Science & Mathematics Grants News

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

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

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

Frank Winkler receives a grant from the Space Telescope Science Institute

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 2:54pm
Frank Winkler (Emeritus Professor, Physics) has been awarded funding from the NASA-funded Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) for his role in a collaborative research project titled What Makes Radio-detected and Optically-detected Supernova Remnants... Read More

Eilat Glikman receives a grant from the Space Telescope Science Institute

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 9:45am
Eilat Glikman (Physics) has been awarded a grant from the Space Telescope Science Institute, which is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy on behalf of the National Aeronautics and... Read More

Carlos VlezBlasini receives grant from Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:14am
Carlos VlezBlasini (Psychology) has received a grant from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. The grant provides support for a study of the relationship between use of social networking sites,... Read More

NSF Equipment Grant Supports Geology Research

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:11am
Will Amidon, Ray Coish, and Pete Ryan (all Geology) have received support from the National Science Foundation for the purchase of a laser to accompany the department's existing inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry... Read More

Clarissa Parker receives grant from National Institutes of Health

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 9:35am
Clarissa Parker (Psychology and Neuroscience) has been awarded a research grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse through NIH's R15 AREA program. The grant provides three years of funding to support a project... Read More

AJ Vasiliou receives grant from National Science Foundation

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 4:04pm
AnGayle (AJ) Vasiliou (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received a National Science Foundation grant through the Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) mechanism for a project titled RUI: Sulfur Chemistry: Molecular Mechanisms. The proposed work... Read More

Vermont Genetics Network grants for research in the biomedical sciences to David Allen, Amanda Crocker, Michael Dash, Michael Durst, Glen Ernstrom, Clarissa Parker, and AJ Vasiliou

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:42am
Middlebury College is one of the baccalaureate partner institutions participating in a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to the University of Vermont. This grant continues the Vermont Genetics Network support... Read More

Will Amidon receives collaborative grant from National Science Foundation

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 8:25am
Will Amidon (Geology) has received support from the National Science Foundation for a project titled Testing Models of Passive Margin Rejuvenation in the Eastern U.S. He and a collaborator at the State University... Read More

Frank Winkler receives grant from NASA's Space Telescope Science Institute for Collaborative Research

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 3:31pm
Frank Winkler (Emeritus Professor, Physics) has been awarded funding from the NASA-funded Space Telescope Science Institute for his role in a collaborative research project involving researchers at Curtin University in Australia and Johns... Read More

Michael Linderman receives NIH grant for genomic literacy assessment tool

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 2:40pm
Michael Linderman (Computer Science) has received funding from the National Institutes of Health for a research project entitled Developing a Genomics Literacy Measure. This NIH Small Grant, awarded to Michael earlier this year... Read More

AJ Vasiliou receives ACS PRF New Investigator Award

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 8:06am
AnGayle (AJ) Vasiliou (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received an Undergraduate New Investigator grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund for a project titled Sulfur Chemistry: Molecular Mechanisms. The proposed work seeks... Read More

Will Amidon receives ACS PRF research grant

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 8:05am
Will Amidon (Geology) has received an Undergraduate Research grant from American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund for a project titled Post-Rift Tectonism on Circum-Atlantic Margins. The goal of this research is to study... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Jill Mikucki receives NSF grant for collaborative research in Antarctica

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 3:39pm
Jill Mikucki (Biology) has received funding from the National Science Foundation for her expenses in a collaborative research project titled Minimally Invasive Drilling Glacial Exploration (MIDGE). Originally awarded to Jill when she was... Read More

Priscilla Bremser and colleagues awarded NSF grant for Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 9:31am
Priscilla Bremser (Mathematics) is Middlebury's representative in a network of 61 liberal arts institutions that will benefit from a Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) grant awarded to Vassar College by the National Science... Read More

Vermont Genetics Network Awards for Glen Ernstrom, Clarissa Parker, AnGayle Vasiliou, and Michael Durst

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 8:32am
Vermont Genetics Network grants for Research in the Biomedical Sciences Middlebury College is one of the baccalaureate partner institutions participating in a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to the University... Read More

Molly Costanza-Robinson awarded NSF RUI grant

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 9:36am
Molly Costanza-Robinson (Chemistry and Biochemistry and Environmental Studies) has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through its Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) mechanism for a project titled Elucidating... Read More

Eilat Glikman awarded grant from the National Science Foundation

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 9:35am
Eilat Glikman (Physics) and a colleagues at California Institute of Technology have received a grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled New Insights from a Systematic Approach to Quasar Variability.... Read More

Jeff Munroe awarded National Science Foundation Research in Undergraduate Institutions grant

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 9:33am
Jeff Munroe (Geology) has received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation through its Research in Undergraduate Institutions mechanism for a research project titled RUI: Alpine Loess, Periglacial Uplands, and Exotic Additions:... Read More

Noah Graham awarded grant from the National Science Foundation

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:05am
Noah Graham (Physics) has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for work on a project titled Casimir Forces From Scattering Theory. The project will carry out calculations of Casimir... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Tom and Pat Manley awarded grant from the Lintilhac Foundation

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 2:40pm
Tom and Pat Manley (Geology) have received a grant from the Lintilhac Foundation for a project titled High-Resolution Bottom Mapping of Lake Champlain. This grant provides funding to begin a long term effort... Read More

David West awarded Whiting Foundation fellowship

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:21am
David West (Geology) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled Exploring Iceland's Active Geology. The grant will support ten days of field investigation in Iceland that... Read More

Catherine Combelles awarded USDA NIFA grant

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:14am
Catherine Combelles (Biology) has received a sabbatical grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to support her 2015-16 academic leave. The grant will cover leave salary and expenses... Read More

John Emerson awarded funding to develop statistics materials

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:57am
John Emerson (Mathematics) received a modest grant through the Yale University Provost's Fund for support of a project titled Advances in Statistical Software Environments, on which he is working while on academic leave... Read More

John Schmitt granted funds to attend combinatorics workshop

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:56am
John Schmitt (Mathematics) received a grant from the NSF-sponsored Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, to attend a workshop this fall titled Probabilistic and Extremal... Read More

VGN Awards for Glen Ernstrom, Clarissa Parker, and AJ Vasiliou

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:45pm
Vermont Genetics Network grants for Research in the Biomedical Sciences Middlebury College is one of the baccalaureate partner institutions participating in a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to the University... Read More

Peter Nelson receives NSF funding for international collaboration

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:05am
Peter Nelson (Geography) and a colleague at Point Park University have received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled International Rural Gentrification; research teams from the United Kingdom... Read More

Catherine Combelles awarded an NIH R15 research grant

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 9:04am
Catherine Combelles (Biology) has been awarded an R15 research grant through the National Institutes of Health's AREA (Academic Research Enhancement Award) program. This grant will support work to determine the effects of endocrine-disrupting... Read More

Mark Spritzer awarded NIH AREA grant

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 9:13am
Mark Spritzer (Biology) has been awarded an R15 research grant through the National Institutes of Health's AREA (Academic Research Enhancement Award) program. This grant will support work to investigate the effect of testosterone... Read More

Eilat Glikman receives grant from Research Corporation

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:15am
Eilat Glikman (Physics) has received a grant from Research Corporation, a private foundation that aids basic research in the physical sciences. This research will study growing super-massive black holes (aka quasars) and the... Read More

Clarissa Parker receives NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

Wed, 11/20/2013 - 8:12am
Clarissa Parker (Psychology and Neuroscience) has received a 2013 NARSAD (National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression) Young Investigator Grant from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation that wholly funds her project... Read More

Daniel Scharstein: NSF funding for research

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 8:44am
Daniel Scharstein (Computer Science) has been awarded a grant through the National Science Foundation's RUI mechanism for his project titled Image Matching in the Wild. The project aims to improve the way that stereo-vision... Read More

Mark Spritzer: VGN funding

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 8:42am
Middlebury College is one of the baccalaureate partner institutions participating in a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to the University of Vermont. This grant continues the Vermont Genetics Network support... Read More

James Larrabee Awarded New NSF Grant

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 10:22am
James Larrabee (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received a three-year research grant from the National Science Foundation through NSF's Research in Undergraduate Institutions activity. This is Jim's fifth NSF-RUI grant in his career. This... Read More

David Dorman Whiting Foundation Fellowship

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 10:20am
David Dorman (Mathematics) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled In Pursuit of Mathematical Biology. This grant supports David's Spring 2014 leave. The objective for... Read More

Amy Briggs Awarded NSF Grant

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 10:07am
Amy Briggs (Computer Science) has been awarded a research grant from the National Science Foundation to support her work in curriculum development for high-school computer science. The award will fund her upcoming leave... Read More

Steve Trombulak awarded Whiting fellowship

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:20pm
Steve Trombulak (Biology and Environmental Studies) has been awarded a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation for a project titled Enhancing the Quality of Instruction in Conservation Biology. The grant will... Read More

ESt program gets grant from Northern New England Campus Compact

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 10:14am
The Environmental Studies program has been awarded a grant by the Northern New England Campus Compact for a project led by Diane Munroe, Coordinator for Community Based Environmental Studies. The grant is funded by... Read More

Matthew Dickerson Earns NSF Supplement

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 3:30pm
Matthew Dickerson (Computer Science) has received a Supplement to his grant from the National Science Foundation that funds a project titled Teaching Computational Thinking through Multi-Agent Simulation. The additional funding will enable him... Read More

Peter Nelson Awarded HUD Grant

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 3:20pm
Peter Nelson (Geography) has received funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop a research partnership with HUD in conjunction with his ongoing cooperative research with the Economic... Read More

 

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