Posts Tagged ‘Howard Hughes Medical Institute’


$1 Million Grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute Recognizes Bryn Mawr as a Top Producer of Scientists

Bryn Mawr College has received a $1 million dollar grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to help the College build on its already-impressive history of preparing young women to become leaders in science research and medicine. Bryn Mawr’s grant is one 11 Capstone Awards made to longtime recipients of HHMI funding. “These schools, collectively […]

Originally posted: May 31, 2012

Claremont Colleges Receive $3.6 Million HHMI Grant to Prepare Leaders in Science and Medicine

The Claremont Colleges have been awarded $3.6 million from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to support efforts that prepare undergraduates to become leaders in science research and medicine.

Originally posted: May 25, 2012

$1 million “capstone award” from HHMI boosts intermediate-level science education

Grinnell College has received a $1 million science education “capstone award” from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), one of the nation’s largest private funders of biomedical research and education.

Originally posted: May 25, 2012

Juniata Receives $1 Million Grant to Establish Genomics Curriculum

Juniata College has received a $1 million research grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to implement and integrate a Genomics Leadership Initiative into the college’s curriculum that will combine instruction in science and the humanities to teach students to integrate ideas across disciplines.

Originally posted: May 25, 2012

Carleton Selected to Participate in $50 Million Science Education Initiative

Carleton College is one of 47 small colleges and universities nationwide to earn a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) grant that will enable the schools to work together to create more engaging science classes, bring real-world research experiences to students, and increase the diversity of students who study science. The four-year, $1 million grant will […]

Originally posted: May 25, 2012

Allegheny College Receives $1.5 Million HHMI Award

Allegheny College received a $1.5 million undergraduate science education grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). This grant will be used to build a global health program.  It will support the establishment of an interdisciplinary major, creation of two tenure-track faculty positions, resources for faculty and curriculum development, collaborative research opportunities for students on […]

Originally posted: May 24, 2012

Macalester receives $1.3M grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

St. Paul, Minn. – Macalester has received a $1.3M, four-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in support of undergraduate science education. Macalester, one of 47 small colleges and universities in the United States to receive a HHMI award, will use the funding to promote curricular innovation and to provide local and global […]

Originally posted: May 24, 2012

Lewis & Clark receives $1 million for science education

Improving the quality of science education is a top national priority, as seen in President Obama’s commitment to prepare 100,000 new science, technology, engineering, and math teachers in the next decade. Now Lewis & Clark will be an integral part of this challenge, with the receipt of a $1 million grant to improve the quality of K-12 science education […]

Originally posted: May 24, 2012

$800,000 Grant Will Help Prepare Students to be Leaders in Science Research and Medicine

With major support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Lafayette will make its already strong biology program even more effective in preparing students to be leaders in science research and medicine. A $800,000 grant will enable Lafayette to expand the number of real-world research experiences for students and increase the diversity of students who study […]

Originally posted: May 24, 2012

Swarthmore Receives $1 Million HHMI Grant Supporting Science Education

Swarthmore College has been selected to receive a four-year,  $1 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to support undergraduate science education, create more engaging science classes, bring real-world research experiences to students, and increase diversity among students who study science. Swarthmore was among 47 small colleges and universities in the United States to […]

Originally posted: May 24, 2012

St. Olaf receives $1 million science education grant

Students interested in becoming a science teacher will soon find a wealth of new resources at St. Olaf College, from a faculty mentor focused on science education to more hands-on teaching and research opportunities. It’s all part of a $1 million grant the college recently received from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). In addition […]

Originally posted: May 24, 2012

Luther College receives $1.5 million grant for science education

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced today it has selected Luther College as one of 47 small colleges and universities in the United States to receive grants totaling more than $50 million that will enable the schools to work together to create more engaging science classes, bring real-world research experiences to students and increase the […]

Originally posted: May 24, 2012