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Psychology Professor Brooke Lea’s students, Wilson Merrel 16’, Ieshia Hicky-Williams ‘14, and Lydia Craigrun 16’, running an NSF-funded exhibit on eye tracking at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Geography Professor Holly Barcus works with Kazakh migrants in the thriving and sprawling capital city of UlaanBaatar, Mongolia.
Geography Professor Holly Barcus works in Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve, Mongolia, where traditional herding practices face challenging environmental and social pressures for change.
Geography Professor Holly Barcus’ research in rural Mongolia observing impacts on livestock herding in the outskirts of UlaanBaatar, near Nalaikh, Mongolia.
Geology Professor Kelly MacGregor’s research students, Danny Morel ’13, Heidi Anderson ’14, Nora Rose Hencir ’12, and Lucy Andrews ’14, sitting near Grinnell Glacier and looking down over Lake Josephine and Sherburne Reservoir.
Geology Professor Kelly MacGregor’s research students, Jacque Kutvirt ’11 and Sarah Matteson, collecting a sediment core from Swiftcurrent Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana.
Chemistry Professor Paul Fischer’s research student, Trent Bohrmann ‘16, conducting a filtration of an air sensitive metal complex using a Schlenk line.
Chemistry Professor Paul Fischer’s research student, Hanyue (Cathy) Xu ‘16, transferring an air sensitive solid in an argon-filled glove box.
Research students Zoe Kulik ’16, Anik Regan ’17 and Hoai-Nam Bui ’17 canoeing on the Missouri River in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument on their way to fossil localities, a project led by Geology Professor Ray Rogers and Biology Professor Kristi Curry Rogers.
Collecting fossils from the 75 million year old Judith River Formation in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. Geology Professor Ray Rogers and Biology Professor Kristi Curry Rogers worked with research students Zoe Kulik ’16, Anik Regan ’17, and Patrick Sullivan ’16.
Zoe Kulik ’16, Anik Regan ’17, Hoai-Nam Bui ’17, and Patrick Sullivan ’16, research students working with Geology Professor Ray Rogers and Biology Professor Kristi Curry Rogers, rest after lunch in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.
Looking for tiny arachnids in the Australian rainforest, Biology Professor Sarah Boyer’s research student, Joanne Johnson ’16, with help from Boyer’s collaborator, Professor Prashant Sharma (University of Wisconsin – Madison).
Biology Professor Sarah Boyer’s research student, Jill Oberski ’16, checks out the entomology collection at the Queensland Museum in Brisbane, Australia.
Looking for arachnids on the beach of Hinchinbrook Island, Queensland, Australia, Biology Professor Sarah Boyer, her research student Joanne Johnson ’16, and collaborator Professor Prashant Sharma (University of Wisconsin – Madison).
Chemistry Professor Thomas Varberg’s research student, Francis Gwandu (’15), Operating an NSF-funded ring dye laser system.
At the 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego, California in March, 2012. Chemistry Professor Thomas Varberg along with Matthew Weyer ’12, Natalee Raymond ’12, Audrey Mills ’12 and Kevin Sullivan ’12.

Foundation, Government and Corporate Relations (FGCR) pursues grant opportunities in support of the college’s institutional needs and priorities. We also help faculty and staff prepare external funding proposals for research, curricular projects, and programmatic initiatives. Through intentional collaboration with relevant offices on campus, we strive to provide a seamless experience through all stages of grant-seeking and grant administration.

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