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Provost's Wednesday Briefing for January 25

The Provost's Wednesday Briefing is a compliment to the Provost's Update, intended to be a quick update on achievements and opportunities in Academic and Student Affairs. Please forward any comments or submissions to emuprovost@emich.edu

Unity Mural Collaboration

The Unity Mural Collaboration will result in a mural created on campus to promote unity. For information on how students can become involved in this project, visit the Facebook page (Unity Mural Collaboration), or email Steve Kwasny (skwasny1@emich.edu). Download the flyer [PDF].

2016 EMU-FT Part-Time Lecturers Distinguished Teaching Awards - Jan. 31/Feb. 10 Deadline to Apply

Visit the Awards page for information on the awards, and how to apply. Intention to nominate must be submitted by 6 p.m. on Jan. 31; supporting materials must be submitted by the end of the day on Feb. 10.

Graduate Research Conference Application Deadlines

  • Application due date: February 8, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Faculty proposal approval due date: February 17, 2017
  • Response notification date: February 24, 2017
  • The GRC will be held on March 24, 2017 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. in the EMU Student Center.

Apply now. Go to the GRC site to get information including workshops, deadlines and examples.

Questions about the GRC can be directed to: emu_grc@emich.edu

2017 Writing Across the Curriculum Spring Institute - Feb. 17 Deadline to Apply

The Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Fellows program is an established professional enrichment experience focused on helping faculty plan and offer courses infused with writing. It is for any interested faculty member or full- or part-time lecturer who wishes to incorporate writing into specific undergraduate or graduate courses or who will be teaching a Writing-Intensive (W) course in the major. Download the description and instructions for applying [PDF] and get the application.

2017 Advanced Writing Across the Curriculum Retreat – Feb. 17 Deadline to Apply

This year, we will be offering an Advanced WAC Retreat in lieu of an Institute. This will be a two-day experience May 4-5, 2017, that will contain many of the same components of recent Advanced WAC Institutes. The Advanced WAC Retreat will help you develop more sophisticated and nuanced scaffolding for your assignments. We will also focus on the interplay of various communication modalities in our assignments and courses, including reading, critical listening, speaking, visualizing, and writing. A team of experts from all of these areas will present at the Retreat. Download the flyer [PDF] and go to the application..