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January

Meet Your Mentor for Lunch

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Venue:Faculty Club

Join us for the Fall 2017 Mentor Program Lunch,Monday, January 30th at the Faculty Club. All faculty in the Faculty Mentor Program are invited to come with their mentors or mentees for a casual lunchtime gathering with colleagues. RSVP appreciated!

Meet Your Mentor for Lunch

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Venue:Faculty Club

Join us for the Fall 2017 Mentor Program Lunch,Tuesday, January 31st at the Faculty Club. All faculty in the Faculty Mentor Program are invited to come with their mentors or mentees for a casual lunchtime gathering with colleagues. RSVP appreciated!

February

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Venue:AHC-4, Room 402

What do editors and peer reviewers want? Where to send that article you’ve been working on? How to navigate a “revise and resubmit”? A morning round-table will address these and other questions about publishing academic journal articles. In the afternoon, participants can schedule one-on-one meetings with the editors.

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Venue:MARC-340

Faculty who write successful NIH grant proposals know how to prepare a top-grade and convincing grant. This mini-course will provide an overview of these essential topics for preparing a competitive proposal. Aimed at junior faculty who are new to grant writing, Dr. Winters will address the following topics: NIH grant mechanisms; application components; maximizing your application’s competitiveness; preparing budgets; the review process; and next steps after your grant is reviewed.

March

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Venue:AHC4-402

There will be a Faculty Workshop from 10:00am-11:30am, as well as a Graduate Student Workshop from 2:00pm-3:30pm

April

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Venue:MARC 340

Junior faculty will benefit from this mini-course that will provide an overview of the essential topics for preparing a competitive proposal, including: NIH grant mechanisms; application components; maximizing your application’s competitiveness; and the review process. Also, plans for an advanced grant writing program sponsored by the Research Office and Graduate School will be described. Faculty who write successful NIH grant proposals know how to prepare a top-grade and convincing grant.

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Venue:MARC 340

This is an extension of the Grant Writing Part I and will address in more detail the keys to preparing a top-grade and winning NIH grant. Grant Writing-II will provide junior faculty an overview of writing tips for each main grant section, how to use the new NIH requirements to your advantage, common mistakes applicants often make that can hurt your grant score, and how to optimize a successful resubmission. The prior course is not a pre-requisite for this course.

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Venue:Graham Center 243

Set your summer research goals with your mentor! The annual Summer Planning Workshop will take place on Friday, April 21, 12:00-2:00PM. Mentees invite your mentor to attend but feel free to come alone and we will pair you with a mentor. Lunch will be provided.

May

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Venue:College of Business Complex, Room 235

Ineffective communication skills can hamper individuals as they are navigating through their professional careers while trying to reach their goals and objectives. This workshop will employ interactive exercises to assist attendees in better understanding and enhancing their style of communication with suggestions that can be implemented immediately or in the future to ensure continued success in their personal and professional life.