University of California, Irvine alumnus Paul Butterworth, co-founder and chief technology officer of enterprise software developer Vantiq Inc., and his wife, Jo Butterworth, also a UCI graduate, have named UCI as a beneficiary of their estate. The gift, valued at approximately $35.5 million, will support the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.
UMD Smith Unveils Military Veteran Fellows and Scholars Program for Full-Time MBAs
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced a new Military Veteran Fellows and Scholars Program for full-time MBAs.
FAU, Hospital Partners Strategize on Future of Region’s Medical Residencies and Fellowships
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Consortium leaders recently met to strategize and outline the next phase for graduate medical education and residency programs in Palm Beach County, which they will launch in the fall.
GEM Fellowship opens a new path to potential research careers
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s first two GEM fellows have begun a summer of research at PPPL. Promise Adebayo-Ige is working toward a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville while Caira Anderson is a doctoral student in computational and applied mathematics at Rice University. PPPL recently joined the GEM Consortium as part of its effort to diversify its staff and broaden outreach.
National Partnership Launched to Increase Faculty Diversity in Architectural, Planning and Design Studies
Nine leading U.S. schools and colleges of architecture, planning and design have co-founded the Deans’ Equity and Inclusion Initiative to work together to nurture a diverse population of emerging scholars focused on teaching and researching the built environment to advance socio-ecological and spatial justice, equity and inclusion.
UCI’s Adria Imada is named a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow
Irvine, Calif., April 28, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine’s Adria L. Imada has been named to the 2021 class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows. The professor of history – who also teaches in the medical humanities – joins an exclusive cohort of 26 distinguished scholars from across the nation, selected out of more than 300 nominees.
The Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences is Now Accepting Applications for a Summer Research Opportunity Fellowships
Remote, part-time Fellowships available for graduate students from diverse backgrounds to learn about and contribute to ongoing food and beverage sector research projects.
AANEM Launches Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Portal and Virtual Fellowship Fair
On January 1, 2021, the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) launched the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Portal. The new portal makes it easier than ever for physicians interested in a neuromuscular (NM) fellowship to apply, and for Training Program Directors to make offers.
Accomplished early career physicist is first recipient of fellowship that honors pioneering PPPL physicist Robert Ellis Jr.
An early career physicist with a strong background in plasma physics has been named to a new postdoctoral fellowship named for Robert Ellis Jr., a pioneering physicist at PPPL, that is aimed at diversifying the plasma physics field.
FAU Resident Physicians Create a Critical Pipeline for South Florida’s Healthcare Workforce
With the Association of American Medical Colleges estimating a shortage of up to nearly 122,000 physicians in the U.S. by 2032, and demand for physicians growing faster than supply, FAU’s resident physicians are creating a critical pipeline for South Florida’s healthcare workforce.
New Grant Programs from PhRMA Foundation Offer Substantial Funding for Research Projects in Drug Discovery and Drug Delivery
Two new grant-funding opportunities from the PhRMA Foundation will provide substantial support for young researchers with innovative projects in Drug Discovery and Drug Delivery. Funding of up to $100,000 is available.