Events

Thu September 11

Faculty Senate Meeting

3:30 - 6 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

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Tue September 16

NSF Early Career Awards Grant Writing Seminar

UTSA Research

Dr. Alexis Lewis

NSF Program Manager

Dr. Lewis is a Program Director for the Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) Program, in the Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation at the National Science Foundation. She also serves as a representative for the Engineering Division to the program for Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF), the National Science Foundation's response to the Materials Genome Initiative. Prior to joining NSF, Dr. Lewis was a member of the technical staff at the US Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC, for 11 years. Her program portfolio focuses on structural and multifunctional materials, their processing, properties, structure and performance.

1 - 2 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

The NSF Career Award is in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar through the integration of outstanding research and education. This seminar provides an opportunity for UTSA faculty to receive relevant information on this NSF program, with specific focus on how to develop a successful application.

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Tue September 16

NSF Grant Writing for Engineering Disciplines

UTSA Research

Dr. Alexis Lewis

NSF Program Manager

Dr. Lewis is a Program Director for the Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) Program, in the Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation at the National Science Foundation. She also serves as a representative for the Engineering Division to the program for Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF), the National Science Foundation's response to the Materials Genome Initiative. Prior to joining NSF, Dr. Lewis was a member of the technical staff at the US Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC, for 11 years. Her program portfolio focuses on structural and multifunctional materials, their processing, properties, structure and performance.

2- 3 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

Join us for this presentation and discussion on National Sciences Foundation grant writing, with a specific focus on the engineering disciplines.

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Wed September 17

Teaching, Research and Service…I need more hours in the day!

UTSA Libraries - Faculty Services

Dr. Lucretia M. Fraga

Teaching and Learning Consultant

Dr. Fraga provides professional development in effective teaching practices to faculty, students and staff. She has over 10 years of experience in working with faculty in higher education. Her research interests include the use of mobile devices for learning and changing pedagogical practices through the use of technology.

Dr. Fraga holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching with an emphasis on Instructional Technology from UTSA and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Houston Baptist University.

9 - 10 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

This short one-hour session will give you some basic principles to manage your time between teaching, research and service in academia.

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Mon September 22

Endnote or Zotero? A Comparative Introduction

UTSA Libraries – Faculty Services

Dr. Roberta Astroff

Head of the Downtown Campus Library

Dr. Astroff is Head of the Downtown Campus Library at UTSA. As a researcher and a librarian, she has spent way too much time manually creating bibliographies and reference lists.

Dr. Astroff holds an M.A. from New York University, an M.L.S from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12D   |  Faculty Center Digital Studio   |  Main Campus

Each bibliographic management software program can be used to save time, organize large collections of references, and automate the production of reference lists. This workshop covers basic procedures for creating reference collections, using “cite while you write” functions, and sharing bibliographies with co-authors and assistants.

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