Monthly Archives: April 2017

OSP Training Initiatives


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March Research Awards

In March 2017 (FY 2017), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers. PI: Charles R. Lewis School of Communication – Investigative Reporting Workshop Title: Federal Election Commission Investigation Sponsor: Carnegie Foundation Funds: $50,000.00 PI: … Continue reading

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Suggested Guidelines for Conducting Effective Meetings

Successful meetings are well planned, organized, and carried out. The following outline is a guide to assist you in conducting effective meetings. The agenda needs to be prepared, and should include the following: The purpose of the meeting The meeting … Continue reading

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Amended Signatory Authority Policy

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Presentation by the U.S. Copyright Office

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NCURA Financial Research Administration Conference & Export Controls

This March I attended my first NCURA Financial Research Administration Conference (FRA) in San Diego, California. This conference is targeted to the community of research administrators that engaged in the financial administration of research. All of the sessions focused on … Continue reading

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Multi-Faceted Research Administration: From the Unit to the Central Office

Peering behind the curtain to find the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy was illuminated by the machinations of the bigger picture that made Oz. Similarly, transitioning from an academic unit at American University to the research administration Office of Sponsored Programs … Continue reading

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