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Universities Forming Alliances To Seek Funding For Homeland Security Research

Corporate America isn’t the only sector trying to get a piece of the homeland security funding pie. Universities around the country also are forming partnerships and alliances to win federal research funds. On New York’s Long Island, Stony Brook University is joining with defense contractors, researchers and high-tech companies to lobby Washington for homeland security research money. In New Mexico, two universities have teamed up to buy a small, largely abandoned, copper smelting town and turn it into a national training and research center for emergency responders and bio-security. From new courses of study to new emergency preparedness centers, institutions of higher learning across the country are looking to connect to the issue of homeland security. Full Story

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