When Offered:On Demand The purpose of this seminar is to provide doctoral students an opportunity to discuss topics arising from course work; to report on internships and research assistantships; and to explore possible dissertation topics. Individual faculty and faculty panels will, from time to time, join the seminar to discuss their research. Seminar students will develop a portfolio reflecting the development of dissertation topics. The portfolio will provide students a means by which they can present evidence of their progress for consideration by advisors and other faculty. Students should expect to maintain the portfolio throughout their course work.