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 Three

(blueindicates off-campus, non-URI events)

Fall 2005

September

 


8ADVANCE Recruitment Ctte. meeting, 1:00 pm, ADVANCE office
9 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte. meeting, 9:00 am, ADVANCE office
9 ADVANCE FAculty Dev. Ctte. meeting, 10:30 am, ADVANCE office
9 ADVANCE Leadership Team Meeting. 1:00 pm, 201 MCC
16 ADVANCE Writing Workshop, 1-4 PM, MCC Computer Lab. guest speaker, URI's Dr. Wayne Velicer. RSVP to lharlow@uri.edu
19 PCOSW meeting, 1:00 pm, MU Senate Chambers.
22 URI President's Commission on the Status of Women and APAW invite all faculty, professional staff, and clerical staff to a welcome get-together at the UClub. 4:30-6:30, Hor d'oeuvres and cash bar.
23 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte meeting, 9:00 am, ADVANCE office
23 ADVANCE Topical Lunch, 12:00 noon UClub. "ADVANCE Potpourri & Bias Avoidance."
28 ADVANCE presentation, URI Diversity week. 10:00- 11:00 AM, Memorial Union 318. Barbara Silver and Joan Peckham to present "Where Are All the Women in Science?"
28 South County Women's Networking Social, Women and Science - Balancing the Equation, Dr. Lisa Harlow, URI Department of Psychology, 5-7pm at the General Stanton Inn in Charlestown
30 ADVANCE Faculty Dev. Ctte. meeting, 8:00 am, 126 Tyler
30 ADVANCE Climate Ctte. meeting, 11:30 am, America's Cup Room

October

 


3 Women in Science Lunch, 12:00 noon UClub. "Bring Your Graduate Student to Lunch Day." RSVP to frenzel@uri.edu
6 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte meeting, 3:00 pm, ADVANCE office
13 ADVANCE Eval. Ctte. meeting, 1:15 pm, ADVANCE office
14 ADVANCE Leadership Team Meeting. 1:00 pm, 201 MCC
21 "ADVANCE Day" of URI Research Week, featuring guest speaker Dr. Robert Drago, Penn State, and URI's Judith Swift, as well as a panel presentation and poster session by ADVANCE faculty fellows, and a cabaret performance entitled: Science and Glitz: A Differential Equation. RSVP to outreach@etal.uri.edu
24 PCOSW meeting, 1:00 pm, MU Student Chambers
26 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte meeting, 3:00 pm, ADVANCE office
31 ADVANCE Topical Lunch, 12:00 noon, UClub. "Myths, Legends and Scary Stories: Provost Tips on Succeeding at URI." Join Provost Beverly Swan as she discusses what you really need to know to succeed in your career at URI. Bring your questions! RSVP to advance1@etal.uri.edu or 874-9422

November

 


2 Chairs' Discussion Forum: Managing Up & Down: Pressures of the Role of Chairpersons - Allegiances, Authority, & Rights. 12:00 - 2:00 pm, UClub. RSVP 874-5199 by Oct. 28.
4 ADVANCE Faculty Dev. Ctte. meeting, 11:30 am, A103 Kelley Annex
4 ADVANCE Leadership Team meeting, 1:00 pm 201 MCC
9 Women in Science Lunch, 12:00 noon UClub. Topic TBD. RSVP to frenzel@uri.edu
9 South County Women's Networking Social, Taking Strategic Risks to Achieve Success, Dr. Winnie Brownell, URI Dean of Arts and Sciences, 5-7pm at Amalfi's in Narragansett. RSVP suevel@yahoo.com
14 PCOSW meeting. 1:00 pm, MU Senate Chambers
17 ADVANCE Faculty Development Ctte meeting, 9:30 A103 Kelley Annex
18 ADVANCE Topical Lunch, 12:00 noon, UClub."Gender-Sensitive Teaching." Laura Beauvais, Bette Erickson, and Lynne Derbyshire will discuss how to uncover our hidden assumptions about gender when teaching, and teach in a gender-sensitive way. RSVP to advance1@etal.uri.edu or 874-9422.
18 ADVANCE Writing Workshop, 1-4 PM, MCC Computer Lab. Guest speaker TBD. RSVP to lharlow@uri.edu
21 The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport will be hosting their first Annual Career Fair for for experienced engineers and scientists 4:00-8:00 PM at the Newport Marriott, 25 Americas Cup Avenue.
29 GSO Lunch Reception for new ADVANCE faculty. 12:00 noon, Coastal Institute, Bay Campus

December

 


1 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte. meeting, 3:00 pm ADVANCE office
2 Mentor Training Program, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm. Morning session with mentees only, lunch with both mentors and their mentees, then afternoon session with mentors only. More details forthcoming. RSVP to advance1@etal.uri.edu, or 874-9422
5 Chairs Discussion Forum: Ethics. 12:00 - 2 pm
5 PCOSW meeting. 1:00 pm, MU Senate Chambers
8 ADVANCE Recruitment Ctte. meeting, 10:30, ADVANCE office
8 Women in Science Lunch, 12:00 noon UClub. Topic TBD. RSVP to frenzel@uri.edu
9 ADVANCE Faculty Development Ctte meeting, 10:30 am, A103 Kelley Annex
9 ADVANCE Topical Lunch, 12:00 noon, Uclub. "How to Find the Best Students." How do you secure the best students to work with you in your lab? Speakers TBD. RSVP to advance1@etal.uri.edu, or 874-9422
13 ADVANCE Leadership Team Meeting, 12:00 pm, UClub President's Room

Spring 2006

January

 


12 Chairs' Discussion Forum: Nuts & Bolts for New and Seasoned Chairs. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, UClub. RSVP 874-5199.
13 ADVANCE Leadership Team Meeting, 12:00 pm, UClub President's Room
25 South County Women's Networking Social, 5-7 pm Larchwwod Inn: Agnes Doody: Women Don't Ask But Are About To. RSVP to suevel@yahoo.com
27 Writing Workshop. 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Multicultural Center Computer Room. RSVP 874-9422

February

 


2 ADVANCE Topical Lunch: Getting Those Papers Out the Door: Tips on Getting Published, 12:00 U Club - RSVP by Jan. 31
3 Association for Professional and Academic Women. An informal gathering of new and returning members to welcome new women faculty and staff to the University of Rhode Island. 3:00 -5:00pm, URI Women's Center. RSVP to President Lenore Martin: martin@uri.edu
15 Women In Science Lunch. 12:00 noon, UClub. Join STEM colleagues & grad students. RSVP to boud@ele.uri.edu
19-25 Engineers Week (eWeek). For more information please email vms@egr.uri.edu.
21 Women's Studies Event On Tuesday, February 21st from 5-6:30. This is a part of a series of lively, provocative, informative talks. For more info, call 874-5150. The topic for this discussion is the Wal-mart DVD, "The High Cost of Low Price" in the Multicultural Center. (Co-sponsored with Hillel and the AAUP).
21-22 Be Comfortable in Your Genes: Celebration of Natural Body Types. All day, Memorial Union - check the schedule of events.
22 Circle of Women. Meet with other URI faculty, staff and student women in a safe space for informal conversation: Wednesdays at 4:00 in the Women's Center Dana Shugar Library.
24 Writing Workshop. 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Multicultural Center Computer Room. RSVP 874-9422
28 Women's Studies Event! Professor Karen Stein hosts "Tillie Olsen's Proletarian Poetry and Prose" in the Galanti Lounge, URI Library. Co-sponsored with Hillel. This is a part of a series of lively, provocative, informative talks. For more info, call 874-5150.

March

 


3 ADVANCE Leadership Team meeting. 11:00 - 12:30, UClub
8 South County Women's Network Social. 5-7 pm. Shelter Harbor Inn, Westerly. Speaker TBA. RSVP to suevel@yahoo.com
9 ADVANCE Topical Lunch: Get a Life! How to Have a Life and Succeed at Your Job. 12:00 U Club - RSVP by March 7
10 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte. meeting, 11:00 - 1 pm, ADVANCE office
21 Women In Science Lunch. 12:00 noon, UClub. Joan Peckham & David Stuart present: The Interdisciplinary Researcher. RSVP to boud@ele.uri.edu
22 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte. meeting, 11:00 - 1 pm, ADVANCE office
24 Writing Workshop. 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Multicultural Center Computer Room. RSVP 874-9422
25 Women's Studies Event. Prof. Ann Suter hosts, "A Hymn for the Ladies: The Female Poet of the Homeric Hymn to Demeter." URI Women's Center This is a part of a series of lively, provocative, informative talks. For more info, call 874-5150.
28 ADVANCE Eval. Ctte meeting. 1 - 3 pm, ADVANCE office
29 Circle of Women. Meet with other URI faculty, staff and student women in a safe space for informal conversation: Wednesdays at 4:00 in the Women's Center Dana Shugar Library.
29 ADVANCE Climate Ctte. meeting. 12:00 - 1:30 pm. UClub President's Room
31 ADVANCE Internal Advisory Council Meeting. 11:00 - 12:30 UClub Rhode Island Room

April

 


7 ADVANCE Topical Lunch: Didn't I Just Say That ?!? Strategies for Being Heard. 12:00 U Club - RSVP by April 5.
7 ADVANCE Leadership Team meeting. 1:30 - 3:00, UClub
11 Women's Studies Event! Prof Julia Johnson hosts, "Transracial Feminist Alliances: Connecting Through Difference," URI Women's Center This is a part of a series of lively, provocative, informative talks. For more info, call 874-5150.
12 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte. meeting, 11:00 - 1 pm, ADVANCE office
14 Writing Workshop. 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Multicultural Center Computer Room. RSVP 874-9422
18 Women's Studies Event. Prof. Kendall Moore hosts, "HIV, AIDS and Women," URI Women's Center. This is a part of a series of lively, provocative, informative talks. For more info, call 874-5150.
24 Women In Science Lunch. 12:00 noon, UClub. Casual conversation with STEM colleagues. RSVP to boud@ele.uri.edu
25 ADVANCE Eval. Ctte. meeting. 1-3 pm, ADVANCE office

May

 


3 ADVANCE Work-Life Ctte. meeting, 11:00 - 1 pm, ADVANCE office
5 ADVANCE Topical Lunch: When to Say Yes and How to Say No: Prioritizing Research, Teaching, and Service. 12:00 U Club - RSVP by May 3.
8 ADVANCE Leadership Team Meeting. 9:30-11:30 at the Multicultural Center, Conference Room 201
10 South County Women's Network Social. 5-7 pm. Gale Warnings, Narragansett. Speaker TBA. RSVP to suevel@yahoo.com
12 Writing Workshop. 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Multicultural Center Computer Room. RSVP 874-9422
15 "Institutional Collaborations" Workshop presented by ADVANCE and the Research Office. From 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Galanti Lounge, URI Library. RSVP to 874-5452
16 "Utilizing Available Resources and Expertise at URI" Workshop presented by the Research Office and ADVANCE. From 9:30 am to 12:00 noon at the Galanti Lounge, URI Library. RSVP to 874-5452
17 Women In Science Lunch. 12:00 noon, UClub. Karen Markin presents: Shaking the Money Tree: A Career in Research Administration. RSVP to boud@ele.uri.edu
18-19 NSF ADVANCE Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA
23ADVANCE Faculty Development Meeting. 10:30-12:00 at the Multicultural Center, Conference Room 201

Summer 2006

June

 


2 ADVANCE Internal Advisory Action Council meeting. 11:00 - 12:30 pm, UClub
14 NSF ADVANCE Site Visit Planning Meeting, 10 AM - 12 PM, Room 201, Multicultural Center.
19 NSF ADVANCE Site Visit Planning Meeting, 10 AM - 12 PM, Room 201, Multicultural Center
20 Interdisciplinary Research Meeting, 11:30, ADVANCE office
30 Site Visit Planning Meeting, 9 am, Alumni Center

July

 


18 Informal Women in Science Lunch meeting. This will take place at the University Club, starting at noon. There is no formal agenda. Contact Faye Boudreaux-Bartels, 874-5805, boud@ele.uri.edu or Grace Frenzel, 874-9478, frenzel@uri.edu with questions.
19 Site Visit Planning Meeting, 1 pm, Alumni Center
20 Work-Life Ctte. meeting, ADVANCE office
25-26 NSF ADVANCE Site Visit

August

 


24Informal Women in Science Lunch meeting. This will take place at the University Club, starting at noon. There is no formal agenda. Contact Faye Boudreaux-Bartels, 874-5805, boud@ele.uri.edu or Grace Frenzel, 874-9478, frenzel@uri.edu with questions.