Grants and Gifts

• Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, received a $100,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The money will be placed in a scholarship endowment for minority students.

• Hampton University, the historically black educational institution in Virginia, received a $147,749 grant from the State Council for Higher Education of Virginia to fund a professional development program. Hampton faculty will work with teachers from public and private high schools to improve science teaching techniques.