Workshop: Tenure and Promotion (Sept. 3)

August 31st, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

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Flyer for Meghanathan BBRT (Information repeated in the text.)Tuesday, August 25, 2015

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Holden Reading Room, 4th Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

Dr. Natarajan Meghanathan, professor in the Department of Computer Science, will present his research talk, “Centrality Metrics for Complex Network Analysis.”  The JSU Center for University Scholars hosts this brown bag research talk and provides beverages and sandwiches.  Please join us!


August 19, 2015  |  9:30 – 10:30 AM OR 1:30 – 2:30 PM
August 21, 2015  |  
9:30 – 10:30 AM OR 1:30 – 2:30 PM
JSU Innovate Classroom on the 1st Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library


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Academy Closing Presentations (Apr. 10 and Apr. 17)

April 8th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Day One of Closing Presentations:  Friday, April 10, 2015 in the Theater of the JSU Student Center

Day Two of Closing Presentations:  Friday, April 17, 2015 in the Auditorium of the Engineering Building

The Academy for Research and Scholarly Engagement implements a year-long program of workshops, coaching and engagement with funding agencies in order to broaden the community of JSU faculty and staff who submit competitive proposals for external funding.  The Academy culminates in presentations and a closing ceremony and reception that recognizes perseverance, talent and potential of Academy Scholars.  

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Auditorium (Room 100), Engineering Building


XSEDE Flyer Supercomputers, big data sets and new technological tools are used by scientists, engineers, social scientists and humanists every day. The NSF-funded Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) integrates these advanced digital resources and services and facilitates collaboration and sharing of computing resources, data and expertise. In order to broaden participation and increase accessibility of these resources, XSEDE representatives will introduce the program and conduct workshops on how people can participate. Faculty and research staff from the arts, humanities and social sciences are particularly encouraged to participate. There will be a session dedicated to how humanities scholars can use XSEDE resources.

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April 9, 2015 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
Room 3213, Third Floor of the JSU Student Center

Co-sponsored with JSU ADVANCE and the College of Public Service, this workshop explores the ways that participants can organize their summers to advance their scholarly goals particularly publication and grant-writing.  The workshop will feature Kimberly Jacob Arriola, M.P.H., Ph.D.; a multi-faceted investigator, scholar and teacher at Emory University.

Dr. Arriola is an associate professor and director of graduate studies for the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University.  Her research focuses on improving the health of marginalized populations and communities of color.  She has published numerous journal articles and co-edited the book, Health Issues among Incarcerated Women.  She is principle investigator for a a NIH-funded project to develop and test a culturally-sensitive organ and tissue donation intervention for African American adults and co-investigator for two national multi-site studies that evaluate new services for HIV-infected jail and prison inmates transitioning to community living.

This workshop is designed for early career faculty and faculty new to Jackson State University.  However, all faculty are welcome to attend.  Light refreshments will be provided.