Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Opportunities in European Union for TAMU Faculty and Students

On Tuesday, May 4, from 12:00-1:00pm, in 2115 Allen, the College of Liberal Arts, the European Union Center, and the Department of Political Science will sponsor a talk by Professor Dr. Hartmut Marhold of the University of Cologne, Germany. The talk is entitled: “Appreciating the European Union Network of Research and Educational Institutes: An Overview of the Opportunities and Options to American Students and Faculty”. Professor Marhold is Director General of the Centre International de Formation EuropĂ©enne (CIFE) and teaches at the University of Cologne. CIFE is a partner of the Summer European Academy, a Liberal Arts summer faculty-led study abroad program focusing on the governance structure and logic of the EU.

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Foreign Policy-related Junior Faculty Book Grants

The International Security and Foreign Policy Program of the Smith Richardson Foundation will award grants through its annual competition for junior faculty at U.S. institutions. The Junior Faculty Research Grant Program is an annual competition that awards at least three research grants of $60,000 to support tenure-track junior faculty engaged in the research and writing of a scholarly book on an issue or topic of interest to the policy community.

Due June 30, 2010

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Common Ground Instructional Grant Proposals at Texas A&M

The College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University invites curriculum development proposals for the 2010-2011 "Common Ground" program, the college's freshman reading initiative. Interested faculty may apply for a curriculum grant of up to $700. Up to four awards will be made. The College welcomes proposals from faculty members who would like to integrate Enrique’s Journey, the 2010-11 Common Ground book selection, into their curricular or co-curricular activities for the 2010-11 academic year. Enrique’s Journey was written by Pulitzer-prize winning author Sonia Nazario. The author will be visiting campus and will speak and hold a book signing on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 7 PM at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.

Due May 24, 2010

For questions, please contact Mike Stephenson at 845-8509 or