Dissertations, the Economy, Health, and Social Justice Discussed in Upcoming ProQuest Webinars

These webinars will cover topics ranging from global health and social justice, supporting dissertations development and the post-COVID economy for work and study. For more details and to register see the links below.

  • Global Health and Social Justice Discussion - Meet the Founders of Partners In Health
    Thursday, October 22 at 7:00 P.M. EDT
    This session will cover socio-economic inequality in health and medical that contributes to the spread of disease among resource-poor populations.
  • Dissertations Development: Giving Students the Tools to Produce Better Outcomes
    Thursday, November 12 at 2:00 P.M. EDT
    Dissertation students are more effective when they have support and resources available from their university. Dr. Jearl K. Helvey, Assistant Professor of Education – Doctoral Program, Texas Wesleyan University discusses how they achieve an 80% dissertation completion rate (compared to a 30% national average). He explains how he has leveraged tools like ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) to build a curriculum that sets students up for success and how the Library can help.
  • What Does a Post-COVID Economy Mean for Work and Study?
    Thursday, November 19 at 11:00 A.M. EDT
    What will the post-COVID economy look like? Will the new-normal be significantly different from the pre-COVID world? John Ferguson, Director of Macroeconomics at The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) will examine the ways in which COVID-19 has interacted with other major trends such as geopolitics, climate change, technology and the future of work and what the jobs of the future will entail. What does this means for the future of education and learning, as these trends align in the coming years.