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Communicating with Faculty – Workshop for International Grad Students

Posted: 2/21/2017 (Local Events)

When you are an international graduate student, communicating with faculty from a different culture can sometimes be stressful. This event will introduce different approaches that will make communication with faculty easier.  At this workshop, a panel of faculty and staff members from across the disciplines will share insights on this topic.

During the workshop, you will:

  • Learn tips to communicate effectively with faculty members
  • Discuss strategies to navigate miscommunications
  • Network with fellow international graduate students


  • Mari Ostendorf, Professor, Electric Engineering
  • Wendy Thomas, Associate Professor, Bioengineering
  • Xiaosong Li, Professor, Chemistry
  • Kelly Edwards, Professor, Bioethics
  • Jennifer Tee, Graduate Advisor, Public Health

Refreshments provided!

The free event is co-sponsored by Core Programs in the Graduate School, GPSS and FIUTS.  Send questions or comments to Ziyan Bai.

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Date: 02/24/2017

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM PT

Location: University of Washington, HUB 334