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VOLUME 40, NUMBER 39: June 27, 2003
Law library has reopened
Doctoral examinations set for three candidates
University Letter lists summer schedule
All invited to run/walk for peace
Buzz on Biz Academy open to middle school students
Irish Army band will present free concert
Academic catalog available at registrar's office
Friday, July 4 is holiday
Chester Fritz Library, Information Technology Systems and Services, and Memorial Union list Independence Day holiday hours
Order textbooks soon
Majkrzak accepts position with Alumni Association
Medical students present awards
Recipes sought for Staff Senate cookbook
Men sought to assist with self defense instruction
Donated leave sought for Becky Mann
Children needed as research participants
Call UND Police to reclaim bicycles
U2 workshops listed for July 15-31

Remembering Roger Bloomquist
Remembering Howard Herbeck

Research, grant opportunities listed


Law library has reopened

The Thordmodsgard Law Library has reopened with limited access to the collection. The top three floors of the library are accessible and include the KF American law collection, as well as federal and state statutes and reporters.

The basement, where the renovation is continuing, will be accessible at a later date (target is mid-July). Parts of the collection that are not currently available include A-KE and G-Z (in the Library of Congress classification collection), the law review collection, the North Dakota Supreme Court brief collection, and government documents.

Interim library hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed July 4, Saturdays and Sundays. Please see our web site for the latest renovation news at http//www.law.und.nodak.edu/library/update.html.
If you have questions, please call Rhonda Schwartz at 777-3354.

– Jane Oakland, Circulation Manager, Thormodsgard Law Library.


Doctoral examinations set for three candidates

The final examination for Stacy K. Duffield, a candidate for the Ph.D. with a major in higher education/secondary education, is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, in the conference room of the Education Building. The dissertation title is “The Perceptions of Interns in a Professional Development School Program.” Shelby Barrentine (teaching and learning) is the committee chair.

The final examination for Michael J. Simmers, a candidate for the Ph.D. with a major in teaching and learning: research methodologies, is set for 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, in Room 305, Education Building. The dissertation title is “An Investigation Into Aversions Toward Mathematics Affecting Entry Level Mathematics Students Seeking Non-Math, Non-Science Degrees.” John D. Williams (educational foundations and research) is the committee chair.

The final examination for Richard J. Brown, a candidate for the Ph.D. with a major in teaching and learning, is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, in Room 208, Education Building. The dissertation title is “Development of an Instrument for the Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness Among Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Faculty.” Myrna Olson (teaching and learning) is the committee chair.

Members of the graduate faculty are invited to attend.

– Joseph Benoit, Dean, Graduate School.


University Letter lists summer schedule

University Letter will be published every other week during the summer. Publication dates are: June 27, July 11 and 25, Aug. 8, 22, and 29. The deadline for article submission remains at 1 p.m. the Tuesday before you wish the article published.

If you will be away for the summer and wish to suspend your paper or electronic subscription until fall, please contact me.

– Jan Orvik, Editor, University Letter, 777-3621, jan_orvik@mail.und.nodak.edu.


All invited to run/walk for peace

The Community Violence Intervention Center will hold a run/walk for peace Saturday, July 26, at the Bronson Property. A 10K run, 5K run, 5K walk, and 1K kiddie fun run will raise funds for the Light of Hope Shelter. This event is open to everyone, so please join us for this fun-filled day of friendly competition to help raise money for individuals whose lives have been affected by domestic violence and sexual abuse.

For more information on registration or volunteering, please contact Heather at 746-0405 or heatherbcvic@yahoo.com.

– Janet Sundquist, Campus Coordinator, Community Violence Intervention Center.


Buzz on Biz Academy open to middle school students

The College of Business and Public Administration will offer its fourth annual Buzz on Biz Youth Entrepreneurship Academy July 28-Aug. 1. This five-day camp offers a hands-on approach to educating students entering grades 6-8. Throughout the one-week day camp, participants will discover what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and learn how to organize, manage and fund a business. Students will also have the opportunity to create and market their own unique inventions. Features of this year’s camp include the recycling of CDs and discovering ways young entrepreneurs can put their innovative and creative ideas to work for their business ventures.
Times are Monday - Wednesday, 8 a.m. to noon; Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and Friday, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Parents are invited to attend the graduation ceremony and reception on Friday from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Tuition cost is $45, which includes the Buzz on Biz Guide, snacks, Buzz on Biz T-shirt, and the graduation reception for campers and parents. The actual camp tuition is $70. All registrants have received a $25 scholarship to cover a portion of the camp tuition fee.

For additional information please contact Karen at 777-2663 or buzz to our web site at http://business.und.edu/biz.

Register early – space is limited. Sponsors include: College of Business and Public Administration, Myra Foundation, and Ecolab, Inc.

– Karen Cote, College of Business and Public Administration.


Irish Army band will present free concert

The Empire Arts Center and the North Dakota Army National Guard will present a concert by the North Irish Territorial Army Band at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 29, Empire Arts Center.

The North Irish Territorial Army Band is a volunteer musical group based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is made up of 44 members who dedicate one to two days per week for rehearsals. They serve as the official band for many regiments of the Irish Army.

The band plays a wide variety of music ranging from big band music to military marches, and bagpipers and dancers will perform. They begin a two-week tour of North Dakota with this performance in Grand Forks.

Everyone is invited to attend this free concert. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for the show. The Empire has seating for just over 400 people, so come early to get a good seat. Enjoy this unique opportunity for entertainment at the perfect price.

For more information on the Empire Arts Center or this concert contact Mark Landa at 746-5500.

– Jan Orvik, Editor, for Mark Landa, Empire Arts Center.


Academic catalog available at registrar’s office

The 2003-2005 academic catalogs are available in the Office of the Registrar, 201 Twamley Hall, for pick-up by academic departments. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Misty at 777-2694.

– Registrar’s Office.


Friday, July 4, is holiday

In accordance with State Board of Higher Education directives, Friday, July 4, will be observed as Independence Day by faculty and staff members of the University. Only those employees designated by their department heads will be required to work on this holiday.

– John Ettling, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and Diane Nelson, Director, Personnel Services.


Independence Day holiday hours listed

Chester Fritz Library:
Hours of operation for the Independence Day weekend are: Friday, July 4, closed; Saturday, July 5, closed; Sunday, July 6, 5 to 9 p.m. – Karen Cloud, Chester Fritz Library.

Information Technology Systems and Services:
ITSS will close for the July 4 holiday at 1 a.m. Friday, July 4, and will reopen at 5 a.m. Saturday, July 5. – Marv Hanson, Associate Director, ITSS.

Memorial Union:
All Memorial Union offices will be closed Friday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Operating hours for Thursday, July 3, are: Lifetime Sports Center, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Info/Service Center, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Copy Stop/Sign & Design, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; U-Turn C-Store, closed; Subway and TCBY/Juice Works, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Little Caesars, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; administrative office, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Craft Center, closed; Dining Center (office), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Student Academic Services, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Barber Shop, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Credit Union, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Traffic Division, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Passport I.D.s, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; University Learning Center, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; computer labs, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; building hours, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Summer hours resume Monday, July 7.

– Marsha Nelson, Facilities Coordinator, Memorial Union.


Order textbooks soon

Textbook requests were due to the UND Bookstore in March, but orders can still be faxed, phoned, or e-mailed to the textbook buyers. Ordering books early assures that students have the correct book, and enough books, in time for the first day of classes. As more time passes this becomes a greater challenge for the bookstore. If you have not done so already, please submit your textbook orders as soon as possible to allow bookstore staff ample time to place the order, receive the shipment, and process the inventory. Thank you for your help.

– Kelly Duray, UND Barnes & Noble Bookstore.


Majkrzak accepts position with Alumni Association

Stacey (Bakke) Majkrzak has accepted the position of public information coordinator and assistant editor of the Alumni Review at the Alumni Association and Foundation. Previously she was director of communications for the Catholic Diocese of Fargo.

A native of Hillsboro, Majkrzak graduated from NDSU in May 1999 where she earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications. As a student, Majkrzak gained professional experience while interning for Rep. Earl Pomeroy, Fargo; Sen. Kent Conrad, Washington, D.C.; KDSU Radio, Fargo; and KVLY Television, Fargo.

She is a member of North Dakota Professional Communicators, the National Federation of Press Women and is involved, with her husband Brent, as a Big Brother/Big Sister couple through the Village Family Service Center, Fargo.

– UND Alumni Association and Foundation.


Medical students present awards

Second-year medical students presented the Golden Apple Award for outstanding teaching to Thomas Hill, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, Grand Forks. He was recognized for superior effort in his role as a facilitator in the patient-centered learning curriculum and delivering lectures on viral gastroenteritis, viral hepatitis, viral STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), and congenital and neonatal viral infections.

First-year medical students selected Bryon Grove, assistant professor of anatomy and cell biology, Grand Forks, to receive the Golden Apple Award. He was recognized for outstanding facilitation in the patient-centered learning curriculum and teaching about salivary glands, the liver, kidney, gall bladder and male reproductive system.

Janelle Studney, education program coordinator, Grand Forks, received the Portrait Award, given in recognition of outstanding support provided to the students during their first two years of medical education. She assists in the Introduction to Patient Care (IPC) curriculum. As part of the recognition, her portrait will be hung in the medical school.

– School of Medicine and Health Sciences.


Recipes sought for Staff Senate cookbook

The Staff Senate fundraising scholarship subcommittee is preparing another cookbook featuring recipes from UND staff and faculty. Proceeds from our cookbook sales will be used to fund scholarships and future projects.

Please be a part of creating the next Staff Senate cookbook by submitting your favorite recipes online at the Staff Senate web site (www.und.edu/org/undss) under cookbook information. You can print a hard copy of the form and send it to Beth Kasprick, Box 9040, or electronically to beth.kasprick@mail.und.nodak.edu. Complete instructions can be found on the web site.

Along with your recipe(s), include your full name, department, and number of years at UND. Deadline for submitting recipes is Tuesday, July 15. This will allow the cookbooks to be ready in November, just in time for the holiday season.

Thank you for your assistance.

– Beth Kasprick for the Staff Senate Fundraising/Scholarship Subcommittee.


Men sought to assist with self defense instruction

The women’s center is seeking up to five men to assist with the IMPACT self defense program at UND and within the regional community. IMPACT is a nationally acclaimed self-defense program taught by female-male teams. The male instructors support the general instruction and technique drill groups and serve as simulated assailants. The UND Women’s Center is the first group in the U.S. to offer this extremely effective program for college credit and has taught more than 500 college, high school and community women in the last three years. Men who apply need not have any prior self defense experience.

The qualities desired are:
• a reasonable level of physical fitness
• a desire to help women of all ages deal with issues of violence.

All applicants are required to complete the following prior to teaching:
• entry interview and information session
• witness a ‘basics course’ being taught (TBD, July)
• complete the instructor training program (TBD, August)

Each man who goes through the instructor training program will be provided with a $2,000 state-of-the-art protective suit. For more information please contact the Women’s Center at 777-4300 (Patty or Kay) or 772-5797 (ask for Tom, evenings only).

– Women’s Center.


Donated leave sought for Becky Mann

The Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is seeking donated leave for Becky Mann, finance manager. If you wish to donate any leave, please send the donation form to Gary Ebel, Odegard School, Box 9007. Donation leave forms can be obtained from the following payroll web address: http://www.und.edu/dept/payroll/webforms/donatedleave.pdf, or by calling 777-4004 or 777-2913. Thank you.

– Gary Ebel, Odegard School.


Children needed as research participants

Tom Petros (psychology) is seeking to recruit children between 7 and 12 years of age to participate in a study of the effect of time of day on tests of planning, problem solving, and sustained attention. The study takes 60-90 minutes to complete. The testing will occur from 8 to 10 a.m. or 3 to 5 p.m., on weekends or after school, or on school holidays. Your child will be asked to take a short vocabulary test, and be asked to solve problems and participate in a test of sustained attention on a personal computer. You as the parent will be asked to complete several short questionnaires about your child’s typical behavior, eating patterns and sleeping patterns. Your child will be paid $10 for their participation in the study. The scores from your child’s testing will be completely confidential and will not be associated with your child’s name. Children who participate must not be taking any medication, except that for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). If you and your child are interested in scheduling a time to participate or in finding out more about the study, please call me.

– Tom Petros, Professor of Psychology, 777-3260.


Call UND Police to reclaim bicycles

To claim lost or abandoned bicycles, call UND Police at 777-3491 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with a description of the missing bicycle. A form of identification is required.

– Lee Sundby, Central Receiving.


U2 workshops listed for July 15 - 31

Visit our Web site for additional workshops in August.

Please reserve your seat by registering with U2 by phone, 777-2128; fax, 777-2140; e-mail, U2@mail.und.nodak.edu; or online, www.conted.und.edu/U2. When registering, please include workshop title and date, name, position, department, box number, phone number, e-mail address, and how you first learned of the workshop. Thank you for registering in advance; it helps us plan for materials and number of seats.

*NEW* Performance Evaluations and Progressive Discipline: July 15, 1 to 3 p.m., 305 Twamley Hall, limited seating, register early. Supervisors will learn the fundamentals of conducting honest, fair, and consistent evaluations and receive guidelines for using a progressive discipline system. Presenter: Desi Sporbert.

Page Center: July 16, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 361 Upson II Hall. PageCenter allows users to view, save, print, and retrieve electronic mainframe reports with their favorite web browser. Participants MUST have an active RACF (TSO/CICS) user ID and password and PageCenter security access to attend training. Presenter: Rose Keeley.

Office Ergonomics: July 16, 9 to 11 a.m., Room 17, Swanson Hall. Ergonomic principles while working at the computer and other occupational work stations will be reviewed, including components of industrial ergonomics, and information regarding design, ergonomic products, and stretching exercises. Presenter: Claire Moen.
Annual Reporting Update: July 17, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 361 Upson II Hall. This is a workshop to familiarize campus units with the new web application for submitting annual reports online, as well as previewing and printing the web report. If possible, please bring an electronic copy of last year’s annual report with you to the workshop. Presenters: Carol Drechsel and Carmen Williams.

HTML, Creating a Web Page Using HTML: July 22 and 24, 1:30 to 4 p.m. (five hours total), 361 Upson II Hall. Learn how to create a Web page with Hyper-Text Markup Language, graphics, and links. Presenter: Doris Bornhoeft.
Annual Reporting Update: July 23, 2 to 3:30 p.m., 361 Upson II Hall. This is a workshop to familiarize campus units with the new web application for submitting annual reports online, as well as previewing and printing the web report. If possible, please bring an electronic copy of last year’s annual report with you to the workshop. Presenters: Carol Drechsel and Carmen Williams.

Working in Confined Spaces: July 29, 2 to 4 p.m., 235 Rural Technology Center. Confined spaces can be deadly. Reinforce understanding of the risks associated with working in confined spaces such as manholes, trenches, cable vaults and attics. The following topics are included in the workshop: identification of a confined space and its conditions; toxic, flammable, and oxygen-deficient atmospheres; hazards and proper personal protective equipment; and roles and responsibilities. Presenter: Jason Uhlir.

Electricity, What You Don’t Know Might Shock You! July 31, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 235 Rural Technology Center. Many people are injured and even killed by electricity every year. This workshop provides basic information for those “non-electricians” forced to work around electrical equipment. Presenter: Jason Uhlir.

-- Julie Sturges, University within the University.


Remembering Roger Bloomquist

Roger Bloomquist, professor emeritus of business and vocational education, died June 19 in Altru Hospital. He was 72.

Roger Joseph Bloomquist was born May 8, 1931, in Wadena, Minn., to Fredolph “Fritz” and Dorothy (Doty) Bloomquist. He graduated from Sebeka High School in 1949, and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He married Patricia Nubson Aug. 25, 1956, in Greenbush. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Bemidji State College in 1958, a master’s degree from UND in 1961, and a doctorate in education from UND in 1968. He taught at Greenbush, Minn., High School from 1958 until 1962, and at Wisconsin State University, Superior, from 1962 to 1968. He became a member of the UND faculty in 1968, and taught business and vocational education until his retirement in 1995. He chaired his department for four years, co-authored books with Mark Langemo and John Rowe, and wrote a number of published articles.

He enjoyed woodworking, golf, and spending time with his family and at his cabin at Cass Lake.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Brian (Stefanie), Seattle, Kevin, Grand Forks; daughters, Connie (Roger) Weber, Andover, Minn., Cindy Layman, Grand Forks; and a brother, Jack (Vonnie) Bloomquist, Menahga, Minn.; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

In lieu of memorials, donations are preferred to the American Cancer Society.

– Jan Orvik, Editor, with information from the Grand Forks Herald and biographical files.


Remembering Howard Herbeck

Howard Herbeck, retired maintenance worker and carpenter, died June 17 in Grand Forks. He was 81.

Howard Berdean Herbeck was born Oct. 8, 1921, in Buxton to Harry and Gurena (Smette) Herbeck. He grew up and attended school in Buxton. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 until 1945, and was stationed in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. He married Fern Stenberg Sept. 5, 1946, in Glyndon, Minn.

He worked with his father building houses and then farmed in the Buxton area. He joined the University facilities area around 1970, and worked as a carpenter and in charge of residence hall maintenance until his retirement in 1988. He was the first person to receive the Golden Hammer Award from facilities. He enjoyed woodworking and making crafts. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion in Buxton.

He is survived by his wife; son, Dennis (Mary) Herbeck, Grand Forks; sister, Iona (Tilman) Anderson, Hillsboro; two grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and a special sister-in-law, Dodie Werness, Busxon.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Gordon; sisters, Ruth Gustafson, Shirley Pulskamp, and his parents.

– Jan Orvik, with information from the Grand Forks Herald, Facilities, and Payroll.


Research, grant opportunities listed

Following are research and grant opportunities. For additional information, contact the Office of Research and Program Development at 777-4278 or shirley_griffin@mail.und.nodak.edu.

Demonstration Projects of National Significance: Family Support Model Demonstration Projects–Support for projects involving planning and development of family support activities. Deadline: 8/4/03. Contact: Joan Rucker, 202-690-7898; jrucker@acf.hhs.gov; http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2003/03-13871.htm.

Support for chemistry and life sciences research, including: polymer chemistry; surface and interfacial science; theoretical chemistry; molecular dynamics; chronobiology; biomimetics, biomaterials, and biointerfacial sciences; perception and cognition; sensory systems; and biological response profiling and assessment. Deadline: None. Contact: Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 4015 Wilson Boulevard, Room 713, Arlington VA 22203-1954; http://www.afosr.af.mil/docs/BAA2003.doc.

Research Opportunity Grants for Beginning and Senior Investigators provide funding for ideas or problems with immediate human benefit. Areas of interest are preclinical, epidemiology, or clinical cancer research, including cancer control, health policy, health services, and psychosocial and behavioral research. Deadline: None. (Required Letter of Intent). Contact: Extramural Grants Department, 404-329-7558; grants@cancer.org; http://www.cancer.org/downloads/RES/ROG_Policies_January_2003.pdf.

Residential Postdoctoral Fellowships support endeavors related to increasing knowledge of the principles that govern human behavior. Field of interest include, but are not limited to, anthropology, art history, biology, classics, economics, education, geography, history, law, linguistics, literature, mathematical and statistical specialties, medicine, musicology, philosophy, political science, psychiatry, psychology, and sociology. Deadline: None. Contact: Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, 650-321-2052; secretary@casbs.stanford.edu; https://casbs.stanford.edu/about.php?PHPSESSID=dd408ecec069f0cca1ae18424732c6e5.

Perinatal HIV Prevention in the United States: National Organizations Working Toward Elimination--Funding for a cooperative agreement program. Deadline: 8/1/03. Contact: Carlos Smiley, 770-488-2722; anx3@cdc.gov; http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2003/03-15217.htm.

Fulbright research fellowships are available at the locations listed below. Deadline: 8/1/03. Contact: http://www.cies.org or the individual listed with the opportunity.

Cardiff University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship–Areas of interest are: architecture, biosciences, business (including economics), chemistry, city and regional planning, computer sciences, earth sciences, engineering, English, communication and philosophy, European studies (including politics), history and archaeology, journalism, media and cultural studies, law, mathematics, music, optometry and vision sciences, pharmacy, physics and astronomy, psychology, religious and theological studies, social sciences and Welsh. Daria Teutonico, 202-686-6245; dteutonico@cies.iie.org

Eurasia—Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research awards. Cynthia Crow, 202-686-7872; ccrow@cies.iie.org.

Eurasia—Kazakhstan—All Disciplines, Humanities and Social Sciences–Lecturing/research awards. Andrew Riess, 202-686-6247; ariess@cies.iie.org.

Eurasia—Russian Federation--All Disciplines–Lecturing/research awards. See above.

Eurasia—Ukraine—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research and research awards. Muriel Joffe, 202-686-6249; mjoffe@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research awards. Jennifer Skulte-Ouaiss, 202-686-6246; jskulte@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Belgium/Luxembourg—All Disciplines–Research awards. Daria Teutonico, 202-686-6245; dteutonico@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Bulgaria—Pure and Applied Sciences--Lecturing/research awards. Cynthia Crow, 202-686-7872; ccrow@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Croatia—All Disciplines--Research, lecturing or lecturing/research awards. Jennifer Skulte-Ouaiss, 202-686-6246; jskulte@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Croatia—Social Sciences–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Europe—Cyprus—All Disciplines–Lecturing, lecturing/research or research awards. Cynthia Crow, 202-686-7872; ccrow@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Czech Republic—All Disciplines– Lecturing/research awards. Muriel Joffe, 202-686-6249; mjoffe@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Czech Republic—Social Sciences--Lecturing/junior lecturing awards. Grantees may also conduct research in their area of specialization. See above for contact.

Europe—Denmark—American Studies–Lecturing/research awards. Lilee Perera, 202-686-7855; lperera@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Denmark, Norway—All Disciplines–Lecturing, lecturing/research or research awards. See above for contact.

Europe—Estonia, Lithuania—All Disciplines–Lecturing or lecturing/research awards. Jennifer Skulte-Ouaiss, 202-686-6246; jskulte@cies.iie.org.

Europe–Finland, Sweden—All Disciplines--Research/lecturing awards. Lilee Perera, 202-686-7855; lperera@cies.iie.org.

Europe—France—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research or research awards. Andrew Riess, 202-686-6247; ariess@cies.iie.org.

Europe—France—Multidisciplinary Studies, French Studies (Arts and Humanities), Nord Pas De Calais Regional Council Award–Research awards. See above for contact.

Europe—Germany, Spain—All Disciplines--Lecturing/research awards. Richard Pettit, 202-686-6240; rpettit@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Greece—All Disciplines–Lecturing, lecturing/research, or research awards. Cynthia Crow, 202-686-7872; ccrow@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Greece—American and Cultural Studies–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Europe—Hungary—Any Field–Research, lecturing, or lecturing/research awards. Muriel Joffe, 202-686-6249; mjoffe@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Ireland—Any Field--Lecturing, lecturing/research or research awards. Daria Teutonico, 202-686-6245; dteutonico@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Italy—All Disciplines–Research/junior research awards. Richard Pettit, 202-686-6240; rpettit@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Netherlands–Lecturing/research awards. Andrew Riess, 202-686-6247; ariess@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Poland, Slovak Republic—All Disciplines--Lecturing/research awards. Muriel Joffe, 202-686-6249; mjoffe@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Romania—All Disciplines, American Studies–Lecturing/research awards. Cynthia Crow, 202-686-7872; ccrow@cies.iie.org.

Europe—Turkey—All Disciplines–Research award. See above for contact.

Europe—Turkey—M.A. TEFL Director–Lecturing award. Specializations particularly sought are applied linguistics, research methodology and ESL methodology (quantitative and qualitative). See above for contact.

Israel--Ben-Gurion University, Tel Aviv University, University of Haifa–All Disciplines--Support to teach/collaborate in research. Gary L. Garrison, 202-686-4019; ggarrison@cies.iie.org.

Israel—Maryland/Israel Development Center Fellowship–Natural Sciences–Lecturing/research award. See above for contact.

Israel--Technion Fellowship–Support to teach/collaborate in research. Areas of interest are: architecture and town planning; biology; chemistry; engineering (biomedical, chemical, civil, computer science, food and biotechnology, industrial, materials, mechanical); management; mathematics (pure and applied); medicine; physics; science and technology education; space technology; transportation; and water resources. See above for contact.

Middle East and North Africa—Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, West Bank, Yemen—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Middle East and North Africa—Egypt—All Disciplines--Collaborative research/research awards. See above for contact.

Middle East and North Africa—Lebanon—Education–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Middle East/North Africa/South Asia Regional Research Program–Awards for research in any academic or professional field in two or more countries. See above for contact.

Northeast and Southeast Asia–Awards for research in any field of the humanities and social sciences or professional fields such as law, business, or journalism in two or more Northeast or Southeast Asian countries. David B .J. Adams, 202-686-4021; dadams@cies.iie.org

South Asia—Bangladesh, India, Republic of Maldives, Pakistan—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research awards. Gary L. Garrison, 202-686-4019; ggarrison@cies.iie.org.

South Asia—Nepal—All Disciplines–Research award. See above for contact.

South Asia—Nepal—All Disciplines--Tribhuvan University, Multiple Disciplines-Kathmandu University–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

South Asia—Sri Lanka—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Sub-Saharan Africa—Benin—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research awards. Debra Egan, 202-686-6230; degan@cies.iie.org.

Western Hemisphere—Argentina, Chile—Science and Technology–Lecturing/research awards. Carol Robles, 202-686-6238; crobles@cies.iie.org.

Western Hemisphere—Argentina—Social Sciences and Humanities–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Western Hemisphere—Argentina/Uruguay Joint Award in Environmental Sciences--Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Western Hemisphere—Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad/Tobago, Venezuela—All Disciplines–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Western Hemisphere—Jamaica and Trinidad/Tobago Joint Award in Gender Studies–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Western Hemisphere—Mexico—Fulbright Border Program–Border Issues–Lecturing/research awards. See above for contact.

Personnel Security Thesis, Dissertation and Institutional Research Awards Program–Funds for graduate students, scientists, faculty, and consultants. Categories are: special projects, new technology, applied topics, PDD data analyses, and deterrence. Areas of interest are: financial and credit, candidate screening and crime detection procedures, prescreening, background investigation, adjudication, continuing evaluation, employee assistance programs, security awareness, and security education. Deadline: 7/15/03. Contact: Defense Personnel Security Research Center, 831-657-3000; perserec@osd.pentagon.mil; http://www.nbc.gov/persec/pip.doc.

Community Technology Centers Program--Funding to create or expand community technology centers that will provide disadvantaged residents of economically distressed urban & rural communities with access to information technology & related training. Deadline: 7/21/03. Contact: Gisela Harkin, 202-205-4238; commtech.center@ed.gov; http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/fedreg/a030620c.html.


Epidemiologic Research on Health Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Particulate Matter and Other Air Pollutants (NCER)--Support for an observational study of cardiovascular disease associated with long-term exposure to particulate matter and other air pollutants. Deadline: 7/24/03. Contact: Stacey Katz, 202-564-8201; katz.stacey@epa.gov; http://es.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/current/2003_pm_epi.html.

Research Fellowships support research on autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and/or autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD). Deadline: 8/1/03. Contact: Karla Bredehoeft, 816-931-2600; pkdcure@pkdcure.org; http://www.pkdcure.org/profess4.htm.

Support for basic or clinical research on polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and/or autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD). Deadline: 8/1/03. Contact: See above.

Grants in the areas of education, social welfare and reproductive rights. Contact: Leslie Gimbel, 212-895-8050; http://www.gimbelfoundation.org/Proposal%20Requirements%20&%20Procedures.htm. Deadlines: 8/6/03, 1/14/04.

Support for research in any of the natural and social sciences and humanities to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence, aggression, and dominance. Deadline: 8/1/103. Contact: Guggenheim Foundation, 212-644-4907; http://www.hfg.org/html.pages/grants.htm.

The Warren Alpert Foundation Prize is presented to a scientist who has made a significant discovery leading to prevention, cure or treatment of a disease or disorder that afflicts humankind. Deadline: 8/1/03. Contact:
Margaret Dale, 617-432-2496; margaret_dale@hms.harvard.edu; http://www.hms.harvard.edu/fa/AlpertPrize/.

Fellowship Program–Support for doctors (forty and under, especially from developing countries) in the fields of natural science, engineering and medicine to conduct research in Japan. Contact: Matsumae Interaional Foundation (Tokyo, Japan), Telephone03-3214-7611; contact@matsumae-if.org; http://www.mars.dti.ne.jp/~mif/. Deadline: 7/31/03.

Rolex Awards for Enterprise–Funding for individuals of any age, from any country, for new/ongoing work in the areas of science, exploration, the environment, cultural heritage and education. Contact: Secretariat (Geneva, Switzerland), Telephone 41 22 308-2200; http://www.rolexawards.com/how-to-apply/index.jsp. Deadlines: 7/31/03, 9/30/03.

Synthesis of Selected Chemical Carcinogenes, Derivatives of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and Chemopreventive Agents (SOL N02-CB-37025-48)–Support for synthesis, purification, and characterization of
a number of different research compounds of interest to the carcinogenesis research community. Deadline: 7/24/03. Contact: John Manouelian, 301-435-3813; jm486p@nih.gov; http://rcb.cancer.gov/rcb-internet.

Cooperative Agreement for Assessing Folic Acid Knowledge and Behaviors–Funding for assessment of knowledge of the relationship between folic acid consumption and prevention of spina bifida and anencephaly. Deadlines: 7/7/03 (Letter of Intent); 8/4/03 (Application). Contact: Sheryl L. Heard, 770-488-2723; slh3@cdc.gov; http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2003/03-14124.htm.

Reference Materials Grants--Support to create reference works and research tools. Deadline: 7/15/03. Contact: Division of Preservation & Access, 202-606-8570; preservation@neh.gov; http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/referencematerials.html.

Support for Advanced Development of Genomic Technologies. Contact: Jeffery A. Schloss, 301-496-7531; js173g@nih.gov; http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-99-047.html. Deadlines: 7/15/03 (Letter of Intent); 9/21/03 (Application).

Development of Diagnostic Screening Test for Salt Sensitivity (SBIR/

STTR)–Support to develop a screening test for salt sensitivity of blood pressure. Deadlines: 8/1/03, 12/1/03, 4/1/04. Contact: Winnie Barouch, 301-435-0560; BarouchW@nhlbi.nih.gov; http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-03-123.html.

SBIR/STTR Study and Control of Microbial Biofilms–Support for studies on microbial biofilms to diagnose, prevent and treat biofilm-associated infectious diseases. Deadlines: 8/1/03, 12/1/03, 4/1/04. Contact: Joyce A. Reese, 301-594-2088; Joyce.Reese@nih.gov; http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-99-084.html.

Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease Research Opportunities–Support for research on infectious diseases caused by potential bioterrorism agents. Deadlines: 10/1/03, 2/1/04. Contact: Samuel S. Perdue, 301-402-5083; sp189u@nih.gov; http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-03-080.html.

Periodontal Diseases: Microbial and Host Genomics/Proteomics–Support for research in genomic and proteomic techniques to analyze interactions between oral bacteria and host cells associated with periodontal diseases. Deadlines: 7/29/03 (Letter of Intent); 8/26/03 (Application). Contact: Dennis F. Mangan, 301-594-2421; Dennis.Mangan@nih.gov; http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DE-04-001.html.

Small Grant Program–Support for pilot research likely to lead to an Individual Research Project Grant. Areas of interest are: craniofacial anomalies and injuries; infectious diseases and immunity; neoplastic diseases; chronic diseases; biomimetics, bioengineering, and tissue engineering; and clinical, behavioral and health promotion research. Deadline: 8/3/03. Contact: Rochelle K. Small, 301-594-9898; rochelle.small@nih.gov; http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-01-053.html.

Fetal Basis of Adult Disease: Role of the Environment–Support for research on the effect of in utero exposures that cause permanent functional changes that result in increased susceptibility to disease/dysfunction later in life. Deadlines: 7/10/03 (Letter of Intent); 8/12/03 (Application). Contact: Jerry Heindel, 919-541-0781; heindelj@niehs.nih.gov; http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-02-105.html.

Fellowships in Quantitative Biology–Support for individuals with doctoral training in mathematics, physics, engineering, and computer science and biology who are seeking additional training in biological areas congruent to the mission of the NIGMS. Deadlines: 8/5/03, 12/5/03, 4/5/04. Contact: James C. Cassatt, 301-594-0828; cassattj@nigms.nih.gov; http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-98-082.html.

Individual Predoctoral NRSA for M.D./Ph.D. Fellowships support research training in appropriate research areas and fields to meet the U.S.’s mental health, drug abuse and addiction, alcohol abuse and alcoholism and
environmental health sciences research needs and to train clinical investigators who wish to focus their research on patient-oriented studies. Deadlines: 8/5/03, 12/5/03, 4/5/04. Contact: Office of Science Policy & Program Planning, 301-443-4335; http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-99-089.html.

Senior Individual Biomedical Informatics Fellowships support training in informatics research or application of informatics to any area of biomedicine, including, among others, clinical medicine, basic biomedical research, education, or. administration. Eligible applicants are experienced scientists, physicians, and other professionals who wish to make major changes in the direction of their careers or broaden their scientific background. Contact: Carol A. Bean, 301-594-4882; http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-03-109.html. Deadlines: 8/5/03, 12/5/03, 4/5/04.

Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants-Societal Dimensions of Engineering, Science, and Technology–Fund research expenses not normally available through the student’s university. Contact: Rachelle D. Hollander, 703-292-7272; rholland@nsf.gov; http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2001/nsf01152/nsf01152.html. Deadlines: 8/1/03, 2/1/04.

Scholars Awards support projects to examine questions that arise in interactions of engineering, science, technology and society. Deadlines and Contact: See above.

Science of Learning Centers (SLC)–Support for large-scale, long-term Centers that will extend frontiers of knowledge on learning and create the intellectual, organizational, and physical infrastructure needed for long-term advancement of learning research. Deadlines: 8/5/03 (Letter of Intent); 9/17/03 (Full Proposal). Contact: Steven Breckler, 703-292-8725; sbreckle@nsf.gov; http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf03573/nsf03573.htm.

SES/STS Small Grants for Training and Research support research and related activities that contribute to systematic understanding of the character and development of science and technology, including their cultural, intellectual, material, and social dimensions or research on the nature and development of technology and science, differences in the nature of theory and evidence in various fields of science and engineering; and on interactions among science, technology and society. Proposals are welcomed from various disciplinary perspectives, including history of science, history of technology, philosophy of science, and various social sciences, including sociology, anthropology, and political science. Deadline: 8/1/03. Contact: Bruce Seely, 703-292-7283; bseely@nsf.gov; http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2001/nsf01159/nsf01159.html.

Small Grants for Training and Research provide a maximum of $100,000 to one or more senior investigators proposing a sustained course of study, research, or training opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on important issues of societal dimensions of engineering, science and technology. Contact: Rachelle Hollander, 703-

292-7272; rholland@nsf.gov; http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2001/nsf01152/nsf01152.html. Deadlines: 8/1/03, 2/1/04.

Standard Grants support research, infrastructure, or education projects in areas involving the societal dimensions of engineering, science and technology. Deadlines: 8/1/03, 2/1/04. Contact: See above.

Areas of interest are: Arts; Affordable Housing; Children; Disaster Relief; Education; Elderly Groups; Environmental Causes; and Hunger Relief. Deadline: 8/1/03. Contact: Newman’s Own Foundation, 203-222-0136; http://www.newmansown.com/5_good.html.

Hugh Kelly Fellowships allow senior scientists (with at least a Ph.D.) to devote themselves to advanced work in any one of the Science Departments of Rhodes University, South Africa. Contact: John Duncan, Telephone +27 (0)46 6038055/6; research-admin@ru.ac.za; http://www.rhodes.ac.za/research/fellowships/fellowships.html. Deadline: 7/31/04.

Hugh Le May Fellowships support advanced work (postdoctoral) in one of the following subjects at Rhodes University, South Africa: philosophy, classics, ancient, medieval or modern history, classical, biblical, medieval or modern languages, political theory, or law. Deadline: 7/31/03. Contact: See above.

Postdoctoral Fellowships support academic research and scholarly or creative activities within university departments and institutes. Deadline: 7/31/03. Contact: See above.

Cooperative Agreement for National Consumer and Consumer Supporter Self-Help Technical Assistance Centers–Support to assist with improvement of State and local level mental health service systems by providing consumers, as well as supporters, service providers, and the general public, with skills necessary to foster self-help/self-management approaches. Contact: Risa S. Fox, 301-443-3653; rfox@samhsa.gov; http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/14mar20010800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2003/03-14349.htm. Deadline: 8/7/03.

Support for research related to deterrence of the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sports. Areas of interest are development and validation of a method for detection of exogenous erythropoietin (EPO), exogenous growth hormone or its analogs; and improved methods for prolonged detection of synthetic anabolic steroids (e.g., new, longer lived metabolites); improvement and validation of technology (e.g., carbon isotope ration mass spectrometry) for identification of exogenous use of naturally produced steroids such as testosterone, androstenedione, etc.; and ethical considerations in athletic doping control. Deadlines: None (Required Letter of Inquiry; 8/1/03, 11/1/03, 2/1/04, 5/1/04 (Proposal). Contact: United States Anti-Doping Agency, 719-785-2000; research@usantidoping.org; http://www.usantidoping.org/research/index.htm.

Residency Program–Support for creative artists/writers to work without interruption in a supportive environment. Contact: Candace Wait, 518-584-0746; chwait@yaddo.org; http://yaddo.org/yaddo/application.shtml. Deadlines: 8/1/03, 1/15/04.

– William Gosnold, Interim Director, Office of Research and Program Development.


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