The Mervyn H. Sterne Library has awarded 10 competitive grants for collection development totaling $13,228. The successful applications will secure one-time purchases of materials for the collection in these areas:
• Collection of books addressing the context and facilitating pedagogy of entrepreneurial studies and business plan writing, by business instructor Morris Michael Gee.
• Collection development in support of financial education and financial literacy research, by Stephanie Rauterkus, Ph.D., assistant professor of business.
• Research and studies in young adult literature (YAL): texts, bibliographies, history and criticism, by Tonya Perry, Ph.D., assistant professor of education.
• Sustainable green construction, by Robert Peters, Ph.D., professor of engineering; Jason Kirby, Ph.D., assistant professor of engineering; Stephen Watts, Ph.D., professor of biology; and Nasim Uddin, Ph.D., associate professor of engineering.
• Opera and song text translation volumes, by Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, Ph.D., assistant professor of music.
• Research and readings in music technology, by Scott L. Phillips, Ph.D., assistant professor of music.
• The Road to Santiago and pilgrimage, by John Moore, Ph.D., assistant professor of foreign languages.
• The provincial assemblies of Louis XVI: Monarchical government, political representation and revolutionary crisis in 18th century France, by Stephen Miller, Ph.D., associate professor of history.
• Studies in the Aegean, Anatolia and the Near East: ca. 3000-332 BCE, by Gregory Mumford, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology.
• Studies in ancient Egypt: ca. 3000-332 BCE, by Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology.
Grants are awarded to full-time regular faculty with primary appointments in the schools of Arts & Humanities, Business, Education, Engineering, Natural Sciences & Mathematics and Social & Behavioral Sciences.