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GRANTS & AWARDS

  • 2007. European Union Center of Excellence Grant funded by the European Commission.

    - “The EUCE at University of Wisconsin-Madison competitively grants funding to UW-Madison faculty and graduate students conducting research on the EU, European integration, and/or transatlantic relations”.


  • 2007. Department of Information Technology Engage Grant at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

    - “This award is granted in response to excellent projects featuring the emergence of new technologies for creating video and graphic programs for Podcasting”.


  • 2006. LACIS’ Tinker Nave Field Research Grant.

    - “The Latin America, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) program at University of Wisconsin-Madison supports a field research experience to help students acquire or gather research data, and to develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their fields”.


  • 2006. Department of Information Technology's Adaptation Award.

    - University of Wisconsin via DoIT conceded this award to faculty and instructors to promote and implement new technologies in the teaching setting. I used podcasting, a new and simple way to create audio materials and make them available to students.


  • 2006. Walden Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm Research Award.

    - School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


  • 2006. Vilas Research Fellowship.

    - "The Graduate School at University of Wisconsin-Madison grants this research fund to talented and accomplished graduate students who pursue excellent research in their respective fields".


  • 2005. Participant of the National Communication Association’s Doctoral Honors Seminar.

    - NCA: "The goal is to bring together leading faculty and 12 doctoral students to discuss current topics within selected areas of research in communication and to provide an opportunity for students to receive expert feedback on their own research. Students are selected from a national competition. The seminars are arranged in a way that highlights their character as a prestigious, select event. Thus, NCA offers the seminar at no cost to participating students and faculty". (July, University of Oklahoma).


  • 2005. Graduate Student Council Mentor Award.

    - The GSC Mentor Award recognizes graduate students who have given of themselves to their peers and thus helped them survive in the graduate school environment. It particularly focuses on students who, in addition to their academic duties, assume responsibility for the well-being of their fellow graduate students. Nominees are seen as role models of personal and professional development, volunteering their time, expertise and encouragement to other students, and fostering an environment of collaborative learning.


  • 2005. Neil Shively and the Fodder & Starching Society Scholarship.

    - The award recognizes and honors promising students and future researches in the field of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. When Mr. Shively retired as Madison bureau chief for the Sentinel, the State Assembly passed a resolution which saluted his "pursuit of information and the zeal with which he has guarded the citizens' right to know and be informed about state government”.


  • 2004. Naomi C. Turner Prize: Honorable Mention.

    - Paper award granted by the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR).


  • 2004. Harry J. Grant Scholarship.

    - This scholarship honors the memory of Mrs. Barbara Abert's father. It is conceded for academic excellence in research development within The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at University of Wisconsin Madison.
  • 2003. Chancellor's Extension Award for Excellence from UW-Extension. Madison, Wisconsin.

    - This award recognizes efforts to encourage positive social change by extending the educational and research resources of the University into the community, in this case through Wisconsin Public Television.
  • 2003. Selected Student Presentation at Science, Technology, Agriculture, Resources and Environment {STARE}. Madison, Wisconsin.

    - What’s Digital Divide?: Searching a Holistic Solution.
  • 2003. University of Wisconsin Graduate School in support of “Community Engagement through Public Television: Innovations in the Development and Measurement of Social Capital,” Prof. Shah, Principal Investigator.
  • 2003. Grant Report: “Coming Together Around ‘Two Towns of Jasper’: A Field Assessment of Outreach,” for Wisconsin Public Television and the National Center for Outreach.
  • 2002. Public Broadcasting Service Research Grant in support of “‘Connecting’ and ‘Disconnecting’ with Civic Life,” Prof. Shah, Principal Investigator.
  • 2001. University of Wisconsin Graduate School in support of “‘Connecting’ and ‘Disconnecting’ with Civic Life,” Prof. Shah, Principal Investigator.
  • 1994-1999. Five years of Scholarship at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
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