UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic/feeds/massmail.rss Campus announcements en-us Fri, 17 May 2013 18:52:23 -0500 60 UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/favicon.png http://www.uic.edu/uic Campus announcements PROVOST AND STUDENT TRUSTEE BUDGET TOWN HALL UIC Students!<br /><br />You are welcomed to join the Provost and I at the Budget Town Hall today! The town hall will take place in the Latino Cultural Center from 3:00-4:45pm (with the first 30 minutes as a general town hall with the Student Trustee). Hope to see you there!<br /><br />Danielle<br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:51:16 -0500 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:51:16 -0500 UIC Asian American Community Spring Forum Please come and participate in the UIC Asian American Community Spring Forum.<br /><br />This Spring's forum, CCSAA welcomes special guest speaker TYRONE A. FORMAN, Vice Provost of Diversity and Senior Advisor to the Chancellor!<br /><br />Come for Q&A with Tyrone Forman and for updates on important issues that affect the UIC's Asian American faculty, staff and students<br /><br />When: 3:30- 5:00 pm, Wednesday, April 16, 2014<br />Where: SSB, Room C (1200 W. Harrison Street)<br /> <br />This event is open to all UIC students, faculty and staff<br /><br />Refreshments will be provided.<br /><br />If you have a disability and need accommodations for this event, please contact Lyndsey Vu, uvu1@uic.edu or 714-553-1536.<br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:25:11 -0500 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:25:11 -0500 FREE Facial Cosmetic Surgery Consultation Facial Aesthetic Surgery<br />Changing Faces, Changing Lives<br />University of Illinois - Chicago<br />801 S. Paulina St - Room 110<br />Phone: 312.413.4290 Email:Facialsurgery@uic.edu<br /><br />T. Williams Evans, D.D.S., M.D., F.A.C.S. is a Facial Aesthetic Surgeon with over 40 years of experience. Dr. Evans has joined the UIC Faculty in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and he limits his clinical practice to Facial Plastic Surgery.<br /><br />Dr. Evans is an Internationally-recognized expert in the diagnosis and management of Facial Aesthetic Surgery and is available now <br />at UIC for a free consultation with you. <br /><br />Discounted fees are available for members of the University of Illinois-Chicago.<br /><br />Terri Williamson<br /><br />Dr. Evans performed an endoscopic brow lift, an extended multiplanar multivector facelift, a cervicoplasty (necklift), a graft to forehead groove, upper eyelid surgery, and a face and neck CO2 laser skin resurfacing.<br /><br />Discounted surgical fees for UIC faculty, students, staff, and their immediate families (see below)<br /><br />Call today to schedule a complimentary facial aesthetic consultation - 312.413.4290 or email facialsurgery@uic.edu<br /><br />For a complete price list of Dr. Evan's fees, see below. The first fee listed is Dr. Evan's usual and customary fee and the second is the discounted fee for UIC faculty, students, staff, and their families.<br /><br /> <br /> <br />Facial Aesthetic Surgery Usual Fees Discounted fees<br /> <br />Examination & Consultation (1 .5 -2 150-200 0 <br /> <br />Augmentation Genioplasty (Chin augmentation) (1 hr.) 3000-3500 2400-3000 <br /> <br />Augmentation Malarplasties (Cheek augmentation) (2 hrs.) 4000-4500 3200-4000 <br /> <br />Primary Open Structure Rhinoplasty (Nose) (3.5 hrs.) 5500-8500 4400-7500 <br /> <br />Secondary Open Structure Rhinoplasty (Nose) (4.5 hrs.) 6500-9500 5200-8000 <br /> <br />Bilateral Otoplasties (Ears) (3 hrs.) 4500-6000 3600-5000 <br /> <br />Transcutaneous Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasties (Upper Eyelids) (2 hrs.) 3000-3500 2400-3000 <br /> <br />Transcutaneous Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasties (Lower Eyelids (2.5 hrs.) 4000-4500 3200-4000 <br /> <br />Transconjunctival Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasties (Lower Eyelids) (2 hrs.) 3000-3500 2400-3000 <br /> <br />Transcanthal Lateral Canthopexies (Lower Eyelids) (3 hrs.) 4000-5000 3200-4000 <br /> <br />Cervicoplasty w/ Liposuction & Platysmaplasty (Neck) (2 hrs.) (w/ facelift) 3500-4500 2800-3500 <br /> <br />Isolated Cervicoplasty (Neck) (2 hrs.) 3500-4500 2800-3500 <br /> <br />Isolated Cervicoplasty with Post Auricular (Neck) (5 hours) 5000-5500 4000-4500 <br /> <br />Endoscopic Browlift (Eyebrows-Forehead) (2.5 hrs.) 5000-6000 4000-4800 <br /> <br />Endoscopic Midfacelift (2.5 hrs.) 4000-5000 3200-4000 <br /> <br />Endoscopic Browlift and Midfacelift (4 hrs.) 8000-8500 6400-7500 <br /> <br />*Primary Extended Multiplanar Multivector Facelift (Face) (5 hrs) 11500-14500 9200-12200 <br /> <br />*Secondary Extended Multiplanar Multivector Facelift (Face) (6 hrs.) 12500-15500 10000-13000 <br /> <br />Alloderm Augmentation Cheiloplasties (Lips) (2 hrs) 3500-4500 2800-3500 <br /> <br />Full Face Laser Skin Resurfacing (Skin) (2.5 hrs.) 4500-5000 3600-4000 <br /> <br />Full Face & Neck Laser Skin Resurfacing (Skin) (3 hrs.) 5500-6000 4400-5500 <br /> <br />Glycolic Acid Superficial Skin Peel (Skin) 100 75 <br /> <br />* does not include separate Browlift or Cervicoplasty if required <br />hrs. = general anesthesia time (surgery time usually 0.5-1 hour less) <br />Fees do not include separate charge for general anesthesia fee 1/1/2012<br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:22:48 -0500 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:22:48 -0500 PROVOST AND STUDENT TRUSTEE BUDGET TOWN HALL UIC Students!<br /><br />You are welcomed to join the Provost and I at the Budget Town Hall today! The town hall will take place in the Latino Cultural Center from 3:00-4:45pm (with the first 30 minutes as a general town hall with the Student Trustee). Hope to see you there!<br /><br />Danielle<br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:23:48 -0500 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:23:48 -0500 Be a part of something great! Join UIC's most supportive community and create something beautiful. YOU are invited to sign up for the UIC Choirs today and join your voice to a talented, welcoming body of students from a wide variety of majors and cultures.<br /><br />MUS 153: UIC Choirs, Michael Anderson (mja@uic.edu)<br />MUS 154: Chamber Choir, Andrew Lewis (adlewis@uic.edu)<br />MUS 155: Women's Choral Ensemble, Andrew Lewis (adlewis@uic.edu)<br /><br />Register now for the classes listed above then visit theatreandmusic.uic.edu/ensemble-auditions for information on how to sign up for your singing placement appointment. Choir membership is open to all UIC students with prior singing experience. <br /><br />Not sure if choir is for you? Marketing major and choir member Sarah shares her top surprising benefits of singing in a choir on the School of Theatre & Music blog - learn about what singing can do for your health and more HERE.<br /><br />We look forward to making music with you next semester!<br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:19:46 -0500 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:19:46 -0500 Register now to make MUSIC at UIC! Dear UIC Students,<br /><br />Regardless of your intended major, schedule, or ability level, there is a music ensemble for you here at UIC. <br /><br />We are pleased to announce our Fall 2014 UIC Ensembles and their directors<br /><br />MUS 151: UIC Wind Ensemble & UIC University Band, Jose Riojas (jriojas@uic.edu)/ Nicholas Carlson (carlsonn@uic.edu) <br />MUS 153: UIC Choirs, Michael Anderson (mja@uic.edu)<br />MUS 154: Chamber Choir, Andrew Lewis (adlewis@uic.edu)<br />MUS 155: Women's Choral Ensemble, Andrew Lewis (adlewis@uic.edu)<br />MUS 157: UIC String Orchestra, Daniel Black (danblack@uic.edu)<br />MUS 159: UIC Jazz Ensemble/Jazz Guitar Ensemble, Andrew Baker (andybakr@uic.edu)/ Frank Portolese (portol@uic.edu)<br /><br />Register now for the classes listed above then visit theatreandmusic.uic.edu/ensemble-auditions for more information on placement auditions. Auditions for the UIC Ensembles are open to all UIC students with any prior musical experience. Auditions for ensembles will be held the first week of classes in the semester, August 25–29, in the ETMSW building, 1040 W. Harrison St.<br /><br />We invite you to contact any of the directors for availability, scheduling an audition, or any general questions you may have. We look forward to having you make music here at UIC!<br /><br />Just a music lover? Follow us on facebook to make sure you don't miss the chance to hear your favorite ensemble in action: www.facebook.com/UICTheatreandMusic<br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:18:38 -0500 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:18:38 -0500 Doggypalooza Today 4.16.14 Tired from all the schoolwork shenanigans? Need to get away from everything? Come chill with the dogs! SAB brings to you Doggypalooza! Come relax and be at ease with SAB as we bring in some of the most fantastic dogs for your pleasure. At Doggypalooza, you can pet a pup, build your own stuffed dog, and much more. This event is for our “home dogs” around campus.<br /><br />Join us on April 16, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the MAC Gym at the Student Recreational Facility. We promise you will leave rejuvenated and excited to #FinishStrongUIC. <br /><br />Visit us on:<br />Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uicsab<br />Twitter and Instagram: @UIC_SAB #UICSAB<br /><br />Students attending this event may document their activities as part of The UIC Experience Program. For more information, visit http://www.uicexperience.uic.edu.<br /><br />The Student Activities Board is sponsored by Campus Programs, a division of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Engaging students for success, from orientation through graduation<br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:16:45 -0500 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:16:45 -0500 UIC Asian American Community Spring Forum Please come and participate in the UIC Asian American Community Spring Forum.<br /><br />This Spring's forum, CCSAA welcomes special guest speaker TYRONE A. FORMAN, Vice Provost of Diversity and Senior Advisor to the Chancellor!<br /><br />Come for Q&A with Tyrone Forman and for updates on important issues that affect the UIC's Asian American faculty, staff and students<br /><br /><br />When: 3:30- 5:00 pm, Wednesday, April 16, 2014<br />Where: SSB, Room C (1200 W. Harrison Street)<br /> <br />This event is open to all UIC students, faculty and staff<br />Refreshments will be provided.<br /> If you have a disability and need accommodations for this event, please contact Lyndsey Vu, uvu1@uice.du or 714-553-1536.<br /><br />-- <br />Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Asian Americans<br />ccsaa@uic.edu<br />http://ccsaa.uic.edu<br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:08:56 -0500 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:08:56 -0500 USG looking for student videographer for project The UIC Undergraduate Student Government is looking for an undergraduate student videographer for a special project. The videographer must be available immediately and will work on the project until mid/late May. Please see below for a description:<br /><br />Description:<br />• USG is looking for an undergraduate student who can provide professional video filming and editing skills.<br />• The qualified individual must have an HD camera and audio equipment access<br />• The videographer will help film and edit two promotional videos for USG (1-1:30 min & 3-3:30min)<br />• The videographer will meet with USG to gather necessary information, ideas, materials, and to discuss needs, wants, etc. <br />• The videographer is expected to work in the USG office, which is located on the 3rd floor of Student Center East <br />• The promotional video will be presented on USG’s webpage and social media, as well as other campus media <br />• Must be available immediately and until project completion in mid-late May.<br /><br />Qualifications:<br />• Candidates must be a registered undergraduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago.<br />• All majors are welcome to apply<br /><br />Benefit:<br />• Upon completed duties, the student will receive a monetary award. <br /><br />Applying:<br />• Please send a cover letter and two examples of your video work to usgcrc@gmail.com. <br />• The deadline for submissions is April 23, 2014. It is highly encouraged to apply early.<br />• Qualified candidates will be scheduled for an in-person interview. <br />• All candidates will be notified of their status once a decision is made. <br />• Any questions can also be directed to usgcrc@gmail.com.<br /><br />Thank you,<br /><br />UIC USG<br />www.uic-usg.org; usguic@gmail.com; Facebook.com/UICUSG; Twitter @UICUSG<br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:34:31 -0500 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:34:31 -0500 Thinking about LASIK? Schedule a COMPLIMENTARY evaluation today! Stop thinking about LASIK and schedule a Complimentary Evaluation today.<br /><br />The UIC Department of Ophthalmology is offering a Complimentary LASIK 3-hour evaluation to all UIC faculty, employees and students on Wednesdays and Thursdays now through May 30 at the UIC Millennium Park Eye Center, located at 30 North Michigan Avenue www.millenniumparkeyecenter.com.<br /><br />LASIK, LASEK and Epi-LASIK are among the most commonly used procedures for the correction of myopia, astigmatism, hyperopia and presbyopia. <br /><br />Schedule your LASIK evaluation now to determine if you are a candidate for one of the refractive (LASIK) procedures. To schedule this evaluation, please call 312-996-2020 or email eyexam@uic.edu<br /><br />**Extended Hours Available on Thursdays for Evaluations**<br /><br />UIC Employee Financing Option:<br />* 12-Month Financing Option for UIC employees<br />* 0% Interest Rate<br /><br />**UIC Flex-Spending <br />If you would like to use your flexible spending account for a Lasik Procedure, please contact your benefits office with any questions.<br /><br />Some things to keep in mind when scheduling the evaluation:<br /><br />1. If you wear soft contact lenses, you must be without your lenses 1 week prior to your appointment date. If you wear hard contact lenses, you must not wear your lenses 3 weeks prior to your appointment date. <br /><br />2. The doctors will use two different dilating drops during the exam to dilate your eyes to the maximum degree. Although we provide shaded inserts for your glasses, you may find your own sunglasses much more comfortable to use after you examination. <br /><br />3. While the most convenient parking is located in the Grant Park Garage on Michigan Ave., the Millennium Park Eye Center ONLY validates for the Imperial Park Garage at 60 East Randolph Street. Parking validation for 4 hours is $16 at the Imperial Park Garage. <br /><br />4. You will most likely be able to drive yourself home after having your eyes dilated; however, some people find it more comfortable to have a friend or family member drive them. <br /><br />5. Please remember that this LASIK evaluation requires some wait time between testing and for dilating drops to take effect. The doctors and staff will be happy to assist with any questions during these wait times. <br /><br />6. Please mention this email when you call to schedule an evaluation. <br /><br />Please call 312-996-2020 or email eyexam@uic.edu to schedule an evaluation. <br /><br />More information on the UIC Millennium Park Eye Center can be found at www.millenniumparkeyecenter.com. <br /><br />*Some restrictions apply. Please call for more details. <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:53:26 -0500 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:53:26 -0500 OVCSA Staff Award Announcement Colleagues,<br /><br />I am pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (VCSA) Outstanding New Staff Award, Outstanding Staff Award and Outstanding Contribution to Student Success Award. These awards are presented annually to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (OVCSA) staff members who demonstrate outstanding job performance and levels of professionalism and enthusiasm while serving our students and customers. The award recipients were celebrated during the 18th Annual OVCSA Staff Awards Ceremony on April 11, 2014.<br /> <br />The Outstanding New Staff Awards were presented to: Melissa Williams, Attorney, Student Legal Services; Chanel Small Bishop, Academic Counselor, African American Academic Network (AAAN); Abigail VanAnden, Resident Director for Marie Robinson Hall (MRH), Campus Housing; and Lynne Thompson, Associate Director, Campus Recreation. The Outstanding Staff Awards were presented to: Wayne Odle, Visiting Network Analyst/Web Graphic Designer, Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) Administration; Paula Benton-Pierce, Manager, Student Learning Resource Center, AAAN; Annette Wright, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Veteran Affairs; Jaime Velasquez, Assistant Director, Career Services; and Shannon Tully, Head Coach, Women’s Tennis, Intercollegiate Athletics. The Outstanding Contribution to Student Success Award was presented to Dr. Yoko Mori, Interim Assistant Director for Paraprofessional Development, Counseling Center.<br /><br />Melissa is a tireless and dedicated worker, a powerhouse and a champion for social justice. Her work ethic and approach to student legal services are outstanding. Her work has not only positively impacted the office in terms of meeting its goals and objectives, but also has taken the delivery of services to a new level. She exemplifies the ideals of student learning and development. <br /><br />Chanel took on a leadership role in the development, planning and execution of the black female retreat. The results of her efforts have led to an increase in advising visits to AAAN. Also, Chanel has excelled as an advisor, a role in which she takes great pride. Students have flourished under her direction and as a result of her inspiration. <br /><br />Abigail truly shines in difficult and controversial situations and is a tireless advocate for students at UIC. Her work with students epitomizes a “student- centered” approach, and she is a “transformational leader” within Campus Housing. She demonstrates authenticity and willingness in her interpersonal relationships and projects. <br /><br />Lynne has done successful outreach to the student population to encourage their active participation. Words like strong leadership, positive attitude, abundant energy and high professionalism are often heard when describing Lynne. She fosters an environment of growth on a career level as well as personally.<br /><br />Wayne is a revolutionary innovator in the world of graphic and multimedia design. The work Wayne has accomplished in redesigning websites in Student Affairs is unparalleled. His expertise, creativity, ability to fulfill expectations and forward thinking make him a model for staff to follow.<br /><br />Paula is described as intellectually stimulating, motivational, enthusiastic, dedicated, outgoing and professional. She has created an environment of intellectual thought and curiosity among students and serves as an excellent mentor and role model for the entire department. Several students have remarked how they have turned their academic semester around due to Paula’s skillful and timely interventions. <br /><br />Annette has taken an idea and Student Affairs goal and turned it into an outstanding student service. Veterans Affairs, located in the Dean of Students Office, offers exceptional services that address the needs of returning veterans. Under her skillful leadership, programs and services have been developed that provide students the tools to build skills that support their success, not just in their pursuit of their academic endeavors, but in life outside of campus. <br /><br />Jaime has been essential in planning career services job fairs which have been instrumental in providing students career related jobs and internships. He has reached out to employers along with internal and external partners and has made career services a truly collaborative partnership. It is these partnerships that allowed the recent fall diversity career fair to exceed all expectations relative to employer and student attendance. <br /><br />Shannon understands the mission of Athletics as well as how it fits into the Student Affairs mission. She is in her 13th season at the helm of the women’s tennis program with its record-setting 17 consecutive conference championships and 15-straight NCAA tournament appearances. Under her guidance and direction, her students have excelled in the classroom and have graduated from UIC at a rate of 100%. <br /><br />Yoko has been directly responsible for the Counseling Center achieving its learning objectives for the undergraduate student In Touch Hotline volunteers. Students who have been supervised and mentored have flourished under her leadership. She has specifically addressed the needs of women of color, was selected as the 2012 outstanding early career psychologist by the American Psychology Association in recognition for significant contributions in the areas of collaboration with external community members and for her facilitation in training and developing cultural competence.<br /><br />Please join me in congratulating all of the OVCSA 2014 award recipients.<br /><br />Barbara Henley<br />Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:20:21 -0500 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:20:21 -0500 HOLY WEEK EVENTS at the St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center Hello Students, Faculty, and Staff,<br /><br />We are in the midst of Holy Week, the most sacred time of the year for the Catholic Church. The Newman Center has special liturgies and services to commemorate the events of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection. We are located at 700 S Morgan Street, across from the Daley Library, right next to BSB and in Student Center West (Friday). <br /><br />Wednesday, April 16 - All Day Confessions & Eucharistic Adoration (9am-5pm) <br /><br />Thursday, April 17 - Holy Thursday - Mass of the Lord's Supper- 5:15pm <br />A light supper will be served after Mass, then we depart for the Church Crawl- 6:45pm (a walking pilgrimage to nine churches in the Loop). <br /><br />Friday, April 18 - Good Friday Service- 12:05pm – <br /> (700 S Morgan & Student Center West, Thompson Room A)<br /> Stations of the Cross- 3:00pm<br /><br />Sunday, April 20 - Easter Sunday - 7pm Mass only, followed by a reception! <br /><br />Blessings on the end of your semester,<br /><br />The Blessed John Paul II Newman Center Staff<br />312.226.1880<br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:13:40 -0500 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:13:40 -0500 UIC Baseball – Curtis Granderson Stadium Opening Weekend UIC alum and current New York Met Curtis Granderson is expected to throw the opening pitch for the stadiums first game on Thursday, April 17th at 4PM.<br /><br />UIC Athletics would like to invite all UIC faculty and staff members and their families to attend the game for just $4 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased on game day at the Faculty Ticket Table which will be set up directly outside the stadium for this weekend.<br /> <br />All UIC students receive a free ticket with a valid I-card.<br /> <br />UIC vs. Wright St. - Thursday, April 17th – 4 PM – Granderson Stadium<br /> <br />UIC vs. Wright St. - Friday, April 18th – 6 PM – Granderson Stadium<br /> <br />UIC vs. Wright St. - Saturday, April 19th – 12 PM – Granderson Stadium<br /> <br />For more information call the UIC Athletics Ticket Office at 312.413.8421.<br /> <br />GO FLAMES!<br /> <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:11:47 -0500 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:11:47 -0500 Limited Competitions The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Research Development Services, announces the following limited competition opportunities from the American Diabetes Association, the Brain Research Foundation, the WT Grant Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Advanced authorization is required from Research Development Services to apply for a limited competition. <br /><br />Note: If you cannot reach the desired page by clicking on the link provided, try copying the full URL into your browser's address bar. There should be no spaces in the URL.<br /><br />Table of Contents<br />1. American Diabetes Association - Pathway to Stop Diabetes Program<br />2. Brain Research Foundation - Scientific Innovations award <br />3. WT Grant Foundation Scholars Program<br />4. CDC - Workers Compensation Surveillance – RFA-OH-14-007<br />5. NIH - Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30) - RFA-AG-15-003<br />6. NSF - International Research Network Connections (IRNC) -NSF 14-554<br />7. NSF - National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) - NSF 14-548<br />8. HRSA - Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Paraprofessionals -HRSA-14-126<br /> <br />Summary<br />1. American Diabetes Association - Pathway to Stop Diabetes Program – The purpose of this program is to provide long term support to new or emerging researchers undertaking innovative basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, behavioral, or health services research relevant to any diabetes type, diabetes-related disease state, or diabetes complication. UIC is allowed one submission. For additional information, see www.research.uic.edu/funding/limited_competitions/ADA_Pathways14.html.<br /><br />2. Brain Research Foundation - Scientific Innovations award - The objective of the program is to support projects that may be too innovative and speculative for traditional funding sources but still have a high likelihood of producing important findings. It is expected that investigations supported by these grants will yield high impact findings and result in major grant applications and significant publications in high impact journals. Applicant must be a full-time associate professor/full professor working in the area of studies of brain function in health and disease. UIC is allowed one submission. For additional information see www.research.uic.edu/funding/limited_competitions/BRF_SIA14.html<br /><br />3. WT Grant Scholars Program – This program supports early career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences studying important questions advancing theory, policy, and practice for youth. Applicants identify new methods, disciplines, or content they want to learn, and propose five-year research plans that foster their growth in those areas. UIC is allowed one submission per school/college. For additional information see www.research.uic.edu/funding/limited_competitions/WT_GS14.html<br /><br />4. CDC – Workers Compensation Surveillance – RFA-OH-14-007 - The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to compile, analyze, and disseminate workers’ compensation (WC) data to promote the prevention of occupational injuries, illnesses, fatalities, and exposures to hazards within the states and throughout the nation. The WC Surveillance Cooperative Agreements are intended to provide state health and state WC agencies and other eligible organizations and businesses the resources to initiate or expand state-based WC surveillance and intervention activities. UIC is allowed one submission. For additional information see www.research.uic.edu/funding/limited_competitions/CDC_WC14.html<br /><br />5. NIH - Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30) - RFA-AG-15-003UIC is allowed one submission. This FOA supports applications for Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs) centers of excellence in geriatrics research and research career development. The OAIC awards are designed to develop or strengthen awardee institutions' programs that focus and sustain progress on a key area in aging research. UIC is allowed one submission. For additional information see www.research.uic.edu/funding/limited_competitions/NIH_OAIC14.html<br /><br />6. NSF - International Research Network Connections (IRNC) -NSF 14-554 UIC is allowed one submission. This program supports high performance network connectivity required by international science and engineering research and education collaborations involving the NSF research community. The program is divided into five distinct but related areas. UIC is allowed two submission to the IRNC: Backbone - Production network connections and services area. The other four areas do not have institutional limits. For additional information see www.research.uic.edu/funding/limited_competitions/NSF_IRNC14.html<br /><br />7. NSF - National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) - NSF 14-548 – This program is designed to encourage the development of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate training that ensure that graduate students develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The NRT program initially has one priority research theme - Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (DESE); in addition, proposals are encouraged on any other crosscutting, interdisciplinary theme. In either case, proposals should identify the alignment of project research themes with national research priorities and the need for innovative approaches to train graduate students in those areas. UIC is allowed two submissions provided at least one is in the DESE theme. For additional information see www.research.uic.edu/funding/limited_competitions/NSF_NRT14.html<br /><br />8. HRSA - Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Paraprofessionals -HRSA-14-126 - The purpose of this program is to develop and expand the paraprofessional mental health and substance abuse workforce who will focus on children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth at risk for developing or who have developed a recognized behavioral health disorder following their training. UIC is allowed one submission. For additional information see www.research.uic.edu/funding/limited_competitions/HRSA_BHWETP14.html.<br /><br />Please review program guidelines and eligibility requirements prior to submitting an internal LOI. <br /><br />If you would like to submit to a limited competition which is not posted at our website at http://tigger.uic.edu/depts/ovcr/research/funding/limited_competitions.shtml please contact Tony Halford at RDS@uic.edu or 6-7036. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:17:47 -0500 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:17:47 -0500 Faculty Funding Reminder--International Development Fund This is a reminder that the John Nuveen Center for International Affairs is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2014 International Development Fund. We are pleased to announce that five $1,000.00 awards are available.<br /> <br />The competition is open to all UIC faculty.<br /> <br />The awards are intended to encourage international program development at UIC by supporting faculty in activities that will result in an internationally enriched academic environment. Typically, proposals may involve, but need not be limited to:<br /> -the initiation, strengthening, or expansion of collaborative programs; and<br /> -student and faculty exchanges, fellowships, and professional development programs.<br /> <br />Proposals may include international travel. Proposed activity must take place before the end of the 2014 Summer Semester.<br /> <br />The deadline for this competition is Friday April 25, 2014.<br /><br />For more information and application forms, please visit<br />http://www.uic.edu/depts/oia/intl_develop_fund.html<br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:15:25 -0500 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:15:25 -0500