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5:40 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Federal grant boosts MU biomedical diversity program

Photo by Trondheim Havn via Flickr.

MU received a major federal grant Thursday to continue the diversity program in the biomedical science departments.

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NPR Story
9:03 am
Fri May 11, 2012

St. Louis sewer district under fire from minority advocacy groups

Originally published on Thu May 10, 2012 6:16 pm

The minority business advocacy group MOKAN says the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is not doing enough to include local minority and female workers in its sewer upgrade projects.

MOKAN executive director Yaphett El-Amin says her group wants MSD to increase the transparency of its hiring practices and invest at least $23.5 million in worker training programs.

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