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Weekly Wednesday Message

July 3, 2013

In This Edition

Current Dates and Deadlines

7/13 Concerts in the Grove Series Begins
7/17 Medicare 101 Workshop
7/22-7/26 Summer Research Grants and Contracts Workshop
7/23-7/28 Staff Week
8/1 Deadline to donate a Target Gift Card
for Engineering Girls at the Beach
8/23 Convocation


Research & Sponsored Programs Announcements

Workshop Reminder

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) is pleased to offer a Research Grants and Contracts Orientation and Writing Workshop the week of July 22 – July 26. Details on the topics to be covered are available online.

Registration is required for individuals who wish to attend the entire full-week workshop. To register, email Sofia Batshoun or call 5-2478. Lunch will be provided to all registrants. Space is limited so early registration is encouraged to avoid disappointment. Please note that registration is not required for those individuals who would simply like to attend one or more of the training modules offered in the morning sessions.

Faculty Research Advisory

ORSP has provided an advisory to faculty conducting research in US Government sanctioned countries subject to restrictions under the US Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) regulations. Information on how to obtain treasury licenses to conduct research in Cuba, Iran, Burma (Myanmar), North Korea, Sudan and Syria is available online.

New Administrative Policies and Procedures

Please refer to the new procedures for fixed price agreement/contracts and for applying for limited submission funding opportunities.


Disabled Student Services Celebrates 40 Years

Flashback to 1973 on October 25 when Disabled Student Services (DSS) celebrates its 40th Anniversary from 6:30-10:30 pm at the Grand Event Center in Long Beach. Join DSS for a night of dinner, dancing, casino games, silent auction and no-host bar. RSVP or get additional information.


Staff Week is July 23-28

Participate in scavenger hunts, enjoy a picnic lunch and attend a Los Angeles Dodgers game during Staff Week July 23-July 28. Additional information is available on the Staff Council website. 


Tech Tip

Faculty can get support for preparing and converting syllabi, instructional materials and other course documents to accessible formats so they are in compliance with the CSU Accessible Technology Initiative and Federal Law AB 508.


Did You Know?

CSULB, in partnership with Little Lake City School District in Norwalk and the Developmental Studies Center in Oakland, has received a $100,000 award from the 100Kin10 national network led by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

The California partners will work together with math teachers from second to fifth grades to improve classroom instruction and have the results measured in groundbreaking research to be led by the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Laboratory.



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