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Xavier takes part in science initiative

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Xavier University in New Orleans is one of 47 small colleges and universities taking part in a $50 million program to help create more engaging science classes.

The initiative is a project of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

A Xavier news release says the school will get a $1 million award to assess which elements of the school's approach to science education have been successful and why.

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