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Registration Open for the Falling Walls Competition

Would you like to take the stage in Berlin, Germany, this fall to tell the world about your research? If so, register by September 17 for the Falling Walls Lab, a preliminary contest on October 2 at 3:30 p.m. in Feldman Ballroom, Douglass Commons. Each presenter will have three minutes and three slides to summarize their groundbreaking idea. The winner receives $500 and a trip to the Falling Walls Lab Finale in Berlin, November 7 to 9. Cash prizes will also be awarded to the top two finalists. Contact Adele Coelho for additional information.

Congratulations to the Teaching Award Recipients

Congratulations to the faculty and graduate student recipients of the Curtis, Riker, and Lifetime Achievement Awards in honor of their excellence in teaching.

Congratulations to University Research Award Recipients

Originally called Provost’s Multidisciplinary Awards, the University Research Awards (URA) provide "seed" grants for promising, high-risk projects. Effective this upcoming academic year, the fund has been increased from $500,000 annually to $1 million. Congratulations to the 2018-2019 recipients.