NSF EAGER grants award of $111,834

Dr. Xiaoyun Shao, associate professor of civil and construction engineering, and Dr. Pnina Ari-Gur, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, have received a National Science Foundation EAGER grant expected to total $111,834.

WMU Mallinson Institute receives $622,992 NSF grant

Dr. Charles R. Henderson, director of WMU's Mallinson Institute for Science Education, has received a National Science Foundation grant of $622,992 in support of his project, which evaluates instructional strategies.

WMU Evaluation Center receives RO1 NIH grant

Dr. Stephen Magura has been awarded a National Institute of Health grant for his project titled "Community Utilization of Evidence-Based Program Registers in Behavioral Healthcare."

Two WMU researchers awarded $905,141 NSF grant

Drs. Charles Henderson and Andrea Beach have received a $905,141 grant from the National Science Foundation to support their work on institutional change in higher education.

October 3

Discover Discovery research workshop For WMU faculty and research staff, "Finding Funding to Support Your Research and Creative Activities," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.

October 6

Fall Convocation Morning of academic activities followed by an 11 a.m. awards ceremony and the president's State of the University address, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free.

October 9

Geosciences Seminar Series "Identifying Organic Carbon Transformations in Permafrost and Hydrothermal Environments," 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.

October 12

Undergraduates Discover Discovery research workshop For undergraduate WMU students, "Getting Started with Discovery: Research and Creative Activities at WMU," Bernhard Center Brown and Gold Room, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Free.

October 17

Discover Discovery research workshop For WMU faculty and research staff, "First Steps: Reading and Interpreting Requests for Proposals (RFP) and How and Why to Contact the Program Officer," Fetzer Center, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Free; registration required. Lunch provided.