2021-2022 Grant Recipients

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Integrative Studies
Understanding & Supporting the Well-Being of College-Level Social Justice & Human Rights Advocates/Activists in the State of Virginia
– Cher Weixia Chen
Partner Schools: JMU, CWM

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Department of History and Art History
Mapping the University: A Digital Resource for Studying Virginia Campus Histories 
– Mills Kelly/Jessica Mack
Partner School:  ODU

Department of History and Art History
Reimagining the History of Higher Education
Kelly Schrum
Partner Schools: CWM, VT, JMU, ODU

Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning

Energizing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Production in
Virginia through the Development of Cross-Institutional Programming
for SoTL Faculty Developers
– E Shelley Reid
Partner Schools:  UVA, VT, VCU, JMU

College of Visual and Performing Arts

School of Music
Music of Enslaved Virginians: History, Performance, Place
– Emily H. Green
Partner Schools: UVA, VCU

College of Science

Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Are Toxic Cyanobacteria an Emerging Health Threat in Virginia?
– Scott Glaberman
Partner School:  ODU

Department of Biology
Development of a novel genotyping panel for powerful and cost-effective evaluations of population structure and kinship in the critically endangered Eastern mountain bongo
– Haw Chuan Lim
Partner School:  UVA

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
Metal sulfide-based nanomaterials for high-performance multivalent metal batteries
– Chao Luo
Partner School:  VT

Volgenau School of Engineering

Department of Computer Science
Innovating Point Cloud Processing for Networked Systems
– Bo Han
Partner School: UVA

Department of Information Sciences and Technology
AI for AI: Toward Community-level Human-AI Collaborations in Local Meetups
– Myeong Lee
Partner School:  VT

Department of Information Sciences and Technology
Assessing Tobacco Prevention Policies Using a Hybrid Approach of Non-traditional Social Media and Traditional Simulation Modeling 
– Hemant Purohit
Partner School:  VCU