Monthly Archives: June 2012

Explore and Research Shared Community Health Services

Explore and Research Shared Community Health Services! Center for Sharing Public Health Services: Shared Services Learning Community POSTED: 6/11/2012 FUNDING SOURCE: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ELIGIBILITY: Health Departments, County Health Officials, and Other Stakeholders $ AVAILABLE: N.A. GRANTS AVAILABLE: 18 … Continue reading

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Help Students Prepare for College Through Math and Science Instruction

Help Students Prepare for College Through Math and Science Instruction! Upward Bound Math and Science Program POSTED: 6/20/2012 FUNDING SOURCE: Dept. of Education ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofits, public agencies, LEAs, and IHEs $ AVAILABLE: $38,237,093 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 148 MAX GRANT SIZE: $355,000/yr. … Continue reading

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Explaining Results of Science Experiments Proves Challenging for Students

When testing fourth-, eighth- and twelfth-grade students on their ability to conduct science experiments and thoughtfully explain the results, investigators made three key discoveries that policymakers say may be troubling for future workforce needs. The National Center for Education Statistics … Continue reading

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Recovery Act Helped Maintain U.S. R&D Spending During Economic Crisis

Recovery Act Helped Maintain U.S. R&D Spending During Economic Crisis American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding allowed the U.S. federal government to maintain steady funding of research and development (R&D) during the economic crisis. Now that the vast majority … Continue reading

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41 State Bioscience Organizations Announce Coalition to Coordinate Life Science Programs

During the 2012 BIO International Convention, 41 state bioscience organizations announced the formation of the Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI), a coordinated national effort to deliver industry-led life science education, workforce development and entrepreneurship programs. CSBI’s first task is … Continue reading

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Deadline for Award Applications Less Than a Month Away!

More than just a run-of-the-mill competition, the Excellence in TBED awards program offers policymakers and practitioners examples of effective and innovative approaches to tech-based economic development that are transferable and meaningful in everyday practice. Through the program, SSTI showcases on … Continue reading

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Diversify the STEM Workforce Through IHE Academic Support

Diversify the STEM Workfroce Through IHE Academic Support! Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation POSTED: 6/1/2012 FUNDING SOURCE: NSF ELIGIBILITY: IHEs $ AVAILABLE: $20,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 100 MAX GRANT SIZE: N.A. DEADLINE: 8/28/2012 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2012/nsf12564/nsf12564.htm DESCRIPTION: Grants to diversify … Continue reading

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