Oregon Education Investment Board Designates the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership as One of Six STEM Hubs in Oregon
College of Education

Oregon Education Investment Board Designates the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership as One of Six STEM Hubs in Oregon

Original OIT news release here. Oregon Education Investment Board (OEIB) and the Oregon Department of Education have awarded grants totaling $2.8 million dollars to six regional STEM Hubs representing 21 counties in Oregon The Oregon Education Investment Board announced that the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership will be one of its six regional STEM Hubs in … Continue reading

University Advancement

WOU Foundation announces winners of competitive grants

The Western Oregon University Foundation announced the recipients of its annual competitive small grants program. For the 2014 calendar year, 14 grants were awarded, totaling $12, 749. The competitive grants program is funded from unrestricted gifts to the WOU Foundation and each grant is generally $1,000 or less. Criteria used to evaluate proposals consider emphasis … Continue reading

Teaching Research Institute

WOU awarded $300,000 to continue work on campus-based sexual violence prevention and response

The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women awarded $300,000 to the Teaching Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University to expand the campus collaboration on sexual violence prevention and response. The WOU Campus Against Sexual Assault (WOU CASA) program will include an expanded prevention and education program on sexual violence for all students on campus, with … Continue reading

Teaching Research Institute

TRI awarded grant to develop interventions for people with traumatic brain injury

Western Oregon University’s (WOU) Teaching Research Institute (TRI) has received a three-year award from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for $600,000 to develop and implement a program to assist those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) to generalize problem solving strategies to everyday environments. Extending the work of TRI’s Center on Brain Injury … Continue reading

Teaching Research Institute

TRI awarded grant for autism massage research

Western Oregon University’s (WOU) Teaching Research Institute (TRI) has received a three-year award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Maternal and Child Health Bureau for $842,382 to conduct research on parent-delivered massage for young children with autism. The award extends research conducted through TRI that has focused on the impact of parental … Continue reading

Teaching Research Institute

TRI received $600,000 grant for a training project for students with traumatic brain injury

MONMOUTH – The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) within the Teaching Research Institute (TRI) at Western Oregon University (WOU) has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). The grant, funded from 2012-15, is for a field initiated project titled “Defining Success: Web-based Transition Training … Continue reading

College of Education

WOU receives nearly $2 million in grant from U.S. Dept. of Education for Project SPELL

MONMOUTH – Western Oregon University has received a grant of nearly $1,915,069 million from the U.S. Department of Education for Project SPELL (Sustainable Practices for English Language Learners), which will support teacher training and improve classroom instruction for English language learners (ELL). This project is a collaboration between WOU and two school districts (Salem-Keizer and … Continue reading