To Educate Creatively

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced a competition for $60 million in science education grants that "challenges colleges and universities to think creatively about how they educate future scientists, science teachers, and a scientifically-literate public," according to the institute. HHMI invited 215 colleges and universities to apply for these grants, which will range from $800,000 to $1.6 million over four years.

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