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Exhibition

Dr. Maureen G. Shanahan (Professor, Art History) is co-curator of "Colonial Wounds/Postcolonial Repair" at Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art through April 13. The exhibition features an installation created especially for Duke Hall by guest artist Amina Menia. Amina Menia is an internationally renowned Algerian artist who has been exhibited in major venues in New York City but whose first visit to the U.S. was to JMU. A catalog of the exhibition will be distributed by the University of Virginia Press.

Grants (awarded in February 2019)

Dr. Jo Anne Brewster (Professor, Graduate Psychology) received $3,300 from the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology to perform administrative tasks. 

Alleyn S. Harned (Executive Director, Virginia Clean Cities) received $90,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to provide technical assistance and outreach, to participate in program meetings and to track and report critical program and performance metrics related to deployment of clean energy. 

Cheryl L. Henderson (Co-director and Instructor, Training/Technical Assistance Center) received $7,957 from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association to help support professional development offerings in the areas of speech-language pathology, occupational and physical therapy and evaluation and eligibility for school-based providers. 

Dr. S. Keith Holland (Associate Professor and Assistant Head, Engineering) received $50,000 from the Virginia Provosts' Initiative for Integrated Economic Development for Strategic Doing for  Entrepreneurial Mindset and Skillset Development in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

Dr. Jonathan J. Miles (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) was awarded $20,000 by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to provide support and leadership to the Wind for Schools initiative; provide detailed technical and policy support to state-based wind working groups; and facilitate deployment of small and mid-sized wind power technologies. 

Dr. Jonathan J. Miles (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) and Dr. S. Keith Holland (Associate Professor and Assistant Head, Engineering) received $10,000 from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to take a team of students to the mid-year Collegiate Wind Competition. 

Dr. Paul L. Raston (Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry) received $100,000 from Research Corporation for Laser Spectroscopic Investigation of Atmospherically Important Complexes at Ultra Low Temperature. 

Dr. Craig N. Shealy (Professor, Graduate Psychology) received $4,400 from the American Council on Education to launch a collaborative online global learning effort and to promote partnerships with Japanese institutions.

 



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