July, 2017— Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $750,000 grant from Intel Corporation to support the University’s continued efforts to educate students in the engineering disciplines and prepare graduates to make immediate contributions to science-, technology-, engineering- and math- (STEM-) related fields. The Intel HBCU Grant Program, a component of the company’s Diversity in Technology … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: July 2017
Professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall Creates Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Levi Watkins Jr.
(July, 2017) – Spelman College alumna and professor, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D., has established the Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Scholars Program as well as a companion lecture series at Spelman that will explore contemporary issues of race, gender and sexuality, beginning in 2018. The scholars program and lecture series were launched with a pledge of $100,000 in … Continue reading
W.Va. State University Awarded $894,000 in Federal Research Grants Addressing Food Security
July (2017)—West Virginia State University (WVSU) will receive grant funds totaling more than $894,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for research projects addressing food security. The grants fund two proposed research projects that use genetic techniques to improve the health benefits of certain fruits and … Continue reading