2016-2017 Recipients of Faculty Excellence Grants

 

School of Agriculture

Kevin O'Neill

Land Resources/Env. Science

Diversity & Behavior of the Orchid Bees of Belize

Raina Plowright

Microbiology/Immunology

Attend graduate course on epidemiology & infectious disease ecology

School of Arts & Architecture

Tobin Stewart

School of Music

Guest Conducting with Vidin State Philharmonic Orchestra - Vidin, Bulgaria

Nathan Stark

School of Music

Guest Conducting at University of North Carolina - Charlotte, N.C.

Ian van Coller

Film & Photography

Book - "The Last Glacier:  Kilimanjaro"

Theo Lipfert

Film & Photography

Filming -  Goddard Space Flight Center

Jake Jabs School of Business & Entrepreneurship

Anne Christensen/Ed Gamble

Accounting

Unpacking not-for-profit fraud: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde leadership

College of Education, Health & Human Development

J. Mitchell Vaterlaus

Health & Human Develop.

Technology & Health Practices in Young Adulthood

Bryce Hughes

Adult & Higher Education

 Attendance at NCES Data Institute

Jayne Downey

Education

Present research paper, "Rural Education: Place, Pedagogies" . -Australia

Jioanna Carjuzaa

Education

Travel to reservations during sabbatical

College of Engineering

Jennifer Brown

Chemical/Biol Engr

Purchase nuclear magnetic resonance radiofrequency coils for research

Otto Stein

Civil Engineering

Chair international conference-Use of Wetlands for Water Quality

David Miller/Doug Cairns

Mechanical & Indust. Eng.

Development of 6-Degree of Freedom mechanical load frame

Neda Nategh

Electrical & Computer Engr

MSU Vision Lab , Support for Research Initiation, Innovation, & Integration

College of Letters & Science

Monica Skewes

Psychology

Develop NIH grant proposal

Mary Alice Carlson

Mathematical Sciences

Investigating teaching learning in light of 21st century educational reforms

Allison Wynhoff Olsen

English

Workshop for K-12 teachers

Jordy Hendrikx

Earth Sciences

Perform fieldwork and research to work on funding of NSF proposals

Molly Todd

History & Philosophy

Book -  "Sisters Against Empire - transnational peace"

Hua Li

Modern Languages/Lit.

Book - "Chinese Science Fiction Post-Mao Thaw"

Franke Wilmer

Political Science

Travel to Israel

Valerie Copie

Chemistry/Biochemistry

Attend conference of the Metabolites Society - Dublin Ireland

Sara Rushing

Political Science

Travel to Massachusetts

Patricia Anne Simpson

German Studies

Book - "The German Unconscious: Immagration Narratives

Jenifer Green

Mathematical Sciences

Complete two manuscripts

Gallatin College

Blaker/Ivester

Gallatin College - Math

Shortening Time to Completion in Developmental Math