North Carolina Central University Launches a New Magazine Focused on Its Research Projects

NewsThe Division of Research and Economic Development at North Carolina Central University in Durham recently published the first issue of Quest, a new magazine that highlights research projects at the historically Black university. Quest is available in print and online formats.

One major area of research at the university is racial health disparities and many of these research projects are featured in the first edition of Quest. Overall, sponsored research grants at the university have increased from $9.3 million in 2007 to more than $25 million in 2011.

hreed“Research and scholarship have always been a vital part of the mission at NCCU, and Quest helps us share our successes with the broader community,” said Hazell Reed, NCCU’s vice chancellor for research and economic development. “Our professors and researchers are securing patents and developing new drugs. They are making discoveries and opening new areas of inquiry in the sciences, social sciences and liberal arts.”

Readers interested in downloading the first edition of Quest, click here.

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