The leading South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo has named Professor of History Alexis Dudden as the recipient of the 2015 Manhae Peace Prize, which is awarded in memory of Manhae, pen name of the Korean poet, Buddhist reformer, and independence activist Han Yong-un (1879–1944).
Associate Professor of Marine Sciences Julie Granger received $691,032 from NSF, along with co-PI’s at UMass Dartmouth and Brown University, for the project, “Collaborative Research: GEOTRACES Arctic Ocean Section, Constraining Nitrogen Fluxes and Transformations Using Natural Stable Isotope and Dissolved Gas Tracers.”
Assistant Professor of Physics Jason Hancock has been awarded a three-year NSF grant for his project, “Lattice dynamics of strong negative thermal expansion materials,” totaling $381,979.
Assistant Professor of Physics Andrew Puckett has received a Department of Energy Early Career Award for his project, “Three-dimensional structure of the nucleon.” The award is for $750,000 over five years.
Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology Carolyn Teschke has been selected as a Jefferson Science Fellow at the Department of State for 2015-2016. The 2015-2016 Jefferson Science Fellows is the 11th class of fellows selected since the program was established in 2003.
Associate Professor of Psychology Diane Quinn received $343,805 for her NIH project, titled “Understanding the role of interpersonal processes in mood disorders.”