SEU Portfolio of Active Government Grants and Subawards— July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH Cancer Institute: Modeling Cancer Risk and Environmental Exposures Using Residential Histories. Awarded to Virginia Commonwealth University; Subrecipient Co-PI: Montserrat Fuentes, SEU President and Mathematics. Subaward amount $324,221; grant period 2021-2025.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
DUE, NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM): Supporting Ecology and Data Science Scholars. PI: Carol Gee; Co-PIs: Jon Hodge, Paul Savala. Award amount $1,499,627; grant period 2023-2029
NSF Integrative Research in Biology: Collaborative Proposal: Integrating trait diversity across hierarchical scales to predict biological resilience in an era of extreme environmental change. Total award of $1,402,568 to two collaborators: $524,421 to University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and $878,147 awarded to University of Wyoming with subaward to SEU; Subrecipient PI: Kimberly O’Keefe, Biological Sciences. Subaward amount $341,093; grant period 2021-2026
DUE, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program: Maker Education and Community Building as Tools to Recruit, Develop, and Retain STEM Teachers. PI: Steven Fletcher; Co-PIs: Kimberly O’Keefe, Catherine Campbell, and Casey Sherman. Award amount $1,181,608; grant period 2020-2025.
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE): Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program): Institute for Interdisciplinary Science (I4): Preparing Students for the 4th Industrial Revolution. PI: Bilal Shebaro, Computer Science. Co-PIs: Meredith Edwards, Charles Hauser, Rebecca Thompson, and Paul Walter. Award amount $1,499,950; grant period 2018-2024.
RUI, Division of Integrative Organismal Systems: Examining Molecular Players Integrating Autophagy and Neuronal Development and Maintenance. PI: Lisa Goering, Biological Sciences. Award amount $634,500; grant period 2017–2024.
Department of Education
College Student Migrant Program (CAMP). PI: Sonia Briseno, CAMP Director. Award Amount $2,125,000; grant period 2020–2025.
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program. PI: Molly Minus, Associate VP Academic Affairs. Award amount $1,374,915: grant period 2022–2027.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
NIFA, From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals: From Education and Experiential Learning to Employment (E3). PD: Patricia Baynham, Biological Sciences; Co-PD Matthew Steffenson, Biological Sciences. Award amount $5,000,000; grant period 2023–2028.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Spotlight on Humanities in Higher Education: Diversifying the Narratives of Graphic Design History. PD: Jimmy Luu, Visual Studies. Award amount: $60,000; grant period 2023-2025.
Humanities Connections: Developing a Certificate in Advanced Spanish for the Health and Helping Professions: Integrating the Sciences, Social Sciences and Spanish-Language Study. PD: Georgia Seminet, Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Award amount $34,903; grant period 2023–2024.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
NASA ROSES: Three-dimensional mapping of Texas air quality using a combination of multiple-scale modeling and Pandora monitoring network. Awarded to Baylor University; Subrecipient PD: Mark Estes, Mathematics. Subaward amount $41,676; grant period 2022-2024.
NASA IPMSI: South and Central Texas MSIs led collaboration with AERONET and Pandora network. Awarded to TAMUCC. Subrecipient PI: Paul Walters, Physics; Co-PI: Mark Estes, Mathematics. Subaward amount $155,150; grant period 2023–2027.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA: Enhanced Continuous PM2.5 Monitoring in the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown Metro Area. Awarded to CAPCOG. Subrecipient PI: Paul Walters, Physics; Co-PI: Mark Estes, Mathematics. Subaward amount $34,588; grant period 2023-2026.
EPA: Speciated PM2.5 Monitoring in the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown Metro Area. Awarded to CAPCOG. Subrecipient PI: Paul Walters, Physics; Co-PI: Mark Estes, Mathematics. Subaward amount $15,112; grant period 2023-2026.
State of Texas
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ): TRACER-AQ2 Analysis in Houston. Awarded to University of Houston. Subrecipients PI: Paul Walter, Physics; Co-PI: Mark Estes, Mathematics. Subaward amount: $24,206; grant period: 2023-2024.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ): Ozonesonde Launches in 2023. Awarded to University of Houston. Subrecipient PI: Paul Walter, Physics; Co-PI: and Mark Estes, Mathematics. Subaward amount $95,317; grant period 2023-2024.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ): 2023 Mobile and Offshore Air Quality Monitoring. Awarded to University of Houston. Subrecipients PI: Paul Walter, Physics. Subaward amount $33,490; grant period 2023-2024.
Texas Commission on the Arts: Performance Support 2023; Amanda Johnston. PD: Sasha West, Writing and Rhetoric. Award amount $1,000; grant period 2023.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB): Work-Study Mentorship Program. PI: Catherine Campbell, Dean BSS. Award amounts total $200,000 for Annual funding from 2012–2023. Additional $12,466 awarded for 2023-2024.
Texas International Education Fund (TIEF) Study Abroad Program Development: The Art of Pilgrimage. A six-week faculty-led study abroad program to Northern Spain. PD- Georgia Seminet, Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Award amount $6,000; grant period 2023–2025.
Catholic Biblical Association: The Reception of 1 Maccabees in African Contexts. PD: Kelley Coblentz Bautch, Religious and Theological Studies. Award amount $4,000; grant period 2023–2024.
Wabash Center: Mission-Aligned Learning for 2027 and Beyond: Fostering Student Success through Inclusive and Experiential Learning. PD: Kelley Coblentz Bautch, Religious and Theological Studies. Award amount $5,000; grant period 2023–2024.
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE): Substance Use Disorder Education and Leadership Scholars (SUDEALS) Program. PD: Natalie Beck Aguilera. Award Amount $21,000; grant period 2023–2024.