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$1.2M grant to help fund science program for urban school girls

$1.2M grant to help fund science program for urban school girls

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently awarded a $1.2 million grant to the University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education to expand an existing after-school program that provides quality informal science education to urban school girls. The decade-long program, called Science STARS (Students Tackling Authentic and Relevant Science), has encouraged these young women to realize their potential as scientists and agents of change. Once limited… Read More »