a photo of Duke Energy biologists putting the finishing
touches on the new osprey nest platform at the Lake Campus.
The platform is located to the east of the boathouse, just
across the cove. The sticks on top are to help lure an interested
osprey. That's a perch sticking out above the platform.
Grant Continues HHMI Support of Science Education Efforts
has received a $1.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute (HHMI) to attract more students toward
the study of science, and improve their chances for success
in the field. The grant facilitates a half-dozen initiatives
toward that goal, including a "Math and Science Center,"
mentoring programs for underrepresented minority students,
and research fellowships.
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