NSF announces first research awards under Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program

Conference room at Northeastern Illinois University filled with researchers sitting at tables listening to a lecture The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program) today issued its first research awards for 31 projects totaling approximately $45 million.
Hispanics constitute 16 percent of the U.S. workforce, but they make up only 6 percent of the U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=296207&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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