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Video: New Agricultural Learning Center Barn Serving Needs of Student Farmers

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Eureka! program participants
Five faculty members in the colleges of Education, Natural Sciences and Social and Behavioral Sciences have received a two-year, $299,271 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the components of a successful multi-organizational partnership designed to promote girls’...
Anna Branch
The Office of Equity and Inclusion has launched the Learning Community initiative, encouraging the campus community to participate in small discussion groups based on the book, “What if I Say the Wrong Thing?: 25 Habits for Culturally Effective People” by Vernā Myers. Groups will start meeting after Oct. 18.
Barn
The former 1894 campus horse barn has been rebuilt and relocated to the Stockbridge School of Agriculture’s Agricultural Learning Center, where student farmers are using it to wash and pack the 75,000 pounds of vegetables they produce each year.
CEEC sign
The university has received a $1 million federal Department of Education (DOE) grant to subsidize child care costs for low-income college students who have dependent children. The four-year funding is provided through DOE’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program, which...