Thursday, December 31, 2015

HBCU Announcements in STEM & #DiversityInTech -- Q3 Jul, Aug, Sep 2015

Last update: Thursday 12/31/15


Below find links to the DLL Editor's choice of  the most important HBCU announcements in STEM & Diversity in Tech that appeared in TECH Dozens magazine in Q3 -- Jul, Aug, Sep 2015

July 2015
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  1. ASU research pours almost $60 million into local, regional economy - Albany State University

  1. Jewel Burks of PartPic: How Working at Google Led to Business Idea, Helping S... bit.ly/17nRYEV ... DLL Editor's note -- Jewel Burks is an alum of Howard University's School of Business
  1. Promoting achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  
    1. BGC Summer Camp is underway in Raleigh-Durham!! Thank you for the great space!!

    1. From radio technology to quantum materials | Dr. Gary Harris | TEDxHowardUniversity

    1. Black Holes and Quantum Gravity | Dr. Jame Lindesay | TEDxHowardUniversity
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    Grants, awards, contracts, donations ... 

    1. Congratulations to Prof. Dr Phyllis Freeman, who received $190K National Science Foundation Grant
    1. Fort Valley State announces nearly $400K in fed funding for toxicology research.
    1. CT Innovators award winner: Connecting Learners With a Digital Ecosystem ... DLL Editor's note -- The winner in Teaching & Learning category = Jackson State University!!!
    1. RT DSU to become hub for analytics software training: One of the largest so...
    August 2015
    1. Morehouse College Computer Science Pipeline Continues to Grow -

    1. From radio technology to quantum materials | Dr. Gary Harris | TEDxHowardUniversity

    1. Black Holes and Quantum Gravity | Dr. Jame Lindesay | TEDxHowardUniversity
    1. 83 Students from 70 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Named 2015 HBCU All-Stars:
    1. . design researchers develop integrated biorefinery system to economically treat green biomass
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    Grants, awards, contracts, donations ... 

    1. SU researchers part of $20 million NSF grant | To continue reading, visit our FB page:
    1. More great news! Receives $306,000 Gift From Microsoft Corp.
    1. $20 Million Investment In Savannah State’s Academic Infrastructure: Current ...
    2. Savannah State Receives Over $1M in New Research Grants
    1. WVSU will receive $3.1 mil from a competitive grant program to study water quality in the state over the next 5 yrs.
    1. Dillard receives $10 million N.I.H. grant to aid fight against environmental disparities, negative health outcomes.
    1. Professor Dr. Yayin Fang co-receives HUMAA Endowed Founder's Chair in Basic Sciences within its College of Medicine
    1. Diageo USVI Invests $150,000 in UVI Process Technology Program
    1. Researchers Partner With Michigan State to Crack Genetic Transmission Code via


    1. NCCU Awarded $200,000 From Delta Sigma Theta For Uterine Fibroid Research  
    1. Dr. Smith leads in $18.5M Research partnership to build new thermal cooling technology
    September 2015
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    1. BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY RECEIVES UNITED STATES DISTANCE LEARNING ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION FOR ITS ONLINE COLLEGE
    1. HBCU STEM Programs Emphasizing Engagement at Every Turn:
    1. How tiny Xavier University sends more African-American students to medical school than any other college in the U.S.
    1. North Carolina A&T State U, an HBCU, plans online education expansion
    1. Biden Stresses Importance of HBCUs’ Role in Economy, Addresses Concerns:   and 
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    Grants, awards, contracts, donations ... 

    1. BENNETT AWARDED $400,000 GRANT FROM NSFTO ENHANCE STUDENT PERFORMANCE IN THE   ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by HBCU Digest
    1. Grant to fund UWM research of nanoparticles’ environmental impact: Alon...
    1. Tuskegee University working on $20 million collaborative
    1. BCCC receives grant from NASA to expand STEM programs: To further increase s...
    1. and awarded $27 million from ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by HBCU Digest
    1. Three Morgan students recognized as extreme science scholars: .
    1. ASU gets $450,000 grant to study tissue generation
    1. : Awarded $3.3 Million Grant for Partnership with Penn State University
    1. Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer and his wife Billye gave $3 million to the Morehouse School of Medicine
    1. Team of professors advancing diversity in aging research with $1.9 million grant
    1. Happy Friday! begins TODAY! Morehouse School of Medical Named in $31 Million National Institute of...
    1. Spelman college awarded $2.7 million from the "First in the World Grant​" program. More on our efforts here:
    1. ! JSU is the recipient of a $2.98 million “First in the World” (FITW) grant.
    1. DSU Receives $2.6M Grant for Higher Ed Access Initiative
    1. Huston-Tillotson University has been awarded a significant grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to...