Alongside their virtual teaching, Barnard faculty members have continued their groundbreaking research with the help of outside grants. Read about their latest accomplishments over the past month:
John Morrison received a Collaboratory Fellows grant from Columbia Entrepreneurship for a new course, Neural Networks: Computational and Philosophical Perspectives, in collaboration with the computer science program at Columbia’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Undesign the Redline, an exhibition project led by Miriam Neptune, Kaiama Glover, Mary Rocco, Jennifer Rosales, and Martha Tenney, received a seed grant from the Columbia Office of the Provost as part of the Addressing Racism program.
Adam Poliak has received a subaward from Johns Hopkins University on a U.S. Food and Drug Administration contract for the project Using Social Media for Tobacco Regulatory Intelligence. (This project is supported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award U01FD005942 totaling $79,700 with 100 percent funded by the FDA. The contents are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, FDA/HHS or the U.S. Government.)
Mark Santolucito received a Collaboratory Fellows grant from Columbia Entrepreneurship for a new course, Creative Embedded Systems, in collaboration with Columbia Department of Music.
Paige West and her longtime collaborator from PNG, John Aini, received a major grant for their work on strengthening Indigenous marine conservation in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, from an organization that prefers to remain anonymous.
Additionally, Barnard received a renewal of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program, led by Monica Miller.