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Funded Proposals

The following is a list of recent ONU proposals that have been funded. If you have received funding for a project and it is not listed, contact the proposal development office at Ext. 2038 or r-watercutter@onu.edu , and provide the appropriate information.  The awards are posted in the year in which the proposals were submitted.

Funding Agency Amount Received Description Program Directors
June 2016-May 2017
Ohio Arts Council – Fund Every County Initiative $7,800

The grant will provide funds to bring three professional Chinese musicians to ONU to work with music students and participate in teaching demonstrations in Hardin County schools. The project includes public performances and will culminate in a musical work performed by the guest musicians and the ONU Symphony playing traditional Chinese music. They will be on campus for three weeks in February.

Dr. Sarah Waters
U.S. State Dept. – Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) $250,223.63

The Center for Democratic Justice and Rule of Law at Ohio Northern is the recipient of this grant to support the legal-education reform component of the Demand for Justice Program in Kosovo to enhance the critical thinking skills of law faculty and students. The funds will provide scholarships for six junior faculty from Kosovo law colleges to enroll in the LL.M. in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law program in the College of Law with additional focused training on legal education pedagogy designed to develop critical-thinking skills. 

Drs. Howard Fenton and Brian Anderson
West Central Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church $4,000

This Campus Ministry Grant for 2017 is for use in chapel and religious life operating expenses. The grant will be utilized to reach and encourage undergraduate students to grow in their faith. It will support the fall and spring retreats as well as the weekly chapel sessions for Merge, the group spiritual direction program.  

The Rev. Dr. David MacDonald

June 2015-May 2016

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy $10,000

The New Investigator Award supports the project titled "Brain kappa opioid receptors and aversive effects of nicotine," which will investigate the role of kappa opioid receptors in specific brain regions, thus advancing understanding of the neural circuitry mediating the aversive effects of nicotine and providing a novel target for future smoking-cessation medications.

Dr. Manoranjan D'Souza
American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund $70,000 The research project titled “Development and catalytic evaluation of palladium complexes bearing modified amine bis(phenolate (ABP) ligands” will be supported by this grant. Funds will be used to conduct summer research utilizing students over the three-year grant period as well as cover limited travel expenses to professional meetings.  The research team will study coupling reactions mediated by palladium complexes of existing and novel ABP ligands. Students will gain experience in the synthesis and characterization of organic ligand frameworks as well as inorganic and organometallic complexes. Dr. Bradley Wile
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists  $25,000 Funds from the ASHP Pharmacy Residency Expansion Grant allow ONU to expand its ONU HealthWise Residency Program from one to two positions. Drs. Michael Rush and Steven J. Martin

American Society for Nondestructive Testing 

$10,000

This supports the project titled "An Interdisciplinary Approach: The Use of Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation in Engineering Applications." It will incorporate nondestructive testing into the curriculum and do research on nondestructive testing.

Drs. Ahmed Abdel-Mohti, Hui Shen and J. Blake Hylton
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation

$19,300

The 12th annual Summer and Academic Honors Institute for gifted and talented students was held at Ohio Northern University in June and July 2016 and was funded in part by this grant. Drs. Dennis   De Luca and Kim Broeckemeier
National Cooperative Highway Research Program $59,989 (ONU) ONU is one of four universities working on a $675,000 contract awarded to Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) on a project titled “Safety and Performance Criteria for Retroreflective Pavement Markers.” Dr. Fan Ye will help to develop a national guideline for transportation practitioners that describes and evaluates the visibility and safety benefits of retrorreflective pavement markers for nighttime driving, particularly during wet weather. Dr. Fan Ye
National Science Foundation

$6,000 plus travel dollars

This supports Dr. Feng Jao's effort as co-PI and entrepreneurial lead on an NSF I-Corps Team project with Old Dominion University Research Foundation. The project is titled “ICORPS L: Transforming an Innovative Embedded Design Educational Training System into a Commercially Available Product.” Dr. Feng Jao
National Wrestling Coaches Assocation $3,042

This supports research on determining best disinfection practices in the wresting environment to minimize athlete skin infections. Past support from the NWCA to ONU has funded a senior capstone project and several other research projects leading to three student presentations at the Ohio Academy of Science meetings as well as two students presenting at the American Society for Microbiology conference. These same two students have a manuscript accepted for publication next year. The latest contribution from the NWCA will fund four upcoming student projects.

Drs. Linda Young and Vicki Motz and coach Ron Beaschler 
NVIDIA Corporation $4,000 The T.J. Smull College of Engineering has been awarded a Telsa K40 GPU, Graphics Processing Unit Active Compute Accelator. The unit is being used in research on image-processing algorithms. Dr. Ziad Youssfi
Ohio Aerospace Institute $7,250  An Air Force Research Laboratory grant is funding a senior capstone project for three students in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering & Computer Science. The purpose of the project titled “Robot Sentry (Computer Aided Patrol equipment (CAPe)” is to design, develop and prototype a system that will automate the process of safely surveying an area of possible intrusion. The project team consists of senior engineering majors Donald Bartlett, Emily Gudaitis and Eric Biendenharn, under the guidance of Dr. Srinivasa Vemuru.   Dr. Srinivasa Vemuru
Ohio Aerospace Institute $5,200 A Student Challenge Capstone grant supports a  mechanical engineering team’s project to design and build a modular unmanned air vehicle engine air particle separator. Once the design is built, the working prototype will be presented to the Air Force Research Laboratory.   Dr. Jed Marquart
Ohio Board of Regents $61,634 An Improving Teacher Quality Grant will fund ECLIPSE - Enhanced Chemistry Learning through Instrument Access and Personalized Secondary Educator Training. This is a program for high school chemistry teachers offered by the chemistry department. This is the third time the ECLIPSE program has been funded by the OBR.  Drs. Chris Bowers, Trilisa Perrine, Chris Spiese and Brad Wile
Ohio Department of Health  $5,000 Faculty members and students in the Raabe College of Pharmacy will participate in a pilot outreach program to develop materials for use in outreach efforts to implement fall-prevention programs at assisted living facilities. This is in collaboration with the Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership. Drs. Kristen Finley Sobota and Kelly Reilly Kroustos

Ohio Sea Grant 

$10,000

This supports the study "A role for glyphosate in long-term phosphorus trends in Lake Erie," which will evaluate the unintended role of no-till agriculture in the observed soluable reactive phosphorus (SRP) increase, focusing on the commonly used herbicide glyphosate and its breakdown products.

Dr. Chris Spiese

Ohio Space Grant Consortium  $5,000 To support a study of the effect of using carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in latex mortar in order to ultimately use it in concrete. Two junior students from the College of Engineering are involved in this project, titled “Effects of Nanoparticles on Resistance to Thermal Fatigue of Mortar." The students are Nathan Craft and Nathan Miller, and they will be working under the direction of Dr. Hui Shen and Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Mohti. Drs. Hui Shen and Ahmed Abdel-Mohti

Ohio Space Grant Consortium 

$5,000 The goal of this project, titled “Thermal Aware Computing Model,” is to model thermal behavior of a computer chip architecture during operation under a typical loading cycle. Senior mechanical engineering student Luke Harmon is working with professor Jed Marquart and Dr. Ziad Youssfi on the project. Jed Marquart and Ziad Youssifi
Ohio Space Grant Consortium $8,074

Faculty in the colleges of Engineering and Arts & Sciences are co-directors on a Faculty Research Initiative Grant working on a curriculum development project titled “Increasing Interest in Computer Science through Writing Interactive Fiction.” The purpose is to improve the enrollment, retention and academic success of female students in the computer science major and minor as well as increase interest of female students throughout the University in computer science. The funds support the work of undergraduate research assistants involved in the activities related to the development of the course. 

Drs. Alexandra Coman, Lisa Robeson and Eric Baumgartner
P&G Fund for Higher Education  $9,700

The funds will support the project titled “Biomechanics Measurements Using Wireless Accelerometers.” Three-axis wireless accelerometers will be purchased to be used by undergraduate engineering students in several courses and projects relating to human motion.

Drs. David Sawyers and Louis DiBerardino

The Nature Conservency $40,000

This supports a three-phase research project to monitor Hardin County's water quality. This will be accomplished by taking and analyzing water samples at various sites for the following purposes: to determine whether phosphorus removal beds reduce total phosphorus and/or dissolved reactive phosphorus concentrations in the watershed; to determine if heavy metal concentrations increase downstream from phosphorus removal beds using iron slag; to establish and/or continue baseline water quality data for Cessna Creek and Blanchard River Headwaters watersheds; to determine whether two-stage ditches can reduce downstream flood risk; and to determine the effectiveness of two-stage ditches on reducing downstream nutrient loads.

Drs. Chris Spiese, David Johnstone and Lesley Riley
The Nature Conservency $20,000 An additional grant from The Nature Conservancy will fund the project titled “Kellogg Farm Water Quality Monitoring Program.” The purpose of the project is to determine the effectiveness of best management practices implementation for phosphorus runoff control. Monthly water samples for nutrients will be collected at the Kellogg Farm site, and algal sampling to supplement macroinvertebrate sampling will take place at the Kurt Farm sites, both in Hardin County. Drs. Chris Spies, Bob Verb, David Johnstone and Lesley Riley
U.S. State Dept. INL $2.9 million Through this cooperative agreement,  ONU's Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law will establish an Afghanistan Rule of Law program, in conjunction with and the College of Law’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) program. This program will target candidates who are not being reached by other international legal education programs and will prepare the 30 Afghan lawyers to return to home with both a language and a legal skillset that will enable them to take leadership roles in their country’s rule of law development. The grant covers a project period of three years. Professor Howard Fenton
West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church $6,600 To support efforts by the Office of Religious Life to expand religious life programming and continue Merge, the group spiritual direction program at ONU. Funds will be used for Merge fall and spring retreats, weekly lunches for chapel worship during 2016 and a canvas labyrinth to be used for prayer and meditation. The Rev. Dr. David MacDonald

June 2014 - May 2015

Barbershop Harmony Society $9,400 To support the 2015 All-Ohio Choral Day on the ONU Campus, which annually brings approximately 190 high school choral students and their teachers together for sessions with ONU vocal music faculty and University Singers, culminating in a concert. Funds helped to support the inclusion of an international championship barbershop quartet as directors and leaders.  Dr. Ben Ayling

Cultural Data Fund

$1,300 To support travel to Havana, Cuba, for Joan Robbins, in relationship to ONU’s International Play Festival and the planned English language premiere of the Cuban play  Nevada. Joan Robbins
Community Pharmacy Foundation  $32,500 The grant supports a study titled "Pharmacist Provision of Preconception Care Through Medication Therapy Management (MTM)." 

Dr. Natalie DiPietro Mager 

Council of Independent Colleges & Lilly Endowment – NetVUE

$50,000 To support a project titled “Creating a Common Language of Vocation.”   The Rev. Dr. David MacDonald
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation  $26,300 This grant supports the annual Summer Academic and Honors Institute at ONU, which brings more than 100 gifted and talented high school students to campus each June for in-depth, one-week courses.  

De Luca and Kimberly Broekmeier

Ohio Board of Regents Improving Teacher Quality Program  

 $51,656 To support the outreach workshop titled "Enhanced Chemistry Learning through Instrument Access and Personalized Secondary Educator Training" for 16 high school chemistry teachers. Dr. Chris Bowers
Ohio Space Grant Consortium

$6,000  

This grant supported an ONU faculty/student project in the mechanical engineering department in the College of Engineering related to the SAE Aero Design Competition in Marietta, Ga., in April.  

Dr. Jed Marquart and student Rebekah Douglass

Ohio Space Grant Consortium (SICHOP)

 $5,000 

To help EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) design and build a full-scale, functional, lunar Rover model after the design from the 1970 Apollo mission for display at the Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum.

Dean Eric Baumgartner and Professor Tom Zechman and student Alec Flemming

Ohio Space Grant Consortium (Faculty Initiation Grant)   

$8,454 To support an experiential and analytical study of reinforced concrete members, which have experienced different levels of corrosion in the reinforcement. Structural members will be repaired using FRP and will be tested.  Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Mohti
PI Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society – Activity grants $1,000 Pi Iota chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha hosted a “Polar Bears in Politics” Day. 

Dr. Rob Alexander and students Katie Deeter and Anna Hoard

The Presser Foundation $4,200

This supports the Undergraduate Scholar Award to be awarded at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. The honor award is given to a music major during their senior year, and the student is selected based on merit and achievement.

Dr. Rebecca Casey

Psi Chi International Honor Society in Pyschology 

$1,500   Funds will be used for a student reserch project that will examine the effect of caffeine withdrawal on spatial memory in rodents using a conditioned flavor model. 

Dr. Phillip Zoladz and student Eric Eisenmann

West Ohio Campus Ministry Task Force

$4,000 To expand the campus ministry program Merge on campus The Rev. David MacDonald
June 2013 - May 2014
Association of American Colleges and Universities $34,278 ONU is the recipient of a TIDES (Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM) grant for a project titled "Using Interactive Storytelling to Improve Retention & Interest in Computer Science by Females," prepared by faculty in the College of Engineering and the English Department in the Getty College of Arts and Sciences.

Drs. Alexandra Coman, Lisa Robeson and Dean Eric Baumgartner

American Society of Plant Biologists $20,000

This  grant supports efforts to improve the delivery of plant biology, particularly botany, as part of an after school enrichment program to seventh- and eighth-grade students in the Marysville Exempted School District.  

Drs. Linda Young and Vicki Motz
Environmental Protection Agency - P3 $15,000

To support the project  titled “Lowering Co2 Emission and Making Concrete More Environmentally Friendly by Adding Limestone.”  

Drs. Ahmed Abdel-Mohti and Bryan Boulanger

Hillier Family Foundation $25,000

These funds will help establish a Sustainability House on campus, a residential facility aimed at engaging a group of students in a living-learning, sustainable environment. 

Terry Keiser
Kern Family Foundation - KEEN $39,700 A Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network (KEEN) grant will support a project that will seek industry opinion on the value of employing a graduate who has the entrepreneurial mindset. 

Dr. John-David Yoder, Dean Eric Baumgartner

Kern Family Foundation - KEEN $11,500 (ONU's portion) ONU is participating with four other Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network (KEEN) universities to create transferrable, replicable KEEN education resources and models.  

Dr. David Mikesell

Martha Holden Jennings Foundation  $17,600 This grant will help fund the 10th Summer Academic and Honors Institute (SAHI) for gifted and talented high school students held on the ONU campus.

         

Dr. Dennis     De Luca 

Martha Holden Jennings Foundation  $1,000 This grant supports the third annual Teacher's Entrepreneurship Workshop at ONU for area high school teachers. 

Dr. Tammy Schakett

Mindin Foundation - Undergraduate Mentored Research Program

$2,500 This award supports a summer research project  titled "Membrane Permeation Enhancement by Perflorinated Surfactants."  Dr. Chris Spiese
National Endowment for the Arts - AEAC $10,000

An Arts Engagement in American Communities grant will support performances and related outreach for artistic programs at ONU as follows:  Beyond Glory,   Raisin’ Cane  and   A Day of Dance .

Jerica Humphrey and Dr. Lauie Bell

National Institute of Mental Health  $423,776 To support a research study on the time-dependent effects of stress on learning and their physiological and genetic correlations. 

Drs. Phillip Zoladz and Boyd Rorabaugh

Ohio Board of Regents Ohio Means Internships and Co-ops Program

$35,070 ONU and the Dicke College of Business is collaborating with Kent State University on an OMIC grant that provides funds to support business students participating in internships in Ohio's critical industries over the next two years.   Matt Lambdin
Ohio Board of Regents Improving Teacher Quality $33,802

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will use this grant to provide an outreach workshop titled "Enhanced Chemistry Learning through Instrument Access and Personalized Secondary Educator Training." 

Dr. Chris Bowers
Ohio Board of Regents Educator Preparation Program $160,323

The Center of Teacher Education will use the funds to partially support a part-time Coordinator for Partnership Development, an upgrade to the Center's technology laboratory, travel for students, faculty and teachers at partnering schools.

Dr. Sandy Calvert
Ohio Department of Health $1,500

This subaward with Ohio State University provides funds for Dr. Rush to participate in a Medication Therapy Management in Federally Qualified Health Centers project.

Dr. Michael Rush
Ohio Space Grant Consortium $4,600 This annual OSGC allocation will be used for the following activities in the T.J. Smull College of Engineering.

Dr. Jed Marquart

University Studies Abroad Consortium - Curriculum Integration  $8,000 The grant will be used to help support the development of study abroad curriculum plans for most majors at ONU. Dr. Brian Keas
US Bancorp Foundation  $725 These funds will be used to partially cover the cost of guest speakers for the third annual Entrepreneurship Workshop for Teachers hosted by the Dicke College of Business. 

Dr. Tammy Schakett

USDA EPIC program $5,869

The University will work with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to implement conservation practices on sections of land owned by the University. The funds will be used to purchase plant nectar and pollen producing plants to help improve the health of bees.

Terry Keiser
June 2012 - May 2013

American Association of Law Libraries Research Fund 

$4,150

This award supports a research project titled "Determining the Role of Law Libraries in the Republic of Rwanda: A survey of users, uses and overall legal society." 

Brian Anderson
American Chemistry Society - Petroleum Research Fund $65,000

To support a research project titled "Investigation of a Stereoselective Tandem Inverse-Demand Hetero-Diels-Alder/Tin-Free Radical Process for the Synthesis of Highly Substituted Heterocycles."

Dr. Jake Zimmerman
ArcGIS Software 500 licenses of the Business Analyst extention for ArcGis, used extensively in Dr. Wilson's GIS for Marketing courses.

Dr. Harry "Jimmy" Wilson

Dominion Resources $10,000

This Higher Education Partnership grant will be used to develop and implement a mobile solar energy lab to be used in undergraduate engineering courses and STEM outreach programs.  

Dr. David Sawyers
Google Earth Pro Grant for Educators Software  ONU received 30 licenses for Google Earth Pro for students to use in Dr. Wilson's geographic information systems (GIS) course for a project to create 3-D renderings of campus and village buildings.

Dr. Harry Jimmy Wilson

Martha Holden Jennings Foundation  $16,000 To support the ONU Summer and Academic Honors Institute (SAHI) in summer 2013 at ONU.

       

     Dr. Dennis     De Luca

Motion Control Robotics $5,000

A gift-in-kind of two KUKA robots, second robot controllers and cabinets and one pallet of spare parts to the Department of Technilogical Studies. 

Dr. Paul Nutter

National Endowment for the Arts - Art Works  $10,000 To support three different art programs at ONU, two in the performing arts at the Freed Center and a third program in the visual arts.  

Jerica Humphrey and Linda Lehman

National Science Foundation Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS)

$49,964 To support a project titled “Enhancing Spectral Access via Directional Spectrum Sensing Employing 3D Cone Filterbanks: Interdisciplinary Algorithms and Prototypes.”   Dr. Srinivasa Vemuru
Ohio Arts Council $2,941 A Project Support grant will support an OhioDance Festival event on the ONU Campus. 

Jerica Humphrey and Dr. Laurie Bell

Ohio Campus Compact - Campus Election Engagement Project $800

The Department of History, Politics and Justice, and the student organizations of Pi Sigma Alpha, College Democrats, College Republicans and College Libertarians, will use the funds to support on-campus activities aimed at increasing student voter engagement and participation.

  

Dr. Rob Alexander
Ohio Humanities Council $2,000 To support the presentation of "Kossuth's Message" at at least five sites around the state of Ohio commemorating the 160th anniversary of Lajos (Louis) Kossuth's tour of the United States in 1851-52. 

Drs. Ellen Wilson, Andrew Ludanyi and Michael Loughlin

Ohio Humanities Council $3,500 To support Japanese Cultural Days at ONU in conjuction with the U.S.- Japan Camp on campus in July, 2013.  

Dr. Russ Crawford

Pi Signma Alpha $1,646 To fund a survey of presidential electors from the 2012 presidential election conducted by students in ONU's Pi Iota Chapter.

Dr. Rob Alexander

Presser Foundation $4,400 Scholarhip dollars to support a Presser Music Scholar at ONU.

Dr. Thomas Hunt

P & G Fund for Higher Education Grant  $8,000 For a project titled "Cutting edge, real-life application of Engineering Education."  

Drs. Ken Reid and Deborah Gallager

Psi Chi - The International Honor Society on Psychology

$2,000 To support the research project titled "Temporal Dynamics of Stress Effects on False Memory Productions." Dr. Phillip Zoladz

Teaching with Primary Sources Midwest Region

$17,700 To support a program titled "Fostering Historical Thinking and Imagination through Primary Sources Instruction," a series of six workshops for 20 teachers in North Central Ohio school districts.   Drs. James Schul 

Texas Instruments Worldwide University Program

$980 The T.J. Smull College of Engineering received a donation of 20 Chronos watches to be used by computer science majors in the Programming Environments course as they undertake a semester-long design project. Dr. John Estell
U.S. Bancorp Foundation $5,000 To support the performance of National Players - Romeo & Juliet at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts

Jerica Humphrey

U.S. Geological Survey $9,100 An Ohio Water Resources Center grant will fund the study "Rural on-site waste treatment as a source of nutrients to the eutrophic watershed."  This is a subaward from OSU.

Drs. Chris Spiese and Bryan Boulanger

U.S. - Japan Foundation  $30,000

To support  the sixth annual U.S. - Japan Camp on the ONU campus in July 2013.  The camp will bring 20 high school students to ONU for a two-week program  of intensive language instruction and coursework in Japanese history and culture.

Dr. Russ Crawford

Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning In Theology and Religion

$2,000 To support travel expenses for a three-day writer's retreat and peer consultation to continue discussion and work initiated at a previous Wabash Center workshop.  

Dr. Forrest Clingerman

Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

$15,400 To support the project titled "Fostering Research Programs in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in Religion and Theology."  Dr. Forrest Clingerman

West Ohio Conference of the Ohio United Methodist Church

$3,000 To support the development of a new spiritual formation program called Emerge  for incoming ONU students.   The Rev. Dr. David MacDonald
June 2011 - May 2012
Arts Midwest $4,400 To support the performance of Rennie Harris Puremovement Project in 2012. 

Catriona Macphie-Hynds

Dorm-In-A-Box $10,000

$5,000 of the $10,000 donation to the Office of Residence Life  will be used by ONU’s ResLife Serves to support community service initiatives in Ada.  The additional $5,000, given in the name of Ohio Northern University, was donated to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

Justin Courtney
Florida Dept. of Transportation  $7,586

This will enable Dr. Abdel-Mohti to continue working with the University of  North Florida on the research project titled "Sealing of Cracks on Florida Bridge Decks with Steel Girders.

Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Mohti
Husky Energy Inc. $30,000 To support the MI Ready program with the Lima Senior High School of Multiple Intelligences over the next three years.

Sharyn Zembower

IEEE $8,200

To support IEEE STEM-Teacher In-Service Program (TISP) activities, lesson plans and educational goals in the Dominican Republic.  The funds will be used to cover the costs of travel expenses and workshop materials.  

Dr. Ken Reid
Kern Family Foundation $444,480

This Kern Entrepreneurship Network grant supports ONU's continuing efforts to saturate the educational experience for students with the entrepreneurial mindset. 

Drs.  J-D Yoder and Rob Kleine
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation  $15,105  For the third year in a row, ONU has received a grant to support the Summer Academic and Honors Institute (SAAHI). 

  Dr. Dennis

De Luca

National Science Foundation $125,000

ONU will continue as an affiliate school in the Center for Layered Polymerics which is directed by Case Western Reserve University. Case Western recently received a renewal grant from NSF to continue the center.  ONU will receive $125,000 over the next five years. 

Drs. Hui Shen & Amelia Anderson-Wile
Ohio Aerospace Institute $3,400

Supports an Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Senior Capstone Project involving a team of engineering students in the design challenge titled "Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicle Actuator."

Dr. Jed Marquart
Ohio Arts Council $10,563 Sustainability for the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

Catriona Macphie-Hynds

Ohio Board of Regents Choose Ohio First (COF) Programs of Innovation $114,400 To establish ONU as a COF campus.  ONU's Choose Ohio First scholarships are awarded to promising undergraduates in STEM Education programs in the Center for Teacher Education

Drs. Tena Roepke and Eric Baumgartner

Ohio Board of Regents - Improving Teacher Quallity $74,822 To support SteM 2 STEM: Utilizing Science and Math Standards to Enhance Technology and Engineering in STEM Education."  This will provide professional development activities for 25 teachers in Grades 5 -10 in four area school districts.  

Drs. Debra Gallagher, Ken Reid and David Rouch

Ohio Humanities Council mini-grant $1,000

To support a Social Studies Day on campus for teachers and students from local school districts.  The Department of History, Politics and Justice is leading the activity which will consist of a series of six presentations delivered by ONU faculty.

Dr. Russ Crawford
Ohio Sea Grant $10,000

To develop a new, inexpensive test for rapid analysis of dissolved phosphate in freshwater systems.

Dr. Chris Spiese
Ohio Space Grant Consortium $4,200 To support travel expenses for faculty and students to attend OSGC functions, administrative support to the college as well as other activities.

Dr. Jed Marquart

P&G Fund for Higher Education of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation

$7,900

To support the proposal, “"Broadening and Deepening the Robotics Laboratory at Ohio Northern.” The funds will support the purchase of equipment to supplement the laboratory component of a new robotics course.

Dr. J-D Yoder

Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour (PennPAT)

$12,000 To support the performance of Rennie Harris Puremovement Project in 2012.  The grant covers a full 50 percent of the performance fee. Catriona Macphie-Hynds

PSi Chi International Honor Society of Psychology

$2,000 To support research on "Effects of Stress on the Retrieval of Emotional and Non-Emotional Words." Dr. Phillip Zoladz
Robert P. Ashlock Memorial Program $5,000

Funded through Assurex Global and administered by the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, this grant supports efforts by the Dicke College of Business to establish and develop a risk management and insurance (RMI) major.

Drs. Matthew Phillips and Susan Schertzer
Presser Foundation $4,800

To support the Undergraduate Scholar Award and the naming of a Presser Scholar for 2012-13 in the Music Department in the Getty College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Thomas Hunt
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) $5,688

To support "Low-Mass Black Holes and CIV in Low Luminosity AGN," a collaboration with the University of Michigan. In addition to being granted use of the Hubble Space Telescope, Dr. Pinkney was awarded $5,688 for future reduction and analysis of the data.

Dr. Jason Pinkney
United States Department of Agriculture $92,000

A Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) has been awarded to support entrepreneural outreach efforts by the Dicke College of Business in the following four Ohio counties: Allen, Hancock, Hardin and Wyandot.

Dr. Tammy Schakett
United States Institute of Theatre Technology $3,000

To support a workshop presentation at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts by Japanese Scenic Designer Toru Shimakawa.

Kathleen DeVault
 June 2010 -  May 2011

Arts Midwest

$3,800 To support the performances of the River North Chicago Dance Company on Jan. 22 and 23 at the Freed Center Catriona Macphie-Hynds
eTech Ohio $100,000

To support the teacher planning project STeM to STEM - Bringing Standards-Based, ICT-Enhanced Engineering Education to Middle and High School Students, Teacher Candidates and Teachers of Science Technology and Mathematics.  ONU will work with five area school districts on this project: Lima City, Bath, Pandora Gilboa, Kalida and Ottawa.

Drs. Deb Gallagher and Ken Reid
Florida Department of Transportation $3,500

To support a collaboration with the University of North Florida on a research project titled "Sealing of Cracks on Florida Bridge Decks with Steel Girders."

Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Mohti
John Snow Inc. $2,100

To support Heart-to-Heart Women's Health Program developed by faculty in the College of Pharmacy to educate women in the community about prevention measures for cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Natalie DiPietro

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

$2,104,125 To support Cohort 2 in the Prison Management Certificate Program for two years. Dr. Ellen Wilson
Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources $12,603

To support a project titled “Unleashing Alternative Representations of the Past into Middle and Secondary History Classrooms”  which will consist of five workshops designed to show teachers in the Allen East School District how to use visual and aural sources, taken from the Library of Congress: Teaching with Primary Sources website, as a means to create powerful social studies lessons for students in grades 5-12.

Drs. James Schul and Russ Crawford
Macy's $1,000

To support a Young Women's Leadership Experience for female high school students on campus during the summer.

Dr. Michelle Govekar

Martha Holden Jennings Foundation

$17,890

To support the 7th annual ONU Summer Honors Institute for gifted and talented high school students. 

   Dr. Dennis     De Luca
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) $19,500

To support the project "Cross-Disciplinary Development Teams to Make Students' Ideas Real." Funds will be used to establish interdeciplinary product development student E-teams to augment a year-long, capstone path for students across campus.

Drs. J-D Yoder and Rob Kleine
National Institutes of Health $347,235

To support research into how disruption of interactions between RGS proteins and G proteins protect the heart from ischemic injury that occurs when there is a lack of blood flow during a heart attack.  Dr. Rorabaugh is a co-investigator on this $2,484,937, four-year project, with the University of Michigan. 

Dr. Boyd Rorabaugh
National Science Foundaton TUES $63,062

To support an examination of the current state of first-year engineering courses.  

Dr. Ken Reid

New England Foundation for the Arts

$4,000 To support the performances of the River North Chicago Dance Company on Jan. 22 and 23 at the Freed Center Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Ohio Arts Council $7,876 Sustainability for the Freed Center for ther Performing Arts Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Ohio Commission of Minority Health $3,000

To support Minority Health Kick-Off/Healthy Generations, a project which targets underserved, minority adults in the area surrounding the Bradford Center in south Lima. 

Dr. Robin White
Ohio Partnership for Adherence through Collaborative Education (OhioPACE) $73,950

To support “Improving Patient Adherence – Tools for Success.” This program focuses on educating healthcare professionals on tools available to improve patient adherence, ways to implement these tools within their practice setting, methods for evaluating an individual patient’s adherence to medications and provide tools and a matrix for appropriate follow-up in terms of patient adherence. 

Dr. Andrew Roecker

Ohio Space Consortium (OSGC) Student Innovative-Creative Hands on Project

$6,000 To support the 2011 ONU SAE Aero Design Competition Team Dr. Jed Marquart
Ohio Space Consortium- Creative Hands on Project $5,750 To support the project "Computational Study of Cylinder Heating for Boundary Layer Control"

Dr. Jed Marquart and student, Derick Endicott

Presser Foundation $4,800 Scholarhip dollars to support a Presser Music Scholar at ONU

Dr. Thomas Hunt

Psi Chi: Undergraduate Research grants $1,450 Age-related Influences on the Production of Intrusive Emotional Memories of Rats

Dr. Phillip R. Zoladz and student Hanna Burke

Wabash Center Small Project Grant

$500

To support the project "Addressing Students’ Religious  Perspectives in ONU undergraduate classrooms"

Dr. Suzanne Morrison
Wright Projects- Third Frontier Grant $75,000

To support ONU's collaboration with Rhodes State College on the Materials Deposition Center project

Dean Eric Baumgartner

June 2009 - May 2010

Air Force Research Laboratory Grant, Ohio Aerospace Institute

$5,200

To support a Senior Capstone Project titled “Micro Air Vehicle Flapping Wing Actuator.” The grant was administered through the Ohio Aerospace Institute. 

Dr. Jed Marquart

Allen County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

 

  $21,995

To support a financial study on the feasibility of the creation of a centralized dispatch operation for Allen County. Funds are provided through a grant awarded to Allen County.  ONU students will assist in the study.  Drs. Paul Govekar and Roger Young
American Electric Power $500,000

To develop an integrated advanced energy curriculum that addresses the continuum of workforce needs across all skill levels and all education levels for those individuals and companies who are currently working or seek to work within the advanced energy industry. This is a collaboration with ONU, OEAMC and other education and industrial partners.

Dean Eric Baumgartner

American Electric Power’s Self Direct GridSmart Progproject.ONU'sram

  $31,763

The university will receive a Self Direct Energy Efficiency Credit for the sports center lighting project ONU's office of Facilities 
Arts Midwest

 $3,500

To support the African Children's Choir at the Freed Center in April 2010. Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Eisenhower Presidential Library Travel Grant

  $500

To support research by Dr. Robert Waters on British Guiana (Guyana) and British Honduras (Belize). His research will lead to an article comparing U.S. relations with each of the colonies, and will be part of a book on the U.S. role in British Guiana’s independence movement.   

Dr. Robert Waters
Heartlight Pharmacy Services

  $4,558

The Raabe College of Pharmacy is the recipient of in-kind donations to equip the Nuclear Pharmacy teaching laboratory and Tc-99m radiopharmaceuticals for hands-on student exercises.  Heartlight also provided consumable resources for two research projects involving Dr. Christoff and ONU students.

Dr. Jeffrey J. Christoff
Honda of America Manufacturing

  $5,000

The grant supports the 2010 U.S. -Japan Camp to be held in July. This is the third year for the two-week summer camp that brings American high school students to campus for cultural and language courses and experiences.  

 Dr. Robert Alexander

Kern Family Foundation

 $75,000

A KEEN III grant for "The ONU Engineering Experience: 2005-2015" will be used to saturate the College of Engineering with the entrepreneurial mindset. This is the third Keen grant awarded to ONU.  

Dr. J.D. Yoder, Dr. Robert Kleine Dean James Fenton

Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

$100,000  

A DiscoverLaw.org Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars Program (PLUS) grant awarded to the Claude W. Pettit College of Law provides funding for a four-week summer residential program designed to increase the number of lawyers from underrepresented groups by introducing freshmen and sophomores college students to the skills important for success in law school. 

Lisa Sonia Taylor
Marathon Oil Company

 $2,000

Funds to support the Accounting Program in the James F. Dicke College of Business will be directed toward faculty and student travel to professional conferences to present joint student/faculty research and to support student travel to the Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honorary) conference.

Dean James Fenton
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation

 $18,570

The grant will support the Summer Honors Institute (SHI) for gifted and talented students at the University.  This will mark the sixth year for the SHI which will feature 13 one-week courses.

    Dr. Dennis De Luca
NACDS Foundation Community Pharmacy Faculty Award

 $5,000

The award recognizes a pharmacy school faculty member who has made significant contributions to the practice of community pharmacy through innovations in patient care.  Finley received a $5,000 stipend awarded to Ohio Northern University to fund outreach events and screenings in the state of Ohio. She also received round trip airfare and lodging and registrations to attend the NACDS Pharmacy and Technology Conference in August where she will recognized during an award presentation.

Dr Kristen Finley
National Collegiate Athletic Association

  $1,800

The grant is to promote student-athlete welfare and will be used to bring in an expert speaker to present a program on the negative effect that alcohol consumption has on the body’s physical recovery from athletic activity.

Professor Tom Simmons
National Collegiate Athletic Association

$500

To support the performance of You the Man at the Freed Center. The play focuses on domestic abuse, dating violence and unhealthy relationships Catriona Macphie-Hynds
National Endowment for the Arts $10,000

The Freed Center for the Performing Arts has received the prestigious Challenge America Fast-Track Review grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.  The funds will be used to support the performance of the African Children’s Choir.

Catriona-Macphie Hynds
National Science Foundation

 $23,112

To fund a collaborative project with the University of Toledo titled "Digital/VLSI Test and Reliable Computing Research Laboratory." The laboratory is being established for the development of computationally intensive algorithms and use of commercial CAD tools for testing digital LSAI and advanced semiconductor devices.

Dr. Srinivasa Vemuru
Ohio Arts Council

 $11,301

A sustainability grant for the 2009-10 season at the Freed Center to be used to provide professional arts experiences to Ohio Northern students and area residents.

Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges

  $14,453

To support a minority recruitment program aimed at broadening the scope of the University's student diversity. Catch a Ride is a new program that targets schools in several major Ohio cities as well as area schools. Funds will be used to provide travel for interested students to experience a day at Ohio Northern. This is the third year in a row that ONU has received OFIC funding for minority recruitment programming.

Crys Latham
Ohio Pharmacists Foundation

  $2,000

To support the study, "Low dose vitamin K supplementation in patients taking warfarin with unstable INRs: assessment of appropriate doses and genetic predictors of response." The study will be performed in the anticoagulation clinic at Blanchard Valley Medical Associates in Findlay.

Drs. Teresa Hoffmann and Kelly Shields
Ohio Sea Grant

  $10,000

To design, build and test a watercraft capable of autonomously sampling water quality on Ohio lakes. A team of ONU Mechanical Engineering and Biology students, advised by faculty from both areas, will be responsible for the creation and testing of this device. The craft will be tested on Grand Lake St. Marys, a lake which has recently been the site of cyanobacterial bloom.

Drs. J-D Yoder (PI), Bob Verb, Leslie A. Riley

Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour (PennPAT)

 $2,000

To support the performance of The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon at the Freed Center in January. Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Pi Sigma Alpha Chapter of the National Political Science Honor Society   $1,000 To support student attendance the Midwest Political Science Convention in Chicago, Illinois.  This is a major conference and three ONU political students will be presenting research there. 

Dr. Rob Alexander and student Kelly Morman

Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National Grants $10,000

Funds will be used to help purchase a a Shimadzu HPLC system which will allow faculty to introduce HPLC theory and separation techniques early into the undergraduate curriculum. The equipment will also create new opportunities for undergraduate research in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Drs. Jake Zimmerman and Chris Bowers
Procter and Gamble

 $1,000

To support Turtle Day at the Freed Center in November. The day will combine storytelling, art, music and theatre for children, giving them the opportunity to explore the world of turtles.

 Catriona Macphie-Hynds

 Salesforce.com

  $15,000          gift in-kind

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration received a donation of 10 salesforce.com enterprise software licenses in perpetuity.  The annual value is $15,000.  Salesforce.com will also provide additional licenses at a 76% discount.  The software has been used for the college’s entrepreneurship program and student-run businesses.

Target

  $10,000

To establish a formalized to program to encourage pharmacy students and their respective student organizations to become active participants on the volunteerism front. The program will encourage students to develop and implement community outreach projects that provide unique patient care and education opportunities while providing for important professional development for current and future pharmacy students.

Drs. Robert McCurdy, Tom Kier, Kristen Finley, Dean Jon Sprague and Scott Wills

United Plant Savers

 $500

 To enhance the teaching of medicinal herbs and herbal practices and raise awareness of medicinal herbalism.  Funds will be used to purchase plants and materials for a new garden, maintenance of the existing garden located on the south side of Hakes-Pierstorf Family Pharmacy Center and to print self-guided tour pamphlets for the gardens.

Drs. Vicki Motz, Dr. David Kinder, Dr. Linda Young
Upper Scioto Wind/Energy Academy

 $70,000

To develop a four-course module titled “Biomass as an Alternative Energy Source” for the Upper Scioto Wind/Energy Academy in McGuffy.  The Academy is a conversion community school designed to provide an innovative program of instruction on alternative energy to students residing in the Upper Scioto Valley Local School District and adjacent districts. 

Drs. Eric Baumgartner, Ken Reid, Robert Verb and Debra Gallagher

U.S. Department of Education - Fulbright Group Projects Abroad

 $88,440

To support a Short Term Curriculum Development Project titled “South Africa: Perspectives on Democracy” in which four area K-12 teachers, four teacher candidates from ONU’s Center for Teacher Education and six University faculty will take part in a four-week exploration of the emerging democracy in South Africa.  Participants will learn about the culture, political history, language and literature of South Africa with an emphasis on the Mpumalanga Province. The end product will be creation of curriculum packages for use at different levels of education. 

Dr. Sandra Crosser
U.S. Department of Energy

  $25,000

To support ONU's participation in a nationwide consortium of 65 universities working together as part of a $2.5 million U.S. Department of Energy grant awarded to the University of Minnesota to revitalize electrical power engineering education. 

Dr. Khalid Al-Olimat
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 $24,144

These funds were made available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and will be used to train health professionals.  Scholarships will be directed toward disadvantaged students in the Raabe College of Pharmacy.

Melanie Weaver Financial Aid

June 2008 - May 2009

AIG Credit Counseling

  $1,500

Ohio Northern University Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) will utilize the funds to support a freshman credit seminar that helps first-year students recognize potential decisions that will impact their financial status and the For Debt or For Worse financial literacy campaign on campus.

Dr. Susan Schertzer and Dr. Christine North

Amercian Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

  $10,000

A New Investigators Program grant to support the research project: "Structure-based Design of Broad-spectrum Glutamate Rasemasse Inhibitors" Dr. Tarek Mahfouz

 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

 $10,000

A New Investigators Program grant to support the research project: "Sex Differences in Beta-Amyloid Removal at the Blood-CSF Barrier" Dr. Janelle S. Crossgrove

American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund

  $50,000

To support Dr. Jake Zimmerman's laboratory research program, "Stereoselective Tin-Free Radical Reactions", over the next two years. Dr. Jake Zimmerman
American Trim and American Electric Power

$10,000 & $3,500 respectively

To fund a summer research project involving two ONU engineering students, which aims to access the technical feasibility of technology and processes developed by American Trim as they relate to applications that are important to American Electric Power. 

Dr. Eric Baumgartner, Ryan Brune and Philip Schneider

 Arts Midwest

$2,600

To support the children's performance of The Magic Tree House - The Musical in October, 2008. Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Barnes & Noble Inc.

$5,000

To support the appearance of journalist and author Elizabeth Kolbert at Ohio Northern in March, 2009, as part of the year-long celebration Polar Bear Nation: Under the Northern Lights, he's more than just a mascot .

Carol Flax
Coleman Foundation

  $300

A Coleman Scholarship for partial support for six ONU students to attend the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) national conference in Chicago, Ill.

Daniel M. Ferguson
Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International

 $504

To assist with a study of "What Factors Motivate University Staff to Reduce CVD Risk?" The grant was used to purchase pedometers for study participants to monitor their daily step counts for the six-week walking program associated with the study. 

 Rhonda Thompson , MS, RN, CNP
Grob Systems Inc.

  $75,000

The department of technological studies received two Siemens PLC Training Systems for use in classroom instruction. Dr. Adam Stienecker and Professor Paul Nutter
Honda of America Manufacturing Inc.

 $7,000

To help fund the 2009 U.S.-Japan Camp at ONU. This is the second year for the two-week camp that brings students from high schools in Japan and America together for cultural and language courses and experiences.

Dr. Rob Alexander
Marathon Oil Company

  $13,000

The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration received two grants to support students majoring in accounting. Two $6,000 scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students. The remaining $1,000 will assist accounting students in attending professional meetings, assist student chapters of professional societies and provide funds for teaching activities.

Dean James Fenton Jr.
National Endowment for the Arts

  $10,000

An American Masterpieces: Dance-College Component grant, supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts with Dance/USA will be used to reconstruct choreographer Donald McKayle's work, Games , at ONU. 

Dr. Laurie Bell
National Institutes of Health - AREA

 $150,000

An Academic Research Enhancement Award (R-15) will support the research project Epac1 Signaling in Angiogenesis. Angiogenesis is the development of blood vessels from pre-existing vasculature. The development of new blood may be beneficial or detrimental in different diseases. This project examines the role of a protein known as Epac in growth and ordered assembly of endothelial cells that form the inner lining of blood vessels. ONU students will be working on this research.
 

 Dr. Mark Olah
Ohio Arts Council

 $11,994

A sustainability grant for the 2008-09 year. These funds are used to assist the Freed Center in providing professional arts experiences to Ohio Northern students and area residents.

Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Ohio Department of Education - Office for Exceptional Children

  $79,044

For the fifth consecutive year, ONU will host Summer Honors Institute, (SHI) which will bring gifted and talented high-school students to campus. Fourteen topics will be offered.

 Dr. Dennis       De Luca
Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges

$5,700

To fund a second year of Vision Builders, a minority recruitment program aimed at broadening the scope of the University's student diversity. The mentoring program pairs ONU students with senior multicultural students from the MI Ready Program at the Lima Senior High School of Multiple Intelligences.

Tabitha Courtney
Ohio Space Grant Consortium

$2,000

The grant supported a summer engineering research experience for two local high school students under the supervision of Dr. Marquart

Dr. Jed Marquart

Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour (PennPAT)

  $1,500

To support the performance of The Velveteen Rabbit at the Freed Center in January 2009. Cationa Macphie-Hynds
Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society

  $1,297

To the ONU chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha to support research on the 2008 Electoral College.

Dr. Robert Alexander and student Shaili Patel

Procter & Gamble, Lima

  $1,000

To support the Polar Bear Day at the Freed Center in February, 2009, as part of "Polar Bear Nation: Under the Lights...he's more than a mascot"

Catriona Macphie-Hynds

Procter & Gamble, Lima

$1,000

To support tutoring in language and math literacy for urban minority and disadvantaged students during the school year as part of the Summer Adventure 2009.

Dr. Patricia Freeman
Qualtrics In-kind gift estimated at $150,000

The grant awarded to The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration provides the University with a three-year license for use of the company's survey software. This license is the fully functional corporate version and is available for use by ONU students, faculty and staff to build, share, distribute and collect results from online surveys.  

Dr. Rob Kleine
 Teledyne Isco

$5,000

To be used by the chemistry department toward the purchase of a CombiFlash Companion, a chromatography system that will be used to purify organic compounds and will be used in both teaching curriculum and research.

Drs. Jake Zimmerman, Tevye Celius, Brian Myers

Teton Aircraft and The Ohio Space Consortium

  $6,609 and $3,000, respectively

To support a summer project to aid Teton with the analysis and design of their new Light Sport Aircraft (LSA). Junior engineering student David Walters and Dr. Marquart will be performing finite element and computational fluid dynamics analyses to support the design of the aircraft. Dr. Jed Marquart
Third Frontier Full Cell Program

$1 million    (ONU portion - $50,000)

ONU is collaborating with Crown Equipment in New Bremen, Ohio, on "Development of an Integrated Fuel Cell Forklift Truck." The T. J. Smull College of Engineering will provide simulation support under the direction of  Dr. Al-Olimat. Dr. Khalid Al-Olimat
U.S. Japan Foundation

 $40,608

To support the U.S.-Japan Camp to be held July 18-31 on campus.   In its third year, the camp attracts high school students from across the United States interested in learning about Japanese language and culture.  This two-week program provides students with intensive language instruction and social studies coursework focusing on appropriate cultural studies .  Camp participants will interact with Japanese students in the Sakae Institute which occurs on campus at the same time.

Dr. Rob Alexander
 Xilinx

  $74,950       in-kind gift

The T.J. Smull College of Engineering and its ECCS department received a gift-in-kind of Xilinx software, which will be used in classes taught in the areas of digital systems and embedded systems. Dr. Srinivasa Vemuru

June 2007 - May 2008

Advanced Illumination

$6,460

A gift in-kind of a machine vision lighting system from Advanced Illumination of Rochester, Va., for use in the Robotics Center of Excellence at Ohio Northern University. The package of linear lights, ring lights, backlights, spot lights and necessary lighting controllers is worth $6,460 and will assist Dr. Stienecker in the machine vision portion of his lab classes.

Dr. Adam Stienecker
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy - New Investigator Program

$10,000

To fund the study “Separating Analgesia from Abuse Liability by Deletion of RGS Protein Activity,” which will investigate the role of RGS proteins in determining the analgesic and addictive properties of prescription opioid drugs. The award is sponsored by grants from The American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) and was one of 14 grants awarded to support the research of investigators beginning their faculty careers at U.S. colleges and schools of pharmacy.

Dr. Jeffery Talbot
American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education

 $5,000

A Gateway Research Scholarship to fund a student stipend and supplies to support Dr. Stockert's research proposal, "The Reaction of Benzontriazole-1-acetonitrile and xanthine oxidase." She will be assisted by ONU pharmacy major Patrick Schmees.

Dr. Amy Stockert
American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education

$5,000

A Gateway Research Scholarship to fund a student stipend and supplies to support Dr. Rorabaugh's research proposal, "Differential Coupling of a1 - Adrenergic Receptor Subtypes to Transactivation of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor." ONU pharmacy major Rachael Waterson will assist with the project.

Dr. Boyd Rorabaugh
Cardinal Health Foundation

$15,000

To establish three $5,000 scholarships to assist minority students majoring in the newly established pharmaceutical business major in the James F. Dicke College of Business.

Dean James Fenton Jr.
Engineering Vision Award

  $3,500

An extension to the Engineering Vision award received last year, resulting in 30 seats of CATIA-V5 licenses, a savings of $3,500 for the technological studies department. The grants are awarded to engineering instructors and professors who demonstrate an ability to develop outstanding classroom and field educational aids that utilize advanced technology. This year, Professor Nutter was one of the four judges.

Professor Paul Nutter
Honda of America Manufacturing Inc.

  $7,500

To help fund the inaugural Saitama-ONU camp at ONU, which brings Japanese and American high-school students together for three weeks of language and cultural interactions and classes during the summer.

Dr. Rob Alexander
Improvita Health Products Inc.

$26,000

To perform a clinical study looking at the absorption of Fasprin®, a new dosage form of low-dose aspirin. Conducted at ONU as a collaboration between the Raabe College of Pharmacy and the department of nursing, the study will identify how fast aspirin from this dosage reaches the blood. Dr. Kisor is an associate professor of pharmacokinetics and chair of the department of pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences.

Dr. David Kisor
Lubrizol Corp.

$30,000

To support the construction of the Mathile Center for the Natural Sciences. Office of University Advancement
Kern Family Foundation

$50,000

To support the second phase of an original grant received from the Kern Family Foundation to assist ONU in taking entrepreneurship across disciplines on campus. The award is for $50,000. The Phase II grant will be used to expand upon the initial Phase I work to motivate and train faculty to incorporate aspects of the entrepreneurial mindset into a range of courses on the ONU campus. Funds will be used to cover travel costs to appropriate conferences and an intensive on-campus workshop.

Dr. Rob Kleine Dr. J.D. Yoder and Dean James Fenton Jr.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$247,500

To support Dr. Jon Sprague's study of the popular club drug Ecstasy and the cellular mechanism by which the drug increases body temperature. Dean Sprague will be working with Dr. Edward Mills from the University of Texas and will be assisted here at ONU by Dr. Sandra Hrometz. An ONU pharmacy student will assist with the research during the summer. This is an extension of Dean Sprague’s previous NIH-funded research on Ecstasy and other drugs of abuse such as methamphetamine.

Dr. Jon Sprague
National Science Foundation

$75,000

Dr. Bruce Berdanier, associate professor of civil engineering, is a co-principal investigator on a $75,000 Small Grants for Exploratory Research award from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Pallaoor Sundareshwar of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is the principal investigator. They are evaluating the impacts of nutrient pulsing implemented by the South Dakota Games, Fish and Parks in Rapid Creek, a forested stream in South Dakota. The stream is poor in nutrients but rich in oxygen. The intent is to study how pristine ecosystems respond to external stressors.

Dr. Bruce Berdanier
National Science Foundation

$29,664

Ohio Northern University is part of an international consortium of professors in mainstream universities in the United States, Mongolia and Jordan and Tribal Colleges and Universities, known as the International Assessment Containment and Treatment Group (ACT Intl.) The focus of ACT Intl. is to promote international science outreach, teaching and research efforts. The NSF award will fund travel costs for Dr. Berdanier and four additional professors in the ACT Intl., along with four graduate and undergraduate students (one from each school), for a planning visit to the Erdenet Mine in Mongolia. The mine is a regional source of heavy-metals contamination in Asia. The intent of the planning visit is to collect baseline data for at least two additional research proposals involving international research activities at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Dr. Bruce Berdanier
Ohio Arts Council

$12,992

A sustainability grant to support the Freed Center for the Performing Arts for the 2007-08 year. Once again, this represents an increase in support from the OAC over the past several years. These funds are used to assist the Freed Center in providing high-quality, challenging and entertaining professional arts experiences to Ohio Northern students and area residents.

Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Ohio Arts Council

$7,000

An International Partnerships Grant to support the 6th International Festival, which takes place at the Freed Center from April 2-6, 2008. The project entitled Dissolving Borders explores current migration and immigration issues between USA and Mexico. The International Partnerships Program provides a limited number of small grants to assist Ohio non-profit arts and cultural organizations and universities and colleges to develop exemplary international arts projects and innovative partnerships in countries where the OAC has signed agreements or established collaborative partnership projects.

Catriona Macphie-Hynds
Ohio Department of Education

$74,910

For the fourth consecutive year, the Summer Honors Institute (SHI) will bring gifted and talented high-school students to campus over three weeks in the summer. Fifteen courses will be offered in the following areas: theatre, crime scene investigation and forensics, chemistry, philosophy, mechatronics, mock trial, pharmacy, design, math, aquatic ecology, engineering, business entrepreurship, Ohio natural history, clinical laboratory science, and photojournalism. Up to 149 gifted and talented upcoming sophomore and junior high-school students will stay on campus for week-long learning and interaction experiences.

Dr. Dennis De Luca
AT&T and JPMorgan Chase through the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges $13,953.50

To support Vision Builders, a minority student recruitment effort aimed at broadening the scope of student diversity at ONU. It features two components. The first is a mentoring program in which current multicultural students at ONU mentor multicultural senior high-school students in the MI Ready program and in Lima Black Achievers. The second component is Vision Builders Day, which brings approximately 50 minority students from four different high schools to campus for the day.

Tabitha Courtney, Clyde Pickett and Curtis Ferguson
SolidWorks STEM Education Grant

$6,000

SolidWorks STEM Education Grant provided software valued at $6,000 for use in classwork in the department of technological studies. SolidWorks is a leader in 3D CAD technology and high-performance software.

Dr. David Rouch
Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religion and Theology

$20,000

The grant supports "Pedagogies for Civic Engagement: Developing Strategies Within and Beyond the Religious Studies Classroom" and will fund two meetings of scholars of theology and religious studies to explore a range of strategies for civic engagement. Representatives from 18 universities will participate. Dr. Clingerman is the project director. The Center is located at Wabash College and funded by the Lilly Endowment Inc.

Dr. Forrest J. Clingerman
West Ohio Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry

$800

In support of Orange Noses, a clown ministry troupe created in 2006 by Chris Corrado, a sophomore marketing major from Cincinnati, Ohio. Orange Noses is one of the seven chapel outreach teams of the ONU chapel and is composed of ONU students who want to share their love, make people smile and draw them closer to Christ. They will begin this fall going out to churches and nursing homes to minister to people through clowning. The funds have been used to purchase clowning supplies and to cover the cost of registration fees at clown-ministry workshops.

The Rev. Vern LaSala

June 2006 - May 2007

Arts Midwest $5,000

To support the performance of the Peoria Ballet at the Freed Center in October, 2007. Arts Midwest connects the arts to audiences throughout the nine-state region of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. They have supported programs at the Freed Center in the past.

Catriona Macphie
AT&T through Ohio Federation of Independent Colleges $10,000

To enable faculty members to produce engaging multimedia learning objects for web-based courses and to increase faculty awareness and use of WebCT course-management system and Real Streaming Media Server. The funds will be used to purchase digital video equipment and software to provide a central source for educational media production and provide faculty training.

George Gulbis, Heather Caprette and Nathan Oliver
Copeland Corp. $25,000

To develop a new corrosion protection system that complies with regulatory requirements for future use in Copeland products.

Dr. Tarun Goswami
Christopher Reynolds Foundation $10,000

To provide stipends to students participating in the Environmental Management Program at the University of Havana in Havana, Cuba, during the spring quarter of the 2007-08 academic year.

Dr. Terry Maris
Eaton Corp. $8,965 To fund engineering support for quick-disconnect coupling and assembly problem.

Dr. Jed Marquart

Engineering Vision 2007 grant

A technological studies student project directed by Professor Nutter involving the simulation of a timing belt assembly was awarded the Engineering Vison 2007 grant. The award as the top recipient includes a package of 30 seats of CATIA software education licenses, a Dell laptop computer, a $2,000 cash honorarium, 30 training manuals and CATIA training for the instructor. The estimated value of the award is over $35 million. The grant is awarded to engineering instructors and professors who demonstrate an ability to develop outstanding classroom and field education aids that utilize advanced technology.

Professor Paul Nutter
David Kriegel $22,500

To initiate a comprehensive survey of a wetlands-restoration project that provides hands-on research opportunities for ONU students. The work will take place at the Tidd-Oakes Farm. Funds will be used to cover the costs of two students and faculty members, including summer stipends, conference travel and fees for students and faculty members, summer housing and school-year work-study for students, research materials, and publication and presentation costs.

Dr. Robert Verb and Dr. Brian Keas
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation $5,678.90

For Project SMArts (Saturday Morning Arts), a month-long outreach program in the arts for 50 elementary students in Ada and Bath schools, using 20 ONU teacher candidates on the ONU campus. Project SMArts helps young students, grades K-6, develop skills and meet standards in the five areas of Ohio’s comprehensive standards-based curriculum in the visual arts. It also offers 20 University education students an opportunity for an optimal clinical experience in the arts under the supervision of their University professor. Funds will be used to purchase art supplies and materials for the enrichment program.

Linda Lehman
Metanexus Institute Local Societies Initiative $15,000

To establish The ONU Working Group on Religion, Ethics and Nature. WGREN is a local initiative whose purpose is to facilitate dialog between the academic disciplines and non-academic communities on issues that relate to religion, ethics and the natural environment. This will be accomplished through reading groups, round-table discussions, and an annual lecture series held both on campus and in local communities. Additional external support for the program comes from the Ohio Northern Environmentalists and the Tri-Moraine Audubon Society.

Dr. Forrest Clingerman and Dr. Mark Dixon
National Collegiate Athletic Association NCAA $1,000

A Health and Safety Speakers Grant was used to fund the appearance of keynote speaker Elaine Pasqua, who spoke as part of the AIDS Quilt display. Pasqua lost her mother and stepfather to AIDS contacted through blood transfusions. This activity was a part of Unite for Awareness Week.

Tom Simmons
National Institute of Health $144,749*

To support a research project "Electroporation and Transcutaneous Extraction of Drugs," the focus of which is to develop a non-invasive, rapid and reproducible method of sampling drug concentrations. Dr. David Kisor is co-PI with University of Mississippi professor Dr. S. Murthy. In the third year of the program Dr. Kisor and two ONU PharmD students will work with Dr. Murthy conducting research at Ohio Northern. ONU will receive $15,000.

Dr. S. Murthy and Dr. David Kisor
National Science Foundation $120,000 over five years

To support Ohio Northern University's participation as one of five affiliate schools joining Case Western Reserve University in the newly-formed multimillion dollar Center for Layered Polymeric Systems (CLiPS). Through CLiPS, based at the Case School of Engineering, initiatives will be undertaken in undergraduate classroom education to study and conduct research in polymer science, an interdisciplinary intersection of traditional chemistry, physics and engineering. The overall outcome is to train a diverse American workforce that can meet the challenges of the new nanotechnologies. As an affiliate school, Ohio Northern will receive up to $20,000 in 2006-07 and $25,000 for each of the remaining four years of the grant. Case Western and its affiliate partners will have the opportunity to apply for a second round of funding after four years.

Dr. Hui (Helen) Shen and Dr. Jeffrey Gray
New England Foundation for the Arts $2,500 To support Attack Theatre's "Games of Steel" performance in March 2007. This is in addition to a previous grant from PenPat for $5,076. Catriona Macphie
Ohio Arts Council $11,365

A sustainability grant for the 2006-07 year to assist the Freed Center for the Performing Arts in providing high-quality, challenging and entertaining professional arts experiences to Ohio Northern students and area residents.

Catriona Macphie
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency $14,125

Dr. Berdanier, associate professor of civil engineering, is a partner in the Blanchard Watershed Multiple Facility SWAP Project, which involves education outreach to grade-school students and teachers, identification of probable contaminant sources in the Village of Ottawa’s corridor management zone, field sampling and laboratory analysis for water quality parameters, and community involvement in an effort to improve protection of the Village of Ottawa’s drinking water supply and to quantify impacts on water quality in the Blanchard River watershed. Dr. Berdanier will provide expertise in developing a monitoring plan, field sampling and laboratory analysis, statistical analysis, and final report preparation for the project. The $34,896 grant is funded by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Dr. Berdanier’s share of the grant is $14,125 ($9,000 in grant funds and $5,125 in matching funds).

Dr. Bruce Berdanier
Ohio Department of Education - Office of Exceptional Children $63,509

For the third consecutive year, the Summer Honors Institute (SHI) will bring gifted and talented high-school students to campus over two weeks in the summer: June 10-15 and June 17-22. Twelve courses will be offered in the following areas: theatre, crime scene investigation and forensics, chemistry, philosophy, mechatronics, mock trial, pharmacy, design, math, aquatic ecology, engineering, and business entrepreneurship. Up to 99 gifted and talented upcoming sophomore and junior high-school students will stay on campus for week-long learning and interaction experiences.

Dr. Dennis De Luca
Ohio Department of Transportation $10,000

Dr. Reza, associate professor in the department of civil engineering, and a team of Ohio Northern civil-engineering students are currently working on a research project to investigate the structural health of a bridge in Hancock County. This involves reviewing literature, conducting tests, analyzing data and performing load rating to provide a report to the district-one ODOT office. Dr. Reza and ONU students have worked on two previous ODOT projects.

Dr. Farhad Reza
Pi Sigma Alpha Chapter of the National Political Science Honor Society $2,000

To allow for Dr. Rob Alexander, associate professor of political science, and several of his students to attend the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association in April in Chicago. Students Adam Gallagher and Tina Loughry, under Dr. Alexander's supervision, prepared and submitted the proposal. It is the fifth straight year that Ohio Northern political-science students have earned the award. The students have proposed topics to present at the conference: "How to Sell a War: Lessons in Presidential Persuasion" - Melissa Mead, Jared Hardesty and Chris DiFrancesco; "Cultural Differences Help in Understanding Election Results" - Tina Loughry.

Adam Gallagher, Tina Loughry and Dr. Rob Alexander
The Presser Foundation $25,000 To purchase five new Yamaha pianos for the music department. Dr. M.J. "Sunny" Zank and Dr. Becky Casey
Psi Chi The National Honor Society in Psychology $750

An Undergraduate Psychology Conference Grant will be used to help underwrite expenses for the fourth annual Ohio Northern Undergraduate Research Colloquium, a regional conference for undergraduate students. The colloquium will be held at ONU on April 27.

Dr. Danny Benbassat
Rudolph Foods $50,622

To provide funds for a summer research initiative, Vision Driven Robotic Bin-Picking for the Pork Skin Processing Industry, with Rudolph Foods of Lima, Ohio.

Dr. Adam Stienecker
Timken Foundation and AT&T through the Ohio Federation of Independent Colleges $7,300

For the second year, the Finding U at ONU program has received OFIC funding. This is a project that aims to improve the retention of multicultural students through staff and peer mentoring of first-year minority students. The program promotes social, cultural and academic-related activities for students, as well as financial support in the form of a book program. This year diversity programming aimed at faculty will be added in 2006-07. A core group of student participants will be directly involved in the preparation of a faculty workshop to be presented winter quarter aimed at creating a welcoming environment in classrooms for minority students. Once the program is developed, it will be offered to faculty members in the fall quarter of future academic years.

Clyde Pickett

June 2005-May 2006

Arts Midwest $1,987 To support The Second City performance

Catriona Macphie

DePuycollaboration Spine $9,000

Collaboration with the University of Toledo to develop a long term wear rate prediction model development (Dr. Goswami has submitted his own proposal to DePuy Spine)

Dr. Tarun Goswami
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. State Department $700,000

For the initial year of the Democratic Governance and Rule of Law LL.M. program in the Claude W. Pettit College of Law. It is a 10-month graduate program on the Ohio Northern campus, designed to provide young lawyers working in the government or non-profit sector of emerging democracies with the training and tools to implement law reform and democratization in their home countries.

Professor Howard Fenton
ERICO Inc. $2,800 Funds for research using finite element analysis to investigate exothermic welding

Dr. David Sawyer

NASA $5,000 To establish, implement and utilize a suite of benchmark test cases for use with the Phantom Code

Dr. Jed Marquart

NCIIA/Kern Family Foundation $5,000 Funds to develop full proposal to establish an entrepreneurship minor in The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration and an option in the  T.J. Small College of Engineering

Dean James Fenton, Dr. J-D Yoder and Dr. Rob Kleine

NCIIA/Kern Family Foundation $49,985 To establish an entrepreneurship minor in The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration and an option in the T.J. Small College of Engineering

Dean James Fenton, Dr. J-D Yoder and Dr. Rob Kleine

Ohio Arts Council $10,000 Provide funds to assist in covering the costs of the International Play Festival

Catriona Macphie

Ohio Arts Council $11,147

A sustainability grant for the 2005-06 year to assist the Freed Center for the Performing Arts in providing high-quality, challenging and entertaining professional arts experiences to Ohio Northern students and area residents.

Catriona Macphie
Ohio Department of Education - Office of Exceptional Children $ 51,787

Funding for a 2006 Summer Honors Institute that will bring 50 to 74 gifted and talented high-school students to campus over the summer. Ten courses were offered in the following areas: theatre, crime scene investigation and forensics, chemistry, philosophy, mechatronics, mock trial, pharmacy, design, math, and aquatic ecology.

Dr. Dennis De Luca
Ohio Department of Education $65,000

Allows for professor’s continued participation in ODE initiative, Reading First –The Ohio Center for Professional Development and Technical Assistance in Effective Reading Instruction. Dr. Kieffer brought this with him from previous post.

Dr. Ronald Kieffer
Ohio Department of Education - Center for Teaching Profession $10,000 This is Round II of funding to advance assessment efforts in ONU's Center for Teacher Education.

Drs. Tena Roepke and Diana Garver

Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges - OFIC $8,964

Finding U at ONU is a program which involves staff and peer mentoring of first-year minority students through a variety of social, cultural and academic-related activities and provides financial support through a book program. Creation of a quarterly intercultural newsletter provides a voice related to diversity issues for these students on campus. Five first-year minority students are targeted for participation and two returning minority students will act as peer mentors.

Adriane Thompson-Bradshaw and Clyde Pickett
Ohio Sea Grant $6,000

Collaboration with Dennison University for an evaluation of migratory waterfowl habitat in Ohio's mitigation bank wetlands.

Dr. Jay Mager as Co-PI
PenPat $5,076 To support Attack Theatre's "Games of Steel" performance in March 2007

Catriona Macphie

Pi Sigma Alpha Chapter Activity Grant $1,810.87 To allow for Dr. Rob Alexander and students Brittani Knisely, Tiffany Ferry, Steve Kochheiser, Adam Gallagher, Matt Oyster and Barbra Tate to present the paper "Presidential Electors and Voting Discretion" at the 2007 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association in April, 2006, in Chicago.

Tina Loughry, Brittani Knisely, Tiffany Ferry and Dr. Rob Alexander

Rad Elec Inc. $10,000 Company-provided electret and related materials necessary for the study of Transdermal Drug Delivery using Electrets

Dr. S. Narasimha Murthy

Roxane Laboratories $20,000 To develop a component of the curriculum dedicated to drug development

Dr. David Kisor

Social Philosophy and Policy Center $16,000 For research to work on "The Origins of An Independent Judiciary: A Study in Early American Constitutional Development, 1606-1787 . "

Professor Scott Gerber

SolidWorks STEM Education Grant $6,000

Donation of the following software: SolidWorks Student Edition with COSMOS, Curriculum and Courseware CD and access to SolidWorks STEM Teacher Web site with additional lessons

Dr. David Rouch
Zimmer Inc. $20,000 Funds would be used for Development of a Wear Growth Model, a research project to develop an analytical wear damage prediction model using data supplied by Zimmer Inc.

Dr. Tarun Goswami

Grants received prior to June 2005

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education $5,000 Funds used to examine the inhibition of the metabolism of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine and the effects on the heperthermic response in rats.

Dr. David Kisor, Meghan Davlin and student

American Lung Association $5,500 This grant was used to develop a school-based comprehensive tobacco prevention program School-Based Comprehensive Tobacco Prevention Program.

Dr. John Stanovich

Mid-Ohio Faculty International Network of Ohio State University CIBER $2,500 Seed money to establish the Center for Cuban Business Studies at ONU Dr. Terry Marris
National Science Foundation $64,448 Adaptation and Implementation of Intelligent Systems Course & Lab Dr. J-D Yoder
Ohio Department of Education - Center for Teaching Profession $15,000 Funds will be used to advance assessment efforts in ONU's Center for Teacher Education. A pilot test will be conducted, aimed at taking the CTE’s assessment system from a paper, hard-copy program to an electronic format using the Livetext program.

Drs. Tena Roepke and Diana Garver

Ohio Department of Education - Office of Exceptional Children $51,997

Funding for a 2005 Summer Honors Institute that brought 50+ gifted and talented high-school students to campus over the summer. Six courses were offered in the following areas: theatre, crime scene investigation and forensics, chemistry, geology, philosophy, animatronics, and mock trial.

Dr. Dennis De Luca
Ohio Department of Transportation $10,084 Funds will be used to develop a Composite Pavement Performance Index

Dr. Subhi Bazlamit and Dr. Farhad Reza

Ohio Medical Quality Foundation $187,416 Preventing prescription drug mistakes is the aim of "Partners In Technology To Improve Patient Safety." The grant funds Phase II of a project ONU is working on with Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Mark Sweeney

PSA-3 Area Agency on Aging $16,000 The Raabe College of Pharmacy provides medication teaching to congregate meal sites in the seven-county area surrounding Lima. Faculty and staff visit 12 sites, twice a year, and talk about one prescription category and one over-the-counter category. Grant money is used to support travel to each site, meals and some reimbursement for professors.

Dr. Kimberly Broedel-Zaugg and Dr. Jeff Allison

Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National Grants $8,625

The department of biological and allied health sciences received funding to purchase a digital imaging system to better utilize the department’s Labophot II Fluorescence microscope at all levels of student engagement. The imaging system - a Nikon DS5M-U camera and software system with a 30-inch public display monitor and an adapter – will permit high-resolution viewing and capture of brightfield and fluorescent color images and will be utilized across the biology curriculum.

Drs. Linda Young, Nancy Woodley, Bob Verb
Turner BioSystems Luminometer Grants Program Equipment worth $6,000

This gift-in-kind of a 20/20n luminometer will be used in the forensic biology courses and molecular biology classes. This state-of-the-art piece of equipment can determine the amount of human DNA collected from samples acquired from other extracted DNA samples used in the forensic biology courses and molecular biology classes

Dr. Dennis De Luca
U.S. Department of Energy $121,000 Funding for Hakes-Pierstorf Family Education Center

Office of University Advancement

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency $10,000 The grant will assist a team of ONU civil-engineering students and faculty members to participate in the Environmental Protection Agency’s P3 Award Competition, a national student design competition. The team will use the money for research and development of new concrete mixtures with higher solar reflectance than that of conventional concrete for use in pavement surfaces.

Drs. Fahad Reza and Kanok Bariboonsomsin

WebSurveyor Corp.

Software worth $60,000

ONU was granted a two-year renewable license for online survey software, WebSurveyor 5.0 Dr. Rob Klein
Grants and Proposals

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