Apr 28, 2013

 

Research and Creative Activity

FY2014 PROPOSAL INITIATIVE FUND
Proposals for grants from the Proposal Initiative Fund (PIF) are due by noon on May 8, 2013. The purpose of the PIF is to support projects with potential to lead to significant external funding. Eligible projects include -- but are not limited to -- research, creative activity, service, curriculum development, and outreach. All university personnel are welcome to apply for PIF grants. For complete program guidelines and application instructions, click here.

BOB CHESNUT, Director, Research and Sponsored Programs
Posted: Oct 08, 2012


VASKAR NEPAL WINS OSBORNE AWARD
The Department of Biological Sciences and faculty mentor Robert Colombo congratulate Vaskar Nepal K.C., a graduate student, on winning this year's Lewis L. Osborne Student Paper Award at the annual meeting of the Illinois American Fisheries Society. The competition was strong this year, which makes us especially proud of his accomplishment. Congratulations on a job well done!

MARSCHELLE Y. McCOY, Biological Sciences
Posted: Apr 02, 2013


RESEARCH AND SPONSORED PROGRAM'S NEWS
The latest issue of the Research and Sponsored Programs News is now available online here. This issue includes information on the President’s Fund for Research and Creative Activity (formerly known as the President’s Research Fund), the FY2014 Proposal Initiative Fund Competition, the FY2014 Council on Faculty Research Competition, the 2013 Summer Research/Creative Activity Award Recipients, and a list of grants proposals submitted and funded November 2012 through February 2013.

ROBERT CHESNUT, Director/Research and Sponsored Programs
Posted: Apr 02, 2013


FY2014 PRESIDENT'S FUND FOR RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY
The Office of the President and Research and Sponsored Programs would like to congratulate the faculty members who have received FY2014 President’s Fund for Research and Creative Activity awards. Faculty members receiving these awards are Christopher Hanlon, English; Ryan Hendrickson, political science; Mary Konkle, chemistry (joint proposal); and Michael Menze, biological sciences (joint proposal).

ROBERT CHESNUT, Director/Research and Sponsored Programs
Posted: Apr 08, 2013


2013 RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the Council on Faculty Research would like to congratulate the faculty members who have received a 2013 Summer Research and Creative Activity Award. The council received 51 grant proposals. The College of Arts and Humanities submitted 19 proposals, and eight were funded; the College of Business and Applied Sciences submitted seven proposals; the College of Education and Professional Studies submitted four proposals; and the College of Sciences submitted 21 proposals, with 12 being funded.

Faculty members receiving awards are: Dagni Bredesen, English; Gary Canivez, psychology; Janice Coons, biological sciences; Tim Engles, English; Angela Glaros, sociology/anthropology; Christopher Hanlon, English; Ryan Hendrickson, political science; Chris Laingen, geology/geography; Daiva Markelis, English; Michael Menze, biological sciences; Britto Nathan, biological sciences; Henry Owen, biological sciences; James Riley, geology/geography; Jemmie Robertson, music; Radu Semeniuc, chemistry; Mary Caroline Simpson, art; Paul Switzer, biological sciences; Kraig Wheeler, chemistry; Christopher Wixson, English; and David Wolski and Jean Wolski, theatre arts (joint proposal).

ROBERT CHESNUT, Director/Research and Sponsored Programs
Posted: Apr 08, 2013


BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AWARDED AT ISAS
The Department of Biological Sciences was well represented at the 105th annual meeting of the Illinois State Academy of Science, held at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Ill., April 5 and 6. Approximately 20 individuals (of approximately 280 total) from the department were in attendance.

Congratulations to the following students and their mentors who received awards at this state conference: best undergraduate poster presentation (botany), Jen O'Brien, from the lab of Janice Coons; best undergraduate oral presentation (botany) to Sarah Schlund, from the labs of Barbara Carlsward and Andrew Methven; and best grad oral presentation (cell developmental biology) to Eric Hendricks, from the lab of Michael Menze.

MARSCHELLE Y. McCOY, Biological Sciences
Posted: Apr 08, 2013


LENA F. ELMUTI AWARDED THE EIU ANNUITANTS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Lena Elmuti was chosen from many EIU student nominees to receive the EIU Annuitants Association Scholarship during the association's 42nd annual luncheon. Those in attendance included Lena’s parents, Ninda and Dean Elmuti; her grandmother Fatima Sehweil; EIU President Bill Perry and his wife, Linda; Vice President Bob Martin and his wife, Donna; Sen. Dale Righter; and Rep. Brad Halbrook. Lena is a premed and chemistry major, an Honors College student and recipient of several other scholarships.

ALAN BAHARLOU, EIU Annuitants Association Newsletter Editor
Posted: Apr 16, 2013


CONGRATULATIONS TO FACULTY SELECTED FOR WAKONSE CONFERENCE
Faculty Development congratulates the following faculty members who have been selected to attend the Wakonse Conference on College Teaching from May 23-28 at Camp Miniwanca in Shelby, Mich.: Nanci Newstrom (School of Business), Stefan Eckert (music), Rachel Heicher (English) and Betty Smith (geology/geography).

WANDA KAY ROBINSON, Faculty Development
Posted: Apr 23, 2013


BRADLEY P. TOLPPANEN
Bradley P. Tolppanen, professor of library services, published an article titled “The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Schooner St. Roch and Superintendent Henry A. Larsen: A Select Bibliography, with Annotations” in BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly (Spring 2013).




BRYAN MURLEY
Bryan Murley, assistant professor, journalism, has been elected vice president of College Media Association Inc., a national association representing college media advisers. He will begin his two-year term in November after the National College Media Convention in New Orleans, La.




 


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