President’s Faculty Innovation Grants

President’s Faculty Innovation Grants

The President’s Faculty Innovation Grant initiative was announced summer 2017 with the intention of an investment in faculty-driven research and projects. Applications from active faculty…

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“Expansion of the Institute for Religious Liberty” Presented by Raymond Hebert, Ph.D.

Awarded a President’s Faculty Innovation Grant as a faculty-driven research/project.  Abstract: The Institute for Religious Liberty (IRL) at Thomas More University is beginning the fourth…

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“Building Capacity for Future Grant Opportunities for the Biology Field Station: Measuring the Factors Impacting Student Outcomes from Undergraduate Experiences” Presented by Chris Lorentz, Ph.D.

Awarded a President’s Faculty Innovation Grant as a faculty-driven research/project. Abstract: Field Stations provide an ideal venue for active field-based STEM engagement for students of all…

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“Lean Six Sigma at Thomas More University: Prudent Process Efficiencies and Standard Work Processes, Optimize Return on Investment (ROI)” Presented by Jack Rudnick, Ed.D.

Awarded a President’s Faculty Innovation Grant as a faculty-driven research/project. The need to cultivate quality improvement in higher education institutions is fueled by increasing demand…

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“Prestigious Scholarships and Post-Graduate Possibilities” Presented by Catherine Sherron, Ph.D.

Awarded a President’s Faculty Innovation Grant as a faculty-driven research/project. Abstract: TMU has great students, including those highly talented in academics, but they don’t always…

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“Preparation of a National Cancer Research Grant Application for Collaborative Research with Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory” Presented by Zach Taylor, Ph.D.

Awarded a President’s Faculty Innovation Grant as a faculty-driven research/project. Taylor’s innovation grant supports development of a larger research grant applications. Collaboration between Thomas More…

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“Faculty Ambassadorial Initiative (FAI): An Innovative Way to Engage Faculty in the Recruitment of High Achieving Students” Presented by JT Spence, Ph.D., and Amy Thistlethwaite, Ph.D.

Awarded a President’s Faculty Innovation Grant as a faculty-driven research/project. The FAI is being proposed as a strategy to increase the number and quality of…

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“Ethical Leadership Podcasting: Engaging Dialogue with the Thomas More Community” Presented by Anthony Schumacher, Ph.D.

Awarded a President’s Faculty Innovation Grant as a faculty-driven research/project. Schumacher’s research involves the incorporation of a practitioner interview into an online course. He interviewed…

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“A Statistical Analysis of Kentucky Bourbon and Other Alcoholic Beverages” Presented by Jyoti Saraswat, Ph.D. and “A Chemical Analysis of Kentucky Bourbon” Presented by Bill Wetzel, Ph.D.

Awarded a President’s Faculty Innovation Grant as a faculty-driven research/project. Synopsis: Kentucky produces and ages 95 percent of bourbon sold and consumed in the world,…

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Excellent Educators: A farewell to Professor Ron Mielech ’57 (March 28, 1937 - Sept. 16, 2018)

Excellent Educators: A farewell to Professor Ron Mielech ’57 (March 28, 1937 – Sept. 16, 2018)

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players;                        …

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Water Quality Research Expands at the Biology Field Station

Water Quality Research Expands at the Biology Field Station

Now, more than ever, the Biology Field Station plays a critical role in the assessment and monitoring of the Ohio River, including the protection of…

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