Getting To Know All About You (err, Your Awards) – Part Four Gifts

Previously, we discussed several different types of sponsored projects and a few of the mechanisms at play when performing work under their auspices.  Next, we started a more in-depth examination of the award types with a look at the distinguishing characteristics of grants.  Last Tuesday, we looked at cooperative agreements.  Monday, we focused on contracts, and today we’ll finish up with a tour of perhaps the rarest of all awards: gifts.

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Getting To Know All About You (err, Your Awards) – Part Three

Previously, we discussed several different types of sponsored projects and a few of the mechanisms at play when performing work under their auspices.  Next, we started a more in-depth examination of the award types with a look at the distinguishing characteristics of grants.  Last Tuesday, we looked at cooperative agreements.  Today, we’ll focus on contracts.

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Rest for the Weary Coeus User

For many of our loyal readers, the bane of their existence is exporting data from COEUS (our internal routing system) into an Excel spreadsheet for the purposes of generating reports.  Not surprisingly, given (1) the number of proposals that flow through our school, and (2) Microsoft’s spotless operational record for their products, this relatively simple desire for data collection has regularly driven people to fits of despair.  That is, until now.

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Sheldon’s Fun-day Friday

Today is December 2, and you know what that means – TIME TO BUY ME GIFTS!

It’s always better to give than to receive, which means the gifts are just piling up for me!  I recently learned that Christmas can come every day of the year if you have coworkers who set Amazon one-click shopping as their homepage. My new Kindle will be here tomorrow and I can’t wait to watch Elf on repeat! That’s right, people; Hanukkah is going to last way longer than 8 nights for this tortoise!

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