Of the recently announced 2009-2011 KITP Scholars, Peter Love, Monika Lynker, Lea F. Santos, Janet Scheel, and Alexander Small are all members of the Anacapa Society. Congratulations to them all! For more information on the KITP scholars program, go here.
We are pleased to announce that of the recently selected KITP Scholars, three of them are members of the Anacapa Society. Those newly selected include Anacapans Mary Alberg, Stanley Radford, and Martin Veillette. Congratulations to all of them! For more information on the KITP scholars program, go here.
articles on grant-writing Debunking Some Myths About Grant Writing, by Kenneth T. Henson (Chronicle of Higher Education) Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal, by S.J. Levine (Michigan State University) Proposal Writer’s Guide by D. Thackrey (University of Michigan) Ten Ways to Write a Better Grant: Sure You Need a Good Idea, But it’s More than […]
Mid-career is the period, typically a few years after tenure, in which theorists at PUI, despite having established solid research records, may find it difficult to maintain the pace of intellectual life they enjoyed pre-tenure. There are many strategies for mid-career faculty to maintain their enthusiasm and productivity, in spite of the many new duties […]
Congratulations; you got the job! Now what? The Anacapa Society has some suggestions to help you succeed as a theorist at your PUI. I. Precalculate your strategy New hires need to understand both formal and informal expectations of them, especially those for tenure*. This requires deciphering the formal documents (such as a faculty handbook and […]
Broad searches for grants US government grants (includes NSF, DOE and more) Community of Science List of foundations and federal agencies Check with your institution to see if they subscribe to subscription services such as: SPIN search from InfoEd IRIS Your institution’s Grants Office/Office of Sponsored Research! Grants targeted for faculty at PUI Research Corporation Cottrell […]
As of May 20th, 2008, we have 92 members who are theorists at primarily undergraduate institutions! Our members generally fall into one of three categories: faculty members at primarily undergraduate institutions; graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are considering careers at primarily undergraduate institutions; and physicists at other institutions who are supportive of our mission. […]
Local Organizers: Jiajia Dong, Hamline University Arjendu K. Pattanayak, Carleton College Tonnis ter Veldhuis, Macalester College Advisory Board: Herb Bernstein, Hampshire College Andy Rundquist, Hamline University Alex Small, Cal Poly Pomona Don Spector, Hobart & William Smith Colleges
The Anacapa Society held its second workshop for theoretical and computational physicists at primarily undergraduate institutions at Cal Poly Pomona, December 10-11. This meeting was jointly sponsored by the Anacapa Society and the Department of Physics at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The purpose was to provide an opportunity for dialogue on research and career […]
The Anacapa Society held its first Workshop for theoretical and computational physicists at primarily undergraduate institutions at Amherst College, August 17-20. The workshop was held at Amherst College, which is the host organization for the Anacapa Society. Support for the workshop was provided by the National Science Foundation under grant PHY-0758149, Amherst College, Hampshire College, […]