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

In LSAMP-BD News at College Park: Crystal Romero Upperman wins $84k Fellowship!

The LSAMP-BD program at College Park proudly announced that Crystal Romero Upperman was awarded $84,000 as part of the EPA STAR fellowship for her research on climate change. The article can be found here: https://sph.umd.edu/news-item/doctoral-student-advised-dr-amir-sapkota-receives-2014-star-fellowship-epa. News of the article was originally posted on College Park’s LSAMP-BD page. Continue reading In LSAMP-BD News at College Park: Crystal Romero Upperman wins $84k Fellowship!