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From the Director - September 2014

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President Sullivan: “We . . . must be ardently committed to nourishing and sustaining a vibrant culture of inclusivity." We all want to believe that our classrooms are truly welcoming and inclusive, but have we put that conviction to the test?

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Faculty Development Grant Deadlines

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Upcoming Faculty Development grant deadlines for AY 2015-15.

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Fall open house hosted by Faculty Development

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Sept. 26 from 2:30-4 p.m. All faculty invited to drop by the Hearth Room  (ASC 240) to mingle with your colleagues, learn about upcoming events and our services, and meet your colleagues who support the Center and its programs.

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Campus wide Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration!

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“UST Unidos” Hispanic Heritage Month 2 will be held September 15 - October 15 and serves as an opportunity for the UST community to embrace the Hispanic culture through cultural, educational and social on-campus events. Be a part of this campus tradition, while making new friends and celebrating diversity!

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International Education Center Travel and Seminar Grants for UST Faculty

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In conjunction with the Office of Academic Affairs, I am pleased to invite applications for a pair of grants to support faculty initiatives to internationalize the University of St. Thomas. The international grants are from the University of St. Thomas International Education Center (IEC) and are combined with additional support from a faculty member's dean.

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External Funding Opportunities for Humanists

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Looking across the state and federal agencies that provide discretionary research grants, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is a very popular source of external support for research among our humanists

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2014-15 Research Grant Recipients

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The Research Grant supports faculty engagement in and continuation of current scholarly work, in new directions in scholarship, or for large, multi-year projects. Congratulations to the 18 faculty who received a Research Grant for the 2014-15 academic year.

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WAC Workshops and Seminars

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Announcing spring 2014 dates for Writing Across the Curriculum workshops and the next five-day Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar with Dr. Chris Anson.

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Writers' Retreat

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The next Faculty Writers Retreats are June 2-6 and August 4-8, 2014. From adjunct faculty to seasoned tenured colleagues, the writing retreats have been essential.

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FDC Library Announcement

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Faculty Development resource library now available on LibraryThing!  Did you know that Faculty Development has a resource library of more than 300 books and videos that St. Thomas faculty may borrow?

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