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Office of Sponsored Programs News

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) serves as the principal point of contact for individuals seeking and/or managing external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activities. It acknowledges and supports the efforts of faculty in seeking and utilizing external funding on behalf of their own professional interests and on behalf of the university’s mission.

Current Sponsored Programs News

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Research | August 31, 2021

UNLV scholarly communication librarian connects faculty with tools like ORCID to manage their publications and online presence.

Portrait of Stephanie Page of the Office of Sponsored Programs
People | May 3, 2021

Knowing that her work in the office of sponsored programs sometimes plays a role in a faculty member receiving their first grant is a humbling experience for Stephanie Page.

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People | October 29, 2018

Event planning led this alumna to managing sponsored programs at her alma mater.

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People | November 6, 2017

This recent hire ensures that clinical research trials transfer to UNLV’s new School of Medicine smoothly.

Recent Sponsored Programs Accomplishments

June 24, 2019
Jane Kober and Ruth Lopez (both Sponsored Programs) recently accomplished a career goal of receiving their certification in research administration. The designation of certified research administrator indicates that an individual has met the Research Administrators Certification Council's eligibility requirements and has demonstrated the level of...
February 5, 2019
Felicia Sumler and Drew Ehlert (both Sponsored Programs) recently accomplished a career goal of receiving their certification in research administration. The designation of certified research administrator indicates that an individual has met the Research Administrators Certification Council's eligibility requirements and has demonstrated the...
June 20, 2018
Lori Ciccone, Lyndsay Ifo, Hallie Lyons, Francisco Mejia, Quentin Murrel, and Mary Vicuna-Howe (all Sponsored Programs) recently accomplished a career goal of receiving their certification in research administration.The designation of certified research administrator indicates that an individual has met the Research Administrators Certification...