February 3

How to deal with challenging students.

Don Foley,  Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students, will go over the legalities and give advice on staying out of trouble. Come and listen to this. Forewarned in forearmed!


RASM 340         Call-in to 800.893.8850 PIN 6008955

February 10

Advising 101

Linda Hapsmith and Ginny Kinne from the Academic Advising Center will walk you through the core requirements, GERs, and your own departmental required classes. They will also discuss electives for your discipline.

If you plan on attending, you MUST RSVP to Linda or Ginne at vrkinne@alaska.edu or lhapsmith@alaska.edu by Monday evening.



February 17

Making the Most of UAF Libraries

Alys Jordan, Head of Research, Instruction and Outreach Services at Rasmuson will go over all of these services that the libraries offer for you and your students.

Lunch will be served.



February 21-24ASTE (Alaska Society for Technology in Education) conference, Captain Cook hotel, Anchorage.
February 24

Committee on the Status of Women brownbag lunch

Discussion on creating supportive professional networks.

1:00-2:00pm Women's Center in Wood Center

For more information contact Ellen Lopez (edlopez@alaska.edu)

March 3

What We Learned at ASTE

Faculty Panel discussion on instructional technology

A group of faculty who attended the Alaska Society for Technology in Education (ASTE) conference will share the best thing they learned at the conference.

1:00-2:00 pm


March 10

Discussion of online teaching training available for UAF faculty.

Magna have an online course available on becoming an effective college teacher. If you have an interest in participating in this online course please attend.

1:00-2:00 pm

340 RASM

March 16-20, 2015
March 24

Workshop on Literature Reviews

Alys Jordan, Head of Instruction, Research and Outreach at Rasmuson, will give an overview of the online resources available for all students, postdocs, and faculty who are putting together literature reviews for theses, dissertations, journal articles, etc.

There is some excellent new stuff that you should know about!

1:00-2:00pm RASM 301

March 31 
April 7 

April 9


Career Counseling with Alaina Levine

Alaina G. Levine is a contributor to National Geographic, science journalist, science and engineering careers consultant, professional speaker and corporate comedian. Her new book, “Networking for Nerds”, on networking strategies for scientists and engineers, will be published by Wiley in 2015. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, a career consulting enterprise with a focus on advancing the professional development expertise of scientists and engineers, she has been advising emerging and established scientists and engineers about their careers for over a decade, and has consulted with tens of thousands of early- and mid-career scientific and engineering professionals. She has given over 600 workshops and seminars in the US and Europe and is the author of over 160 articles pertaining to science, engineering, science careers and business in such publications as Science, Nature, Smithsonian, Scientific American, IEEE Spectrum, New Scientist, and COSMOS. As a science careers journalist, Levine constantly researches employment trends in STEM fields and delivers up-to-date vital information about STEM career issues from interviews with hiring managers, decision-makers and recruiters in myriad industries. Levine is also a Contributor to NatGeo, where she writes and blogs for its website, and she pens the career columns for Physics Today and the American Physical Society's national publication, APS News.

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April 14 
April 21 

April 24


Scholarly Writing workshop - Dr. Bob Lucas


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April 25


Intro to Grant Writing workshop - Bob Lucas

10am to 4pm with lunch

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April 28 
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