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.
HHMI grant's will jumpstart SUNY at Binghamton's effort to pair majors in the life sciences with students in the physical sciences, mathematics, computer science, and engineering as they begin collaborative, interdisciplinary research projects focused on biological questions.
Through its new HHMI grant, Brown University will bring together four diverse, eight-person research teams each summer.
A new HHMI-funded program at Georgetown University is designed to show students that a scientific life is not only attainable, but appealing.
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.
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.
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 central goal of Boston University's program, which is part of a broader science education initiative funded by an HHMI grant, is to bring students in the lab earlier in their undergraduate years.
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.
With its first HHMI grant, Northwestern University (NU) will create a formal program to encourage an addiction to scientific inquiry.
The University of Alabama's new grant will create a semester-long introductory seminar that will rotate among three campuses.
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.
Jack Dixon and Gregory Petsko are elected to the oldest learned society in the United States.
Eleven HHMI investigators and one Janelia Farm senior fellow have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Jibrell joins HHMI from the Ford Foundation in New York where he served as chief technology officer.
A statement regarding fraudulent activity involving checks that are purported to be from HHMI.
Fred R. Lummis, a Houston businessman and entrepreneur, has been elected a Trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Over the past year, two scientists who have been at Janelia since its opening took on new roles as group leaders, and six new fellows were recruited to head their own research groups.
The BBVA Foundation honors HHMI investigator Robert Lefkowitz for research on G protein-coupled receptors.
Bruns, who has led the HHMI Grants Program since 2001, will retire in August 2010.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is offering grants to 23 schools that are developing new graduate programs or enhancing existing programs that prepare scientists to translate laboratory discoveries into new medical treatments and diagnostics.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is awarding a total of $16 million to 23 schools that are developing graduate programs to prepare scientists to translate laboratory discoveries into new medical treatments and diagnostics.
Eight HHMI investigators honored for professional achievement in the health sciences.
Keio University honors Friedman for research on obesity.
Fuchs to be honored for studies on the biology of mammalian skin and skin diseases.