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Jan 28, 2014 -Tips from Recently Tenured Faculty. Need some advice about preparing for tenure? Join a panel of recently tenured faculty to hear strategies that paid off.  Panelists include Shawn Ell, Leslie Forstadt, Kirsten Jacobson, Shaleen Jain, Greg Zaro, and Human Resources Partner John Kidder.

2:00 – 4:00 pm,  Wells Conference Center, Room 3
Please register by January 24 by calling the Rising Tide Center at 581-3439, or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

Feb 7, 2014 – Department Chair Breakfast. Topic: Promoting Faculty Morale

8:00 – 9:30 am,  Wells Conference Center, Room 3
Please register by January 30 by calling the Rising Tide Center at 581-3439, or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

Feb 10, 2014 – Brown Bag Lunch. Bring your lunch to this networking opportunity – we’ll supply the drinks!

12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Memorial Union, Coe Room.  Registration not required.

Feb 12, 2014 – Academic Administration: Is it for YOU? Join our distinguished panel as they offer their perspectives on academic administration and the career path to leadership. Panelists include Ted Coladarci, Ellie Groden, Jeff Hecker, Carol Kim and William Nichols.

2:00 – 4:00 pm,  Wells Conference Center, Room 1
Please register by February 7 by calling the Rising Tide Center at 581-3439, or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

March 21, 2014 – Mentor Brown Bag Lunch. Bring your lunch; beverages will be provided.

12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Memorial Union, Coe Room.  Registration not required.

March 26, 2014Negotiation Skills.  This seminar will build understanding of mutual interest-based negotiations. Join Dr. Jane Tucker, who taught negotiation at Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and currently works at the Center for Creative Leadership where she supports the professional development of corporate officers and non-profit executives.
SPACE IS LIMITED, so REGISTER for one of two targeted sessions NOW!

9 am – 12:30 pm for JUNIOR FACULTY and 1:30 – 4 pm for SENIOR FACULTY.
All events in Wells Conference Center, Room 3

Register by March 19 by calling 581-3439 or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

If you missed this event, you can access participant materials here:

Model Flexible Negotiations          Planning your Negotiations       
Job Offers: Academic           Job Offers: Industry

March 27, 2014 – ADVANCE Career Recognition Award Winner Seminar Dr. Mary Tyler, School of Biology and Ecology: Students are scientists: Implementing inquiry-based learning

12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Memorial Union, Coe Room. Lunch will be provided.
Register by calling 581-3439 or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

March 28, 2014Living with Acquired Brain Injury. Learn about innovation in brain injury assessments and treatments from experts in our community. Event co-sponsored by the University of Maine and the Acquired Brain Injury Advisory Council.  CME credits are available. This event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

8:30 am – 3 pm, Wells Conference Center. Registration requested; walk-in registration is permitted.
To register, e-mail Lewis Lamont: llamont4@roadrunner.com, or contact Marie Hayes at 581-2039 for more information.

April 3, 2014 – Department Chair Breakfast. Topic: Evaluating Staff.

8:00 – 9:30 am, Wells Conference Center, Room 3
Register by March 29 by calling 581-3439 or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

April 8, 2014 - From Orono to Wall Street: One UMaine Grad’s Journey. Join distinguished alumna Melissa Smith (’91) as she outlines her career path from UMaine to CEO of a Forbes “Best Company” for six consecutive years, and President of WEX Inc, which has been recognized by InformationWeek as a Top Technology Innovator for the last three years in a row. This event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Maine Business School.

5:00 pm – Reception, Wells Conference Center
5:30 – 7 pm – Presentation, Wells Conference Center

April 10, 2014ADVANCE Career Recognition Award Winner Seminar Kate Beard-Tisdale, School of Computing and Information Science: A passage in space and time.

12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Memorial Union, Coe Room. Lunch will be provided.
Register by April 4 by calling 581-3439 or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

April 11, 2014THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. A Luncheon Conversation with Dr. Jeanne Flavin on the topic of Pregnant and Parenting Faculty.  Dr. Flavin, the recipient of a 2009 Fulbright research award and the 2013 Sociologists for Women in Society Feminist Activism award, will lead an informal discussion on the topic of reproductive justice and the rights of pregnant and parenting women.

12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Wells Conference Center, Room 2.  SPACE IS  LIMITED, Registration will be accepted on a first-come basis. Register as soon as possible by calling 581-3439 or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu

April 16, 2014ADVANCE Career Recognition Award Winner Seminar  Dr. Susan Brawley, School of Marine Science.  Small is beautiful: Marine eggs, spores and bacteria2 – 2:40 pm.

The presentation will be followed  by a Panel Discussion featuring our honorees, an awards ceremony at 3:15 pm, and a public reception immediately following the presentation of awards.

Panel Discussion Topic: Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Science.  2:45 – 3:15 pm

Awards Ceremony & Public Reception: 3:15 – 4:00 pm

All events will be in Wells Conference Center, and are free and open to the public.  Registration requested on or before April 10 by calling 581-3439 or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

May 1, 2014 - Faculty Appreciation Reception. Join us in the Bear’s Dean as we look back on the 2013-2014 academic year!

4:00 – 6:00 pm, Memorial Union Bear’s Den Cafe & Pub
Register by April 25 by calling 581-3439 or sending an e-mail to: risingtide@maine.edu.

May 20, 2014 – ADVANCING Women in Academia: Third Annual Networking Conference. Our signature annual event brings together faculty from across Maine and New Hampshire for a day of networking and events that support the professional development of women in scientific disciplines in academia.

8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Haskell Road, Bangor
A limited number of guest rooms will be available at the Hilton Garden Inn at a discounted rate for conference attendees. To reserve a room for the evening of May 19, please call the hotel at 207-262-0099.

Register for the conference by May 10 on-line via the link below, or by calling the Rising Tide Center at 581-3439.

Conference Agenda
Register On-line
Call for Abstracts
Submit an Abstract  

May 21, 2014 – Department Chair/Unit Directors’ Development Day.

8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Wells Conference Center Room 2
Register by May 16; 581-3439 or risingtide@maine.edu.


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Contact Information

ADVANCE Rising Tide Center
5703 Alumni Hall, Room 229
Orono, Maine 04469-5703
Phone: 207-581-3439 | Fax: 207-581-3450E-mail: risingtide@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1865