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U-M gets $2M from National Science Foundation

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation is expected to support efforts at the University of Michigan to educate a diverse group of science, math and engineering students.

The Ann Arbor school on Thursday announced the five-year grant will establish the M-STEM Academies at U-M. The school sys it will expand current efforts to attract a more diverse group of undergraduates into the science, technology, engineering and mathematics — or STEM — disciplines.

The effort aims to increase the number of undergraduates with degrees in those fields. It's described as a high school to college transition program.

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