by Jenn Donovan President Barack Obama has named 106 researchers—including Assistant Professor Colleen Mouw (GMES)—as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. It is the highest honor bestowed by the US government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. “These early-career scientists are leading . . .
Tasks in process. Telephone survey of Search Chairs regarding current practice. I expect results any day now. An electronic survey has been drafted for Deans and Chairs to determine current state centered around interview and negotiation phase. This will be going out soon. Patty Sotirin will be holding some focus groups for partners currently slated for early . . .
Michigan Tech desires to hold another University Climate SURVEY of which Jill Hodges and Beth Lunde are the leads. This will include all faculty, staff (union and non-union), and students. The committee is leaning toward hiring externally to do this study and based upon discussions held in the Unit Climate Group (AMP-UP) is also leaning . . .
Dr. Nina Mahmoudian is featured as one of the 2016 Emerging Scholars in the recent issue of Emerging Scholars of the Diverse Magazine. Read her profile below on page 21 Emerging Scholars, Volume 32:26, January 2016
The Advance Matrix Process-University Programs (AMP-UP) teams have been established and there has been two rounds of meetings held for the Initiative teams and one round for the Process Teams. A google web-site has been established to assist these team with agendas, minutes, reference materials, and task management. All teams have discussed the importance of . . .