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Three Morris Faculty Members Earn Grant-in-Aid Awards

Jenna Ray
Publication date: 
May 19, 2017

Three Morris faculty members earned awards in the spring grant round of the University of Minnesota Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry and Scholarship Program. Administered through the Office of the Vice President for Research, Grant-in-Aid Program funds are awarded in the belief that the quality of faculty research and artistic endeavors is a major determinant of the overall vitality of the institution. The grants are intended to act as seed money for developing projects.

Morris Campus Recipients and Projects:

  • Julie Eckerle, professor of English, Division of the Humanities, $20,059
    "Ireland: According to Early Modern Women"
  • Steven Morgan, assistant professor of physics, Division of Science and Mathematics, $35,159
    "Nuclear magnetic resonance of solid 129Xe in low magnetic fields"
  • Benjamin Narvaez, assistant professor of history, Division of Social Sciences, $22,599"
    Race, Immigration, and Nation: A History of the Chinese in Costa Rica, 1855-1943"

Additional information on the Grant-in-Aid of Research, Artistry & Scholarship Program can be found at