Prior to 1890, African Americans were prohibited from attending the original land-grant institutions of higher learning established by Congress in 1862. The Second Morrill Act of 1890 changed all that, and today 18 colleges and universities comprise this dynamic group. This Partners episode celebrates their significant accomplishments. To view Partners you will need to download Windows Media Player.
At Alabama A&M, scientists are tracking the environmental health of the Flint River with sophisticated remote sensors in hopes of preserving this precious natural resource. (4:44) (text version)
Building a Better Fish
At the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, aquaculture researchers are discovering better methods for bait fish production and helping farmers diversify economically. (4:55) (text version)