AVP of Information Technology Services Completes the 2009 HERS Bryn Mawr Institute
The Summer Institute, a 34-year partnership between Bryn Mawr College and Higher Education Resource Services (HERS), is one of the premier residential professional development programs dedicated to advancing women leaders in higher education administration. McFaul's participation in the HERS Bryn Mawr Institute was sponsored by Lev Gonick, vice president and chief information officer at the university.
Responding to the current environment for higher education globally, the institute had a special focus this year on "Women's Leadership in Times of Crisis: Leveraging Our Responses for Institutional Renewal." Read more.
The campus community should be aware that the sidewalk on Adelbert Road at the southwest corner of Adelbert and Euclid Avenue is closed for sewer work. Please follow signs and avoid the area.
The Great Lakes Institute for Energy Innovation recently shortened its name to the Great Lakes Energy Institute. The campus community is encouraged to use the new name when referring to the institute. Go online for more information.
For Faculty and Staff
The Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) announces the annual competition for pilot funding up to $90,000. Seed money will be provided to faculty in multidisciplinary programs for pilot projects that will lead to efficient use of resources and support of inter-institutional, clinical translational research in the City of Cleveland. Investigators in the basic science and clinical departments in the School of Medicine and the CTSC-affiliated institutions, as well as in other departments, are eligible. The deadline is Friday, August 14. Learn more.
The Employee Education, Training and Development Unit is offering a workshop on "Workplace Bullying" from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, July 29, in the Toepfer Room. Participants will gain a clear understanding of the differences between harassment, discrimination, and bullying; profiles of the bully and the target; and more. Register online.
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U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge will host a "State of the 11th Congressional District" address at 6 p.m., Wednesday, August 12, at Ford Auditorium. Case Western Reserve President Barbara R. Snyder will provide the official campus welcome. The congresswoman will introduce her team and provide an overview of her first six months in office by updating constituents on key issues such as the Stimulus Recovery Act, health care, education, and youth program activities. The meeting will be moderated by Basheer Jones, talk show host and chair of the 11th Congressional District Community Caucus for Rep. Fudge. Free parking will be provided at Severance Hall's parking garage. Call the local district office at (216)522-4900 for more information.
The views and opinions of those invited to speak on campus do not necessarily reflect the views of the university administration or any other segment of the university community.