Dr. Chad Jenkins – @UMich, comes to @UMBC March 9, 2017

ALL LSAMP students are invited to attend. Dear Scholars, You are cordially invited to our first NSA seminar speaker of the semester, Dr. Chad Jenkins on Thursday March 9th from 5:30-7PM in LH8 (ITE 102).        Dr. Jenkins is an associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan. He is the leader of the Laboratory for Progress (Perception, Robotics, and Grounded Reasoning Systems). His work and collaborations aim to … Continue reading Dr. Chad Jenkins – @UMich, comes to @UMBC March 9, 2017

On the way to engineering grad schools, LSAMP Meyerhoffs @UMBC present research in Costa Rica. @NSF_EHR #LACCEI

Myela Paige, Ashok Williams, and Roy Anderson, LSAMP students in the Meyerhoff Scholars program at UMBC, used a week of their summer before graduate school to participate in the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) annual conference in Costa Rica. Each participated in the  University System of Maryland’s 20 person delegation to the conference, with sponsorship from the National Science Foundation. Myela, Ashok, … Continue reading On the way to engineering grad schools, LSAMP Meyerhoffs @UMBC present research in Costa Rica. @NSF_EHR #LACCEI

LSAMP in Costa Rica for @LACCEI2016 #LACCEI #ThinkBigDiversity @NSF_EHR @NSF

Twenty students, faculty, and staff from UMBC, Bowie State, University of Maryland College Park, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore are at the Latin and Caribbean Consortium for Engineering Institutions (LACCEI)  conference in Costa Rica this week. The students are participating in various activities throughout the conference such as the Global Engineering Challenge with World SPEED – Student Platform for Engineering Education Development, and … Continue reading LSAMP in Costa Rica for @LACCEI2016 #LACCEI #ThinkBigDiversity @NSF_EHR @NSF

The USM LSAMP is mentioned in a White House fact sheet along with the @PROMISE_AGEP

The USM LSAMP joins the PROMISE AGEP as a partner in commitment to the White House My Brother’s Keeper MBK STEM + Entrepreneurship program. The full article, posted by PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), can be found here: https://promiseagep.wordpress.com/2016/05/04/promise-agep-listed-whitehouse-my-brothers-keeper-stem-track-thinkbigdiversity-nsf/. All USM LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate students have the continued support of the PROMISE AGEP throughout their graduate school careers. This … Continue reading The USM LSAMP is mentioned in a White House fact sheet along with the @PROMISE_AGEP

Share Research – International Opportunity in Costa Rica at LACCEI, July 2016

The Executive Director of the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) invites the students of LSAMP and LSAMP-BD to come to the LACCEI annual conference in Costa Rica to share research and participate in activities of the Student Platform for Engineering Education (SPEED). The 2016 Conference: http://www.laccei.org/index.php/events/upcoming-events/conference2016 Full call for papers: http://laccei.org/conference2016/callforpapers.pdf Several NSF USM LSAMP-BD Fellows, PROMISE AGEP Fellows, and faculty connected with ADVANCE … Continue reading Share Research – International Opportunity in Costa Rica at LACCEI, July 2016

LSAMP National Research Symposium: Feb. 22-24 @NSF_EHR

LSAMP will hold a national Research Symposium on Feb. 22-24, 2016, celebrating the program, 25 years of excellence, and the life of Louis Stokes. The website for the program can be found here: http://www.lsampsymposium.org/index.php Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit posters: http://www.lsampsymposium.org/index.php/poster-session   If there are angels who wish to be LSAMP Symposium sponsors and who wish to be recognized for their support, have … Continue reading LSAMP National Research Symposium: Feb. 22-24 @NSF_EHR

UMES Tech Entrepreneurship Winners! $20K+ #ThinkBigDiversity @UMESNews @NSF_EHR

Congratulations to students from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore who won prizes in a start-up business funding competition for their STEM innovations. LSAMP student Jean-Paul Badjo won $20,000 to continue development of his high-tech exoskeleton suit. The full article can be found here: https://www.umes.edu/PR/Article.aspx?id=53921. Photo credits: University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Continue reading UMES Tech Entrepreneurship Winners! $20K+ #ThinkBigDiversity @UMESNews @NSF_EHR

Alex Holness, UMCP LSAMP BD is among robotics presenters #ThinkBigDiversity

Alex Holness, College Park LSAMP BD Fellow in Mechanical Engineering was featured on College Park’s LSAMP page this semester. He was lauded as being “among a few Maryland Robotics Center students and faculty invited to the home of University of Maryland President Wallace Loh’s home to demonstrate their robotics projects and research.” Ref: http://www.cmse.umd.edu/bridgetothedoctorate Full story: http://www.robotics.umd.edu/news/news_story.php?id=8691   Continue reading Alex Holness, UMCP LSAMP BD is among robotics presenters #ThinkBigDiversity

USM LSAMP students featured by Dr. @Renetta_Tull at #NSFNextGenSTEM DC forum [@NSF_EHR, @UMBC] #ThinkBigDiversity @UMD_LSAMP

This morning, USM’s LSAMP program was discussed at STEM Learning for All forum, supported by NSF. USM’s LSAMP was discussed in the context of mentoring models and mentoring messaging. The talk presented USM’s LSAMP students as the Nobel Laureates and STEM leaders of the future. The suggestion was that models of STEM identity should be used to help students to see themselves as STEM contributors … Continue reading USM LSAMP students featured by Dr. @Renetta_Tull at #NSFNextGenSTEM DC forum [@NSF_EHR, @UMBC] #ThinkBigDiversity @UMD_LSAMP