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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.

Students’ Perceptions of Barriers and Opportunities for STEM research: A study of freshmen students at an HBCU

By |2021-11-10T16:55:20-05:00November 9th, 2021|News|

In this study, we examined Black freshmen undergraduate students’ perceptions of barriers and opportunities for research at an HBCU.

ABRCMS 2021

By |2021-11-08T12:27:25-05:00November 8th, 2021|Events|

The Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) is one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students attend this conference to present their research, enhance professional development skills, explore graduate schools, and network. Research faculty and program directors play an essential role in mentoring students and learning [...]

Developing Publications for the Dissemination of Efforts that Broaden Participation in STEM

By |2021-10-06T16:43:02-04:00October 6th, 2021|Events|

Virtual Workshop October 21-23, 2021 Join us for the fall dissemination workshop that supports the publication of outcomes that showcase broadening participation efforts that cultivate STEM talent at HBCUs, HSIs, Tribal Colleges, MSIs, and small liberal arts colleges. This workshop is designed for practitioners and scholars wishing to publish efforts related to diversity, equity, and [...]

Equity for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM: Graduate experiences and career plans in chemistry

By |2021-09-23T19:53:44-04:00September 23rd, 2021|News|

Recent events prompted scientists in the United States and throughout the world to consider how systematic racism affects the scientific enterprise. This paper provides evidence of inequities related to race–ethnicity and gender in graduate school experiences and career plans of PhD students in the top 100 ranked departments in one science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) discipline, chemistry.

RIT awarded nearly $2 million for NSF Research Traineeship Program, AWARE-AI

By |2021-10-06T13:01:05-04:00September 23rd, 2021|News|

Program will prioritize women, deaf and hard-of-hearing, and AALANA graduate students RIT was awarded a nearly $2 million grant by the NSF to create a new research traineeship program for Ph.D. and MS students, AWAREness for Sensing Humans Responsibly with AI (AWARE-AI). The National Science Foundation (NSF) reports that in 2019, only 22.9 percent of [...]

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