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Enhancing Research Mentoring Symposium

March 12, 2024

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

U of U Alumni House


Register to attend - Registration is free and includes lunch!


Present in the Research Mentoring Showcase - the showcase will be similar to a poster session, with the option to present using a poster or at a table, and will take place 11:30am - 1:00pm during the Symposium. Proposals are welcome from all members of the campus community (staff, faculty, and students). Submit your 250-word proposal that summarizes the presentation and what the campus community and the presenters will gain from the experience by Friday, January 26, 2024.


Symposium Schedule:

8:30 AM Registration

9:00 AM Welcome by VPR Erin Rothwell

9:20 AM Presentations by the 2022 Enhancing Research Mentoring Grant awardees

  • Connor Olsen: Skill-Focused Research Training Session for New Undergraduate Researchers
  • Anne Cook: Development of a Research Mentoring Effectiveness Framework
  • Tabitha Benney: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Research Team Mentoring

10:05 AM BREAK

10:15 AM Research mentoring/menteeing skills development 

Room 1

Room 2

Intro to Research Mentoring

Shannon Barrios

Dept. of Linguistics

Intro to Mentoring Up

Amy Barrios

Graduate School


11:15 AM BREAK

11:25 AM Research Mentoring Showcase (through lunch)

12:00 PM LUNCH

1:00 PM Concurrent Sessions


Room 1

Room 2


Sean Flynn, Research mentoring in NIH training grants

Janet Shaw & Maria Newton, Acknowledging the angst of mentoring


Darryl Butt, Providing clarity with mentoring agreements, 1 or 1:30pm

Josh Steffen & Heather Briggs, Research Mentoring at scale in the Science Research Initiative


Annie Isabel Fukushima, Intersectionality as praxis - multi-level mentoring & coalition

Brian Baucom, Negotiating unit-wide approaches to research mentoring



2:40 PM Call to action/closing by Dean Darryl Butt

3:00 PM Symposium Ends


Register to attend - Registration is free and includes lunch!


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Last Updated: 1/23/24