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HHMI Planning Team 2012

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Luther College Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Science Education

May 24, 2012          

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced today it has selected Luther College as one of 47 small colleges and universities in the United States to receive grants totaling more than $50 million that will enable the schools to work together to create more engaging science classes, bring real-world research experiences to students and increase the diversity of students who study science.

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Nuclear plant cooling towers.

Nuclear Ethics

Todd Pedlar, associate professor of physics

Among the challenges that face us as a society in the coming decades is the need to find alternatives to coal and natural gas to supply our baseilne electricity generation.

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