For more information:

ADVANCE Resource Center

001 Carlotti Hall

75 Lower College Road

Kingston, RI  02881

 

Phone:  (401) 874-9422

Fax: (401) 874 - 5780

Email: advance1@etal.uri.edu

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Enhancing the academic careers of women in science, technology, engineering, & mathematics

Past Events Year Four

Fall 2006


September

 

 

15Topical Lunch Series. Doing Multidisciplinary Research: Locating and Selecting Good Collaborators for Complex Projects. UCLUB. RSVP (401) 874-9422 or advance1@etal.uri.edu.
22 Leadership Team Meeting. 1-3pm, location TBD.
27 ADVANCE Diversity Week presentations!

October

 


12 Topical Lunch Series. Josie and the Technicolor Labcoat: The Experiences of STEM Faculty from Under-represented Groups. UCLUB. RSVP (401) 874-9422 or advance1@etal.uri.edu.
19 ADVANCE Post Award Support Workshop. Come hear a panel presentation on how to get your grant underway smoothly.1:30-3:00pm UCLUB. Research Week.
20 ADVANCE Interdisciplinary Collaborations Networking Breakfast. Join us for an opportunity to learn about the interdisciplinary trend in science and to build collaborative relationships with other researchers at URI. Both newer and seasoned researchers are encouraged to attend. 9:00-10:30am UCLUB. Research Week.
20 ADVANCE Faculty Fellows Presentation and New Faculty Reception. 3:00-5:00pm UCLUB. Research Week.
24 Women In Science Lunch. Bring your Graduate Students to Lunch Day. Take a Break and form connections. Share the lunch hour with women colleagues in the science, math, engineering, and related fields at the University Club. For more information, contact Grace Frenzel (874-9478; frenzel@uri.edu) or Faye Boudreaux-Bartels (874-5805; boud@ele.uri.edu).
25 Creating a family-friendly environment in th workplace. Why is it Important? What can be done to make it happen? Join Dr. Helen Mederer, Chair of URI's Sociology/Anthropology Department, a member of the PCOSW, and APAW's Woman of the Year for 2006, in discussing these issues. 3:00pm at the Memorial Union, Atrium 2.

November

 


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1 RI's AMAZING WOMEN on PBS. Topic: Women in Alternative Medicine.
3 Topical Lunch Series. Research Productivity and Impact: A Discussion with Dr. Stephanie Pfirman. 12:00-1:30pm at the UCLUB. RSVP (401) 874-9422 or advance1@etal.uri.edu
5 RI's AMAZING WOMEN on the radio. Topic: Women and Voting.
8 RI's AMAZING WOMEN on PBS. Topic:Women Against Domestic Violence
12 RI's AMAZING WOMEN on the radio. Topic:Breast Cancer
15 RI's AMAZING WOMEN on PBS. Topic:Women Ending Hunger.
16 Women In Science Lunch. Take a Break and form connections. Share the lunch hour with women colleagues in the science, math, engineering, and related fields at the University Club. For more information, contact Grace Frenzel (874-9478; frenzel@uri.edu) or Faye Boudreaux-Bartels (874-5805; boud@ele.uri.edu).
19 RI's AMAZING WOMEN on the radio.Topic: Women in Business
22 RI's AMAZING WOMEN on PBS. Topic: Women in the Judiciary
26 RI's AMAZING WOMEN on the radio. Topic:Women in Leadership

December

 


3 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: Empowering Women.
6 ADVANCE Topical Lunch: Hold On! I Didn't Know Gender Was a Verb! 12:00 noon @ the UClub. RSVP 874-9422 or advance1@etal.uri.edu
6 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: Women Sculptors.
10 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: Young Women & Women & the Arts.
11 Women In Science Lunch. Take a Break and form connections. Share the lunch hour with women colleagues in the science, math, engineering, and related fields at the University Club. For more information, contact Grace Frenzel (874-9478; frenzel@uri.edu) or Faye Boudreaux-Bartels (874-5805; boud@ele.uri.edu).
13 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: Dynamic Divas.
17 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: Women in Science.
20 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: Women in Business.
24 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: WOMEN IN BUSINESS.
27 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: MEDIA AND SELF IMAGE.
31 RI's AMAZING Women. Topic: UNDERSTANDING AUTISM.

Spring 2007

January

 


9 Work Life Ctte. mtg., 10 am, 501 Chafee
24 Work Life Ctte. mtg., 1:30 pm, 363 Ballentine
26 Leadership Team, 1:00 pm, MCC 201
30 Evaluation Ctte. mtg., 1:00 pm, Chafee
31 Internal Advisory Action Council 12-2 pm, UClub

February

 


7 Network and socialize with professional women in the region, and hear great speakers at the South County Women's Network events. Reserve online at www.womensnetworkri.com
8 APAW Reception for New Women Faculty and Staff, 4-6 pm, Feinstein Building. Sponsored by the Association for Professional and Academic Women, PCOSW, and ADVANCE. RSVP to APAW@etal.uri.edu
9 Topical Lunch: Participating in and Leading Meetings, 12:00 pm UClub, RSVP advance1@etal.uri.edu, 874-9422
14 Work Life Ctte. mtg., 1:30 pm, location TBD
15 Increasing Student Affairs Staff from Under-represented Groups. Why? And How? Success Stories! Presented by Student Affairs Staff Devpt. Program. Memorial Union 318 @ 3:00pm.
16 Dr. Siddhartha Mitra from SUNY, Binghamton, visits URI as part of the ADVANCING SCIENCE Seminar Series. He will speak about his research and also about "Looking for an Academic Position: The Job Search", 3:30-4:30 pm, UClub. RSVP to bladd@mail.uri.edu
22 Eval. Ctte. mtg., 1:30 pm ADVANCE office
23 Leadership Team mtg., 1 pm, 201 MCC
28 What's Going on in the Division: Student Affairs' New Three-Year Plan and Its Emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion.Presented by Student Affairs Diversity Committee. Memorial Union Atrium 1 @ 3:00pm.

March

 


7 Work Life Ctte. mtg., 9 am, location TBD
7 ADVANCE Topical Lunch: Mentoring Up and Down the Line. 12:00 pm, UClub, RSVP advance1@etal.uri.edu, 874-9422
7 Network and socialize with professional women in the region, and hear great speakers at the South County Women's Network events. Reserve online at www.womensnetworkri.com
8 Eval. Ctte. mtg., 1:30, ADVANCE office
9 Dr. Katrice Lippa, from NIST, visits URI as part of the ADVANCING SCIENCE Seminar Series. She will speak about "Balancing Research and family life, as a student and as a professional", 3:30-4:30 pm, UClub. RSVP to bladd@mail.uri.edu
16 Leadership Team mtg, 1 pm, MCC 201
27 Dr. Padma Venkatraman speaks from 2:00-3:30pm in the CACS building at the Bay Campus about "Applying for a faculty position: Writing Research and Teaching Statements". See all the ADVANCING SCIENCE Seminar Series dates here.
28 Work-Life Ctte. mtg., 1:30 pm, location TBD
30 Dr. Molly McGuire from Bucknell College, visits URI as part of the ADVANCING SCIENCE Seminar Series. She will speak about "Conducting cutting edge research at a predominantly undergraduate institution", 12:00-1:00 pm, Hazards Room, Coastal Institute Building. RSVP to mclark@gso.uri.edu.

April

 


5 Eval. Ctte. mtg., 1:30 pm, ADVANCE office
5 The Spring 2007 "Conversations in the Humanities", A New Faculty Research-in-Progress Colloquium, presents Andrea Rusnock, Associate Professor of the History of Science & Medicine and member of the ADVANCE Work-Life Committee. She will speak and answer questions about her book-in-progress on the early history of smallpox vaccination. 4:00-5:30pm. Hoffman Room, Independence Hall.
11 Dr. Leigh McAllister will speak about "Doing a post-doc abroad: The pros and cons", 3:30-4:30 pm, UClub. RSVP to bladd@mail.uri.edu. See all the ADVANCING SCIENCE Seminar Series dates here.
11 ADVANCE Topical Lunch: Lunch with Peter Alfonso, Vice Provost for Research. 12:00 pm UClub, RSVP advance1@etal.uri.edu, 874-9422
13 Leadership Team mtg, 1 pm, 201 MCC
18 Work-Life Ctte mtg., 1:30 pm, location TBD
20 Dr. Dharni Vasudevan, from Bowdoin College, will speak about her "Experience in straying from the academic path: Risks and benefits", 12:00-1:00 pm, Hazards Room, Coastal Institute Building. RSVP to mclark@gso.uri.edu. See all the ADVANCING SCIENCE Seminar Series dates here.
25 Dr. Janelle Thompson, from Harvard University,visits URI as part of the ADVANCING SCIENCE Seminar Series. She will speak about "Being a woman of color in the sciences: A perspective", 3:30-4:30 pm, UClub. RSVP to bladd@mail.uri.edu

May

 


1 URI Woman of the Year ceremony
9 Work-Life Ctte mtg., 1:30 pm, location TBD
11 ADVANCE Topical Lunch: Caregiving and Career: Intersections. 12:00 pm UClub, RSVP advance1@etal.uri.edu, 874-9422
18 Leadership Team mtg., 1 pm, 201 MCC
23 Network and socialize with professional women in the region, and hear great speakers at the South County Women's Network events. Reserve online at www.womensnetworkri.com