Tuesday, August 4, 2015

West Virginia receives $20M higher Ed research grant

(AP) — A West Virginia higher education research program has received a $20 million grant.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and the state's congressional delegation announced the National Science Foundation funding Monday.

The recipient is the state's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive 

The grant will boost scientific research and upgrade infrastructure at West Virginia University, Marshall University, West Virginia State University and other state institutions. The money will pay for research in water resources and gravitational wave astrophysics.