Sponsored Research Newsletter

Fall 2023:

  • NSF Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions Mathematical and Physical Sciences Award: Thomas Osburn, $188,470, for RUI: Investigating Gravitational Waves and Extreme Mass-Ratio Inspirals.
  • SUNY Microcredential High Needs (Infrastructure Grant): Joe Cope, Melanie Blood,,and Joanna Santos-Smith, $45,000, for Geneseo’s First Professional Development Non-credit Microcredential (PDM) in Data Analytics
  • Truth Initiative Tobacco and Vape-Free College Program Award: Pamela Kosmowski, $19,659 for Cultivating Campus Culture to Adopt a 100% Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free Campus Policy at SUNY Geneseo
  • James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University (Visiting Fellowship): Aaron L. Herold to work on a book tentatively entitled Revolutionary Thinking: Populism, Imperialism, and the Trajectory of Modern Democracy
  • Announcement of the YouTube Channel Orientation to Sponsored Research and Proposal Development
  • Student Spotlight: Adele Beltrani, Revictimization in Rape: Exploring Factors that Influence Victim Blaming Among Rape Victims with Prior Rape History
  • Student Spotlight: Genesis Flores, Becoming, Writing Home: Nigerian Women Authors in the Development of Cultural Identity and African Literature
  • Office of Institutional Research: Key to Data-informed Decisions. Introducing Institutional Research Discovery Dashboards  designed by Office of Institutional Research (OIR) Interim Director Matt Pastizzo and Data Analyst Mariann George
  • 2022-23 Faculty/Staff Grant and Fellowship Awards List

Fall 2022:

  • NSF Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology (BRC-BIO) Award: Varuni Jamburuthugoda, $490,662, for BRC-BIO Study of protein-nucleic acid interactions of RLE-LINEs.
  • NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Programs Award: PI Dori Farthing, Co-PIs Dennis Showers and Amanda Colosimo and Jessica Barone of MCC, and Amy Sheldon, Rob Feissner, and Nichelle Allen, $1,447,654, for Supporting and Preparing Future STEM Teachers through Scholarships and Teaching Experiences
  • Student Spotlight: Josephine Lewis, ’23, Antiracism Within Student Athletics
  • Student Spotlight:  Micah Hosley, ’23, Effect of Changing Seasons on Soundscapes of Freshwater Ecosystems
  • Fulbright Scholar Fellowship: Scott Giorgis, to research the tectonic history of Columbia northern and teach at Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Fulbright Scholar Fellowship: D. Jeffrey Over, to research fundamental changes in Earth ecosystems at Masarykin University in Brno, Czech Republic
  • The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation: Michael Oberg, $302,623, The Gardiner Foundation Semiquincentennial Student Fellowship Project
  • 2021-22 Faculty/Staff Grant and Fellowship Awards List

Fall 2021:

  • NSF Research Coordination Networks in Undergraduate Biology Education (RCN-UBE) Award: Suann Yang and Rachel Pigg (University of Louisville), $499,978 for Biologists and Graph Interpretation (BioGraphI): Professional development for an online curriculum to foster data literacy and value diverse identities
  • NSF Major Research Instrumentation Award: Kazushige Yokoyama, Dori Farthing, Jani Lewis, Nicholas Warner, James Aimers, $210,132 for Acquisition of a Three-Dimensional Raman Imaging System for the Integrated Science Center (ISC) of SUNY Geneseo
  • NEH American Rescue Plan: Humanities Organizations Award: Michael Oberg, $172,692 to support a Director for the Geneseo Center for Local and Municipal History for one year and 21 undergraduate student internships with local historians
  • Introducing Nicole Manapol, Community Development Specialist in the Center For Integrative Learning
  • Jack Miller Center Award: Carly Herold and Aaron Herold, $15,000 renewal award for the SUNY Geneseo Forum on Constitutionalism and Democracy
  • Student Spotlight: Brian Woodworth '22, Metabolic Activity of Deep-sea Fishes
  • Student Spotlight: Tyler Grasso, '22, Journalists’ Perceptions of Mass Shootings

Fall 2020:

  • NSF S-STEM AWARD: Jani Lewis, Eric Helms, Anne Pellerin, Amy Sheldon, and Melissa Sutherland, $1 Million for STEM Scholarships
  • NSF IUSE Award: Jeff Peterson, Rabeka Alam, and Eric Helms, 3 Faculty, 3 Years, $300,000
  • Student Spotlight: Christina Interlichia ’21, Using Children’s Literature to Develop Mindfulness and Improve Behavior
  • Student Spotlight: Abigale O’Connor, ’22, Creating of a Digital Archive of Soil Properties
  • Faculty Focus: Alla Myzelev, Art History, Art Historian and World Citizen

Spring 2020:

  • NSF ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions Award: Wendy Pogozelski and Karleen West, $883,753 for ADVANCE Partnership: Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges Partnering and Liaising Across the Nation
  • Council on Library and Information Resources Recordings at Risk Award: James Kimball, $45,000 award for New York State Square Dance Tradition: Digitizing the Recordings of James W. Kimball Collection
  • NEA Foundation Award: Sharon Peck and Amy Shema (SUNY Brockport), $5,000 for Gaming to Learn: Incorporating games for maximizing interdisciplinary learning
  • Student Spotlight: Natalie Hayes ’20, A Cross-Section of the Restroom
  • Student Spotlight: Shreyya Malik ’20, Environmental Enrichment as a Treatment for Cocaine Relapse

Fall 2019:

  • Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Award: William Anyan, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research at the College of Health Sciences in the University of Ghana
  • GROW STEM (Geneseo Reaching Out to Women and under-represented groups in STEM) and 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine: Anne Pellerin
  • SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant (IITG) and Conversations in the Desciplines (CID) Awards: Paul Schacht, for A Laboratory-Based Introduction to Digital Scholarly Editing and Sustaining Digital Projects, Sustaining Careers, respectively
  • Student Spotlight: Christopher Lepore ’21, Olivia Smith ‘21, an Heather Wood '21, Effects of Meiotic Drive on Developing Eye-Stalks in Stalk-Eyed Flies
  • Student Spotlight: Maya Craig ’21, Stephanie Alvarez Merlos ’21, and Quendel Williams ’21, Genetic Analysis of Small-Eyed Mutant Zebrafish

Spring 2019:

  • Faculty Focus: Kevin Militello and Bob O'Donnell, Biology, Collaborating Through the Years
  • Faculty Focus: Annmarie Urso, Education, Launching and Sustaining Soaring Stars
  • Student Spotlight: Lydia Cort ’21, Catherine Curley ’20, Rachel Renders ’19, and Amanda Beechinor ’19, Project Feeder Watch
  • Student Spotlight: Hannah Fahy ’20, Madeline Reichler ’20, Sarah Lilley ’19, Steph Adams ’20, Jessica Bansbach ’20, and Vanessa Cepeda ’19, Making Safe Zone Intersectional at Seneca Falls Dialogues, Seneca Falls, NY

Fall 2018:

  • Faculty Focus: Jason Ozubko, Psychology; Nick Warner, Geological Sciences.
  • Student Spotlight:Greg Vinal '19, Mathematics; Molly Brady '19, Neuroscience