Cohort 4 Schedule

Click each month listed to see a drop-down schedule of events coming up per semester.

Recurring Semester Activities 

Research Associates are encouraged to participate in DRN’s “Writing Spaces” in Olds Hall, Room 203. A full list of dates as well as more information can be found here

Research Associates are also encouraged to "Relax and Mingle" and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks with a targeted individual or group of MSU scholars/employees. For more information on these events, contact Nwando Achebe, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at

Fall 2024 Activities

  • August

    Date/Time TBD - 2019 New Faculty & Staff Orientation

  • September

    Date/Time TBD - Welcome Reception


    Date/Time TBD - CSS Annual Town Hall Meeting

     Comments on current College of Social Science affairs from the Dean


    Date/Time TBD - Mentor/Mentee Seminars & Workshops

    "Optimizing Mentoring Relationship Kickoff"
     "Optimizing Mentoring Relationship—Mentoring Up Kickoff"


    Date/Time TBD - CSS New Faculty Orientation

  • October

    Date/Time TBD - Seminar/Workshop

    "Optimizing Mentoring Relationships—Mentors and Mentees”


    Date/Time TBD - Seminar/Workshop

    "Resources for Success at MSU”
    “Preparing for Academic Careers”

  • November

    Date/Time TBD - Seminar/Workshop

    “Teaching in the Academy”

  • December

    Date/Time TBD - Seminar/Workshop

    “Research in the academy”

Spring 2025 Activities

  • January

    Date/Time TBD - Learning Lunch

    “Optimizing Mentoring Relationships check in mentors and mentees”

  • February

    Date/Time TBD - Seminar/Workshop

    “Time Management”
    "Balancing Writing with Teaching and Life"

  • March

    Date/Time TBD - Class Visits


  • April

    Date/Time TBD - Seminar/Workshop

    “Annual Review Workshop"

    Date/Time TBD

    "End of Year Dinner"