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Lewis University Wins $1M NSF Grant for Biology Transfer Student Program

Congratulations to Lewis University for winning a $961,000 National Science Foundation grant that will provide 28 scholarships over 5 years to support low-income students with demonstrated financial need and academic promise to succeed in STEM disciplines through the Biology Transitions program. The program will incorporate intensive mentoring, academic support, and undergraduate research opportunities to ensure that at least 80% of …

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Webster Awarded $2.7 million DoEd National Professional Development Program Grant

Congratulations to the Webster University School of Education Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program for winning a $2.7 million National Professional Development Program (NPD) grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition. This is the largest grant that Webster University has ever received. This five-year grant will allow 120 St. Louis area public school …

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Rivier Wins $2.4 Million HRSA NEPQR Grant

Congratulations to Rivier University for winning a Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Registered Nurses in Primary Care (RNPC) Training Program grant from the Health and Human Services Administration (HHS). This federal grant is designed to expand primary care training for registered nurses. Shifts in treatment settings, escalations in substance use disorder and mental illness diagnoses, and the …

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Franklin Pierce Receives $233,000 from Davis Educational Foundation

Congratulations to Franklin Pierce University for winning a $233,800 grant from the Davis Educational Foundation to support the University’s Initiative for Digital Education for Accelerated Learning (IDEAL) program. The Foundation’s financial support will enable Franklin Pierce to augment the considerable momentum generated by the current strategic plan and transform undergraduate pedagogical practices through the enhancement of digital skills and literacy. …

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Austin College awarded $50,000 NEA Our Town Grant

Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will support Austin College’s “Focalpoint,” a series of public photography workshops and participatory public art programs that celebrate the varied cultural traditions of residents in their town. Read the article here: http://www.austincollege.edu/project-designated-for-national-endowment-for-the-arts/

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SUNY Geneseo Produces High Number of Physics Majors

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Funding Increases in CDMRP FY18

The Omnibus Appropriations Bill for FY18 details several funding changes for the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program. Download an analysis here.

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Dominican University wins $1.5 million HRSA BHWET grant

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Bucknell wins NSF Grant for Research Computing

Congratulations to Bucknell University for winning a Campus Cyberinfrastructure grant through the National Science Foundation. With the grant funds, students and faculty conducting data-intensive research projects will have access to a high-speed internet pipeline exclusively for research, eliminating competition for bandwidth with other non-academic data transfer on campus such as internet browsing and video streaming. This will be particularly advantageous for …

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Harford Community College Wins ATE Grant

Congratulations to Harford Community College for winning an ATE grant through the National Science Foundation. With the grant funds, the College will create an additive manufacturing career pathway for community college and high school students to fill the workforce needs of the growing additive manufacturing field in Northeastern Maryland. Additive manufacturing is the process of making objects from 3D model …

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