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.

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute received a five-year, $11 million grant from the National Cancer Institute for research to prevent and cure ovarian cancer.

Winona State University in Minnesota received a $293,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to combat gender-based violence on campus. The university will use the grant money to support and expand a 24-hour helpline for students. The funds will also be used to create a crisis response team and to establish education programs to combat gender-based violence.

The University of Washington received a five-year, $4.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study drug disposition during pregnancy. Researchers will examine how drugs are absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and excreted in order to improve safety for women and their babies.

North Dakota State University has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to help establish a Dual Career Fund under the auspices of the Office of the Provost. The funds will enable the university to provide employment for the spouse or partner of a woman hired to the faculty in a STEM field.

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