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Guthrie Announces WKU Grant

Washington, July 11, 2019
Tags: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today announced that the National Science Foundation is awarding Western Kentucky University (WKU) a $377,259 grant for the acquisition of a Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope.

“WKU is a top-rate academic institution, and I am proud to represent WKU in Congress,” said Guthrie. “I am proud that the National Science Foundation has recognized this and awarded WKU this competitive grant. This microscope, which is utilized by scientists to look at genes, will help faculty and graduate student researchers, as well as enhance the learning experience for undergraduates and students at Gatton Academy.”