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About Understanding Interventions | Admin

Our broader mission is to positively impact the outcomes of efforts aimed at broadening participation in research and research careers through the expansion and dissemination of the relevant body of knowledge, and facilitate its implementation in practice, policy development, training, and professional development.

Scientific Mentorship Initiative at HHMI

By |2022-05-16T12:37:43-04:00April 14th, 2022|News|

We seek to identify individuals who will join HHMI as Facilitator-Scholars of the Scientific Mentorship Initiative (SMI). The SMI is a new HHMI endeavor that aims to develop and deliver a high-quality and engaging mentorship curriculum for scientists.

Announcing the 2022 Understanding Interventions Conference

By |2022-03-28T12:52:17-04:00March 28th, 2022|Events, News|

Plan to attend the 14th Conference on Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Science Careers, July 14-16, 2022, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.

Summer 2022 Dissemination Workshop

By |2022-04-04T12:32:21-04:00March 10th, 2022|Events|

“Developing Publications for the Dissemination of Efforts that Broaden Participation in STEM” | April 8-10, 2022 | Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center | Princeton, New Jersey. This workshop aims to support the publication of outcomes that showcase broadening participation efforts that cultivate STEM talent within underrepresented communities.

2022 Understanding Interventions Writing Retreat

By |2022-03-12T14:51:42-05:00March 9th, 2022|Events|

The Understanding Interventions Developing Publications for the Dissemination of Efforts that Broaden Participation in STEM Writing Retreat aims to support writing by faculty, administrators, scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and others involved in interventions that broaden participation in STEM. The writing retreat focuses on writing about the delivery of programs and other broadening participation efforts and allows participants to write about their practice, share outcomes from program assessments and evaluations, claims about policy, enter discussions about institutional reform, argue about ideas concerning the impact of interventions on student success in STEM, and address a variety of other concerns about academic writing.

Long-term Impacts of STEM Enrichment Programs on Under-represented Minority Students

By |2022-02-22T19:04:13-05:00February 22nd, 2022|News|

By Dina Ghazzawi, Donna Pattison & 1 more. Examined the 2013 and 2014 SEP freshman student cohorts (n=102), as well as a matched sample of non-SEP freshmen students enrolled in STEM fields across the same cohort years (n=1,459). Introduction. Disparities in STEM undergraduate degree achievement has been a prevalent topic of concern in the current [...]