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ARISE e-newsletter

ARISE e-newsletter

Hello everyone and Happy New Year! We sent out an e-newsletter this week that features a roundup of activities and events for the ARISE team. ARISE is a major investment in Kansas by the U.S. National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive...

Looking Back on a Memorable Year

Looking Back on a Memorable Year

To all investigators, students, staff, advisors, administrators, educators, and friends of Kansas NSF EPSCoR — thank you! We appreciate you and the role you play in helping us promote scientific research and education across the state. You made this year memorable in...

Kansas Cohort Attends 27th NSF EPSCoR National Conference

Kansas Cohort Attends 27th NSF EPSCoR National Conference

Five of the eight Kansas attendees at the 27th NSF EPSCoR National Conference, including Doug Byers (left), Coleen Pugh, Claudia Bode, Cynthia Walker, and Belinda Sturm.Kansas was well-represented at the 27th NSF EPSCoR National Conference last week in Portland,...

Institute for Native American students wins Award of Excellence

Institute for Native American students wins Award of Excellence

This fall the Haskell Environmental Research Studies (HERS) summer institute program was recognized with an Award of Excellence in the talent category by the University Economic Development Association (UEDA).  Jay T. Johnson, professor and associate chair of...

Funding Opportunities Webinar

Funding Opportunities Webinar

Monday | November 21, 2022 10AM – 11AM Register for zoom link Come learn about two exciting funding opportunities focused on resiliency and smart infrastructure. Kansas NSF EPSCoR Director Belinda Sturm will discuss how to submit a proposal for the First Awards and...

Funding opportunity for early-career faculty

Funding opportunity for early-career faculty

Kansas NSF EPSCoR is currently seeking proposals from early career, tenure-track faculty for First Awards. These seed grants are designed to spur research in resiliency and smart infrastructure. Experts in the field will review the submissions and offer feedback to...

Saturday Academy teams up with EPSCoR to engage KCK youth

Saturday Academy teams up with EPSCoR to engage KCK youth

Saturday Academy, a K-12 youth program at Kansas City Kansas Community College, kicked off its 22nd year of programing on Oct 29 with funding support from the ARISE program, a major Kansas NSF EPSCoR initiative. More than 200+ Kansas City, Kansas, students are...

Teresa MacDonald recognized as unsung hero

Teresa MacDonald recognized as unsung hero

Long-time leader of Kansas NSF EPSCoR outreach Teresa MacDonald is this month’s unsung hero at the University of Kansas Office of Research. As the associate director of informal science education at the KU Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum, Dr....

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