Funded project spotlights
About 1U4U projects
Each project must include three faculty members from at least two different colleges and must include both academic affairs and health sciences. Each project must consist of new work and a new team--and not be based on a previously shared external award.
The initiative seeks projects aimed at campus, education, engagement, research and scholarship.
The goal is to stimulate collaborations, supported by joint incentive seed funding from the senior vice presidents (health sciences and academic affairs) and associated deans and administrative units, aimed at these objectives:
Cultivate One U partnerships across campus and within our communities
Enable innovative, collaborative education and training
Address social and scientific/engineering problems too deep and complex to be solved by any single discipline
Stimulate early, high-risk approaches that would not attract support from traditional government or foundation funding sources
Engage young researchers and scholars in multidisciplinary partnerships
Facilitate discussion and collaboration among scholars interested in the same challenges who might not meet otherwise