UWF Faculty ADVANCE Program Events 2013-2014


ADVANCE Events Spring 2014

January 21st

UWF Faculty ADVANCE Scholars Luncheon*
Dr. Lakshmi Prayaga (Applied Science and Technology) will speak on her research “Extending the notion of tele-robotics to learning environments”, Tuesday, January 21st ~11:30 - 1 p.m. Building 41, Conference Room 115

January 24th

Preparing for Tenure and Promotion,
Friday, January 24th, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Argo Athletic Club

January 30th

Developing Positive Leadership Skills Part I Whistle While You Work: The Importance of Hope and Optimism in Goal Attainment, Thursday, February 6, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Conference Center Lounge

February 13th-14th

Distinguished Visiting Scholar Visit
Dr. Judie Bronstein, University of Arizona, will be visiting UWF on February 13-16, hosted by Dr. Toby Daly-Engel (Biology)

Luncheon with Dr. Bronstein and ADVANCE Scholars- Thursday, February 13th, University Commons, Room 265 from 11:30am-1pm
Dr. Bronstein public talk: The Dark Side of Mutualism. Friday, February 14th, 12pm, Building 58A, Room 105

February 19th

UWF Faculty ADVANCE Scholars Luncheon*
Wednesday, February 19th ~11:30-1 p.m. Building 12, Alumni Room Special Guests: Provost Saunders and Dr. Geri Richmond (Visiting SMART Lecturer)

February 27th

Developing Positive Leadership Skills Part II I think I can, I think I can: Developing Self-Efficacy and Resilience in your Professional Life, Thursday, February 27, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. University Commons, Nautilus Chamber (Room 255)

March 19th

Free Speech and Student Conduct: Disruptive vs. Disrespectful Behavior, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Building 960, Room 258

March 20th

UWF Faculty ADVANCE Scholars Luncheon*
Dr. Ashley Geng (Electrical and Computer Engineering) will present her research. Thursday, March 20th ~11:30-1 p.m. Building 12, Alumni Room,

April 17th

ADVANCE Showcase: Celebrating Diversity and Scholarship
Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Asai, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Thursday, April 17th 8:30-1pm, Argo Athletic Club

*Open to UWF ADVANCE Scholars

ADVANCE Events Fall 2013

ADVANCE Events Fall 2013 (pdf)

September 24th

UWF Faculty ADVANCE Scholars Luncheon*
Tuesday, September 24th, 12pm-1pm,Building 12, Alumni Room
Overview of the ADVANCE program activities and welcoming new members

October 10th-11th

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Dr. Wendy Regoeczi, Cleveland State University, hosted by Dr. Kimberly Tatum (Justice Studies)


  • Luncheon with Dr. Regoeczi, and ADVANCE Scholars- Thursday, October 10th, 11:45am-1pm.Building 41, SPBS Conference Room 115
  • Dr. Regoeczi’s talk- Thursday, October 10th, 5:30pm-7pm, Building 4 / Room 105

October 23rd UWF Faculty ADVANCE Scholars Luncheon*


Wednesday, October 23rd, 11:30am-1pm Building 12, Alumni Room
Toby Daly-Engel will be speaking on her research

November 19th-20th

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Dr. Carol Tavris, Author and Social Psychologist, will be visiting UWF on November 19th and 20th.


  • Dr. Tavris public talk- Mistakes were Made but not by Me, Tuesday, November 19th, Pensacola Little Theater, 5:30pm
  • Luncheon and informal discussion with ADVANCE Scholars- Wednesday, November 20th, Building 12, Alumni Room 12-1pm


November 20th

UWF Faculty ADVANCE Scholars Luncheon*
Wednesday, November 20th, 12pm-1pm, Building 12, Alumni Room
Informal discussion with Carol Tavris (writer in residence)

*Open to UWF ADVANCE Scholars