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Grants: 2015


Enhancing Communication and Use of Information in Engineering

Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Contact: Devon Stein, 864-656-7013, dastein@clemson.edu
Cross-disciplinary collaboration to develop a course in oral and visual communications for civil engineering students and to assess student outcomes


$17,528
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Contact: Abbas Rashidi, 865-974-7714, rashidi@utk.edu
Innovative professional workshop series to enhance communication skills pertinent to construction engineering students
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Faculty News


$24,993
Women in Engineering

Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ
Contact: Jessica Ortiz, 201-253-1473, jortiz@lsc.org
Support of equipment and materials for the "Girls in Technology - Our Digital Life" workshop series presented to at-risk female middle school students


$15,000
Griffith University, Brisbane, AU
Contact: Bridget French, +617 3735 9270, bridget.french@griffith.edu.au
Griffith Engineering Girls' Day, a full-day program of discipline specific engineering activities and hands-on engineering applications for female students in Years 10-12


$5,000
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Contact: Nadeane D. Howard, 614-292-9065, Howard.1149@osu.edu
Improving retention of females by empowering male students as allies within an engineering college
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Empowering Male Students as Allies for Gender Equity Within an Engineering College


$19,500
Penn State Berks, Reading, PA
Marietta Scanlon, 610-396-6126, mrs35@psu.edu
Multi-dimensional program to increase recruitment and retention of females in engineering using practicing engineers and female undergraduates as role models and mentors to middle school girls
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http://sites.psu.edu/fierce/


$18,685
Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
Contact: Chrys Egan, 410-677-5436, cnegan@salisbury.edu
Create "Engineer Girl" computer engineering program to serve diverse Wicomico County, MD middle-school girls


$4,996
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Contact: Kristen Palumbo, 301-405-2150, kpalumbo@umd.edu
Expanded programming for Flexus, a living and learning community for female engineering students with the primary goal of increasing student retention


$11,000
YWCA NYC, New York, NY
Contact: Cristina Morais, 212-735-9708, cmorais@ywcany.org
Deeper focus on engineering for the Geek Girls Club STEM program


$15,000
Information Access in Developing Countries

Engineers Without Borders - South Africa, Johannesburg
Contact: - Wiebke Toussaint,
wiebke@ewbsa.org; www.ewbsa.org
Development of the Project Roots Platform, a web portal designed to centralize knowledge about engineering projects and improve resource sharing for engineering students and professional engineers


$25,000
Engineers Without Borders - UCLA, Los Angeles
Contact: Kyla Wilson, 760-855-2552, kmwilson@ucla.edu
Education program to train the community in sustainability efforts in the design of schoolhouse project in Nicaragua


$5,000
WAAW Foundation (Working to Advance African Women), Wylie TX
Contact: Unoma Okorafor, 979-574-3453, unoma@waawfoundation.org
Support for residential camps in Nigeria & Kenya for 50 senior secondary school girls to promote hands-on STEM learning
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WAAW Foundation STEM Camp


$24,480
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
Contact: Karen Kashmanian Oates, 508-831-4677, koates@wpi.edu
Development of a role-playing classroom simulation that introduces students to an engineering problem based in Morocco that requires high levels of interpersonal and communications skills


$24,544

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