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Research Matters! Graduate & Alumni Talks

September 27, 2014

Shankar Prasad, '06 PhD (Political Science), the Associate Director for Academic Programs and Planning at the Taubman Center for Public Policy and the Watson Institute for International Studies, gave a talk on Exploring Non-Traditional Career Options, and Not Feeling Guilty About It.

Research Matters, a Graduate School symposium celebrating new ideas and discoveries included eight graduate students and two alumni who gave brief talks for a general audience on why their research matters. The event was part of the University's 250th Anniversary Fall Celebration.  The speakers were chosen after September 4 talks by semifinalists. To learn more about the event, read David Orienstein's article Graduate students, alumni extoll research value or view the Research Matters webpage.