The Howard Hughes Medical Institute – a Maryland-based, non-profit research organization – invited nearly 200 top institutions to compete for individual grants of up to $2.2 million to fund innovative teaching methods in science and medicine.
The group will give out a total of $85 million. According to the math, that means up to 38.636 colleges could get the maximum grant.
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Eight of ten UC campuses were extended the offer. Two, Merced and San Francisco, were not.
I found this interesting considering that UCSF is a medical school campus and UC Merced is planning for one.
For more information and to see the full list of invited institutions, go to: http://www.hhmi.org/news/undergrad20090415.html.