The prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
recently awarded Health Sciences Associate Dean Kyle McInnis
a $1 million grant to expand the innovative Active Science program to help increase physical activity and science achievement among school-age children. The grant awarded to McInnis and his team in partnership with the Merrimack Valley YMCA will support scaling the program to over 100 locations around the country during the next 24-months. It is expected that over 50,000 children will enroll in the program during that time period.