University of Maryland

Monday, April 12, 2021

Interest Groups

A successful interest group will have:

  • A successful interest group will have:
    • Regular group meetings and other collaborative activities [Goal 1]
      • These activities which serve to foster community might include:
        • Paper development workshops
        • Practice talks 
        • Work-in-progress presentations and discussions
    • 3+ Collaborative projects [Goal 2]
      • These activities might include:
        • Developing collaborative funding proposals 
        • Co-authoring research papers
        • Joint development of graduate or undergraduate courses 
    • 4+ Public events / year  [Goal 3]
      • These events might include: 
        • Formal presentation of research and scholarship
        • Topical workshops and seminars
        • Planning / agenda setting workshops
    • A up-to-date web presence, mailing list and/or social media [Goal 1 and 3]