The UWM Graduate School organizes cross-cutting seminars, workshops and discussion forums to help you get acquainted with the expectations associated with graduate studies, move successfully through degree milestones, acquire a variety of transferable core skills, and understand the “big picture” of higher education and academic life.
Communicating Your Work to Outside Audiences
February 16, 2:30-4:00 p.m., Union 280
Presenter: Jean Creighton, Physics; Bernie Perley, Anthropology; Laurie Marks, Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research; Arijit Sen, School of Architecture and Urban Planning
Academics are expected to publish and present work at conferences in a clear and engaging way. However, in both academia and professional contexts outside of academia, faculty and professionals are expected to engage a wider public. This panel of four will share their experiences, successes, challenges, thoughts about, strategies for working, talking about their work, and engaging with non-academic audiences.