Preparing Graduates for a 21st Century Workforce
Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN
November 1-3, 2002

Application Procedures

Download the Team Information Form.

All Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) activities are designed to build institutional teams informed about and committed to strengthening the science/ mathematics programs for which they are responsible. The PKAL/Hamline Workshop "Preparing Graduates for a 21st Century Workforce" is limited to 60 participants. Teams will be selected from applications received by Tuesday, October 8, 2002. Applications received after this date will be considered on a space-available basis.

Applications should include:

  1. A letter from the president or chief academic officer of the institution endorsing the application.
  2. A one-page description of current academic and industrial collaborative efforts, including successes achieved and difficulties encountered; the appropriateness of the team in regard to the proposed project should also be described. The description must be in 12-point font (with one-inch margins on all sides).

    Please include the following heading on the description:

    • Name of Institution
    • Descriptive Partnership Title

  3. A completed Team Information Form.
  4. A one-paragraph resume of each member of the proposed team.
  5. A question that your team would like to have addressed in the opening session of the workshop.

Note: If your institution has received a Keck/PKAL Consultation, please include in application a brief update on recent follow-up activities in response to the consultants' report.

    Please submit applications (2 copies) to:

    Project Kaleidoscope
    Suite 803
    1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Fax: 202-331-1283/Email: pkal@pkal.org

Applications may be submitted by fax if originals follow in regular mail.

Workshop Fees & Lodging

The workshop fee is $200.00 per person--this includes meals and workshop materials. Participants or their institutions pay the cost of travel and lodging. Institutions will be invoiced upon workshop acceptance. Hotel rooms are available near campus at $79.00 per night.

Note: Each Faculty 21 Member is eligible for using one (1) registration fee waiver per year to go towards a Project Kaleidoscope Workshop, when attending an event with a team. If the attending Faculty 21 Member(s) has not already used his/her waiver within the past 12 months, the waiver will automatically be applied to the team invoice. The waiver is contingent upon the Faculty 21 member submitting a post-workshop report on the impact of the workshop to be submitted within one-month after the event. If the report is not submitted, the institutional team will be invoiced for the Faculty 21 Member's registration fee.

Event Schedule

The workshop begins at 5:00 p.m. on November 1 and concludes by Noon on Sunday, November 3. All event activities take place at Hamline University with the exception with Saturday evening's dinner, which will be held off campus. Agenda information will be posted here shortly.