Women of Color in STEM Research Study (Indiana University)

The Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at Indiana University is recruiting participants for a research study that seeks to understand the role of gendered-racial microaggression on the academic persistence of underrepresented minority women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) doctoral programs.

Study participants will be asked to complete an online survey that will last no more than 45 minutes. Upon completion of their participation, each student will receive a $20 Amazon gift card.

In order to participate in this study, students must: (a) identify as female; (b) belong to any of the following racial/ethnic group(s): Hispanic/Latinx, Black/African American, Native American, Asian American, Alaskan Native/Pacific Islander; (c) be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the physical sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

To participate, please click on the following link: https://iu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0wS6jlis6fkljcp

This study has been approved by the Indiana University Institutional Review Board (protocol number: 1701839235). For further information regarding this research, please contact Dr. Kerrie Wilkins-Yel at (812) 856-8114 or kgwilkin@indiana.edu.

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Wednesday, March 29th

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
4:00 pm

44th EMD Millipore Lectureship

Jennifer Doudna, Li Ka Shing Chancellor’s Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences, Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology and Professor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley, and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

“Rewriting the Language of Life:  Impacts & Challenges of DNA Editing”

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Health Sciences Education Center Auditorium, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Host: Edward A. Dennis
Contact: Jacqueline Diaz dennisoffice@ucsd.edu

Thursday, March 30th

 

Thursday, March 30, 2017
4:00 pm

44th EMD Millipore Lectureship

Jennifer Doudna, Li Ka Shing Chancellor’s Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences, Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology and Professor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley, and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
“Mechanics of Genome Editing by CRISPR-Cas 9”

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Health Sciences Education Center Auditorium, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Host: Edward A. Dennis

Contact: Jacqueline Diaz dennisoffice@ucsd.edu

Donald A. Strauss Scholarship for Public Service

$10,000 award for a 1-year public service project (April 2017-April 2018)

Due: February 8, 2017

Eligibility:

-current UC San Diego undergraduate “sophomore” or “junior” (has 1-2 years left before graduating)

-demonstrated interest in public service

-outstanding leadership potential

-GPA in upper 1/3 of his or her class

-innovative, original public service proposal

 

How to apply:

-Read the website to make sure you’re eligible: http://www.straussfoundation.org/applicants/guidelines.php

-Speak with 3 letter of recommendation writers ASAP who can speak to your ability to carry out the project or are well acquainted with your academic work

-Make an appointment to speak with the University Nominator: Dr. David Artis through his assistant, Charity Kunold (Ckunold@ucsd.edu). Please let her know you’re applying to the “Strauss Scholarship”

 

Application materials must include:

-official transcript from all colleges attended

-Three letters of recommendation

-application summary (see website: http://www.straussfoundation.org/applicants/how-to-apply/index.php)

-one-page resume

-one-page personal essay

-project proposal (up to 4 pages, double-spaced)

-signed acceptance agreement (see website: http://www.straussfoundation.org/applicants/how-to-apply/index.php)

 

Questions?

Contact the National Competitive Scholarships coordinator– Dr. Sophia Tsai (stsai@ucsd.edu, 858-534-9014)

Check-out These Seminars before the Month is Over

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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) – Colorado School of Mines

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Undergraduate Research Scholarships

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