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Katherine Melcher, National Endowment for the Arts

Katherine Melcher, an assistant professor in the College of Environment and Design, received $15,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to conduct a qualitative research analysis on community-built projects such as playgrounds, mosaic sculptures, murals, community gardens and amphitheaters. Melcher’s project was among 15 funded nationwide in a new arts research program overseen by the NEA’s Office of Research and Analysis.