Topic: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

In the Know

May 24, 2010
In the Know

The May 24 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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Program That Engages First-Year Students in Research Awarded $1.6 Million by Howard Hughes Medical Institute

May 20, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin has received $1.6 million from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to expand the Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) in the College of Natural Sciences and get more first-year science students engaged in authentic research.

The funding is part of a new round of grants from HHMI totaling $79 million that will help universities nationwide strengthen undergraduate and precollege science education.

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Two Young University of Texas at Austin Biologists Receive Six Years of Research Funding from Howard Hughes Medical Institute

March 26, 2009

Two University of Texas at Austin biologists join 50 of the nation's best early career science faculty to focus on their boldest and potentially transformative research ideas with support from a new initiative from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

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Tanya Paull Becomes HHMI Investigator, First for University of Texas at Austin Professor

May 29, 2008

Biologist Tanya Paull has become the first faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator, joining 55 of the nation's most creative biomedical scientists in this year's group.

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