Madison Scholar: English, kinesiology faculty among 4-VA grant recipients

Faculty from eight departments, including English and kinesiology for the first time, received more than $70,000 in grants for collaborative research projects from 4-VA at JMU on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

An additional five faculty members received $16,000 in grants to redesign courses.

The largest grant, $15,000, was awarded to Stephanie P. Kurti, an assistant professor of kinesiology, who is collaborating with faculty at the University of Virginia to study whether acute and/or chronic exercise protects older adults from high fat meal induced lipemia, glycemic and inflammation…