Grants & Awards

I provided writing assistance and/or implementation experience for the following grants. The honors and awards were received with the help of too many people to mention on this website!


Graduate FellowInteractive Video-based Teaching Cases – Teaching Resource Center’s Hybrid Challenge at the University of Virginia – Funded at $1,000 from August 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012 – Co-PIs Bull, G., & Kinzie, M.

Graduate FellowThe FabLab Classroom: Preparing Students for the Next Industrial Revolution – National Science Foundation’s Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Strategies – Funded at $1,199,967 from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2013 – Co-PIs Bull, G., Berry, III, R. Q., Lipson, H., & Knezek, G.

Graduate FellowFab@School Digital Fabrication Initiative – John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Award – Funded at $185,000 from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011 – Co-PIs Bull, G. & Berry, III, R. Q.

Graduate FellowDesigning a Digital Fabrication Laboratory for the Classroom – Motorola Innovation Generation Grant – Funded at $250,000 from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011 – Co-PIs Lipson, H., Bull, G., & Berry, III, R. Q.

Graduate FellowFabLab Construction Station: Engaging Teachers and Students in Technology, Engineering, and Math – Institute for Education Sciences (IES) Small Business Innovation Research Phase I Award – Funded at $100,000 from July 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010 – Co-PIs Goldberger, G., Bull, G., & Berry, III, R. Q.

Graduate FellowSTEM Innovation in Teacher Education: Children’s Engineering – University of Virginia’s Commission on the Future of the University – Funded at $12,000 from February 2010 to May 2011 – Co-PIs Berry, III, R. Q., Bull, G., & Smolkin, L.


2017 littleBits Lead Educator: One of 16 teachers in the nation to be recognized by littleBits, a leading manufacturer of connected electronics for children of all ages. Read More

2010 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant: Given to an individual who demonstrates excellence in teaching at the University of Virginia as measured by student feedback, observations, and course offerings.

2010-2011 HASTAC Scholar: The HASTAC Scholars fellowship program recognizes graduate and undergraduate students engaged in innovative work across the areas of technology, the arts, the humanities, and the social sciences.


  • Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Mortar Board Honor Society
  • Psi Chi Honor Society
  • Donald Alan Bauer Scholarship