Caglar, Ganyard, Noppe earn Research Scholar Awards

UW-Green Bay has three Research Scholar Award winners, the Provost’s Office has announced. Receiving three-credit course releases next school year will be Profs. Atife Caglar of Natural and Applied Sciences (mathematics), Clif Ganyard of Humanistic Studies (history), and Illene Noppe of Human Development (psychology). The Provost’s Office agreed with the recommendations of the University Research Council in approving Caglar’s and Noppe’s fall 2008 submissions and Ganyard’s spring submission.

Each Research Scholar will be able to use the time afforded by the release to work on a tangible product during the semester. Caglar’s work involves mathematical modeling and optimization of “Diesel Particulate Trap Ignition.” Ganyard‘s proposal was titled “Secret State Police in Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.” Noppe’s project involves the organization and development of a special issue of the journal Death Studies focused on death education.