URI’s 6th Annual Academic Summit: Transformative Scholarship in the 21st Century

Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:45am to 4:00pm

Memorial Union, Ballroom 50 Lower College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

Transformative Scholarship in the 21st Century

8:45 a.m.  Arrival and Continental Breakfast 
9:15 a.m.  Summit Opening & Welcome Remarks

10 a.m.  Plenary Session: "The Scholarship of Research in the Future" with Daniel E. Lieberman, Professor, Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University. http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~skeleton/danlhome.html

Discussion & Questions

11 a.m. IGNITE! Talks – 
Five-minute talks by URI faculty about their research and scholarship

11-11:45 1st Round 
Themes: Environment & Culture; Structures, Functions, & Textures; Geography & Space

12 - 12:45 pm  2nd Round
Themes: Transitions, Transformations, & Explosions; Aesthetics; Food

1 p.m. Lunch & Conversations

2 p.m. -- Plenary Session: "The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in the Future"
Andrew Hargreaves, Professor, Boston College. www.andyhargreaves.com

Discussion & Questions

3 p.m. -- Dessert & Conversations 
The Research Office will be on hand to assist faculty in addressing questions and providing research support related resources.

The Summit is jointly planned by the Provost’s Office and the Joint Committee on Academic Planning.


TO REGISTER: Email: uriofficeofprovost@gmail.com


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