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$5 million NASA grant given to Cal State L.A. to partner with NASA/JPL

The five-year grant will allow Cal State L.A. to establish a new center in partnership with JPL's Center for Data Science and Technology to train minority and low-income students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields to address a critical shortfall in the workforce essential for future NASA missions.
$5 million NASA grant given to Cal State L.A. to partner with NASA/JPL

Photo Credit: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Cal State L.A. was one of 10 universities nationwide to receive NASA funding under NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project. The new Cal State center will partner with UC Irvine's Data Science Initiative and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Center for Data Science and Technology. 

Click here to read the entire article posted in the Los Angeles Times .