Fayetteville State University, the historically black educational institution in North Carolina, received a $106,000 grant from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to fund a teacher education recruitment coordinator who will seek to recruit community college students into teacher certification programs at Fayetteville State University and other four-year colleges and universities.

Johns Hopkins University received a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the U.S. National Institutes of Health to conduct a comparison study of asthma among African Americans in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and blacks in the Caribbean nation of Barbados.