Values

- Be nice and work hard.

- We love science and we love life outside science.

- Collaborate & share.

- Be open-minded.

- Respect other's time.

- Normalize "I don't know yet".

- Give credit, take responsibility.

- Celebrate success.

- Leave things better than you found them.

- Facilitate a diverse environment.

- Build consensus.

- Half of science is failure and learning from it.

Communication

- All ideas are valid

- Amplify diverse viewpoints

- Be present

- Make time for others; respect other's time

- Ask for help

- Celebrate what works well and provide constructive criticism

- Step forward (if quiet); step back (if loud)

- Respect deep work

- Listen first, speak second, don't interrupt

- Be direct

- Do science openly, transparently, and reproducibly

Problems

- To report an issue please contact Malin Pinsky. All communication will be treated as confidential, though be aware he has a legal obligation to report sexual misconduct.

- If you aren't comfortable speaking to Malin,

    - Marsha Morin, DEENR grad student coordinator

- If the DEENR grad student coordinator does not sound like the correct point of contact, Rutgers has many resources available to you, including:

    - Counseling, Alcohol, & Other Drug Assistance Program & Psychiatric Services

    - Student of Concern Pathway

    - Student Conduct

    - Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance

    - Ombudsperson