NSM Faculty/Staff Newsletter

From the Office of the Dean

In This Issue

Faculty Promotions Approved

Congratulations to the faculty whose promotions received final approval from the UH System Board of Regents.

Staff Council Elections, June 15–July 8

Cast your vote in the annual Staff Council elections for Staff Council Representatives. NSM staff are able to vote for candidates in the Academic Affairs division and the At-Large position. Five NSM staff are running for representative.

Donna Pattison Receives Faculty Senate Award for Excellence in Service – Lifetime Achievement

The award is given to a member who has served the Senate for at least six years and who has rendered outstanding service and dedication to shared governance in that role.

Dean’s Undergraduate Student Engagement Mini-grants – Proposals Due July 20

NSM is soliciting proposals to enhance undergraduate student engagement.

Staff Professional Development Series: Developing Competencies Through Change – June 21

Webinar participants will learn competencies dealing with strategic collaboration, social and emotional awareness, career progression, and future planning through the lens of change. This is the first event in the new Staff Affairs Professional Development series by Staff Council.

NSM Faculty Emeritus Appointments Approved

Congratulations to the five faculty members whose emeritus appointments received final approval from the UH System Board of Regents.

Staff DEI Update: Cougar Ally Training in July

Sign up for the in-person Cougar Ally Training scheduled on Thursday, July 14.

NSM Movie Night, July 28 – The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley

What happens when someone without a scientific background launches a science-based startup? Chaos. Join NSM’s Summer Movie Night event where we’ll delve into the twists and turns in the saga of Elizabeth Holmes and the corporation, Theranos.

NSM Video: Hidden Life of Houston

Discover the wild animals living in the Houston area, thanks to cameras set up by student researchers.

Office of Research Update

Recent awarded grants, general reminders, and What’s New announcements.

Student Success Update

Update on TC Energy Student Programs Team visit, NSM Student Leadership Banquet, sponsorships for NSM Block Party, UH STEM Center, and teachHOUSTON’s success at the STEM for All Video Showcase.

Recognition & Honors

Recent achievements, publications, and activities.

Celebrating June Work Anniversaries

Congratulations to the NSM staff and faculty who have work anniversaries in June.