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Leslie Gordon Simons Receives NSF Grant and Teaching Awards

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Leslie Gordon Simons has received a National Science Foundation grant, titled "Economic and Social Consequences of the Covid-19 Pandemic for Low Income, Late Middle-Aged African Americans."  She's the PI on this important and timely $200K, one-year project, which will provide graduate-student support this coming AY.  In addition, Leslie was recognized twice this academic year for teaching excellence.  She was chosen for a First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award in the early fall and then a Franklin College General Sandy Beaver Teaching Professorship at the end of the fall term.  She begins the two-year teaching professorship this August.  Congratulations, Leslie, for your impressive research and teaching accomplishments!