GradFUTURES Virtual Forum 2020

Fri, May 1, 2020 (All day)
Frist MPR and McCornick 101
Office of the Dean of the Graduate School

One day. Lots of ways to Learn. Share. Connect.

With unprecedented changes to nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives due to the global COVID-19 pandemic-- now, more than ever, the graduate community is at the forefront of leading innovation that will shape the future.

We’re delighted to announce that the GradFUTURES Forum scheduled for May 1st, will now be a Virtual Forum with an additional focus on how we can build community and collective leadership within all fields of endeavor—through meaningful professional development. 

The future is all about the power and potential of being connected.

The goal of the forum is to accelerate connectivity among and between graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni and leaders from a diverse array of fields. This Forum will encourage attendees to forge deeper connections and build community via a greater understanding of digital technologies and career paths. 

Programming for the day will include:

  • Keynote/fireside chat with Ann Kirschner *78 and Sree Sreenivasan 
  • Ted-style talks
  • Interdisciplinary “mini-classes" and immersive tracks by division
  • Live podcasts
  • Individual LinkedIn and Google Scholar consultations (as well as FREE professional LinkedIn headshot photos)





Online and Virtual Resources


COVID-19 and On-Campus Events

Princeton University is actively monitoring the situation around coronavirus (Covid-19) and the evolving guidance from government and health authorities, in keeping with our commitment to ensure the health and safety of all members of the University community. The latest communications from the Graduate School to graduate students are available here. The latest University guidance for all students, faculty, and staff is available on the University’s website.


To request accommodations for this or any event, please contact the organizer or James M. Van Wyck at [,] at least 3 working days prior to the event.