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Delaware State University News
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Delaware State University News

October (2018)— The Department of Defense through the U.S. Army recently awarded Delaware State University optics researcher a three-year/$600,000 grant for the study of an alloy that could improve the performance of night vision systems and other scientific instruments. According to Dr. Mukti Rana, the principal investigator of the grant project, the research will focus on … Continue reading

Morgan State University Leads $2.3-Million Project to Train Minorities for ‘Smart Cities’ Research
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Morgan State University Leads $2.3-Million Project to Train Minorities for ‘Smart Cities’ Research

October (2018)– Three-Year, NSF-funded Effort Involves 15 Historically Black or Hispanic-Serving Institutions The National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded the initial phase of a three-year, $2.3-million project led by Morgan State University (MSU), in which undergraduates and teachers will be trained in technologies to revolutionize U.S. cities. The project, titled “REU-RET Mega-Site: Research Experiences for … Continue reading

HBCU Library Alliance Awarded $365,000 Grant
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HBCU Library Alliance Awarded $365,000 Grant

ATLANTA — On August 8, 2018, the HBCU Library Alliance was awarded a $365,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant will fund the alliance’s project, Building Capacity for Humanities Special Collections at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. A partnership with the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, this project … Continue reading

Hampton University to Receive $500,000 in Federal Funds for Preservation Project
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Hampton University to Receive $500,000 in Federal Funds for Preservation Project

September (2018) — Hampton University will receive $500,000 in grant funding from the National Park Service (NPS) for the Wigwam Preservation Project, with the goal of restoring the historic structure. “Hampton University has a number of national historic properties on campus and Wigwam is one of them that has so much rich history surrounding it. … Continue reading

HBCU Library Alliance to Hold Membership Meeting in Atlanta
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HBCU Library Alliance to Hold Membership Meeting in Atlanta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sandra Phoenix sphoenix@hbculibraries.org 404.978.2118 HBCU Library Alliance to Hold Membership Meeting in Atlanta Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library to host meeting On Oct. 7 through Oct. 9, the HBCU Library Alliance will hold its eighth membership meeting at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library. The theme is … Continue reading

Entering a new era at Prairie View A&M University on Food Security Research
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Entering a new era at Prairie View A&M University on Food Security Research

August (2018) — Prairie View A&M University entered a new era in agriculture when Endowed Professor Deland J. Myers Sr. received funding in the amount of 5.3 million dollars from the Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Research Initiative (CRI) to establish the Integrated Food Security Research Center (IFSRC).  The new center is the university’s response … Continue reading

Tuskegee among inaugural recipients of grant from National Trust
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Tuskegee among inaugural recipients of grant from National Trust

August (2018)— The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced a $150,000 grant to benefit work in Tuskegee University’s Department of Architecture. Tuskegee was selected as one of the 16 funded African-American historic sites due to its activism and achievement. The grant will help support and preserve Booker T. Washington’s mission of “learning to do by … Continue reading