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RAG Mag Spring 2024 Issue

We are pleased to release the Research Administration Group Magazine, the RAG Mag, Spring 2024 issue. In this issue, we feature a message from Dr. Laneika Musalini, OSRP Director, and Joshua Harris, Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager, as well as timely announcements. Download the Spring 2024 RAG Mag.




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OSRP Process Flowchart

Have you ever wondered how this entire grant process works? OSRP has created this process flowchart to illustrate the “cradle to grave” lifetime of your grant. To view the flowchart PDF click here.


Please be advised that all federal, state, and local government grants and contracts must be reviewed, approved, and submitted by OSRP staff.

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Advanced Manufacturing Institute EDA University Center Grant

With a 5-year $997,200 grant from the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) University Center Program, the MSU Denver Advanced Manufacturing Sciences Institute  has partnered with other higher-education institutions on the Auraria Campus to create the Industry 4.0 Center of Excellence, a downtown hub of manufacturing innovation. This center will grow to become a focal point of advanced manufacturing for the entire state by showcasing technologies such as sensors, robotics, AI and additive manufacturing. For an in-depth look watch MSU Denver President Dr. Janine Davidson visit the Advanced Manufacturing Sciences Institute.



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National Science Foundation Funds Colorado-Wyoming Climate Resilience Engine

On January 29, 2024, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced funding for the Colorado-Wyoming Climate Resilience Engine. The CO-WY Engine will initially receive up to $15 million for the next two years, totaling up to $160 million over ten years. The CO-WY Engine is a groundbreaking initiative focused on driving innovation in climate resiliency which will catalyze a series of significant outcomes to reshape the landscape of reliable climate technologies and economic development in Colorado and Wyoming. The award includes $375,000 to support the participation of MSU Denver interns.




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$500,00 Colorado Attorney General’s Office grant supports PISCES cybersecurity program

For sophisticated hackers, small government agencies and local institutions can seem like sitting ducks. And while the federal government and major corporations all have generous budgets to fund monitoring and protection, most smaller organizations and civic institutions simply do not. Through PISCES, student analysts provide a monitoring service, and when they spot anything suspicious, they escalate it immediately to the National Cybersecurity Center. Read the full story in MSU Denver’s RED.




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Top Fulbright-producing Institution

Metropolitan State University of Denver is among the nation’s top Fulbright Scholar-producing institutions in 2022-23. The University is one of only six master’s-degree-granting institutions in the country to produce three or more Fulbright scholars. Read the full Early Bird story. 

Featured Hispanic Serving Institution Grant Deadlines


Spring Edition 2024 Colorado Talent Pipeline Report

The Colorado Talent Pipeline Report is developed by the Colorado Workforce Development Council in partnership with the Colorado Departments of Higher Education, Labor and Employment, Education, Human Services, Local Affairs, and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. The in-depth annual Talent Pipeline Report is published in December. Between full reports, seasonal editions allow for more timely information.  Read the Spring 2024 Edition, access the full Talent Pipeline Reports or visit the Colorado Talent Dashboard to dig into the data.


Office of Sponsored Research and Programs

Supporting faculty and staff fundraising goals

Office Location:
Jordan Student Success Building (JSSB)
890 Auraria Parkway
3rd Floor – #342

Mailing Address:
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP)
Campus Box 4
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362