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Research Center for Families and Children

Potential initial strategies are:
  • Promote research that...Promote research that:
    • Engages a small cadre of UK sophomores, juniors, and seniors in research opportunities, both within and across HES disciplines.

    • Supports greater understanding of children, youth, and families both locally, but also globally.

    • Expands collaborations with business and industry.

    • Is supported by grants and ideally interdisciplinary in nature.

  • Promote research culture by...Promote research culture by:
    • Developing specific opportunities for HES graduate/Ph.D. students in the RCFC that support their professional development.

    • Creating a graduate student research presentation series that includes work from across HES disciplines.

    • Creating a research undergraduate course (HES 300/400).

    • Creating an undergraduate student research presentation day.

    • Developing an annual event (UK HES Business and Industry Partnerships) that would invite someone from business and industry to speak to undergraduates, graduates, and faculty at a large forum and smaller discussions.

    • Continuing discussions with the HES Leadership Team about the Great Plains Idea.

    • Promoting faculty research luncheons.

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