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Science  12 Jun 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5933, pp. 1386
DOI: 10.1126/science.324_1386b

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Several institutions have begun to imitate aspects of the Meyerhoff program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and the Biology Scholars Program at the University of California, Berkeley (see main text). Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, the University of Michigan, Cornell, and Harvard all claim their programs have had varying degrees of success. However, none has published comprehensive data on what has been accomplished.