Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

money_bagHere is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Faculty - new and updates - Headshot, mug - Beth Barr - 08/17/2010Baylor University received a grant from the Louisville Institute for a research project on the English Bible’s influence on perceptions of the Christian woman. The research will be conducted Beth Allison Barr, assistant professor of European women’s history at Baylor. Professor Barr will research medieval and early modern sermon manuscripts to see how they address the role of women. She is planning a book entitled, Women in English Sermons: 1380-1688.

Dr. Barr is a graduate of Baylor University. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in medieval history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Faculty_chandlerThe University of South Florida in Tampa received a $267,732 grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research for a study on ways to reduce HIV/AIDS risk among college-age African American women. The project will be under the direction of Rasheeta D. Chandler, an assistant professor of nursing at the university.

Dr. Chandler is a graduate of Florida A&M University in Tallahassee and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of South Florida.

AnastosThe Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University in conjunction with Montefiore Medical Center in The Bronx, New York, received a $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a research program on HIV/AIDS among women. The funds will allow the continuance of a 21-year project entitled, the Women’s Interagency HIV Study.

The grant project is under the direction of Kathy Anastos, professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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