Coffee Hour discussions are facilitated by a panel of STEM faculty and staff. Graduate students, post docs, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. 

Building an Academic Career

All sessions from 1-2 pm ET unless otherwise noted.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 
Teaching at a primarily undergraduate institution 
Time change for this session: 2-3 ET 

OCTOBER 25, 2012
The academic job interview: What to expect, how to prepare 

NOVEMBER 29, 2012 
University politics: Navigating the rules and expectations 

JANUARY 24, 2013 
Tenure and promotion: What you should know, what you should ask 

FEBRUARY 28, 2013 
Developing a work-life balance for sustaining a productive career and your sanity 

MARCH 28, 2013 
Teaching at a primarily minority institution 

APRIL 25, 2013 
Alternative academic careers  


Teaching and Learning in the STEM Classroom

All sessions from 2-3 pm ET unless otherwise noted.

  JANUARY 16, 2013 
Electronic distractions in the classroom: Managing and utilizing the instant connections to the world 

FEBRUARY 20, 2013 
Teaching in diverse classrooms 

MARCH 20, 2013 
Teaching and using writing skills in the STEM classroom 

APRIL 17, 2013 
Effective student assessment for large classes