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$5 million NASA grant to help Cal State LA's minorities

NASA has awarded a $5 million grant to Cal State Los Angeles for science, technology engineering and math programs, also known as STEM, aimed to attract minority students to the field. 

Cal State L.A. is just one of 10 institutions to win the grant out of a pool of 76 applicants

Dr. Hengchun Ye, who heads up the school's geosciences and environment department, helped write the proposal for the grant. She tells more about the impact it will have on students.