Upcoming internal deadlines, workshops, and events

This list includes workshops, dates and events related to research and community engagement, particularly those offered by offices within the Office of Research and Engagement (ORE). More may be added in the future or individual schools and departments may plan workshops and events, so faculty are encouraged to check their unit’s websites and emails for additional opportunities. A listing of all ORE workshops can also be found at http://research.uncg.edu/events/

2019-2020 Upcoming Internal Funding/Nomination Deadlines

December 6
Research Excellence Nominations Deadline by 5:00 PM

January 21
Graduate Research and Creativity Expo registration opens; deadline to register is 2/18/2020. Registration will be limited to the first 100 entries.

February 9
Summer 2020 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award (URCA) Requests Due. Summer 2020 Globally Engaged URCA Requests Due.

February 19
Abstract deadline for the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo

February 28
Faculty First Awards Applications Due by 5:00 PM

March 1
2 Minutes to Win It Submission Deadline

March 1
Makership Applications Due

March 1
Jerry McGuire Student Entrepreneur of the Year Submissions Due

April 5
Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award (URCA) Requests Due
Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Community Based URCA Requests Due
Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Globally Engaged URCA Requests Due

2019-20 Research and Scholarship Workshops and Events

Applying for Faculty First Awards

  • Thurs., 12/5, 9:00-10:30 AM, 1607 MHRA OR
  • Thurs., 12/5, 2:00-3:30PM, 1607 MHRA

Application Deadline Tuesday, February 28. Faculty First Awards are offered to tenure-track and tenured faculty in the form of “Tenure-Track Faculty First Awards” and “Tenured Faculty First Awards”. Faculty may apply for Faculty First Awards from January 1, 2020, through February 28, 2020, at 5pm. Faculty First Awards typically fund summer scholarship and require participation in a Spring 2020 presentation event. See more at http://research.uncg.edu/internal-grants-and-awards/. Register at https://workshops.uncg.edu.

Banner Finance Contracts & Grants

  • Tues., 12/17, 9:00-11:00 AM, 209 Bryan

This session will cover Contract and Grant specific Banner Finance Content. If you are a Principal Investigator, this is the only session you will need! This workshop will introduce you to the new Banner grant forms containing the details of the Contract and Grant awards in your organization. You will learn to query and view the awards to find the project and budget dates, indirect cost rates, agency information, etc. You will also learn to view the grant expenses and budget availability in both Banner INB and the UNCG Budget Query available in UNC-Genie (Self-service). Note that you must have a Banner account and Banner Finance Access to take this class. Access to Banner Finance requires a Banner user ID which is authorized for the specific data and functions for your need. Fill out the Banner Runtime Account Request at http://accounts.uncg.edu and follow the instructions. Access to your specific Banner Finance funds requires a Banner Finance Access Form. Complete this form (also at http://accounts.uncg.edu) and return it per the instructions. Register for the workshops at https://workshops.uncg.edu.

Mentors meeting: Mentoring Undergraduates in Research and Creative Inquiry

  • 1/16, 9:30-11:00 AM Faculty Center

How to write a good URSCA proposal

  • 1/16, 11:30AM-1:00 PM Faculty Center

GROWTH Lunch ‘n’ Learns

  • Thurs., 2/13, 12:30-2:00 PM (Leandra Bedini and Colleague)

2 Minutes to Win It Business Competition

  • March TBA, 2020, Location TBA

Each year, the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center at UNC Greensboro sponsors the 2 Minutes to Win It Business Idea Competition. 2 Minutes is open to all full-time students who are at least 18 years old at UNCG, NCAT, Greensboro College, Guilford College, Bennett College, Elon University, Guilford Tech and High Point University. On Pitch Day, the 20 Finalists selected by a panel of First Round Judges will have two minutes to pitch his or her idea to another panel of 30+ Entrepreneur Judges. The winners will be announced at the following reception. Prizes include $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place, $250 for third place and $250 for the best presentation, as well as other prizes. More information is at https://startup.uncg.edu/2_minutes/

Deepening and Documenting Community-Engaged Scholarship at UNCG

  • Wed., 4/15, 12:00-1:00 PM, 1607 MHRA

UNCG supports community-engaged teaching, research, and service. This brown bag will provide a brief overview of community engagement at UNCG. We will focus on best practices for identifying collaborators within the community, how to get the word out about your community engagement, and how to plan for documenting your community engagement for promotion, tenure, and/or annual reviews. The Institute for Community Engagement and Economic Engagement also creates and curates various resources that are available online at http://communityengagement.uncg.edu. Register at https://workshops.uncg.edu.

Humanities Network and Consortium Grant Proposal Workshops

The Humanities Network and Consortium (HNAC) connects the university’s humanities scholars to one another and to the public, supports faculty research, and fosters interdisciplinary collaborations. HNAC holds several grant-proposal workshops for scholars in the humanities seeking internal or external funding.  For a complete schedule or further information please visit https://hnac.uncg.edu/ or contact Jen Feather at Jennifer_Feather@uncg.edu.

Graduate Research and Creativity Expo

  • April 1


Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo

  • April 2