Lawrence Kim of the Classical Studies department has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. He will be conducting his research at Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany on “The Idea of the ‘Archaic’ in Imperial Greek Literature,” seeking to understand how the Greeks in the High Roman Empire interacted with their literary heritage and history, and how this has affected modern conceptions of classical antiquity.
Nancy S. Mills has been awarded $260,237 by the National Science Foundation for a study titled “Benzannulated antiaromatic dications and dianions: using antiaromaticity to probe delocalization”.
National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $100,000 to Bert Chandler for a study titled “Preparation and Characterization of Dendrimer Templated Au-M Nanoparticles and Catalysts.”
The National Science Foundation has awarded a supplement of $29,950 to Adam Urbach in support of his CAREER grant titled “Synthetic Co-Hosts for Sequence-Specific Recognition and Labeling of Peptides in Aqueous Solution.”
Twyla Hough was awarded $5,000 from the San Antonio Colleges and Universities Career Centers Association (SACUCCA) to support a student intern during the 2010-11 academic year.
The National Institutes of Health awarded a grant of $199,000 to Jane Childers for her investigation of “Verb learning: How does comparison develop”.
Jennifer Mathews was awarded a mini-grant of $1,000 from Humanities Texas in support of the exhibit “Crafting Maya Identity: Contemporary Wood Sculptures from Yucatan, Mexico.”
Frank Healy of the Biology department has been awarded $9,685 to study lipid-based biofuels using algal feedstock platforms. The award is part of the Collaborative Research Seed Grant program at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Healy’s UTSA collaborator is Dr. Kyle Murray.