NSF awards forge partnerships between minority-serving institutions and leading research facilities

Fort Lewis College engineering students work in the laboratory with Megan Paciaroni. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded new Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) grants to support eight collaborations across the United States aimed at fostering cutting-edge materials research while increasing diversity.
Each award is expected to total nearly $4 million and will support a materials research partnership between a minority-serving institution (MSI) and a large-scale ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=296214&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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