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NSF Grant Supports Science Outreach Efforts to Students


The University of San Diego recently received a $477,000 grant from the National Science Foundation that will, in part, serve underrepresented minority students interested in studying science.

The three-year grant was awarded to Drew Talley, Sarah Gray and Zhi-Yong Yin, professors in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Marine Science and Environmental Studies, and Sandy Buczynski, a professor in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences’ Department of Learning and Teaching. It’s a collaborative grant with Shara Fisler, executive director of the non-profit science organization Ocean Discovery Institute, which aims to enhance earth science education for high school students. (Full Story on Inside USD)

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