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Enlightened Bites Lecture Series

Join us for these one-hour faculty and staff workshops intended to support your success in research, funding and community and corporate engagement.

Fall 2017 Workshops

To register to attend a workshop, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page. On mobile, hit the down arrow to the right of the lecture title to access a complete list. View and listen to past workshops.

Community Engagement

Ivy Ho and Robin Toof of UMass Lowell will present Community Engagement: Impact, Scholarship, Community Partnerships and Faculty Support. Are you interested in increasing your impact with your students? Do you wonder about ways you can get your scholarship in the hands of people it can most effect? Are you curious about the supports on campus for faculty community engagement? Are you looking for a community partner and not sure where to start? This ebites session will answer your most pressing questions about community engagement and open up some avenues for your teaching and research.

Ivy Ho and Robin Toof

October 19

Community Engagement: Impact, Scholarship, Community Partnerships and Faculty Support
With Ivy Ho and Robin Toof
Noon to 1 p.m.
McGauvran 315

Are you interested in increasing your impact with your students? Do you wonder about ways you can get your scholarship in the hands of people it can most effect? Are you curious about the supports on campus for faculty community engagement? Are you looking for a community partner and not sure where to start? This ebites session will answer your most pressing questions about community engagement and open up some avenues for your teaching and research.

New Travel Registry

The University has launched a new travel registry program, commonly referred to as the Terra Dotta travel registry. Please join us to learn more about the process of completing your Pre-Travel Authorization as well as the Faculty Request for Professional Absence and Export Control documentation for international travel.

Rebecca Spanos

NOVEMBER 1

New Travel Registry
With Rebecca Spanos
Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: University Crossing 490

The University has launched a new travel registry program, commonly referred to as the Terra Dotta travel registry. Please join us to learn more about the process of completing your Pre-Travel Authorization as well as the Faculty Request for Professional Absence and Export Control documentation for international travel. All UMass Lowell Faculty and Staff are required to pre-register out-of-state domestic and international travel through the system beginning November 1, 2017.

Approaching Industry for Research Funding

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Arlene Parquette

NOVEMBER 8

Approaching Industry for Research Funding
With Arlene Parquette
Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Saab ETIC 445

How to Start Your Start-up!

Elaine Major and Nancy Saucier of UMass Lowell will present How to Start Your Start-up!   This discussion will cover considerations to structure a start-up company and provide guidance about conflicts of interest and how to manage your role as a faculty member. Speakers will also discuss start-up focused grant and funding opportunities.

Elaine Major and Nancy Saucier

NOVEMBER 15

How to Start Your Start-up!
With Nancy Saucier and Elaine Major
Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Saab ETIC 445

This discussion will cover considerations to structure a start-up company and provide guidance about conflicts of interest and how to manage your role as a faculty member. Speakers will also discuss start-up focused grant and funding opportunities.

Contracting with Industry and Academic + IP

Interactive discussion with Susan Puryear and Rekha Paleyanda on Contracting with Industry and Academic, including Protecting and Commercializing of IP on November 29, 2017 at the Saab ETIC room 445.

Susan Puryear and Rekha Paleyanda

NOVEMBER 29

Contracting with Industry and Academic, including Protecting and Commercializing of IP
Interactive discussion with Susan Puryear and Rekha Paleyanda
Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Saab ETIC 445

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