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Please see below for the 2014-2015 Biology Scholars Capstone pre-assignment and agenda. As you know, the Capstone is held just prior to the ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE). To facilitate networking at the  conference, we have provided a list of Scholars who have registered for ASMCUE. Don't forget that you can use the Biology Scholars Directory to learn more about who they are:

To book your hotel for the Capstone and/or ASMCUE:

To RSVP for the Capstone:

To register for ASMCUE:

For travel information and things to do in Austin, please visit the ASMCUE website:


Capstone Pre-Assignment (Due: May 4th):

1.       Click the "Attach File or Image" button at the bottom of this Wiki Capstone page (Note: you must be logged in to the Wiki). Upload the following information as one Word Document:

a. An abstract of your journey since leaving the training Institute last summer (up to 300 words).  Include what has worked well, what has been a challenge, and what you still hope to accomplish as a Biology Scholar Alum;

b. A table or a figure that helps to illustrate your past year’s work; and

c. 1-3 references that have informed your past year’s work. 

Make sure the file name includes your last name as well as your residency name and year so that you get credit for completing the assignment.

2.       Familiarize yourself with your institution’s mission statement and/or goals. Bring a hardcopy of this information to share at the Capstone.

3.       Familiarize yourself with your department’s and/or institution’s Tenure and Promotion guidelines. Bring a hardcopy of this information to share at the Capstone.

*NEWClick here for a compilation of Scholar responses to the Capstone Pre-Assignment.


Capstone Agenda: May 28th from 10am to 3pm


2014 -2015 Biology Scholars Capstone Agenda

10:00am – 3:00pm - May 28, 2015

Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas

Room Location: San Marcos Room

Attendees: 2014-2015 Assessment Cohort; 2014-2015 Research Cohort

10:00 am

Progress Over The Previous 12 Months:  IRBs, Alignment of Research and Data, Data Analysis, Assessment Strategies (facilitator-led small groups) – Miriam Segura-Totten

11:00 am

Communicating Value and Convincing Colleagues About SoTL– Miriam Segura-Totten

In this session, Scholars will prepare an “elevator talk” about communicating value in SoTL; Scholars will align their response to their institutional goals. Scholars will present to the group for feedback.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm:   Lunch on your own

1:00 pm

Case Studies – Mary Mawn and Nitya Jacob

In this session, Scholars will hear from peers about their journey into SoTL – aligning their research question and data collection/analysis and publishing their work. 

1:30 pm

Leveraging your SoTL Research for Tenure and Promotion - Samantha Elliott

In this session, Scholars will learn how their SoTL work can leveraged for tenure and promotion packets.

2:00 pm

Leadership and Closure – Jodie Krontiris-Litowitz and Miriam Segura-Totten

In this session, Scholars will learn about becoming agents of change at their home institution, their new role as BSP ambassadors, and available resources for Biology Scholars Alumni. At the end, network with existing Scholar Alumni and learn about their post-Residency experiences.

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