LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

  Fall 2017  

Sept 12

Chancellor's Convocation

1:00-2:00 pm in Davis Concert Hall

Also available via webconferencing.

 
 Sept 14

 Advice for New Faculty Members (Faculty Learning Community)

1:00-2:00 pm      222 Bunnell

 
Sept 19

 Women faculty lunch 

12:30-2:00 pm

Wood Center ballroom

 

 Sept 21

Thursday

Preparing for Success with the National Science Foundation

Dr. Kathie Olsen, ScienceWorks (http://www.scienceworksdc.com/dr-olsen/) and Dr. Kelvin Chu, The Implementation Group (http://www.tigdc.com/pages/chu-tig.htm)  The purpose of these presentations and discussions is to provide faculty, staff and students with insight into how to be successful in securing funding from NSF.

9:00-9:15              Introductions

9:15-10:00           Overview of NSF: research priorities, funding opportunities, and strategies for success

10:00-10:30        Questions and discussion

10:30-10:45        Coffee break

10:45-11:30        NSF large funding initiatives: Center grants, limited solicitation calls, etc - preparing teams to compete for large grants

11:30-Noon         Questions and discussion

Elvey Building, Globe Room

 
Sept 26

Advice for New Faculty Members (Faculty Learning Community)

1:00-2:00 pm      222 Bunnell

 
 
Oct 3
 

Dealing with Challenging Students

Amber Cagwin, dean of students and chief judicial officer, will discuss ways to keep yourself out of trouble in the classroom. If you are teaching this semester, you need to attend!

1:00-2:00 pm  340 RASM

 

 Oct 10

Advice for New Faculty Members (Faculty Learning Community)

1:00-2:00 pm      222 Bunnell

 

Oct 17

Mentors luncheon

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Wood Center, room tba

 
Oct 24

Advice for New Faculty Members (Faculty Learning Community)

1:00-2:00 pm      222 Bunnell

 
 
Oct 31

Library presentation

Staff of the UAF libraries will talk about the services they provide for faculty and students.

1:00 - 2:00 pm

340 RASM

 

Nov 7

Advice for New Faculty Members (Faculty Learning Community)

1:00-2:00 pm      222 Bunnell

 

Nov 14

Leading Small Group discussion

1:00 - 2:00 pm

340 RASM

 
Nov 21

Advice for New Faculty Members (Faculty Learning Community)

1:00-2:00 pm      222 Bunnell

 

 

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