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Each year since 2005, Microsoft Research has recognized innovative, promising new faculty members from a number of research institutions to join the ranks of Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows. This program now encompasses nearly 30 academic researchers whose exceptional talent for research and innovation identify them as emerging leaders in their fields. The selected professors are exploring breakthrough, high-impact research that has the potential to help solve some of today’s most challenging societal problems. On This Page The 2009 New Faculty Fellows receive their awards. Left to right: Microsoft Research Senior Vice ...
(NYU) under the Faculty of Arts & Science that serves as a center for research and advanced training in computer science and mathematics. The Director of the Courant Institute directly reports to New York University's Provost and President and works closely with deans and directors of other NYU colleges and divisions respectively. The Courant Institute is named after Richard Courant , one of the founders of the Courant Institute and also a mathematics professor at New York University from 1936 to 1972. The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences is considered one of the most prestigious and leading mathematics schools ...
First Annual Inter-School Research Festival Fosters ...
Brian Alldredge, associate dean for Academic Affairs and a clinical professor who has joint appointments in the School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine, talks with students and residents at the inter-school research festival. By Kate Darby Rauch “Break Down the Silos!” might be the best name for a first-of-its-kind UCSF research festival held last week at the Parnassus campus. The First Annual Inter-School Research Festival, sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), aims to showcase – together – research from fellows, residents and students from all four UCSF schools of ... market research, surveys and trends
U of M Signs Food Agreement with UN
A world without hunger and safe food to boot is the goal of a new partnership between the University of Minnesota and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The U of M and FAO approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Thursday for the new collaboration to address a range of issues associated with global food security. Dr. Jacques Diouf, FAO Director-General, and U of M President Robert Bruininks and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Tom Sullivan, signed the agreement. The FAO's mission--to create a world without hunger--includes a mandate to raise levels of nutrition, ... market research, surveys and trends


CIRCLE - A nonpartisan research center studying youth civic ...
The fact sheet notes that citizens can improve their communities, the government, and the nation through active civic engagement and collaboration. To do so requires skills. Educational programs and other government-supported initiatives have been shown to enhance Americans’ civic skills and their levels of engagement. But these programs and other opportunities are scarce and unequal, often provided to people who are already the most likely to be engaged. A lack of civic learning opportunities not only inhibits Americans’ civic participation, but also has harmful consequences for their academic and economic progress. The fact ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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research for academic credit. Tech's goal is to exceed 50 percent. Undergraduates who complete at least nine ... Georgia Tech Singapore: Research and graduate programs in con- ... 2006 in partnership with IDA Ireland and in collaboration with ... Tech's combined endowment is valued at $1.6 billion, similar in size ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Academically, Nebraska is a 'good fit' for Big Ten
URBANA – Fifty years ago, the Big Ten presidents formed an organization to promote academic collaboration among their member universities. They didn't want to be known solely as athletic enterprises or "football factories," according to Barbara Allen, director of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, a consortium of Big Ten schools plus the University of Chicago. "Other presidents talk about it, but the Big Ten presidents have an enduring commitment to it," Allen said Friday. The conference's newest member, the University of Nebraska, should be a "good fit," said interim UI President Stanley ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
How 2010 Census May Impact New England's Political Future
New England has a lot at stake in the 2010 Census, not just in terms of federal dollars for dozens of programs that support education, housing and healthcare services, but the results may also have an impact on the region’s clout on Capitol Hill. According to research by Election Data Services, Massachusetts may lose one of its 10 seats in the House, if the districts for representation were determined based on the 2009 population. The Virginia-based political consulting firm found that Massachusetts was one of eight states in danger of losing a seat. At the same time, other states such as Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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academic mobility and the emergence of a global. “market” for faculty and research talent, growing student exchange programs, the rise of cross- ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CDER Academic Collaboration Program (CACP)
The FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Academic Collaboration Program (CACP) is sponsoring an educational program in collaboration with the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps, the University of Florida (UF) and Arizona State University (ASU) aimed at attracting scientists and health professionals to the FDA/CDER. These programs provide participants with two years of advanced graduate education at the masters or doctorate (PhD) level designed to advance scientific training and analysis involved in the safety and regulatory decisions unique to FDA/CDER’s mission.  The partnership ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Google Answers: PhD programs in Human Compuer Interaction
I plan on applying this year for PhD programs in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) to begin fall 2005. This is an emerging area of academic study, so I could use some help targeting the programs I would like to apply to. Specifically, I would like to know what the top six (approx.) PhD programs are in the U.S. (I'll consider one or two international programs, though they must be taught in English.) I would like to know each program's specialties-- for example, what are their labs, what areas do they focus on, what are they most well-known for, etc. If the program is divided into focus areas, I would like to know ...
What's the "Educational Preparation Programs" from the UC ...
These programs may help students prepare for college by providing information, counseling, tutoring and other service or offer academic enrichment, research opportunities or special study opportunities, such as study abroad. Below is a list of the educational preparation programs that are sponsored by the UCs. ATDP (Academic Talent Development Program) - through Berkeley Cal-SOAP - available throughout California CBOP (Career Based Outreach Program) - through UCLA COSMOS (The California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science) - available from several UC campuses EAOP (Early Academic Outreach Program) - through all UC ...