Thursday, January 9th, 2020

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Throughout the year, the Center for Faculty Innovation offers a variety of programming based on different needs and interests related to faculty scholarship. Formerly known as January Symposium, January Institute will build community and go deeply into a themed topic. In the years to come, January Institutes will laser focus on faculty programs that are in resonance with JMU Strategic priorities.

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Critical Mentoring: Engaging Diverse Student Participation in Research (Institute)

An intensive full-day, application-based institute.

9 AM- 4 PM in Rose 3311 in Rose Library room 3311.

Application deadline Wed 12/4 at 12:00 PM.

Develop critical mentorship capacities by exploring and applying a synergistic framework for engaging diverse students in research.

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Faculty Writing Studio

9 AM-12 Pm and/or 1-4 PM in Rose Library Fourth floor Study Space

Jumpstart your spring scholarship and join faculty colleagues working independently in a common space.

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Scholarly Networking Lunch

12:00-1:00 PM in Rose Library Third floor Flexspace

This networking lunch will serve as a community-building event. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their academic interests, interesting scholarly questions, and their compelling scholarly projects while they share a meal with colleagues from across campus.

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Use the general registration link to sign up for Faculty Writing Studio ro the Scholarly Networking Lunch. Participants in the Critical Mentorship Institute do not need to register for lunch.

January Institute is designed to help faculty progress toward the following outcomes:
  • Discover a place and time for scholarship
  • Develop collaborative networks
  • Enhance scholarly productivity
  • Advance scholarly skills
  • Explore and secure funding
  • Appreciate the diversity of scholarship in higher education

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