Amherst Biology Professor Goutte Receives National Science Foundation Grant

January 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-- The National Science Foundation has awarded Amherst College with a grant of $140,001 to support of the work of Caroline E. Goutte, an assistant professor of biology. Her project is called “ RUI: The Role of APH-1 and APH-2 in Notch-Mediated Cell Interactions in C. Elegans.”

Amherst Physicist David Hall Receives Cottrell College Science Award

January 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Research Corporation has presented Amherst College with a Cottrell College Science Award worth $39,786 in support of assistant physics professor David S. Hall’s “Tunable interaction in a 87Rb Bose-Einstein condensate” project.

Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants $100,000 to Amherst College

January 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Gladys Brooks Foundation has made a grant to Amherst College of $100,000 to support the college library’s Gladys Brooks Foundation Fund for acquisitions.

Additional Funding

In addition to the general fund to support research projects, three funds are more specifically described: David L. Kirp Fellowship Fund: The purpose of this fund is to support student research related to gay and lesbian studies. Student recipients of research funds will be known as Kirp Fellows.

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