Janet Walker, Regional Research Institute/Social Work faculty, received three grants totaling nearly $1.1 million for her research. A one-year, $434,904 grant from University of Maryland at Baltimore/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for is her research titled Children’s Mental Health Initiative TA Center. Another one-year, $443,090 grant from the Oregon Health Authority/U.S. Department of Education is for her research titled Early Assessment and Support Alliance. The third, a two-year, $214,729 grant from Qatar University/Qatar National Research Foundation, is research titled Exploring Factors Linked to Qatari Students' Post-secondary Academic Persistence and Success. Walker is working on that project with Said Amali, International Studies faculty.