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Applied Statistics and R Users Groups Talk

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 23 April 2014 3:00 PM
The Applied Statistics and R Users Group (ASR) announces an upcoming presentation: Bayesian variable selection in R. Learn more.

NIH Meet the Experts in Peer Review Webinar

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 6:00 PM
We've been invited by the NIH to participate in a webinar on the peer review process. This webinar will take place on Friday, May 2nd from 3-5 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Viewing Room on the first floor of Bracken Library.

The NIH will be streaming a live, two hour seminar with the following presentations:

The Review of Your NIH Grant Application Begins Here
Dr. Richard Nakamura, Director, NIH Center for Scientific Review

What You Need to Know about Application Receipt and Referral

Dr. Cathie Cooper, Director, CSR Division or Receipt and Referral

How Your Application Is Reviewed
Dr. Lisa Steele, Scientific Review Officer, CSR

Jumpstart Your Career with CSR’s Early Career Reviewer Program
Dr. Monica Basco, Coordinator, Early Career Reviewer Program

Participants can email questions for the speakers to during the presentations. As many questions as possible will be answered during the last 30 minutes of the webinar.

To RSVP for this webinar please follow this link:
Learn more.

BSU Women's Club Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Contributed by: Deborah Lyon
Published: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 9:00 AM
Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students Learn more.

The Indiana Academy - 2014 Summer Adventure Camps!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:30 PM
Registration has opened for the 2014 Summer Adventure Camps through the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities! Learn more.

Spring Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 7:30 AM
Online course evaluations for the spring semester are now available. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to provide feedback on your classes before the evaluations close at 3 am. Saturday, May 3. Learn more.

Summit: Improving Access to Health Care

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:30 AM

The Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center (NEI-AHEC) invites you:

“Improving Access to Care” Summit

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

8:00AM – 4:30PM at IUPUI in Indianapolis

$35 including lunch – scholarships available for Ball State faculty and students; contact Cathy Whaley for scholarship details.

Register online (registration page may take a few minutes to load)

The summit is sponsored in part by the Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center (NEI-AHEC), housed in Building Better Communities at Ball State.

Learn more.

Registration Open for Saturday Adventure Programs!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Tuesday, 04 February 2014 4:30 PM
With program options for students in 1st through 8th grades in a variety of content areas, be sure to visit our website to enroll in fun, educational, and hands on learning opportunities! Programs include Energy Explorers: Beyond the breeze, Architect in Training, The Art of Arguing, and many more! Learn more.

Grant Opportunity from the Indiana Arts Commission

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Monday, 21 October 2013 5:30 PM
Applications for FY2015 Individual Artist Program grants are now open. As this is an odd-numbered fiscal year, they will be accepting applications in the Crafts, Design, Media Arts, Photography, and Visual Arts disciplines. Visit the "For Applicants" section of the Indiana Arts Commission website for more info.

The application deadline for this program is February 7, 2014.
Learn more.

Publications and Intellectual Properties Deadlines Announced

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Monday, 30 September 2013 4:00 PM
Ball State University’s Publications and Intellectual Properties Committee (PIPC) is a Standing Committee of the University Senate. PIPC receives requests for support for faculty-authored publications and makes funding recommendations to the Provost. Manuscripts must be completed for consideration.

Deadlines for the 2013-2014 Academic Year:

Monday, November 18, 2013
Monday, March 17, 2014

Consultation with the Committee Chair, Dr. Laura Clarke, is highly advised prior to application submission.

Please see program guidelines and application form.
Learn more.

The Jefferson Science Fellowship Information and Deadline

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Friday, 20 September 2013 7:00 PM
The Jefferson Science Fellowship is open to tenured, or similarly ranked, faculty from U.S. institutions of higher learning who are U.S. citizens. The application period opens each fall and closes in mid-January. Selected Jefferson Science Fellows spend one year on assignment at the U.S. Department of State or USAID as science advisors on foreign policy issues. Assignments are tailored to the needs of the hosting office, while taking into account the Fellows’ interests and areas of expertise. As part of their assignments, Jefferson Fellows also have the opportunity to travel to U.S. embassies and missions overseas. At the conclusion of the fellowship year, and upon return to their home institution, Fellows continue to serve as a resource to the State Department and USAID for an additional five years.

For the 2014 program year, it is expected that the U.S. Department of State and USAID will host up to 15 Jefferson Science Fellows; the fellowship begins in mid-August. Visit the How to Apply page to view eligibility criteria, terms of the fellowship and instructions for applying.

The 2014 program year schedule is as follows:

January 13, 2014: Application deadline
February/March 2014: Interviews of finalists and selection of awardees
July 14–18, 2014: JSF Placement week in Washington, D.C.
August 11, 2014: JSF Fellows report to the Office of the Science and Technology Adviser

Learn more.