Funds totaling $1,117,341 were recently received by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (BSNES), the School of Education, the Rangos School of Health Sciences, the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, the School of Nursing and the Biomedical Engineering Program.
- David Kahler, assistant professor, BSNES, $1,058,800, from the United States Agency for International Development, for WaterQ2: Understanding Water Quality and Quantity in the Limpopo Basin.
- Nancy Trun, associate professor of biological sciences, BSNES, a $7,500 Faculty Development Fund Award, for Identification of the Roles for Bacteria in Passive Remediation of Abandoned Coal Mine Drainage.
- Aaron Bloomfield, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, BSNES, a $7,362 Faculty Development Fund Award, for A Systematic Search for Underlying Principles to Guide the Development of Sustainable Catalysts.
- Apryl Poch, assistant professor, School of Education, a $9,990 Faculty Development Fund Award, for High School Students’ Perspectives and Knowledge about Writing: A Comparison of Typically Developing Writers and Their Struggling Peers With and Without Disabilities.
- Morgan Chitiyo, professor and department chair, School of Education, a $4,000 Loogman Faculty Research Grant, for Examining the Causes, Nature, and Management of Challenging Behavior in Schools in Selected African Countries.
- Elena Donoso Brown, assistant professor of occupational therapy, Rangos School of Health Sciences, an $8,113 Faculty Development Fund Award, for Improving Home Program Practice for People with Language Disorders After Stroke.
- Suzanne Barnard, associate professor of psychology, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, a $4,000 Loogman Faculty Research Grant, for …That Great Uncertainty External to Everything: Time, Memory and Diaspora in John Akomfrah’s ‘The Nine Muses and Vertigo Sea.’
- Kelley Baumgartel, assistant professor, School of Nursing, a $10,000 Faculty Development Fund Award, for Human Milk Macronutrient Variability and Subsequent Preterm Infant Growth.
- Melikhan Tanyeri, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, a $7,576 Faculty Development Fund Award, for Teaching Key Engineering Concepts Through Music.