Core Advisor Conversations

These informal gatherings—imagine a virtual coffee hour—are hosted by two Core Advisors on broad topics, and we encourage attendees to steer the conversation in any directions they may find helpful. Signups are limited to allow for open conversation and meaningful connections. These sessions are a great way to meet Core Advisors and other faculty from across the campus, and access more personalized resources, support, and advice.

Please note: The Core Advisor Conversations are currently limited to senate faculty members, adjunct faculty, clinical faculty, and cooperative extension specialists.

Participant feedback:

“I appreciated getting to meet and discuss with other faculty in a more intimate setting around a particular topic of interest. It was a place to learn and grow and see also what is possible for myself in the future.”

“I appreciated the opportunity to connect with senior faculty and the frank discussions."

Spring 2023 Conversations

All conversations will be held on Zoom. Please register in advance to attend.

Time Management

March 2nd, 2 - 3pm

Rodrigo Almeida

Environmental Science, Policy, & Management

Jill Duerr Berrick

Social Welfare

Cutting-edge/New Research

March 10th, 10 - 11am

Martin Head-Gordon


Linda Rugg


Managing a Lab

March 23rd, 2 - 3pm

Grace O'Connell

Mechanical Engineering

Matthew Francis



April 27th, 2 - 3pm

John DeNero

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Rebecca Heald

Molecular & Cell Biology