A "Can't Miss" CUR Dialogues 2010
Held February 25-27, 2010, CUR Dialogues is designed to bring faculty and administrators to Washington,
D.C. to interact with federal agency program officers and other grant funders. Program officers
will talk about various programs that are specifically available to predominantly undergraduate
institutions like ours. The Grants Office will help you to make it to DC by paying for registration and
a travel stipend in the amount of $500 a piece to two faculty members interested in attending.
Workshops and Plenary Sessions will:
tell participants about grant opportunities in research and education, both new and ongoing;
- assist faculty learn how to find new funding opportunities;
- assist faculty develop grant proposal writing skills.
meet in small groups and talk with program officers and grants management officers --
NSF, NIH, NEH, NEA, Dept. of Energy, Dept. of Ed, and more;
- take the opportunity to communicate directly with program officers and grants administrators
concerning grant requirements and funders’ priorities;
- share ideas with colleagues.
In addition, CUR Dialogues provides a setting for funders to learn of the interests, needs, and concerns
of researchers and educators relative to funding opportunities. CUR Dialogues has spawned
many ideas for grant programs, and have helped agencies to refine their program guidelines.
Who should attend: Faculty at all career stages; undergraduate research directors; grants administrators;
Additional Programming: Please see the below optional workshops and events available
throughout the program:
Dialogues participants will have on opportunity to participate in selected sessions of the American
Association of State Colleges and Universities Grants Resource Center (GRC) conference at no extra
charge. The GRC sessions are concurrent with the CUR sessions.
On Friday, February 26, CUR and GRC are co-hosting a reception to provide an opportunity to talk in
small groups or individually with national education policy makers and agency heads to discuss research
priorities, innovation, discovery, and high quality undergraduate research. Additional Registration
Cost of $20.
Saturday, February 27 1:30-5:30pm:
Ethical and Responsible Research Practices – What Are They and Why They Are They Important
This interactive workshop will explore responsible practices in scientific, qualitative, and humanistic
research. Additional Registration Cost of $50.
Saturday, February 27, 2010 1:30 PM through Sunday, February 28, 9:00 AM – noon.
Proposal Writing: Beyond the Basics
Workshop 1: Research Grants in the Sciences
Workshop 2: Project and Curricular Proposals in Social Sciences and Humanities
Additional Registration Cost of $100.
For more information: Please visit:
CUR Dialogues 2010 |
Community Action Grants
| Literary Studies |
Course, Curriculum & Lab
| Steven H. Sandell Grant |
BIE Program |
| American Honda Foundation |
Short Term Travel Grants
| Access to Artistic Excellence |
The Macy Foundation
| Humanities Start-up Grants |
America's Historic Places |
History and Culture |
Library Resident Fellowships |
Native American Research |
Creative Writing |
Crime and Justice Data |
W.E. Upjohn Institute |
Tinker Foundation |
ACLS Grant |
East European Studies |
Scientific Research Society