Upcoming UO and Local Events:
Faculty of Color and Allies Happy Hour
When: Thurs, Nov. 10 from 4-5 pm
Where: EMU Falling Sky Brewery
Join your colleagues for a time to network and to learn more about upcoming faculty events hosted by the Division of Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS). Bring business cards to exchange with your colleagues. Snacks and soft drinks will be provided. RVSP using this link.
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McNair Scholars Program
For the past 17 years, the UO McNair Scholars Program has been helping undergraduate students prepare for and get accepted into PhD programs. If you are interested in research, graduate school, and financial assistance to complete your bachelor’s degree, then the McNair Program may be a good match for you. To qualify, a student must be a US citizen or permanent resident who is also either:
· A first-generation college student who is also low-income.
· A student from an ethnic group historically underrepresented in higher education.
More information and applications are also available on the McNair Scholarswebsite or by contacting Gail Unruh, McNair Director, 68 PLC, 541-346-2182, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The priority deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 2, 2016.
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TLC Get Savvy Workshops
What: Get Savvy features 20 free workshops to help UO students boost their academic success. Topics include time management, speed reading, test anxiety, note-taking, procrastination, perfectionism, money management, and more.
When: Nov. 2 & 3, 1-5 pm
Nov. 7 & 8, 1-7 pm
(50 minute workshops)
Where: EMU 023 (Lease Crutcher Room, formerly known as the Mallard Room)
Why: Students can gain new ideas for effective and efficient learning, meet TLC staff, and enter to win prizes given away at each session.
How to learn more:
For the workshop schedule and descriptions, please usethis link. If you have questions, please email Amy Nuetzman.
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University STEM Centers: What and Why?
Dr. Martin Storksdieck and Ms. Julie Risien, Director and Associate Director, respectively, for Oregon State University’s Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning will be presenting as guests of STEM CORE on Thursday, November 3rd 3-5PM in HEDCO Education Building room 230T. The presenters will share their perspectives on the national state of affairs around STEM Centers as well as perspectives from their own center. In their presentation, the presenters will discuss and invite conversation about STEM centers as centers for research, as places for institutional reform, as places for educational improvements, and as institutions for outreach to communities, including, but not limited to K-12..