- Katy Abbott, associate professor of Gerontology, has been named executive director of the Scripps Gerontology Center.
- Andrew Reffett, chair and professor of Accountancy, has been named associate dean for educational excellence at the Farmer School of Business.
- A chapter by the director and several staff of the Howe Center for Writing Excellence (HCWE) received the 2022 Council of Writing Program Administrators Outstanding Scholarship Award. "‘Something Invisible…Has Been Made Visible for Me’: An Expertise-Based WAC Seminar Model Grounded in Theory and (Cross) Disciplinary Dialogue,” by Angela Glotfelter, doctoral student in English and HCWE graduate assistant, Ann Updike, retired associate director of the Howe Center for Writing Excellence, and Elizabeth Wardle, director of the HCWE, was published in "Diverse Approaches to Teaching, Learning, and Writing Across the Curriculum: IWAC at 25 in 2020, edited by Bartlett et al. Judges commented about the utility of the model the chapter presents. As one committee member remarked, the chapter "provides a roadmap for the future of WAC faculty development."
- M. Elise Radina, associate dean of the Graduate School and professor of Family Science and Social Work, is a co-author of the blog post "A Moon Shot for Diversity and Accessibility: Shared goverance is needed for meaningful change" published in AAC&U Liberal Education.
- Jason Boock, assistant professor of Chemical, Paper and Bioengineering, received a $328,332 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project "Collaborative Research: Poise Under Pressure: Developing Strains with Minimal Genomes for Integrated Bioprocessing."
- Haley Shea Myaamia Center research associate; Daryl Baldwin, Myaamia Center executive director; G. Susan Mosley-Howard and Tracy Hirata-Edds,Myaamia Center affiliates; and Paul Branscum, professor of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health, received a $461,005 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the project "Myaamia Nipwaayoni: Tribal Knowledge as a Source of Well-Being and Revitalization in Indigenous Communities."
- Dominik Konkolewicz, associate professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled "Macromolecules by Wavelength Controlled Vinyl Ketone Photopolymerization and Photodegradation."
- Nancy Parkinson, associate clinical lecturer of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health, received $3,000 from the Oxford Community Foundation for the project entitled "Cooking Adventures with Nancy."
- Katherine Kuvalanka, interim chair and professor, Angela Curl, associate professor, Sharon Custer, director of field education, and Sherrill Sellers, professor, in the Department of Family Science and Social Work received a grant for $82,500 from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for the project "UPP-University Partnership Program at Miami."
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