Engaging-U: February 25, 2009
CURA DIRECTOR OPEN FORUMS
Finalists for the position have been announced and they will participate in an open forum.
Monday, March 9:
Dr. Edward Goetz
Professor, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
Wednesday, March 11:
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
Thursday, March 12:
Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health
All candidate public presentation forums are scheduled for 1:00- 2:00 p.m. in Room 180 Humphrey Institute, 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Each session includes a 30-minute presentation, followed by a Q&A session.
2009 Outstanding Community Service Awards
Nomination Deadline: March 23, 2009
The Office for Public Engagement is please to announce the 2009 call for nominations for the Outstanding Community Service Awards. For nomination materials and a list of previous awardees, please visit http://www.engagement.umn.edu/awards/index.html
2009 Planning Grants in Health Disparities Research Program
Letter of Intent Deadline: March 17, 2009
These grants are designed to encourage community-initiated research and foster sustainable and long-term collaborative research between community-based organizations and academic researchers on projects focused on eliminating health disparities. This request for proposals (RFP) is directed to community organizations in the state of Minnesota. For the official RFP, please visit http://www.healthdisparities.umn.edu/img/assets/24233/HD_RFP_2009.pdf
Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences
(http://www.lifesci.consortium.umn.edu) is pleased to announce 2 funding
opportunities for faculty and graduate and professional students. This
funding initiative aims to encourage work on the broad societal implications
of problems in health, environment, or the life sciences.
The Requests for Proposals (RFPs) may be found at
An Autism Spectrum Disorders Workshop for Parents
March 26, 2009, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Wilder Complex, 3345 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis
The workshop will feature four mini-sessions and a resource fair. The mini-sessions are (1) What's This? Autism Spectrum 101, (2) What's Next? Accessing Services, (3) What Works? Interventions: Research to Practice, (4) What's Ahead? Transitioning/Sharing our Stories.
The workshop is FREE but pre-registration is requested. Call 612-625-7849 or 612-626-9227.
April 6, 2009, 9 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Continuing Education and Conference Center, Saint Paul Campus, Minneapolis
MinneWebCon is a full-day, three-track, continuing education conference for web professionals. The conference delivers a practical blend of technical and creative information from industry practitioners and educators directly to University of Minnesota staff, students, and web professionals from ad and design agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations, and other higher education institutions. For more information and registration details, please visit http://www.minnewebcon.umn.edu/about.php