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Grants & Awards

Grants & Awards

Brown University received $15 million from the Starr Foundation to endow undergraduate scholarships. This is the largest gift in support of financial aid in the university’s history.

California State University-Northridge’s Minority Biomedical Research Support program has received two grants totaling more than $6 million to develop biomedical research and enhance research education. The grants were awarded by the National Institutes of Health through its National Institute of General Medical Sciences division.

Case Western Reserve University’s College of Arts and Sciences received a $3 million gift from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to establish the Agnar Pytte Professorship in Physics in honor of President Emeritus Agnar Pytte. In addition, the university’s Institute for the Integration of Management and Engineering will receive a grant totaling $599,834 over the next three years from the Partnerships for Innovation Program, an arm of the National Science Foundation.

Hofstra University (New York) received a $325,000 pledge from Tiffany & Company Vice Chairman James E. Quinn and his wife. The money will establish the Diane and James Quinn Endowed Scholarship, which will provide partial scholarships to two incoming freshman beginning in fall 2002.

Moraine Valley Community College has received a $35,241 recycling grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, which will enable the college to establish a recycling program.

Yale University scientists have been awarded 14 grants totaling $840,000 from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression. The award will be used for psychiatric research.

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