Following a nationwide search, WMU has named Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy the new vice president for research. Kinzy, currently vice president for research at Rutgers, will take the reins of WMU's research enterprise, effective Jan. 8
Drs. Andrea Beach and Charles Henderson launch an effort that positions WMU at the central hub of a network of national educators working to build systemic change that will boost undergraduate academic achievement.
The Final Rule for 45 CFR 46, the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects a.k.a. the "Common Rule" by the Department of Health and Human Services, was published on Jan. 18, 2017. The majority of changes will go into effect July 19, 2018.
The application deadline for 2018-19 Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award cycle is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19. Dr. Steve Bertman, chair of the screening committee, will hold office hours to answer questions from potential applicants from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 9 and 10 in 264W Walwood. Direct questions to Kay Mortellaro at (269) 387-8204.
Undergraduate students have until Wednesday, Jan. 31, to apply for WMU's Undergraduate Research Excellence Award program, which gives students an opportunity to conduct hands-on research and interact with faculty mentors outside the classroom.
Those chosen will receive $500 to carry out a research project mentored by an externally funded faculty member. Contact your department to find out which faculty are externally funded.
Dr. Charles R. Henderson, director of WMU's Mallinson Institute for Science Education, has received a National Science Foundation grant of $622,992 in support of his project, which evaluates instructional strategies.
The research workshop schedule for the 2017-18 academic year has been finalized.
Undergraduates Discover Discovery research workshop
For undergraduate WMU students, "Summer Experience: Applying to NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates and Other Summer Programs Outside of WMU," Bernhard Center Brown and Gold Room, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Free.