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Spring 2022


Jan 28 Research Retreat – Affective experience of conducting research; why and for
whom of academic work; fellows’ future plans, even if they don’t center on the
academy (Held at Amon Pierson’s apartment, Clairemont Campus)
Feedback due to Dr. Carrión and Dr. Warren on Wednesday 2 January, 2022

Febr 7 (Listed as February 9 in the old syllabus; substituted for the Research Retreat.
NO meeting on Monday, Febr 7

Feb 14 Mellon II - How to Write a Funding Proposal and a Research Report

Junior Fellows: Summer Research Proposal

Senior Fellows: Summer Research Funding Report (see due dates below)
Find forms in the MMUF website:


Mar 1 Mellon I – Discussion of the Research Retreat and fellows’ feedback

Mar 4 Drafts of Senior Research Papers (submit a section no longer than 15 pages) &
Drafts of Junior Summer Research Proposals due. Upload to Canvas.

Mar 14 Mellon II—Work Day. Draft Revisions and Review

Mar 18 MMUF Check-In Meetings with Professors Carrión and Warren. MMUF
Coordinating team will work with you to set up this appointment.

Mar 21 Mellon I – Summer 2021 and Beyond. What You Should Know about Internal
Review Board Clearance (IRB)

Mar 28 Senior Research Report Due by 11:59 pm
Find forms in the MMUF website:

April 4 Junior Funding Proposals Due by 11:59 pm
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April 11 Joint Mellon I & II: Mock MMUF Research Conference.

April 18 MMUF Spring Research Conference
Public Virtual Event (Invite Family, Advisors and Friends)
Group Exit Interviews for Seniors Only (after the conference adjourns)

April 22 Seniors Dinner with Coordinators at Negril Atlanta. Date to be confirmed

April 25 Commencement Banquet 6 pm- 8:30 pm (BSU room)