Seriously NSF... I'm chewing my fingernails off here!
So, I emailed the PO my grant had been switched over to, but that person said that actually it was still assigned to the previous person. So I contacted the previous person by email, but didn't hear back, so I called and left a phone message this week. I still haven't heard back on either phone or email, but the "Status date" in Fastlane has again changed, to yesterday, but no other change has been made in my Fastlane info... so it's still "pending" with the switched-to PO... WHAT IS GOING ON!!! Clearly somebody went in and did something and the date updated... I'm going crazy here!
I am incredibly lucky to have been hired by a department who wants to let me do my 'unfocused' science. They especially like that I don't do any one thing in particular. BONUS! We'll see how it all turns out over the next 5-7 years.
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