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GradDays Panel: Advisor/Advisee and Mentor Relationships

Wednesday, 3/19, 2:30 PM, Newcomb Hall Commonwealth Room

Refreshments Provided


This panel is designed to cover strategies to navigate advisor and mentor relationships in grad school and beyond, managing crucial conversations, and will feature insight from a faculty member that has recent experience on both sides of the advisor/advisee relationship. The session will introduce ways to initiate and lead critical conversations with colleagues, supervisors, and friends.  Participants will learn what a critical conversation entails, identify best practices for having successful conversations, and learn about various ways to find and cultivate mentor relationships.

Guests include Debbie Mincarelli, Director of Human Resources for Arts and Sciences, Melissa Hurst, Director of Graduate Career Development, and Douglas Fordham, Director of Graduate Studies for History of Art and Architecture.