Mesa Refuge Residency

Mesa Refuge Residency       Sponsor:          Mesa Refuge  SYNOPSIS:  The Mesa Refuge is a writers’ retreat located in Point Reyes Station, CA. Its mission is to provide a quiet and inspiring space for people writing about ways to create a more just and sustainable world and has traditionally focused on the environment, economics, and…

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Lockheed Martin Corporation  SYNOPSIS:  Lockheed Martin is committed to a program of philanthropy that supports the Corporations strategic business goals and invests in the quality of life in the communities where our employees work and live. In general, philanthropic contributions to national initiatives and organizations are made from corporate headquarters and contributions to local programs…

Faraday Science Communicator Award

Faraday Science Communicator Award Sponsor:          National Science Teachers Association SYNOPSIS:  The Faraday Science Communicator Award recognizes and rewards an individual or organization that has inspired and elevated the public’s interest in and appreciation of science. Deadline(s):      11/30/2014 Web Site: http://www.nsta.org/about/awards.aspx Program URL: http://www.nsta.org/about/awards.aspx#faraday

Social Science Research Council

Social Science Research Council   SYNOPSIS:   The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new genera tion of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and who are willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network…

Useful Stats: An Analysis of Entrepreneurship Indices

Useful Stats: An Analysis of Entrepreneurship Indices Within the past few months, several indices have been released that attempt to rank states based on their entrepreneurial activity. From the perspective of economic development agencies, these indices are particularly helpful in assessing where each state stands according to the numerous ways to measure entrepreneurship. These indices,…