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General Sessions

These three-hour general session will address topics that are broadly applicable to all disciplines. It will discuss frameworks for examining ethics issues, the mentor-mentee relationship, research misconduct, and plagiarism. Attendance at both Part 1 and Part 2 are necessary and must be completed within your first two years at Boston College. 

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RSI General Session, Part 1

This session will be offered three times during the fall semester, with options to attend a day session or evening session. It will cover philosophical approaches to ethical issues, mentorship, and include a student panel. Choose one of three opportunities to attend.


 

Session Schedules:


Friday, October 13, 2017  • Walsh Hall, Room 131

9:00-9:20 a.m.

Breakfast
 
9:20-9:30 a.m.

Opening remarks
 
9:30-10:20 a.m.

Moral frameworks
 
10:20-11:10 a.m.

Mentor-mentee relationship
 
11:15-12:00 p.m.
 
Student panel
 

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017  • Walsh Hall, Room 131

6:00-6:20 p.m.

Dinner
 
6:20-6:30 p.m.

Opening remarks
 
6:30-7:20 p.m.

Moral frameworks
 
7:20-8:10 p.m.

Mentor-mentee relationship
 
8:15-9:00 p.m.
 
Student panel



Saturday, October 28, 2017  • Walsh Hall, Room 131 

9:00-9:20 a.m.

Breakfast
 
9:20-9:30 a.m.

Opening remarks
 
9:30-10:20 a.m.

Moral frameworks
 
10:20-11:10 a.m.

Mentor-mentee relationship
 
11:15-12:00 p.m.
 
Student panel
 

RSI General Session, Part 2

Choose one of three opportunities to attend. Sample schedules are included below. Dates and locations will be confirmed at the start of the Spring Semester.


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 • Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center  

6:00-6:20 p.m.

Dinner, settling in
 
6:20-6:30 p.m.

Opening remarks
 
6:30-7:15 p.m.

Faculty Panel
 
7:20-8:05 p.m.

Discussion of Case Studies
 
8:10-9:00 p.m.
 
Identifying and Protecting Yourself from Research Misconduct

 

Saturday, March 17, 2018 • Walsh Hall, Room 131

9:00-9:20 a.m.

Breakfast, settling in
 
9:20-9:30 a.m.

Opening remarks
 
9:30-10:15 a.m.

Faculty Panel
 
10:20-11:05 a.m.

Discussion of Case Studies
 
11:10-12:00 p.m.
 
Identifying and Protecting Yourself from Research Misconduct

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 • Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center  

6:00-6:20 p.m.

Dinner, settling in
 
6:20-6:30 p.m.

Opening remarks
 
6:30-7:15 p.m.

Faculty Panel
 
7:20-8:05 p.m.

Discussion of Case Studies
 
8:10-9:00 p.m.
 
Identifying and Protecting Yourself from Research Misconduct