Ferrer Guam 2009 Professor of the Year
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and support of Education have named Dr. Lourdes M. Ferrer at the University of Guam the 2009 Professor of the Year. For more details visit: http://www.uog.edu/newsDtls.aspx?id=374
Water and Environmental Research Institute Call for Proposals
The University of Guam Water and Environmental Research Institute is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the FY 2010, USGS 104(B), Water Institutes Water Resources Research Program. Visit http://www.uog.edu/newsDtls.aspx?id=369 for more information.
EVENTS NEXT WEEK AND BEYOND
“Fighting the Battle Against Poverty & Malnutrition: By Diversifying with Fruit and Vegetables” – Nov. 30
Dr J.D.H. Keatinge, Director General of AVDRC-the World vegetable Center, will present a seminar entitled “Fighting the Battle Against Poverty & Malnutrition: By Diversifying with Fruit and Vegetables” on Monday, 30 November 2009 in ALS 127 at 4 PM. Please contact Ross Miller for more information, and if you wish, to schedule a meeting with Dr. Keatinge, who is an agronomist with a Doctorate in Agriculture from Queen’s University, Belfast , Northern Ireland and is Visiting Professor of Tropical Agriculture at the University of Reading, UK. He has global expertise in crop agronomy having worked at ICARDA in Syria , Pakistan and Turkey , IITA in Nigeria and Cameroon and ICRISAT in India and several countries in sub-Saharan Africa . He was also Professor of Agricultural Systems and Management at Reading University for much of the 1990s and claims to have worked professionally in every continent on earth except Antartica! Presently, he is Director General of AVRDC – The World Vegetable Research and Development Center based in Taiwan .
University Music Presents: Songs of the Season, a Collection of Holiday Favorites
When: December 3 and 4, Thursday and Friday, 8:00pm
Where: UOG Fine Arts Theater
Cost: Individual admission: $5.00
Family admission: $10.00
Performing groups: The University Singers and the University Jazz Band. The University Singers will perform a tribute to the arrangements of Robert Shaw and Alice Parker.
SBPA Research Symposium - December 4
The SBPA Research Symposium will be held on December 4, from 9 am to 3 pm in the School of Business and Public Administration. Daniel Moffat from GTA is keynote speaker. Please visit http://researchf09.sbpauog.us/ for more information.
College of Natural & Applied Sciences 2nd Annual Research Conference
Final Call for Papers – Deadline: Dec. 18
The extended deadline for the 2nd CNAS Research Conference Call for Papers is December 18, 2009. The committee invites papers on agriculture and natural resources. Contact event coordinators firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com more information.
Click here for author instructions. The conference will be held on January 13, 2010, and will be followed by a grant writing workshop on Jan. 14 and 15 with Dr. Mike Harrington. The grant writing workshop is organized by T-STAR.
UOG Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony – Dec. 19
The UOG Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony will be held in the CLASS Lecture Hall on Dec. 19 at 4pm.
Fall Commencement – Dec. 20
Commencement Ceremonies will begin at 2pm in the Field House.
CEDDERS Seeking Evaluators
Guam CEDDERS wishes to establish a list of individual (s) or organization (s) interested in conducting evaluations for the University of Guam , Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (CEDDERS) for various projects within the organization. Payment for services will be through contractual agreement. Evaluations may include on-site visits, interviews, and/or surveying of individuals involved in the projects as well as a review of project documents. Interested individuals and/or organizations should submit vita as well as letter of introduction/interest outlining experiences in conducting formative and summative project evaluations to Ms. Julie Celeste at Deans Circle House #11 or e-mail her at Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dolls of Japan : Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love – through Jan. 8, 2010
The Isla Center for the Arts at the University of Guam presents The Dolls of Japan : Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love through January 8, 2010. As stated in the exhibition catalog, “In Japan, dolls have been a part of everyday life since ancient times. Japanese dolls reflect the customs of Japan and the aspirations of its people, possess distinctive regional attributes, and over the centuries have developed in many diverse forms. Dolls also provide a showcase for traditional Japanese craft products, such as textiles.” The Isla Center for the Arts is open to the public, free of charge, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Groups are cordially invited to call the Isla Center at 735-2965/6 to schedule tours of the exhibit.