The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works program recently awarded Pamela Madsen, professor of music, $20,000 for her multimedia composition “There Will Come Soft Rains.” The new five-movement oratorio will feature images and sounds from the Mojave Desert, in addition to percussion, strings, orchestra, voices, video and electronics. She and selected video artists will be in residence at the California State University Desert Studies Center in Zzyzx, located within the Mojave National Preserve. Madsen also will be a guest composer at Crystal Cove Conservancy, the nonprofit public benefit partner to Crystal Cove State Park, where she will work with selected ensembles and Cal State Fullerton students to document sounds and images for the piece. “There Will Come Soft Rains” will premiere in spring 2018, with outreach activities, lectures and demonstrations through spring 2019. Selected ensembles scheduled to perform the composition include the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet and the CSUF Symphony Orchestra and University Singers with guest artists.
The State of California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development has awarded Barbara Doyer, lecturer in Nursing, $124,513 for her program “Standardized Patients in the BSN Health Assessment Courses.
The Far West Athletic Trainers Association (FWATA) recently awarded Tricia Kasamatsu and Melissa Montgomery, assistant professors of kinesiology, grants of $2,165 and $3,000, respectively.
Nikolas Nikolaidis, associate professor of biological science, was awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for $417,300 over four years for his project “Interaction between HspA1A, a seventy-kDa heat shock protein, and lipids in stressed cells.
Cal State Fullerton students excelled at the 31st annual California State University Student Research Competition at CSU San Luis Obispo.
Undergraduate and graduate students from across disciplines presented posters or exhibited their creative activities during Student Creative Activities and Research Day last month. The event recognized the high-impact projects developed by CSUF Titans.
Research News Archive
- NSF Awards $2.8M Grant to Professors Ellis, Yopp-Edwards and Bonsangue
- Catherine Brennan Awarded NIH SCORE Grant
- NSF Awards Zair Ibragimov Grant for Students to Study Abroad
- Mathematics Professional Society Awards Grant to David Pagni
- Geoffrey Lovelace Receives “Early CAREER” Award
- Matthew Kirby Awarded NSF Grant to Study California’s Precipitation History