Events & Workshops


Many roads travelled: Reflections on research funding ‘roadmaps’

Thursday, October 8th


Co-Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

RSVP by Wed, October 7th

Please join us as SU faculty from a range of disciplines and career stages share the ‘roadmaps’ they have followed in developing their funded research programs, and the ways in which external support has shaped their trajectories. In addition to learning from colleagues, participants will gain practical insight into approaches to developing a research funding plan that maps pathways for achieving long-term research and funding goals. We are grateful to the following faculty who will be joining us to share their perspectives:

  • Elizabeth Dale, Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Leadership, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Matt Hickman, Professor of Criminal Justice, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kristin Hultgren, Associate Professor of Biology, College of Science and Engineering
  • Mo Sin, Associate Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing

Zoom login information provided to participants in advance.


College of Education Research Speed Dating

October 13th 2pm-4pm

All College of Education faculty are invited to sign up this fun event! Each “date” with your external funding support team will only last 10 minutes via a Zoom call.  Representatives from the Office of Sponsored Projects, Corporate and Foundation Relations and University Advancement will be in each session to learn about your scholarship and funding needs and answer any questions you may have.  We’ll then brainstorm on next steps and send you any potential funding opportunities that may be a good fit.

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Faculty Research Discussion Hour: Racial Justice

Facilitated in collaboration with the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

October 22nd 2:00pm - 3:00pm 

RSVP by Wed, October 21


Are you engaged in research, service, and/or creative works related to racial justice? Do you contribute to the scholarship of systemic racism, civil rights, social inequality, criminal justice reform, equitable education, or another related field, or are interested in contributing to this body of work? Could you benefit from a community of colleagues to share practices, collaborate with, and/or advance your scholarly efforts? Join the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP), the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR), and like-minded community members in an open discussion on racial justice scholarship. Please come prepared ready to share your work with colleagues from across campus. The OSP and CFR will discuss the funding landscape and share funding opportunities working to advance racial justice. We hope to see you there! 

 Zoom login information provided to participants in advance.

Faculty Connections Lightning Talks

November 5th 12:30pm-1:20pm

RSVP by Wed, November 4th

Back by popular demand!  This round of Lightning Talks will focus on the work of our 2020 Summer Faculty Fellows as they present their scholarship in this fun, informal and fast-paced format. Join us via Zoom to learn about your colleagues' research and make interdisciplinary connections! Zoom login information provided to participants in advance.

We are grateful to the following faculty who will share their scholarship with us:

  • Kathryn Bollich-Ziegler, College of Arts & Sciences
    • Self-Knowledge and Other Knowledge of Moral Behaviors
  • Brooke Coleman, School of Law
    • A Critical Guide to Civil Procedure
  • Rosa Joshi, College of Arts & Sciences
    • New Identities in Classical Theatre: An All-Female and Non-Binary Production of Shakespeare’s Richard II
  • Kumhee Ro, College of Nursing
    • Desired and Received Support: Voices of Racial/Ethnic Minority Nursing Faculty
  • Kirsten Thompson, College of Arts & Sciences
    • Animated America: Animation and Advertising from Times Square to Walt Disney
  • Phillip Thompson, College of Science & Engineering
    • Arsenic Removal from Drinking Water
  • Ashli Tyre, College of Education
    • Engaging Student Voice in Positive and Equitable School-Based Discipline Practices: The Student Perceptions of Behavior and Discipline Survey

FQ Peer Learning Group

Wednesday, November 18th

10:00 - 11:00am

This session, for all staff budget and grant managers, will review internal sponosred project processes. Please join the OSP and your colleagues from across campus for a fun, interactive virtual scavenger hunt to locate the resources available to support you in your sponsored project work.

The entrance to Hunthausen hall with vibrant fall trees in the background

School of Law Essentials of Grant Development Workshop

November 19th 1pm - 2pm

All School of Law faculty and staff are invited to sign up for this tailored Grant Development Workshop.  We will explore how you can position yourself for success when pursuing external funding with tips on finding funding, writing grant proposals and utilizing your SU resources.  Sign up today for this virtual workshop at