Networking Events 2010-2011

Summer 2011

Career Life Integration
Date / Location: 18 May 2011, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: Professor Jamie Ladge, from the College of Business Administration, will discuss work-life balance issues. Her research interests are the intersection of identity, careers and work-life integration in organizations.

NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop
Date / Location: 07 June 2011, 10:00 – 2:00 pm, 431 Stearns Hall
Description: Hosted by Dr. Horst Wittmann and Professor Sara Wadia- Fascetti, the workshop will present proposal writing tips, information specific to the NSF CAREER program, and advice from recent CAREER awardees over an informal lunch.

ADVANCE Summer Gathering 
Date / Location: 11 July 2011, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: Join fellow colleagues for a relaxing , social summer networking luncheon.  We will be unveiling the 2011 – 2012 proposed monthly topics and catching up on this year’s events.

Spring 2011

University Research Development and Oureach
Date / Location: 20 January 2011, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: Vice Provost for Research, Mel Bernstein will present on efforts to develop funding opportunities.

Tenure and Promotion Reflection Panel
Date / Location: 22 February 2011, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: Recently tenured and promoted faculty will share their experiences and the choices they made prior to tenure and promotion.

Working with the Media Effectively
Date / Location: 16 March 2011, 10:00 – 2:00 pm, Alumni Pavillion
Description: Discover the benefits, risks, and strategies of working with the news media in this special workshop instructed by former news anchor and broadcast specialist, Paul Pfotenhauer of UC Davis.

Patents and Technology Transfer Panel
Date / Location: 14 April 2011, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: Professors Jeff Kosiba, Greg Kowalski, and Vince Harris will present on their experiences with patents and technology transfer.

Fall 2010

Hitting the Ground Running
Date / Location: 15 September 2010, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: New and seasoned faculty are invited to share sage advice on starting off your career on the right foot. Carol Paronis, Penny Beuning and Rebecca Carrier will be leading the discussion. A great opportunity to meet new colleagues! Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Starting Your Own Company
Date / Location: 7 October 2010, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: Professor Paul Zavracky will present on his experiences in starting his own company – twice!

International Research Collaboration Panel
Date / Location: 11 November 2010, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: Katy Tucker (Health Sciences), Denise Garcia (Political Science), Paul Champion (Physics), and Elizabeth Podlaha-Murphy (Chemical Engineering) will share their experiences with international research collaborations.

Electronic Tools to Improve Research Communication
Date / Location: 8 December 2010, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, 411 Richards Hall
Description: Seth Merriam of the EdTech center and Joe Case of Marketing’s Video and Digital Media Office will present electronic tools (MyFiles, Googledocs, Wikis, Facebook, YouTube) for exchanging and organizing data and files within your research group or with your research collaborators.