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iCODE: Adaptive Training of Students’ Code Comprehension Processes Vasile Rus

The UofM has been selected to receive funding in the amount of $1,999,595 DR. VASILE RUS, Jack and Jane Morris Professor, is PI for the project in an anticipated timeframe of 3 years. The project combines design-based research with randomized controlled trials supporting CS majors, non-CS majors, and students from underrepresented groups (females, students of color, first generation status) to engage in code comprehension activities. More Details

English Faculty Member Selected to study and collaborate with humanities experts Christopher Black

DR. CHRISTOPHER ALLAN BLACK has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend “Transcendentalism and Social Reform: Activism and Community Engagement in the Age of Thoreau.”  
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NIH Funds Murphy’s Research Meant to Enhance Opioid Treatment James Murphy

DR. JAMES MURPHY, professor in the Department of Psychology, will serve as Principal Investigator on a subaward from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on an NIH funded R33 award with Dr. Karen Derefinko, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine, as the UTHSC Principal Investigator. 
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NSF Funds Pollard with ERI Award Shawn Pollard

DR. SHAWN POLLARD, assistant professor in the department of physic and material science, was recently awarded an engineering research initiation (ERI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Pollard’s award for $195,490, entitled “Compositionally modulated ferrimagnets for spin-orbitronic devices.”  
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