Day: September 8, 2014

Nominations open for KCP Future Faculty Fellowships

The purpose of the King-Chávez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Program is to increase the pool of traditionally underrepresented candidates pursuing careers in postsecondary education. Nominations may be at the master’s or doctoral level.  Please see our web site for more details on the program, eligibility requirements, and the application procedure.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however, for the best consideration for funding beginning in spring 2015, please submit a nomination no later than 4pm, September 30, 2014.

The Graduate School will work with qualified applicants and their programs to develop a funding plan that includes funds from the KCP program, department or school, and Graduate School.

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2015 PTI Student Scholarship Opportunities- Applications due Dec 1

The Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) is pleased to announce the continuation of its scholarship program in 2015.  PTI is offering scholarships to full-time engineering and architectural students in the U.S. or Canada. The program is open to senior- or graduate-level students whose area of study includes concrete structures, with an emphasis on structural design, materials, construction, or any combination thereof.

Two scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded for the Winter/Spring 2015 school term.  
 
Details of the program and application form can be found on PTIs website at  http://post-tensioning.org/student_competitions.php
 
Applications are due December 1, 2014 with the awards to be announced on January 8, 2015.   Award recipients will be honored at an award ceremony that will be held in conjunction with the Post-Tensioning Institute’s Annual Technical Conference that will be held in Houston, Texas on April 27, 2015.

 
Contact Information:
Theodore L. Neff, P.E.
Executive Director
Post-Tensioning Institute
38800 Country Club Dr
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
PH: 248-848-3185248-848-3185
FAX:248-848-3181www.post-tensioning.org

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EndNote workshops announcement

The J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library is offering introductory EndNote workshops. EndNote is a citation management software that helps you easily create and manage bibliographic information and incorporate references into your writing.

Upcoming sessions will be held:

EndNote Basic I – Tuesday, September 16 , 5:00 p.m.

This workshop will introduce users to creating and managing references using the citation management software EndNote. No prior knowledge of EndNote is necessary. In this workshop participants will learn how to construct an Endnote Library in order to effectively organize references and create custom and smart groups to efficiently manage references.

EndNote Basic II – Thursday, September 25, 6:15 p.m.

This workshop will introduce users to incorporating EndNote Library citations into a written document (MS Word). Attending EndNote Basic I or prior knowledge of building and managing an EndNote Library is recommended. In this workshop participants will learn how to successfully incorporate Endnote Library references into their writing process (MS Word), and locate, identify, and import specialized output styles.

Seating for these workshops is limited and registration is required. To register please visit the library’s Workshops calendar.

Our instruction rooms have EN X7 on Windows workstations. Attendees may bring their own laptops with EN X7 downloaded prior to the session. Visit the library’s Citation Support page to download.

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