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USD Awarded $900,000 National Science Foundation Grant

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Qualified mathematics and science teachers are often in short supply at high schools in Southern California, but a $900,000 grant will help the University of San Diego combat the shortage.

The grant from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program will fund scholarships and provide mentoring and other support for students, especially those from under-represented minority groups, to pursue careers in teaching.

“We are excited to have this opportunity to help boost the numbers of math and science teachers in San Diego and Southern California, where the shortage is particularly acute,” said Eric Page, a USD assistant professor of physics and the lead author of the grant.

(Full Story on Inside USD)

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