May 17, 1999 Vol. III, No. 16

Research and Sponsored Projects

Sue Wasserman (Elementary Education) received $678,392 from the LAUSD for a project titled "Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program."

Steven Oppenheimer (Biology) received from the National Science Foundation a $277,673 grant (plus a continuation of $118,099) for a total of $395,772 for his project "Research Experiences for Biology Teachers," Center for Cancer and Development Biology.

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) received $336,099 from the Office of Criminal Justice Planning for a project titled "Valley Trauma Center."

June Downing and Deborah Chen (Special Education) received $324,208 from the U.S. Department of Education for a project titled "California Deaf-Blind Services."

Dee Shepherd-Look (Psychology) received $292,275 from the Calif. Developmental Disabilities Board for a project titled "Life Quality Assessment Project."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) received $256,200 from the Office of Criminal Justice Planning for a project titled "Valley Trauma Center North."

Alfonso Ratcliffe and Tobi Roffman (College of Engineering and Computer Science) received $241,729 from San Francisco State University for a project titled "Alliance for Minority Participation."

Ruth Harris (Communication Disorders & Sciences) received $201,436 from the North L.A. Co. Regional Center for a project titled "CSUN Early Intervention Program (Center- based)."

Arlinda Eaton (Elementary Education) received $180,000 from the L.A. Co. Office of Education for a project titled "Goals 2000 Preservice Reading Partnership Grant."

Fred Strache (Student Affairs) and Evelyn Cederbaum (NCOD) received $139,461 from the U.S. Education Department for a project titled "Transition Resources and Career Services for Students with Disabilities."

Rene Engel (KCSN Radio) received $97,965 in continuing support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the "Community Service" and "National Program Production and Acquisition" grants.

Ruqian Wu (Physics & Astronomy) received $73,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy for a project titled "First Principles Investigations and Simulations for Catalytic Properties of Bimetallic and Metal/oxide Surfaces."

Gary Chapman (Physics and Astronomy) received $36,687 from NASA for a project titled "A Proposal to Characterize and Understand the Sources of Solar Total and Spectral Irradiance Variability."

Roxanne Uradomo (Educational Equity Center, College of Education) received $128,371 from the LAUSD for a project titled "Student Academic Partnership Program."

Arlinda Eaton (Elementary Education) received $107,000 from the LAUSD for a project titled "Multiple Subject University Internship Credential Program."

Larry Allen (Biology) received $115,870 from the California Department of Fish & Game for a project titled "White Sea Bass Sampling."

Mark Raab (Anthropology) received $250,000 from ASM Affiliates for a project titled "Cultural Resource Services."

Ramin Roosta (Electrical and Computer Engineering) received $100,000 from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab for a project titled "New Directions for Reliable and Cost-Effective Deep Space Microelectronics."

Rene Engel (KCSN Radio) received $97,965 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the "Community Service" and "National Program Production and Acquisition" grants.

Christine Smith (Secondary Education) received $96,000 from the LAUSD for a project titled "Secondary Education University Internship Program."

Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) and Gillian Massey (College of Engineering & Computer Science) have received $82,753 from NASA for a project titled, "NASA Explorers."

Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) received $80,000 from Learn and Serve America for a project titled "AVID Service Learning Tutorial Program."

Ruqian Wu (Physics and Astronomy) received $77,310 from the Office of Naval Research for a project titled "Magnetism, Magnetic Anisotropy and Magnetostriction in Transition Metal Thin Films, Alloys and Rare Earth Intermetallic Compounds."

Arlinda Eaton (Elementary Education) and Naomi Bishop (Liberal Studies Program) received $50,500 from Sacramento State for a project titled "Four-Year Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs."

Ann Bisno (Special Education) received $73,955 from the North L.A. Co. Regional Center for a project titled "Family Focus Resource Center."

Elliot McIntire (Geography) received $40,062 from the U.S. Navy for a project titled "A Climatic Monitoring Program for San Clemente Island, CA."

Michael Phillips (Finance) received $34,425 from the State Job Training Coordinating Council for a project titled "SJTCC Evaluation Program."

Gary A. Chapman (Physics & Astronomy) received $75,380 from NASA for a project titled "Precise Ground-Based Photometric Observations and Analysis in Support of Solar Total and Spectral Irradiance Observations by UARS."

Catherine Dezseran (Theatre) received $70,000 from the UC Regents for a project titled "The Mid-South California Arts Project."

Tom Chen (Family Environmental Sciences) received $67,500 from the California Department of Health Services for a project titled "California Nutrition Network."

Barbara Hawkins (Elementary Education) received $66,500 from the LAUSD for a project titled "California Teacher Education Institute (CTEI) Partnership."

Roger DiJulio (Civil & Manufacturing Engineering) received $104,634 from the UC for a project titled "MESA Schools Program (MSP) Center."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) received $62,719 from the U.S. Army for a project titled "Theoretical Studies of the Electronic Structure and Mechanical Properties of Intermetallics."

Ann Watkins (Mathematics) received $60,479 from Western Michigan University for a project titled "Core-Plus Mathematics Project: Phase II."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) received $60,000 from the Office of Criminal Justice Planning for a project titled "Valley Trauma Center-Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)."

Ryoichi Seki (Physics & Astronomy) received $76,000 from the U.S. Dept. of Energy for a project titled "Theoretical Research in Intermediate-Energy Nuclear Physics."

Matthew Penn (Physics & Astronomy) received $52,700 from NASA for a project titled "Coronal Counterparts of Chromospheric Quiet Sun Dynamical Events."

Laurence Caretto (College of Engineering & Computer Science) received $51,442 from the UC for a project titled, "MESA Minority Engineering Program (MEP) Center."

Gary Chapman (Physics and Astronomy) received $50,235 from NASA as supplemental support of a project titled "Acquisition and Analysis of Precise Ground-Based Photometric Full-Disk Images for the Understanding of Space-Based Solar Total and Spectral Irradiance Observations."

Gerry Simila (Geological Sciences) and David Kretschmer and Barbara Hawkins (Elementary Education) received $22,155 from the University of Alabama/NASA for a project titled "Redesigning Earth Science 300 for the Elementary Education Major."

Larry Allen (Biology) received $50,000 from the U.S. Navy as supplemental support of a project titled "Fisheries Inventory and Utilization of San Diego Project."

Deborah Chen (Special Education) received $32,787 from Cal State L.A. for a project titled "Preparation of Leadership Personnel in Low Incidence Early Childhood."

Gary Chapman (Physics and Astronomy) received $12,000 from NASA for a project titled "A Proposal to Compare Ground-Based Photometric Images with Irradiance Data from SOHO."

Ronald Borczon (Music) received $31,252 from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for a project titled "The Effectiveness of the Nordoff-Robbins Creative Improvisational Music Therapy and Structured Music Therapy Methods in Increasing the Expressive Communication Skills of Children with Autism."

Jerome Seliger (Health Sciences) received $25,000 from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development for a project titled "Emerging Leaders for Chronic Disease Self-Management in Rural and Urban Latino and African American Communities."

Eric Kelson (Chemistry) received $25,000 from the Petroleum Research Fund for a project titled "Mild Redox Potential Hydride Acceptors as Alcohol Oxidation Catalysts."

John Schillinger and Sandra Donohue (Health Sciences) received $24,939 from the California Urban Environmental Research and Education Center for a project titled "Effectiveness of Community Involvement in Pollution Prevention."

Matthew Penn (Physics and Astronomy) received $22,344 from the National Optical Astronomy Observatories for a project titled "Coronal Counterparts of Chromospheric Quiet Sun Dynamical Events."

Gagik Melikyan (Chemistry) received $22,000 from the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union for a project titled "Chiral Manganese (III) Complexes: Novel Design, Synthesis and Application in Radical Reactions."

Evelyn Cederbaum (NCOD) received $21,234 from the California Department of Rehabilitation for a project titled "Workability IV Contract for Tutors."

Matthew Penn (Physics & Astronomy) received $13,790 from the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center for a project titled "Spectro-Polarimetry of Planetary Objects."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology) received $10,300 from the KYDS Foundation for a project titled "KYDS Collaborative Project with the Community Counseling and Resource Institute and the Valley Trauma Center."

Jerome Seliger (Health Sciences) received $10,000 from the American Honda Motor Co. for a project titled "Northeast San Fernando Valley Mixed-Use Regional Park Planning Project- Community Participation Plan."

Laurence Caretto (College of Engineering & Computer Science) received $7,159 from the UC for a project titled "MESA/MEP- Caltrans Recruiting."

Cheryl Hogue (Biology) received $11,553 from the USC Sea Grant program, $2,000 of which is for a student trainee. She will use the money in her study of parasites of white croakers in the L.A. coastal regions.

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) received $10,181 from NATO for a project titled "Electronic Structure and Molecular Dynamic Calculations of Grain Boundaries."

Gerry Simila (Geological Sciences) and Barbara Hawkins (Elementary Education) received $10,000 from the CSULB Foundation for a project titled "Project Alert at CSUN."

Adrian Herzog (Physics & Astronomy) received $12,500 from the JPL for a project titled "NSCAT/Seawinds Project."

Arlinda Eaton (Elementary Education) received $9,500 from the LA Co. Office of Education as supplemental support of a project titled "Goals 2000 Preservice Reading Partnership Grant."

Bruce Zucker (Business Law) received $5,000 from the So. Cal. Advocacy Project for a project titled "Tenant Legal Clinic."

Peter Edmunds (Biology) received $4,900 from the PADI Foundation for a project titled "The Role of Coral Recruitment as a Process Driving Patterns of Change in Caribbean Coral Reefs."

Tim Dagodag (Geography) received $5,000 from the California Dept. of Parks & Recreation for a project titled "North East Valley Regional Park Project."

Ryoichi Seki (Physics & Astronomy) received $5,000 from the National Science Foundation for a project titled "Nuclear Science for High School Teachers: From Basic to the Frontier."

Maureen Rubin (Journalism) received $4,000 from the California Campus Compact in continuing support of a project titled "Building a Foundation for Community Service Learning."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) received $3,646 from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as supplemental support of a project titled "Theoretical Studies of the Electronic Structure Properties of Rare Earth and Actinide Alloys."

Carl Maida and John Schillinger (Health Sciences) and Tim Dagodag (Urban Studies and Planning Program) received $3,000 from the Los Angeles Educational Partnership for a project titled "Pacoima Beautiful."

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