Each year, we host a workshop for one semester and invite a speaker for the other! We have also attended symposia and conducted live blogging. For the latest updates about upcoming events, check our Twitter feed or Facebook page, or email us at MiSciWriters.leaders@umich.edu!

2021

October 8. For our fifth alumni networking event and first of the school year, we will be hosting Dr. Isabel Colón-Bernal, former MSW writer, editor, and translator, and current MSW Spanish Language Coordinator! During this round-table discussion, Isabel will talk about her transition from chemistry research during graduate school to her current position as a Technical Writer for Thermo Fisher Scientific. Bring your questions and beverage of choice, and join us for this virtual event at 5pm on the 8th by following this link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/95792177942. Hope to see you there!MSW webinar series

April 21. For our fourth alumni network event, former MSW editor and MI DNA Day founder, Dr. Christina Vallianatos, comes to talk about her path from graduate school to outreach career as the Genomics Educator for the Jackson Laboratory. Join us at 5 pm on the 21st by following this link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/98173372858

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Mar 16. For our third alumni network event, former MSW editor, ComSciCon-MI chair, and RELATE-er Stephanie Deppe, Ph.D., comes to talk about her journey into space scicomm all the way from sunny California! Join us with this link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/96555158954.

 

2020

Nov 13. For our second alumni network event, former editor-in-chief Dr. Irene Park will be taking her lunch in California to talk about going from news, to science, to medical writing! Join us with this link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/99029002207

Oct 30. First of many alumni network events! Dr. Andrew McAllister will be doing a coffee hour meet and greet to let us know how he uses science communication skills in his science policy career. Join us with this link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/99029002207

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May 21. Know Your Audience: Research Writing to Reach Non-Specialists with Jill Jividen, the Director of Research Development.

2019

March 18. Personal Branding and Scientific Impact in the Social Media Age, with Dr. Paige Jarreau.

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2018

November 7. Writing Workshop with Jimmy Brancho and networking happy hour.

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August 25-26. A host of ComSciCon Michigan 2018

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March 30. Live blog the RNA Symposium.

January 22. Editing Workshop with Scott Barolo

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