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Professional Grant Development Workshop: Master the techniques of writing superior winning proposals


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Sponsor/Host: The Grant Training Center
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago Student Center East Room 605
Address: 750 Halsted Chicago, IL 60607
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Professional Grant Development Workshop
Master the techniques of writing superior winning proposals
June 8-9, 2017
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
To be held at the:
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL
Sponsored by: The Grant Training Center

This intensive two-day grant proposal workshop is geared towards those who wish to strengthen their grant writing skills, as well as beginners who wish to acquire and master the techniques of preparing and writing winning proposals to various funding agencies. The focus will be on how to effectively write proposals in times of keen competition and limited resources.

Participants will learn how to:
1. Navigate the world of grant procurement
2. Research and identify potential funding sources
3. Address the guidelines of federal and foundation applications
4. Focus on foundation and corporate giving for the state of Illinois
5. Understand the new federal guidelines for writing winning grants
6. Know the review process and how to address key points for reviewers
7. Write winning grants that stand out against scores of competing submissions
8. Develop focused and realistic budgets
9. Demonstrate the merits excellence and innovation of your proposal
10. Package professional grant submissions

Our ultimate goal is for you to walk away with a product specific to your interests, which includes the grant design, abstract and budget.

To register:
Please click here
Questions? Call us at (866) 704-7268
Workshop Fee: $595.00 (includes a comprehensive directory, workbook, certificate of completion, and continental breakfast)
*Space is limited, and since this class fills up quickly, it is on a first-come, first-serve basis.*

Can’t make it?
Take our
Professional Proposal Writing Online Course

 

Bimonthly Community Research Dialogue: “What Students should know about Community Engaged Research ”


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Sponsor/Host: UIC-Office of Community Engagement & Neighborhood Health Partnerships
Location: UIC Student Center West (Residence Hall Entrance)
Address: 818 S. Wolcott Avenue Room 822
Email: [email protected]

Bimonthly Community Research Dialogue

Topic: “What Students should know about Community Engaged Research ”

Thursday, February 9, 2017

12:00 noon-1:30pm

Parking available in the parking lot next to 828 S. Wolcott Avenue

Researcher dialogues provide an opportunity to share experiences, challenges and strategies to begin a community engaged or community participatory research project.  Bring questions and helpful tips to share with your colleagues.  This is a BROWN BAG event.

RSVP encouraged by email to [email protected] or calling (312) 996-4656.

SummerFest 2017 at Northwestern University


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Sponsor/Host: Northwestern University Residential Services
Location: Norris Center
Address: 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston, Illinois 60208
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Every year hundreds of Northwestern students come to SummerFest to start planning their summer break! Dozens of offices and programs from around campus will be there to talk about internships, grants, fellowships, academic research opportunities, study abroad programs, summer work, classes, language study and more. Throughout the afternoon, there will be presentations on everything from how to prepare for a job interview to how to find funding for your summer, and we’ll have plenty of cotton candy, popcorn, ice cream, and hoagies for lunch. Whether you’re planning to stay in Chicago or want to spend the summer somewhere else in the U.S. or abroad, you’ll find what you need at SummerFest!

Remember to bring along a copy of your resume so that staff from Northwestern Career Advancement can help you polish it for whatever you want to do this summer.

Women of Color in the Academy – Staying Fit: Mind, Body, and Soul


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Location: STANFORD UNIVERSITY
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      This professional development and networking conference will be held on the Stanford University campus March 9-11, 2017. It represents an exciting opportunity for advanced doctoral students, postdocs, and early career faculty members across disciplines to share experiences, get inspired, and acquire knowledge and skills about key areas that directly influence the successful trajectory of women faculty today.
      The conference is open to participants from across the United States. Airfare, hotel and transportation to/from airports in the Bay Area will be provided. There is no requirement for participants to come from certain disciplines or institutions, other than their interest in academic careers. Participants will learn about research-based findings and gain practical skills to advance their individual capacities toward appreciating the challenges and opportunities in their chosen academic career paths as women of color; expand their professional networks, and learn from peers and more senior colleagues at Stanford and elsewhere the art and science of a range of topics including negotiating job offers, academic authenticity, and approaching tenure. Participants will leave with insights and action plans for success in the next steps of their academic careers.
Apply Here by January 15, 2017

Community HPV Training for Cervical Cancer


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Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
Location: Mile Square Health Center-Humboldt Park
Address: 3240 W. Division St. Chicago, IL 60612
Email: [email protected]

 

Presented by:

Dr. Virginia Bishop, MD
Assistant Professor Preventive Medicine
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Join us in:

  • Talking about cervical cancer screenings
  • Talking about cervical cancer facts and myths
  • Asking about vaccines
  • Discussing the role parents play in preventing illnesses

Community Health Workers & Community Members are encouraged to attend!

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NU Biostatistics Collaboration Center – 2016 7-part Fall Lecture Series: Statistically Speaking


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Sponsor/Host: Northwestern University Lurie Cancer Center
Location: Hughes Auditorium
Address: 303 E. Superior Street

Biostatistics Collaboration Center
2016 Fall Lecture Series: Statistically Speaking
The Biostatistics Collaboration Center (BCC) invites you to its 2016 Fall Lecture Series: Statistically Speaking. This 7-part series offered to the FSM community and affiliates provides general information on a range of topics in biostatistics. Click here to register- this is open to non-NU faculty and staff. Please bring your lunch and plan to attend any or all of the presentations during this exciting lecture series!
Join Us
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hughes Auditorium
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior Street
Chicago, Illinois
See PDF flyer here.
Schedule
  • Friday, October 7: Four Lessons in Biostatistics, and Some Biostatistics Along the Way – Leah J. Welty, PhD, BCC Director, Division of Biostatistics, Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Tuesday, October 11: Statistical Considerations for Sex Inclusion in Basic Science Research – Denise M. Scholtens, PhD, Associate Director of the Division of Biostatistics, Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Friday, October 14: The Impact of Other Factors: Confounding, Mediation, and Effect Modification – Amy Yang, MS, Senior Statistical Analyst, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Tuesday, October 18: Statistical Power and Sample Size: What You Need and How Much – Mary Kwasny, ScD, Division of Biostatistics, Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Friday, October 21: Clinical Trials: Highlights from Design to Conduct – Masha Kocherginsky, PhD, Division of Biostatistics, Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Tuesday, October 25: Finding Signals in Big Data – Kwang-Youn A. Kim, PhD,Division of Biostatistics, Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Friday, October 28: Enhancing Rigor and Transparency in Research: Adopting Tools that Support Reproducible Research – Leah J. Welty, PhD, BCC Director, Division of Biostatistics, Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine

 

Foro Comunitario Sobre: CÁNCER DE SENO


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Sponsor/Host: El Centro Integral de Cáncer Robert H. Lurie de la Universidad Northwestern
Location: Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
Address: 303 E. Superior St.,Chicago Auditorio Baldwin
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El Centro Integral de Cáncer Robert H. Lurie de la Universidad Northwestern está comprometido a ser líder nacional en la batalla para vencer el cáncer. Con este fin, el Centro de Cáncer Lurie está dedicado a la investigación científica, avances en el conocimiento médico, proporcionando atención oncológica compasiva, de tecnología avanzada así como también entrenamiento y formación de la próxima generación de médicos y científicos.

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Número de teléfono: 312.883.2527 (312.883.ALAS)

2016 Careers in Science and Medicine: Workshops and Mentoring Session


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Sponsor/Host: AAMC
Location: Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
Address: 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
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2016 Careers in Science and Medicine: Workshops and Mentoring Session Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:30 pm – 5 pm
https://surveys.aamc.org/se.ashx?s=7C7E87CB36CFB9C7

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL, 60018
Phone: 847-544-5300

African Festival of the Arts: Cancer Awareness


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Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC
Location: Washington Park
Address: 5100 S. Cottage Grove Ave. Chicago, Il 60615
Email: jo[email protected]
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Learn more about Men’s health and navigation. Walk through an inflatable colon and get a visual of what colon cancer looks like.

Dates: Friday, September 2 – Monday, September 5 2016

Hours: 10am – 10pm Daily

Place: Washington Park

5100 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

Chicago, Il 60615

The festival takes place Labor Day weekend in the Northeast section of Washington Park.

Community Talk: Cigarette Smoking among Latinos with an Emphasis on Puerto Ricans, LGBTQ Youth and Homeless Youth


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Sponsor/Host: University of Illinois at Chicago and ChicagoCHEC
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago 909 S. Wolcott Street, Room 5175 College of Medicine Medical Research Building Chicago, Illinois 60612
Email: [email protected]

Cigarette Smoking among Latinos with an Emphasis on Puerto Ricans, LGBTQ Youth and Homeless Youth Speakers: Lisa Sánchez-Johnsen, Ph.D., Angelica Alonso, B.S. and Regina Reina, B.S.
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time: 10:00 am- 11:00 am
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago 909 S. Wolcott Street, Room 5175 College of Medicine Medical Research Building Chicago, Illinois 60612
Reasons to Attend this Free Talk:
*Learn about cigarette smoking in the Latino community with a focus on Puerto Ricans
*Learn about research findings from studies on Latinos in Chicago
*Learn about smoking in various groups such as LGBTQ and homeless youth
*Learn about resources for smoking cessation
Additional Benefits:
Receive brochures about cigarette smoking and Puerto Ricans
Receive other helpful resources/ materials
Refreshments/ food will be served!
Incentives will be given!
To sign up to attend this talk, please contact Melinda Monge or Connie Zacarias at 312-355-2529 or [email protected] by July 22, 2016. Space is limited, so call or email today!
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Funding for this talk came from the American Psychological Association. This talk was also made possible by the
National Institutes of Health-National Cancer Institute’s Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative
(U54CA202995, U54CA202997 and U54CA203000)