John McChesney, Department of Recreation and Park Administration, received a total of $22,200 from the City of Richmond to establish two graduate assistant positions in tourism and special needs.
Richard Givan, Department of Criminal Justice and Police Studies, received $40,000 from the Kentucky Department of Transportation for a State Traffic School Computerized Classroom Pilot Project.
Vickie Sanchez, Department of Health Promotion and Administration, received $7,500 from the Madison County Health Department to establish a graduate assistant position in the Master of Public Health program.
Jerry Cook and Garrett Yoder, Department of Physics and Astronomy, received $149,017 from the National Science Foundation to enhance introductory physics sequences by combining the laboratory and lecture sections into one seamless, technology-rich, innovative classroom.
Walter Borowski, Department of Earth Sciences, received $5,000 from the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute for research on determining nutrient sources in Wilgreen Lake.
Gary Cordner and Kay Scarborough, College of Justice and Safety, received $13,052 from the Homeland Security Defense Education Consortium for research on mapping the terrain of police, military, and national intelligence.
Dirk Schlingmann, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, received $5,000 from the Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation to provide assistance with a Mathematics Coaching Program.
Ann Shordike, Department of Occupational Therapy, received $3,355 from the Kentucky Oral History Commission to collect and archive oral histories of persons with disabilities in Kentucky.
Cheryl Stone, College of Business and Technology, received $40,000 from the City of Berea for a project to stimulate business and community development and economic prosperity in the community and region.
David Williams, Facilities Services, received $20,300 from the Kentucky Division of Waste Management to replace the wood chip mulch on Model Laboratory School playground with playground mulch made from waste tire crumb rubber.