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2009-2010 Honors and Fellowships

Fellowships, Residencies & Other Professional Honors (2009-2010)


  • Froney Crawford received a "Student Observing Support" award from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory ($4800) to fund participation by Claire Gilpin '12 and Debbie Schmidt '12 in a pulsar timing project using the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia. 
  • Mary Ann Levine received a grant from the Joseph L. Peyser Endowment for the Study of New France 
  • Gretchen Meyers was awarded a $7,500 fellowship from the Etruscan Foundation to for her research project, Weaving as Worship: Women and Ritual in Etruscan Society. 
  • Pam Vail was awarded funding to bring in Imani Edu-Tainers to work with and choreograph on F&M's African Dance Troupe, a $2,100 Artist in Residency Grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts--South Central PaARTners . 
  • Athanassios Vergados received a post-doctoral fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt foundation and will be researching at the Classics department of the University of Heidelberg in Germany (Sept. 2010-Aug. 2012).  He will study Hesiod's concept of language as it is revealed from his use of etymology and related sound-patterns (e.g. assonance, paronomasia) especially in the process of naming, both in the Theogony and the Works and Days.
  • Chris Yerkes was selected as a Fellow for the 2010 National Summer Data Policy Institute which will take place this summer in Washington, DC. The Institute is an intensive introduction to National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Center for Education Statistics(NCES) datasets and research methodologies using large national data sources.