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December 9, 2009 Colloquium: Understanding the Relationship between Our State and Institutional Budgets
Representatives Leon Stavrinakis and Chip Limehouse and MUSC Legislative Liaison, Mark Sweatman, discussed the state budget and its impact on MUSC. A Networking reception followed the presentation.

November 20, 2009 Workshop: Nella Barkley's “How to Get Ahead and Get it Right”
Nella Barkley presented her “Life\Work Design,” which provided a step-by-step way to address some of life and work’s most perplexing issues.

November 16, 2009 Eminent Scholar Award: Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development from The Rockefeller University, presented her keynote “Stem Cells of the Skin: Biology and Clinical Promise” and received the 2009 MUSC Eminent Scholar award. 

October 9, 2009 Seminar: Update on NIH Stimulus Funding
Dr. Peggy Schachte from the Office of Research Development updated faculty on the state of NIH stimulus funding. 

September 18, 2009 Seminar: Adobe Connect Training Session
Damon Amella provided training on Adobe Connect (pdf)  

July 24, 2009 Seminar: Childcare Resources Session with Trident United Way
Speakers from Trident United Way presented information to find exceptional childcare in the Lowcountry. 

June 12, 2009 Panel Presentation: Technology Tools to Make Your Life Easier
Panelists presented information on blogs, wikis, e-mail clients, desktop conferencing software, AdobeConnect, Tegrity, and the SC LightRail Project.  Technology Tools to Make Your Life Easier (pdf) 

May 29, 2009 Seminar: Who Me? Stressed? Stress Management Seminar
Janis Newton, from the MUSC Wellness Center, discussed stress signals and healthy responses. 

April 3, 2009 Workshop: Understanding Contracts, Promotion & Tenure Workshop
Speakers presented information to help faculty navigate through the contract, promotion and tenure process. A faculty networking reception followed the seminar.
- Dr. John Raymond, Promotion and Tenure (ppt)
- Dr. Tom Higerd, Mr. Joe Good, Contracts (ppt)  

March 31, 2009 Seminar: Depression Economics or Recovery Economics
Dr. Frank Hefner, Professor of Economics and Finance at the College of Charleston, presented information regarding the current economic climate. 

March 20, 2009 Seminar: Jumping Through Hoops: New NIH Grant Requirements
Dr. Teri Lynn Herbert presented information regarding new NIH Grant requirements. 

February 27, 2009 Seminar: Financial Planning with Mike Wiggins Seminar
Mike Wiggins, Financial Representative from Edward Jones, provided information and answered questions. 

February 4, 2009 Colloquium: Mentoring Ivestigators at MUSC with Dr. Mark Chimowitz
Dr. Mark Chimowitz, MB, ChB,  Professor of Neurology and Associate Dean of Faculty Development for the College of Medicine, presented his keynote “Resources for Mentoring Junior Investigators at MUSC” (ppt). A networking reception followed the presentation. 


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