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RIT wins grant to develop inclusive approach to physics education

A professor at RIT has won funding from the National Science Foundation to develop an inclusive approach to physics graduate education as well as retaining traditionally underrepresented U.S. citizens.

Associate Professor Casey Miller is working with a $428,000 grant to increase diversity and physics Ph.D. completion rates among women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans.

Miller says the future needs  of the U.S. technological workforce depend on cultivating the talent pool and underrepresented groups.

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