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A Celebration of Grant Activity! — Tuesday, April 4



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​​​​​​​​Read All About It! - Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award

This Award is presented to a tenured member of the faculty at Providence College who demonstrates the highest standards in research, scholarship, and contributions to his/her field.  Recipients of this award will have made significant contributions to scholarly knowledge and earned the esteem of distinguished colleagues within their field of study.

The term "scholarship" and "scholarly work" is understood in this context to include research, creative works, and other products of scholarly activity. Examples include publications in journals and books (including those works with undergraduates), creative writing, visual arts, composition, artistic performance, awarded external grants/fellowships, and presentations at symposia and conferences.

All full-time, tenured faculty with at least six years of service to Providence College are eligible.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - An individual who can attest to the quality of the nominee's scholarship may nominate a candidate for this award by completing a brief nomination form.  A link to the 2016-2017 Nomination form is here:  https://sponsoredresearch.wufoo.com/forms/outstanding-faculty-scholar-nomination-form/. Nominations must be received by Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5 pm for consideration.

 For further information on the selection and award process, CLICK HERE


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​Recent Successes! 

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty members on their recent research grant awards:

  • Dr. Seth Ashman, Engineering-Physics-Systems - RI Space Grant Consortium

  • Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, ​Biology - Characterizing the Abortion Regret of Project Rachel Women: A Pilot Study in the Diocese of Providence - Catholic Medical Association

  • Dr. Leo Kahane, Economics​ - ​​State Gun Laws and the Movement of Crime Guns Between States - New Venture Fund

  • Dr. Seann Mulcahy, Chemistry & Biochemistry - Synthesis of Isomeric Carbolines by Tandem Palladium Catalysis - National Science Foundation  (CLICK HERE​ for recent PC News article)

  • ​Dr. Arthur Urbano and Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi, Theology and History - Brought Together by Providence: A Story of Jewish and Catholic Community at Providence College, 1917-1970 - The Rhode Island Foundation​
  • Dr. Jennifer Van Reet and Dr. Lin Zhang, Psychology and Elementary/Special Education - Testing the Effectiveness of Play- and Inquiry-Based Instruction in Early Science Education​ - Caplan Foundation

The "Sponsored Research Scoop" Newsletter - to keep you up to date on the latest happenings from our Office

​Click Here for Volume 1