Reflect on life as a doctoral student with your peers and cultivate methods for mentoring each other. We will review data collected from current students and junior faculty regarding their best practices for thriving in a doctoral program.Note: If you are interested in attending this PDW, please e-mail Karren at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.