Author: Madeleine Roberts-Ganim Where do you go when you are itching to leave the house but don’t need to go to work or class? The University of Chicago has a multitude of spaces on campus where students can go to socialize, relax, and study. Whether you prefer...
You may remember a few months ago, we featured a post titled Finding Resources as an International Student.
Today’s blog post will highlight resources for International Postdocs. This blog post was written by Amy Rapp, Assistant Director, Graduate Career Development (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Have you ever heard someone with a relaxed personality described as ‘cool as a cucumber’? Or heard the command ‘hold your horses’ when someone is trying to rush into something? When it comes to idioms, we find ourselves using words or phrases without realizing how it...
“I took Spoken Communication: Academic Presentations because, for my future career, it is extremely important to be able to communicate in a proper and interesting way. I learned how to use my voice when speaking, the best body language for presentations, and how to best design PowerPoint, among other things. I think with this class, students will gain more confidence in their own communication and presentation skills. I’m glad I now have these skills on my CV!”
“I took Spoken Communication: Conversation in Context because I wanted to find ways to communicate better and to think more like an American in order to be better understood. My instructor was wonderful and always had an answer for my questions; if you follow his advice, you will be very happy with the results. I definitely feel more confident after taking this class.”
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