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Morgan State, UMBC receive NIH awards to attract minorities to biosciences
Morgan State, UMBC receive NIH awards to attract minorities to biosciences

Morgan State University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County will receive millions of dollars from the National Institutes of Health to develop ways to attract and retain more minorities in the biomedical sciences, NIH officials announced Wednesday. Morgan and UMBC are among 12 schools nationally that will receive the NIH funding during the next five years to improve such efforts, agency officials said. "While past efforts to diversify our workforce have had significant impact on individuals, we have not made substantial progress in supporting diversity," said NIH Director Francis S. Collins. "This program will test new models of training and mentoring so that we...

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