The Office of Research and Innovation is hosting regular virtual town halls to update the research community. Watch for announcements to join Vice President Kinzy's Webex meeting room, https://wmich.webex.com/meet/terri.kinzy.
Upcoming July 10, 2020: The Office of Research and Innovation and the Graduate College will be hosting a joint town hall meeting Friday July 10, 2020 at 12:30 pm. Dr. Terri Kinzy will present updates on research and creative scholarship; Dr. Christine Byrd-Jacobs will be providing updates on graduate student involvement in research; and Dr. Paulo Zagalo-Melo, Lee Ryder and Jeff Breneman will discuss international graduate student visa issues.
June 12, 2020: The Office of Research and Innovation is accepting submissions for plans to restart laboratory and field research. Information on the WMU process is available at InfoReady at https://wmich.infoready4.com where all supporting documents including FAQs are available.
May 22, 2020: A discussion on the process to restart fieldwork and plans for the process for future phases of research and creative scholarship.
May 8, 2020: Updates on the COVID-19 situation including a look at what other universities are considering as research and creative scholarship eventually return from hibernation, as well as a chance to ask questions by chat.
April 17, 2020: The first Office of Research and Innovation Research Continuity WebEx meeting for the research community. Vice President Kinzy covered a brief summary on what we know and don't know related to university research activities, some updates from funding agencies and opportunity for Q&A.