Spring 2018 call for proposals

Total awarded: $96,989 awarded to 14 proposals

NameRankCollegeDepartmentTitleFunding
Micah ZuhlAssistant ProfessorCollege of EducationHealth Exercise & Sports SciTargeted exercise therapy to enhance neural activation$4,564
Owen WhooleyAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesSociologyOn the Heels of Ignorance: Psychiatry and the Politics of Not Knowing$1,400
Kira VillaAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesEconomicsThe intergenerational health impact of early life climate variability and its implications for child recovery from natural disasters: Evidence from Indonesia$7,434
Sarah StithAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesEconomicsPTSD & Cannabis: Benefits & Risks$10,000
Elba SaavedraLecturerCollege of EducationHESSExamining the Social Determinants of Health among Symptomatic H/L Women Evaluated for Breast Cancer$9,999
Yen PhamAssistant ProfessorCollege of EducationSpecial EducationWorking at Gaining Employment Skills (WAGES)$4,455
Jason MooreAssistant ProfessorHonors CollegeHonors CollegeDrivers of vertebrate ecosystem shifts in the 34 million-year-old White River Group of Nebraska$6,650
Lois MeyerProfessorCollege of EducationLanguage, Literacy & Sociocultural Studies LLSSInternational Graduate Students as Translators of Lives and Texts across Languages, Academic Institutions, and Political & Sociocultural Borders$6,026
Karla KingsleyAssociate ProfessorCollege of EducationTEELPDrawing Intersections Between Game Design, Problem-Based Learning, and Teacher Preparation$4,898
Nathan JacksonAssistant ProfessorSchool of EngineeringMechanical EngineeringDeveloping Enhanced Flexible Piezoelectric Materials for MEMS Applications$10,000
Michael GravesProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesAnthropologyThe Ecodynamics of Irrigated Agricultural Production in a Tropic Environment: A Case Study from the Hawaiian Islands$6,760
Michael GoldProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesPhysics AstronomyR&D for Neutrino-less Double Beta Decay$9,901
Katherine Crawford-GarrettAssistant ProfessorCollege of EducationTEELPTeacher Education for Equity? Preparing Teachers to Work with Indigenous and Immigrant Youth in New Zealand$9,982
Fabiano AmorimAssistant ProfessorCollege of EducationDepartment of Health, Exercise, and Sports Sciences (HESS)Effects of Tai Chi Qigong on heart rate variability and body composition of prostate cancer survivors with fatigue$4,920