DailyAdvance Press release: NC historically black college 1st to get NSF grant

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina A&T State University has become the first historically black college in the country to lead a multimillion-dollar National Science Foundation project to develop a research center on its campus.
The school in Greensboro will receive more than $18 million from the foundation over the next five years to fund the Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials. The center will do research in biomedical engineering, including implants that could help children with birth defects and minimize invasive procedures.