The University of Arkansas's Honors College will be awarding approximately $80,000 in grants to members of the university's faculty for the promotion of undergraduate research and honors researchers that are working on numerous disciplines, ranging from animal science to anthropology to biomedical engineering.
The money given as part of the grants will go toward the
purchase of materials, including three-dimensional imaging technology
and a virtual anthropology workstation that will give student
researchers the opportunity to analyze skeletal shapes.
"In large part due to the stellar mentorship of honors
professors, our undergraduate researchers are already getting published in top
journals," Associate Dean of the Honors College Jennie Popp
said. "I'm excited to see these grants give students and faculty even
better access to the equipment they need to make a transformational
The Faculty Equipment and Technology Grants are made
possible, in part, by the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation,
which donated a $300 million gift in 2002. The purpose of the grants is to
help clinical, tenured and tenure-track faculty purchase specialized equipment
or technology to support, advance and promote research.
The full list of awardees can be found on the university's
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