November 4 and 5, 2015
This interdisciplinary symposium explores emerging Holocaust research on historical trauma as well as current research on this topic in Native American studies, African-American studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality studies. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.
November 17, 2015 (sign up by November 10), 12:00-1:00 p.m.
A discussion of effective teaching strategies for working with Native students and supporting students with preparation deficits or who are struggling with coursework.
November 18-20, 2015
Come to one or many sessions of this virtual conference on accessible media, web, and technology. The two Main Conference Tracks A and B will be streamed simultaneously in the Todd Building, Rooms 205 and 211. For more information, contact Marlene Zentz (243-6434).
Activities and Applications
Join us for interactive sessions addressing research, teaching, advising, collaboration, and much more!
Participate in an in-depth learning experience with your faculty colleagues. In fall 2015, the FDO offers a public speaking series and a faculty inquiry project for mid-career faculty. Come explore new topics with colleagues from across campus!
Attend a workshop on Thursday, October 1, from 2:10-4:00 p.m. in NAC 201 to learn about Access Partners, a new opportunity for employees to support accessibility at UM. Access Partners is an alliance that aims to promote a campus environment that goes above and beyond disability compliance. It promotes an inclusive campus community that welcomes all individuals and brings together faculty, staff and students to create a more positive and innovative UM experience for all people. Contact Mika Watanabe (x6535) for more information.
Schedule a department training on making resources accessible to all students. New UMOnline sessions include accessible course design in Moodle, creating accessible PowerPoint presentations, and new accessibility features in Moodle and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Contact Marlene Zentz (x6434).
Information on the faculty exchange program. See also the Faculty & Staff Housing Exchange website for information on renting out your current housing.
NCURA DVD series on grant management
Sessions for all employees on communication, management, and workplace issues.
A two-day summer workshop for UM faculty on integrating issues of sustainability into general education courses
Guidelines for submitting proposals for UM grants for professional development, travel, visiting outside scholars, and support for research and creative activities
The FDO has built a database of national awards and honors open to faculty members that is searchable by discipline. Requires Netid login.
Application guidelines for funding for short-term research activities overseas
Application guidelines for awards of up to $5,000 for research and creative activity
Small grants for faculty research related to Asian Studies