Limited Submissions: Upcoming Deadlines

September 22, 2015
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This fall, we have several popular limited submission deadlines, including the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI). To be considered for these opportunities, please send a letter of intent to Beth Keithly or Alexandra Ferraris by the Letter of Intent (LOI) (internal deadline). The LOI for any internal… read more


Exciting Start to Business Idea Competition 2015

September 17, 2015
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Our friends at the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship recently invited us to the kickoff for their annual Business Idea Competition. The IIE’s Executive Director Jeremy Vickers. Audience members tuning in. Founder & CEO of Snappy Salads, Chris Dahlander. Trey Bowles of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) addresses the… read more


Electrically Conducting Fibers

September 15, 2015
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Carbon nanotubes are wrapped around these rubber cores located in the lab of Dr. Ray Baughman, director of the MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute to create stretchy electrically-conducting fibers. Read the full article on the UT Dallas News Center. Photo by Roxanne… read more


Why are Budget Justifications Important?

September 8, 2015
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Budget justifications are like recipes – if it’s your recipe, you know it by heart and don’t need instructions to make it – but if your friend would like to prepare it, they need to know all of the details. Like your friend trying to make the recipe, reviewers need those details in order to… read more


Balancing Details in Your Grant Proposal

September 1, 2015
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“The devil,” the expression goes, “is in the details.” When writing a grant, that is especially true because details in a grant proposal show that you have thought about your project, which is what the reviewers want. However, when you only have a few pages and a lot of ground to cover, getting too detailed,… read more


Biomedical Engineering Student Focuses on Education, Empowerment

September 1, 2015
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Anupam Kumar, winner of the Science Research Scholar Award from the American Museum of Natural History, is busy cultivating an impressive future, blending education and humanitarian efforts.  With a background that includes notable academic achievements, his philanthropic endeavors are the driving force behind his aspirations. Anupam’s interest… read more