Funding Opportunities and Challenges Through USDA and Other Food and Health Related Programs
- Monday, April 13, 2015 from 9:30am to 11:00am
- Plant Biosciences Building - view map
Presenter: Dr. Hiram Larew, recently retired Director of the Center for International Programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA/NIFA)
Session I: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
One-on-one consultations with Dr. Larew, 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Room 229, Plant Biosciences Building. For advanced registration for a 15-minute session, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
During this workshop, Dr. Larew will provide updates on USDA and other U.S. Government funding opportunities for international research, and how cultural and global awareness can be effectively used to enhance teaching, service/outreach, and research. Participants will gain additional skills in how to integrate cultural competencies into their health and food security programs. This will be an interactive workshop with participants exploring methods, concerns, opportunities, and metrics for conducting culturally competent teaching and research with local sovereign nations and in international environments.
Facilitators: Dr. Florence Dunkel as well as Native American and international students Jason Baldes, Sierra Alexander, Aedine Ndi Peyou, and Michelle Hicks.
Event sponsored by MSU Center for Faculty Excellence, MSU College of Agriculture, Office of International Programs, MSU Office of Research and Economical Development.
- Center for Faculty Excellence