Presentation on theme: "Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol – March 4 th, 16 students and 14 projects that will be showcased from."— Presentation transcript:
Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol – March 4 th, 16 students and 14 projects that will be showcased from campus OURE OURE applications due April OURE Fellows application & proposal due March 14 Undergraduate Research Conference Undergraduate Research Conference is April 16 – Registration Deadline is April 1 Office of Undergraduate Studies
Office of Sponsored Programs Summary of FY14 activities through the end of December –Proposals awarded in total dollars: $16.8M (down 57.7%) –Number of proposals awarded and amendments: 158 (up 17.0%) –Proposals submitted in total dollars: $62.6M (down 19.9%) –Number of proposals submitted: 265 (up 6.4%) –Total expenditures: $22.9M (up 14.7%) –Net grant and contract expenditures: $19.3M (up 16.4%) –F&A recovered: $4.0M (up 21.5%) –Number of active awards: 613 (up 9.1%)
Congratulations to … Yiyu Shi, “CAREER: Opportunistic Through-Silicon-Via Utilization: Device, Circuit, System and Design Automation Perspectives,” National Science Foundation, $400,000.
Curtis Laws Wilson Library Progress in Learning Commons Some reference materials re-located and stacks cleared Open space created for sample furniture
Curtis Laws Wilson Library Technology Upgrades iPads for circulation (anticipated arrival in February) 10 Old Laptops for circulation replaced Conference rooms: 202 and 203 being outfitted with projectors and displays (anticipated completion in February)
Curtis Laws Wilson Library collection additions Springer engineering e-books (2005 – 2013) added to the collection Historical newspapers –Chicago Defender –Chicago Tribune –Guardian & Observer –New York Times Index
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Regional Championship competition at Student Rec Center on March 1. Switch to 4-digit course numbers scheduled for mid-August. Crosswalk available on the web. Enrollment Management
Graduate Learning Outcomes Rubric Retreat held on January 17th –Grad Studies staff met with academic graduate staff to review current Graduate Learning Outcomes (GLO) rubrics and submission processes in order to streamline and improve the current system. Completed the review of 3 new graduate certificates on “Big Data” Course Renumbering efforts in coordination with the Graduate Faculty President, Registrar’s Office, and Curricula Committee Rep are well under way. The first official meeting with the students selected for the Graduate Professional Development program held on February 3 rd. New Graduate Student Orientation held on February 5 th Office of Graduate Studies
Global Learning Off-campus distance enrollment continues to grow with 2 nd week numbers increasing from 879 to 943 including FLW and MSU programs. Two courses are currently being delivered from the Engineering Education Center (EEC) in St. Louis using adjunct faculty selected and approved by their respective departments. The 21 courses taught from the EEC serve 368 students in the following areas: –Missouri State University = 7 –Distance throughout US= 95 –Rolla campus = 266
Global Learning Video Communication Center course production has increased 6% to an all time high with 115 courses being produced for Fall Semester FS 2014 is the first time that a standard classroom ( Harris Hall Room 107 ) has been used to receive courses taught by an adjunct faculty member from the Engineering Education Center in St. Louis. This process frees up a video classroom to be used for distance class production.