May 22, 2015

Grants / Awards


Project Humanities director to receive Francis Andrew March Award

Neal Lester, founding director of ASU Project Humanities and Foundation Professor of English, will be presented the 2014 Francis Andrew March Award by the Modern Language Association of America in Canada in January 2015.


The price of nature: ASU students research county parks, visitor fees

More than two million people hiked, biked, camped or fished at one of the 10 regional Maricopa County parks last year. How much are people willing to pay to access the parks?


Fundraiser to celebrate, honor 'Architects of Change'

ASU’s Center for the Study of Race & Democracy will host the 2014 Architects of Change Gold and Silver Gala awards dinner on Saturday, Dec. 6.


$1.24M grant to help child sex trafficking victims

Arizona State University researchers have received funding that will allow them to more thoroughly examine the magnitude of children who are exploited through sex trafficking.


Building proteins to counteract cancer

An ASU synthetic biologist is working on techniques to make proteins that can reactivate one of the body’s natural defenses against cancer.


ASU engineer examines brain's inner workings

Combining expertise in neural engineering and bio-electricity, ASU engineer Rosalind Sadleir is trying to peer deeper into the fundamental processes of the brain.


NIH award to help build diversity among biomedical researchers

The BUILD project will develop new approaches to engage researchers in biomedical sciences, particularly those from underrepresented minority groups.


Award-winning educator bridges engineering and art

Professor Shawn Jordan uses chain-reaction machines to help students learn engineering skills. He recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award.


ASU education initiatives win high-impact grants

Four major grants totaling $17 million will help Teachers College faculty and researchers expand their successful work in meeting the learning and access needs of Arizona students.


ASU freshman to attend Nobel Prize ceremonies

Sarah Galvin's award-winning research into developing next-generation electronics has provided her more than $10,000 in total scholarship money and a ticket to the prestigious Nobel Prize ceremonies in Stockholm.

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