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David Stone
Friday marks the inaugural session of the PI Academy for Research and Engagement, a new program funded under the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. The PI Academy is a year-long program that provides a select number of junior faculty members with in-depth professional development opportunities in the areas of research – how one becomes a successful...
David Stone and Dara Little
Two administrators in the Division of Research and Graduate Studies have new responsibilities. David Stone, who remains associate vice president for research, has added administrative responsibility for the Office of Research Compliance and Integrity and support of research operations. Dara Little has become director of the Office of Sponsored Projects. “The Division of Research and...
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NIU’s Office of Sponsored Projects will host a three-day webinar series that provides an inside look into the FY12 research priorities for federal agencies. The webinar is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, through Wednesday, Nov. 2. Monday’s session takes place in the Capitol Room South of the Holmes Student Center....
A farewell reception is planned from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, for Michael Spires. Spires, a research development specialist in the Office of Sponsored Projects, is taking a new job at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19...
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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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NIU Press and the Office of Sponsored Projects will host two workshops this month on “Getting Your Book Published.” David Stone, associate vice president for research, and J. Alex Schwartz, director of the Northern Illinois University Press, are the presenters. A faculty session is scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20. A student...
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A new online library for NIU’s scholarly materials and products, the Huskie Commons Digital Repository, is being developed by the University Libraries and Information Technology Services (ITS). Once completed, this repository will “provide a long-term secure digital space where faculty and staff can place their publications, data sets and other research materials,” said Patrick Dawson,...
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Both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives are in recess this week. In the wee hours of the morning of Saturday, Feb. 19, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1 (H.R. 1), with amendments, largely along party lines, by a vote of 235-189. H.R. 1 is a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the...
David Stone and Dara Little
Lisa Freeman, vice president for Research and Graduate Studies, has announced two personnel changes in the division that became effective Nov. 1. David Stone now holds the title of associate vice president for research/director of the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP). Dara Little’s new title is associate director of the Office of Sponsored Projects. These changes...
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NIU’s Office of Sponsored Projects will host an informal discussion on budgeting principles that are used when developing budgets for sponsored projects. Topics covered will include hidden costs, such as application of Facilities & Administrative (F&A) costs, fringe benefit costs and how to budget for external collaborators. The discussion will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept.  30,...
Jerry Wright
NIU’s Student Support Services is celebrating not only the renewal of its federal funding but the addition of a fifth year. The U.S. Department of Education granted $1.8 million to the program, housed in the Office of the Provost, and extended its financial support because the NIU initiative is among the top 10 percent of...
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