The following are important dates in the “Broadening the Bridge” project.
Spring 2015: Expected award of third round of grants for faculty and staff members’ collaborative projects, for summer 2015.
March 31, 2014: Expected submission by the colleges of narrative and financial reports on the first year of the grant project.
November 6, 2014: Award of second round of grants made to support faculty and staff members’ collaborative projects, over winter and spring 2015.
October 22, 2014: St. Olaf and Carleton Physics Departments stage a joint poster session for all Ole and Carl physics and astronomy students who conducted research or held internships over summer 2014.
Fall 2014: Offering of first course designed for joint enrollment, Greg Marfleet’s “Political Psychology of Presidential Foreign Policy Decision Making“
Summer 2014: Pursuit by faculty and staff of numerous collaborative projects.
May 19, 2014: Award of first round of grants made to support faculty and staff members’ collaborative projects, largely over summer 2015
December 18, 2013: Award of $1,400,000 grant to the colleges by the Foundation.
October 11, 2013: Submission by the colleges of a joint proposal to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a four-year, $1,400,000 collaborative project.
Fall 2012 through Summer 2013: Completion of exploratory project.
July 16, 2012: Award by the Foundation of the $50,000 exploratory grant to the colleges
June 21, 2012: Submission by the colleges of a joint proposal to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a one-year, $50,000 exploratory project