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Zuckerberg family spending millions to replicate UMBC's successful STEM program

Zuckerberg family spending millions to replicate UMBC's successful STEM program

UMBC’s underdog basketball team did not pull off another stunning upset this year, but the school’s scientists continue to conquer the STEM world.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, just announced that they will put part of their enormous wealth behind an effort to spread the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s successful STEM honors program to two University of California colleges.

The couple is donating $6.9 million to replicate UMBC’s Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of California, Berkeley, and University of California, San Diego. The Meyerhoff program fuels the recruitment and retention of diverse students in science,...

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