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.

September 22

NSF diversity webinar For WMU faculty, "Announcement of an Effort to Expand the NSF INCLUDES National Network," webinar, noon. Free; registration required.

September 25

Geosciences Seminar Series "PLUTO EXPLORED! NASA's Epic Voyage to the Edge of the Solar System," 1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m. Free.

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.