The following is a compilation of grants awarded at Western Carolina University during July 2018. The list is presented in unedited form, courtesy of WCU’s Office of Research Administration.
Title: Controlling Hypertension and Risk Through Technology (Native-CHART)
PI: Ruth Goins
Funder: Washington State University
Description: year 3 of a grant to increase awareness related to all aspects of hypertension, blood pressure control, cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, and the attendant risk factors among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander populations.
Title: Niamey, Niger Project 2018
PI: Thomas Ashcraft
Funder: US Department of State
Description: for a participatory workshop project and artwork installation for the interior "Gallery" of the US Embassy in Niamey, Niger.
Title: Western Carolina University Scholarship Program for Nuclear Workforce Development
PI: Hayrettin Karayaka
Funder: US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Description: to fund six Nuclear Workforce Development Scholarships of $5,000 per semester for highly motivated engineering students specializing in electric power, mechanical and electrical disciplines