Thursday, February 25, 2010
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
The Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) is sponsoring a three-day workshop that will bring together teams of three to five faculty members and administrators engaged in enhancing undergraduate research opportunities at their home institutions, focusing on undergraduate research as faculty development, student-based inquiry and institutional support structure. The three days will consist of plenary lectures presented by facilitators associated with CUR interspersed with individual team meetings with CUR mentors. Faculty and administrators from disciplines throughout the social sciences and humanities will spend the weekend discussing models of undergraduate research, mentorship and collaboration; what "research" and "mentorship" mean in different disciplines in the social sciences and humanities; assessing the value of undergraduate research; and means of augmenting funding for undergraduate research internally and externally.
and complete the on-line application. Questions may be addressed to the CUR National Office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-783-4810). Enrollment is limited.
The workshop runs from March 26 - 28, 2010 and is hosted at Mesa Community College in Mesa, AZ. Application deadline is March 1, 2010.
Friday, February 19, 2010
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Initiated by the Norwegian government, the International Ibsen Scholarships will be awarded for a third time in 2010. The scholarships are designed to encourage critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen. Scholarship funds are available to individuals, organizations, or institutions within the artistic and cultural communities around the world.
Date due: April 15, 2010
For more information, click here.