Baylor University

Research Gazette - March 2005

March 10, 2005

Grant Awards (December)

Dr. Majka Woods, BUEC; $27,650; Evaluation Contract; Institute for Diversity in Engineering and Society

Dr. Randy Wood, curriculum and instruction, and Dr. Rob Rogers, social work; $6,850; Strengthening Families and Building Community; Rapoport Foundation through Waco Independent School District

Dr. Randy Wood, curriculum and instruction, and Dr. Rob Rogers, social work; $10,000; Cool Math for Middle School Students; Allergan Foundation

Dr. Byron Johnson, CRIAD; $700,000; National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative; U.S. Department of Defense

TOTAL AWARDED: $744,500


Grant Proposals (December)

Dr. Rodney Stark, sociology, and Dr. Byron Johnson, CRIAD; $500,000; Auditing America's Spiritual Capital: Human and Financial Benefits of Faith; Spiritual Capital Research Program, Metanexus Institute

Dr. Randall Jean, engineering; $40,000; UWB Pulse Dispersion for Affordable and Accurate Moisture Measurement of Conveyor Belt Solids; U.S. Department of Energy through Rhino Analytics, L.L.C.

Dr. Charles Tolbert, sociology; $457,582; Civic Agriculture, the Independent Middle Class and the Future of Rural America; U.S. Department of Agriculture

Dr. Truell Hyde, vice provost for research; $306,727; Instabilities in Complex Plasmas; National Science Foundation

Dr. Bryan Brooks, environmental studies, and Dr. Kevin Chambliss, chemistry and biochemistry; $46,250; Determination of Select Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products and Other Emerging Environmental Contaminants in Michigan Surface Waters; Fleis & VanderBrink Engineering Inc.

TOTAL REQUESTED: $1,350,559


Grant Awards (January)

Dr. Truell Hyde, vice provost for research; $98,750; Amendment to REU/RET Site Program; National Science Foundation

Chad Kerksick, HHPR; $1,000; Effects of Training Status and Muscle Contraction on Muscle Injury, Ubiquitin Expression and HSP-72; Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Dr. Bryan Brooks, environmental studies, and Dr. Kevin Chambliss, Chemistry and Biochemistry; $46,250; Determination of Select Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products and Other Emerging Environmental Contaminants in Michigan Surface Waters; Fleis & VanderBrink Engineering Inc.

Dr. Robert Kruschwitz, Center for Christian Ethics; $5,000; Singing Our Lives; Lilly Endowment through Valparaiso University

Dr. Lyn Prater, nursing; $5,884; CGE Start Up Grant; Consortium for Global Education

Dr. Grear Howard, Truett Seminary; $7,840; Current Truett Scholarships; Raymond and June Kuns Foundation

Carla Hervey, KWBU; $31,000; KWBU-TV Station Upgrade to Digital Equipment; Cooper Foundation

Dr. Theresa Posani, nursing; $29,975; Nursing School PDA Technology; Communities Foundation of Texas

Dr. Lianne Fridriksson, journalism; $6,000; Mayborn Scholar in Journalism; Frank W. and Sue Mayborn Foundation

TOTAL AWARDED: $231,699


Grant Proposals (January)

Dr. Rafer Lutz, HHPR; $112,875; A Goal- and Self-Regulatory Systems Perspective of Exercise Adherence: A Diary Study Considering Stressful Events; American Heart Association

Dr. Jerry Park, sociology; $292,698; Tracking the New Religious Diversity: Asian Americans and the Panel Study of Race and Ethnicity; National Science Foundation

Dr. Byron Johnson, CRIAD; $258,664; Pluralism, Toleration, and Political Values: Reconciling Principles of Liberal Democracy with Religious Diversity; U.S. Department of State

Dr. Peter van Walsum, environmental studies; $499,678; Characterization of Accumulation Trends for Carbohydrate, Lignin, Extractive Degradation Products in Lignocellulose Pretreatment; U.S. Department of Agriculture

Dr. Owen Lind, biology; $268,869; Bacterial Functional Diversity and Associated Biogeochemical Transformations in Wetland Nitrogen Dynamics; National Science Foundation

Dr. Richard Kreider, HHPR; $28,500; Hillsboro Health and Fitness Services; City of Hillsboro, Texas

Dr. Kenneth Busch, chemistry and biochemistry; $150,000; Fluorophore-Modified Cyclodextrins As Hosts For Spectroscopic Enantiomeric Discrimination; The Robert A. Welch Foundation

Dr. Darrin Bellert, chemistry and biochemistry; $150,000; Photodissociation Action Spectroscopy: A Probe of Photo-Excited Transient Anions; The Robert A. Welch Foundation

Dr. Marianna Busch, chemistry and biochemistry; $150,000; Effect of Remote Chirality on Enantiomeric Discrimination with Cyclodexins; The Robert A. Welch Foundation

Dr. Stephen Gipson, chemistry and biochemistry; $150,000; Redox-Initiated Reactivity of Organometallic Compounds; The Robert A. Welch Foundation

Dr. Kevin Chambliss, chemistry and biochemistry; $326,385; Acquisition of High Resolution LC-MS/MS Instrumentation; National Science Foundation

Dr. Max Shauck, Baylor Institute for Air Science; $448,727; Acquisition of Photochemistry and Aerosol Instrumentation Airborne Research Applications; National Science Foundation

Dr. Max Shauck, Baylor Institute for Air Science; $378,014; Northeast Texas Transport Study Project (NETTS); Texas Council on Environmental Quality

Dr. Max Shauck, Baylor Institute for Air Science; $525,975; On-Call Event Project (OCEP); Texas Council on Environmental Quality

Dr. Max Shauck, Baylor Institute for Air Science; $383,977; Southeast Texas Transport Study Project (SETTS); Texas Council on Environmental Quality

Dr. Grear Howard, Truett Seminary; $7,840; Current Truett Scholarships; Raymond and June Kuns Foundation

Dr. Lianne Fridriksson, journalism, graduate studies; $12,000; Mayborn Scholars in Journalism Internship; Frank W. and Sue Mayborn Foundation

Dr. Stephen Prickett, Armstrong Browning Library; $20,000; Reader in European Romantism; The Wilbur Foundation

Dr. Stephen Prickett, Armstrong Browning Library; $20,000; Reader in European Romantism; The Pforzheimer Foundation

Michele Henry, music education; $4,000; First Annual Women's Choir Festival; Chico's Charitable Giving

Cynthia Fry, computer science and engineering; $20,000; 2005 Baylor International Technology Entreneurship Program; GTECH Corporation

Theresa Posani, nursing: $42,240; Nursing School PDA Technology; Hoblitzelle Foundation

TOTAL REQUESTED: $4,250,442


Courtesy of Baylor Office of Sponsored Programs and Contracts

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