Entries by patcasey

UF IT Upgrades Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning

On May 6, UF IT upgraded the Lynda.com service to Linkedin Learning. The enhanced online learning platform will remain free to all students, faculty, and staff with valid GatorLink credentials. Your account settings and course history have been migrated, along with any training bookmarks, exercise files, and certificates you have downloaded. All current UF-Lynda.com users […]

Submitted Projects for April 2019

Best wishes to Christy Gabbard for her proposal to the Florida Department of Education; Maya Israel for her proposal to the National Science Foundation; Herman Knopf for his subcontract proposal Administration for Children and Families Flow Through from the University of Alabama; Kathrin Maki for her subcontract proposal Society for the Study of School Psychology […]


Research Spotlight: Hannah Bayne

Q & A with Hannah Bayne, Assistant Professor in the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education What basic questions does your research seek to answer? My research is concerned with the overarching question of human connection and understanding. How can we connect with one another in a way that generates genuine relationship, […]

President Submits FY 2020 Budget Request to Congress

On March 11, President Trump submitted his Fiscal Year 2020 budget request to Congress. For the U.S. Department of Education (U.S. ED), the FY 2020 Budget Request includes $64.0 billion in new discretionary budget authority, a 10% decrease from the FY 2019 appropriation. The FY 2020 budget request includes $13.5 billion for Special Education programs and […]

Proposed Priorities for IES and Request for Comment

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Director Mark Schneider proposes priorities to guide IES research and provides a 60-day period for the public to comment. When he submits the priorities to the National Board for Education Sciences for approval, all comments received will be provided as well. Once approved, the board will transmit the priorities to the […]

NCES Announces the 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is accepting proposals for the STATS-DC Data Conference, July 24–26, 2019 in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is “Providing Evidence to Drive Education.” The conference is free and open to the public. The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, April 19, 2019. To submit a concurrent session […]

UF IRB Training Has Been Shortened

In the effort to streamline and target training for UF\Shands\VA researchers\research staff, effective March 21, 2019, the only IRB required training will be IRB Training (IRB803), which will be valid for three years. This training combines the content of CITI/NIH, HIPAA for Research, and IRB Local training. Every three years going forward, you will only […]

Let UFIT Enable Your Funding Proposal

UFIT can help make your proposal more competitive. Some of the ways UFIT facilitates proposal preparation are as follows: Providing the cost of the computing services or hardware acquisition needed for the proposal’s budget form Preparing a research computing commitment letter, if required by the funding agency (UFIT staff are happy to write a letter […]

UFIT Upgrades Storage System for UF Research

UFIT recently took delivery of a new storage system to replace the aging system currently in use. The new Qumulo storage system offers several options for researchers not in the current storage service, including the ability to easily scale-out the system if more space is needed for their files.

Awarded Projects for March 2019

Congratulations to Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko, Kara Dawson, Amber Benedict, and Swarup Bhunia for their award from the National Science Foundation; and Lynda Hayes for her award from the Florida Department of Education. For more details, see the Awarded Projects table.

Submitted Projects for March 2019

Best wishes to Elizabeth Bondy for her proposals to the Alachua County School Board; Lynda Hayes for her proposal to the Florida Department of Education; Maya Israel for her subcontract proposal U.S. Department of Education Flow Through from the Technical Education Research Center; Justin Ortagus for his proposal to the Laura and John Arnold Foundation; […]