Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

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

The University of Southern California received a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to follow up on research into how a certain area of the brain might be responsible for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome, a common chronic and debilitating condition in women. Lisa Rodriguez, a professor of urology at the university’s School of Medicine is co-principal investigator on the grant project.

Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio, received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Office on Violence Against Women of the U.S. Justice Department to support the operation of the Center for Survivor Empowerment on campus. The grant will provide funds for a new counselor and expanding the center’s awareness campaigns on sexual violence and misconduct.

Spelman College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Atlanta, received a grant from the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation that will allow the college to purchase and send equipment to documentary filmmaking and photography majors, who are currently completing their studies virtually. Funding will equip remote students with camera packages for assignments and thesis completion.

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