STEM Small Grants Program 2015-2016

A total of 12 mini-grants were awarded for fiscal year 2015-2016. Recipients received a total of nearly $90,000 to conduct research across a diverse group of STEM disciplines.

Links provided below allow you to review original proposals, as well as progress reports to date.

Andrews, Tessa

UGA, Genetics

Building Instructor Knowledge for Evidence-Based Teaching in Large Science Classes

Proposal and Report

Armstrong, Norris

UGA, Genetics

Chang, Shu-Mei

UGA, Plant Biology

Reliability and Validity of Exam Scoring by Undergraduate Assistants

Proposal and Report

Capps, Krista

UGA, Odum School of Ecology

Wenger, Seth

UGA, Odum School of Ecology

Wood, James

UGA, Odum School of Ecology

Development of a Service-Learning Course on the Ecology of the Urbanized Landscape

Proposal and Report

Dennis, William

UGA, Physics and Astronomy

Ullrich, Susanne

UGA, Physics and Astronomy

Wiegert, Craig

UGA, Physics and Astronomy

Develop Five Experiments for an Advanced Laboratory Course in Physics

Proposal and Report

Foutz, Tim

UGA, College of Engineering

Reinventing How to Support Students Enrolled in Engineering Statics

Proposal and Report

Mativo, John

UGA, Career and Information Studies

Walther, Joachim

UGA, College of Engineering

Sochacka, Nicki

UGA, College of Engineering

Exploring Methods to Immerse Students in Real Life Learning in Dynamics

Proposal and Report

Navarro, Maria

UGA, Agricultural Leadership Education and Communication

Improving STEM Instruction and Impact: Implementing and Evaluating the "Flipped" Approach to Teaching

Proposal and Report

Reyes, Jose

UGA, Food Science

Karen DeMeester

UGA, College of Education

In Search of the Missing Link: Improving Mathematics and Quantitative Skills in Non-Science Majors Taking Science and Non-Science Courses

Proposal and Report

Savadatti, Siddharth

UGA, College of Engineering

Yuan, Jianmei

UGA, Career and Information Studies

Making Formative Feedback in Large Engineering Classes Specific, Timely and Heeded

Proposal and Report

Shepherd, J. Marshall

UGA, Geography

Shannon, Jerry

UGA, Geography

Mote, Thomas

UGA, Geography

Pilaar Birch, Suzanne

UGA, Geography

Enhancing and Diversifying Geosciences Instruction Through Popular Gaming Platforms and Multi-user Virtual Environments

Proposal and Report

Stanton, Julie

UGA, Cell Biology

Uncovering Key Transitions in Undergraduate Metacognitive Development to Enhance Learning in Biology

Proposal and Report

Wang, Xianqiao

UGA, College of Engineering

Exploring Nanostructures Using LEGO Blocks and Smartphone Apps

Proposal and Report