Grad Rebel Workshop: Creating Impactful Visual Aids: Minimizing Death by PowerPoint


Feb. 20, 2019, 10am to 11:30am

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Graduate Commons (LLB 2141)


By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Learn tips for designing slides that deliver engaging presentations, including eliminating blocks of text

  • Discuss how to best highlight what is important in graphs/charts that articulate the results and/or conclusion you want to share with an audience

  • Workshop a research PowerPoint presentation with other workshop attendees

For this workshop, please bring an electronic draft or completed research PowerPoint presentation (e.g., conference, the Rebel Grad Slam, and/or the GPSA and Graduate College Research Forum). Workshop attendees will share these presentations with small groups to provide and receive feedback. The panelists will help answer any questions regarding visuals and PowerPoint presentations.


  • Brittany Fiedler, Teaching & Learning Librarian, UNLV Libraries

  • Chelsea Heinbach, Teaching & Learning Librarian, UNLV Libraries

  • Dr. Levent Atici, Executive Director of Undergraduate Research, Research and Economic Development

Lifecycle Stage: Early, Middle, and Late Master’s & Early, Middle, and Late Doctoral

Learning Experience: Panel & Interactive

Admission Information

This workshop is open to all graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College & GPSA