Tag Archive for Grants

Mukerji Awarded REU Grant for Holliday Junctions Research

Ishita Mukerji, professor of molecular biology and biochemistry, and dean of the Natural Sciences and Mathematics division, received a grant for $6,750 from the National Sciences Foundation. The grant is part of the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates, which provides funding for faculty to work with an undergraduate student. The award is supporting research on “Structure and Function of Holliday Junctions Complexed with Proteins Probed by Flourescence and UV Raman Spectroscopic Methods.”

Atkins Memorial Trust Supports GSAC

The Green Street Arts Center received a grant for $3,000 from the Bank of America Thomas J. Atkins Memorial Trust Fund in 2011.  The one-year grant provided funding for scholarships to the afterschool arts and sciences program.

CFA Receives Support for “Chunky Move”

Wesleyan’s Center for the Arts received a grant worth $5,000 from the New England Foundation of the Arts on April 20, 2011. The grant supported the National Dance Project “Chunky Move” in 2012.

Liberty Bank Foundation Supports Etherington Scholarships

The Liberty Bank Foundation awarded Wesleyan a grant for $2,000 in support of the Etherington Scholarship Program on Oct. 29. Funding assists graduates of, or transfers from, any of the Connecticut community/technical colleges in meeting their educational costs at Wesleyan.

Long Foundation Supports Outreach Programs

Wesleyan’s Green Street Arts Center received a $2,000 grant from the George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of America, N.A. and Alan S. Parker, co-trustees, to support the center’s outreach programs in Middletown.  The grant was awarded on Nov. 30.

CFA Awarded Grant for Summer Pilot Program

Wesleyan’s Center for the Arts received a grant for $10,000 from the New England Foundation for the Arts for the “Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance -Summer 2010-Pilot Program.”