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Upcoming Events:

NSF CAREER Grant Panel 

Date: January 30
Time:
1 p.m.- 4 p.m. 
Location:
138 Animal Bioscience Building 

Several of MSU’s faculty who have been awarded NSF CAREER grants will share their experiences in successfully submitting to this very competitive opportunity, as well as how they administrate their grant responsibilities. We will explore the updates to this year’s RFP and help plan workflows for submissions in July. Registration limited to 20. REGISTER HERE! For more details contact Laura “Jane” Freeburg,  ADVANCE’s Grant Submission Training Coordinator, x5338 or laura.freeburg@montana.edu.    

AWIS Webinar || Some Things Are Illegal

Date: February 13
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. RSVP HERE! 

Dr. Marlene Tromp - "Living and Working as a Feminist Scholar

Date: March 5
Time: 1:10-2:10 
Location: Traphagen 100
Presenter: Dr. Marlene Tromp 

You are invited to this presentation by Dr. Marlene Tromp, the Dean of Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and acting Vice Provost of ASU’s West Campus. Dr. Tromp is also an extremely accomplished Professor in English and Women and Gender Studies. Please join us in this wonderful opportunity to learn more about what it means to be a feminist scholar and leader. RSVP HERE

Dr. Melissa Latimer - "Gender Equity in Academia: Using Dialogical Change to Promote Positive Departmental Climates"

Date: March 26
Time: 
1:10-2:10 
Location: 
Traphagen 100
Presenter: 
Dr. Melissa Latimer 

Join the ADVANCE team and our esteemed guest, Dr. Melissa Latimer for her talk “Gender Equity in Academia: Using Dialogical Change to Promote Positive Departmental Climates”. Dr. Latimer is a Professor of Sociology and Director of the West Virginia University ADVANCE Center. Her most recent research focuses on gender inequality in academia, and organizational change within higher education institutions. This is a talk not to be missed. Be sure to mark your calendars now and come ready to learn more about being an agent for change at MSU. RSVP HERE! 

Dr. Joan Williams - "What Works for Women at Work: How to Spot Subtle Bias, and How to Eliminate It."

Date: April 23 
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.

2015 Annual Data Charette 

Date: April 28
Time:
 
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: 
Leigh Lounge 
Presenter:
 Dr. Jessi Smith, PI and Director of ADVANCE with Dr. Sara Rushing, Co-Director of ADVANCE and the Social Science Research Team 

The major findings from the Fall 2013 ADVANCE campus climate survey will be presented in poster session format and your feedback, insights and questions will be collected. Over 250 MSU Bozeman TT faculty and Department Heads participated in this second annual job satisfaction survey. We will present findings on the changes in campus climate from last year, highlight selected institutional data, as well as present snapshots of data from interviews with faculty who left MSU and from those who went through P&T this year. We encourage you to stop by anytime in that hour and a half to enjoy refreshments and engage with the data. Come meet the ADVANCE Social Science Team and learn more about the social science research methods ADVANCE employs.

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