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Grants: 2018


Enhancing Communication and Use of Information in Engineering

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Contact: Svetlana Olbina, 970-491-7026, Svetlana.olbina@colostate.edu
Determine if the use of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in construction and civil engineering education improves student learning and communication skills


$19,715
EWB Cal Poly University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Contact: Torrey Sanseverino, ewbmslswicp@gmsil.com
Contribution to an EWB project in Malawi to build a bicycle powered maize mill.
See https://www.ewb.calpoly.edu/malawi-1


$5,000
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Contact: Enrico Sassi, 701-231-9382, enrico.sassi@ndsu.edu
Create online educational resources that support students in developing communication skills that are necessary in academic and professional engineering environments


$10,420
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Contact: Richard Sapon-White, 541-737-7319, Richard.sapon-white@oregonstate.edu
Project to conduct two weeks of training and consultation for implementing an institutional repository and enhancing user services at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria


$3,996
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Contact: Theodora Chaspari, chaspari@tamu.edu
Investigation of low-cost in-the-moment bio-signal interventions to promote students' public speaking skills in a virtual learning environment (VLE)
MORE:
Coupling virtual reality and physiological markers to improve public speaking performance;
Speak Up! Studying the Interplay of Individual and Contextual Factors to Physiological-Based Models of Public Speaking Anxiety;
Virtual reality could be cure to public speaking fear


$25,000
Women in Engineering

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Contact: Mark Brown, 970-491-5782, Mark.Brown@colostate.edu
Analysis of the effectiveness and impact of the Rocky Mountain Scholars Program on female engineering students
MORE:
Rocky Mountain Scholars Program (RMSP)


$23,187
EWB-USA, Denver, CO
Contact: Cathy Leslie, 303-772-2723, cathy.leslie@ewb-usa.org
Contribution towards teams at Carroll University and University of Utah with greater gender diversity through the University Chapter Program (www.ewb-usa.org)


$10,000
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
Contact: Dr. Zhiwei Mao, zmao@fdu.edu
Girls Exploring Engineering, a new program aimed at 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls to nurture interest in math, science and engineering
MORE:
FDU STEM Academy launches Girls Exploring Engineering program;
Youtube: FDU Girls Exploring Engineering 2019


$14,650
Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland, FL
Contact: Jhojana Infante, jinfante@floridapoly.edu
Improve the THRIVE program, which focuses on female students' professional development, personal enrichment and community engagement.
See
Encouraging women's success in STEM by example


$6,200
Girls Inc. of Holyoke, Holyoke, MA
Contact: Suzanne Parker, 413-532-6247, sparker@girlsincholyoke.org
Support for "Eureka!: Strong, Smart and Bold Science for Girls" program that provides college exposure, academic skill building and personal support to underserved girls pursuing study in STEM
MORE:
Eureka! at UMass Amherst;
Eureka moment: Girls Inc. participants complete summer STEM program at UMass


$10,000
Hope College, Holland, MI
Contact: Susan Ipri Brown, 616-395-7924, explore@hope.edu
Partnership with student organizations for leadership development of undergraduate women through middle school outreach
MORE:
EXPLOREHOPE: Hands-on learning for local students


$12,000
Rowan University, Mullica Hill, NJ
Contact: Stephanie Lezotte, 856-256-4124, lezotte@rowan.edu
Analysis of the Engineering Clinic Program, a hands-on project based curriculum, for documenting the experiences and challenges of female undergraduate students and identifying factors influencing their recruitment and retention


$15,000
Savannah State University, Savannah, GA
Contact: Mir Hayder, 912-358-3282, hayderm@savannahstate.edu
Partnership with the local school district to provide effective outreach, recruitment and training to encourage more young women to pursue engineering careers through summer camps and mentoring
MORE:
Inspiring Middle School Girls into Engineering and Technology Fields


$14,993
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Contact: Brad Terry, 520-621-2993, brad.terry@uafoundation.org
Investigation into task assignment bias in the MATE ROV competition, and development of interventions that reduce gender-based disparities in program impact.
See
MATE Arizona Regional ROV Competition


$13,350
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
Contact: Sharareh Kermansachi, 817-272-6704, sharareh.kermanshachi@uta.edu
Series of workshops to attract Hispanic girls to leadership and executive positions in civil engineering
MORE:
Influential Hispanic leaders on campus


$22,500
Women's Foundation of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
Contact: Anna Beth Gorman, 501-244-9740, abgorman@womensfoundationarkansas.org
Support for Girls of Promise (GOP) which seeks to encourage interest and improve STEM skills for girls in Arkansas.
See Girls of Promise website


$10,000

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