Weekly Calendar
July 2016
August 2016
September 2016
August 15, 2016 - August 22, 2016
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Su M
Tu
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Tu
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August
Mon-15
Tue-16
Wed-17
Thu-18
Fri-19
Sat-20
Sun-21
7 AM
:30
8 AM
Social Gathering,
Social Gathering,
Social Gathering,
:15
Contiental Breakfast
Continental Breakfast
Continental Breakfast
:30
Overview (Boyd)
:45
Integrating into the
9 AM
Classroom Pedagogy
Mines Community: Our
Examples (Spiegel
M-Climb (Stratton
:15
Expectations (Johnson,
Moderator)
Commons)
Boyd, Deans)
:30
Teaching and Learning
:45
at Mines: A Vision of
10 AM
Innovative Teaching
(Spiegel)
:15
Gender and
Student/Faculty
:30
Generational
Support Services-
Communication Lasich)
:45
Where can I get Help?
11 AM
(Boyd Moderator)
Student Panel - What
:15
Makes a Mines
:30
Student Tick? (Flintoft Life at Mines: Finding
Moderator)
:45
the Right Balance
12 PM
(Snieder Moderator)
Lunch and Optional
Lunch
Workshop - Getting
:15
Start of Year BBQ
Ready for your First
:30
(Stratton Commons)
Class (Spiegel)
Lunch
:45
1 PM
:15
Optional Workshop -
Promotion and Tenure
:30
Panel Discussion (two
Optional Workshop -
:45
sessions: TTT &
Starting your Research
2 PM
Teaching)
Optional Workshop -
Program (Camp)
:15
Mentoring Graduate
:30
Students (Voelker
Welcome - Marquez
Moderator)
:45
Optional Workshop -
Campus Conference
Atrium
3 PM
Class Logistics (SSB,
(Bunker Auditorium)
grades, grade
:15
changes, BB, AV, etc.)
Optional Workshop -
:30
(Medley Moderator)
Campus Tours - led by
Technology Transfer
:45
Student Ambassadors
(Vaughn)
4 PM
Optional Workshop -
Optional Workshop -
Office of Research
:15
Laboratory Safety and Administration (Eagan)
:30
Resources (O'Kane)
:45
5 PM Welcome Reception,
Faculty Introductions
:15
(Geology Museum)
:30
:45
6 PM
Getting to know your fel ow faculty
:15
Getting to know Mines and our students
:30
Teaching and Learning at Mines
:45
Professional Development Opportunities
7 PM
:30
8 PM
:30
9 PM
:30
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New Faculty Orientation 2016
Agenda Details

Monday August 15, 2016: 1430-1800
Location – Marquez Atrium and Geology Museum
2:30pm – 3:15pm Welcome and Orientation Overview (Marquez Atrium) (Boyd)



Ice Breaker – get to know each other
3:15pm – 4:30 pm Campus Tours – New faculty and family, led by



Student Ambassadors

4:30pm – 6:00 pm Welcome Reception – New Faculty Introductions (Geology Museum)
(Johnson, Boyd, Graves, Kaufman, Moore)

Tuesday August 16, 2016: 0800-1600
Location – Marquez 108

8:00am – 8:30am
Social Gathering with Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 9:00am Orientation and Institutional Overview (Boyd)

9:00am – 11:00am Teaching and Learning at Mines: A Vision of Innovative Teaching at
Mines (Spiegel)

11:00am – 12:00pm What Makes a Mines Student Tick? – The Secret Lives of Students
Moderator – Rebecca Flintoft: AVP Student Services & Administration
Student Panel

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:20pm Optional Workshop 1 – Promotion and Tenure: TT Faculty
Guided Discussion
Moderator – Tom Boyd: Interim Provost
Panel – Carolyn Koh (CBE), Juan Lucena (LAIS), Jeff Squire (PH),
Jason Porter (ME), Kamini Singha (GE), Colin Wolden (CBE)

1:00pm – 2:20pm
Optional Workshop 2 – Promotion: Teaching Faculty
(Marquez 104)
Guided Discussion
Moderator – Kevin Moore: Dean CECS
Panel – Jenifer Blacklock (ME), Gus Greivel (AMS), Sarah Hitt (LAIS), Greg
Jackson (ME), Toni Lefton (LAIS)


2:20pm – 2:30pm
Break
2:30pm – 4:00pm Optional Workshop – Class and Classroom Logistics (Medley)
Brief Presentations and Discussion

Lara Medley – Registration, Withdrawals, Grading, Grade Changes, etc.

Cory Parham – Classroom Technologies

Jane Maurer – Learning Management Systems
4:00pm – 5:00pm Optional Workshop – Laboratory Safety and Resources (O’Kane)
Presentation and Discussion – Barbara O’Kane: Director, Environmental
Health and Safety

Wednesday August 17, 2016: 0800-1700
Location – Marquez 108

8:00am – 8:30am
Social Gathering with Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 10:00am Integrating into the Mines Community: Community Expectations



(Boyd)
Presentations and Panel Discussion
Paul Johnson – President

Ken Osgood – Ex-Senate President
Panel – Paul Johnson, Ken Osgood (LAIS), Tom Boyd (Interim Provost),
Ramona Graves (Dean, CERSE), Michael Kaufman (Dean, CASE), Kevin
Moore (Dean, CECS)

10:00am – 10:10am Break

10:10am – 11:15am Gender and Generational Communication (Lasich)

11:15am – 11:25am Break

11:25am – 12:30pm Life at Mines: Finding the Right Balance (Snieder)

Guided Discussion

Moderator – Roel Snieder: Keck Chair Professor

Panel – Alison Caster (CH), Whitney Trainor-Guitton (GP), Elio Dean
(PE), Shubham Vyas (CH)

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Lunch

1:30pm – 3:30pm
Optional Session – Mentoring Graduate Students (Voelker)
Guided Discussion

Moderator – Tina Voelker: CH Professor, Interim Graduate Dean

3:30pm – 5:00pm
Optional Workshop – Office of Research Administration: How We Help
Manage Your Research Projects (Egan)

Thursday August 18, 2016: 0800-1630
Location – Marquez 108

8:00am – 8:30am
Social Gathering with Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 10:00am Classroom Pedagogy Examples (Spiegel)



8:30:8:15
Chemistry (Eberhart)



9:20-9:05
Mathematics (Carney)



9:10-9:25
Chemical Engineering (Perschetti)
9:30-10:00
Reflection - What does Engineered Learning Look like?

10:00am – 10:10am Break

10:15am – 11:20am Student/Faculty Support Services – Where can I get Help? (Boyd)

Overview and Panel Discussion

Derek Morgan – Student Life, Academic Dishonesty / Behavioral Issues

Sandra Sims – Student Counseling Center

Katie Ludwin – Disability Services and the Testing Center

Collin Terry – CASA, Academic Advising

Karin Ranta-Curran – Title IX

11:20am – 11:30am Break

11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch and Optional Workshop – Getting Ready for Your First Class
(Spiegel)
1:00pm – 3:00pm Optional Workshop –Research Strategies (Camp)



Tips to Launch your Research Career




Jenifer Braley (CH)




Stephen Pankavich (AMS)



How to Write Compelling Proposals (and where to submit them)




Tracy Camp (CS)




John Dorgan (CBE)
3:00pm – 4:30pm Optional Workshop – Patents, IP and Technology Transfer (Vaughn)

Friday August 19, 2016: 0730-1700
Location – Stratton Commons and Bunker Auditorium

7:30am – 12:00pm Annual M-Climb (Stratton Commons) (Wear comfortable shoes and your
Mines gear!)

12:00pm – 1:00pm Annual start-of-year BBQ (Stratton Commons)

1:30pm – 5:00pm
Campus Conference (Bunker Auditorium)