Graduate School Announcements by Graduate School The new Postdoctoral Affairs Office will be housed in the Graduate School. This move will expand the services offered to Postdoctoral Fellows and ensure compliance with University and federal regulations related to these positions. Debra Charlesworth has been appointed the assistant dean for graduate studies and postdoctoral affairs and . . .
Posts relate to the NSF ADVANCE Initiative at Michigan Tech. ADVANCE at Michigan Tech promotes faculty retention, career success, and STEM equity. We place emphasis on advancing underrepresented individuals with intersectionality. Our funding comes from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and we are currently the recipients of two ADVANCE grants.
Creating a pipeline for women and minority faculty who are woefully under-represented among Endowed Chairs. Article in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Nicholas D. Hartlep (Nov. 13, 2016) http://www.chronicle.com/article/4-Steps-Toward-Making-Endowed/238374?cid=db&elqTrackId=d56cd25dabcd41eb95e19445ab605e02&elq=99e0608895b54423b012219063c358df&elqaid=11483&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=4498
by Office of Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Pushpalatha Murthy, currently the associate dean of the Graduate School, has been selected as the new associate provost for Graduate Education and dean of the Graduate School. Murthy will begin serving as dean on Sunday, June 19. Prior to being selected as dean, Murthy served as . . .
By Allison Mills | Published 12:30 PM, May 3, 2016 Colleen Mouw double-checked to make sure the email wasn’t spam. Who gets a personalized message from the White House anyway? The correspondence was indeed real—and an early step to Mouw winning one of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) this . . .
Michigan Tech’s Van Pelt and Opie Library has received the H.W. Wilson Award from the American Library Association. The award is given to the “library organization whose application demonstrates greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization.” In making the announcement, the awards jury unanimously believed . . .
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 . . .
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
Kaizen 1 mapped the faculty career path from selection and hire to retirement. Kaizen 2 mapped the pre-tenure career process while Kaizen 3 mapped the post-tenure career process. Kaizen 4 mapped recruitment and retention issues and processes and Kaizen 5 mapped metrics to data sources at the university. Report-outs of the Kaizen sessions held in . . .