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Kyllo, Carole J.; Kane, Robert L. – Educational Gerontology, 1996
A yearlong training program involved 77 faculty from multiple disciplines in improving aging-related knowledge and appreciation for other disciplines' treatment of the topic. Evaluation showed good results for passive cognitive learning, slightly less for active cognitive learning, and mixed for affective. Four regional geriatric education centers…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Faculty Development, Fellowships
Desruisseaux, Paul; McMillen, Liz – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
The Ford Foundation's increase, by almost one-fourth, of support to higher education is intended to reinvigorate college teaching, especially in the social sciences, and to improve opportunities for minority group faculty. Other new foundation efforts include support of a program to assist victims of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, College Faculty, College Instruction, Communicable Diseases
Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board, Olympia. – 1992
This status report presents progress data concerning the Graduate Fellowship Program that was initiated in Washington State in 1987. The Washington State legislature enacted the Graduate Fellowship Trust Fund Program to strengthen partnerships between citizens and public four-year institutions. It does this by providing a matching grant program to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Fellowships, Financial Support, Fund Raising
Winkler, Karen J. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
The Harvard "Program in Ethics and the Professions" focuses less on abstract moral reasoning than on practical problems, the concrete decisions and dilemmas of the real world. Another key question that has been discussed is whether or not it is possible to teach moral reasoning without teaching moral values. (MLW)
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Ethics, Fellowships, Higher Education
McMillan, Liz – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Undergraduate science education at liberal arts colleges and historically Black institutions will be the focus of a program of grants given by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Colleges were invited to submit proposals to strengthen their biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics programs. (MLW)
Descriptors: Biology, Biomedicine, Black Colleges, Chemistry
Wilson, Robin – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
The Javits fellowship program, designed to encourage students to enter the arts, humanities, and social sciences by offering fellowships that would allow them to attend prestigious institutions, is described. Some believe the Reagan Administration has delayed each competition because it wanted to abolish the Javits program. (MLW)
Descriptors: Competition, Federal Programs, Fellowships, Financial Support
McMillen, Liz – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
The intertwined fortunes of the Danforth Foundation and Washington University are discussed. The foundation has phased out its regular programs in higher education in favor of secondary education and regional projects, leaving for higher education only the Dorothy Danforth Compton Minority program and support of Washington University. (MLW)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Endowment Funds, Fellowships, Fund Raising
McMillen, Liz – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1988
More than 90 percent of the American Association of University Women's Educational Foundation funds comes from the association's 150,000 members. Awards for graduate study, postdoctoral studies, and international fellowships are reported. (MLW)
Descriptors: Fellowships, Females, Foreign Students, Fund Raising
Palmer, Stacy E. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Government, university, and private foundation officials are worried about the effects of the tax law on graduate students. The National Science Foundation is considering compensating students for the amount of new taxes they will owe. Foreign students are expected to incur substantial increases in U.S. taxes. (MLW)
Descriptors: Colleges, Federal Legislation, Fellowships, Finance Reform
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National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. – 1981
Provided is a listing of all National Science Foundation (NSF) program grants and contracts awarded in Fiscal Year 1981. The listing is organized by specific NSF programs within these areas: (1) mathematical and physical sciences; (2) engineering; (3) biological, behavioral, and social sciences; (4) astronomical, atmospheric, earth, and ocean…
Descriptors: Awards, Contracts, Educational Research, Engineering
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National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. – 1982
Provided is a listing of all National Science Foundation (NSF) program grants and contracts awarded in Fiscal Year 1982. The listing is organized by specific NSF programs within these areas: (1) mathematical and physical sciences; (2) engineering; (3) biological, behavioral, and social sciences; (4) astronomical, earth, and ocean sciences…
Descriptors: Awards, Contracts, Educational Research, Engineering