Network Update Archive: July 25, 2014
STEM-CORE Announces Inaugural Affiliate Class
Twenty-one faculty members from eight different TTU colleges and schools were selected to serve as STEM-CORE Affiliates for the upcoming 2014-15 academic year. Visit http://www.stem.ttu.edu/affiliate/ to learn about the program and meet the new affiliates.
STEM-CORE Grant Toolbox Now Online
The Grant Toolbox is now online at http://www.stem.ttu.edu/toolbox/ featuring proposal boilerplates, the grant opportunity digest (recently updated), and links to recommended external resources. Please let us know if you would like to contribute content to the toolbox or recommend an improvement.
TTU/LISD Middle School STEM Challenge Makes Waves
STEM-CORE was excited to partner with Lubbock Independent School District to host the inaugural Challenge which featured seven local middle schools competing to construct and race cardboard boats. Visit http://www.stem.ttu.edu/challenge/ to see photos, videos, and media coverage from the event.
Fall 2014 Scholar Research Forum
Undergraduates interested in presenting at this year's Scholar Research Forum must attend an orientation session on either August 1 or August 29. Visit http://www.ciser.ttu.edu/ for details about the orientations and the Forum.
STEM-CORE Added to APLU STEM Center Index
With the profile submission, STEM-CORE joins the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities initiative - STEM Education Centers: A National Conversation. Visit http://serc.carleton.edu/StemEdCenters/index.html for details regarding the APLU effort and access the Center Profiles Index.
Call for Papers
The editors of the International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (IJSLE) are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for a Special Edition of the Journal entitled University Engineering Programs That Impact Communities: Critical Analyses and Reflections. Manuscript submittal deadline is September 15, 2014. Visit http://library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/ijsle/announcement/view/90 for details.
STEM-CORE Grant Opportunity Digest Updated
Please visit http://www.stem.ttu.edu/toolbox/grants.php for details regarding the following opportunities. * indicates submissions are limited. Visit http://www.depts.ttu.edu/vpr/award-ops/limited-submissions.php for more information.
- 2 Upcoming Opportunities from the National Institutes of Health (NIH):
- Due September 25*: Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program
- Due September 25*: Bridges to the Doctorate Program
- 2 Upcoming Opportunities from the National Science Foundation (NSF):
- Due August 27: Research Experiences for Undergraduates
- Due October 6*: Research Experiences for Teachers in Engineering and Computer Science