Dr. Susan Masino was awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health, titled ” Ketogenic Diet and Adenosine: Epigenetics and Antieletogenesis.” Masino’s approach, working in collaboration with Legacy Emanuel Hospital and the University of North Dakota, represents the first systematic and comprhensive mechanistic analysis of an undertstudied metabolic treatment that can stop – and even permanently resolve – seizures.
Dr. Susan Masino, Vernon Roosa Professor of Applied Science, received the Bullard Fellowship from Harvard Medical School to study brain health and how changes in the internal and external environment drive adaptive changes and functions.
Kent Dunlap, Charles A. Dana Research Professor of Biology, Received a Fulbright Award to conduct his research in Portgual.
Peter Yoon, Professor of Computer Science, received a Fulbright Award to conduct his research in Ethopia.
Two Trinity students will receive support for their summer projects from Projects for Peace. Mariam Avagyan ’18 will offer a two-week robotics programming camp for middle school students in Armenia. Ukuch Gabriel Ligol ’19 will offer a soccer tournament and use it as a vehicle to forge positive relationships between youth from different tribes in South Sudan. Read more.
Dr. Susan Masino, Vernon Roosa Professor of Applied Science, was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the 6th Global Symposium on “Ketogenic Therapies for Neurological Disorders.”
Eric Galm, Associate Professor of Music, was awarded a grant from the Greater Hartford Arts Council to support Samba Fest 2018.
Versa Products awarded a grant to help support the 2018 Trinity College Fire Fighting Home Robot Contest and support robotics programming for middle school students who attend Dream Camp during the summer.
Jack Dougherty, Professor of Educational Studies, was awarded a grant from the Ct Data Collaborative to support Liberal Arts Action Lab.
Research Associate Professor of Biology Terri Williams and colleagues from University of Arizona were awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation. Williams is principle-invesitgator on the study, “Collaborative Research: RUI: Regulating the Tribolium segmentation clock.”
The Marie and John Zimmermann Fund awarded a grant to fund the Jones-Zimmermann Academic Mentoring Program. Read more.
The NASA CT Space Grant Consortium awarded grants to support student research projects.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a grant to promote inclusive excellence in the Arts, Humanities, and Digital Scholarship. Read more.
The Ellen Jeanne Goldfarb Memorial Charitable Trust awarded a grant to support Moving Matters!, a 12-week multi-arts program for students from Parkville Community School. Read more.
The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a grant to support the preservation and storage of the Watkinson Library’s collection of American almanacs.
The Wal-Mart Community Grants Team and the local Wal-Mart store awarded a grant to support Dream Camp.
The Enterprise Holdings Foundation awarded a grant to support Dream Camp.
Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Policy & Law Abigail Fisher Williamson and colleagues from the University of Connecticut and Cleveland State University were awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Williamson is co-investigator on the study, “Investigating Conceptions of Health Equity and Barriers to Making Health a Shared Value.” Read more.
Kevin Huang, assistant professor of engineering, was awarded a faculty research grant from the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium to support his project, “Intelligent Interfaces for VR/AR Mediated Teleoperation of Heterogeneous Space Robots.” This is a collaborative project with Central Connecticut State University.
Craig Schneider, Charles A. Dana Professor of Biology, was awarded a grant from the Nekton Foundation to support his research.
Scholarships for Illinois Residents, Inc. awarded scholarships to students from Illinois currently attending the college.
The Charles G. Koch Foundation awarded a grant to support student programming related to entrepreneurship and American enterprise.
The Mastercard Foundation awarded a grant to support scholarships for students from Africa.
The Phi Kappa Educational Foundation awarded a grant to support scholarships.
The Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority (CHESLA) awarded funds to support scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
Professor of Anthropology James Trostle was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research project, “Zika and Dengue Co-circulation Under Environmental Change and Urbanization.” Read more.