Research Awards, April, 2014

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A.,Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Janssen, Keith A.,Shoup, Douglas E., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Maddux, Larry D.,Adee, Eric A., Marsh, Brian H., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Marsh, Brian H.,Adee, Eric A., Maddux, Larry D., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Nelson, Nathan O.,Adee, Eric A., Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $2,500, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Pierzynski, Gary M.,Adee, Eric A., Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Nelson, Nathan O., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Shroyer, James P., Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

Rice, Charles W., and Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, $60,832, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

Rice, Charles W.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Shroyer, James P., Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $455,094, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Shroyer, James P., Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

Shroyer, James P.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Shroyer, James P., Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $54,800, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Tomlinson, Peter J.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Shroyer, James P., Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Determining the Effects of Sorghum- or Corn-based Diets Balanced on Tryptophan or Isoleucine and Valine on Growth Performance of Nursery and Finishing Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $64,865, "Determining the Effects of Sorghum- or Corn-based Diets Balanced on Tryptophan or Isoleucine and Valine on Growth Performance of Nursery and Finishing Pigs."

Hancock, Joe D.,Alavi, Sajid (Grain Science and Industry), Aldrich, Greg (Grain Science and Industry), Churchill, Frances (Grain Science and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), and Miller, Christopher L. (Grain Science and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $15,561, "Introducting New Profit Streams for Grain Sorghum: Milling Characteristics and Inclusion Considerations for Use in Pet Foods."

Hulbert, Lindsey E., and Mendoca, Luis G., PTX Food Corp., "The Effects of Feeding Prebiotic Supplementation on Calves during the Commingling Phase."

Mendoca, Luis G., and Hulbert, Lindsey E., PTX Food Corp., $60,000, "The Effects of Feeding Prebiotic Supplementation on Calves during the Commingling Phase."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Determining the Effects of Sorghum- or Corn-based Diets Balanced on Tryptophan or Isoleucine and Valine on Growth Performance of Nursery and Finishing Pigs."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Determining the Effects of Sorghum- or Corn-based Diets Balanced on Tryptophan or Isoleucine and Valine on Growth Performance of Nursery and Finishing Pigs."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Lilja, Nina, and Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A.,Phillips, Thomas W., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Miller, Frannie L., CropLife Foundation, $25,000, "Challenging Opportunities for the Kansas Pesticide Safety Education Program."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $26,600, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Reese, John C.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., and Reese, John C., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Alavi, Sajid,Aldrich, Greg, Churchill, Frances, Hancock, Joe D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K., Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), and Miller, Christopher L., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Introducting New Profit Streams for Grain Sorghum: Milling Characteristics and Inclusion Considerations for Use in Pet Foods."

Alavi, Sajid, United Sorghum Checkoff Program, $68,550, "Use of Grain Sorghum as the Primary Cereal Ingredient in Premium Pet Food Products."

Aldrich, Greg,Alavi, Sajid, Churchill, Frances, Hancock, Joe D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K., Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), and Miller, Christopher L., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $83,790, "Introducting New Profit Streams for Grain Sorghum: Milling Characteristics and Inclusion Considerations for Use in Pet Foods."

Churchill, Frances,Alavi, Sajid, Aldrich, Greg, Hancock, Joe D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K., Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), and Miller, Christopher L., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Introducting New Profit Streams for Grain Sorghum: Milling Characteristics and Inclusion Considerations for Use in Pet Foods."

Jones, Cassandra K.,Alavi, Sajid, Aldrich, Greg, Churchill, Frances, Hancock, Joe D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), and Miller, Christopher L., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Introducting New Profit Streams for Grain Sorghum: Milling Characteristics and Inclusion Considerations for Use in Pet Foods."

Miller, Christopher L.,Alavi, Sajid, Aldrich, Greg, Churchill, Frances, Hancock, Joe D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K., and Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Introducting New Profit Streams for Grain Sorghum: Milling Characteristics and Inclusion Considerations for Use in Pet Foods."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $20,000, "Big Creek, Middle Smoky River Watersheds WRAPS (Kanopolis Reservoir) Implementation - Years 4-6."

Devlin, Daniel L.,Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Shroyer, James P. (Agronomy), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTER
DeWolf, Erick D., US Department of Agriculture, $72,000, "A Predictive Model to Increase Adoption of IPM of a Mite-Virus Disease Complex in Wheat."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W., US Department of Agriculture, $41,000, "Development of Scab Resistant Wheat Cultivars for Kansas."

Jardine, Douglas J., US Department of Agriculture, $12,500, "Integrated Management of Oomycete Diseases of Soybean and other Crop Plants."

Leslie, John F., and Toomajian, Christopher, US Department of Agriculture, $48,517, "Fungal Genes that Limit or Prevent the Growth of Gibberella Zeae."

Poland, Jesse A., Kansas Wheat Commission, $50,000, "Small Plot Research for Wheat Genetics at K-State."

Todd, Timothy C., and Trick, Harold N., North Central Soybean Research Program, "Engineering Resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematodes via Induced Gene Silencing."

Toomajian, Christopher, and Leslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, "Fungal Genes that Limit or Prevent the Growth of Gibberella Zeae."

Trick, Harold N., and Todd, Timothy C., North Central Soybean Research Program, $168,671, "Engineering Resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematodes via Induced Gene Silencing."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Kanost, Michael R.,Culbertson, Christopher T. (Chemistry), and Michel, Kristin (Biology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $92,447, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

BIOLOGY
Brown, Susan J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $47,788, "KSU Bioinformatics Core."

Jumpponen, Ari M., Kansas Academy of Science, $1,500, "Allison Veach Scholarship Award."

Michel, Kristin,Culbertson, Christopher T. (Chemistry), and Kanost, Michael R. (Biochemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $225,571, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

Olson, Bradley J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $22,500, "Multicellular Evolution by Reprograming Cell Cycle Regulation."

Schrick, Kathrin, National Science Foundation, $6,000, "The Impact of Sterol Biogenesis on Cellulose Synthesis in Higher Plants."

CHEMISTRY
Culbertson, Christopher T.,Kanost, Michael R. (Biochemistry), and Michel, Kristin (Biology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $51,770, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

MATHEMATICS
Bennett, Andrew G.,Allen, David S. (Curriculum and Instruction), Brown, Jonathan H., Martinie, Sherri (Curriculum and Instruction), and Rumsey, Chepina W. (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, "Improving Mathematics Instructions through Lesson Study (MILeS)."

Bennett, Andrew G.,Allen, David B. (Curriculum and Instruction), Martinie, Sherri (Curriculum and Instruction), and Rumsey, Chepina W. (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

Brown, Jonathan H.,Allen, David S. (Curriculum and Instruction), Bennett, Andrew G., Martinie, Sherri (Curriculum and Instruction), and Rumsey, Chepina W. (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, "Improving Mathematics Instructions through Lesson Study (MILeS)."

MUSIC
Yu Oppenheim, Julie, Master Teacher, Inc., $15,950, "Summer Choral Institute."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Middendorf, Gerad D.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Shroyer, James P. (Agronomy), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $53,579, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

STATISTICS
Bello, Nora M., Merial Limited, $44,892, "Consulting Services Agreement."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Allen, David B.,Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), Martinie, Sherri, and Rumsey, Chepina W., US Department of Education, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

Allen, David S.,Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), Brown, Jonathan H. (Mathematics), Martinie, Sherri, and Rumsey, Chepina W., US Department of Education, "Improving Mathematics Instructions through Lesson Study (MILeS)."

Martinie, Sherri,Allen, David S., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), Brown, Jonathan H. (Mathematics), and Rumsey, Chepina W., US Department of Education, "Improving Mathematics Instructions through Lesson Study (MILeS)."

Martinie, Sherri,Allen, David B., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Rumsey, Chepina W., US Department of Education, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

Rumsey, Chepina W.,Allen, David S., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), Brown, Jonathan H. (Mathematics), and Martinie, Sherri, US Department of Education, "Improving Mathematics Instructions through Lesson Study (MILeS)."

Rumsey, Chepina W.,Allen, David B., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Martinie, Sherri, US Department of Education, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Martinie, Sherri,Allen, David B. (Curriculum and Instruction), Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Rumsey, Chepina W. (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, $133,287, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

Rumsey, Chepina W.,Allen, David S. (Curriculum and Instruction), Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), Brown, Jonathan H. (Mathematics), and Martinie, Sherri (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, $133,287, "Improving Mathematics Instructions through Lesson Study (MILeS)."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Jones, Taylor S.,Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi-Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Kramer, Bradley A.,Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi-Sponsor, $150,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,Jones, Taylor S., and Kramer, Bradley A., Multi-Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Wang, Donghai, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $140,000, "Fully Utilizing Non- Structural Carbohydrates in Sweet Sorghum via Diffusion Process."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Hsu, William H., iQ Gateway LLC, $10,000, "Computational Information and Knowledge Management: Data Mining, Analytics, and Information Extraction and Integration Tasks."

Vasserman, Eugene, National Science Foundation, $13,500, "CAREER: Safety and Security for Next-generation World-scale Real-time Medical Systems."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Defense, $384,007, "Replacement Technology for 3He-Gas Filled Neutron Detectors."

McGregor, Douglas S., and Shultis, J. Kenneth, US Department of Energy, $52,500, "Technical Assistance on Compact Fission Chamber Development."

Shultis, J. Kenneth, and McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, "Technical Assistance on Compact Fission Chamber Development."

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $100,000, "Ballistic Strength and Optimal Design of Single and Multi-Layer 3-D Fabrics."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Koppel, Kadri,Alavi, Sajid (Grain Science and Industry), Aldrich, Greg (Grain Science and Industry), Churchill, Frances (Grain Science and Industry), Hancock, Joe D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jones, Cassandra K. (Grain Science and Industry), and Miller, Christopher L. (Grain Science and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $20,349, "Introducting New Profit Streams for Grain Sorghum: Milling Characteristics and Inclusion Considerations for Use in Pet Foods."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Johannes, Elaine M., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $53,709, "Kansas Adolescent Health Needs Assessment and Strategic Plan Pilot Project."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Weiss, Mark L., University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc., $5,000, "Modified Stem Cells as Therapeutic Agents in Spinal Cord Injury."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Grauer, Gregory F., IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., $18,900, "The Effect of Volume Responsive Dehydration/pre-renal Azotemia on Symmetric Dimethylarginine (SDMA) and Serum Creatinine Concentrations in Dogs and Cats."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Determining the Effects of Sorghum- or Corn-based Diets Balanced on Tryptophan or Isoleucine and Valine on Growth Performance of Nursery and Finishing Pigs."

Dryden, Michael W., Merial Limited, $117,012, "Twelve and 24-hour Efficacy of FRONTLINE® TRITAK® against KS1 (Kansas State 1) Ctenocephalides Felis Fleas on Days 1, 7, 14, 21 and 28."

Kim, Yunjeong, Winn Feline Foundation, $15,000, "Pharmacolinetic and Toxicity Testing of Novel Feline Coronavirus Protease Inhibitors in Laboratory Cats."

Zhang, Weiping, US Department of Health and Human Services, $412,500, "A Subunit Vaccine for Enterotoxigenic E. coli Associated Traveler's Diarrhea."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Hadley, Gregg L., US Department of Agriculture, $288,597, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

AGRONOMY
Shoup, Douglas E.,Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Keatley, Sarah L., and Stone, Barbara J., National 4-H Council, "Challenging Kansas Youth to be the Solution to Feed the World Food Security."

Stone, Barbara J., and Keatley, Sarah L., National 4-H Council, $15,000, "Challenging Kansas Youth to be the Solution to Feed the World Food Security."

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Shoup, Douglas E.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shroyer, James P. (Agronomy), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $21,277, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Waggoner, Justin,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Shroyer, James P. (Agronomy), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), and Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $21,277, "Resillence and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

DEAN OF GRADUATE SCHOOL
Polson, Cheryl J., US Department of Defense, $231,058, "Brigade Spouse Courses at Fort Leavenworth."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

NEW STUDENT SERVICES
Lehning, Emily M., Kansas State University Foundation, $15,000, "Phillips 66 Shield Scholars Fund."