Category Archives: Institute News

Scholarship Opportunities

While planning your continuing education, can you use a little help with finances? There are several scholarships and awards that can be applied to conferences or institutes. One such award, contributed by an anonymous donor, is $100 off tuition to … Continue reading

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GRIP Welcomes June Students; July GRIP Openings

The Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) conducts two institute weeks this year. The first one from June 25-30 is expecting 147 students from 30 states and 18 faculty in six courses. The second one from July 16-21 has 167 … Continue reading

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GRIP Announces 2018 Schedule!

GRIP is very pleased to announce its 2018 schedule for its June and July weeks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and an August week in Amherst, New York. Yes, that is right… we were invited to take “GRIP on the Road” to … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Cutting Edge Genetic Genealogy

Are you experienced with genetic genealogy? Want to discuss cutting edge topics with others? Then don’t miss this opportunity for “Advanced Genetic Genealogy” with CeCe Moore, Blaine Bettinger, Ph.d., J.D., Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LGC, and Karen Stanbary, CG, to go beyond … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Understanding Laws

Why did your ancestor lie about her age on a marriage license? Why was the oldest child not mentioned in his father’s probate? Learn the answers to these and other questions in “Law School for Genealogists” coordinated by Judy G. Russell, … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Tools for Digging Deeper

Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA, is the coordinator of the “Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper” course. With registration for the six July 16-21 courses opening on Wednesday, March 8 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this hands-on course … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Working with DNA

Wonder how DNA evidence helps your genealogical research? With registration for the six July 16-21 courses opening on Wednesday, March 8 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this hands-on course that will walk you through working with … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks for Getting the Course You Want

Genealogy can be a solitary pursuit. Where can you go to not only learn new tricks, websites, and records but also enjoy the company of like-minded individuals? Well, “summer camp for genealogists,” of course! GRIP is an institute which offers … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Old Northwest Territory

Have research in the states of the Old Northwest Territory? With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this never-before-offered course that will have you researching … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Eastern European Research

Today’s post is from Amy Wachs, J.D., course coordinator of “Tracing Your Roots in Eastern Europe.” With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this brand-new course … Continue reading

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