- March 6: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 9: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Pelo malo/Bad Hair
- March 10: Teachers Talking Writing
- March 11: Faculty Publication Tea
- March 12: Teachers Talking
- March 16: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - La sombra azul/The Blue Shadow with director Sergio Schmucler
- March 19: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 20: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- March 23: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Last Screening: Wilaya
- March 24: Teachers Talking
- April 9: Teachers Talking
- April 10: Faculty Shop Talk
- April 11: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- April 16: New Faculty Orientation Session
- April 22: New Faculty Mentor/Mentee Social (tenure-track only)
- April 24: Faculty Shop Talk
- Alisa Rosenthal — x7437
- Sean Cobb, Technology — x6085
- Paul Saulnier, New Faculty Programming — x6123
- Leila Brammer, Research, Scholarship, and Creativity — x6190
- Deb Pitton, Global and Cultural Engagement — x7456
- Thia Cooper, Interim Diversity and Inclusive Excellence — x6296
- Cathy Blaukat — x6227
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning is located in Beck Hall, Room 103
The Celebration of Creative Inquiry is a campus-wide forum to publicly share the creative inquiry of students from Gustavus. The Celebration will be held on the evening of Friday, May 1 and will feature student poster presentations. Faculty- if you know of students who have carried out projects appropriate for this event, please visit the Kendall Center website.
Definition of Creative Inquiry
The definition of creative inquiry varies by discipline; it includes.....asking a question that has not been asked before, attempting to fill a gap in knowledge, or to create new knowledge, information, art, or expression, a process or product that requires the student to add ideas or imagination of their own, a project that is shaped by choices the student made independently, critical reflection.
Creative inquiry may emerge from...
Creative inquiry may emerge from.....a class assignment or project, off-campus projects or internships, student-faculty collaborative research or creative projects, independent student research or creative projects, the work of extra-curricular student organizations.
Celebration of Creative Inquiry - FAQ's
What exactly is a poster? How do I find a faculty sponsor? Do all authors need to attend the event? Do I need IRB approval for my research? Visit the Kendall Center website for Celebration of Creative Inquiry Frequently asked questions, and information.
Participating students must select a faculty sponsor who has worked with them on their project and/or has the expertise to evaluate the project. Each student will submit an abstract or statement; this must be approved by the faculty sponsor before inclusion in the event.
Undergraduate Research Link - CUR
Undergraduate Research resources Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
Presidential, Sabbatical and RSC Grants Due Dates
Presidential Faculty-Student Research Grants due Feb. 16, 2009. Sabbaticals due March 2, 2009 and Research Scholarship and Creativity Grants are due March 16, 2009. Please visit the Kendall Center website for more information.
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