The Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies requests proposals for the 2019 Strategic Partnership Grants (SPG) program. This competitive grants program, funded by the Michigan State Foundation, provides seed funding for major projects in key areas of research, scholarship and creative activities.
Michigan State University recognizes the value of supporting and nurturing faculty engaging...Continue reading "2019 Strategic Partnership Grants (SPG) program"...
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Listen to raw audio of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer naming Garlin Gilchrist II her lieutenant governor running mate in Lansing. Also, listen to short reporter scrums with both Whitmer and Gilchrist.
In addition, the MIRS team analyzes the Whitmer pick and the Republican gubernatorial nominee Bill Schuette's selection of Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his LG running mate in this podcast.
Listen to the August 20, 2018 podcast.
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Unique Scholarships for College Students: Unusual Scholarships & Awards You Didn’t Know Existed
Ken Winter: A Detroit Gem Gets New Polish for the Entire State’s Benefit
Tom Watkins: US and China Partner to Create World Class Education
Republican gubernatorial nominee Bill Schuette chooses Kent. Co. Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his Lieutenant Governor running mate, and Democratic nominee Gretchen Whitmer prepares to make her choice for Lt. Guv known shortly. Will these two picks make any difference in the Nov. 6 election?
Interview with the surprise upset winner of the Aug. 7 primary in the 5th state Senate district, Betty Jean Alexander, and her campaign adviser, former state Rep. LaMar Lemmons (D-Detroit).
Click here to listen! Sponsored by Deadline Detroit.
Summer is coming to a close, which means the Labor Day Holiday is coming as well. Before we get into holiday mode, though, these 5 federal grants are due September 1st through 5th, so get your applications in soon. Areas include criminal justice, occupational safety, journalism, defense, and animal care research.
Evidence Based Decision Making in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems: Implementation Strategy for Sustainability and Scaling Up
Agency: Department of Justice (DOJ), National Institute of Corrections
Close Date: September 1, 2018... Continue reading "#FundingFriday ; 5 Grant Applications Due in September (August 17, 2018)"...
Opportunities Throughout the U.S.
Communities Committed to Health Recognized
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Culture of Health Prize
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize honors outstanding communities throughout the United States that have come together around a commitment to health, opportunity, and equity through collaboration and inclusion, especially with historically marginalized populations and those facing the greatest barriers to good health. Up to ten winning communities will each receive a $25,000 cash...
Research Development and Grant Writing News, Volume 8, Issue 12, August 15, 2018, is now available for the MSU community to review.
Table of Contents
Topics of Interest URLs
Mapping Proposals to Agricultural Research Priorities
Funding for Advanced Building Technologies Research: NSF and DOE
Federal 2020 Budget Priorities for R&D
Topics in Brief
ARPA-E’s Grid Optimization Competition
Basic Grant Writing Training Presentation (Reprinted from July 2016)
Research Grant Writing Web Resources
Educational Grant Writing Web Resources
Agency Research News
Agency Reports, Workshops... Continue reading "Research Development and Grantwriting News, August 15, 2018"...
The state plans to close Ojibway Correctional Facility in Gogebic County this December, the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) announced today.
The budget signed into law for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 called for a mid-year prison closure to be determined by the DOC, as prison population numbers continue to decline across the state.
Ojibway has the ability to house 1,162 secure Level I prisoners. The facility has 203 employees, and the DOC said it will work to absorb as much staff as possible -- there's currently 700 corrections officer vacancies across the system, according...Continue reading "State Will Close Ojibway Prison In Gogebic County In December"...