May 30, 2015

Grants / Awards


ASU faculty member recognized for work in music education

For her work publishing in leading research journals, presenting research at professional meetings, mentoring students and participating in the strings community, Marg Schmidt has received two prestigious awards this year.


Outstanding student, professor earn top math awards

Arizona State University student Jakob Hansen and ASU professor Horst Thieme have received Charles Wexler awards for their excellence in mathematics.


Grant creates new career possibilities for ASU doctoral students

ASU will reshape the future of doctoral students in humanities by opening doors to a wider range of careers, professional opportunities and earning potential – and a grant from the Modern Language Association and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support that.


Honors students' research recognized at national science conference

Four students from Barrett, The Honors College won recognition for their research posters presented at the 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in San Jose, California.


ASU difference maker pioneers innovative teaching, research techniques

Professor Ariel Anbar's pioneering research – especially about the chemical evolution of the environment – and innovative efforts in online education have garnered him the 2015 CLAS Difference Maker award.


ASU engineer to join high-powered leaders in Aspen Institute fellowship

An entrepreneurial ASU materials scientist and engineer will contribute to a prominent institute's endeavors to help solve the world's challenges.


ASU grant supports 'biomimicry' as a way to solve human challenges

Other annual awards will fund research into debilitating diseases and support foster youth, students with financial need


ASU Fulbright winner to study Mars meteorite at premier India institute

Fulbright recipient and School of Earth and Space Exploration professor Meenakshi Wadhwa will work at India's premier research institute for the space sciences, studying a unique meteorite to better understand the history of water on Mars.


ASU professor to investigate 'intellectual migration' between India, US

As a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Scholar, ASU professor Wei Li will spend a few months each in 2016 and 2017 looking deeply into patterns of migration between the United States and India.


Former foster youth get head start on college preparedness with new ASU program

Bridging Success Early-Start is a new program that received funding from ASU's Women & Philanthropy group to support 50 incoming freshman who are former foster youth, getting them oriented to campus and helping them build a support system.

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