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UMD Division of Research Virtual Town Hall: Research under COVID-19 Restrictions
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Zoom Web Conference
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Adam Grant

Virtual Town Hall:  Research under COVID-19 Restrictions
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
1:00-2:00 PM

Dr. Laurie Locascio, Vice President for Research

Ms. Denise Clark, Associate Vice President for Research Administration
Mr. Eric Chapman, Associate Vice President for Research Development
Ms. Wendy Montgomery, Director, Office of Research Administration
Mr. Marchon Jackson, Director, Sponsored Programs Accounting and Compliance
Mr. Adam Grant, Export Compliance Officer


  • State of Research at UMD in FY20 before and after COVID-19 Restrictions – Laurie Locascio 
  • High Level Overview – How are the Agencies are Responding to COVID-19  for Research Administration -  Denise Clark
  • High Level Overview - How the Agencies are Responding to COVID-19 for Research Opportunities –Eric Chapman 
  • Difference between Contracts, Grants and Cooperative Agreements and Federal Guidance- Wendy Montgomery 
  • Direct Charging to Sponsored Programs- Marchon Jackson 
  • Sensitive and Restricted Research – Adam Grant 
  • Q&A (see below)

Submit Questions in Advance:

Due to the anticipated size of this meeting, we are asking for questions to be submitted in advance to ensure we are able to cover your question.  Audience participants can also use the "comment" feature during the meeting to ask questions.  Video and Audio input will be disabled for participants.  

Please submit questions to by COB Monday, April 6. 

Registration Required:

Register in advance for this meeting: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This Event is For: Faculty • Staff


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