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Michigan Players: The Chair's Role in Faculty Mentoring

Michigan Players: The Chair's Role in Faculty Mentoring

Date: May 16, 2017
Times: 9:00am - 11:00am and 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Center for Student Development (CSD) 1300/1310 - NTID

AdvanceRIT again welcomes the acclaimed Michigan Players, this time as “The Chair's Role in Faculty Mentoring” - fashioned as three thematically related vignettes. This interactive works...

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Strategies for Teaching Effectiveness P&T Smarts Workshop

Strategies for Teaching Effectiveness P&T Smarts Workshop

Presented by Dr. Laverne McQuiller-Williams & Professor Joe Williams

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2017
Time: 3:30-5:00 pm
Location: Reading Room (2050) Campus Center

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The Wallace Center Presents: Faculty Success Networks Workshop

The Wallace Center Presents: Faculty Success Networks Workshop

Best Practices for Establishing Mentoring Relationships and Career Related Peer Support Groups

Date:Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am
Location:Student Alumni Union (SAU) 1829
Intended Audience: Faculty, Faculty Mentors: Mentees and Peer Support Groups are encouraged to attend together....

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Strategies and Choices for Publishing an Academic Book

Strategies and Choices for Publishing an Academic Book

December 2, 2016
COL - McKenzie Commons
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

You have an idea for a book. Perhaps you’ve begun researching and writing on your topic. But you don’t know much about the book publishing process. This edition of P & T Smarts is intended to answer questions about what publishers need to know in order to become interested in your book-length manuscript and ...

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Galactic Ecology: Where Have All the Baryons Gone?

Galactic Ecology: Where Have All the Baryons Gone?

December 1, 2016
GOS - 1250
11:00 AM

Galaxies are surprisingly deficient in normal matter. Compared to the universe as a whole, the ratio of normal matter to dark matter is low in galaxies. Recent work strongly suggests that these missing baryons reside in a diffuse gas surrounding galaxies.  Professor Martin will describe why astrophysicists believe this halo gas is ...

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CREW presents 20/20 Research in Focus: SUSTENANCE

CREW presents 20/20 Research in Focus: SUSTENANCE

November 9, 2016
GIS Auditorium (81)-1130
3:30-5:00 PM

"Faced with a growing population and shrinking pool of natural resources, society faces an unprecedented challenge to provide a resilient food supply, while also recognizing that food supply and security, energy and water, economy and environment, and human health are inextricably connected.  In this session, thre...

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Bystander Awareness Education Workshop

Bystander Awareness Education Workshop

November 3, 2016
Center for Student Development (CSD)-1300/1310
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Have you witnessed concerning behavior or circumstances but don’t know how to respond? This workshop will address the many ways to respond to these situations using playback as an interactive approach and brings the practice of being an active bystander to a new level.

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  • Become a Prolific Scholar

    Become a Prolific Scholar

    October 28, 2016
    Gannett Hall (7B)-4020
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Increase your productivity by a factor of three. Write prose that is clearer, better organized, and more compelling. Learn to work smarter, not harder.

    Many scholarly writers are educated at the School of Hard Knocks, but it's not the only school, or even the best. Much is known about how to beco...

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    Advance/CREW Welcome Connections Breakfast

    Advance/CREW Welcome Connections Breakfast

    September 23, 2016
    Bamboo Room in SAU
    8:00AM - 11:00 AM

    The Council for the Representation and Engagement of Women Faculty (CREW) and AdvanceRIT invite all women faculty to attend a welcome breakfast networking session. Find out what ADVANCE and CREW have planned for the 2016-17 academic year, meet new faculty, and network with colleagues.

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    “20/20 Research in Focus” Features Research Initiatives by Women Faculty

    “20/20 Research in Focus” Features Research Initiatives by Women Faculty

    September 14, 2016
    Golisano Hall Auditorium, 70-1400
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    “20/20 Research in Focus,” a new research-focused information and networking series, opens this fall with its first program from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Golisano Hall auditorium, located in RIT’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. The kick-off ...

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    Lighting the Way: A Welcoming Ceremony for Women

    Lighting the Way: A Welcoming Ceremony for Women

    August 18, 2016
    Davis Room in SAU
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    AdvanceRIT will have an presenter's table at the Lighting the Way: A Welcoming Ceremony for Women reception. Lighting the Way, which is sponsored by Center for Women and Gender, is an event for female students, faculty, staff, and RIT alumni. During the event, there will be a lantern processional down the Quarter Mi...

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    Continuing the Conversation: Success Strategies

    Continuing the Conversation: Success Strategies

    May 2, 2016
    SAU - Clark A
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    This event is a follow-up to a session hosted by CREW in December: Success Strategies for Research Focused Junior Faculty Women at RIT. Findings from this session will be discussed. Our moderator, Priya Natarajan, will lead a round table discussion about actions RIT can take to support research focused women faculty.
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    RIT Diversity Theatre Presents: Photograph 51

    RIT Diversity Theatre Presents: Photograph 51

    April 6, 2016
    Student Innovation Hall (87), Room 1600, The Albert J. Simone Center
    6:30 PM

    Directed by Tina Chapman DaCosta and written by Anna Ziegler, Photograph 51 is a moving portrait of Rosalind Franklin, one of the great female scientists of the twentieth century, and her fervid drive to map the contours of the DNA molecule. A chorus of physicists relives ...

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    CRLT - The Michigan Players “The Fence”

    CRLT - The Michigan Players “The Fence”

    April 7, 2016
    Louise Slaughter Hall (78), Rooms 2210/2220
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    This performance will focus on topics and situations experienced by faculty and academic administrators in the areas of teaching and learning and institutional climate. The CRLT Theatre Program will also present on topics applicable to faculty in the areas of teaching an...

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    Connect Grants Award Reception

    Connect Grants Award Reception

    October 29, 2015

    On October 29th, a Connect Grants Award Reception will be held for the recipients of this year's grant. There, they will be receiving a certificate and have the opportunity to meet with past years' awardees.

    This is an invite-only reception. Please contact Korrie Sherry at kasnbt@ntid.rit.edu with any questions.

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    Connections Welcome Back Networking Session for Women Faculty

    Connections Welcome Back Networking Session for Women Faculty

    September 17, 2015
    Liberal Arts Hall (06), Stan McKenzie Faculty Commons
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    The Council for the Representation and Engagement of Women Faculty (CREW) and AdvanceRIT invite all women faculty to attend a welcome breakfast networking session. Find out what AdvanceRIT and CREW have planned for the 2015 academic year, meet new faculty and network with colle...

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    How Do I Get Funding? The Perspective from a PI, Reviewer and Panel Manager

    How Do I Get Funding? The Perspective from a PI, Reviewer and Panel Manager

    May 21, 2015
    Louise Slaughter Hall (78), RM 2220
    9:00am - 11:30pm

    Join your colleagues for a guest presentation & an RIT faculty roundtable discussion on grant writing!

    Dr. Carl Batt, Professor, Cornell University, will share his experiences from the perspective of a PI, a reviewer and a panel manager. He has been successful in obtaining over $70M in fund...

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    Best Practices in Mentoring Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Baylor University Workshop

    Best Practices in Mentoring Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Baylor University Workshop

    May 9, 2015
    Gosnell A300
    9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

    Join your colleagues for a workshop on “Best Practices in Mentoring Non-Tenure Track Faculty” where a team from Baylor University’s Academy for Teaching and Learning will share best practices on their successful non-tenure track lecturer mentoring program including valuable information for mentor, mentee, and academic le...

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    Faculty: Communicating with Confidence- Oh No! Not Another Meeting!

    Faculty: Communicating with Confidence- Oh No! Not Another Meeting!

    April 28, 2015
    River Room Crossroads
    9:00am-11:00am

    Who really enjoys going to meetings these days? Not many do. But why? In today’s business settings, our calendars are filled with meetings, but instead of helping us accomplish our work, meetings usually are a waste of time. Instead of placing the responsibility solely on the Chairperson, we propose that some of ...

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    Faculty: Communicating with Confidence- You Have to Give a Talk?

    Faculty: Communicating with Confidence- You Have to Give a Talk?

    Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    River Room Crossroads
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Who really likes to stand up in front of peers and present? As professors, you are fairly comfortable with your students, but what happens when we are with others who may know more than we do about a topic? What if our goal is to persuade and convince them of an idea and need them to commit time, money, ...

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    Moving Past Gender Differences in Negotiation

    Moving Past Gender Differences in Negotiation

    Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    SAU - Student Alumni Union (04), 1829
    9:00am - 11:30am

    This seminar is designed to allow participants to understand what is known about gender and its role in negotiation performance. The topics covered will include the triggers of gender differences in negotiated outcomes as well as strategies and techniques that can be used to overcome the ...

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    Meet the Provost's Faculty Advisory Council for Women Faculty

    Meet the Provost's Faculty Advisory Council for Women Faculty

    Friday, February 20, 2015
    SDC 1300/1310
    11:30 AM-1:00 PM

    This luncheon is an opportunity to meet and learn about the newly launched "Provost's Advisory Council for Female Faculty" and the Faculty Associate for Women Faculty. The discussion will center around your experience as a new faculty member at RIT and identifying practices for acclimating new faculty.

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    AdvanceRIT - Continuing the Conversation: Navigating Department Politics

    AdvanceRIT - Continuing the Conversation: Navigating Department Politics

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015
    SLA - Louise Slaughter Hall (78), TBD
    10:00am - 11:30am

    At this workshop, the AdvanceRIT team will recap how the Michigan Players portrayed how gender, rank, ethnicity, and other aspects of power relations influence the climate and faculty morale; share the assessment results from the Michigan Players "Navigating Department Politics" workshop; ...

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    Effective Leadership Skills Workshop for Women Faculty

    Effective Leadership Skills Workshop for Women Faculty

    Thursday, January 22, 2015
    8:30am - 4:30pm
    LOW - Max Lowenthal Hall (12), 1105/1115

    Women faculty take on leadership roles every day, in the classroom, in their department or institution, and in their professional organizations. This workshop is designed to give participants some basic concepts of leadership and allow them to explore what is known about gender and its ro...

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    Navigating Departmental Politics - The Michigan Players (for faculty)

    Navigating Departmental Politics - The Michigan Players (for faculty)

    Thursday, December 11
    VIG - Vignelli Center for Design Studies (07A), Vignelli
    8:30 - 11:00 AM
    Light Refreshments will be provided.

    The CRLT Players are visiting RIT with their acclaimed production of Navigating Departmental Politics. A touring theatre company housed in the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, the Players cr...

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    Workshop on Mid-Career Faculty Planning

    Workshop on Mid-Career Faculty Planning

    Please join us for the third and final event on Post-Tenure Mentoring. Wednesday December 10
    3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Bamboo Room of the Campus Center

    This workshop is on mid-career planning and post-tenure mentoring: determining post-tenure career goals, aligning goals with promotion criteria, developing a mid-career plan, and working with mentors. The workshop is prima...

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    WISe Holiday Luncheon with Dr. Lynn Maquat

    WISe Holiday Luncheon with Dr. Lynn Maquat

    Friday, December 5
    CPC - Campus Center (03), Bamboo Room (2610)
    1:00 - 2:00 PM
    Lunch will be provided.

    Women in Science will hold their annual WISe Holiday Luncheon, featuring prominent guest speaker Dr. Lynne Maquat, on Friday December 5! Dr. Maquat is the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Rochester S...

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    AdvanceRIT Connections Networking Session: Finding Resource Partners

    AdvanceRIT Connections Networking Session: Finding Resource Partners

    Thursday, November 13
    CRS - Crossroads (89), River Room
    8:30 - 10:00 AM

    Connections is a series of networking events that aim to build and grow relationships among female faculty at RIT. The theme for this session of Connections is “Finding Resource Partners.” Participants will be asked to share a PowerPoint slide that shares their research area, the skills and resour...

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    Communicating Your Research with the Press

    Communicating Your Research with the Press

    Tuesday, November 11
    CPC - Campus Center (03), Reading Room (2050)
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join Math Professor and Grandma got STEM blogger Rachel Levy (Harvey Mudd College) for a mini tutorial designed to help you disseminate your research to news outlets. In the mini tutorial, you will learn how to develop productive collaborations with reporters, and see examples of ways reporte...

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    Women in Science Luncheon

    Women in Science Luncheon

    Tuesday, November 11
    CPC - Campus Center (03), Reading Room (2050)
    12:30 - 1:30 PM
    Dr. Rachel Levy (Associate Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, https://www.math.hmc.edu/~levy/) will speak at a WISe Luncheon, the third of a series of luncheons supported by an RITAdvance Connect grant.

    Rachel Levy taught mid...

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    Women and Promotion: Challenges and Paths Forward

    Women and Promotion: Challenges and Paths Forward

    Wednesday, October 29
    CPC - Campus Center (03), Bamboo Room
    3:00 - 4:00 PM
    Please join us for a presentation and panel discussion by RIT women full professors on challenges they faced in being promoted. This event will be of special interest to women looking ahead to promotion, as well as all faculty interested in serving as faculty mentors.

    Consider...
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    Getting Past 'Should': Using Collaboration to Achieve Scholarship Goals

    Getting Past 'Should': Using Collaboration to Achieve Scholarship Goals

    Thursday, October 16
    SLA - Louise Slaughter Hall (78)-2140
    12:00-1:30 PM (lunch provided)
    Feeling stuck, unable to make headway on scholarship goals? Does time for writing seem to disappear from your schedule? When an article is rejected, does revising it languish on your to-do list? If you answered yes to these questions, join us for a workshop that will show you how a...

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    Grantwriting Workshop

    Grantwriting Workshop

    Friday, October 3
    Golisano Hall (70)-1435, 2-3 PM
    Join Women in Science and AdvanceRIT in meeting Dr. Susannah Gal from SUNY Binghamton, Professor of Biology at SUNY Binghamton and former NSF Program Director! Dr. Gal will conduct a grantwriting workshop with helpful tips for developing a successful National Science Foundation proposal. Light refreshments will be provided! Read More »

    <em>Connect</em> Grants Panel and Second Round Launch!

    Connect Grants Panel and Second Round Launch!

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    Liberal Arts Hall: The Stan McKenzie Commons (06-1251), 1-2:30 PM
    AdvanceRIT is launching the second round of Connect Grants. Come and learn about recipients' projects as well as the proposal process. The Connect Grants program supports leadership and career development for all tenured and tenure-track faculty at RIT and includes two distinct funding t...

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    <em>Connections</em> Meet and Greet Breakfast

    Connections Meet and Greet Breakfast

    Tuesday, September 16
    Crossroads, 8:30-10 AM
    Join the AdvanceRIT team as we launch “Connections.” Connections is a series of networking events that aims to build and grow relationships among female faculty at RIT. The theme for this event is “Meet & Greet.” Come meet the AdvanceRIT team, meet or catch up with other female faculty and find out what AdvanceRIT has planned fo...

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    Lean In Together with WiSTEE Connect on April 28

    Lean In Together with WiSTEE Connect on April 28

    WiSTEE Connect will host its first regional event, “Lean In Together with WiSTEE Connect – Perspective and Insights on Being a Woman in Science, Technology, Engineering and Entrepreneurship” from 3 to 5 PM Monday, April 28, at the Vignelli Center. The event, which will include a roundtable discussion and a networking session, aims to connect women across universities and busines...

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    AdvanceRIT Connectivity Series: Language, Representation, Stereotypes on April 22

    AdvanceRIT Connectivity Series: Language, Representation, Stereotypes on April 22

    A panel discussion regarding how language frames images of women, creates stereotypes, and how best to avoid falling prey to these traps when communicating will be held on April 22nd from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in SAU Room 1829, cohosted by the Center for Women and Gender, the NSF AdvanceRIT team, and CLA Women’s and Gender Studies Committee. This session will include 6 panelists, a presenta...

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    Dr. Christopher Lee Leading Provost’s Retreat with Directors and Chairs

    Dr. Christopher Lee Leading Provost’s Retreat with Directors and Chairs

    On April 18th, from 8:30 AM to 12 PM in the Bamboo Room, located in Room 2610/2650 in the Campus Center, Dr. Christopher Lee will be holding an interactive session regarding faculty development. He will be discussing tools to support productive dialogue among faculty and academic department and center leaders. In this session, participants will learn about:

    March 6 - MCC President Dr. Anne Kress to Visit RIT to Discuss Institutional Change

    March 6 - MCC President Dr. Anne Kress to Visit RIT to Discuss Institutional Change

    Women in Science (WISe) and NSF AdvanceRIT Connectivity Series Present Dr. Anne Kress: Leading Institutional Change

    On Thursday, March 6th, from 12:30 - 1:30, Dr. Anne Kress will join RIT women faculty for a lunch session and informal dialogue around women’s leadership within the academy. MCC President Kress will share her story on how she achieved success in academic leaders...

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    Curious about the Mid-Tenure Review Process?  Session scheduled for Feb. 12th.

    Curious about the Mid-Tenure Review Process? Session scheduled for Feb. 12th.

    Join your colleagues at this Mid-Tenure Review panel discussion where you can ask questions about requirements for mid-tenure review.

    Hosted by Faculty Career Development Services (FCDS), the event is an opportunity for pre-tenure faculty to learn about this important review process from faculty who have served on mid-tenure committees and recently tenured faculty.
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     Stop and Ask Directions (of course!)  Career Navigation for Academic Women

    Stop and Ask Directions (of course!) Career Navigation for Academic Women

    Where: SAU - Student Alumni Union (04), 1829 When: January, 23, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm Who: RIT Women Faculty In this session, PI’s from RIT’s NSF ADVANCE project will introduce the ADVANCE@RIT project and explain why career navigation for women faculty is one focus of the project. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their interest in learning about career navi...

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    2012 COACHE Faculty Workplace Satisfaction Survey Open Forum

    2012 COACHE Faculty Workplace Satisfaction Survey Open Forum

    Academic Affairs COACHE Taskforce, ADVANCE@RIT and The Wallace Center Faculty Career Development Services present the 2012 COACHE Faculty Workplace Satisfaction Survey Open Forum. All faculty are invited to attend. January, 07, 2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm CPC - Campus Center (03), 2650 Join Dr. Todd Benson and RIT’s COACHE Task Force for an interactive discussion on best practices for insti...

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    Stop and Ask Directions (of course)! Career Navigation for Academic Women

    Stop and Ask Directions (of course)! Career Navigation for Academic Women

    This session for women faculty is part of a series that will address issues related to career navigation: goal setting, effective networking, self-agency, career coaching, writing groups, crucial conversations and work/life balance. ADVANCE co-PI Dr. Carol Marchetti will present the workshop during intercession. Don't miss it on January, 23, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm SAU - Student Alumni Un...

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    <em>Connect</em>@RIT Workshops Presented at Faculty Institute of Teaching and Learning

    Connect@RIT Workshops Presented at Faculty Institute of Teaching and Learning

    At the close of the academic year RIT hosts the Faculty Institute on Teaching and Learning (FITL), an event that offers opportunities to network, present, and learn through workshops, seminars, and speakers. For the 2013 FITL, the Connect@RIT leadership team presented two workshops and hosted an expo booth to engage faculty and build awareness about the project across disciplines. Th...

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