Amherst College Receives Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant

January 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College has received $175,000 for undergraduate science education from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the nation’s largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies. The funds are the second installment of a total grant of $700,000.