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Visiting A Program Director This Fall? Your Texas Driver’s License May Not Be Enough Identification.

August 16, 2016
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Starting on October 10, 2016, federal agencies will not accept Texas driver’s licenses to access their offices. So, you are going to visit a program director’s office, military base, or federal lab this fall, you will need another form of identification to gain access. This is because October 10, 2016 is the day Texas falls… read more


Young Investigator Programs for Early Career Researchers

August 10, 2016
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As most people will tell you, relationships are key to getting Department of Defense (DoD) funding. So, how do you build these relationships when you are new to research, funding, and your entire career? It turns out, the DoD has something to help in the form of their early career research program known as a… read more


The Importance of Simple Writing

August 2, 2016
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I had one of my favorite conversations recently. A faculty member walked up to me and said he had recently landed a grant from a new (to him) sponsor, in part, he believed because he had worked so hard on his writing. “Too often, you think that the scientific value will speak for itself even… read more


The Importance of Logistics

July 28, 2016
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On the advice of several good friends, I started The Flash, a show about the DC Comics superhero by that name. My friends were right; it is a fun show. But, I want to reflect on one thing about the show’s first season that made me crazy and how you can make sure you don’t… read more


Federal Funding Opportunities for New and Young Faculty

July 13, 2016
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A quick search of research opportunities for new faculty/investigators in the grant searching database Pivot yielded 6,544 results. That is a lot of opportunities and they vary in sponsor types (federal government, private institutions, and professional societies), areas of research, and practically every other area in which they can vary. So, the… read more


Three NSF Winners Recognized for Outstanding Research

June 16, 2016
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In recent UT Dallas news, researchers Melanie Maurer, Arden Wells, and Maria Castaneda have made headlines, each securing a coveted Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF fellowship program aims to promote exceptional graduate students who are pursuing research-driven master’s and doctoral degrees in… read more



Bioengineering and Sciences Building Dedication

June 2, 2016
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On May 25th, the University hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication to celebrate the opening of the Bioengineering and Sciences Building (BSB). The building, built by The Beck Group and designed by ZGF Architects, is the largest academic building on campus at 220,000 square feet and connects to the Natural Sciences and Engineering… read more


Limited Submissions Due this Summer

May 17, 2016
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Below are some of the limited submissions with internal deadlines in late May into early August. To be considered for these opportunities, please send a letter of intent (LOI) to Beth Keithly by the internal deadline. The LOI for any internal limited submission needs to be a one page document (it may be a bit longer… read more


Apply for The Exley and UGRA

May 12, 2016
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Hey undergrads! Congratulations on completing one more semester at UTD! Now that class projects are submitted and final exams concluded, it’s time to dive into summer. As you plan your best summer yet, consider participating in the two program opportunities specifically for undergraduates. They can help expand your research career goals and add… read more