Carmela Amato-Wierda, assistant professor of materials science, and Liming Ge, associate professor of mathematics, won National Science Foundation Career awards. Amato-Wierda will receive $320,000 to advance her research and for further development of a new team taught interdisciplinary course on materials synthesis. Ge will use his award of $200,000 to further his research in functional analysis and to set up an enrichment program for gifted middle school students.
Lynne Tuohy '77,was part of a Hartford (Conn.) Courant news team that won a 1999 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. Tuohy has also won Polk and American Bar Association Silver Gavel awards.
Ellen Fitzpatrick, associate professor of history, has been awarded a $100,000 Ford Foundation grant to support her research examining religion's impact on American historical writing from 1880 to the present. Her findings will be included in an upcoming book.Return to UNH Magazine Campus Currents