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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,

Jackson State University Poli Sci Department Receives $509K NSF Grant, Will Collaborate With Other Universities On Racial Trauma And Political Behaviors

Political Science Professor D’Andra Orey, Ph.D., has received a $509,000 multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation. Orey serves as the principal investigator. Funds will be used to explore the intersection of race, exposure to trauma and politics on urban residents compared to individuals residing in

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

Sports, Depression & COVID-19: NBA’s Wilkins, NFL’s Fulcher will team up for virtual town hall at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — JSU’s College of Health Sciences will present a COVID-19 virtual town hall about sports and depression, featuring nine-time NBA All-Star Dominique Wilkins and NFL Superbowl champion David Fulcher, along with other sports and health professionals for Mental Health Awareness Month.Jackson State University