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The Bright Side of Grants Office of Sponsored Programs, Christine Chamberlain, Director July 2014 FY 2013 Submissions/Awards (to date) Submissions


















FY 2014 Submissions/Awards (to date)

FY 2015 Submissions/Awards (to date)

A list of FY13, FY14 and FY15 grant recipients are included at the end of the Bright Side. OSP commends the hard work of all the GVSU Principal Investigators!

Two Kirkhof College of Nursing Students Receive National Grants Adapted from GVnow June 24, 2014 Two students from the Kirkhof College of Nursing have received scholarships through national grants to continue their studies in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Rachel Cardosa and Leda Evans received scholarship money from a $20,000 grant from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare, based in New York. The money was matched by KCON to support a national effort by the Jonas Center to prepare future nurses and future nursing faculty members. Cynthia McCurren, dean of KCON, said receiving the Jonas Center grant matches the college’s mission of striving to improve the well-being of people, including veterans, through leadership in nursing education, professional practice and scholarship.

Grants News Advancing College Success for Males of Color From GrantWeek June 30, 2014 As part of the Obama administration's My Brother's Keeper initiative, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) hosted a symposium, "Advancing Success for Black Men in College" on June 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Marian Wright Edelman, head of CDF, described the low levels of African American male enrollment in postsecondary education and the issues of poor K-12 preparation. Walt MacDonald, head of ETS, joined Edelman in urging colleges and universities to do more to attract, recruit, retain and graduate young men of color. Panels included success stories from currently enrolled students, policies addressing access and advancing success, and strategies that work to advance successful completion of undergraduate degrees, including advice to students on how to balance work, school and social life. Ronald Mason, president of Southern University and A&M College System urged foundations in attendance, such as Lumina and Ford, to make evidence-based institutional investments that are sustainable and predicated on successful models.

Joint NIH/NSF Discussion on Undergraduate BIO Research From GrantWeek July 7, 2014 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) will share a discussion about the status and priority for undergraduate research in the biological sciences at comprehensive and liberal arts colleges and universities. Joan Wasserman, NIH program official and Sally O'Connor, NSF program director will describe the types of agency outreach efforts to undergraduate institutions that educate and train next generation biologists and biomedical researchers. In terms of their combined budgets and program efforts, NIH and NSF comprise the largest federal portfolio for biological science education and training. Therefore, their assessments of where the nation stands with respect to the production of trained professionals in the biological sciences is important to better understanding the impacts of these future scientists on public health and scientific innovations.

Facebook Study and Academic Research From GrantWeek July 7, 2014 The scientific journal that published the Facebook study about online mood swings has expressed concern that human subjects principles were ignored. At least one university participated in the Facebook research. The Huffington Post reported that the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggested that the manipulation of the content on the Facebook pages of about 700,000 people violated prior consent standards of academic research. Broader concerns have also been raised about human subjects protections in research involving universities and private businesses. An editorial in The Daily Journal observes that the Facebook study was not an isolated incident, but a worrisome tendency of private businesses and academia to blur ethics lines in collaborative research. Jaron Lanier, a Microsoft researcher, calls this a "new frontier in the manipulation of people," and warns that all researchers must pay more attention to ethical standards. Page 2

New Opportunity with EPA's STAR Program From GrantWeek June 16, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently released Air Pollution Monitoring for Communities as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program. Specifically of interest is research on using low-cost portable sensors to understand and avoid air pollution exposure, on the ways communities and individuals interact with air pollution sensors and their data, on methods for understanding and managing the quality of data from air pollution sensors, and on how sensors and sensor networks compare to existing state-of-the-art air quality monitoring methods. This program is also part of the Air, Climate and Energy (ACE) Strategic Research Action Plan, which provides transdisciplinary research that addresses complex air quality issues. The application deadline is October 7, 2014. Past STAR grant recipients and proposal abstracts are located here.

Gates Foundation CEO Hopes to Broaden Impact, Simply and Effectively From Philanthropy News Digest July 8, 2014 The new CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aims to bring a fresh perspective to the world's richest philanthropy and ensure that its investments have a broad impact, the Seattle Times reports. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, who previously served as chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco and as head of drug development at biotech company Genentech, is the first physician and research scientist to lead the Gates Foundation, following a succession of former Microsoft executives who were close friends of Bill and Melinda Gates. That outside perspective is already proving valuable, Desmond-Hellmann told the Times. "What I hope I bring to the coming at things from a fresh angle," she said. "I find myself asking a lot of questions, and I think that's an asset." She is taking the helm of a mature organization with an endowment of nearly $40 billion. Under former CEO Jeff Raikes, the foundation nearly doubled its staff to twelve hundred and ramped up its annual grantmaking to $3.4 billion, while refocusing its efforts on core priorities such as polio eradication, improving women's access to birth control, and helping subsistence farmers in the world's poorest countries. During Raikes' tenure, however, the foundation often was criticized for seeking simple, technological fixes to complex problems and for not sufficiently acknowledging the different political contexts in which much of its work takes place. Eradicating polio, for example, has proved more difficult than expected due to ongoing civil conflict in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nigeria, three of the four countries where the disease is endemic. While Desmond-Hellmann is not planning any major course changes, her top priority, according to the Times, is to ensure that the foundation's investments have a broad impact. "These are really hard problems," she told Humanosphere, a blog maintained by Tom Paulson, a veteran journalist based in Seattle. "The Gates Foundation has signed up to do a lot....I see my job as CEO as helping translate these strategies into reality. I'm going to be really dogged about making sure we have an impact, on how to best accomplish these goals most simply and effectively." What is needed beyond identifying simple and measurable solutions for tackling poverty and health inequities, said Desmond-Hellmann, is to make such solutions more sustainable by shifting the power of the marketplace in favor of the poor. "Where capitalism largely fails is as a tool for helping the poor," she said. "Markets have failed the poor, and one of our jobs at the foundation is to really focus on market failures, to find a solution there." Page 3

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Focus on Building a ‘Culture of Health’ From Philanthropy News Digest July 1, 2014 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched a major effort to help build a "culture of health" in communities across the country, signaling a shift in the grantmaking priorities of the largest health philanthropy in the United States. Announced by RWJF president and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey at the Aspen Ideas Festival's Spotlight: Health summit, the new strategy aims to "change our current understanding of health and create a society where everyone has the opportunity to lead a healthy life." According to LavizzoMourey, that could mean everything from helping low-income patients with housing, food assistance, and other needs during medical visits, to creating a workplace culture that encourages healthy behaviors during the workday. "We won't achieve a true 'culture of health' if some Americans are faced with much greater barriers to health than others," she added, noting that nearly 20 percent of Americans live in neighborhoods with limited job opportunities, low-quality housing, pollution, and unhealthy food options. "We have to make a seismic shift in the way we deal with health — and it has to come from the ground up." While the foundation's ongoing efforts to stem and reverse the childhood obesity epidemic, expand outreach to and enrollment of those eligible for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act, encourage businesses to invest in the well-being of local neighborhoods and communities, and address community violence are aligned with the "Culture of Health" strategy, several initiatives in progress promise to stake out new ground. They include the "Flip the Clinic" project, which seeks to change the prevailing dynamic between doctors and patients and empower patients with the knowledge they need to be actively engaged in their health and health care; and MakerNurse, an effort to support and accelerate innovation by nurses by providing them with an online community, tools, and other resources. Because the new approach will result in cuts to existing programs, it has drawn some criticism, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. For example, the foundation's Clinical Scholars program, which has helped train doctors to be leaders for more than thirty years, will be wound down in 2017, and nursing and health policy programs are also being terminated. The new strategy also is so expansive that it may be difficult to measure its success, Ian Morrison, author of Leading Change in Health Care: Building a Viable System for Today and Tomorrow, told the Inquirer. "There's a danger in dissipating the effort if you go broader," said Morrison. "How do you know you've made a difference?" RWJF officials said the new approach is needed in order for it to drive bigger and more sustainable change, and that the foundation will identify new metrics to help keep the effort on track. "We'll be looking for measures that are trackable and usable," said Jim Marks, SVP and director of program portfolios at the foundation. Mentoring: Key to NSF Proposal Success? From GrantsWeek June 30, 2014 According to the blog, Female Science Professor, it appears that some National Science Foundation (NSF) reviewers want to see more hard evidence of mentoring techniques from principal investigators (PIs). A recurring theme of comments on rejected proposals show that it is not "enough to have a record of success advising grad students, undergrads, and postdocs in research -- you have to understand and explain your advising techniques and you have to have a plan for assessing and improving." These comments requesting more hard data on exactly how NSF PIs are going to mentor their students and improve as mentors going forward are on the rise. Therefore, PIs may do well in the future if they move away from relying too much on past success and traditional measures of success (e.g. degrees, publications, conference presentations, post-graduation employment). Page 4

Upcoming Deadlines Arts/Humanities/International Academy of Arts and Sciences: Visiting Scholars Program (October 22) Archaeological Institute of American: Fellowships, Grants and Scholarships Programs (October 15) Institute of International Education: Fulbright U.S. Student Program (October 14) National Trust for Historic Preservation: National Trust Preservation Fund (October 1) Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: East European Studies (September 1)

Education/Economic/Community Development American Educational Research Association: AERA Grants Program (September 4) American Institute for Economic Research: Fellowship and Internship Programs (October 1) National Education Association Foundation: NEA Foundation Grants (October 15) Society for Human Resource Management Foundation: Research Grants (October 1) U.S. Department of Education: Field Initiated Projects (September 2)

Health/Mental Health Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Health Services Research Projects (October 5) American Cancer Society: Research, Training and Professorship Grants (October 15) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance (September 15) National Institutes of Health: Behav & Social Science Research on Understanding Hlth Disparities (October 5) National Institutes of Health: Time Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (October 10)

Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics Association for Women in Mathematics: Travel and Mentoring Grants for Women (October 1) National Science Foundation: Smart and Connected Health (October 10) National Science Foundation: Biomaterials (October 31) U.S Department of Agriculture: Small Business Innovation Research Program (October 2) U.S. Department of Commerce: Climate Programs (September 12)

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FY 2013--Awarded


Academic and Student Affairs Division‐‐Gayle R. Davis, Provost and Vice President Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies (BCOIS) ‐‐ Anne Hiskes, Dean 1 Environmental Studies

EPA/NCSE/GLISTEN: STEM Mastery through Great Lakes  Stewardship

Elena Lioubimtseva

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)/National  Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE)/ Great  Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through Education  Network (GLISTEN)

2 Padnos International Center Mark Schaub & James Goode

Study Tour in Turkey

Ruth Stegeman 2 Criminal Justice, School of Julie Yunker 3 Hospitality & Tourism Management Michael Scantlebury & Scott Rood

4 Hospitality & Tourism Management Patricia Janes 5 Hospitality & Tourism Management Paul Stansbie,  Kristen Jack & Michael Sciarini 6 Johnson Center Amber Erickson

7 Johnson Center James Edwards 8 Johnson Center Julien Kouame 9 Johnson Center Michael Moody 10 Johnson Center Michael Moody



Turkish Coalition of America

College of Community and Public Service (CCPS) ‐‐ George Grant, Jr., Dean 1 Community Engagement, Office of


Bringing Theory to Practice Program

$1,388,789 $1,000

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) Police Precision Driving Program‐2013


Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards  (MCOLES) Lake Michigan Water Trail‐Benton Harbor to Ludington


U.S. Department of Commerce/Michigan Department of  Environmental Quality (MDEQ)/West Michigan  Environmental Action Council Michigan Cares for Tourism


Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association Hospitality and Tourism Internship Program


Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Spectrum Health Rural Fit Kids Subaward


U.S. Department of Health & Human Services  (HHS)/Health Resources and Services Administration  (HRSA)/Spectrum Health Hospital The W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair  Endowment


The W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Transformation Grant: Capacity‐Building for  Kent County, Michigan‐Year Two


DHHS/CDC/Spectrum Health Hospitals The Next Generation of Philanthropic Leaders Study ‐‐  Dissemination Plan


Nathan Cummings Foundation The Next Generation of Philanthropic Leaders Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation


FY 2013--Awarded 11 Johnson Center Michael Moody 12 Johnson Center Miles Wilson & Allison Lugo Knapp 13 Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration, School of Priscilla Kimboko 14 Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration, School of Salvatore Alaimo 15 Social Work, School of Joan Borst

$18,061,729 The Next Generation of Philanthropic Leaders Study ‐‐  Dissemination Plan The Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation Southern Africa Grantmaking School

Claudia Sowa Wojciakowski & Michael Posthumus 2 COE Center for Educational Partnerships Clay Pelon, David Bair & Michael Posthumus 3 COE Center for Educational Partnerships Michael Posthumus & Clay Pelon 4 COE Leadership and Learning Shawn Bultsma 5 TRiO Educational Talent Search Sarah Keranen‐Lopez 6 TRiO Educational Talent Search Sarah Keranen‐Lopez

MSU Geriatric Education Center of Michigan

Ranelle Brew & Kathy Agee 2 Occupational Safety and Health David Huizen & Samah Mansour


U.S. Department of Health & Human Services/HRSA/MSU  Subaward What is Philanthropy? ‐ Documentary


The Frey Foundation Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership Grant


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services $871,870 Baldwin Foundation Groundswell Grant


Baldwin Foundation Groundswell Continuation 2 Grant


Great Lakes Fishery Trust Groundswell FORCES


National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) School Counselor Graduate Program Planning Grant


Michigan College Access Network TRiO Talent Search‐Year 2


U.S. Department of Education TRiO Talent Search‐Year 3


U.S. Department of Education

College of Health Professions (CHP) ‐‐ Roy Olsson, Jr., Dean 1 Allied Health Sciences


The W.K. Kellogg Foundation

College of Education (COE) ‐‐ Elaine Collins, Dean 1 COE Center for Educational Partnerships


$45,750 sHaPe (Summer Health Activities and Professions  Exploration) Camp 2013


Michigan Association for Health, Physical Education,  Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) A Novel Approach in the Delivery of Occupational Safety  and Health Trainng for the Beverage Industry


Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory  Affairs/Michigan Occupational Safety and Health  Administration

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) ‐‐ Frederick J. Antczak, Dean


FY 2013--Awarded 1 AWRI Al Steinman

2 AWRI Al Steinman 3 AWRI Al Steinman 4 AWRI Bopi Biddanda

5 AWRI Carl Ruetz

6 AWRI Carl Ruetz 7 AWRI James McNair

8 AWRI Janet Vail 9 AWRI John Koches

10 AWRI John Koches 11 AWRI John Koches

$18,061,729 NASA Michigan Space Grant Graduate Fellowship (James  Smit)


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) An Analysis of the Invasive Cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia  in Silver Lake, Michigan


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Growing Michigan's Blue Economy


C. S. Mott Foundation NASA Space Grants Administration


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Spawning Habitat Restoration and Egg and Larval Surveys  in the Kalamazoo River, Michigan


U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI)/U.S. Fish and  Wildlife Service (FWS)/Match‐E‐Be‐Nash‐She‐Wish Band  of Pottawatomi Indians (The Gun Lake Tribe) Survey of the Lake Michigan Microzooplankton  Community


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Illinois Department of  Natural Resources/University of Illinois NASA Michigan Space Grant Graduate Fellowship  (Meagan Sesselmann)


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M Sustainability and Water Resources for K‐12 Students


Alcoa Foundation NASA Michigan Space Grant Undergraduate Fellowship  (Alexander Ebenstein)


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Bass River/Deer Creek Restoration Project


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality  (MDEQ)/Ottawa Conservation District (OCD) Michigan Department of Natural Resources Urban and  Community Forestry Project Michigan Department of Natural Resources


FY 2013--Awarded 12 AWRI Kevin Strychar 13 AWRI Mark Luttenton 14 AWRI Mark Luttenton 15 AWRI Richard Rediske

16 AWRI Richard Rediski 17 AWRI Richard Rediske 18 AWRI Richard Rediske

19 AWRI Richard Rediske 20 AWRI Ryan Thum 21 AWRI Ryan Thum 22 AWRI Ryan Thum 23 AWRI Ryan Thum 24 Biology Gary Greer

25 Biology Tim Evans

$18,061,729 Cell‐death Pathways of Symbiodinium Exposed to  Temperature and Bacterial Stress


Costal Preservation Network (CPN) AuSable River Study


Trout Unlimited, Headwaters Chapter AuSable River Study


Trout Unlimited, Mason‐Griffith Founders Chapter Beach Quality Forecasting


U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC)/National Oceanic  & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/University of  Michigan (U of M) Flat River Watershed Planning Project Subcontract


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality  (MDEQ)/Kent Conservation District (KCD) USGS Great Lakes Science Center, Burbot PCB Samples  Project


U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Muskegon County Beach Monitoring Project


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)/Michigan  Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)/Public  Health‐Muskegon County Muskegon County Inland Bathing Beach Monitoring


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Identification of Genetic Markers for Select Aquatic  Invasive Species Project


Missoula County Weed District 2013 Genetic Baseline of Hydrilla  Verticillata


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)/The Nature  Conservancy (TNC) NSF Innovation Corps (I‐Corps)


National Science Foundation (NSF) Identification of Genetic Markers


Teton County Weed & Pest Control District NASA Michigan Space Grant Graduate Fellowship (  Nichole Kupisz)


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Digitization of Michigan's Regional Herbaria: A Collective  Effort Hanes Trust


FY 2013--Awarded 26 Biology Todd Aschenbach 27 Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB)

Mark Staves

28 Chemistry Andrew Korich

29 Geology John Weber

30 Geology

John Weber

31 Geology Pablo Lierandi‐Roman

32 Math Paul Fishback 33 Math

William Dickinson & Jonathan Hodge 34 Modern Languages & Literatures Sebastian Maisel & Majd Al‐Malla 35 Music Marlena Vavrikova 36 Philosophy Brian Robinson & Michael DeWilde

$18,061,729 Developing a Fire‐science Network and Delivery System  for the Northern Lake States


U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service/Ohio State University Developing a Single‐Cell System to Investigate Molecular  and Physiological Events in Plant Gravity Sensing and  Response


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) NASA Michigan Space Grant Graduate Fellowship (Lindsey  Flaquer)


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) NASA Michigan Space Grant Undergraduate Fellowship  (Jacqueline Bussey)


National Aeronautics & Space Association  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Applying Space Geodesy (GPS) to Better Understanding  Seismic Hazard in Trinidad and Tobago, and Building a  GPS Data Processing Center at GVSU


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Sea Level Change and Costal Vulnerability


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Pi Mu Epsilon 2013 Conference


National Security Agency (NSA) REU Site: Grand Valley State University Summer  Undergraduate Research Program in Mathematics (3‐year  award)


National Science Foundation (NSF) Become a Host Site for a Fulbright Foreign Language  Teaching Assistant (FLTA)


Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)  Program Friends of Via: Recording Project ‐ Oboe Works by Petr  Eben


Friends of Via Intellectual Humility: The Elusive Virtue University of Notre Dame/Templeton Foundation


FY 2013--Awarded 37 Philosophy

Kelly Clark 38 Psychology Amy Matthews 39 Regional Math and Science Center Karen Meyers 40 Regional Math and Science Center Karen Meyers

41 Statistics Neal Rogness & Karen Meyers

$18,061,729 Rationality and Religious Belief: A Philosophical  Investigation of Contemporary Cognitive Science of  Religion (God and the Brain)  John Templeton Foundation Autism Education Center START Grant

Jonathan Englesma 2 Computing & Information Systems, School of Scott Grissom, Shaily Menon, Robert Talbert &  Shannon Biros 3 Engineering, School of Wendy Reffeor & John Farris 4 Padnos Student Services & Advising Center Sara Maas

GVSU Regional Math and Science Center

Kevin McCurren 2 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kevin McCurren


Michigan Department of Education (ED) Family Engineering Event


U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)/Michigan  Mathematics and Science Center Network (MMSCN)/U.S.  Army Tank‐Automotive Research, Development, and  Engineering Center (TAREC) International Year of Statistic 2013


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M)

Hive Scale Network Project

$305,079 $22,140

Project Apis M. WIDER: EAGER: GVSU Inventory of Instructional Practices


National Science Foundation (NSF) Using Assistive Device Design to Implement Corner Stone  Project Based Learning


National Science Foundation (NSF) STEPS Camp 2013


National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)/  Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC)

Seidman College of Business (SCOB) ‐‐ John Reifel, Interim Dean 1 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation


U.S. Department of Education (ED)/Michigan Department  of Education (ED)

Padnos College of Engineering & Computing (PCEC) ‐‐ Paul Plotkowski, Dean 1 Computing & Information Systems, School of


City of Grand Rapids Accelerator Administration Services  Agreement

$11,331,013 $518,293

Michigan Strategic Fund/City of Grand Rapids Local  Development Finance Authority (LDFA) GRSmartZone Business Incubator 2013‐2014 Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)


FY 2013--Awarded 3 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kevin McCurren

4 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kevin McCurren 5 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kevin McCurren 6 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kevin McCurren & Paul Heroman 7 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 8 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 9 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 10 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 11 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 12 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki & Phil Tepley 13 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Dante Villarreal 14 VAGTC Sonja Johnson 15 VAGTC Sonja Johnson

$18,061,729 Technology Transfer Office, Mentor in Residence Program


Michigan Economic Development Corporation  (MEDC)/University of Michigan, Technology Transfer  Office City of Grand Rapids Accelerator Administration Services  Agreement (Admin./Marketing)


State of Michigan/City of Grand Rapids Local  Development Finance Authority (LDFA) City of Grand Rapids Accelerator Administration Services  Agreement (GRC/Hub)


City of Grand Rapids LDFA (Michigan Strategic Fund) Farm/Ag Entrepreneurship Academy: Pilot Program


Michigan Initiative for Innovation and Entrepreneurship  (MIIE) Small Business Development Center


U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) MEDC Service Center Award


Michigan Economic Development Center (MEDC) State Trade and Export Promotion


U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)/Michigan  Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Small Business Jobs Act (SBJA) Additional Funding


U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) MEDC: Core Consulting Services 2013


Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Michigan Emerging Technologies Fund


Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) "La Siembra: Enhancing Participation of Socially  Disadvantaged Latino Farmers to the USDA" Project


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Michigan State  University (MSU) Michigan Direct Export Assistance


Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) State Trade and Export Promotion 2013 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)/Michigan  Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)


FY 2013--Awarded 16 VAGTC Sonja Johnson

$18,061,729 International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) Training  Sessions U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)/Michigan  Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Student Academic Success Center (SACC )‐‐ Michael Messner, Director 1 TRiO Educational Support Program Michael Messner

TRiO Educational Support Program

Marlene Kowalski‐Braun

Jean Nagelkerk & Cynthia McCurren


$281,252 OVW 2013 Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic  Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus  Program


U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office on Violence  Against Women (OVW)

Vice Provost for Health (VPH) ‐‐ Jean Nagelkerk, Vice Provost for Health 1 Vice Provost for Health


U.S. Department of Education

Student Services (STU) ‐‐ Bart Merkle, Vice Provost and Dean 1 Women's Center


Coordinating Center for Interprofessional Education and  Collaborative Practice/University of Minnesota Subaward

$10,000 $10,000

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services  (HRSA)/University of Minnesota

Finance and Administration Division ‐‐ James D. Bachmeier, Vice President Intercollegiate Athletics (IA) ‐‐ Tim Selgo, Director 1 Athletics Keri Becker

$2,000 NCAA: Save a Life Tour 2013 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) ‐‐ Arn Boezaart 1 MAREC Arn Boezaart 2 MAREC Kim Walton


Sierra Club Support of the GVSU/UofM Offshore Wind  Assessment Project

$29,572 $10,000

Sierra Club Solar Thermal System Cost and Efficiency Improvements  for Michigan's Climate


Michigan Energy Office

University Relations ‐‐ Matthew E. McLogan, Vice President WGVU Public Media ‐‐ Michael Walenta, General Manager 1 WGVU Barbara Christl

$1,150,411 Community Service Grant‐TV Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)


FY 2013--Awarded 2 WGVU Barbara Christl 3 WGVU Barbara Christl 4 WGVU Steve Chappell

$18,061,729 Community Service Grant‐AM


Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Community Service Grant‐FM


Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) American Graduate Engagement Grants 2012 Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)


FY 2014--Awarded


Academic and Student Affairs Division‐‐Gayle R. Davis, Provost and Vice President Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies (BCOIS) ‐‐ Anne Hiskes, Dean 1 Religious Studies/Honors College Doug Kindschi & Kelly Clark 2 Religious Studies/Honors College Kelly Clark 3 Religious Studies/Honors College Kelly Clark

Developing Science and Religion in Turkey: A Joint  Muslim‐Christian Project

Julie Yunker 2 Johnson Center Julien Kouame 3 Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration, School of Priscilla Kimboko 4 Social Work, School of Joan Borst 5 Social Work, School of Joan Borst

Science of Immortality Project

Michael Posthumus 2 COE Center for Educational Partnerships Mike Posthumus & Forrest Clift 3 COE Leadership and Learning

Donald Mitchell


University of California‐Riverside/Indiana University‐ South Bend Naturalism and Its Discontents Project


John Templeton Foundation

Police Precision Driving

$257,297 $48,797

Michigan Commision on Law Enforcement Standards  (MCOLES) Community Transformation Grant: Capacity‐Building for  Kent County, Michigan‐Year Three


DHHS/CDC/Spectrum Health Hospitals MSU Geriatric Education Center of Michigan


U.S. Department of Health & Human Services/HRSA/MSU  Subaward The UTSPH/GVSU Multimodal MCH Training


US Dept of Health and Human Services‐ Health Resources  and Services Admin/ University of Texas HRSA/UT: Certificate in MCH Public Health ‐ Year 5


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  (HRSA)/University of Texas (UT)

College of Education (COE) ‐‐ Elaine Collins, Dean 1 COE Center for Educational Partnerships


Templeton Foundation

College of Community and Public Service (CCPS) ‐‐ George Grant, Jr., Dean 1 Criminal Justice, School of


$316,512 Groundswell Forces 3


National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Grand Lesson Professional Development Program


DTE Energy Foundation/Grand Rapids Public Museum A Comprehensive Investigation of High‐Achieving African  American Students Attending Community Colleges: A  Mixed Methods Research Study National Association of Student Personnel Administrators  (NASPA)


FY 2014--Awarded 4 COE Leadership and Learning Ellen Schiller 5 COE Leadership and Learning Sheryl Vlietstra Megan Freudigmann

$19,146,751 Science Teacher Education and Development: Part III U.S. Department of Education/Michigan Department of  Education Classroom Library Book Grant

Jody Vogelzang  2 Public Health Administration Jody Vogelzang

$20,200 Kick and Cook‐a‐Palooza

Bopaiah Biddanda 2 AWRI John Koches 3 AWRI John Koches 4 AWRI John Koches 5 AWRI Kevin Strychar 6 AWRI Richard Rediske

7 AWRI Thum Ryan 8 Biology Amy Russell


Academy of Nutrrition and Dietetics Foundation Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation: Hunger  in Our Community


ConAgra Foods Foundation/Academy of Nutrition and  Dietetics Foundation

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) ‐‐ Frederick J. Antczak, Dean 1 AWRI


The Meemic Foundation

College of Health Professions (CHP) ‐‐ Roy Olsson, Jr., Dean 1 Health Professions


NASA/UofM MSGC: MSGC Administration

$2,291,205 $1,500

NASA/Michigan Space Grant Consortium USDA/MCD: City of Muskegon Site Determination and  Implementation


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service/Michigan  Conservation District Critical Lands Mapping Project ‐ Upper/Central Muskegon  River Watershed


Fremont Area Community Foundation Bass River/ Deer Creak Restoration


MDEQ/ Ottawa Conservation District MSGC 2014‐Skutnik Fellowship


NASA/Michigan Space Grant Consortium Tyler Creek E.coli Monitoring and Source Tracking


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality  (MDEQ)/Timberland Resource Conservation and  Development MEDC T3N


Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Evaluation of the historical demography of vampire bats  in northern Mexico U.S. Department of Agriculture


FY 2014--Awarded 9 Biology Jennifer Moore

10 Biomedical Sciences Cynthia Thompson 11 Biomedical Sciences Cynthia Thompson 12 Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Cynthia Thompson 13 Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Gary Greer

14 Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Sok Kean Khoo 15 Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Sok Kean Khoo 16 Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Sok Kean Khoo 17 Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Sok Kean Khoo 18 Chemistry Stephanie Schaertel 19 English Lindsay Ellis 20 Geology Virginia Peterson 21 Math Paul Fishback

$19,146,751 Survival, nesting success, and sex ratios of temperature‐ sensitive species at the nothern edge of their range


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Land Use Impacts in Suriname on Primate Population


National Geographic Society Climate Change and Thermoregulation: Developing an  "Advance‐Warning" System for New World Monkeys


Conservation International Non‐Invasive Methods to Evaluate Thermoregulatory and  Metabolic Hormone in New World Primates


American Society of Primatologists (ASP) Understanding LRB E3 ligase formation within  Phytochrome Signaling


National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Effect of Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitor on Stapled  Colorectal Anastomosis


National Institutes of Health (NIH)/Spectrum Health BLEEP/MSU: Confirming Uterine Influences on Adverse  Health Outcomes in Childhood: a Twin‐Sibling Study


Michigan Bloodspot Environmental Epidemiology Project  (BLEEP)/MSU Circulating microRNAs: A New Paradigm for Parkinson's  Disease Discovery


The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Global genomic and proteomic profiling of African  children with typhoid fever


National Institutes of Health (NIH0 NASA/UofM MSGC: Undergraduate Fellowship (Catlin  Schalk)


NASA/Michigan Space Grant Consortium 2014 and 2015 Summer Invitational Institutes


National Writing Project NASA/UofM MSGC: Undergraduate Fellowship (Eric  Armstrong)


NASA/Michigan Space Grant Consortium Pi Mu Epsilon 2014 Centennial Conference National Security Agency (NSA)


FY 2014--Awarded 22 Movement Sciences

Ross Sherman 23 Psychology Amy Matthews 24 Psychology Mario Fific 25 Regional Math and Science Center Karen Meyers 26 Regional Math and Science Center Karen Meyers 27 Regional Math and Science Center Karen Meyers 28 Writing Department Keith Rhodes

$19,146,751 Effectiveness of branched‐chain amino acids and taurine  to reduce muscle soreness and improve recovery  following eccentric exercise International Society of Sports Nutrition Autism Education Center‐START Project  ‐ Statewide  Autism Resources & Training

Cynthia Coviak 2 Nursing Yvette Petti & Cynthia Coviak

REU Supplement: Stopping Rule Selection Theory

Sara Maas

2 Padnos College of Engineering & Computing Dean's  Office Paul Plotkowski


National Science Foundation (NSF) Promoting Reform in Mathematics Education ‐  Developing Mathematical Thinkers (PRIME PLUS) Project


U.S. Department of Education (ED)/Michigan Department  of Education (ED)/Wayne RESA GVSU  Regional Math and Science Center


Michigan Department of Education USDOE/MDOE/Wayne RESA: PRIME PLUS Additional  Funds


U.S. Department of Education/Michigan Department of  Education/Wayne RESA The Effects of Explicit Instruction on Sentence Fluency  and Style


National Council of Teachers of English $718,760 Advance Education Nursing Traineeship Program


US Department of Health and Human Services Jonas Scholars Programs


Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare

Padnos College of Engineering & Computing (PCEC) ‐‐ Paul Plotkowski, Dean 1 Engineering, School of


US Department of Education (ED/Michigan Department  of Education (ED)

Kirkhof College of Nursing (KCON) ‐‐ Cynthia McCurren, Dean 1 Nursing


Science Technology & Engineering Preview (STEP)  Summer Camp

$42,000 $10,000

National Aeronautics and Space Administration  (NASA)/Michigan Space Grants Consortium  (MSGC)/University of Michigan (U of M) Mentor‐in‐Residence (Dr. Bent Nowak) Michigan Economic Development Corporation  (MEDC)/Tech Transfer Network (T3N)


FY 2014--Awarded 3 Padnos College of Engineering & Computing Dean's  Office Sara Maas

$19,146,751 2015 Science Technology & Engineering Preview Summer  (STEPS) Camp for Girls American Association of University Women

Seidman College of Business (SCOB) ‐‐ John Reifel, Interim Dean 1 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kevin McCurren 2 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kevin McCurren 3 Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Shorouq Almallah 4 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 5 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 6 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 7 Small Business & Technology Development Center  (SBTDC) Carol Lopucki 8 VAGTC Sonja Johnson

T3N: Mentor in Residence

Sharalle Arnold

Spectrum Health Innovations/GVSU‐Community Tech  Transfer Program (Spectrum‐Community T2)

Jean Nagelkerk



Michigan Initiative for Innovation & Entrepreneurship  (MIIE) MWest Challenge


Michigan Initiative for Innovation & Entrepreneurship  (MIIE) MI‐SBDC STEP FY14


Michigan Strategic Fund MI‐SDBC CY 14 Continutation


US Small Business Administration MI‐SBDC CY14 Continuation


U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Entrepreneurial Support Services


Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Michigan Strategic Fund Pure Michigan Export Grant FY14


Michigan Strategic Fund $6,750 Research Study of Residential Student Parent Programs at  Four‐Year Colleges & Universities


W.K. Kellogg Foundation/Endicott College

Vice Provost for Health (VPH) ‐‐ Jean Nagelkerk, Vice Provost for Health 1 Vice Provost for Health


Uof M: Tech Transfer Talent

Student Services (STU) ‐‐ Bart Merkle, Vice Provost and Dean 1 Children's Enrichment Center


Coordinating Center for International Practice and  Education

$240,000 $240,000

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Vice Provost for Research Admin.(VPRA)/Center for Scholarly & Creative Excellence (CSCE) ‐‐ Robert Smart, Exe. Dir.


FY 2014--Awarded 1 VPRA/CSCE Robert Smart

$19,146,751 GVSU Mentor‐in‐Residence


Michigan Economic Development Corporation  (MEDC)/Tech Transfer Talent Network (T3N)

University Relations ‐‐ Matthew E. McLogan, Vice President WGVU Public Media ‐‐ Michael Walenta, General Manager 1 WGVU Barbara Christl 2 WGVU Barbara Christl 3 WGVU Barbara Christl 4 WGVU Stephen Chappell 5 WGVU Stephen Chappell 6 WGVU Steve Chappell 7 WGVU Steve Chappell

$1,205,524 WGVU‐TV Community Service Grant


Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) WGVU‐FM Community Service Grant


Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) WGVU‐AM Community Service Grant


Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Brush


Delta Dental WGVU Stories of Champions


WNET Education Education Engagement Grant


Detroit Public Television West Michigan Reciting the Gettysburg Address WETA


FY 2015--Awarded


Finance and Administration Division ‐‐ James D. Bachmeier, Vice President $6,990 1 Public Safety Brandon DeHaan

Youth Alcohol Enforcement


U.S. Department of Transportation

University Relations ‐‐ Matthew E. McLogan, Vice President WGVU Public Media ‐‐ Michael Walenta, General Manager 1 WGVU Stephen Chappell

$7,500 The Roosevelts WETA


Bright Side Newsletter July 2014  
Bright Side Newsletter July 2014  

A monthly grants-related news publication by the GVSU Office of Sponsored Programs.