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Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 10-2-12

For Faculty

1. CLAS Research Clusters

2. 2012 James W. Carey Memorial Lecture

3. Announcing the Annual Out of the Box Event:

4. G3: Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley CampSubmit sessions

For Unit Heads

5. CLAS Important Dates

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For Faculty

1. CLAS Research Clusters meeting

Please join us for the Fall 2012 CLAS Research Clusters Meeting, from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 29th in the Pere Marquette Room (2204 KC). The five research clusters we have currently are Borders, Brain, Health, Urban, and Water. We will discuss the vision and goals of the initiative, availability of funding support for projects, and invite nominations for a steering committee. We will also have a presentation showcasing a collaborative research experience.

Anyone interested in learning more about research clusters and opportunities for collaboration is welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Details about Research Clusters are available at the link below:

http://www.gvsu.edu/clas/clas-research-clusters-401.htm

 

2. 2012 James W. Carey Memorial Lecture

 Professor Nathan Crick, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Louisiana State University

“The Birth of the Spectacle: Persuasion, Power, and Production in Early Greek Tragedy”

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 

 6:30-8:00pm LHH 132

 

3. Announcing the Annual Out of the Box Event

 “Rethinking Advising: Seeking Student Retention and a Path to Faculty Equity”
Exploring the best uses of faculty time and expertise

Hosted by CLAS Faculty Council and sponsored by the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

CLAS Faculty are invited to participate in one of three workshops, each of which will explore the following issues:

•           What is the role of faculty advising in student retention?

•           How do we coordinate faculty and professional advising?

•           How can we achieve faculty equity in advising?

•           Where should advising fit in the Faculty Workload?

 Options:

October 25 Thursday 12:30-2:30pm KC2266 (includes lunch)

October 31 Wednesday 9:00-11am KC2266 (includes breakfast)

November 5 Monday 1:00-3:00pm KC2266 (includes snack)

REGISTER on the webpage

 

4. G3: Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley Camp—Submit sessions

The deadline for faculty to submit session forms for next year’s G3: Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley Camp is October 18, 2012. The direct link with the form is http://www.gvsu.edu/rmsc/g3-grandparents-grandkids-grand-valley--124.htm 

 The 2013 G3 Camp will be held June 25-27.

 

For Unit Heads

5. CLAS Important Dates  

 

Important Dates

Event

Location

October

CLAS is in the Sustainability Spotlight this month

 

Oct. 3

Unit Head Meeting

Pere Marquette Room (2204 KC), 3:00-5:00pm

Oct. 10

Online Scheduling due; deadline 5:00pm

 

Oct. 15

Faculty sabbatical proposals due to unit

 

Oct. 16

Mid-term grades due from faculty before noon

 

Oct. 17

Unit Head Meeting

2215/2216 KC, 3:00-5:00pm

Oct. 17

2012 James W. Carey Memorial Lecture

6:00-8:00pm; LHH 132

Oct. 18 & 19

CLAS Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence Program (luncheon by invitation only)

Keesha Hardiman

Oct. 18

G3: Grandparents, Grandkids, Grand Valley Camp deadline for faculty submit session forms

http://www.gvsu.edu/rmsc/g3-grandparents-grandkids-grand-valley--124.htm

Oct. 19

CLAS Faculty Research Colloquium

2:30 – 5:00pm; 308 PAD

Oct. 20

Mindgating at Homecoming featuring Sociology

For more info, johnstmo@gvsu.edu

Oct. 25

Promotion materials due to Dean’s Office

 

Oct. 25

CLAS Out of the Box

Registration required

12:30 – 2:30pm; 2266 KC

Oct. 26

Winter 2013 textbook orders are due to UBS

 

Oct. 26

Deadline for students to drop a course with a W

 

Oct. 29

Fall 2012 CLAS Research Clusters Meeting

3:30-5:00pm; Pere Marquette Room (2204 KC)

Oct. 31

Unit Head Meeting

2215/2216 KC

Oct. 31

CLAS Out of the Box

Registration required

9:00-11:00am; 2266 KC

Nov. 1

Sabbatical Proposals due to Dean’s Office

 

Nov. 5

CLAS Out of the Box

Registration required

1:00-3:00pm; 2266 KC

Nov. 16

CLAS Faculty Research Colloquium

2:30-5:00pm; 308 PAD

Nov. 19

CLAS Teaching Roundtables

11:00am-12:30pm; Pere Marquette Room (2204 KC)

 

 

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