January 2012 +
Jennifer Chiu, assistant professor at the Curry School of Education, receives a $1.35 million NSF grant to create new kinds of science lab activities that connect virtual and real environments.
The Society of Experimental Psychologists names Timothy Salthouse, the Brown-Forman Professor of Psychology, a fellow. He is one of ten psychologists from around the nation chosen this year for the distinction.
Dr. Richard L. Guerrant, the Thomas Harrison Hunter Professor in International Medicine, an infectious disease expert who has waged an international campaign against deadly childhood diarrhea, is honored as one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists for 2012 by Governor Robert F. McDonnell.
Seeking to support teaching, research, and curriculum development in leadership, John (McIntire ’85) and Amy (College ’98) Griffin commit $5 million to the McIntire School of Commerce to establish the Blue Ridge Leadership Fellows Program.