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Best Practices Workshop with Christine Grant

Thursday, November 20

  • Celebrating Women and Diversity in STEM Breakfast
    Dr. Grant will give personal remarks describing her career path followed by roundtable discussions among attendees.
    8:00 - 9:30 AM
    TUC 400B

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  • Minority STEM Faculty Networking Lunch
    Provost Davenport will provide opening remarks for a networking luncheon with Dr. Grant and minority STEM faculty.
    12:00 - 1:30 PM
    TUC 400B

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  • Meeting with Engineering Women Faculty
    Small group discussion involving issues related to professional development and climate with special focus on how such issues affect women and minority faculty STEM scientists.
    2:00 - 3:00 PM
    ERC 435

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  • Keynote Address
    Leveraged Empowerment: Flourishing @ the Intersection of Inclusion, Innovation & Freedom of Intellectual Inquiry

    3:30 - 5:00 PM
    ERC 427
    Free and Open to the Public

Friday, November 21

  • Leveraged Empowerment Coaching Session with STEM Women Faculty (Breakfast is Provided)
    Leveraged Empowerment coaching takes what you have, identifies what you need, to get what you want, with an emphasis on moving forward in a manner consistent with your overarching core values (professional and personal). Coaching is different in that is empowers faculty to discover the path forward through a series of strategic questions and discussions. More information about Dr. Grant's workshops is available on her website.
    8:00 - 11:00 AM
    ERC 801A

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Ready, Set, Go! Workshop 4: Grant Writing

Thursday, December 11 , 2014, 9:00-11:00 AM.
450 University Hall, Medical Campus

Facilitator: Margaret Hanson, Associate Dean, Graduate School & Melanie Cushion, Senior Associate Dean, College of Medicine

  • Learning Objectives:
    • Discuss critical characteristics that are in common with all types of research grants
    • Review topics relevant either to NIH or NSF in separate groups
    • Adopt strategies to prepare a more effective grant 

December Happy Hour

Wednesday December 3, 2014, 5 PM
The Caminetto Room, Kingsgate Marriott, East Campus

UC STEM women are invited to celebrate the end of the semester and get to know other STEM women from West campus and Medical Campus.


Third Year Site Visit

Dec. 1 & 2, 2014, Tangeman University Center


Best Practices Workshop with Christine Grant

Thursday, November 20

  • Celebrating Women and Diversity in STEM Breakfast
    Dr. Grant gave personal remarks describing her career path followed by roundtable discussions among attendees.
    8:00 - 9:30 AM
    TUC 400B
  • Minority STEM Faculty Networking Lunch
    Provost Davenport provided opening remarks for a networking luncheon with Dr. Grant and minority STEM faculty.
    12:00 - 1:30 PM
    TUC 400B
  • Meeting with Engineering Women Faculty
    Small group discussion involving issues related to professional development and climate with special focus on how such issues affect women and minority faculty STEM scientists.
    2:00 - 3:00 PM
    ERC 435
  • Keynote Address
    Leveraged Empowerment: Flourishing @ the Intersection of Inclusion, Innovation & Freedom of Intellectual Inquiry

    3:30 - 5:00 PM
    ERC 427
    Free and Open to the Public

Friday, November 21

  • Leveraged Empowerment Coaching Session with STEM Women Faculty (Breakfast is Provided)
    Leveraged Empowerment coaching takes what you have, identifies what you need, to get what you want, with an emphasis on moving forward in a manner consistent with your overarching core values (professional and personal). Coaching is different in that is empowers faculty to discover the path forward through a series of strategic questions and discussions. More information about Dr. Grant's workshops is available on her website.
    8:00 - 11:00 AM
    ERC 801A

Ready, Set, Go! Workshop 3: Funding Your Research Enterprise

Thursday, November 13 , 2014, 9:30-11:30 AM.
450 University Hall, Medical Campus

Facilitator: Jim Heubi, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

  • Learning Objectives:
    • Identify internal and external sources of laboratory / research funding
    • Describe types of NIH (e.g., R awards and K awards) and NSF funding
    • Explain the internal / UC grant review process
    • Describe the external review process
    • Realize the direct: indirect cost concepts and the breakdown within the University


Best Practices Workshops with Dr. Rosalyn Stewart, MD

November 7 & 10, 2014
Dr. Rosalyn Stewart, MD, MS, MBA
Associate Professor & Associate Program Director
Med/Peds Urban Health Residency Program
Department of Pediatrics
Best Practice Focus Groups
(Invitation Only)

 

Celebrating Women and Diversity in STEM Breakfast
"Paths to Leadership for Women in Academia"

November 4, 2014
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Kingsgate Conference Center

Panelists and Discussants

  • Karen Bankston, PhD
    Associate Dean for Clinical Practice, Partnership, and Community Engagement, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati
  • Sandra Degen, PhD
    Associate Chair for Academic Affairs, Cincinnati Children's
    Vice President for Research, University of Cincinnati
    Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics
  • Camille Graham, MD
    Executive Community Physician Leader, Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
    Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics
  • Awatef Hamed, PhD
    Director, Propulsion Simulation Lab,  University of Cincinnati

    Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
  • Sue Ott Rowlands, MFA
    Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Northern Kentucky University

The diverse panel will discuss their successes and lessons learned in academia and their inspiring paths to leadership. They will discuss tips for promotion and career advancement and the value of collaboration and mentorship. This event is open to faculty and fellows. The event offers valuable opportunities for interactive dialogue and meeting new people.
 


ResED Student Workshop, First Impressions

Are you judging your professor without even realizing it? Uncover your hidden presumptions in a one hour interactive presentation with Dr. Rachel Kallen, Assistant Professor of Psychology.

  • October 14th in Stratford Pavilion 200, 10-11am
  • October 21st in Calhoun Lobby, 5-6pm


Ready, Set Go! Workshop 2: Setting the Tone of Your Lab & Personnel Conflict Management

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 9:00-11:00 AM.
450 University Hall, East Campus

Facilitators: Heidi Kloos, Associate Professor of Psychology & Karen Faaborg, Professor Emeritus and LEAF AAC Chair


Visiting Scholar Dr. Michael Alexander

October 2-3, 2014
Dr. Michael Alexander, PhD
General Motors
Optimal system design, Hybrid propulsion system


Visiting Scholar Dr. Lori Peek, PhD

September 26, 2014, 3:00 PM
Taft Research Center, Edwards One
Dr. Lori Peek, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology & Co-Director, Center for Disaster and Risk Analysis
Colorado State University
“The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Enduring Health Effects and Youth Empowerment Efforts along the U.S. Gulf Coast” in conjunction with the Department of Geology and UC LEAF.


FORTE Workshop 1: Strengthening Your Research Program

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
450 University Hall, East Campus

Facilitators: Jim Herman, Professor of Psychiatry; Howard Jackson, Professor of Physics; and Pat Limbach, Professor of Chemistry


Ready, Set Go! Workshop 1: Hiring, Effective Interviewing, Evaluation

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Facilitator: Christy Holland, Professor of Internal Medicine

  • Learning Objectives:
    • Recognize the importance of staffing the lab with the right people
    • Differentiate between employees, including postdocs, and students
    • Distinguish appropriate versus inappropriate interview questions
    • Effectively evaluate candidates
    • Discuss the University of Cincinnati's hiring policies and procedures
    • Plan new hire orientation


Fall 2014 Happy Hour

Friday, September 19--UC STEM women were invited to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year and get to know other
STEM women on East and West campus.


Diane Halpern: Gender Differences in Cognition and Their Implications for Undergraduate and Graduate STEM Education

April 3, 2014
1:00 - 2:30 PM
TUC 100

Diane F. Halpern is an American psychologist and past-president of the American Psychological Association (APA). She is the McElwee Family Professor of Psychology at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Halpern’s work is considered groundbreaking and pivotal, especially with respect to critical thinking, gender differences in cognition, and balancing work and family. She is a prolific author and editor with over 20 books and hundreds of book chapters and other scholarly publications.

Sponsored by UC LEAF and The Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.


Career Success Workshop

October 22, 2013 Strategies for Career Success workshop slides are available here. 


Diversity Breakfast

Celebrating Women & Diversity in STEM Series Networking Breakfast & Discussion

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Kingsgate Marriott – 151 Goodman Drive 45219
Caminetto Private Dining Room
 (inside Kingsgate Restaurant, see signs)

This event is open to all faculty, trainees, and students and will provide valuable opportunities for interactive dialogue and meeting new people.

Dr. Kathy Burlew, Ph.D will discuss her successes and lessons learned in academia, tips for promotion and career advancement, and the value of collaboration and mentorship. In addition, Dr. Burlew will discuss her unique experiences and perspectives as an African American woman in academia.

To learn more about this event, please visit our Celebrating Women & Diversity in STEM website.


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UC LEAF Fall 2013 Visiting Scholar

Catherine Morrison, J.D., a negotiation and conflict management expert from Johns Hopkins University presented workshops for UC LEAF faculty October 22, 2013. Slides from the workshops are available here.



Sloan Foundation Research Fellows Program - Free Informational Workshop

Thursday, August 29, 2013
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
University Hall 450

The Sloan Foundation awards prestigious $50,000 fellowships to candidates holding a Ph.D. in chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, neuroscience, mathematics, ocean sciences (including marine biology), physics or a related field.

Please click here for more details on the Sloan Foundation Fellowship.

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