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Entries from November 2008

Grant Advice is Only as Good as the Knowledge Behind It

November 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

As faithful readers know, in my other life I’m a graduate student in English Literature at the University of Arizona. A few weeks ago, first years were required to attend a brief seminar on grant writing, which amused me given GWC’s low opinion of training sessions, courses, and the like. Isaac is fond of telling [...]

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Now It’s Time for the Rest of the Story

November 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Faithful readers will recall my post on the perils of last minute changes to proposal concepts in Stay the Course: Don’t Change Horses (or Concepts) in the Middle of the Stream (or Proposal Writing). But, as Paul Harvey likes to say, now it is time for The Rest of the Story. . . Just after [...]

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November Links: Myths, Housing, and More

November 7th, 2008 · No Comments

* The New Republic has an article based on a Brookings Institute piece that deconstructs the small-town USA mythology regularly propagated in proposals: But the idea that we are a nation of small towns is fundamentally incorrect. The real America isn’t found in cities or suburbs or small towns, but in the metropolitan areas or [...]

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