Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta has received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to establish a network among the nation’s historically black colleges and universities to promote behavioral health to prevent substance abuse and mental illness.
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which represents 47 state-supported historically black colleges and universities, received a donation of software from Microsoft Inc. with a value of $8 million. The software will be distributed to the fund’s member institutions.
The University of Maryland Baltimore County received a $987,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a program to increase the number of graduate students in science and mathematics disciplines. The Bridge to the Doctorate fellows program will fund the education of 12 graduate students for two years.
Texas Southern University, the historically black educational institution in Houston, received a $4,887,004 grant from the National Science Foundation to support the establishment of its Center for Research on Complex Networks.