May 26, 2015

Grant Connections - May 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
11:00 a.m. – noon
Room 572 of the Bond Life Sciences Center

  • Hot Topics including, but not limited to, federal agency updates from the May meeting of the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP). As always, bring your own hot topics! 
  • What’s new in the Office of Research, Graduate Studies and Economic Development—and what does it mean for me? An interview with Steve Wyatt, Associate Vice Chancellor and Vice Provost for Economic Development, to discuss the current Research Division structure, future directions, and challenges and opportunities.
Mark your calendars! Meetings are scheduled for the following dates.
  • June 24, 2015 
  • July 29, 2015 
  • August 26, 2015 
  • September 23, 2015 
  • October 28, 2015
Grant Connections Organizational Crew (send your suggestions)
Please share this with anyone else associated with research who you think might be interested in attending.

May 8, 2015

Grants Connections | April Meeting Notes

Notes from the April Grant Connections meeting are included below for your review and reference. Though meeting notes are disseminated to the full Grants Community listserv, we encourage your continued (or new!) attendance. Your contributions to discussion and the selection of topics are crucial to the ongoing success of the meetings. Thank you in advance!

May 7, 2015

Grant Fact Sheet Update: Fringe Benefits Rates

MU Grants Community,

A new version of the Grant Fact Sheet, dated 5/6/2015, is available on the OSPA website. Please access the current version here, noting the following changes.

Page 3: Non-federal fringe benefits rates are updated to include fiscal year (FY) 2016 calculated rates and projected rates for FY2017-FY2020.