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FY17 Fourth Quarter Awards & Submissions

April, May & June 2017


Posted on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 by UNCG Research.

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Awards

Awards separated by school/college. Listings by award amount, name of lead PI, title, and sponsor. 

Bryan School of Business and Economics Awards

$13,830.00 – Boles, James – New SBA Federal Funding for the CY 2017 Program Year – North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (NC SBTDC)

$5,995.00 – Byrd, Erick – Comparative Study: Funding Wine Marketing in Peer States – North Carolina Wine and Grape Council

$3,000.00 – Boles, James – 2017 Faculty Liaison Grant – North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (NC SBTDC)

College of Arts and Sciences Awards

$999,319.00 – Rueppell, Olav – Identification Of Brood Signals That Induce Hygienic Behavior In Honey Bees To Develop And Implement Novel Strategies For Varroa Control And Sustainable Apiculture – USDA NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

$407,101.00 – Reggio, Patricia – Molecular Determinants of Cannabinoid Activit – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$306,421.00 – Keane, Susan – Behavioral Health/Primary Care Integration: Reducing Barriers to Care in Underserved Populations – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

$46,000.00 – Stein, Gabriela – Mejia Fellowship Application – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$45,234.00 – Reggio, Patricia – Molecular Determinants of Cannabinoid Activit – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$32,221.00 – Rueppell, Olav – Immune Consequences of Virus Infection in Honey Bee Queens – USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

$32,000.00 РNash, Donna РA Provincial Palace at Cerro Ba̼l: Elite Strategies Practiced in the Domestic Sphere РThe Field Museum

$30,040.00 – Oberlies, Nicholas – F31 application for Diana Kao – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$22,599.00 – Pauli, Sebastian – UNCG Summer School in Computational Number Theory – NSF Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS)

$9,999.00 – Stein, Gabriela – Padres efectivos y terapistas entregados: Increasing activation and engagement in Latino parent-provider interactions – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

College of Visual and Performing Arts Awards

$2,000.00 – Briley, Rachel – International Artistic Exchange between Santiago, Chile and Greensboro, NC: Building Dreams with and for Refugee Youth – Childrens Theatre Foundation of America (CTFA)

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Awards

$151,470.00 – Herr, Daniel – UNC Greensboro MARC USTAR Engage, Sustain, and Prepare – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Office of Research and Engagement

$391,247.00 – Zhou, Zhanxiang – Lipotoxicity in Alcoholic Liver Disease – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$360,339.00 – Zhang, Qibin – Protein Markers to Islet Autoimmunity and Type 1 Diabetes Progression – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$296,062.00 – Frison, Sonja – Increasing Access, Decreasing Disparities, and Increasing Treatment Engagement with Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Partnerships – KBR, Inc.

$106,692.00 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Thriving at Three – United Way of Greater Greensboro

$98,700.00 – McColskey, Wendy – NC DPI 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$60,000.00 – Weil, John – Project Safe Neighborhoods- Greensboro Police Department – City of Greensboro Police Department

$52,046.00 – Bowman, Diana – Migrant Interstate Coordination (Results) Website – Research Triangle Institute (RTI International)

$46,435.00 – Sills, Stephen – Providing Technical Assistance to Partnership for Success Sites Identification of Behavioral Health Disparities – Sandhills Center Local Management Entity

$37,500.00 – Frison, Sonja – North Carolina Behavioral Health Disparities Data Technical Assistance – Wake Forest University School of Medicine

$15,000.00 – Gruber, Kenneth – Healthy Beginnings Evaluation 2017-2018 – NCDHHS Division of Public Health (DPH)

$8,000.00 – Sechrist, Stacy – Research on Domestic Violence Victims for Family Services of Davidson County (FSDC) – Family Services of Davidson County

$6,650.00 – Shelton, Terri – Degrees Matter: Advisor and Volunteer Coordinator – Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

$6,328.00 – Bowman, Diana – Migrant Interstate Coordination (Results) Website – Research Triangle Institute (RTI International)

$4,770.00 – Lewis, Karla – Fellowship Hall Continuing Care Evaluation – Fellowship Hall

$3,877.00 – Sills, Stephen – The Impact of Evictions: a Qualitative Study of Summary Ejectment in Guilford County – Greensboro Housing Coalition

Office of Student Affairs Awards

$65,000.00 – Irwin-Olson, Jeanne – Rape Prevention Education – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

School of Education Awards

$248,546.00 – Williamson, Pamela – Teach, Lead, and Collaborate: Serving Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities (Project TLC) – DOED OSERS Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

$153,377.00 – Wilson, Peter – CMaPSS II: Sustaining Core Mathematics Instructional Practices in Secondary Schools – UNCGA North Carolina Quest (NC Quest)

$87,777.00 – Tan, Edna – Tools for Teaching and Learning Engineering Practices: Pathways Towards Productive Identity Development in Engineering [I-Engineering] – Michigan State University

$75,000.00 – Carlone, Heidi – STEM Teacher Leader Collaborative: Growing capacity for STEM in high-needs elementary schools – Cemala Foundation

$33,068.00 – Willse, John – Accountability Support with Guilford County Schools – Guilford County Schools

$23,250.00 – Willse, John – Data management and statistical analysis support for Winston Salem Forsyth County Schools – Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

School of Health and Human Sciences Awards

$831,761.00 – Anastopoulos, Arthur – Improving the Educational and Social Emotional Functioning of College Students with ADHD – DOED Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

$235,004.00 – Wyrick, David – NCAA Subaward – Prevention Strategies

$200,252.00 – Calkins, Susan – Psychobiology of Cognitive Development (CAP Study, revision) – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

$128,689.00 – Flynn, Perry – Speech Language Pathology Service Contract with Phoenix Academy – Phoenix Academy

$127,060.00 – Mills-Koonce, William – Integrating Demography and Biosocial Stress Models of LGBTI Family Formation – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$79,146.00 – Perrin, Maryanne – Optimizing the fat and calorie content of pasteurized donor human milk – Allen Foundation

$70,951.00 – Gold, Laurie – “Pathways from Childhood Self-Regulation to Cardiovascular Risk in Adolescence.” – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$62,000.00 – Hickerson, Benjamin – A Systematic Evaluation of Park Renovation at Fairmont Park East Parkside – Phase II – Penn State University

$14,727.00 – Poole, Kelly – Contract with the Integrated Care Clinic – Foundation for Health Leadership and Innovation

$14,000.00 – McCoy, Regina – Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging – Piedmont Triad Regional Council

$13,528.00 – Matyok, Thomas – Visiting Research Professorship at the Peace & Stability Operation Institute – DOD DA Army War College

$8,000.00 – Harmon, Justin – Girls on the Run – Girls on the Run International

School of Nursing Awards

$340,618.00 – Letvak, Susan – UNCG’s Veteran Access Program (VAP) To Prepare BSN Nurses – Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

$32,780.00 – Krowchuk, Heidi – Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program 2017 – DHHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)


Submissions

Submissions separated by school/college. Listings by proposal amount, name of lead PI, title, and sponsor. 

Bryan School of Business and Economics Submissions

$382,649.00 – Bray, Jeremy – What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care – Research Partner Contract – Teesside University

$149,998.00 – Hodges, Nancy – Cultivating Applied Technology Competencies among Undergraduates: Development and Assessment of Course Materials and Teaching Strategies – Department of Agriculture (USDA)

$30,000.00 – Welsh, Dianne – Entrepreneurship to Integrate IDD Students with College Populations – Weaver Foundation

$25,000.00 – Welsh, Dianne – Coleman Foundation Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows – Coleman Foundation

$16,995.00 – Byrd, Erick – NC Winery Best Business Practices Study – North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDACS)

$13,830.00 – Boles, James – New SBA Federal Funding for the CY 2017 Program Year – North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (NC SBTDC)

College of Arts and Sciences Submissions

$5,064,271.86 – Cech, Nadja – Targeting Efflux and Pathogenesis in MDR Gram Negative Bacteria: Insights from a Novel Mass Spectrometric Assay – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$885,321.40 – Rueppell, Olav – Host-parasite coevolution between honeybees and mites – Swiss National Science Foundation (SNFS)

$436,500.00 – McFarland, Sherri – Nanoparticle-loaded Ruthenium Compounds for Near-infrared Photodynamic Therapy – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$436,500.00 – Wisco, Blair – Ambulatory Physiological Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$404,382.75 – Reggio, Patricia – Optimization of Biased Inverse Agents Agonists for the Class A GPCR, GPR3 – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$349,200.00 – Oberlies, Nicholas – Tumor Specific Delivery of Verticillin A Overcomes Epigenetic Silencing Responsible for Drug Resistance – Boston University Board of Trustees

$265,474.94 – Oberlies, Nicholas – Entrepreneurship in Jordan – US Department of State (DOS)

$224,979.38 – Reggio, Patricia – Molecular Determinants of GPR55 Activity – Temple University

$199,826.23 – Tsui, Tsz-Ki – Storage, Reactivity, and Bioavailability of Mercury in Managed Forests – Balancing Mercury Toxicity and Wildfire Risks through Effective Fuel Reduction Techniques – Clemson University

$126,320.19 – Kiss, John – Novel explorations into the interactions between light and gravity sensing in plants – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

$116,232.00 – Cech, Nadja – Complex Natural Product Mixtures Against Drug Resistant Infections: Targeting Multiple Pathways to Combat Bacteria – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$72,000.00 – Cech, Nadja – North Carolina Infectious Disease Research Initiative – North Carolina State University (NCSU)

$50,400.00 – McFadden, Cybelle – Race, Place, and the Republic: Immigration, Discrimination, and Citizenship in Contemporary French Film – National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

$50,400.00 – Krueger, Derek – Affective Rites: Hymnography and the Emotions in Byzantium – National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

$50,400.00 – Rogers, Eugene – The Persistence of Blood – National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

$43,299.00 – Koerner, Sarah – Global patterns of grazer effects on plant biodiversity: the role of functional traits and evolutionary history of dominant plant species – US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

$39,979.04 – Schug, Malcolm – EMERGE in STEM – Education for Minorities to Effectively Raise Graduation and Employment in STEM – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT )

$16,000.00 – Pavlova, Iglika – A collaborative proposal between chemistry and biology to scaffold undergraduate research across the curriculum at UNCG – University of San Diego

$9,525.00 – Rinner, Susanne – Campus Weeks 2017: Germany: Making Choices – German Embassy

Kalcounis-Ruppell, Matina – Giant Steps: ADVANCE-ing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro – National Science Foundation (NSF)

College of Visual and Performing Arts Submissions

$527,474.00 – Alexander, Peter – GCS Arts Professional Development – Guilford County Schools

$39,957.21 – Briley, Rachel – International Artistic Exchange: Realizing Dreams Between the U.S. and Chile – DOS US Embassy in Chile

$2,000.00 – Briley, Rachel – International Artistic Exchange between Santiago, Chile and Greensboro, NC: Building Dreams with and for Refugee Youth – Childrens Theatre Foundation of America (CTFA)

$2,000.00 – Briley, Rachel – Suenos: International Rehearsal Exchange Process – Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET)

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Submissions

$2,078,964.00 – Rathnayake, Hemali – NC Solar and Thermal Energy Materials Initiative for Food, Energy, and Water (NC-STEM-INFEW) – University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC GA)

$499,281.80 – Rathnayake, Hemali – NASA SPACE-TEC-REDDI-ESI NOI – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

$366,620.62 – Kepley, Christopher – Understanding the Mechanisms of Tick-Induced Meat Allergy – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$75,000.00 – Kepley, Christopher – Understanding the Mechanisms of Tick-Induced Meat Allergy – UNC GA Research Competitiveness Funds

$14,230.00 – Rathnayake, Hemali – Development of titanium based oxynitirde nanowires for alternative energy generation and energy storage – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT )

Office of Enrollment Management Submissions

$1,127,154.00 – Green, Joseph – UNCG REM – DOED Office of Postsecondary Education

$448,000.00 – Wyatt, James – UNCG Spartan Male Initiative – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

$50,000.00 – Wyatt, James – Barbershop Talk: Fathers and Barbers for Youth Education & Health – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)

Office of Research and Engagement Submissions

$1,941,607.27 – Zhang, Qibin – Novel Beta Cell Stress Markers for Islet Transplantation and Type 1 Diabetes – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$1,248,654.38 – Wilkins, Robin – Converging Computational Thinking: Mathematical Concepts, Computer Science, and Brain Networks – NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)

$1,004,628.96 – Edmunds, Julie – Great Lakes Effective Educator Development Consortium (GLEED) – Columbus State Community College

$743,892.00 – Streuli, Justin – Establishing the NCEC as an EDA University Center – Department of Commerce (DOC)

$741,831.75 – Zhang, Qibin – Discovery and Validation of Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Complication in Type 1 Diabetes – University of Colorado Denver

$720,089.28 – Yamaguchi, Ryoko – BRIGHT-CS: Building Student Retention through Individuated Guided coHort Training in Computer Science – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$420,552.00 – Shelton, Terri – Specialty Courts Staff Support – Sandhills Center Local Management Entity

$373,269.87 – Payne, C. – Partnerships to Enhance Early Care and Education – Guilford Child Development

$352,095.70 – Frison, Sonja – University of North Carolina at Greensboro Support of Tiered Case Management Pilot – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

$341,757.68 – Lewis, Karla – NoVo Foundation U.S. Southeast Regional Partner – NoVo Foundation

$339,160.80 – Frison, Sonja – Juvenile Justice Substance Abuse Mental Health Partnerships – Trillium Health Resources (THR)

$249,298.56 – Edmunds, Julie – UNC NPD Experiencing ELLs – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

$15,000.00 – Gruber, Kenneth – Healthy Beginnings Evaluation 2017-2018 – NCDHHS Division of Public Health (DPH)

$7,998.14 – Sechrist, Stacy – Research on Domestic Violence Victims for Family Services of Davidson County (FSDC) – Family Services of Davidson County

$4,770.20 – Lewis, Karla – Fellowship Hall Continuing Care Evaluation – Fellowship Hall

School of Education Submissions

$2,510,173.28 – He, Ye – Engaging and Advancing Community-centered Teacher Development (EnACTeD) – US Department of Education (DOED)

$1,588,270.28 – Ryndak, Diane – The TIES Center: Increasing Time, Instructional Effectiveness, Engagement, and State Support for Inclusive Practices for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities – University of Minnesota

$626,888.21 – Chow, Anthony – National Research Center for Victim Research and Evaluation Website – Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA)

$507,682.96 – Wilson, Peter – North Carolina Collaborative for Mathematics Learning II (NC2ML II) – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$100,000.55 – Willse, John – Special Projects in Development and Maintenance of Statewide Assessments (OAERS/DPI) – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$50,000.00 – Schissel, Jamie – Expanding the breadth and depth of multilingual approaches to classroom language assessment: A multisite participatory action research project – Spencer Foundation

$37,201.93 – Willse, John – Accountability Support with Guilford County Schools – Guilford County Schools

$23,249.99 – Willse, John – Data management and statistical analysis support for Winston Salem Forsyth County Schools – Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

$19,879.20 – Willse, John – Experiential Measurement Training with American Board of Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

$19,517.76 – Willse, John – Experiential Measurement Training with Castle Worldwide, Inc. – Castle Worldwide, Inc.

School of Health and Human Sciences Submissions

$3,667,795.06 – Rhea, Christopher – Behavior and Recovery After head Impact and Neurotrauma (BRAIN): The Female BRAIN Project – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$3,633,504.98 – Etnier, Jennifer – The effect of physical activity on cognition relative to APOE genotype (PAAD-II) – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$1,919,999.36 – Floyd-Pickard, Melissa – FY 2017 BHWET Competition – DHHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

$1,118,371.00 – Smith, Paige – Statewide Training and Technical Assistance Program to Improve Services to LGBTQ Crime Victims – Governors Crime Commission (GCC)

$685,350.72 – Dollar, Jessica – Developmental Influences on Risky Health Behaviors in Adolescence and Early Adulthood – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$501,346.44 – Erikson, Keith – Systems genetics analysis of individual differences in brain iron regulation and its impact on other metals and their neurotoxicity. – University of Tennessee Health Science Center

$436,500.00 – Dharod, Jigna – Cross-generational effect of food insecurity: Understanding the relationship between maternal food insecurity and infant feeding choices. – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$421,980.57 – Milroy, Jeffrey – Strengthening Drug Non-use Attitudes through a Data-driven Simulation that models Adolescent Development – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$235,004.10 – Wyrick, David – NCAA Subaward – Prevention Strategies

$128,689.00 – Flynn, Perry – Speech Language Pathology Service Contract with Phoenix Academy – Phoenix Academy

$120,830.42 – Mills-Koonce, William – Associations between race-related stress and common risk factors in early childhood for future chronic disease: Infant and toddler sleep as a mediating mechanism – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

$105,326.17 – Flynn, Perry – Exceptional Children State Speech-Language Consultant (2017-2018) – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$20,000.00 – Fordahl, Steven – The Use of Flax Seed to Prevent or Reverse Deficit in Dopamine Neuron Function Caused by a High Fat Diet. – AmeriFlax

$14,726.80 – Poole, Kelly – Contract with the Integrated Care Clinic – Foundation for Health Leadership and Innovation

$14,000.00 – McCoy, Regina – Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging – Piedmont Triad Regional Council

$8,000.00 – Harmon, Justin – Girls on the Run – Girls on the Run International

$7,500.00 – Wyrick, David – Lindsay Sanders Doctoral Student Submission – National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

$1,751.86 – Etnier, Jennifer – Neural activation, executive function, and vagal tone in older adults [NEVO]: An acute exercise study – North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)

School of Nursing Submissions

$5,000.00 – Hyde, Yolanda – Colorectal Cancer Screenings and African Americans – Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation

$5,000.00 – Lekan, Deborah – STTI Frailty Study – Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

University Libraries Submissions

$11,228.96 – Motszko, Jennifer – PRIDE! of the Community: Documenting LGBTQ+ History in the Triad – National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Weatherspoon Art Museum Submissions

$37,800.00 – Doll, Nancy – Artist Commissions at WAM@REV/MILL – VF Foundation