Top Sponsored Awards, November 2022

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Posted January 6, 2023 by Dan Moser

The following list of awards from public entities includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more between Oct. 16 and Nov. 15, 2022, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.      

Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education/Department of Mathematics
W. Smith, S. Ahrens, L. Augustyn, R. Funk, D. Klimes, Y. Lai, S. Vendetti
National Science Foundation
Using Networked Improvement Communities to Scale Up Program Transformation for Secondary Mathematics Teacher Preparation (NIC-Transform Scale Up)

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
S. Wortman
Washington State University
Improving end-of-life management of plastic mulch in strawberry systems

Department of Animal Science
S. Fernando
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Risks Associated with Genetically Engineered Microbes in Beef Cattle Production: Evaluation of Persistence, Transmission and Ecological Consequences

Department of Chemistry
S. Morin
Department of Defense-U.S. Army Research Office
Powering Soft Actuators Directly with Small Molecule Fuels for Operational Versatility

Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools/Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
J. Torquati, K. Buchheister, C. Corr Kiewra, N. Engen-Wedin, S. Hong, L. Knoche, A. Morales, R. Schachter
Buffett Early Childhood Fund
Responsive Equitable System for Preparing Early Childhood Teachers (RESPECT) across Nebraska

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/School of Natural Resources
T. Roy, T. Haigh, M. Svoboda
Improving hydrological drought monitoring capability of the US Drought Monitor

Department of Educational Psychology/Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
K. Edwards, R. Dalla, L. Wheeler
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Centers for Disease Control
Rigorous Evaluation of the READY to Stand Curriculum as a Tool to Prevent the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Urban Youth

Department of Food Science and Technology/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
M. Downs, J. Baumert, A. Benson, P. Johnson, K. Majumder, J. Schnable
Food Proteomics Research and Extension Mass Spectrometry Platform

Department of Psychology/School of Computing/Department of Sociology
A. Jaffe, B. Khan
DHHS-National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Connecting Alcohol Myopia to Real-World Risk Behaviors through Cognitive Ecological Momentary Assessment

Department of Sociology/School of Computing/Department of Psychology
K. Tyler, D. DiLillo, B. Khan, K. Olson
DHHS-National Institute of Drug Abuse
Street Experiences, Affect, and Coping: Harnessing Computational Models for the Development of a Cellphone-Based Intervention to Prevent Drug Use among Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Department of Statistics
Y. Guan
University of New Mexico
Improved Coupled Climate Simulations in E3SM Through Enhanced Sea Ice Mechanics

International Quilt Museum
L. Levy
Nebraska Arts Council
International Quilt Museum FY2022-2023 Support

Nebraska Extension Engagement Zone 2/Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication/Community and Regional Planning Program/Dean’s Office for Cooperative Extension/Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences/Nebraska Extension Engagement Zone 5
J. Grummert Rasmussen, M. Emery, M. Hanefeldt, K. Malek, Z. Tang, K. Wilson
USDA-Rural Development
Destination Knox County, Nebraska: Tourism Planning and Strategic Placemaking

Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership
M. Allmand
Department of Commerce-National Institute of Standards and Technology
Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Panhandle Research and Extension Center/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
B. Maharjan
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service
Soil Health School

School of Biological Sciences/Department of Biochemistry
B. Couch, C. Brassil, J. Zhang
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Empowering Institutions to Develop DEIJA-Centered Systems for Teaching and Learning

Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium
A. Kasabian, J. Rutt
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
State Health Assessment Evaluation

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