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By: North Carolina A&T State University Mariah Shobande will graduate from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with her B.S. in bioengineering this Saturday, May 14, as the university’s most recent Astronaut Scholar. The scholarship provided Shobande with up to $15,000 for eligible educational

Fisk University to Launch New Kinesiology Program this Fall

By: Fisk University Fisk University is launching a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with the goal of providing its students with a comprehensive understanding of the role physical activity plays in promoting overall well-being. Physical activity will be examined from multiple angles, including biological,

Carnegie Classification Reaffirms Jackson State as a ‘High Research Activity’ University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University has received reaffirmation in the category of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” based on the latest evaluation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  The 2021 reaffirmation reflects the university’s commitment to elevate its research and empower academic excellence and outreach as

National and Federal Opportunities

Engagement Opportunities in NASA STEM 2022 (EONS–2022)Appendix I: MUREP Precollege Summer Institute (MUREP PSI)NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (NOFO) RELEASED NOVEMBER 15, 2021This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) entitled Engagement Opportunities in NASA STEM (EONS) – 2022, solicits proposals for

NSU awarded a $1 million grant from Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Photo courtesy of Norfolk State University The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation awarded a grant of over $1 million to Norfolk State University’s Dozoretz National Institute for Mathematics and Applied Sciences (DNIMAS) for their work in the fields of math, technology, engineering, and science.  DNIMAS is

National Park Service Partners with Illuminating Engineering Society

The Milky Way Galaxy as seen in the night sky over Crater Lake National Park. NPS photo. WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) have taken on the challenge to improve outdoor lighting in national parks without affecting night sky viewing,


Jefferson City, MO- Lincoln University has opened the Blue Tiger Resource Center to meet student needs outside of the classroom.  Housed on the lower level of Scruggs University Center, the Blue Tiger Resource Center will include a food pantry and clothing closet with apparel for