Thursday, July 30, 2009
NSF's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) has been posted on Computer Sciences, Natural Sciences & Mathematics and Social Sciences blogs. The competition is open to undergraduate research in multiple disciplines.
Monday, July 27, 2009
The French American Cultural Exchange (FACE) has funded WOU's French film festival. The film festival has been integral in developing a vibrant film culture on campus. It has helped to link faculty and students around an international experience. Congratulations to Dr. Shaun Huston (Geography) for the successful grant award!
WOU Public Safety Office, the Teaching Research Institute and the Western Community Policing Institute were recently awarded an Emergency Management in Higher Education award for Projecrt WOLVES: Western Oregon Leaders Value Everyone's Safety. The project is a collaborative effort between campus and community entities to revise and implement an emergency management plan that addresses the university’s unique vulnerabilities and hazards in order to ensure a fully integrated, campus-based all-hazards emergency management plan for institutions of higher education.
Friday, July 17, 2009
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
The following is from Education Week. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education approved by voice vote a spending plan with $446 million for the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF), which seeks to help reward effective teachers and principals. Other funding includes:
- $256 million for charter schools;
- $50 million for a new high school dropout prevention program;
- $10 million for a new Promise Neighborhoods program;
- more than $400 milllion for "new approaches to improving reading instruction in our schools."
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) and the National Center for Education Research (NCER) within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) will host a series of webinars related to research funding opportunities in July, August, and September. Ten types of webinars are planned. Participants will need a computer, Internet browser, and telephone.
To register, click here.
Monday, July 13, 2009
Monday, July 6, 2009
Stay up-t0-date with grant announcements by subscribing to your division's grant opportunities blog. Notice that each WOU division has a link under the Funding Opportunities Links located on the left side of the page. Once on the appropriate page, just type your email into the "Subscribe via email" box. You will only receive email alerts when a new funding opportunity is posted to that page.