With the help of an HHMI grant, Harvard revamped its introductory science curriculum to expose students to a set of interdisciplinary foundation courses.
With its first HHMI grant, Northwestern University (NU) will create a formal program to encourage an addiction to scientific inquiry.
With the help of a new $1.6 million grant from HHMI, Iowa State University will revamp its introductory lab courses and develop a new interdisciplinary class on science and sustainability so that sophomores can experience firsthand how science can help solve complex and socially important problems.
A new $1 million grant from HHMI will allow Carnegie Mellon University to continue several student research programs it has created to meet the research experience needs of undergraduates.
William and Mary will use part of its new $1.2 million grant to spread the enthusiasm for authentic research to more students.
The Go Teach program is designed to improve the quality of tomorrow’s K–12 science teachers by recruiting prospective teachers from the ranks of undergraduate science students.
A new HHMI grant will help Emory University meet the rising demand to get students into the lab—and do it earlier.
MIT will use part of its $1.8 million HHMI grant to share its online science educational tools with a larger worldwide audience through its OpenCourseWare (OCW) program.
Princeton University—with support from HHMI—offers science teachers a lifeline in the form of two-week summer workshops that help them keep current on the latest science and polish their teaching techniques.
The Science Literacy Program (SLP), funded by an HHMI grant, will help faculty from four departments—chemistry, physics, biology, and geological sciences—transform the classes they offer to non-science majors.
The University of Miami is using a portion of its new $1.4 million HHMI grant to spearhead an approach that focuses on preparing undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds to succeed in science.
The University of North Texas will use a portion of its first $1.3 million HHMI grant to encourage a successful transition for students from community colleges to the four-year school and expand research opportunities to more students.
Lehigh's Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute (BDSI)—a 10-week summer program—places undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members on interdisciplinary teams to tackle projects such as looking for drugs to treat stress disorders and developing reliable methods to separate cells in the blood for detection of HIV.
To better tailor the premed curriculum to the needs of future physicians, Yale University is developing a cluster of new interdisciplinary courses that devote special focus to the concepts most relevant to medicine.
The University of Missouri, Columbia's interdisciplinary program with the renowned University of Missouri School of Journalism will prepare up-and-coming scientists to communicate with—even educate—the public.
The University of Maryland will use a portion of its new $1.5 million grant to partner with the nonprofit MDBio Foundation to bring its mobile laboratory to high schools throughout the state for one-week visits.
The University of California, Los Angeles will use part of a new $1.2 million HHMI grant to break down artificial boundaries imposed by traditional major requirements to allow students to experience the thrill of the scientific chase.
High school students across New Mexico have conducted basic genetics experiments with the help of New Mexico State University scientists and a mobile lab that travels to a different high school each week.
A list of the universities that received grants for 2010 through HHMI's Precollege and Undergraduate Science Education Program and the HHMI Professors Program.
At Cornell University's popular summer workshops, teachers spend their days sharpening their skills.
At Washington University in St. Louis, freshmen in a special genomics course learn by doing. Working in small teams, they isolated and sequenced the DNA of phages.
University of Pittsburgh’s latest HHMI grant will help improve how science is taught and will be used to expand students’ opportunities for mentorship and peer-to-peer support.
With a portion of its the new HHMI grant, the University of Arizona will add to its BioMath course offerings and provide support to undergraduates doing summer research at the interface of biology and math.
Clemson University wants middle and high school students to think about going to college—and about majoring in science when they get there.
Rice University's program aims to open students’ eyes to the challenges of global health, and help them use the tools of science and engineering to design solutions that are affordable, effective, and culturally appropriate.