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Class participants will identify their mission, issue a call for proposals, complete a systematic study of organizational applicants, make a grant and set up a process of assessing it's impact.
SPIN contains over 40,000 opportunities from more than 10,000 sponsors.
We have had many USM faculty members submit and receive Whiting awards. If you are interested, please email lrollins@usm.maine.edu for the full set of guidelines.
The Maine Technology Institute has funded USM's (PI Glenn Wilson) proposal that aims to grow and sustain the Maine Cyber Security Cluster by creating a shared and secured R&D/commercialization "scratch lab" and testbed for new products and services, addressing the skills shortage in Cyber Security, and "branding" the Cluster as the national hub for cyber security solutions and workforce development.
The Learning Lab will specifically seek to provide "clinical" opportunities for future teachers and educational specialists to practice scientifically-based reading and writing instruction.
Now when you access OSP's Intent to Propose form - http://osp.rcg.usm.maine.edu/OSP/ITP.php - you will need to answer two questions concerning Financial Conflict of Interest.
Using the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey linked to state policy variables, researchers from the Muskie School of Public Service will examine rural-urban differences in current Medicaid eligibility and participation as well as expected eligibility and characteristics of new eligibles under the Affordable Care Act expansion.
With the DOE Title II SEED (Supporting Effective Educator Development) grant administered through the National Writing Project, the Southern Maine Writing Project at USM will continue its summer-fall invitational institute for teachers K-University to develop their own writing and to share successful strategies for teaching writing across the curriculum and at all grade levels in southern Maine schools.
This project will offer participants chances to move beyond the barriers to college through an intensive, academic-year component and a summer residential program.
The information gathered as part of this grant will greatly enhance the collective understanding of the effectiveness of nonstructural best management practices in managing street dust impacts to Long Creek. The information collected as part of this study will be transferable to other watersheds throughout Maine, New England, and the US.

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