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.

Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the federal government to train incoming students on sexual assault prevention and bystander education. The college will also use the funds to establish a sexual assault response team.

Kumika_TomaMarshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, has received a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to study gender differences in skeletal muscle responses to weakness and recovery. The research aims to investigate whether women will have the need for different recovery techniques after long-term space flight in microgravity. The research is under the direction of Kumika Toma, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Marshall University. Dr. Toma holds a Ph.D. in muscle biology and exercise physiology from Ohio University.

Scripps College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Claremont, California, received a $100,000 grant from the Getty Foundation for the establishment of an exhibit of the photography of Mexican women at the college’s Williamson Gallery.


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