Research Integrity and Compliance




A revised version of the PAPPG was issued on 11/20/2014, which incorporates OMB’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), as well as other policy updates. On 01/26/2015, the following changes will be made to FastLane . . .

NIH: We will allow researchers an additional four months to make the transition to the new format. Until due dates of May 25, researchers are encouraged to use the new format but will be allowed to submit applications using either the old or the new biosketch format as described at NOT-OD-15-032. ...Click here for more

NIH’s standard due dates for the small business innovation research (SBIR) and small business technology transfer research (STTR) programs are changing.

David Brown earned his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Colorado Denver. Before the path to a doctorate in math, David majored in both Math and Philosophy and was a competitive bodybuilder who earned several titles in his teens and early twenties.

When not flying through the air during trapeze lessons or sewing with electricity, Dr. Deborah A. Fields seeks to understand the power of connected learning by studying how students’ learning is enriched when school, home, friends, and playful online spaces are combined.

Evelyn Funda is a professor of English at USU, where she specializes in American literature and teaches courses on American culture, including a popular course on the literature and culture of the American Farm. As a daughter of Idaho farmers, agriculture is a subject close to Evelyn’s heart.

Jarod Raithel is a PhD research fellow with the USU Ecology Center. Jarod is a certified PADI Divemaster, and he and his wife helped found the Koh Ra ecolodge in Khura Buri, Thailand in 2009. His greatest joy arises from watching his two small children—Bodhi and Sage—discover their world.

Jenna Glover received her PhD from Utah State University in clinical psychology. She works as a therapist at Avalon Hills, a residential eating disorder clinic in Paradise, UT. She has been honored with awards for teaching excellence, service to students, and wellness.

James H. Davis is a professor of strategic management and the chairman of the Management Department at Utah State University. He loves hiking, fishing and running—recently completing a 200+ mile Ragnar relay— and enjoys spending time his children and the love of his life, Jennifer.

Matthew D. LaPlante is the son of a newspaperman who was, in turn, the son of a newspaperman. Now a professor of journalism at USU, his work has appeared in CNN, The Washington Post, Christianity Today and more. An avid snowboarder, Matthew lives in SLC with his wife, Heidi, and daughter, Spike.