Calendar of Events

March 2011

The following sessions are hosted and sponsored by a variety of teaching academies, colleges, and offices at the University of Illinois.

Click to join a: 

Faculty Mentoring Group
Faculty Writing Group   
Faculty Reading Group

Academically Adrift  reading group:

Led by Writers Workshop Director Libbie Morley
4 spring meetings 
Please click here to register

March 1
Enhancing Undergraduate Research
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Heritage Room, ACES Library
Reservations required: Anne Stites <astites@uiuc.edu>

March 2
Engaging Students in Undergraduate Research
Dale Bauer, Professor of English, Faculty Fellow in LAS Teaching Academy
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1st floor Foreign Languages Building
12:00 – 1:00 pm

March 2
Annual Graduate College Symposium on Graduate Education
The Internationalization of Graduate Education
Maresi Nerad, Director of the National Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education (CIRGE) at the University of Washington
1:00 pm
Illini Union B, C

March 2
How Departments Work
Bill Bernhard, Professor and Department Head, Political Science
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1st floor Foreign Languages Building
Please register here.
4:00 – 5:00 pm

March 7
Lecturing for Learning
Illinois Faculty Seminar, Mary-Ann Winkelmes
ISTEM seminar room, 704 S. Sixth Street (just south of Green Street)
9:00 – 10:30 am

March 14
Applying for University of Illinois Research Board Grants
Nancy Abelmann, Professor Anthropology and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1st floor Foreign Languages Building
Please register here.
4:00 – 5:00 pm

March 17
The Future of the American Research University
James J. Duderstadt, President Emeritus and University Professor of Science & Engineering,
University of Michigan
10:30 a.m.
Illini Union, Room 314

March 16
Service-learning in Multicultural Settings: Teaching Transcultural Competence
Ann Abbott, Department of Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
428 Armory Bldg
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Registration requested: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7290972

March 24
First Book Writers’ Group
Nancy Abelmann and Craig Koslofsky
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Email Kelley Frazier  <kdfrazie@illinois.edu> to register.

March 31
Assignments that Promote Curiosity and Learning
Illinois Faculty Seminar, Mary-Ann Winkelmes
514 Illini Union Bookstore Building
12:00 - 1:30 pm

March 31, April 1
Classroom Management: Responding to Disruptive Students in and out of The Classroom
Scott Lewis, JD, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management
I Hotel and Conference Center, Technology Room
5:30 - 7:30 pm March 31;  or 9-11 am April 1, or 2-4 pm April 1 
Registration requested: mlcooper@illinois.edu

April 4
Applying for Research Grants
Lizanne DeStefano, Professor of Educational Psychology and Director, ISTEM Initiative
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1st floor Foreign Languages Building
Please register here.
4:00 – 5:00 pm

April 12
Undergraduate Research Symposium
Illini Union
9:30 am  -  4:30 pm