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Fall 2016

Overview of the Research Enhancement Program (REP) -- Dr. Mike Blanda, Assistant Vice-President for Research & Federal Relations and Ms. Michel Conroy, Professor of Art & Design & Chair, Faculty Senate – Thu, Sept 8, 11-1, Alk 105/6

Reframing the Future: Revising Student Outcomes and Assessment – Dr. Beth Wuest, Associate Vice-President for Institutional Effectiveness -- Thu, Sept 15, 10-12, Alk 105/6

Nontenure Line Faculty Workload Release Program: Preparing a Proposal – Mr. Andrew Marks, Senior Lecturer, Social Work; Ms. Sherri Mora, Senior Lecturer, Political Science; and Dr. Alex White, Program Faculty, Mathematics – Mon, Sept 19, 11-12:30, Alk 119 and Tue, Sept 20, 11-12:30, Alk 119

Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor: Advice for Assistant Professors -- Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Dr. Cynthia Opheim, Associate Provost – Tue, Sept 20, 10-12, Alk 105/6

How to Find Funding – Ms. Evy Gonzales, Director of Research Development and Ms. Jessica Schneider, Research Coordinator, College of Liberal Arts – Wed, Sept 21, 11-12:30, Alk 119

Reframing the Future: Establishing Student Outcomes and Assessment – Dr. Beth Wuest, Associate Vice-President for Institutional Effectiveness -- Thu, Sept 15,   2-3, webinar

Understanding your Position as a Nontenure Line Faculty – Mr. Andrew Marks, Senior Lecturer, School of Social Work and Faculty Senate Fellow – Tue, Sept 27, 11-12:30, Alk 105/6 and Wed, Oct 28, 11-12:30, Alk 119

Transforming Good Ideas into Funded Research – Dr. Nicole Wagner, Lecturer, Department of Agriculture and Ms. Stephanie Korcheck, Research Coordinator, College of Education – Tue, Oct 4, 11-12:30, Alk 105/6

Taking your Inventions to Market: How to Commercialize –Ms. Laura Kilcrease, Program Faculty, Department of Management – Tue, Oct 18, 11-1, Alk 105/6 (lunch included)

Introduction to the Honors College and the Undergraduate Research Program – Dr. Mike Blanda, Assistant Vice-President for Research & Federal Relations; Ms. Diann McCabe, Director of Academic Development, Honors College; and Dr. Ron Haas, Senior Lecturer, Honors College – Mon, Oct 24, 1-2, Lampasas 407A

Becoming a Scholar is More than Being a Publisher – Dr. Tom Grimes, Professor of Journalism – Wed, October 26, 11-12:30, Alk 751A

Fulbright: A World of Opportunities – Ms. Daris Hale, Senior Lecturer, School of Music and Fulbright Ambassador – Thu, Oct 27, 2-4, Comal 116

Effective Strategies for Crafting Competitive Research Proposals for External Funding – Dr. Larry Price, Professor, Testing & Research Support Center and Ms. Stephanie Korcheck, Research Coordinator, College of Education – Mon, Oct 31, 11-12:30, Alk 105/6

Creating Inclusive Learning Environments – Dr. Gilda Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer and Director, Office of Equity & Access; Dr. Audwin Anderson, Director, Center for Diversity & Gender Studies; and Ms. Sharon Armstead, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Respiratory Care – Wed, Nov 9, 11-12:30, JCK 460

Pursuing Funding from Foundations and Private Sources – Dr. Barbara Breier, Vice-President for University Advancement and Mr. Charles Vestal, Major Gift Officer, University Development – Tue, Nov 15, 11-1, ALK 105/6 (lunch included) 

Integrating Research and Teaching: Panel Discussion – Moderator: Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz, Research Coordinator, Graduate College and Panelists: Dr. Melinda Villagran, Professor, Communication Studies; Shaunna Smith, Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction; and David Rodriquez, Assistant Professor, Biology – Tue, Nov 29, 11-12:30, Alk 105/6 (lunch included)