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Implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009

Research at the University of San Diego has been given a big boost this year, thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).  Signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009, the so-called Recovery Act committed $787 billion in federal funds to help stimulate the national economy.  Over $20 billion was provided for "the support and advancement of scientific research.

As of October 2009, Researchers at the University of San Diego have received five (5) Recovery Act grants totaling $695,407 from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation to support new and existing projects.  The goal is to accelerate the pace and achievement of research that will profoundly impact the lives and health of Americans and people around the world.

USD's ARRA Awards

PI: Sarah Gray, Marine Science and Environmental Studies
Funder: Virgin Islands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc./NOAA
Title: ARRA: The U.S. Virgin Islands Watershed Stabilization Project
Award Amount: $56,761
Project Dates: 1/1/10-6/30/11
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PI: Drew Talley, Marine Science and Environmental Studies
Funder: NSF/OEDG
Title: ARRA: Collaborative Research: Ocean Leaders
Award Amount: $206,870
Project Dates: 9/15/09-8/31/14
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PI: Kathleen Kramer, Engineering
Funder: NSF
Title: ARRA: Connecting Veterans to Customized Engineering Education at the University of San Diego
Award Amount: $184,984
Project Dates: 9/15/09-8/31/10
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PI: Sally Brosz Hardin, Nursing
Funder: HRSA
Title: ARRA: Nurse Faculty Loan Program
Award Amount: $241,159
Project Dates: 8/1/09-6/30/10
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PI: Sally Brosz Hardin, Nursing
Funder: HRSA
Title: ARRA: Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students
Award Amount: $5,633
Project Dates: 9/1/09-6/30/10