Eligible, continuing or newly admitted employees should submit completed fee-waiver
applications and fees to the Cashier's/Bursar's Office (room 155 of the Administration
building) two weeks prior to their registration date.
fee waiver participants should also complete the appropriate
application and submit their application and fees to Human Resources,
room 252 of the Administration building.
details, including fees, visit the Human Resources Web site at: www.sfsu.edu/~hrwww/
specific questions, contact Jackie Bender at email@example.com or
The SFSU Bookstore will offer every department on campus a $1,000 Bookstore
gift card if at least 90 percent of fall 2007 textbook orders (as posted in
the class schedule) for that department are received by April 30.
departments met this goal for the spring 2007 term.
can be placed online at facultytext.sfsubookstore.com,
sent to firstname.lastname@example.org,
or faxed to ext. 5-0474.
Faculty and staff are invited to the Community-Based Participatory Research
(CBPR) Symposium from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 27, at 2001 Junipero
Serra Blvd., Suite 750, in Daly City.
symposium will be led by Vivian Chavez, associate professor of
health education, who has extensive media experience and has
worked at integrating the study of media literacy with policy
advocacy. In addition, service learning advocates Nadinne Cruz
and Marie Sandy will give a presentation on their CBPR findings.
Attendees will take a closer look at the practice of CBPR, asking
how well CBPR has served its participants, and where the methodology
can be improved. The workshop will focus on the workings, experiences
and best practices of campus/community research partnerships.
must be completed by 5 p.m. April 20. A fee of $15 must be sent
in with the registration form in order to reserve a seat. To
register online, please go to: www.sfsu.edu/~icce/
Cathy Park at email@example.com or
The SF State Retirement Association is again providing support for approved,
job-related travel. The award cycle alternates between faculty and staff; this
year's awards will be made to staff.
of application should contain the purpose of the travel as well
as travel plans and costs and should be addressed to: SFSU Retirement
Association in care of Franklin Sheehan, Mathematics Department.
apply by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
will be accepted up until May 15.
The University Women's Association invites the campus community to join its
members in attending the College of Creative Arts production of "Orpheus
in the Underworld" at 8 p.m. Friday, April 27, in McKenna Theatre of the
Creative Arts building. A reception and buffet dinner will take place at 6
p.m. in Rigoberta Menchu Hall of the Cesar Chavez Student Center.
including dinner and play, are $35 per person for UWA members
and $40 per person for nonmembers.
reservations, contact Lin Ivory by 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 18,
University-wide committee nominations
The nominations period for vacancies on University-wide committees ends
at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. Nominations can be made at: www.sfsu.edu/~senate/nominate
Information on the committees can be found on the Senate Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~senate/elections
Fall 2007 faculty associate position proposals
All tenured faculty are encouraged to apply for one of two possible fall
2007 faculty associate positions in the Center for Teaching and Faculty
Each position brings .20 assigned time to work on one of several possible
projects related to teaching and scholarship. Suggested areas of emphasis
design for learning (eligible applicants who choose this focus
must have completed the two workshops on universal design for learning
I and II, offered last fall by CTFD, Disability Programs and Resource
Center, and Sonoma State University)
scholarship of teaching and learning
design of writing assignments, especially for second language learners
and teaching equity and social justice
and teaching diversity, including international diversity
pedagogy of the large classroom
applications of technology
More information is available in the call for proposals on the CTFD
Web site at: www.sfsu.edu/~ctfd
Applicants should submit a proposal not to exceed two, single-spaced,
letter-size pages and a current curriculum vitae, by noon Friday, April
27, to Pamela Vaughn, associate dean for faculty development, Library
room 435. For details, contact Vaughn at ext. 5-4030.
Successful applicants will be notified by Monday, May 14.
Help redesign the SF State Web site
The Office of Public Affairs and Publications is leading the effort to
create a new design system for the University Web site and would like
to hear the thoughts, opinions and ideas of the campus community. Faculty
and staff are invited to fill out a survey at: www.sfsu.edu/websurvey/
For details, contact Miles Orkin at email@example.com or ext. 8-7108.
Final RTP discussion Tuesday
The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development will hold
the final edition of its informal discussion sessions focused on helping
faculty prepare for retention, tenure and promotion from 2 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday in room 460 of the Administration building.
Marilyn Verhey, dean of faculty affairs and professional development,
will conduct the session.
Faculty may register for it by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling
Insiders include Sujian Guo, Political Science, being named editor of a
new book series; presentations by Bernard Wong, Anthropology, on Chinese
emigrants; A governmental relations
Robert C. Chope,
and a play by Anne Galjour, Creative Writing.
Faculty social science research
Sanjoy Banerjee, professor of international relations, and Amita Shastri, professor
of political science, will present their research from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in room
361 of the HSS building. Banerjee will speak on "Narrations and Structuration:
The International System: 1989-2002" and Shastri will speak on "The
Breakdown of the Peace Process in Sri Lanka."
is part of the College of Behavioral and Social Science's spring faculty
New faculty file-sharing resource
The Digital Information Virtual Archive (DIVA), a new SF State electronic resource,
can help faculty manage and share the digital files they use in teaching and
and staff are invited to attend a workshop on DIVA from 2 to 3 p.m.
Wednesday in room 380 of the HSS building.
should R.S.V.P. to: email@example.com
details, visit: http://diva.sfsu.edu
The Friends of the J. Paul Leonard Library invite the campus community to a
celebration of faculty members who have published books since the beginning
of 2000 from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday on the fifth floor patio of the Administration
boasts more than 140 21st century faculty authors. The event is co-sponsored
by the SFSU Bookstore and Center for Teaching and Faculty Development.
Egypt exhibit opening
Museum Studies invites the campus community to an opening reception for its
exhibit "Diet, Doctors and Death – Health in Ancient Egypt!" from
4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in room 510 of the Humanities building. Curated by graduate
students in Jean DeMouthe's MS 730 course, the exhibit highlights objects from
the Sutro Egyptian Collection.
runs through Friday, May 11. Admission is free and hours are from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
call ext. 5-0599.
Holocaust Memorial Lecture
Dr. Sabina S. Zimering will read from her book "Hiding in the Open: A
Holocaust Memoir" from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in room 317 of
the HSS building.
contact Marion Gerlind at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1604.
is supported by the Ingrid Tauber Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish
Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma
Counties; History Department; Jewish Studies Program; San Francisco
Hillel; Gerlind Institute for Cultural Studies; and DRAGA design.
The SFSU Bookstore invites faculty to a publisher fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday in Rosa Parks Rooms A-C in the Student Center. The fair features representatives
from a variety of academic publishers as well as refreshments and a raffle.
call ext. 8-7377.
Innovation in a global economy
Antti Hautamäki, director in the Innovation and New Solution unit at the
Finnish Innovation Fund, will present "Distributed Innovation in a Global
Networked Economy" from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in room 202
of the Business building.
is sponsored by the College of Business.
The French Program invites the campus community to a talent show from 4 to
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, in room 587 of the Humanities building. The
students in upper division classes will present skits, songs, dances, stand-up
comedy and more in French. A potluck dinner also will be part of the fun.
contact Bérénice Le Marchand at email@example.com or
Newell (Toby) Garfield, acting director of the Romberg Tiburon Center, will
be featured on an episode of "Quest," KQED-TV's local science program,
at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, on broadcast channel 9. Garfield will discuss
the physics of big waves like the "mavericks" off the San Mateo coast.
After airing on KQED-TV, the episode will be availble online at: www.kqed.org/quest
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development (CTFD) presents a brown bag
discussion on "Grant Writing: Asking Critical Questions" from noon
to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in room 202 of the Business building. The discussion
will be led by Fred Astren, professor of Jewish studies; Chris Chekuri, assistant
professor of history; and Lutfus Sayeed, professor of information systems.
All three faculty have extensive experience in writing large, successful grant
CTFD invites faculty to a discussion led by Toni Mirosevich, associate professor
of creative writing, on "Alternative Routes: Getting Around Writer's Block" from
12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in room 434 of the Library. Mirosevich
will explore how to take a different route around writer's block instead of
trying to push through it.
cleansing in America
Reporter and author Elliot Jaspin and filmmaker Marco Williams will discuss
racial cleansing of African American communities in America from the 1860s
to the 1920s from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in room 133 of the Humanities
will read from his book "Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden
History of Racial Cleansing in America" and Williams will screen
his film "Banished," which premiered at the Sundance Film
Festival this year.
is sponsored by the Center for Integration & Improvement of Journalism,
Journalism Department, Broadcast and Electronic Communications Arts
Department, and the colleges of Humanities, Ethnic Studies and Behavioral
and Social Sciences.
freedom and law
Sue Peabody, associate professor of history at Washington State University,
Vancouver, will present "Free Soil in the Atlantic World" at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, May 2, in room 270 of the Science building.
is sponsored by the History Department and the European Studies Program.
The campus community is invited to two May showcases of student work:
of Science & Engineering Student Project Showcase will be held
from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the Gymnasium. The event is sponsored
by Kenneth and Pamela Fong, Acutate, Alfatech Cambridge and RingCentral.
They have donated a total of $8,100 to be awarded to 48 of the best
Research and Creative Projects Showcase will be held form 3 to 6 p.m.
Thursday, May 10, in the Gymnasium. More than 100 exhibits will be
on display. The showcase is sponsored by Graduate Studies.