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UDC Celebrates National Pollinator Week

UDC Celebrates National Pollinator Weekwith Garden Planting at Local Charter School June 16-22, 2014 is “National Pollinator Week.” Designated by the U.S. Senate in 2007, “National Pollinator Week” raises bee health awareness by addressing the decline of pollinator populations, which … Continue reading

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NSF’s ADVANCE Program Webinar – July 8, 2014

NSF’s ADVANCE Program Webinar – July 8, 2014 NSF’s ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) program will be conducting a Webinar focused on its new solicitation.  The solicitation is available online … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of the Interior’s Grants Notices (Opened to Colleges and Universities)

U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service Funding Opportunity Number: P14AS00125 Funding Opportunity Title: Long Term Monitoring of Southern Colorado Plateau Network Opportunity Category: Discretionary Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity:  Education Employment, Labor and Training … Continue reading

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FACT SHEET & REPORT: Opportunity for All: My Brother’s Keeper Blueprint for Action

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 30, 2014 FACT SHEET & REPORT: Opportunity for All: My Brother’s Keeper Blueprint for Action The My Brother’s Keeper Task Force Report to the President can be found … Continue reading

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OPEN REGISTRATION :: 2014 HBCU Week Conference

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities 2014 National HBCU Week Conference HBCUs: INNOVATORS FOR FUTURE SUCCESS September 22-23, 2014 Washington Marriott Wardman Park 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008   QUICK LINKS … Continue reading

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RFP – CREST & HBCU-RISE Letters of Intent and Proposals

The National Science Foundation has issued the new Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) solicitation.  A link to the document including deadlines for letters of intent and proposals … Continue reading

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Accepting Applications for High School Summer Bridge Program in Environment & Sustainability

Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 Summer Bridge Program in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the University of the District of Columbia has announced it is accepting applications for the … Continue reading

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Congratulations Recent College Graduates! Don’t forget to get insured!

As a new college graduate, you’re taking the next steps on your professional and personal journeys. But to handle the bumps on those journeys, you also need health insurance. ONE LESS WORRY Many of you will get health insurance through … Continue reading

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Remarks by the First Lady in Commencement Address to Dillard University

REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY IN COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS TO DILLARD UNIVERSITY UNO Lakefront Arena New Orleans, Louisiana   10:33 A.M. CDT MRS. OBAMA:  Oh, my goodness!  Good morning!  AUDIENCE:  Good morning.  MRS. OBAMA:  I am so happy to be here … Continue reading

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Claflin University Achieves 52.2 Percent Alumni Giving Rate!

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Un iversities is happy to announce that Claflin University has reached a significant milestone in alumni giving! Claflin’s alumni giving rate increased nearly 10 percentage points in 2013, from 43 percent … Continue reading

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