Lawrence Tech receives $300K STEM grant

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Lawrence Technological University has received a $300,000 grant to increase diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

The university was one of 20 universities and colleges nationwide, and the only one in Michigan, to receive the three-year grant from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) initiative Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM (TIDES).

“It is critically important for higher education to find ways to increase success in STEM fields for both women and all students from underserved communities,” said AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider, in a release.

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