$6.4 million grant to study how youth homelessness impacts opioid use
Research to test whether giving young adults a place to live can prevent addiction.
$2.5 million grant funds study of how infectious diseases become epidemics
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 MANHATTAN — Two Kansas State University researchers are exploring how diseases spread across long distances in an effort to learn how to better control the next human, animal or plant epidemic Caterina Scoglio , professor of electrical and computer engineering and Faryad Darabi Sahneh , research assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, are part of a larger group including colleagues from…
$4.6 million grant to improve how automated cars, drones interact with humans
VeHICaL project aims to understand how humans and machines can collaborate safely and effectively
$10 million grant to study disease in native populations
By Doug Nadvornick, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received a $10 million grant to work with American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities to reduce health risks related to high blood pressure. Dedra Buchwald, a professor in the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, will use the National Institutes of Health grant…
Chippewa Valley Tech lands $20 million grant
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is awarding nearly a half-billion dollars to community colleges that are partnering with employers on job training.
UNM’s Project ECHO receives $10 million grant
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center’s...
UNO Joins UNMC, Others in $20 Million Grant
Nine programs across four states have partnered to enhance clinical/translational research in the region
OU Medicine Researcher Earns $2.5 Million Grant to Investigate Ways to Discover Diabetes Earlier
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NSF Awards $10 Million Grant to ICSI and Collaborators to Study Human Element of Cybercrime
ICSI, the University of California, San Diego, and George Mason University have received a $10 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the roles played by economics and social interactions in Internet security “Online crime is relentlessly populating a subterranean layer of digital space, during a time when the Internet is playing an increasingly integral and significant part in today’s world economy, as…
$10.5 Million Grant From DOE to Fund Clean-up of Former Nuclear Reactor Site
Southwest Experimental Fast Oxide Reactor was deactivated in 1974, this funding aids its demolition and the site’s return site to grassy field.
Kansas State University team part of $10 million grant to study the Ogallala Aquifer
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Kansas State University is part of a consortium receiving a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant for innovative research and extension activities to address water challenges in the Ogallala Aquifer region, which is the main source of agricultural and public water for western Kansas. | Download this photo MANHATTAN — For more than 80 years, the Ogallala Aquifer, the largest freshwater aquifer in…
Cortical Visual Impairment: What Is It?
Cortical Visual Impairment: What It Is, Indicators, and Treatments
How to Guide a Person with a Visual Impairment
Please bear in mind that many people affected by severe vision loss may not use a guide dog or cane but may require some assistance. Also many people who do use a guide dog or cane may have residual sight, may be quite independent or may be very familiar with their surroundings, and may not... Read more »
What is Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)?
Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is a term used to describe visual impairment that occurs due to brain injury. CVI differs from other types of visual impairment which are due to physical problems with the eyes. CVI is caused by damage to the visual centers of the brain, which interferes with communication between the brain and …
How Visual Impairments Affect a Child’s Schooling
Visual impairments have a real effect on learning in the classroom. These children typically qualify for special education services but may still struggle to learn adequately. So much of a child’s learning is typically done through the sense of sight.
How to Accommodate and Support a Child with a Visual Impairment
There are special considerations at every phase of life that parents of children with a visual impairment will want to be aware of.
Mental Health and Visual Impairment: Peer Perspectives
Mental Health and Visual Impairment: Peer Perspectives Mental Health Awareness Month Editor's Note: According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately one in five adults in the U.S., 43.8 million or 18.5 percent, experience mental illness every year. Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness Month, specifically highlighting and educating the public about mental illnesses. The campaign also seeks to diminish negative…
Quiz: How Comfortable Are You With Your Visual Impairment
How do your feelings about your visual impairment translate to the college setting? Take this short, introductory quiz to find out how comfortable you are with visual impairment and what skills you may need to work on to succeed in
How to Use Twitter for Parents of Kids with Visual Impairments
Twitter may seem confusing, but it's actually very useful for learning more about blindness and visual impairment. Here is why parents of blind kids should be on Twitter!
Cerebral Visual Impairment: Another Way of Seeing
This workshop discusses different ways in which Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) manifests in children and what to look for when a child is diagnosed with CVI.