University of Maryland School of Medicine and UMBC Receive NIH FIRST Grant to Recruit New Underrepresented Faculty

The University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) were awarded a 5-year, $13.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to enhance efforts at recruiting and training junior faculty from underrepresented groups in biomedical science.

UAlbany Tapped to Lead $2.5 Million NSF Grant Aimed at Increasing STEM Participation Among Underrepresented Students

The five-year, National Science Foundation grant will support the SUNY Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program, a collaboration among 15 SUNY institutions that has played an instrumental role in diversifying the nation’s STEM workforce over the last 20-plus years.

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Awarded $1.6M for Rutgers Youth Enjoy Science (RUYES) Program for Underrepresented Youth and Educators

The Rutgers Youth Enjoy Science (RUYES) program, funded by the National Cancer Institute, will engage underrepresented minority undergraduate and high school students in cutting-edge cancer research, curriculum support, and professional development activities.