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

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Guntram Herb awarded grant to participate in NEH Summer Institute

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 1:24pm
Guntram Herb (Geography) was awarded a grant to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute titled On Native Grounds: Studies of Native American Histories and the Land, which was sponsored by the Community College Humanities Association and … Continue reading

Jeff Howarth awarded National Science Foundation IUSE grant

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 8:48am
Jeff Howarth (Geography) and a colleague at University of California-Santa Barbara have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s IUSE program (Improvement in Undergraduate STEM Education) for an interdisciplinary project titled Multimedia Learning Principles for Design-it Yourself Online Instruction of … Continue reading

Amidon awarded grant from National Geographic Society

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 3:26pm
Will Amidon (Geology) has received a grant from the National Geographic Society for a project titled Finding Early Martian Landscapes in Idaho. The goal of this research is to understand the role of glacial outburst floods in forming amphitheater-headed canyons … Continue reading

Laurie Essig receives Fulbright Scholar award

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:32am
Laurie Essig (Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies) has received a lecturing award from the Fulbright Scholar Program in support of her 2015-2016 leave. She will be working with the Gender Studies Program at the European University at St. Petersburg. While … Continue reading

Aline Germain-Rutherford awarded grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:31am
Aline Germain-Rutherford (Linguistics) and colleagues from the University of Toronto and York University (in Canada) and University of Grenoble (France) have been awarded a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The University of Toronto is … Continue reading

Matthew Kimble awarded grant from NIMH

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:30am
Matthew Kimble (Psychology) has been awarded a research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health through NIH’s R15 AREA program. The grant provides three years of funding to support a project titled Neurophysiological and Behavioral Studies of Expectancy Bias … Continue reading

Su Lian Tan awarded Discovery Grant from OPERA America

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:15pm
Su Lian Tan (Music) has received a Discovery Grant from the Opera Grants for Female Composers program to support development of her opera composition Lotus Lives. The grant was announced recently by OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, … Continue reading

Cynthia Packert awarded NEH Enduring Questions grant

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:14pm
Cynthia Packert (History of Art & Architecture) has been awarded an Enduring Questions grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support the development of a new course on the topic of “Is Beauty in the Eye of … Continue reading

Anne Kelly Knowles awarded Guggenheim Foundation fellowship

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:14pm
Anne Kelly Knowles (Geography) has been awarded a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation for a project titled Telling the Spatial Story of the Holocaust. This project grew from her ongoing work with the Holocaust Geographies Collaborative, an international group of … Continue reading

Jeff Munroe awarded Franklin Grant from the American Philosophical Society

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 2:40pm
Jeff Munroe (Geology) has been awarded a Franklin Grant from the American Philosophical Society for a project titled Developing a Record of Holocene Environmental Change from an Idaho Ice Cave. The grant will cover field research expenses for Jeff and … Continue reading

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