February 11, 2002 Vol. VI, No. 10



Research and Sponsored Projects

Merri Pearson (National Center on Deafness) received $1 million from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "Western Region Outreach Center and Consortia."

Richard Moore (Management) received $749,689 from the City of Los Angeles in support of a project titled "Performance Management System."

Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) received $552,576 from the National Institutes of Health in support of a project titled "MBRS Development & Enhancement at CSUN/Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)."

Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) received $474,624 from the National Institutes of Health in continuing support of a project titled "MARC U*STAR at California State University, Northridge."

June Downing (Special Education) received $287,246 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "SOS: Supporting Our Students."

Merri Pearson (National Center on Deafness) received $271,021 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Increasing Career Choices for Individuals Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing."

Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) received $247,761 from the National Institutes of Health in continuing support of a project titled "CSUN Bridges to the Doctorate."

Merri Pearson (National Center on Deafness) received $237,854 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Preparing Postsecondary Professionals."

Steve Oppenheimer and Virginia Vandergon (Biology), Gerry Simila (Geological Sciences) and Norman Herr (Secondary Education) received $204,969 from the Eisenhower Program of the California Postsecondary Education Commission in support of a project titled "Los Angeles Super-Funded Science Leader Initiative at CSUN."

June Downing (Special Education) received $199,990 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "SMART: Support Through Mentoring, Assistance & Resources for Teachers."

Merri Pearson (National Center on Deafness) received $199,691 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Meeting Educational Needs of Underserved Students."

Edward Carroll (College of Science & Mathematics), Jerry Rosen and Jerry Gold (Mathematics) received $191,476 from the Regents of the University of California in support of a project titled "San Fernando Valley Mathematics Project."

June Downing and Deborah Chen (Special Education) received $179,409 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Project SALUTE: Successful Adaptations for Learning to Use Touch Effectively."

Deborah Chen (Special Education) received $149,999 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Promoting Learning Through Active Interaction: A Distance Education In-service Model for Early Intervention Service Providers."

Elizabeth Bartle (Sociology) received $150,000 from the County of Los Angeles Probation Department in support of a project titled "Family Support."

Carrie Saetermoe (Psychology) received $111,867 from the National Institutes of Health in support of a project titled "Facilitating Minority Advancement in the Social Sciences."

Arlinda Eaton (College of Education) and Irene Cota (Elementary Education) received $102,880 from LAUSD in continuing support of a project titled "Multiple Subject University Internship Credential Program."

Matthew Boxt and Mark Raab (Anthropology) received $100,000 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in continuing support of a project titled "Heritage Conservation in Baja California Sur."

Ana Cristina Cadavid (Physics & Astronomy) received $99,052 from the National Science Foundation in continuing support of a project titled "Scaling Dynamics of Photospheric Fields and the Problem of Energy Release in the Upper Solar Atmosphere."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics and Astronomy) received $79,000 from the U.S. Army Research Office in continuing support of a project titled "Theoretical Studies of the Electronic Structure and Mechanical Properties of Metals and Intermetallics."

Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) received $82,875 from San Francisco State University in continuing support of a project titled "AMP Summer Bridge Program 2001."

Ann Bisno (Secondary Education) received $73,955 from the North Los Angeles County Regional Center in continuing support of a project titled "The Family Focus Resource Center."

Diane Schwartz and Karla Johnson-Majedi (College of Engineering and Computer Science) received $72,114 from UC Berkeley in continuing support of a project titled "MESA Engineering Program (MEP) Center."

Nikki Maxwell (Volunteer Program) received $64,419 from AmeriCorps in continuing support of a project titled "AmeriCorps Service Learning for Family Health."

Donna Sheng (Physics & Astronomy) received $60,000 from the American Chemical Society in support of a project titled "New Approach to Problems of Metal (Superconductor)-to-Insulator Transitions in Two-Dimensional Electron Systems."

Ana Cadavid (Physics & Astronomy) received $62,896 from NASA in support of a project titled "Study of the Power Input to the Solar Corona From Intermittent Magnetic Footpoint Motions."

Jerome Seliger (Health Sciences) received $55,000 from the California State Library in support of a project titled "Health Care Option: Uninsured Californians."

Matthew Penn (Physics & Astronomy) received $49,970 from the National Science Foundation in continuing support of a project titled "Space Weather: Infrared Diagnostic Development."

Rheem Medh (Biology) received $46,729 from the Elsa U. Pardee Foundation in support of a project titled "Role of c-Myc in Glucocorticoid-Evoked Apoptosis of Leukemic Lymphoblasts."

Julio Blanco and Say-Peng Lim (Physics & Astronomy) received $40,310 from the Los Angeles Educational Partnership in support of a project titled "San Fernando Valley Science Project: LAEP."

Gary Chapman (Physics & Astronomy) received $39,000 from NASA in supplemental support of a project titled "A Proposal to Characterize and Understand the Sources of Solar Total and Spectral Irradiance Variability."

Claire Cavallaro (Special Education) received $29,942 from CSU Sacramento in support of a project titled "Statewide Collaborative Distance Learning for Early Interventionists."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) received $29,458.25 from the Texas A&M Research Foundation in support of a project titled "U.S. Science Support Program."

Earl Weiss and Cathy Jeppson (Accounting and Information Systems) received $27,888 from the Internal Revenue Service in support of a project titled "Low Income Taxpayers Clinic."

Douglas Yule (Geological Sciences) received $26,500 from the University of Southern California in continuing support of a project titled "Neotectonic and Paleoseismic Investigation of the San Andreas Fault System, San Gorgonio Pass."

K. Omar Zahir (Chemistry) received $23,500 from the American Chemical Society in support of a project titled "Organic Sonochemistry: Understanding the Fundamental Molecular Processes."

Janice Tolan (Leisure Studies & Recreation) received $23,100 from the Lily Academy of Japan in support of a project titled "2001 Lily Academy of Japan Recreation Institute."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) received $22,260 from Catholic Healthcare West in support of a project titled "Consulting Service-Northridge Hospital."

Ana Cadavid (Physics & Astronomy) received $18,305 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in continuing support of a project titled "Noise Amplification of Solar Influences of Earth's Global Climate."

Alyce Blackmon (Family Environmental Sciences) received $17,564 from the California Department of Health Services in continuing support of a project titled "Vitality Across the Lifespan (VAL)."

Maureen Rubin (Center for Community Service Learning) received $15,766 from the CSU Chancellor's Office in continuing support of a project titled "Building on a Strong Foundation."

Catherine Dezseran (Theatre) received $15,000 from the Regents of the University of California as supplemental support of a project titled "The Mid-South California Arts Project."


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