Wednesday Short Courses

Short Courses & Networking Dinner

Wednesday, October 24th – 2:00 PM, Michigan League


  • Thoughts on Influence and Responsibility: How to Avoid Being Set Adrift in the Canadian Bay
  • Use Diversity and Inclusion to Drive Research Innovation
  • Networking How-Tos
  • Your First Year of Grad School: Steps to Starting Out Right
  • How to Protect Your IP
  • Tips & Tricks for Effective Communication & Public Engagement
  • Past, Present, & Future of U-M Macromolecular Science & Engineering: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence
  • Your Last Year of Grad School: Steps to Finishing Your Ph.D.

Short Courses: 2:00 – 5:45 PM, Michigan League, 3rd Floor

Industry Networking Dinner: 6:15 PM, Zingerman’s Greyline, 100 North Ashley Street

HotelsFor those needing accommodations, this is a partial list of nearby Ann Arbor hotels. More hotel and other options are available at

Directions: Venue & Parking Map

The Maynard Street and Liberty Square garages in Ann Arbor offer public parking ($1.20/hour) within a short walk of the Michigan League.  The Ann & Ashley Street garage or 1st & Huron flat lot are conveniently located next to the Zingerman’s Greyline.