Community fellowships – WWIRR http://wwirr.com/ Fri, 05 Aug 2022 05:56:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://wwirr.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-48-120x120.png Community fellowships – WWIRR http://wwirr.com/ 32 32 Community Scoop » Open Arts Applications Access Aotearoa Scholarships https://wwirr.com/community-scoop-open-arts-applications-access-aotearoa-scholarships/ Fri, 05 Aug 2022 01:19:43 +0000 https://wwirr.com/community-scoop-open-arts-applications-access-aotearoa-scholarships/ Press release – Arts Access Aotearoa Applications for the Aotearoas Ng Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Scholarships 2022 are open. The grants will provide recipients with financial support to create or develop an artistic project or new work. The four scholarships, … Applications for the Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Scholarships 2022 […]]]>

Press release – Arts Access Aotearoa

Applications for the Aotearoas Ng Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Scholarships 2022 are open. The grants will provide recipients with financial support to create or develop an artistic project or new work. The four scholarships, …

Applications for the Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Scholarships 2022 are open. The grants will provide recipients with financial support to create or develop an artistic project or new work.

The four grants, valued at $10,000 each, provide investment in artists’ practice and development and respond to the impact of COVID-19 on the arts community over the past two years.

Richard Benge, Executive Director of Arts Access Aotearoa, says that the scholarships replace the Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards for this year because accessible arts projects and other achievements have been canceled or delayed.

“We are delighted to offer these scholarships and see them as positive, practical and forward-looking,” he says. “All scholarships are designed to increase accessibility, participation and inclusion in the arts.”

The four scholarships are:

  • Whakahoa Kaitoi Whanaketanga PAK’nSAVE Artist Grant: support a deaf or disabled artist, or an artist who has a disability or impairment, or an artist with lived experience of mental distress to undertake a project that will develop their artistic practice.
  • Whakahoa Kaitoi i Te Ara Poutama Arts in Corrections Artist Fellowship: support an artist who lives in the community and who is/has been in the criminal justice system to develop their artistic practice. The goal of this fellowship is to create and document new work or build on previous work, with the support of an artistic mentor.
  • Whakahoa Whakawatea Kaitoi Tangata Holdsworth Scholarship Creative Spaces: support a facilitator/tutor-led project that involves artists in a creative space working collaboratively. Accessibility will be incorporated into the creation and/or presentation of new or existing works.
  • Whakahoa Kaitoi Te Puna Toi New Zealand Creative Arts for All Scholarship: help someone research or develop an area of ​​accessibility. You must be working in or with an arts business or organization that is a member of the Arts For All network, facilitated by Arts Access Aotearoa.

Closing of applications for 5 p.m. Monday, September 5, 2022.

Some information on the Arts Access Aotearoa website is translated into easy-to-read materials and NZSL videos.

Arts Access Aotearoa welcomes applications in alternative formats: eg NZSL or audio/visual files. The application form is also a Word document, which you can complete and email to fellowships@artsaccess.org.nz.

Contact Arts Access Aotearoa if you would like assistance in understanding the scholarship information and completing the application form. You can also ask a support person to help you.

Arts Access Aotearoa staff are available if you have any questions. You can telephone Arts Access Aotearoa on 04 802 4349 or email fellowships@artsaccess.org.nz.

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2 de Henrico win Virginia Humanities scholarships https://wwirr.com/2-de-henrico-win-virginia-humanities-scholarships/ Tue, 02 Aug 2022 14:28:13 +0000 https://wwirr.com/2-de-henrico-win-virginia-humanities-scholarships/ Open the audio article player By Citizen staff | on August 02, 2022 Two individuals from educator Henrico are among 19 statewide to earn scholarships from Virginia Humanities, the state’s humanities council. Henrico County Public Schools high school social studies specialist Taylor Snow was one of 12 recipients of the K-12 Teachers’ Scholarship, which provides […]]]>
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Two individuals from educator Henrico are among 19 statewide to earn scholarships from Virginia Humanities, the state’s humanities council.

Henrico County Public Schools high school social studies specialist Taylor Snow was one of 12 recipients of the K-12 Teachers’ Scholarship, which provides educators with a social studies curriculum that concentrates resources to design new learning experiences accessible both in the physical classroom and remotely by teachers. Virginia.

“The intent of the Virginia Humanities K-12 Fellowship was to support K-12 educators in the work they are already doing, and it was clear from the start that the conversations, questions, and reflections of this cohort are more excellent,” said Emma Ito, director of education for Virginia Humanities.

The scholarships are provided with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Federal American Rescue Plan. The learning experiences created by the K-12 Fellows will be shared on a new website specifically for educators currently in development by Virginia Humanities.

In addition, Melissa Ooten d’Henrico was awarded one of four public humanities scholarships, designed to help writers, independent scholars, community historians, and college and university faculty members share research, stories, and cultural expressions relevant to Virginia’s diverse communities and communities. that connect audiences to broader regional, national and global contexts.

Ooten is working on a project called “A People’s Guide to Richmond and Central Virginia”.

“In recent years, we have redesigned our fellowship programs to better meet the needs of historians, educators, and scholars in the community,” said Matthew Gibson, executive director of Virginia Humanities. “We meet fellows where they are and give them the tools, time, and financial support they need to tell the complicated stories at the heart of Virginia’s history and culture.”

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Honorary Scholarships Awarded at Leeds Trinity University – FE News https://wwirr.com/honorary-scholarships-awarded-at-leeds-trinity-university-fe-news/ Fri, 29 Jul 2022 10:31:38 +0000 https://wwirr.com/honorary-scholarships-awarded-at-leeds-trinity-university-fe-news/ A number of outstanding personalities from the television and film, sports, education, policing, community and charity sectors have been awarded honorary scholarships at Leeds Trinity, recognizing their contribution to the university community and to the whole world. Leeds Trinity began awarding honorary scholarships in 2017 as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, to recognize excellence […]]]>

A number of outstanding personalities from the television and film, sports, education, policing, community and charity sectors have been awarded honorary scholarships at Leeds Trinity, recognizing their contribution to the university community and to the whole world.

Leeds Trinity began awarding honorary scholarships in 2017 as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, to recognize excellence in a field associated with the work and values ​​of the University.

This year, recipients receiving an honorary scholarship from Leeds Trinity include educator Paul Brennan; co-founders of a television production company True North Jess Fowle and Andrew Sheldon; founder of Leeds Black History Walk and Heritage Corner Joe Williams; West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable John Robins QPM; barrister and former chief executive of Leeds City Council Paul Rogerson CBE DL; and former West Yorkshire Police Deputy Chief Constable Angela Williams QPM.

Three University alumni also received honorary scholarships for their achievements and contributions to wider University life – humanitarian John M. Flanagan; BAFTA-winning journalist Mobeen Azhar; and Olympian Fiona May.

All received their honorary scholarships from the Right Honorable Sir John Battle, Pro-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University.

Professor Charles Egbu, Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University, said:

“I am delighted that Leeds Trinity has awarded honorary scholarships to such an inspiring range of people. Members of our Honorary Scholars community – long-standing and those being recognized this year – have all contributed to the work of the University, distinguished themselves in their areas of expertise and inspired our students. We are privileged to have their support and look forward to continuing to build these relationships in the future.

Professor Catherine O’Connor, Vocational Vice-Chancellor for Education and University Experience, added:

“Our community of Honorary Scholars is hugely important to Leeds Trinity, and many of them provide support and expertise to enhance the overall university experience for our students. I look forward to helping these relationships grow even more as this community grows.

For the first time, Leeds Trinity University held a stand-alone Honorary Fellowship ceremony to recognize the unique relationship with its Honorary Fellowship community, which now numbers over 30 members. All were invited to join the occasion. Previously, recipients were rewarded at graduation ceremonies.

Honorary Fellows Professor Mary Hallaway OBE and Dr Iby Knill BEM were also commemorated at the ceremony, who died earlier this year.

For more information on the history of Leeds Trinity University, visit the website.

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NU System Awards Two Mavericks Graduate Scholarships | New https://wwirr.com/nu-system-awards-two-mavericks-graduate-scholarships-new/ Fri, 29 Jul 2022 06:03:42 +0000 https://wwirr.com/nu-system-awards-two-mavericks-graduate-scholarships-new/ University of Nebraska System (NU System) President Ted Carter announced the five recipients of the 2022-23 Presidential Graduate Scholarships. The prestigious scholarships are awarded each year to a select group of graduate students from the NU system on the basis of their high academic performance and personal achievements. Scholars receive an annual stipend made available […]]]>

University of Nebraska System (NU System) President Ted Carter announced the five recipients of the 2022-23 Presidential Graduate Scholarships. The prestigious scholarships are awarded each year to a select group of graduate students from the NU system on the basis of their high academic performance and personal achievements. Scholars receive an annual stipend made available by the University of Nebraska Foundation that allows them to continue their studies full-time.

This year’s scholarships are awarded to one student from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and two students each from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Recipients pursue graduate studies in sociology, public administration, English, nursing and biomedical sciences.

“Presidential Graduate Scholars are some of the best and brightest students in the University of Nebraska system,” Carter said. “They are accomplished scholars, service-minded leaders, and outstanding ambassadors for our university. We are grateful for the generous private support that allows these talented students to devote themselves fully to their studies.

The UN recipients are:

Reyna Reyes Núñez, Ph.D. candidate in public administration

Specialized in public policy, Núñez should obtain her doctorate. in public administration next August. She is the author of several published research papers related to social equity. Holder of a master’s degree in political science from the United Nations, she has been a teaching assistant since 2018 in the School of Public Administration and the Department of Disaster Sciences and Emergency Management. Núñez has also held a number of roles in the public sector, including as an executive assistant in the office of the Mexican consul, as well as volunteering in the community for causes such as the creation of health information materials. for Spanish speaking communities and tours. at Toluca Children’s Hospital in Mexico.

Iona Newman, Master of English student

Expecting to graduate in May 2023, Newman is a British and English-speaking researcher and writer. Also a graduate of the UNO Bachelor of Arts, she has received awards including the Madden Fine Arts Scholarship, the James C. Horehs Scholarship in English, the Marian Basler Scholarship for Writing, and recognition in the Young Adult Fiction Short Story category of the 2016 Writer’s Digest competition. At the UN, Newman was involved in service to the English Graduate Program and the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, including as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, Editor-in-Chief of 13th Floor Magazine and consultant for the UNO Writing Center.

Other grant recipients this year were from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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National Center for the Humanities Residential Fellowships 2023-2024 (stipend available) https://wwirr.com/national-center-for-the-humanities-residential-fellowships-2023-2024-stipend-available/ Wed, 27 Jul 2022 11:41:26 +0000 https://wwirr.com/national-center-for-the-humanities-residential-fellowships-2023-2024-stipend-available/ Deadline: October 6, 2022 Applications are open for the National Center for the Humanities Residential Fellowships 2023-2024. Each year, the National Center for Human Sciences welcomes up to forty researchers from all human sciences and from all over the world. While in residence, fellows have the freedom to work on their projects while benefiting from […]]]>


Deadline: October 6, 2022

Applications are open for the National Center for the Humanities Residential Fellowships 2023-2024. Each year, the National Center for Human Sciences welcomes up to forty researchers from all human sciences and from all over the world.

While in residence, fellows have the freedom to work on their projects while benefiting from the Centre’s exceptional services. The beautiful Archie K. Davis building offers private studies, light-filled common areas, and lush green grounds. The Center also provides scholars with exceptional library services, breakfasts and lunches in the dining hall, as well as administrative support for the organization of seminars and study groups.

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  • The amounts of the allowances granted are determined individually, according to the needs of the scholarship holder and the capacity of the Center to meet them. The Center seeks to provide half of the salary with the expectation that the scholar’s home institution will cover the remaining salary. Other grants or institutional support that fellows will receive during their fellowship may also affect the amount of the Center stipend.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must hold a doctorate or equivalent academic qualification.
  • Mid-career and senior scholars are encouraged to apply. Emerging scholars with a strong track record of peer-reviewed work may also apply. The Center does not support the revision of doctoral theses.
  • In addition to all areas of the humanities, the Center accepts applications from scholars in the natural and social sciences, the arts, the liberal professions, and public life engaged in humanistic projects.

Application

Applicants for the scholarship are invited to complete the online application form and upload the following documents:

  • 1,000 word project proposal
  • short bibliography (up to 2 pages)
  • resume (up to 4 pages)
  • Provisional one-page outline of the project structure (if the project is a book, provide an overview of chapters; otherwise, provide an overview of project components and their progress to date)

Applicants will also be asked to provide the names and contact details of three references. References will receive an email inviting them to upload a letter of recommendation on behalf of the candidate. All letters are also due no later than October 6, 2022.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit National Center for the Humanities.

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Department of Defense nominates nine university professors to receive Vannevar Bush Fellowships https://wwirr.com/department-of-defense-nominates-nine-university-professors-to-receive-vannevar-bush-fellowships/ Tue, 26 Jul 2022 10:05:51 +0000 https://wwirr.com/department-of-defense-nominates-nine-university-professors-to-receive-vannevar-bush-fellowships/ Portrait of Dr. Vannevar Bush (1890-1974), who served as Director of US Defense … [+] Office of the Department of Scientific Research and Development during World War II (Photo by © CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images) Corbis via Getty Images The Department of Defense (DoD) has named nine recipients of the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowships for […]]]>

The Department of Defense (DoD) has named nine recipients of the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowships for 2022. The Vannevar Bush Fellowship is considered the Department of Defense’s most prestigious single scholar award. Each fellowship provides five years of basic research support with funding of up to $3 million.

Previously known as the National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship, the fellowships name was changed in 2016 to honor Dr. Vannevar Bush, former professor and dean of engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who during World War II world, served as director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development of the United States Department of Defense, coordinating the work of thousands of scientists.

Bush’s 1945 report to the President of the United States, “Science, The Endless Frontier”, called for an expansion of government support for science, and he was one of the first to call for the creation of the National Science Foundation ( NSF), claiming that basic research is “the stimulator of technological progress”.

The Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowships are intended to advance transformative basic academic research in areas important to the DoD, such as materials science, bioengineering, networks and artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience, quantum information and applied mathematics.

The objectives of the program are to:

  • Support unclassified fundamental scientific and technical research that could be the basis of future breakthrough new capabilities for the DoD.
  • Educate and train students and postdoctoral researchers for the defense workforce.
  • Foster long-term relationships between academic researchers and the DoD.
  • Familiarize university researchers and their students with current and future DoD challenges.
  • Increase the number of talented technical experts the DoD can call upon.

“The Vannevar Bush Fellowship is the department’s most prestigious fellowship,” said Dr. Jean-Luc Cambier, VBFF program director in the DoD announcement. “It is geared towards bold and ambitious ‘blue sky’ research that will lead to extraordinary results that have the potential to revolutionize entire disciplines, create entirely new fields, or disrupt accepted theories and perspectives.”

As with previous cohorts, the class of 2022 includes both scientists and engineers. Here are the nine winners:

George Karniadakis, Charles Pitts Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor of Applied Mathematics and Engineering, Brown University;

Andrew Stuart, Bren Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, California Institute of Technology;

Mark Schnitzer, researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and cross-appointed professor in the departments of biology and applied physics at Stanford University;

Neal Devaraj, Murray Goodman Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego;

Jun Ye, JILA Fellow and Professor of Physics, University of Colorado;

Jelena Vuckovic, Jensen Huang Professor of Global Leadership in the School of Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University;

Christian van de Walle, Herbert Kroemer Professor of Materials Science, University of California, Santa Barbara;

Kunihiko Taira, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles;

Sharon Glotzer, Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering, John Werner Cahn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering and Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan.

In addition to their research projects, Vannevar Bush Fellows are encouraged to engage directly with the DoD, collaborate with DoD laboratories, and share their insights with DoD leaders and the broader national security community. .

The Vannevar Bush Fellowship is sponsored by the Office of Basic Research, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. Grants are administered by the Office of Naval Research. For the 2022 competition, over 300 white papers were received from fellowship applicants.

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UC Hastings students win prestigious Peggy Browning scholarships | UC Hastings Law https://wwirr.com/uc-hastings-students-win-prestigious-peggy-browning-scholarships-uc-hastings-law/ Thu, 21 Jul 2022 15:00:04 +0000 https://wwirr.com/uc-hastings-students-win-prestigious-peggy-browning-scholarships-uc-hastings-law/ UC Hastings law students Maleeha Ghaznavi ’23 and Zoë Grimaldi ’24 have won the prestigious Peggy Browning Scholarships. Two UC Hastings law students — Maleeha Ghaznavi ’23 and Zoë Grimaldi ’24 — have won prestigious Peggy Browning scholarships and are spending their summers fighting for workers’ rights, at a law firm and in corporate headquarters. […]]]>
UC Hastings law students Maleeha Ghaznavi ’23 and Zoë Grimaldi ’24 have won the prestigious Peggy Browning Scholarships.

Two UC Hastings law students — Maleeha Ghaznavi ’23 and Zoë Grimaldi ’24 — have won prestigious Peggy Browning scholarships and are spending their summers fighting for workers’ rights, at a law firm and in corporate headquarters. ‘a syndicate. The scholarships focused on employment law are highly competitive, attracting 650 applications from students this year.

Ghaznavi works as a legal assistant at Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll in San Francisco, specializing in employment law. There, she researches and drafts legal memos on union-related labor law and trust fund matters, including withdrawal liability, benefits compliance, and wage and hour requirements.

Ghaznavi, a native of Northern California, is deeply committed to community service. Last summer, she volunteered at the San Francisco-based nonprofit Labor Legal Aid Workers’ Rights Clinic. She has also volunteered with the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office and Los Angeles County Neighborhood Legal Services. Last spring, she attended the UC Hastings Mediation Clinic, where she gained “insight into the pros and cons of neutrality, particularly in the face of power imbalances between parties.”

After earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Ghaznavi worked at a small law firm, which sparked her interest in employment law and led her to pursue a JD at UC Hastings. “With my love for San Francisco and the fact that the school allows me to stay close to home, as well as the school’s emphasis on being close to the community, it suited me just fine,” he said. she stated.

Ghaznavi said she plans to work as a labor plaintiffs lawyer after she graduates next year. “I hope to play my part in equalizing work environments so that workers are not exploited and treated with dignity,” she said. “I’m excited to learn more about employment and labor law this summer.”

The other Peggy Browning Fellow, Grimaldi, spends his summer in Hanover, Maryland, working with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT).

His work includes auditing local unions, writing legal memos on immigration and interstate employment contracts, and researching and writing articles on immigrant visas for student workers and violations of national labor rights law. She also drafted motions for a major lawsuit and successfully lobbied the international union to provide free feminine hygiene products to her headquarters, a policy she hopes to expand nationwide. .

During his journey to law school, Grimaldi held a variety of jobs. She has participated in harm reduction and overdose prevention campaigns, served as a liaison between community health centers and medical industry groups, and worked on voter registration drives and political campaigns. “I had the opportunity to work in the private and public sectors for more than five years before deciding that law school would give me the opportunity to make a positive and tangible difference in our country,” he said. she stated.

Grimaldi, originally from San Francisco, plans to work in government regulation or legislation after graduating in 2024. She said: “If we have to live in a world that makes us pay for basic necessities – housing, food , water and education among many others – so I want to make sure everyone can access these necessities and build a comfortable and happy life for themselves and their loved ones. I want to make sure the labor movement achieves these goals by expanding workers’ rights, growing unions, and ensuring that the billionaire class finally pays its fair share. I look forward to tackling these issues as a legal and political advocate.

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Four researchers with MIT ties win Schmidt Science Fellowships | MIT News https://wwirr.com/four-researchers-with-mit-ties-win-schmidt-science-fellowships-mit-news/ Mon, 18 Jul 2022 19:25:00 +0000 https://wwirr.com/four-researchers-with-mit-ties-win-schmidt-science-fellowships-mit-news/ Four researchers with ties to MIT—Juncal Arbelaiz, Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao, Sandya Subramanian, and Heather Zlotnick ’17—have been honored with competitive Schmidt Science Fellowships. Established in 2017, the fellowship program aims to bring together the world’s brightest minds “to solve society’s toughest challenges”. The four MIT-affiliated researchers are among 29 Schmidt Science Fellows from around the […]]]>

Four researchers with ties to MIT—Juncal Arbelaiz, Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao, Sandya Subramanian, and Heather Zlotnick ’17—have been honored with competitive Schmidt Science Fellowships.

Established in 2017, the fellowship program aims to bring together the world’s brightest minds “to solve society’s toughest challenges”.

The four MIT-affiliated researchers are among 29 Schmidt Science Fellows from around the world who will receive postdoctoral support for one or two years with an annual stipend of $100,000, as well as one-on-one mentorship and participation in the Global Meeting Series. from the program. Fellows will also have the opportunity to engage with thought leaders from science, business, politics, and society. According to the award announcement, fellows are expected to pursue research outside the focus of their PhD, to help expand and enhance their future as scientific leaders.

Juncal Arbelaiz is a PhD student in applied mathematics at MIT, completing her PhD this summer. His doctoral research at MIT is advised by Ali Jadbabaie, JR East Professor of Engineering and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Anette Hosoi, Neil and Jane Pappalardo Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Dean of the School of Engineering; and Bassam Bamieh, professor of mechanical engineering and associate director of the Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Arbelaiz’s research focuses on designing optimal decentralized intelligence for spatially distributed dynamic systems.

“I can’t think of a better way to start my independent scientific career. I feel very excited and grateful for this opportunity,” says Arbelaiz. With her fellowship, she will use systems biology to explore how the nervous system encodes and processes sensory information to address future safety-critical artificial intelligence applications. “The Schmidt Science Fellowship will provide me with a unique opportunity to work at the intersection of biological intelligence and artificial intelligence for two years and will be a stepping stone towards my longer-term goal of becoming a bio-inspired artificial intelligence researcher. “, she says. .

Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of T. Alan Hatton, Ralph Landau Professor of Chemical Engineering and Impact Fellow at the MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium. Cao received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 2021, during which he focused on microscopic precision in the simultaneous delivery of light and fluids by optofluidics, with advances relevant to healthcare applications and of durability. As a Schmidt Science Fellow, he plans to be co-advised by Hatton on carbon capture, and Ted Sargent, professor of chemistry at Northwestern University, on carbon utilization. Cao is passionate about integrated carbon capture and utilization (CCU) from molecular to process level, machine learning to inspire smart CCUs, and bridging technology, business and policy for CCUs.

“The Schmidt Science Fellowship provides me with the perfect opportunity to work across disciplines to study integrated carbon capture and utilization from the molecular to the process level,” Cao says. “My vision is that by integrating carbon capture and use, we can simultaneously make scientific discoveries and unlock economic opportunity while mitigating global climate change. In this way, we can turn our carbon liability into an asset.

Sandya Subramanian, A 2021 PhD graduate from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technologies (HST) in the field of medical engineering and medical physics, he is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford Data Science. She focuses on the topics of biomedical engineering, statistics, machine learning, neuroscience, and healthcare. His research focuses on the development of new technologies and methods to study the interactions between the brain, the autonomic nervous system and the gut. “I am extremely honored to receive the Schmidt Science Fellowship and to join the Schmidt community of leaders and scholars,” said Subramanian. “I’ve heard so much about fellowship and how it can open doors and give people the confidence to pursue challenging or unique journeys.”

According to Subramanian, the autonomic nervous system and its interactions with other body systems are poorly understood, but are thought to be involved in several disorders, such as functional gastrointestinal disorders, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, migraines and eating disorders. The goal of his research is to improve our ability to monitor and quantify these physiological processes. “I’m really interested in understanding how we can use physiological monitoring technologies to inform clinical decision-making, particularly around the autonomic nervous system, and I look forward to continuing the work I recently started at Stanford in as a Schmidt Science Fellow,” she says. “A big thank you to all the mentors, colleagues, friends and leaders I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with HST and MIT; I couldn’t have done this without everything I learned there.

Hannah Zlotnick ’17 attended MIT for his undergraduate studies, majoring in biological engineering with a minor in mechanical engineering. At MIT, Zlotnick was a student-athlete on the women’s varsity football team, a UROP student in Alan Grodzinsky’s lab, and a member of Pi Beta Phi. For his doctorate, Zlotnick attended the University of Pennsylvania and worked in Robert Mauck’s lab in the departments of bioengineering and orthopedic surgery.

Zlotnick’s doctoral research has focused on harnessing remote forces, such as magnetism or gravity, to enhance engineered cartilage and osteochondral repair both in vitro and in large animal models. Zlotnick now plans to turn to the field of biofabrication to create tissue models of the knee joint to evaluate potential treatments for osteoarthritis. “I am honored to be part of the Schmidt Science Fellows community and excited to venture into the field of biofabrication,” said Zlotnick. “Hopefully this work uncovers new therapies for patients with inflammatory joint disease.”

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Local chapters receive scholarships from the Wyoming Arts Council https://wwirr.com/local-chapters-receive-scholarships-from-the-wyoming-arts-council%ef%bf%bc/ Thu, 14 Jul 2022 19:32:40 +0000 https://wwirr.com/local-chapters-receive-scholarships-from-the-wyoming-arts-council%ef%bf%bc/ (Fremont County, Wyoming) – The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarships in Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Performing Arts, and Native Art Scholarship. The recipients of the Visual Arts Scholarship are: Marcus Dewey from Arapahoe, Susan Moldenhauer from Laramie and Eileen Nistler from Upton. Honorable mentions went to Juan […]]]>

(Fremont County, Wyoming) – The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarships in Visual Arts, Creative Writing, Performing Arts, and Native Art Scholarship.

The recipients of the Visual Arts Scholarship are: Marcus Dewey from Arapahoe, Susan Moldenhauer from Laramie and Eileen Nistler from Upton. Honorable mentions went to Juan Laden from Lander, Rebecca Weed from Cody and Phillippa Lack from Cheyenne.

The recipients of the Creative Writing Fellowship are: Francesca King of Laramie in fiction, Kate Northrop of Laramie in poetry and David Zoby of Casper in non-fiction. Honorable mentions went to Sarah Merrill, Laramie’s Rabbit and Jackson’s Kevin Grange.

The recipients of a Performing Arts Music Scholarship are: Julie Huebner of Sheridan and Ron Coulter of Casper. Honorable mentions went to Mark Bergman of Sheridan and Bunny Sings Wolf of Devils Tower.

The recipients of the Theater and Dance Scholarships are: Michaela Ellingson of Jackson and Francesca Romo of Jackson. Honorable mentions went to Gina Patterson from Jackson and Oakley Boycott from Lander.

The recipients of the Native Art Fellowship are: Talissa Abeyta of Fort Washakie and Christian Wallowing Bull of Dubois. An honorable mention was awarded to Bruce Cook of Riverton.

The fellowships are merit-based awards given to selected Wyoming artists based on their portfolio of submitted work that reflects serious and outstanding artistic research. Recipients each receive a $3,000 prize and the opportunity to share their work with the community through support from the Wyoming Arts Council.

Submissions are evaluated anonymously by out-of-state jurors with extensive experience in each artistic field. The jurors for this year’s scholarships were Tasha Kubesh and Bobbi Walker for the visual arts; Storm Gloor for music; Dominic Moore-Dunson for theater and dance, EJ Levy, Florence Williams and Michelle Otero for creative writing; and Karen Ann Hoffman and Topaz Jones for Native Art.

For more information on this program and details on each recipient, please visit www.wyomingartscouncil.org.

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Getty Global Affiliated Fellowships 2022 for art and architectural historians in the MENA region. https://wwirr.com/getty-global-affiliated-fellowships-2022-for-art-and-architectural-historians-in-the-mena-region/ Thu, 14 Jul 2022 04:49:00 +0000 https://wwirr.com/getty-global-affiliated-fellowships-2022-for-art-and-architectural-historians-in-the-mena-region/ Application deadline: September 2, 2022 The American Academy in Rome invites applications for Getty Affiliated Global Scholarships awarded to art and architectural historians and archaeologists who are citizens or residents of Turkey, Egypt, North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya) or the Eastern Mediterranean (Syria, Lebanon and Jordan ) whose research project is dedicated to […]]]>

Application deadline: September 2, 2022

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for Getty Affiliated Global Scholarships awarded to art and architectural historians and archaeologists who are citizens or residents of Turkey, Egypt, North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya) or the Eastern Mediterranean (Syria, Lebanon and Jordan ) whose research project is dedicated to the study of the wider Mediterranean, incorporating the above regions and countries. Preference will be given to projects that can be carried out in Rome or that would benefit from a stay in Rome. The fellowship program aims to attract a diverse pool of qualified applicants, including those from regions where art history or archeology is an emerging discipline, as well as applicants who have been historically underrepresented or marginalized.

AAR will provide time and space to live and work as part of a multidisciplinary residential community in Rome. AAR aims to broaden our understanding of art history and archeology in the Mediterranean Basin as it relates to Turkey, Egypt, North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean. In particular, this fellowship seeks applicants who examine previously overlooked artists, movements, communities/peoples, or periods, and whose projects would benefit from archives, collections, artworks, or artifacts located in Rome or Italy.

Terms:

  • The fellowship is intended for early and mid-career researchers. Predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers are welcome to apply.
  • All applicants must have excellent command of written and spoken English, which will be confirmed during the interview stage of the selection process.

Advantages

  • Getty Global Affiliated Fellows are in residence at the American Academy in Rome. All scholarships include single room, board and stipend. Two scholarships will be awarded.
  • Fellows will live and work at the Academy from February to July 2023 and will be invited to return for a second six-month stay from February to July 2024, if possible.

How to register:

  • The application process will open on July 1, 2022. The deadline for completed applications is Friday, September 2, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • All applicants for the Getty Global Affiliated Fellowship will be considered without regard to race, ethnicity, religious belief, caste, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
  • The Academy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment where fellows’ needs are met in a free and nurturing environment, as well as respecting dietary restrictions and religious commitments.

For more information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Getty Global Affiliated Scholarships 2022

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