Teaching Dollars & Sense

William E. Lewis, distinguished lecturer in finance at KU, teaches a personal finance course that addresses fiscal topics traditionally tied to college life — budgeting, paying bills, renting an apartment — but also helps students prepare for tasks that lie ahead — saving for retirement, investing, buying a home. Watch video »

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STIMULATING RESEARCH: More information concerning funding opportunities from the federal stimulus package has become available as government agencies, including the National Science Foundation, NASA, Department of Energy and others, execute their mandate to spend billions on research. The Office of Research and Graduate Studies has developed a Web site to gather information on the funding opportunities for KU researchers, www.rgs.ku.edu/leadership/researchstimulus/.

Many entries are specific to the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and Department of Energy, but the site also has an “other” category that features Department of Defense and Environmental Protection Act opportunities. The site will be regularly updated as more competitions are made available and other entries expire.

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