Entries by patcasey

30 Helpful Tips for Preparing a Visit with a Funding Agency

The questions below might be helpful to prepare for a visit with a funding agency as you pursue external funding. We hope you will have a successful visit!  Which Request for Proposals (RFP) is in focus? Do you have a previously denied proposal that you will be revising for the current RFP? What funding have […]

Save the Date: The 2020 Provost’s Annual Faculty Gathering

Please save the date Friday, January 10, 2020 from 8:30 am – 6:00 pm EST for the 2020 Provost’s Annual Faculty Gathering: Building Trust in Research (formerly known as the Provost’s Symposium) at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and the UF Cultural Plaza. This event is free for UF faculty, academic […]

HERS Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration

The UF Provost’s Office is now accepting nominations for the 2020 HERS Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration. This is a great opportunity to advance the women leaders in your college or unit. Please submit a letter of nomination and candidate’s CV (4 page maximum highlighting academic leadership) to Rosie Connolly, rconnolly@aa.ufl.edu by […]

Fall 2019 NSF IUSE Program Proposal Preparation Webinar Series: Registration Is Open

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Undergraduate Education in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will offer the second 90-minute webinar about preparing proposals for the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) program. The webinar on November 13, 2019 from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm will specifically focus on the […]

Fall 2019 NSF Grants Conference Webcast: Registration Is Open

The plenary sessions of the upcoming National Science Foundation (NSF) Fall 2019 Grants Conference in Boston, MA on November 18 – 19, 2019 will be webcast live to the research community. View the plenary sessions to gain key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding, proposal […]

International Education Week 2019: “Go Greater, Go Global!”

The University of Florida is pleased to once again participate in the celebration of International Education Week (IEW) November 18 – 22, 2019 under the theme “Go Greater, Go Global!” The College of Education will host several events: International Scholarship Roundtable, November 18, 1-225 Norman, 2:30 pm–4:30 pm International Movie Matinee, November 19, 1-225 Norman, […]

Apply Now for the Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders and Scholars

The UF Center for Public Interest Communications in the College of Journalism and Communications and UF Training & Organizational Development are pleased to offer the Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders and Scholars designed for faculty, researchers, administrators, and staff ready to take their communication skills to the next level. This program will meet monthly […]

Awarded Projects for October 2019

Congratulations to Alice Kaye Emery for her award from the Florida Department of Education; Nicholas Gage, Ashley MacSuga-Gage, and Joni Splett for their award from the U.S. Department of Education/OSEP; Kristy Boyer and Maya Israel for their award from the National Science Foundation; Herman Knopf and Elizabeth Shenkman for their subcontract award DHHS Flow Through […]

Submitted Projects for October 2019

Best wishes to Maureen Conroy for her subcontract proposal NIH Flow Through from Virginia Commonwealth University; Carrie Geiger for her proposal to Major League Baseball; Lynda Hayes for her subcontract proposal Florida Department of Education Flow-Through from the University of South Florida; Walter Leite for his proposal to the National Science Foundation; Ashley MacSuga-Gage for […]

UF Libraries Offer Help to Avoid Predatory Journals

The number of predatory journals is on the rise, and UF Libraries staff are offering assistance to faculty and students on how to avoid predatory journals.  Subject liaisons and the Academic Research Consulting & Services (ARCS) ​program provide one-on-one guidance, workshops, and classroom instruction to help identify high-quality, peer-reviewed journals, including a large number of quality open access […]

Senate Committee on Appropriations Releases FY2020 Appropriations Bill

The Senate Committee on Appropriations has released its FY2020 recommendation for the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations bill. Department of Health and Human Services The bill provides $93.4 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Health and Human Services. Some highlights include the following: National Institutes of Health […]

Enhancing Teaching Engagement with Technology

The UF Center for Instructional Technology and Training (CITT) is offering its Teaching with Technology certificate of completion program. This fully online, asynchronous, facilitated series is comprised of two workshops that explore opportunities to increase student engagement and improve instructor presence through a technology-enhanced learning environment. This program begins October 28. Workshop #1: Technology to […]

Awarded Projects for September 2019

Congratulations to Elizabeth “Buffy” Bondy for her award from the Alachua County School Board; Christy Gabbard for her award from the Florida Department of Education; Justin Ortagus for his Joyce Foundation Flow Through award from the University of Florida Foundation; Philip Poekert for his award from Valley of the Sun United Way; Patricia Snyder for […]

Submitted Projects for September 2019

Best wishes to Sharon Chuyew Yee, Lynda Hayes, Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko, and Rose Pringle for their proposal to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; Chris Curran for his subcontract proposal NSF Flow Through from the University of Maryland Baltimore County; Chris Curran for his proposal to the American Educational Research Association; Nicholas Gage and Ashley MacSuga-Gage for […]

OER Annual Report of Accomplishments for Fiscal Year 2018

The Office of Educational Research (OER) completed its annual report outlining data on externally funded projects and grant activities in the College of Education (COE). Faculty productivity and efforts toward securing external funding remain high and have surpassed fiscal year (FY) 2017 in (a) dollar amount of currently funded projects, (b) dollar amount of research […]