Grants and Gifts

• Historically black Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, is participating in a $900,000 U.S. Energy Department grant program with Wake Forest University. The researchers are developing crystals that can detect nuclear threats, radioactive materials, or chemical bombs more accurately and more cost-effectively than present detection methods.

• The University of Illinois at Chicago received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a program to improve diabetes management among black and Latino patients.

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