Past Events

Note: Thank you for your interest in SU ADVANCE, our NSF funded Institutional Transformational Grant which ended September 30, 2017. The pages that follow are historical documents for informational purposes only.


Dr. Joshua Schimel: “Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded” (Sept 11-12, 2014)
Dr. Mary Ann Mason, “Do Babies Matter? Gender and Family in the Ivory Tower” (March 31, 2014)


Dr. Hope Jahren, “The Effect of Elevated pCO2 on C3 Plants through Geologic Time” (October 24, 2013)
Dr. Hope Jahren, “The Rhetoric of Environmental Policy” (October 23, 2013)
Dr. Joan Bennett, “Science, Sex Chromosomes, and Success” (October 18, 2013)
Dr. Doerthe Tetzlaff Lecture (September 12, 2013)
Leading for Diversity and Inclusion: Creating Inclusionary Academic Cultures One Conversation at a Time (May 1, 2013)
Dr. Laurie Leshin, Science on Mars Time: Roving the Red Planet with Curiosity (April 4, 2013)


What You Need to Know About…Sponsorship (December 18, 2012)
Conversations on Equity and Excellence (September 28, 2012)
Leading Inclusion (April 2, 2012)
Making An Impact With Your Research (February 17, 2012)
Social Media in Your Academic and Professional Life  (January 25, 2012)     


(Re)Connect (September 9, 2011) 

  • The Peak Performing Professor at Mid-Career and Beyond, Susan Robison, Ph. D.
  • Maximizing Your Leadership and Positive Influence, Tracey T. Manning, Ph.D.
  • Strategic Career Planning and Work-Life Balance, Susan Robison, Ph. D. Advancing Collaboration and Connections across Sectors (A Maximizing Partnerships Workshop), Tracey T. Manning, Ph.D.
  • “Third Space” Plenary Panel (A Maximizing Partnerships Workshop), led by Dean Laura Steinberg.