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Upcoming Events

  • History and Politics Colloquium

    Tuesday, December 2, 2014

    2:30 PM-3:30 PM

    PSIB Room 103

    • Undergraduate Students
    This talk explores the careers of two scientifically trained professionals who designed, developed, and popularized radical technological solutions to the limits imposed by Earth's finite resources; Gerard O'Neill and Eric Drexler.

    Dr. Patrick McCray explores the ways in which O'Neill and Drexler's "visioneering" influenced diverse audiences as well as the dangers-oversimplification, misuse, and misunderstanding - that challenged their attempts to design the technological future.
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  • Green Infrastructure, Climate and Cities Seminar - RSVP required

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    4:00 PM-5:30 PM

    Hill Conference Room LeBow Engineering Building, Room 240 31st and Market Streets

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni

     

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  • Two-Day Grant Workshop

    Monday and Tuesday, December 15 & 16, 2014

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    To register for a workshop, please complete the registration form. All applications should include a short letter of nomination from each prospective attendee’s respective Department Head, Director or Dean upon submission. Space is limited so please register early. Registration will close on November 28. You can register here: http://drexel.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_aX0nw7KOuCcMIvj

    • Faculty
    • Staff

    The Office of Research will be sponsoring a two-day Grant Writing Workshop taught by the Grant Training Center. These workshops will be held on December 15 and 16 and are open to all Drexel University faculty and professional staff (including post-docs). These workshops are being made available to those who are in the process of submitting grants to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and/or the National Science Foundation (NSF) or who are planning submissions to these agencies. Given the limited seating available, graduate students are currently not eligible for this workshop.

    Working both nationally and internationally, the Grant Training Center has helped institutions of higher education, K-12 schools, non-profit organizations, service professionals, foundations, government agencies, educators, researchers, and professionals from various agencies to succeed amid the complexities and rapid change of the grant writing world. They pride themselves on their tradition of integrity, expertise, and creative approach to grant development.

    After attending, participants will be able to:

    • Find the appropriate program and grant mechanism for your idea

    • Identify and avoid common pitfalls of a grant

    • Develop an irresistible idea for your grant application

    • Address the pieces of the request for proposal

    • Maximize your application for competitiveness

    • Package the proposal in the requested format

    • Understand the new scoring system and the review process

    • Learn what actually happens in the study section

    • Search for the appropriate study sections for submissions
    There are two workshops, each one-day long. Individuals can register for one or both workshops. The dates are as follows:

    • Monday, December 15: National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Writing Workshop

    • Tuesday, December 16: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant Writing Workshop
    Each workshop will be held in PISB 104 and will run from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A continental breakfast will be provided to all attendees. Registration is open to all Drexel University faculty and professional staff (including post-docs).

    To register for a workshop, please complete the registration form. All applications should include a short letter of nomination from each prospective attendee’s respective Department Head, Director or Dean upon submission. Space is limited so please register early. Registration will close on November 28.

    If you have any questions, please contact Kairi Williams (kdw38@drexel.edu) or Katie Parker (kcp36@drexel.edu) for more information.

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  • EduMemes Concepts and Contest

    Thursday, January 15, 2015

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    You can pre-submit and submit your EduMeme at this link: http://www.drexel.edu/provost/edumemes/

    • Current Students
    Purpose and Vision
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  • Open Forums for Assistant Professors

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM

    Speitel Conference Room

    • Faculty
    During the open forum we will have the opportunity to network, discuss research collaborations, and hear your ideas for the future.
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  • Open Forums for Associate Professors

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM

    Speitel Conference Room

    • Faculty
    All Associate Professors of the College of Engineering are invited to attend two open forums on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 and Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the Speitel Conference Room. Light continental breakfast will be provided.
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