Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, received a $573,000 grant from the Department of Defense for a research project to reduce the incidence of suicide in the United States Army. Since the onset of the war in Iraq, at least 59 U.S. soldiers have committed suicide.

Huston-Tillotson University received a $248,000 grant from the Texas Office of Minority Health for an education and training program to help reduce racial disparities in health care.