Grants Received

Funds totaling $187,912 were recently received by the School of Pharmacy, School of Education, the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Nursing.

  • Jelena Janjic, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, School of Pharmacy, $76,768, from the U.S. Air Force, for A Targeted, Local, Non-Opioid Therapeutic Strategy for Mitigation, Modulation and Management of Trauma Induced Neuropathic Pain.
  • Cindy Walker and Carla Meyer, School of Education, $68,960, from the Peirce Family Foundation, for a dyslexia tutoring program in the School of Education.
  • Amy Olson and Gretchen Generett, School of Education, $6,000, from an internal Paluse grant, to support their ongoing work around the social justice implications of school-based meritocracy narratives and the impact of these narratives on teachers’ practice and students’ identity development.
  • Waganesh Zeleke, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education, School of Education, $2,000, from the Loogman Faculty Research Grant Program, for her publication Mental Health in Ethiopia: An Exploratory Study of Counseling Alignment with Culture in the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling.
  • Anna Haensch, assistant professor of mathematics, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, $9,184, from the National Security Agency, to support the 33rd Automorphic Forms Workshop to be held at Duquesne in March.
  • Dr. Rebecca Kronk, associate professor, School of Nursing, $25,000, from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust, to support STAGES II—A Theater Program for Youth with Disabilities.