Networking Events are part of NU ADVANCE’s mentoring framework. The Networking Events include a series of discussions featuring panels of faculty on topics such as Responding to Reviewers Comments, Negotiating, and Grant Writing. The events are outlined below:
Strategies for Using Undergraduates in Research
24 September, 2014, 12-1, CSC 344
A panel of faculty members will share their strategies for incorporating undergradaute students into their research programs. Some of published with their undergraduate students.
NSF Grant Writing Workshop
17 October, 2014, 9-11, CSC 346
Horst Wittmann, Senior Research Development Officer, will provide strategies for preparing and submitting an outstanding grant proposal. There will also be a faculty panel who will share their personal strategies for engaging the program officers, along with retrospective insights based on their experience.
Discussion on Micro-aggressions in Academia
05 November, 2014, 11:30-1, CSC 440
Micro-aggressions are subtle expressions of bias; they are often accidental and launched without malice. Yet, the impact of these “slights” are profound.
Discussion leaders were: Meg A. Bond, Director of the Center for Women & Work and Professor of Psychology, and Michelle Haynes, Associate Professor of Psychology and Faculty Associate at the Center for Women & Work at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Bond is a community psychologist specializing in the dynamics of gender and race/ethnicity in the workplace. Dr. Haynes is an organizational psychologist, specializing in the field of workplace diversity.
Strategies for Increasing Scholarly Productivity-STEM
27 October, 2014, 12-1, Egan 440
A panel of faculty members will share their advice for increasing scholarly productivity. How they plan their year, how they manage graduate student writers, and much more.
Strategies for Increasing Scholarly Productivity-Non-STEM
28 October, 2014, 12-1, Egan 440
A panel of faculty members will share their advice for increasing scholarly productivity. How they plan their year, how they respond to reviewer’s comments, and much more.
Strategies for Effective Communication with Colleagues and Students 06 November, 2014, 3:30-4:30, CSC 440
Heidi Kevoe-Feldman, Assistant Professor of Communications, will lead a discussion on how to have positive communications, diffuse angry situations, and give feedback that is well-received.
Strategies for Successful Grant Writing
09 December, 2014, 12-1, Egan 440
A panel of faculty members will share their strategies and advice on writing grants. What to do and what not to do will be incorporated.