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 spring 2016, the FDO offers a faculty writing group, a faculty inquiry project on teaching large courses in the sciences and social sciences, and a skill building series on using the R statistical package. Come explore new topics with colleagues from across campus!Sessions on Creating Accessible Course Materials
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 small grants, seed grants, and mentored proposal development grants.
Small grants for faculty research related to Asian Studies