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 Five

Spring 2008

 

June

 

11

Women's Network RI Event, held at the Newport Yachting Center from 5-7pm. Featuring Dr. Agnes Doody as the guest speaker for the evening.

 

May

 

5

ADVANCE SPECIAL Topical Lunch, presented by alumna, Clarice Odhiambo, MS, Chemical Engineering. 12-1:30pm, UClub

 

April

 

2

Movie and Discussion, Century of Women: Work And Family, 7:00-9:00pm, 277 Chafee

4

Postponed due to illness- to be rescheduled. Work-Life Policy Panel: Building a Balance: Campus & Corporate Work-Life Issues and Challenges. With panelists Ann Higginbotham and William B. Sherwood, 1:30-3:00pm, Galanti Lounge.

22

Lab/Project Management Workshop for Faculty. Facilitated by Professors Art Gold, Candace Oviatt, and Faye Boudreaux-Bartels. 12:30 - 2:00 pm, UClub. Lunch compliments of ADVANCE. RSVP to advance1@etal.uri.edu or 874-9422

24

The URI Work-Life Brown Bag Lunch Series presents:Healthy Eating on the Go, 12:30 pm, Ballentine Hall Boardroom.

 

March

 

6

International Women's Day. Day-long series of events in the Memorial Union.

10

The URI Work-Life Brown Bag Lunch Series presents:Childcare Challenges for Working Parents, 12pm, Ballentine Hall Boardroom.

12

It's Not What You Think, with speaker Tab Glavin, 5:00-7:00pm, Wilcox Tavern, Charlestown

12

The URI Women's Studies Program Presents:"Navigating the Birth Control Maze", 7:00pm, Independence Hall Auditorium.

13

ADVANCE Topical Lunch: Wellness at Work: Stop, Strech, and Breathe, interactive presentation by Anne Marie Connolly12:00-1:00 pm, URI U-Club

27

Work-Life Presentation: Managing Your Life Without Stressing Out: New Approaches to Balancing Work, Life, and Family presented by Alma Hughes and Lee Hecht Harrison. 4:00-6:00pm, URI U-Club

 

February

 

1

ADVANCE New Faculty Social, 4:00-6:00pm, Club Room, UClub

1

URI Equity Forum, 8:30-1:30pm, Memorial Ballroom

5

Annual Dana Shugar Women's Studies Spring 2008 Colloquium Women "generally didn't survive:"Misremembering the History of Childbirth, 4:00pm, Galanti Lounge, URI Library.

12

Charity is Women's Fund Of Rhode Island, with speaker Jennifer L. Lawless, 5:00-7:00pm

13

APAW Reception, 4:00pm, Hardge, Multicultural Center.

19

Annual Dana Shugar Women's Studies Spring 2008 Colloquium Germaine de Stael's "Superior Woman" as Moral Compass for a Nascent Republic, 4:00pm. Galanti Lounge, URI Library.

22

ADVANCE Topical Lunch! URI Tech Support: Finding What You Need, 12:00pm, UClub

28

State House Event: Press release and Senate resolution, 3:00-4:00pm, Senate Lounge RI State House, Providence.

 

January

 

31

"Brown Bag Lunch" Series presents "Caring for the Aging - Understanding What Resources Are Available", 12:00-1:00pm, Memorial Union, Room 318

 

Fall 2007

September

 

14

Diversity Recruitment Workshop, 9-12pm, University Club

26

"Please don't go! Why students and faculty from underrepresented groups leave." MCC. Diversity Week, 9-9:50am, Memorial Union, Room 360

 

October

 

12

Mentoring Luncheon Workshop, 12-2 pm, Atrium II, Memorial Union

16

APAW Fall Reception for New Women Faculty, 4-6 pm, Women's Center

18

Work-Life Administrators' Breakfast Summit, 8:30-10 am, Women's Center

 

November

 

2

"New Paradigms for Diversity Faculty and Staff in Higher Education: Uncovering Cultural Biases in the Search and Hiring Process," with speaker Paula Kayes, President of Diversity Works, Inc., 8:15- 3:00pm., Memorial Union Ballroom

6

Junior Faculty "Mentor Matters" Lunch, 12-1:30 pm, UClub

 

December

 

6

"Should I Make an Appearance? Advancement and Artifice or Artifact" What is the place of appearance in the workplace and does it really matter? ADVANCE Topical Lunch, 12.30-2pm, UClub