National Science Foundation Grants Help USD Fund Its Present, Future
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Inside USD -- University of San Diego faculty members seem to do it all. They’ll teach multiple classes, work with students whom they know on a first-name basis, attend events and serve on committees to strengthen USD’s mission. It’s their daily routine to help prepare today’s students for the future. And, if that’s not enough, they also spend time finding ways to fund the future.
As early as 1966, USD faculty has successfully submitted grant proposals to the federally funded National Science Foundation (NSF). Faculty often utilizes one or multiple grants to fund small projects, purchase cutting-edge equipment and supplies, provide funds for student researchers, professional development and to support their ideas with tremendous local, national and global upside. (Full Story)