Current Year Faculty Grants

The Sponsored Research Office posts current year grant awards to the MiddPoints blog. Below is a collection of links to current year faculty grant blog posts. To view faculty grants from prior academic years, please visit the Grants and Sponsored Programs office's faculty grant page here.

Recent Faculty Grants

Nick Muller receives grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:06am
Nick Muller (Economics) has received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency for two different collaborative research projects. With colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University, he is working on a project titled Air, Climate and Energy (ACE) Center: Science Supporting Solutions. The goal of this research is to explore the interface between air pollution, climate change and energy […]

Ioana Uricaru receives Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:06am
Ioana Uricaru (Film and Media Culture) has been awarded one of this year’s Berlin Prizes by the American Academy in Berlin in support of Paperclip, a screenplay  and film project that she will be working on during her academic leave in 2016-2017. This residential fellowship provides a stipend and housing during Fall 2016 when she […]

Lorraine Besser awarded grant from a Templeton Foundation-funded initiative

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:05am
Lorraine Besser (Philosophy) has received support from a Templeton Foundation-funded initiative called the Happiness and Well-Being Project, based at St. Louis University. She and a collaborator at the University of Virginia received a two year grant to work on an interdisciplinary project titled What is the Good Life? The Happy Life, the Perfectionist Life, or […]

Council on Undergraduate Research Proposal Writing Institute applications are due June 17, 2016

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 8:09am
Are you working on writing a grant proposal for research or academic programming? Here is a resource that may be helpful. The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is offering a Proposal Writing Institute (PWI) on August 4-8, 2016 at the Kellogg West Conference Center & Hotel, Pomona CA. Deadline: June 17, 2016. Applications reviewed on a rolling […]

Pat Manley receives award from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 10:02am
Pat Manley (Geology) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled Reading the Rocks: A History of Modern Geology. The grant will fund travel in England and Scotland this summer to geologic locations that are key to understanding the history of modern geology and to museums and historic […]

Tom Manley receives grant from the Lintilhac Foundation for work on Lake Champlain

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 10:02am
Tom Manley (Geology) has received a grant from the Lintilhac Foundation for the second year of a project titled High-Resolution Bottom Mapping of Lake Champlain. This long term effort will update the 2005 bottom bathymetric map of Lake Champlain and provide a significant increase in the resolution of the map of the lake bottom that […]

Ata Anzali receives award from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 10:01am
Ata Anzali (Religion) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled A Comparative Exploration of Sufi Sacred Spaces: The Cases of North India and the Balkans. The grant will fund travel to the Balkan countries of Albania, Bosnia, and Kosovo and to northern India to enable Ata […]

Cynthia Packert awarded Guggenheim Fellowship and Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar Award for 2016-17 leave

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 2:08pm
Cynthia Packert (History of Art and Architecture) has been awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation as well as a semester-long Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar Award in support of her academic leave in 2016-2017. The Guggenheim project, titled ‘Brand BAPS’: Swaminarayan Hinduism, Visual Culture, and Sectarian Identity, represents the culmination of 5 years of […]

Stephen Abbott awarded fellowship from Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 9:19am
Stephen Abbott (Mathematics) has been awarded a one-month research fellowship from the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas in support of the book project, titled Mathematics as Art in Contemporary Theater, that he will be pursing during his academic leave in 2016-17. The fellowship will enable him to conduct research on the Center’s […]

Eilat Glikman receives grant from NASA to study quasars

Wed, 03/23/2016 - 8:06am
Eilat Glikman (Physics) has been awarded a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to lead a research project titled Probing Accretion and Obscuration in Luminous Red Quasars. This one year project, involving collaborators from Yale University, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, the Astronomical Observatory of Rome, and the Leibniz Institute of Astrophysics in Potsdam, […]

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