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

Faculty Grants – MiddPoints (10)

Will Nash receives funding to participate in NEH Summer Institute

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 9:15am
William Nash (American Studies, English & American Literatures) has been awarded a grant to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute titled Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century  Chicago,… Read More

Frank Winkler receives award from NASA-funded Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 2:49pm
Frank Winkler (Emeritus Professor, Physics) has been awarded funding from the NASA-funded Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory for his role in a collaborative research project involving researchers at NASA’s Space Telescope Science Institute and Australian… Read More

Tom Manley receives additional funding for lake research from the Lintilhac Foundation

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 1:35pm
Tom Manley (Geology) has received additional funding from the Lintilhac Foundation to support two more years for the previously funded project titled High-Resolution Bottom Mapping of Lake Champlain. This long term effort will… Read More

Eilat Glikman receives NASA funding for use of the SOFIA observatory

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 9:18am
Eilat Glikman (Physics) has been awarded a grant from NASA for observations using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), which is a telescope carried by a modified Boeing 747SP aircraft developed by… Read More

Kareem Khalifa awarded ACLS Burkhardt Fellowship

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 9:08am
Kareem Khalifa (Philosophy) has been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a 2017 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow. This prestigious program provides a full year of support for recently tenured… Read More

Eilat Glikman named 2017 Cottrell Scholar

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 10:20am
Eilat Glikman (Physics), a 2014 recipient of the Cottrell College Science Award, has been named a 2017 Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation, a private foundation that aids basic research in the physical… Read More

Jeff Munroe receives Fulbright teaching/research fellowship to Austria

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 10:17am
Jeff Munroe (Geology) has been awarded a 2017-18 Fulbright Scholar grant for teaching/research in Austria where he will be a Visiting Professor of Natural Science at the University of Innsbruck. Jeff will contribute… Read More

Paula Schwartz receives Fulbright research fellowship to France

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 2:13pm
Paula Schwartz (French) has been awarded a 2018 Fulbright research fellowship to France for a project entitled Occupying the Occupiers: Women against the Wehrmacht. She will be doing archival work in Paris, Lyon,… Read More

Pat Manley and Tom Manley receive funding for research on Lake Champlain

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 9:40am
Pat Manley and Tom Manley (both Geology) have received funding as part of a statewide grant awarded to the VT-EPSCoR program at the University of Vermont (UVM) by the National Science Foundation. The… Read More

Guntram Herb receives Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies workshop award

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 12:55pm
Guntram Herb (Geography) has been accepted to the Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies workshop that will take place in May at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis. This award covers all expenses of… Read More

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