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Request for Information (RFI): Strategies to Enhance Diversity in the Physician-Scientist Workforce

By | November 22nd, 2015|News|

Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-027 Key Dates Release Date:  November 19, 2015 Response Date: December 28, 2015 Related Announcements NOT-OD-16-024 Issued by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Purpose The NIH Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) charged a Working Group with analyzing the composition and size of the physician-scientist biomedical workforce (defined as individuals with MD, DO, [...]

Is Conference Child Care an Issue?

By | September 21st, 2015|News|

Why are we still discussing conference child care arrangements? In 2001, I attended the women’s caucus of the Association for Jewish Studies for the first time. The topic of the discussion was child care arrangements for conference attendees. At the AJS, it has remained the major topic of discussion every year since -- crowding out [...]

CHEE Announces New Book on Black Male Collegians

By | June 25th, 2015|News|

Improving college access and success among Black males is a major policy issue in the United States. Despite years of considerable effort and investment of sizable resources, Black men today account for only 4% of total student enrollment at 4-year postsecondary institutions, the same percentage now as in 1976. Furthermore, two thirds of Black men [...]

7th Conference on Understanding Interventions…

By | May 16th, 2015|2015 UI Conference, News, Uncategorized|

This conference was established to facilitate dissemination and exchange of hypothesis-based research on interventions and initiatives that broaden participation in science and engineering research careers. The conference is designed to create a dialogue among behavioral/social science and education researchers, evaluators, and faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields who participate in intervention programs. [...]