The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) streamlines access to the expertise of the nation’s colleges and universities to address pressing homeland security needs.
The Office of University Programs (OUP) harnesses the intellectual power of America’s universities to provide innovative research, development, and education to the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE). One of the department’s most forward-looking programs, OUP supports the HSE by: identifying emerging trends and pursuing ground-breaking research through the DHS Centers of Excellence; providing opportunities that cultivate a diverse and talented workforce through the Minority Serving Institutions Program; and developing the current and future homeland security workforce through Workforce Development Initiatives.
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