Congratulations to doctoral students Quan Liu and Jackie Stone who were each awarded a one-year, $24,780 Poncin Scholarship to study the Nipah virus.  Liu and Stone work with Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno, assistant professor in the Allen School.

Paul Ervin, a graduate student in the School of Economic Sciences, was awarded a $15,000 grant with the United Nations Development Programme.  Ervin, who works with Dr. Jon Yoder, will research the economics consequences of dengue fever in Paraguay.