Tayo Sanders II, a senior materials science major and University Honors program participant, is among the 32 Americans named as 2015 Rhodes Scholars. He has been engaged in research all four years of college, including summers. As a Rhodes Scholar, Sanders will have a full ride to attend Oxford University in England, where he plans to pursue a doctorate in materials. Learn more about student research opportunities.
Dr. Debra Jansen, associate dean in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and professor of nursing, has received a two-year grant for an Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship project to increase the number of nurse practitioners able to provide high-quality primary health care in the northern, north central and western regions of Wisconsin as well as portions of Minnesota. Learn more about funding opportunities here.
Grants Support Faculty-Student Research of Polymeric Materials
Dr. Elizabeth Glogowski (Materials Science) has received $105,000 in grant money to continue student-faculty collaborative research related to new polymeric materials. The awards will fund two separate research projects, both of which include collaboration with undergraduate students. Learn more about student-faculty research.
Dr. Crispin Pierce (Environmental Public Health) received a sub-award for $10,000 from the University of Iowa. The project is titled "Environmental Health Sciences Research Center." Project activities will include sample collection and community education regarding sand mining. Undergraduates will be involved in the research. Learn more about external grant opportunities.
Recent survey results from faculty, students and alumni:
Beginning March 18, NSF will enhance the FastLane system to begin automated
compliance checking of all required sections of proposals.