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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.


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 Worshop and Sloan Foundation Fellowship.