Tom Bultman receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Dr. Tom Bultman, Professor of Biology, has received a Fulbright US Scholar Award that will take him to the University of Turku, Finland for the second half of the 24-25 academic year. The Fulbright-University of Turku Scholar Award provides US scholars with the opportunity to conduct research and/or teach in fields represented at the University. …

Meagan Elinski named 2024 Cottrell Scholar

Dr. Meagan Elinski, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has been named a 2024 Cottrell Scholar and awarded $120,000 by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. Dr. Elinski’s proposal, Chemical-Mechanical Control Over Nanoparticle-Hydrogel Sliding Interfaces, which incorporates both research and science education, was one of 19 proposals selected for the esteemed award after a rigorous peer-review process. …

Anita Esquerra-Zwiers receives AIM-AHEAD Traineeship

Anita Esquerra-Zwiers, Associate Professor in Nursing, has been awarded an $8,000 Traineeship in Advanced Data Analytics (a collaborative program between AIM-AHEAD and All of Us Research Program Researcher Academy). The Traineeship is an intensive 8-month program in advanced data analysis developed by Research Triangle Institute (RTI) and utilizes the resources of the All of Us database and …

Brian Bodenbender receives Council of the Great Lakes Region award

Brian Bodenbender, Professor of Geology & Environmental Science and GES Department Chair, received a new grant from the Council of the Great Lakes Region Foundation for $15,500. With funding from Dart Container to CGLR’s Circular Great Lakes Initiative, Brian secured a grant to help communities implement innovation stormwater filtration systems. Funding from this grant will …

Belen Monteagudo Godoy and Paul DeYoung receive new National Science Foundation award

Belén Monteagudo Godoy, Assistant Professor in Physics, and Paul DeYoung, the Kenneth G. Herrick Professor of Physics and Physics Department Chair, received a new National Science Foundation award for $382,213. The project is titled Collaborative Research: Equipment: MRI Consortium: Track 2 Development of a Next Generation Fast Neutron Detector. The objective of this collaborative proposal …