Feb 01, 2015


Research and Creative Activity

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Committee is accepting applications from undergraduates and their faculty mentors for research/creative activity grants for Summer 2015. The grants are each in the amount of $3,000 to the student and $500 for the faculty mentor. The student applications and faculty forms are available on the Pine Honors College website. Any EIU undergraduate student enrolled in the current semester with a minimum GPA of 3.0 may apply. The closing date for all applications is noon Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. The recipients of these grants will be notified in March. Please contact the Pine Honors College office at 581-2017 for further information.

RICHARD ENGLAND, Dean, Pine Honors College
Posted: Jan 28, 2015

Axton Betz-Hamilton, assistant professor in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, recently participated in a media interview on identity theft within the family which appeared in TIME Money, The Huffington Post, on Good Morning America and ABC News.

Posted: Jan 20, 2015

In accordance with the 2012-2016 EIU-UPI Unit A agreement, Summer Research and Creative Activity Awards will once again be available this year. The awards are for research and creative activity projects conducted between the end of the spring semester and Aug. 31, 2015, by tenured/tenure track faculty in Bargaining Unit A. Approximately 20 awards of $4,500 each in the form of personal services payments will be granted. Faculty who wish to apply for funding should apply online here or hand-deliver the proposal to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 1102 Blair Hall, no later than noon Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Researchers who have previously received a CFR grant and/or Summer Research and Creative Activity Award should make sure progress/final reports are on file in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. To obtain a copy of the application materials, please visit our website. Applicants should use the most current application forms. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Mattingly at 581-2125 or mamattingly@eiu.edu.

BOB CHESNUT, Director, Research and Sponsored Programs
Posted: Jan 08, 2015

If you are working on an article, a book chapter, a grant report or any other writing project, please join us for Write-on-Site every Wednesday afternoon from 2-4 p.m. in the Office of Faculty Development (1116 Booth Library). Bring your laptop and grab a cup of tea (perhaps a cookie now and then) and set to work in the quiet company of others also engaged in writing projects.

For further information, contact the Faculty Development Office at 581-7051.

WANDA KAY ROBINSON, Faculty Development
Posted: Dec 15, 2014

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