Webinar – “The Final Defense” – Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. Register by Aug. 29

This afternoon, Dissertation House co-founders Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale and Dr. Renetta Tull joined Oregon State University Physicist Dr. Rubin Landau, and Dr. Phoebe Lenear from the Empowering Leadership Alliance at Rice University to lead a webinar on “The Dissertation Proposal.”   The next webinar will discuss “The Final Defense.” If you want to join, here are the instructions:

*The Final Defense: Thursday, August 30, 10 AM Pacific, 12 PM Central, 1 PM Eastern.  Sign up for this session here by Wednesday, August 29, 2012.  If you previously signed up for the webinar, it is not necessary to register again.  

This webinar is sponsored by the Empowering Leadership Alliance and is open to any graduate student, from any school.  About the Empowering Leadership Alliance:

The Empowering Leadership Alliance (ELA) is a program that was launched in 2007 and is funded by NSF. The program’s director and PI is Professor Richard Tapia at Rice University, and engages underrepresented minority students in computing disciplines at research institutions in a nationwide network composed of dozens of leading universities, professional societies, laboratories, research centers, and corporations.  Read the original press release here.   

About Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull
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