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Free Winter Residency for Artists, Writers, and Musicians (July 30 Deadline)

The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is accepting applications for a one-month residency in Chapala, Mexico.  This residency is open to artists, writers, and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity.  Housing and a generous food allowance are provided.  The dates of residency are December 14,

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Professor Jim Shepard Wins 2016 Rea Award for the Short Story

Jim Shepard, the J. Leland Miller Professor of American History, Literature and Eloquence has won the 2016 Rea Award for the Short Story. The Rea Award is unique in that it is not given for a collection of stories or for a body of work,but rather for originality and influence on the genre.  This is

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Biology Professor Matt Carter Wins NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor of Biology Matt Carter has been awarded a prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The five-year, $586,000 grant, awarded to junior faculty, will support Carter’s research into sleep and wakefulness. To learn more Professor Carter’s grant, click here.

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Anne Skinner Receives Fulbright Fellowship for Research in Brazil

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., April 6, 2017—Anne Skinner, senior lecturer emerita in chemistry at Williams College, has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship to spend four months doing research in Brazil in 2018. Skinner’s project, “Shining Light on the Early Human Occupation of Northeast Brazil: A Multi-Institutional and Multidisciplinary Approach,” will combine excavations in the UNESCO Human Heritage

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American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Competition Now Open–Deadline 7/1/17

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS)—a cooperative, non-profit organization of eighty-four American colleges and universities that supports the advancement of knowledge and understanding of India, its people, and culture—is now welcoming applications for its 2018-2019 fellowship program.  The deadline for submission is July 1, 2017. Applications to conduct research in India may be made

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NEH Fellowship Application Deadline Moved to April 12

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has moved its deadline for fellowship applications to April 12, 2017. (Original due date was April 26, 2017.) This deadline is for projects beginning as early as January 2018. More information on the program can be found here. NEH Fellowships support faculty pursuing advanced research that is of value to

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American Heart Association Offers New Institutional Research Enhancement Award-Deadline February 14

The American Heart Association is offering a new research award that supports small-scale research projects related to cardiovascular diseases and stroke at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees, but have not been major recipients of NIH support.  The award supports any part of the full range of research and development from very basic

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Williams College Physics Professor Wins Prize for Undergraduate Research

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., October 11, 2016—Protik “Tiku” Majumder, professor of physics and director of the Williams Science Center, has been awarded the 2017 American Physical Society (APS) Prize for a Faculty Member for Research at an Undergraduate Institution. The prize honors a physicist whose research in an undergraduate setting has achieved wide recognition and contributed significantly

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Changes to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Visiting Scholars Program Announced

The Board of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has approved a set of changes to the Visiting Scholars Program. The most significant of these changes are that the fellowship will be a two-year postdoctoral fellowship, with four awards made each year, and that a mentorship program will pair each Visiting Scholar with an

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Invitation to Apply for Whiting Fellowships Announced

The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation has issued its annual request for applications for the Whiting Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to faculty with the aim to stimulate and broaden the awardees minds so as to improve and enhance the quality of their instruction. Grants are primarily for travel and related expenses and not as

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