"When the Vice Presidents of Research get together in Oklahoma...they do work collectively, and I think that's the only venue in Oklahoma where that really happens...That's a value of EPSCoR, which is pretty invaluable."
--Paul Risser, OK State System of Higher Education
"This ['Ike Wai water project] is a compelling example of how the University of Hawaii is helping Hawaii through our unique strengths and partnerships."
--David Lassner, President, University of Hawaii
“The INBRE program is really our [Maine's] gateway for our students to do biomedical research.”
--Chris Peterson, College of the Atlantic
"This project [MILES] is a perfect example of how research makes a difference in the lives of Idaho citizens, affecting not only our quality of life, but also the economic future of our communities."
--Mark Rudin, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Boise State University
"By tackling locally relevant issues, the researchers and students engaged in these projects [EPSCoR RII Track-1] build a foundation for improved education and economic development in these states [Hawai'i, Nebraska, Vermont], while also advancing scientific research both nationally and internationally."
--Dr. Denise Barnes, NSF EPSCoR Section Head
"This [COBRE grant] shows the high impact research that is done by investigators at the School of Medicine and UND."
--Brij Singh, Professor, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
"Undergraduate research is an essential component of an education in STEM majors."
--Tim Grover, Department of Natural Sciences Chairperson, Castleton University
"Our soils and the crops they produce are invaluable resources for Nebraska and those around the globe who depend on our agriculture food and natural resource systemm. Innovative, collaborative research like this [EPSCoR-funded project] is why Nebraska is at the leading edge of science aimed at increasing productivity and protecting critical resources."
--Ronnie Green, Chancellor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"This [NSF-funded] center gives us [Kentucky] the ability to work more seamlessly with other leading universities in our region to conduct cutting-edge and policy-relevant research in the social and health sciences."
--James Ziliak, Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics/Director, Center for Poverty Research, University of Kentucky