Ph.D. Seminar I

90-901

Units: 12

Description:

This seminar is intended for all first-year PhD students in the Heinz College to introduce the research process and bring first-year students into the intellectual community at Heinz. The seminar includes presentations by Heinz College faculty, student presentations of existing research, and presentations from second-year Heinz College students. Through these experiences, students will - Become familiar with the kinds of research being done at Heinz - Find faculty and students with similar research interests - Understand the unseen steps (and missteps) along the way to a published paper - Experience presenting technical research to a diverse audience - Learn to provide helpful feedback on research presentations

Learning Outcomes:

Students will

- Become familiar with the kinds of research being done at Heinz

- Find faculty and students with similar research interests

- Understand the unseen steps (and missteps) along the way to a published paper

- Experience presenting technical research to a diverse audience

- Learn to provide helpful feedback on research presentations

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