SU Environmental Toxicology Department receives FAMRI Grant
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SU Environmental Toxicology Department receives FAMRI Grant

September (2017)— The Southern University Baton Rouge Environmental Toxicology department recently received renewal of a Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI) grant for 2017-2018. The $108,000 grant is supporting research of the cytosolic receptor PAN5/PYNOD/ NALP10 and how it regulates secondhand smoke induced inflammation. Specifically, the team’s focus is the importance of cellular membrane micro domains, autophagy, immunoproteasomes and epigenetic … Continue reading

DLF and HBCU Library Alliance Name 2017 DLF HBCU Fellows
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DLF and HBCU Library Alliance Name 2017 DLF HBCU Fellows

Washington, DC, September 20, 2017—Twenty-four individuals, primarily from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) or with HBCU backgrounds, will attend the 2017 Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum and DLF Liberal Arts/HBCUs Preconference in October, thanks to a grant of fellowship funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. … Continue reading

Morehouse School of Medicine Has Joined the  NIH All of Us Research Consortium
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Morehouse School of Medicine Has Joined the NIH All of Us Research Consortium

September (2017)— Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) has been selected to join the NIH All of Us Research Program as part of the SouthEast Enrollment Center (SEEC) network, awarding $4.45 million to the consortium during the first year. The All of Us Research Program is a growing precision medicine initiative with over 25 institutional collaborators across the … Continue reading

NSF grant to ‘flip’ classroom, online teaching approaches at Tuskegee
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NSF grant to ‘flip’ classroom, online teaching approaches at Tuskegee

September (2017)— A National Science Foundation grant valued at nearly $300,000 promises to help advance Tuskegee University’s strategic priorities to enhance student success in STEM programs, increase student retention, improve long-term graduation rates and expand the university’s online education offerings. This project, entitled “Strategies for Effective Engagement (SEE),” is under the direction of Dr. Chadia Affane … Continue reading

DSU Awarded $1.8M HBCU-UP Grant from NSF
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DSU Awarded $1.8M HBCU-UP Grant from NSF

September 2017— The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded DSU a five-year, $1.8 million HBCU-UP grant in support of the University’s Transforming Education through Active Learning (TEAL) initiative. Seen as a viable way to expand experiential learning to transform STEM education at DSU and increase the retention of students enrolled in science and engineering programs, the … Continue reading