Meeting Minutes – Winter Term 2015

Winter 2015

January 6, 2015

  • Jessica Green: Recruitment
    • Starts February 12
    • Seems like the same schedule as last year
    • Dinner at John Conery’s
  • UnderGrEBES
    • Roo organizing
    • Application out at end of next week
    • Applicants selected by end of Winter Term
  • Winter Retreat
    • 24-26 people going
    • Leave 9am Saturday January 17, 2015
    • Braedan one van driver
    • Assign people to meals
      • Saturday dinner:
      • Sunday breakfast: Steve
      • Sunday lunch: Allison
      • Sunday dinner:
      • Monday breakfast: easy
      • Alcohol: person with car
    • Sunday:
      • Bachelor for skiing or snowboarding
      • Indoor waterparks
    • Bring
      • Sleeping bag
      • Pillow
      • Blanket
      • Outdoor equipment

January 20, 2015

  • Roo: UnderGrEBES update
    • Ready to go.
    • Will get email out to undergrad listserv
    • Due March 1
    • Get money out by beginning of spring term
    • Presentation at end of spring term
  • Rob presents poster draft for Ocean Seminar series
    • Looks good
    • Suggestions made for edits
  • Oceans Seminar
    • 3rd person up in the air
    • Exec meeting on Friday

February 3, 2015

  • Retreat
    • Precious will host for Thom
    • Allison will send Jessica Green updated recruitment weekend information
  • Seminar series
    • Poster update
    • Speaker update – all speakers confirmed
      • Still waiting for talk titles
    • T-shirts before?
  • Next GrEBES meeting: Q&A with Scott

February 17, 2015

  • Scott Bridgham visit
    • Will send names of students who received offers
    • IEE grad students getting a raise to $24,000
    • Nelson Ting moving into Pacific Hall
    • New hires??
      • Hoping to replace Joe Thornton with similar position 2015-2016 academic search
      • Honors college position: assumed that faculty hire would automatically become part of IEE, but that’s not the case
      • Math-Bio: maybe some hires, 1st hire senior person and then some more junior faculty
      • In the next 2-5 years, 2-5 new faculty
      • Made an offer to OIMB hire
      • Trying to get outside money for outside hires
    • New construction
      • 4th floor on Klamath maybe
      • Take over 1st and 2nd floors of Pacific
    • Research professors
      • Full time research professors
      • Self-supported??
    • Current facility renovations
      • Air conditioners in Phillips lab
      • Renovate Sara and Arlene’s office
      • Have a better projector, need to install it
      • Replace pictures in 327 Pacific?
    • Recruitment
      • IEE marginalized last 2 years at poster sessions
      • Dinner Thursday issues
    • Biology and funding
      • Maybe getting too many grad students to fund
    • Seminar
      • Some regular seminars
      • Some special seminar series
        • 3 talks
        • Maybe themed
        • In shorter time period
      • Travel Awards – ASUO
        • Due March 29?
        • Felipe may have conference, will email Allison and Thom
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