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DED Workshop Announcement
By Admin (on 3/21/2011 @ 15:14:36, in Workshops, read 1652 times)

The University of New Orleans, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is hosting a workshop on U.S. Department of Education funding opportunities and proposal submission process (agenda attached).  The speaker is Dr. Marjorie Piechowski who is the Director of Research Support at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, College of Engineering and Applied Science.  She has a long career of grant writing and speaking engagements; she is also very knowledgeable of the Department of Education structure and funding process. The afternoon section on application procedures, review process, negotiation and award process will be applicable to a wide range of funding opportunities such as National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health, in addition to U.S. Department of Education. Attached is a short biography of Dr. Piechowski.

The Department of Education funds TRIO, education/teaching related programs, and a variety of other disciplines.  Examples of potential funding includes fellowships and graduate assistantships, disability training, and overseas programs.  This workshop will provide attendees with information on new funding opportunities.

The workshop is being held on April 14th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 236 of the Lindy Boggs Center in the UNO Research and Technology Park.  Attached is a map and directions.  A box lunch will be provided.  Workshop sign-in will begin at 8:30 a.m.

We are requesting that all interested individuals register for the event by completing the information on the following link: http://w2.uno.edu/orsp/WorkshopDOED.aspx.  All interested individuals must register by April 1st.  Registration is necessary to ensure the room size is the adequate, the correct quantity of handouts is available, and the appropriate number of box lunches is ordered.  We appreciate timely registration.

This workshop is open to all interested faculty and staff.  There is no fee to attend.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact Carol Mitton at 504-280-5546 or cmitton@uno.edu.

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