USDA HSI Education Grant
Bluewater: A Smart Circular Economy for Integrated Organic Hydroponic-Aquaponic Farming to Empower an Underrepresented Workforce
PI: Bahram Asiabanpour Co-PI: Nicole Wagner, Mar Huertas
Purpose: The Bluewater project will focus on training students with marketable skills necessary to become professionally competitive in the job market. To do so, students will engage in multidisciplinary research concerning organic hydroponic-aquaponic farming with limited resources.
NSF HSI IUSE
Creating Faculty-Student Communities for Culturally Relevant Institutional Change
PI: Heather Galloway CoPIs: Alice R Olmstead, Eleanor W Close, Li Feng, Cynthia J Luxford
Purpose: The awarded funds will build capacity at Texas State University by increasing the use of culturally relevant instructional approaches across STEM departments, and to generate new knowledge of effective change strategies that can inform efforts at HSIs and other higher education institutions.