Congratulations to our latest STAR RA Bootcamp cohort for completing 6 weeks of intensive pre-award training! See a list of graduate names on the STAR RA Bootcamp Graduates webpage:https://star.wustl.edu/bootcamp-graduates/
RA Terminology & Acronyms Study Tool Now Available
The STAR Program at Washington University is making available a Quizlet tool to help RAs learn relevant terminology and acronyms used in the field. Review modes include: Flashcards, Learn, Test, Match. The tool may be found on the STAR Resources webpage.
STAR RA Bootcamp (Pre-Award) Spring 2023 Session Scheduled
STAR RA Bootcamp (Pre-Award) Spring Session Scheduled
December 2022: STAR Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to all of our latest STAR Program certificate recipients! A complete list of awardees may be viewed here. Kelly Childress (Grant Analyst, OSRS) Jasmina Kusuran (Grant Specialist II, Neurology) Emily Parker (Grant Specialist II, Radiation Oncology) Tiffany Redden (Grant Specialist II, DOM Business Office) Kristin Richter (Grant Specialist II, Psychiatry)
RA Bootcamp Graduates FA22
Congratulations to our latest STAR RA Bootcamp cohort for completing 6 weeks of intensive pre-award training! Ali Adams Alexis Banks Laura Biekert Brittni Cannella Kelly Childress Tiffany Coleman Sandra Dearlove Christal Douglas Taylor Harris Freedom Jackson Kristen Kemper Marie Kenney Julie Libich Pamela Mullin Priya Navin Emily Parker Brittany Platt Adriane Randolph Jessica Ray Kristi […]
STAR RA Bootcamp Fall Session Scheduled
The STAR Program has scheduled the fall session for pre-award RA Bootcamp! The STAR RA Bootcamp program provides intensive training covering a variety of research administration processes, focusing on topics that are applicable university-wide. The program will take place over the course of six weeks from September 12-October 21, 2022. To be eligible, participants must […]
June 2022: Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to all of our latest STAR Program certificate recipients! A complete list of awardees may be viewed here. Charly Campbell (Sr Grant Specialist, Pediatrics) Cynthia Goessling (Grants Specialist, Biomedical Engineering) Tracy Goodman (Grant Specialist, Pathology & Immunology) Natalie Goodwin-Frank (Director, Research Development & Administration) Kaylee Gottschalk (Compliance Specialist, Research Education & Information) Theresa Kenyon […]
RA Bootcamp Graduates SP22
Congratulations to our STAR RA Bootcamp participants for completing 6 weeks of intensive pre-award training! Craig Biehle Elizabeth Cook Cade Dibadj Katie Geist Tracy Goodman Ady Haas Andrew Harshbarger Matt Hinklin Bryce Hoener Ellen John Jenny Kiesel Patty Li Debra Miller Katrina Moore Darren Murphy Whitney Payne Tiffany Redden Angela Schultz Bekah Sciaroni Lee Sellars […]
December 2021: Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to our new STAR certificate recipients! Devin Alfred (Sr Grants Specialist, SPA) Katie Chrapek (Grant/Administrative Coordinator, Engineering) Lindsay Danner (Manager, SPA) Sandra Doyle (RA, DOM Business Office) Christine Gatuiria (Sr Grant Specialist, Surgery) Heidi Gibbar (Sr Auditor, Internal Audit) Jennifer Higginbotham (Sr Grant Specialist, Surgery) Michelle Hoelscher (Project Administrator, Radiology) JoAnne Humphries (Dir Bus […]
Certificate Awardees List Now on STAR Website
Individuals who have earned the STAR Certificate are now listed on a new page (click here). The certificate requires 40 hours of STAR class credit, including pre and post award subject matter. Those who have earned the certificate demonstrate a comprehensive understanding and mastery of research administration topics.
STAR 120: Workday Hot Topic Recordings
Recordings for STAR 120: Workday Hot Topic classes may be viewed at the links below. FFR Dashboard RA Session_4Oct2021 Workday Reporting (Pt5)_24Sep2021 Workday Reporting (Pt4)_31Aug2021 Workday Reporting (Pt3)_25Aug2021 Workday LAMPS_20Aug_2021 Workday Reporting (Pt2)_12Aug2021 Workday PAAs_4Aug2021 Workday Open Lab_30July2021 (PCAs for multiple grants; Central Payroll; RPT4710; RPT5961; RPT4785; Obligations and job transfers; RPT5713; RPT6042; Monthly reporting; […]
June 2021: STAR Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to our new STAR certificate recipients! Patricia Arnold (Senior Research Administrator, Radiation Oncology) JoAnne Cousins (Director of Research and Business Administration, Neurology) Rashaun DeBord (Business Analyst, Workday Finance) Jennifer Kusmanoff (Contract & Grant Coordinator, Biology) Jacquelyn Mallmann (Senior Grant Specialist, Neurology) Sharon Matlock (Department Administrator, Computer Science and Engineering) Diana Satanovsky (Grant Specialist, Neurology) […]
STAR Program Changes
The STAR Program has implemented programmatic changes to encourage certificate completions and streamline content. Changes to the certificate earning process, as well as additional on-demand training opportunities are now in effect. You may view a recording of the STAR Program changes at this link.
December 2020: Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to all of our latest certificate recipients! STAR Certificate Pre-Award Certificate Post-Award Certificate Icyline Cunningham Hatice Goshtaiy Jennifer Higginbotham Beth Fisher Toni Hill Sanela Kulelija Janice McDermott Cheryl Lyons Shannon Rapp Justin Rincker Amanda Willenborg Trisha Sutton Gwendelin Yates
Summer 2020: RA Challenge Winners!
The 2020 STAR RA Challenge final scores are in and the top-scoring players and teams have been identified! Congratulations to all participants for your dedication and hard work! 1st Place Individual Player Emily Shepherd, Surgery 1st Place Team: “A Team Has No Name” Stacey Gopalakrishnan, Anesthesiology Jonathan Bucher, Anesthesiology Dagmar Ralphs, Sponsored Projects Emily Shepherd, Surgery
September 2020: Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to the following individuals for completing all the requirements for the full STAR Certificate: James Anderson, Internal Medicine–Infectious Diseases Paula Brud-Brown, Surgery JoAnn Urban, Physics
July 2020: STAR RA Challenge Launch
The STAR RA Challenge will launch on July 27, 2020. For more information on how to play and register, please click here.
June 2020: Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to our latest certificate recipients! STAR Certificate Pre-Award Certificate Post-Award Certificate Dianna Batsch Theresa Kenyon James Anderson Vicky Fuehne Joanne Cousins Holly Kelley Icyline Cunningham Donna Krekel Lindsay Danner Erin Plut Rashaun DeBord Glen Reitz Christine Gatuiria Matthew Schaumann Julie Lanig Haiyan Wu Justin Rincker Diana Satanovsky Tanya Sawyer Jason Spaetti JoAnn Urban Paula […]
March 2020: Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to our latest certificate recipients! STAR Certificate Pre-Award Certificate Gretchen Carnoske Holly Kelley Dorit Daphna-Iken Jean Fuchs Heather Heitman Yara Holt Jennifer Lackner Sonia Moore Kenly Taylor
2020 NCURA Region IV Awardees
Congratulations to the following Washington University recipients of the 2020 NCURA Region IV Awards! Patience Graybill Manager, Research Development & Administration; Engineering – Applied ScienceSpecial Merit and Distinction Award – Awarded for contributions to the NCURA Region IV that are above and beyond “business as usual,” inclusive of unique and invaluable contribution to the vitality and enduring […]
December 2019: CRA Exam Awardees
Congratulations to the following research administrators who passed the December CRA exam! Amy Caby, Bone & Mineral Diseases JoAnne Cousins, Radiation Oncology
December 2019 Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to all of our December 2019 certificate awardees! STAR Certificate Post-Award Certificate Ermira Hasanbelliu Heather Heitman Pamela Hinrichs Andrew La Brier Nicole Nichols Keith Phelps
June 2019 Certificate Recipients
In June 2019, eight participants completed the full STAR certificate, which requires 40 credit hours and incorporates both the pre-award and post-award courses. In addition, seven participants completed the Pre-award certificate; and sixteen participants completed the Post-award certificate. Congratulations to all of our new certificate recipients!
STAR Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to our new STAR certificate recipients! Tim Butts, Pediatrics Christina Durham, Radiology Amanda Fulbright, Neurology Robert Gatewood, Anesthesiology Amanda Heitkoetter, Arts & Sciences Karla Hunt, Pediatrics Donna MacKay, Ophthalmology Kathy Pierson, Pediatrics
Congratulations to the following research administrators who recently passed the November CRA exam! Melissa Evers Patience Graybill Marcia Holleran
STAR Certificate Recipients
Congratulations to the first three individuals to earn the STAR certificate! Amy Caby, Neurology Tara Hanvey, Pediatrics Emily Vermillion, Cell Biology and Physiology
STAR Post-Award Certificate Completions
Congratulations to the following individuals for completing all the requirements for the STAR Program’s Post-award Certificate: Amy Caby, Neurology Bill Courtney, Medical Oncology Jennifer Dickinson, Pathology & Immunology Christina Durham, Radiology Amanda Fulbright, Neurology Misty, Gnade, Sponsored Projects Accounting Tara Hanvey, Pediatrics Amanda Heitkoetter, Arts & Sciences Donna MacKay, Ophthalmology Emily Vermillion, Cell Biology & […]
STAR Pre-award Certificate Completion
Congratulations to the following individuals for completing all the requirements for the STAR Program’s Pre-award Certificate: Tim Butts, Pediatrics Rob Gatewood, Anesthesiology Karla Hunt, Pediatrics Donna Krekel, Otolaryngology Shirley McTigue, Physics Kathy Pierson, Pediatrics
Congratulations to the following research administrators who recently passed the May CRA exam! Amanda Heitkoetter Travis Mossotti Tanya Sawyer Christine Tilley Dyanna Vitale
Congratulations to the following research administrators who recently passed the CRA exam! Sonia Moore Connie Motoki Iris Dickhoff-Peper
NCURA Region IV
Congratulations to Nicole Nichols and Kaslina Love Mosley for recently being elected to the the positions for chair and board member at large, respectively, for NCURA Region IV!