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Monday, August 25, 2014

Fine Arts, Room 258           (View directions and map)

8:30 a.m. Coffee, Tea
9:00 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions
Susan Strehle, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
Donald Loewen, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
James Pitarresi, Assistant Provost and Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching

9:15 a.m.

Welcome & Introductions
Bahgat Sammakia, Vice President for Research
Paul Parker, Associate Vice President for Research Administration
Mary Beth Curtin, Assistant Vice President for Strategic Research Initiatives
Lisa Gilroy, Assistant Vice President for Sponsored Programs

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions on Scholarship, Research, Grants
  1) Successful Grantspersonship
Susan Bane, Chemistry
Terry Deak, Behavioral Neuroscience
Ron Miles, Mechanical Engineering, Associate Dean for Research
Nancy Stamp, Biological Sciences
  2) Successful Scholarship and Publication
Carmen Carrion Flores, Economics
Joseph Keith, English
Ana Ros, Romance Languages
Wendy Wall, History
10:40 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet the Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence
  FA 247:  Citizenship, Rights, Cultural Belonging
FA 246:  Sustainable Communities
FA 245:  Healthcare
FA 244:  Smart Energy
FA 242:  Material and Visual Worlds
11:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Photos of the new faculty for Inside, LHB 39
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon, University Union, UU 120
12:30 - 12:45 p.m.
Welcome and Remarks
Harvey Stenger, President
1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
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1:15 - 1:45 p.m.
What you need to know about Binghamton University students
Donald Nieman, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs & Provost
2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions on Successful Teaching:
"When My Class is at its Best"
  1) Successful teaching in STEM fields
Anthony Fiumera, Biological Sciences
Florence Margai, Geography
Mohammad Khasawneh, Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
James Pitarresi, Mechanical Engineering; Assistant Provost and Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching
  Successful teaching in social science and humanities fields
Sidney Dement, Russian
Shelley Dionne, School of Management
Siobhan Hart, Anthropology

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT): an introduction
James Pitarresi, Assistant Provost and Executive Director, Center for Learning and Teaching
Eric Machan Howd, Instructional Designer

 

 

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