Research Administration Hot Topics

RAHT

URA hosts Research Administration Hot Topics (RAHT) sessions every 3rd Monday of the month. RAHT is a series of mini trainings & learning opportunities. Attend all or feel free to attend those only relevant to you/your role!

Upcoming sessions are listed in the "Events" section on the URA Homepage, and notices are sent to the URA Grants Admin Listserv*

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Previous RAHT Sessions & Power Points

Topic: Here Come the Subs: The Lifecycle of an Incoming Sub-Award & Overdrafts on Ended Awards
Presenter: Arpa Orojian (URA) & Chris Sorensen (SAA)
Date: Monday, May 15, 2017
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am

Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: Research Terms & Conditions: The Who, What, Where, When, How & Why
Presenter: Natasha Meier (URA)
Date: Monday, April 17, 2017
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am

Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic:The Funding Proposal: A discussion on the data fields and best practices
Presenter: Laura Lindley (URA)
Date: Monday, March 20, 2017
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am

Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: Financial Reporting & Closeouts; Federal Agency Updates
Presenter: Christi Brooks (SAA) & Chris Sorensen (SAA)
Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am

Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: NIH & NSF Updates (PDF)
Presenter: Arpa Orojian (URA)
Date: Monday, November 21st 2016
Time:  09:30 – 10:30 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: New F&A Rate Agreement (PDF)
Presenters: Michael Ludwig (URA) & Chris Sorensen (SAA)
Date: Monday, October 17th 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: Relinquishing Statements (PDF)
Presenters: Christi Brooks (SAA) & Laura Lindley (URA) 
Date: Monday, September 19th 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: Bi-Weekly Student Payroll Conversion (PDF)
Presenters: Christine Sorensen (SAA)
Date: Monday, August 15th 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: Award Terms and Conditions & E-Verify (PDF)
Presenters: Lynda Wolter (URA)
Date: Monday, July 18th 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: Compliance 101: Back to the Basics! Hot Topic Series (PDF)
Presenters: Melissa Copersmet (MED), Jessica Miotk (PHS), Laura Lindley (URA)
Date: Monday, June 20th 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: Award Management (Panel Discussion)
Additional Resources: 1) No Power Point – in-person, panel Q/A only but 2) Subrecipient, Vendor, Consultant (DOC)
Presenters: Cindy Cheers (SSD), Katie Gut (BSD), Jacob Homan (PSD), Laura Lindley (URA)
Date: Monday, June 6th 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

MAY 2016 – No RAHT session.

Topic: New NIH Application Forms (PDF)
Additional Resources: 1) NIH Pre-Award Form D Update (WORD) & 2) NIH Form D Summary (WORD)
Presenters: Jessica Lawrence – URA & Michele O'Neill – BSD
Date: Monday, April 18th 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: De-mystifying PI Eligibility (PDF)
Presenters: Jessica Lawrence, Lynda Wolter, Laura Lindley – URA
Date: Monday, March 21st 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: 1) The New and Improved Sponsored Consulting Agreement Process & 2) NIH Updates (PDF)
Presenters: Arden Smith & Laura Lindley – URA
Date: Monday, February 15th 2016
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  KCBD Auditorium, 1103

Topic: Federal Sponsor Policy Updates (PDF)
Presenters: Andre Walker & Laura Lindley – URA
Date: Monday, December 14th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: ASSIST: Return of the Multi-Project Application (PDF)
Presenters: Lindsay Liebert – URA & Lynn Kaczmarz – MED
Date: Monday, November 16th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: FY15 Payroll Verification Process & Effort Reporting (PDF)
Presenter: Mary Beth Rudofski – SAA
Date: Monday, October 26th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: Outgoing Subaward Process (PDF)
Presenter: Laura Lindley – URA
Date: Monday, September 14th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: Update on UG Closeouts and New NIH Draw Procedures (PDF)
Presenter(s): Mary Beth Rudofski – SAA
Date: Monday, August 17th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: Who ya gonna call?!?! Updated URA/SAA Staff and Services (PDF)
Presenter(s): Joanne Altieri & Jessica Lawrence – URA, Mary Beth Rudofski – SAA
Date: Monday, July 20th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: Data integrity and year-end closing requirements (PDF)
Presenter: Lynda Wolter – URA
Date: Monday, June 15th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 008

Topic: Overview of the new Cost Share Policy and Procedures (PDF)
Presenter(s): Lynda Wolter – URA & Mary Beth Rudofski – SAA
Date: Monday, May 18th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: NIH Public Access (My NCBI – My Bibliography) & New Biosketch Requirements (available in SciENcv) (PDF)
Presenter: Aaron House – URA
Date: Monday, April 20th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
Place:  BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic : OMB Uniform Guidance: Closeouts (PDF)
Presenter(s):  Joanne Altieri – URA, Mary Beth Rudofski – SAA
Date: Monday, March 16th 2015
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Place: BSLC Auditorium Room 205

Topic: Subrecipient Considerations: Under the New Uniform Guidance  (PDF)
Presenter(s): Joanne Altieri & Alina Negomireanu – URA, Mary Beth Rudofski – SAA
Date: Monday, February 16th 2015
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Place: BSLC Auditorium Room 205

Topic: UG: Same Same, But Different! Demystifying the new OMB Uniform Guidance (PDF)
Presenter(s): Sandra Santizo – URA, Mary Beth Rudofski – SAA
Date: Monday, January 26th 2015
Time:  10:00 – 11:00 am
PlaceBSLC Auditorium Room 205

Topic: Submitting Through ASSIST or: How I Learned to Stop Stressing and Tackle Multi‐Project Applications (PDF)
Presenter: Lindsay Liebert  – URA
Date: December 15, 2014
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Place: BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: How to route RPPRs for review and submission & Common S2S errors and how to avoid them! (PDF)
Presenter: Laura Lindley – URA
Date: November 17, 2014
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Place: BSLC Auditorium 001

Topic: Using eBRAP – the Electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal” – Dept. of Defense’s new application receipt system (PDF)
Presenter: Laura Lindley – URA
Date: October 20, 2014
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Place: BSLC Auditorium 001