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Faculty Programs

The Teaching Resource Center provides support for faculty to improve teaching skills, including development of new learning strategies. Visit the TRC website.

Professors Across Borders provides travel support for faculty traveling to international conferences or conducting research activities in other countries. Visit the Professors Across Borders website.

The Office of Research Development is supported by the NIH EARDA program. This office will work with faculty to develop research grant proposals involving biomedical research. There are competitive funds for Pilot Research Programs each year. Visit the ORD website.

The Center for Health Disparities Research is part of the NIH "research infrastructure in minority institutions" (RIMI) program. It is designed to help minority-serving universities build innovative research programs aimed at reducing health inequalities among racial and ethnic groups and among people living below the poverty line. Visit the Center for Promotion of Health Disparities website.

The ASI Student Research and Travel Fund is supported by ASI fees paid by students. This fund provides support for undergraduate and graduate student research (up to $1,000) and for travel funds to present papers at conferences within the student's discipline. Visit the Graduate Studies website.

The Office of Community Engagement advances community-based programs by providing faculty mini-grants for service learning courses and for community-based participatory research that directly addresses local problems. Visit the Office of Community Engagement website.