Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

About Michael Graca

Michael Graca is the college's Assistant Vice President for Communications.

Professors win Whiting fellowships

Three Wheaton professors have received fellowships from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation to fund travel and research that will facilitate the creation of new courses, transform existing classes and extend the faculty members’ scholarship.

The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation awards fellowships that enable professors to study abroad or away from their home institutions. The aim is to stimulate and broaden the minds of teachers to improve and enhance the quality of their instruction. The foundation awarded 34 grants out of 109 applications. [Read more...]

Developing scholarly tools

Lexomics researchResearch team wins grant from the NEH

A Wheaton-based research team plans to make computer text analysis more accessible to humanities scholars and students with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Lexomics researchThe college’s Lexomics Research Group recently received a $60,000 Digital Humanities Start Up Grant to make the interface for its Lexos software package easier to learn. They also will embed video and text guides that explain how, when and why to use the program’s various analytical tools. [Read more...]

Life beyond Earth

Professors win NASA research grant

Europa ocean
Two Wheaton College professors and their students are joining a $50 million, five-year effort to study the origins, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe. [Read more...]

Supporting international students

UWC DavisThe college has received a $150,000 award from the Davis United World College (UWC) Scholars Program to provide scholarship support for talented students from around the globe.

The grant will provide scholarships to students who are admitted to Wheaton from one of the 12 United World College schools, which are located in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and Central America.

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