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Conference Sessions

ICUR 2017 features sessions and panel discussions for diverse audiences and on cross-cutting themes. The conference participants may choose to focus on sessions related to their field of interest or attend a broader range of sessions. There is NO REGISTRATION FEE for any of the sessions.

                                  Wednesday July 26, 2017

GRADUATE SCHOOL PANEL DISCUSSION – Getting Into Graduate School
Tammi Vacha-Haase, Boise State University
July 26 (Wednesday), 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell
Graduate students and faculty will share useful strategies and advice to successfully get into graduate school. Dean of the Graduate College, Tammi Vacha-Haase will moderate the panel.


INDUSTRY PANEL: HOW TO FIND AND SUCCEED  IN YOUR FIRST JOB
Bill Connors, Boise Metro Chamber, Krissa Wrigley, AppDetex and Jeffrey L. Greene, St. Luke’s Health System
July 26 (Wednesday), 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Student Union Building, Lookout Room
Employers from government, private and non-profit sector will provide valuable advice on how to find and succeed in your first job after graduation.


EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO BECOME ADVOCATES OF CHANGE 
Boise Ethos Project, Boise State University
July 26 (Wednesday), 2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell
The Ethos Project highlights the engagement and passion of students from across disciplines and empowers students to become advocates on campus and in the local community. Featured speakers from the Ethos Project Symposium will present. 


LIGHTENING TALKS
July 26 (Wednesday), 2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  Student Union Building, Lookout Room
Distinguished researchers will have five minutes to present their field of research. A good lightening talk is insightful, inspiring, though-provoking, useful, humorous, controversial, or enlightening.


BASQUE BLOCK TOUR
John Bieter, Boise State University
July 26 (Wednesday), 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.  611 W. Grove Street
Students will take the shuttle to the Basque Block for a guided tour.


BOISE ART MUSEUM TALK & TOUR
Melanie Fales, Boise Art Museum
July 26 (Wednesday), 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.  670 Julia Davis Drive
Students will walk to the Boise Art Museum for a guided talk & tour.


COMPUTER SCIENCE BUILDING TALK & TOUR
Casey Kennington, Boise State University
July 26 (Wednesday), 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.  777 West Main Street
Students will take the shuttle to Boise State’s downtown Computer Science Building for a guided talk & tour.


                                     Thursday July 27, 2017

DEVELOPING AN ONLINE PROFESSIONAL PERSONA
Jeff Christensen, Boise State University
July 27 (Thursday), 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell
Learn how to build a professional online persona to build networks in a competitive job market.



PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING: HOW TO DO IT
Amanda Wallace, TEK Systems
July 27 (Thursday), 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Student Union Building, Lookout Room
Students will participate in a round robin networking session with faculty and professional staff.


FUNDING GRADUATE SCHOOL
Liljana Babinkostova, Boise State University
July 27 (Thursday), 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell
This session will address how to fund graduate school through RAs, GAs, TAs, graduate school packages and competitive scholarships.


MENTORING PRACTICES FOR STUDENTS & FACULTY
David Pfeiffer, University of Idaho
July 27 (Thursday),1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Student Union Building, Lookout Room
Students and faculty participants will engage in structured scenario and role playing activities designed to identify our personal implicit bias and how that bias influences our interactions.


Contact Us

For any questions, please contact us at icur@boisestate.edu\.