BigNews.Biz - Aug 17,2012 - Hagan Announces $4.7 Million in Science Awards for Higher Education Research in North Carolina
Investment in research key to our state and nation's future economic growth
Greensboro, N.C. - U.S. Senator Kay Hagan announced $4.675 million in National Science Foundation (NSF) awards for research at institutions of higher education in North Carolina. North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University and Duke University are among the schools to receive an award. Combined, these schools are receiving ten awards worth $3,513,020.
"Investment in research at our institutions of higher education is vital to our long-term strength as a nation and to our future economic growth," Hagan said. "I'm pleased that North Carolina colleges and universities are receiving these awards that will help us advance groundbreaking research and build on our already-strong reputation as a leader in higher education."
Other schools receiving an award are the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, East Carolina University, Craven Community College, and WakeForest University.
Hagan Announces $4.7 Million in Science Awards for Higher Education Research in North Carolina