WPI has an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community focused on helping academics make successful transitions throughout their careers. There is a great lineup of NCFDD webinars and other programs this fall, including the following topics:

  • Overcoming Academic Perfectionism: Thu, Sep 10, 2-3:30pm
  • Bracing for and Embracing the Fall as a Blkademic: Tue, Sep 15, 2-3pm
  • Building and Leading Successful Research Teams: Tue, Sep 22, 2-3pm
  • How to Engage in Healthy Conflict: Thu, Oct 8, 2-3:30pm
  • 14-Day Writing Challenge: Oct 19 - Nov 1 (register by Oct 14)
  • Women’s Brain Health at Midlife: What Does Menopause Have to Do with It?: Tue, Oct 27, 2-3pm
  • How to Manage Stress, Rejection & the Haters in Your Midst: Thu, Nov 12, 2-3:30pm
  • Engagement Matters: Developing a Career as a Community Engaged Scholar: Tue, Nov 24, 2-3pm

Details and registration links can be found on the NCFDD website. All WPI faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students can enroll in most NCFDD programs free of charge, including all of those listed above. To create an account and enroll in a program, go to the NCFDD home page, click “Become a member,” and select WPI from the drop-down menu to register and login.