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Upcoming Events:

December 10, 2014: Internal Implementation Advisory Meeting

Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Animal Bioscience Building, Room 138
Presenters: Dr. Jessi Smith, Dr. Sara Rushing & ADVANCE Team Leads  

Please join the ADVANCE Project TRACS team for the end of the semester Internal Implementation Advisory Team Meeting. This meeting is open to the campus community and provides an opportunity to learn what has been accomplished over the last semester, review upcoming goals and reflect on people's experiences with ADVANCE. This will also be a chance to share feedback on the Third Year Site Visit Report and Information about upcoming events.  

January 15, 2015: Q&A Panel with Distinguished Women in STEM

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Reid 126
Presenters: Joan Broderick, Celia O'Connor, Jenna Pinto 

Please join ADVANCE Project TRACS as we present our three distinguished women in STEM from MSU. Dr. Joan Broderick is a Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry who was recently awarded the Women in Science Distinguished Professor Award. Celia O'Connor is an MSU Mathematics Alumna who continues to give back to the University by sitting on the President's Commission on the Status of University Women and serving the community through Mathematics tutoring. Finally, Jenna Pinto is an Undergraduate student in Cell Biology and Neuroscience who also serves her community by serving as an active member of the Chi Omega Women's Fraternity, a member of Mortar Board and was just elected as the new President of the Order of Omega Greek Honors Society in addition to being the founding member of the women's intramural soccer team on campus. The three members of the panel will talk about the role of women in STEM - then and now - inside of the classroom and in the community. 

AWIS Webinar || Some Things Are Illegal

Time: 9-10 or 2-3
Location: President's Conference Room 
Presenter: Joan Williams 

This training gives a short introduction to a new but rapidly growing are of the law called Family Responsibilities Discrimination that presents very substantial risk management challenges both for University Campuses across the nation. 

April 23rd, 2015 - Dr. Joan Williams - "What Works for Women at Work"

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: SUB Ballroom C
Presenter: Dr. Joan Williams

Dr. Williams will provide information and advice about practices and policies that disadvantage women and ways to maximize the likelihood that women will be successful in the workplace. When appropriate her work will draw attention to academia and the male-dominated STEM fields.

Archived Events

Fall 2014 

September - NSF Site Visit

October - Event Descriptions 
Turning the Two Body Problem into a Two Body Opportunity  
Grant Writing Bootcamp 

November - Event Descriptions 
AWIS Webinar: It's Cheaper to Keep Her
Care.com at Wellness Fair
Finding & Securing Funding through Foundations 

Spring 2014

May - Event Descriptions
May 3, 2014 - FREE CHILD CARE AT GRADUATION!
May 16, 2014 - Taking Affirmative Action to diversifying the faculty: Legal, Practical, and Social Justice Considerations
May 7, 14, & 21, 2014 - How to Be an Effective Research Mentor

April - Event Descriptions
April 15, 2014 - Second Campus Climate Data Charrette
April 25, 2014 - ADVANCE Implementation Open Team Meeting

March - Event Descriptions
March 5, 2014 - Department Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Self Study Panel
March 7 - May 2, 2014 - Grant Writing Boot Camp
March 18, 2014 - Applications for Faculty Excellence Grants Program Due
March 31, 2014 - Lilly Ledbetter Presentation

February - Event Descriptions
February 6 - Finding Funding: Databases, Strategies, and Techniques
February 7 - Foundation Opportunities: Finding and Securing Funding through Foundations
February 20 - Women in Science Empowerment Lunch
February 24 - CRLT (Center for Research on Learning and Teaching) Players

Fall 2013

December - Event Descriptions
December 4 - 12 - Study Space Provided to Women and Gender Studies Students
December 5 - ADVANCE End of the Semester Open Meeting

November - Event Descriptions
Tuesday, November 26 - Best Practices for Family Friendly Policies - An AWIS Webinar

October - Event Descriptions
Thursday, October 17 - NIH Grant Panel Review
Friday, October 25 - Examining the Biases that Bind Us: A Presentation By Dr. Toni Schmader
Tuesday, October 29 - Do Babies Matter? - An AWIS Webinar
Thursday, October 31 - Women in Science Distinguished Professorship Nomination Deadline

September - Event Descriptions
Monday, September 16 - Friday, October 18: Grant Writing Boot Camp
Tuesday, September 17 - Wednesday, September 18: Hastening Diversity at MSU: A Workshop with Dr. JoAnn Moody
Tuesday, September 24 - What Works for Women at Work - An AWIS Webinar

Spring 2013

April - Event Descriptions
Tuesday, April 9: Data Charrette
Friday, April 25: ADVANCE Implementation Advisory Team Meeting
Monday, April 29: STRIDE Workshop (click here to view Video of STRIDE Presentation)

March - Event Descriptions
Thursday, March 21: How we can all contribute to Institutional Transformation
Tuesday, March 26: Opportunities for Enhancing Research Capacity
March 7-May 2: Grant Writing Bootcamp

May -Event Descriptions
Saturday, May 3: Free Child Care at Graduation
May 7, 12 & 21: How to be an Effective Research Mentor
Thursday, May 16: Taking Affirmative Action to diversifying faculty: Legal, Practical and Social Justice Considerations