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    Four New Projects Underway Thanks to Pacific Fund Grants

    Aug 16, 2011


    DeltaFusion puppet

    The first DeltaFusion puppet makes an initial appearance at the Stockton Steelhead Festival in May 2011

    Twice a year students and faculty in the College of the Pacific have the opportunity to apply for Pacific Fund grants to support a myriad of projects. Pacific Fund grants enhance learning by supporting field trips, travel related to student and faculty research, on-campus performances and guest speakers, equipment and lab supplies, and much more.

    And the Winners Are…

    Four projects were selected for Pacific Fund grant support in the Spring 2011 cycle. The student and faculty grant recipients and their projects are listed below. You can learn more about the projects at the Pacific Fund Winners web page.

    Cathie McClellan and Brett DeBoer, Theater Arts and Visual Arts Professors:
    DeltaFusion celebration of Stockton’s diverse community

    Lara Killick, Sports Sciences Professor:
    Three undergraduates present Tiger P.R.I.D.E. research poster on Capitol Hill

    Mark Brunell, Biology Professor:
    New critical point drier for Biology department

    Jianhua Ren, Chemistry Professor:
    Research in creation of peptide-mimicking peptoids

    Applying for a Pacific Fund Grant

    The next deadline for applying for a Pacific Fund grant in the College is Friday, September 9, 2011. (Grant applications are due the second Friday in September and March.)

    Qualifying projects will:

    • Advance the specific aims of the University's commitment to distinctiveness: investments to expand/improve existing programs; create new academic hallmarks; advance faculty teaching, scholarship and research; develop leadership, experiential learning, and international opportunities for students; promote/support student achievement.

    • Involve at least one College of the Pacific faculty or student member; projects involving more than one faculty member or student, or involving a faculty member and a student from the College are especially encouraged.

    • Have measurable results within one academic year.

    Learn more about Pacific Fund Grants in the College and details for applying for a grant.


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