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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Holden Reading Room, 4th Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

Join us for Dr. Young Sik Cho's research talk, "The Impact of Managerial Metacognition on a Firm's Total Quality Management and Sustainable Competitive Advantages."  Dr. Cho is an assistant professor of management in the Department of Management and Marketing.  Join us for an engaging talk and light refreshments!

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Holden Reading Room, 4th Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

Join us for Dr. Wendy Thompson's research talk, "Religious Involvement and Social Support as Predictors of Alcohol Use in a Conservative Christian University."  Dr. Thompson is an associate professor in the School of Social Work.  Join us for an engaging talk and light refreshments!

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Workshop: Completing the IRB Application (Jan. 21)

January 12th, 2016 by Kenya Hudson

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Thursday, January 21, 2016
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM 
JSU INNOVATE Classroom, 1st Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

 

Designed to help investigators understand the IRB application process for research involving human subjects, this workshop addresses the following topics:  detailed examination of the IRB protocol application; information for mentoring students who are preparing IRB applications; creating compliant recruitment ads, consent forms and assent forms; and IRB applications that involve multiple cooperating institutions.

Light refreshments will be provided, please register by January 20, 2016, so we can properly prepare for your presence.

 

Workshop: Successfully Managing Your Grant

November 13th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Thursday, November 19, 2015

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

JSU Innovate, 1st Floor of H.T. Sampson Library

Designed for new and aspiring principal investigators, this workshop demonstrates how to successfully set-up and manage all aspects of federal and foundation grants.  Successful grant managers and personnel from Grants and Contracts will address the following topics:

  • *  Organizational requirements for solid grant management
  • *  Roles and responsibilities of members of a grant management team
  • *  Pre-award activities that establish solid foundations for your grant
  • *  Essential post-award functions involved in start-up, operation and closeout
  • *  Steps to take to ensure compliance with funder requirements (including policies and circulars)
  • *  Crticial aspects of managing grant finances
  • *  Procurement and disposition of proerty
  • * Determination and management of indirect costs

There will be light refreshments.  Please register so that we can plan properly for your participation.

 

Saturday Writing Retreat (Nov. 14)

October 27th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Saturday, November 14, 2015
9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Cups–An Espresso Cafe, 
2757 Old Canton Rd, Jackson, MS 39216

Retreat off-campus to work on your writing project and discover potential multi-faculty collaborations.  Light refreshments (i.e. coffee, pastries and fruit) will be provided.  This retreat will occur at Cups–An Espresso Cafe.  Space is limited.  Please register so we can plan properly for your participation.

This activity is hosted by the Center for University Scholars and JSU ADVANCE.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Holden Reading Room, 4th Floor of H.T. Sampson Library

Join us for Dr. Ranjani Kulawardhana's research talk, "Geospatial Technology (GIS and Remote Sensing) for the Study of the Earth and Its Changing Environment."  Dr. Kulawardhana is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology.  The Center provides light refreshments and invites participants to bring their lunches.