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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is moving its Data Center IT servers to the Foundation’s new headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, from June 30 at 8:00 PM EDT through July 4 at 6:00 PM EDT, to prepare for NSF staff relocation in August 2017. Due to the move of NSF's Data Center, NSF website, FastLane, and Research.gov will be unavailable from Friday, June 30 at 8:00 PM EDT until Tuesday, July 4 at 6:00 PM EDT. During this outage period, there will be no access to these websites, proposals cannot be submitted in FastLane, and project reports and cash requests cannot be submitted in Research.gov. However, previously saved information and uploaded documents in FastLane and Research.gov, including in-process proposals and reports, will be accessible after the Data Center move. For additional information about NSF’s relocation, please see https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/issuances/in139.jsp.
National Science Foundation (NSF) is calling for submission of conference proposals to inform the design of NSF's new Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) program, to be established in fiscal year 2018. Proposed conferences are expected to result in the identification of the most critical challenges and opportunities regarding undergraduate STEM education at two-year and four-year Hispanic-Serving institutions of higher education, and potential actionable solutions that fall within NSF's mission, policies, and practices.
The Committee for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) is hosting the first LCA Undergraduate Research Showcase on Thursday May 11, 11-4 PM, with a reception from 4-6PM at the Seven Hills Conference Center. Please join us to celebrate student projects from across the College, including posters, performances, and presentations. Winners in each category will be announced at the reception, after which light refreshments will be served.
For more information please contact URSCA committee members.
Gitanjali Shahani, Chair, email@example.com
Laura Lisy-Wagner, firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Scott, email@example.com
Joshua Singer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Justin Tiwald, email@example.com
Laura Wayth, firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Science Foundation has released the 2017 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Solicitation (NSF 17-541), along with a report cited in the Solicitation and related to Track 4 (Research), Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy (National Academy Press). Proposals are due on August 29, and $58 million is available.
The Chancellor’s Office is also hosting a webinar on May 1 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. to provide assistance to campuses. Proposals must be submitted by a team of education and STEM faculty members, and The Chancellor’s Office encourages campus teams to participate in the webinar.
Please save the date and share this information to colleagues in education and STEM disciplines in order that they may participate.
If you are interested to participate in the Chancellor’s Office's webinar, please contact Jessica Mankus (email@example.com).
SF State faculty are invited to the SFSU Summer Writing Program 2017. The purpose of this program is to develop and support motivation systems to help faculty be more productive writers over the summer. The writing program is appropriate for any type of project: grants, journal manuscripts, book proposals, book chapters, or entire books. The entire writing group will meet for one whole day in June (lunch provided), and form into small groups for check-ins at least weekly throughout the summer. Contact Dr. Mickey Eliason for more information.
Schedule: June 5th - August 18th
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