Featured Awards

February 2015

Please join us in congratulating the following MSU faculty and staff who received awards this month.

‌‌Jason Dickinson (Robert D. McCormick Center for Child Advocacy and Policy, CHSS) received a $131,702 subaward from Rutgers University for the NJ Department of Children and Families-funded "Transitions for Youth Summer Housing and Internship Program (SHIP) FY 2015." SHIP is a program that offers an alternative to recipients of the New Jersey Foster Care scholarship who lack the financial, family and social connections to secure safe and stable housing in the summer months. Students between the ages of 18 and 22 are given the opportunity to receive quality housing and paid internship positions throughout the summer months. The program provides for weekly workshops and recreational activities for the participants. This summer, the program is being extended to include MSU students.

‌‌Dibyendu Sarkar (Earth and Environmental Studies, CSAM) received a $27,494 subaward from Michigan Technical University for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality-funded project "Reducing Copper Loads from Stamp Sand Deposits in the Keweenaw Peninsula with Permeable Reactive Barriers - Phase 1." Dr. Sarkar will be conducting experiments related to groundwater chemistry and stamp sand analysis, as well as providing his expertise on planning, implementing and, monitoring the PRB setup.

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