The Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners has invested $5 million in HBCUs to increase representation in the engineering industry.
Tuskegee University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham were awarded $13.7 million to advance their biomedical research programs.
The National Trust donated $650,000 to HBCUs to preserve historic buildings on their campuses.
Saint Elmo Brady—the first Black person to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry—was honored by the American Chemical Society.
The National Institutes of Health awarded Tuskegee University with an $8.5 million grant to advance research surrounding racial health disparities.
Tuskegee University president Dr. Brian L. Johnson is leaving the historically Black institution at the end of June, which moves Dr. Charlotte Morris into an interim leadership role.
Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Tuskegee University, has taken on the challenge of defeating cancer with the help of a million-dollar grant.
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