Improv-ing Your Communication Skills: Using Games to Build Research Communication Skills

Grad Success is offering a Winterim professional development for graduate students and postdocs, Improv-ing Your Communication Skills: Using Games to Build Research Communication SkillsRegistration is open on a first-come, first-served basis (25 spots available), and location will be provided to selected applicants.

New to improv? Learn more about the benefits of improv training and join us to:

  • Feel more confident and comfortable responding to questions
  • Practice communicating your research and the significance of your work to broad audiences
  • Use your improv theatre stills to engage and build connection
  • Meet other graduate students in a fast paced and fun learning environment

Date: Thursday, Jan. 12 (9 a.m.-3 p.m., lunch provided) & Friday, Jan. 13th (9 a.m.-noon)

Instructors: Dr. Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theater Cedar Rapids and Assistant Director of Student Success & Development; Kristen Hartsgrove Mooers, Lecturer, Theater Arts; and Dr Samuel Tanner, Associate Professor, College of Education.

Students can contact with questions or to discuss accommodations.

Thursday, January 12, 2023 9:00am to 3:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Kelly in advance at 319-335-3145 or