Updates for the U of A community for the week ending May 1

This week’s update includes a message of thanks from President Turpin, information about a new email notification from the Research Services Office, and a deadline extension for faculty excellence awards.

01 May 2020

Posted: May 1, 2:00 p.m.

Here are this week’s updates for the U of A community:

A message from President Turpin

With the Winter term officially drawing to an end, President Turpin shares his thanks to the community for their extraordinary efforts in this exceptional semester. He also discusses the Fall 2020 planning process, including the efforts of the various planning committees who are exploring academic, research, and operational considerations.

New COVID-19 research funding opportunities email notifications

The Research Services Office hosts COVID-19 funding opportunities in its funding database. RSO has now added email notifications when a new COVID-19 opportunity is added. You can subscribe to these notifications here.  

Faculty Excellence Awards - Nomination Extension

Recognizing the need to maintain equity of opportunity amid the challenges posed by COVID-19’s impacts on our community, the nomination deadline for the Faculty Excellence Awards has been extended to June 15. Visit the Centre for Teaching and Learning’s website to learn more.