Howard Hughes Medical Institute Makes Major Commitment to STEM Diversity

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 9:39am
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has selected 24 educational institutions (including WWU) to receive $1 million grants as part of it Inclusive Excellence initiative. The initiative’s broad objective is to help colleges and universities to encourage participation and cultivate the talent of students in the natural sciences. In particular, the initiative focuses on those undergraduates who come to college from diverse backgrounds and pathways.