• HHMI philanthropy devotes $2 billion to boost inclusion and equity in biomedical sciences

    13 days ago - By STAT

    Saying bold steps are needed to improve racial, ethnic, and gender diversity in science, the influential Howard Hughes Medical Institute on Thursday announced a $2 billion plan to accelerate inclusion and equity efforts throughout the academic science pipeline, from supporting community college students to adding 200 biomedical science professors from underrepresented groups to the nation's colleges and universities.
    The new plan was years in the making but is being unveiled with a sense of urgency at a time of racial reckoning across the country and throughout science, where just a...
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