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When calculating travel for a sponsored program, be sure to check Appalachian's current rates for mileage reimbursement and per diem (both in- and out-of-state rates for meals and lodging). These can be found on the ORSP website at http://www.orsp....

Funding Search Tip: Custom Funding Alerts

Friday, March 4, 2011 - 4:00pm
You can sign up for custom e-mail alerts about new funding opportunities in your field using the COS database. Log in to your personal COS Workbench. Click the "Search COS Funding Opportunities" tab in the upper-right corner. Do a search for...

Funding Search Tip: Improving your COS search

Friday, March 4, 2011 - 3:00pm
Refine your search by selecting the country where you are a citizen/resident in a Funding Opportunities "Advanced Search." Your search results will include records that fund persons holding that citizenship/residency, while eliminating those that...

Budget Tip: Using Students in Research

Friday, March 4, 2011 - 2:00pm
Students can be a wonderful resource for your sponsored program; not only can they provide much-needed assistance to you, but they receive an invaluable hands-on learning experience as well. Graduate students can be paid either as a graduate...
Dr. Saskia van de Gevel, lecturer in the Department of Geography and Planning, along with colleagues at the University of Georgia and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, has received a $364,000 Higher Education Challenge grant from...

Funding Search Tip: Finding Fellowships

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 12:00am
You can search for fellowships in both COS and the Foundation Directory Online. Both databases can be accessed through the Library's research guide for grants and funding ( In COS: Choose the Search COS...

Budget Tip: Matching and Cost-Share Funds

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 12:00am
When building a budget for a sponsored program, you may face the challenge of needing to find "matching" or "cost-share" funds, if the sponsor requires it. A few things to keep in mind when identifying matching funds: 1) You may only match federal...

Proposal Development Bulletin

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 12:00am
NSF Major Research Instrumentation program The National Science Foundation (NSF) has launched the FY2011 competition for the popular Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program. Several Appalachian State University faculty and researchers have been...

Research Protections News

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 12:00am
Appalachian has drafted a Radiation Safety Manual, which will be submitted to the Chancellor's Cabinet for approval. A draft of the manual is now available on the newly published Radiation Safety page on the Research Protections web site, along with...
How do we create more home-grown, growth-oriented businesses that generate sustainable, well-paying jobs? That is the big question that Appalachian State University's Center for Entrepreneurship hopes to answer, according to director Bryan Toney....

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