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May 8, 2008

Spelman Receives $1.4 Million Grant To Mentor and Develop Female Scientists


Spelman College has received a $1.4 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to identify creative new ways to engage students in the biological sciences. Spelman will use the grant to help more Black women develop and maintain an interest in science through a documentary film project, a revamped mentoring program and new science classes. “Spelman is among the nation’s leading producers of Black female science and engineering graduates, and we are always looking for ways to build on that success,” said Cynthia Bauerle, Ph.D., professor and chair of biology, and HHMI program director. “With this grant the College will be able to provide the type of mentoring and support that will lead more Black women to pursue careers in the sciences.” Continue reading

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

“Spelman is among the nation’s leading producers of Black female science and engineering graduates"

thats really good

Mari-Djata said...

Hey, thanks for giving my school a shout out!

Ebony Intuition said...

No problem..

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