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Partnership looks to increase STEM graduates of color

Thursday, March 19, 2020

"As a partner in a program nationally known as the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, the University of Minnesota is working to increase the number of students of color who graduate with science, technology, engineering and math degrees.

The organization, which is known as the North Star STEM Alliance in Minnesota and includes 14 Minnesota universities, colleges and three community partners, is looking to double the number of students graduating with STEM degrees by 2022 as part of a five-year plan created in 2017. With funding from the National Science Foundation and 3M, the program focuses on providing research, travel and career-building opportunities to students."

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