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NIU’s Committee for the Improvement of Undergraduate Education is administering four different types of grants to support research in and projects for the improvement of instruction in undergraduate courses. All proposals must be submitted to the committee by Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. Email proposal forms to [email protected] Projects must be accompanied by approval from the...
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NIU’s Office of Sponsored Projects will host its Fall Faculty Workshop from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the University Suite of the Holmes Student Center. This event is intended for new faculty, but will be useful to any faculty looking for a refresher on how the sponsored projects process works at...
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Last fall, the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women awarded NIU’s Women’s Resource Center a grant to reduce domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking on a college campus. This award enabled the creation of Victim Advocacy Services (VAS) The grant provided an opportunity for NIU to strengthen effective responses to violence...
The NIU Foundation invites all faculty and staff from units within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, the Division of Outreach, Engagement and Information Technologies and Intercollegiate Athletics to apply for the FY2012 Venture Grants Awards. This program focuses support toward the university’s strategic planning initiatives. Grantees will be selected based on their potential...
Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research (USOAR) is seeking proposals from current undergraduates who are interested in performing independent artistry or research. Students with the most outstanding proposals have the chance to receive up to $2,500 toward the execution of their proposed work. This is a great opportunity for undergraduates to engage more fully...
The NIU Foundation invites all faculty and staff from units within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, the Division of Outreach, Engagement and Information Technologies and Intercollegiate Athletics to apply for the FY2012 Venture Grants. This program focuses support toward the university’s strategic planning initiatives. Grantees will be selected based on their potential to...
Kerry Freedman
Kerry Freedman, professor and head of the Art Education division in the NIU School of Art, recently was awarded a grant from the National Art Education Foundation to continue her work on the international project she is directing. The title of the project is “Art Education and Visual Learning Networks: Lessons about Creativity and Cognition from...
The NIU Foundation Venture Grants program supports faculty and staff in their pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and outreach to the larger community. Funds are awarded each fiscal year through a competitive application process and recipients are chosen by the NIU Foundation Grants Committee. This year, three Venture Grants were awarded, totaling $35,000. Huskie...
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There has been a lot of activity in Washington, D.C., over the past week, primarily related to the federal FY2011 budget. Unfortunately, there is no good news for higher education or NIU. We want to provide you with the best information that we have been able to compile, recognizing that this information may change as...
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The Honors Program invites applications for the 2011 Summer Grants for the improvement of honors education at NIU. Although the award may be shared among multiple recipients, the total award for any one grant is limited to $6,000. All teaching faculty and instructors are eligible. Applications must be received in the Honors Program office office by Wednesday,...
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education is administering four different types of grants to support research in and projects for the improvement of instruction in undergraduate courses: Instructional Research and Improvement Grant — up to $1,000 Student-Originated Instructional Research and Improvement Grant (requires a faculty sponsor) — up to $1,000 Microcomputer Software Acquisition Grant...
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Do you wish you knew where federal agencies are headed and how to align your funding requests to their priorities and direction?  Join NIU’s Division of Research and Graduate Studies for this webinar and hear directly from program personnel at the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Naval Research,...
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