August 31, 2015

Grants / Awards


ASU humor scholars receive lifetime achievement award

Arizona State University instructors Alleen and Don Nilsen are recipients of the 2014 Doug Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award for their significant contribution, understanding and application of humor over an entire career.


Help honor the best businesses in Arizona

Help honor your favorite Arizona business by nominating it for the 18th annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.


ASU professor awarded engineering research prize for hydrology work

ASU Professor Enrique Vivoni has been named a recipient of the 2014 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize by the American Society of Civil Engineers.


Dean’s Medalist melds mathematics and music degrees

Reactions are mixed when Michael Horst tells people of his two majors, mathematics and music. “I usually get either shock and confusion that these things are so different, how could they possibly meld. Or a deep empathy and a realization that yes, of course, what better majors to combine.”


ASU biologist receives award for innovative database project

An idea for accelerating innovation in biology and medicine has earned Karmella Haynes support from Women & Philanthropy, a philanthropic program of the ASU Foundation for A New American University.


Award will enable ASU engineering community service program to expand

ASU's Engineering Projects in Community Service program will expand with support from an ASU Foundation philanthropic group.


ASU professor receives Rockefeller Foundation writing fellowship

Together with her collaborator, Lucia Lo of York University in Canada, professor Wei Li has been awarded the Rockefeller Foundation's prestigious Bellagio Center writing residency fellowship.


Women & Philanthropy awards grants to 4 ASU programs

Women & Philanthropy, a philanthropic program of the ASU Foundation for A New American University, has awarded $308,808 to four Arizona State University programs that enhance ASU’s goals of excellence, access and impact.


Business school grad combines economics, math to create social value

Inspired by a sense of duty to the world, David Choi, a senior majoring in economics and supply chain management at ASU, is on a mission to tackle hunger and food security issues.


ASU postdoctoral scholars to benefit from NSF grant

A new grant will boost postdoctoral scholars at Arizona State University with professional training, mentorship, career development and travel funds to attend professional meetings.

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