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Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program is an alliance-based program.  The program’s theory is based on the Tinto model for student retention referenced in the 2005 LSAMP program evaluation.  The overall goal of the program is to assist universities and colleges in diversifying the nation’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce...

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International Research Experiences for Students (IRES): Track I IRES Sites (IS)

The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate and/or graduate students in high quality international research, education and professional development...

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Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and...

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Water in the West Symposium

The third annual Symposium will be hosted virtually this year on November 18 and 19, and will continue to bring together diverse stakeholders in water to network, share best practices, and work toward solutions to water-related issues in the region and beyond. The event has been held in Denver the past two years and will...

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CERES Seed Fund

The agricultural industry has experienced significant loss and economic consequences from infectious disease outbreaks in animals and plants caused by a variety of pathogens. Although preparedness, detection and response to infectious disease outbreaks have improved, significant gaps still remain. To address these gaps, the Coalition for Epi Response, Engagement, and Science (CERES) consortium of land-grant...

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Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program)

The Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program) seeks to enhance the quality of undergraduate STEM education at HSIs and to increase retention and graduation rates of undergraduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at HSIs. In addition, the HSI Program seeks to build capacity in undergraduate STEM education at...

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AERA Grants Program

The AERA Grants Program supports highly competitive studies using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. This research program is designed to advance knowledge and build research capacity in education and STEM education and learning. The Grant Program encourages proposals across the life span and contexts of education and learning of relevance to STEM...

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The CSU Bug Zoo

The CSU Bug Zoo strives to bring a deeper appreciation for arthropods through hands-on learning opportunities with live insects, enthusiastic volunteers, and continuing involvement in the Fort Collins community. It is home to over 30 different species of arachnids, insects, and other arthropods. We are open to the public for tours, and would love to...

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CitSci.org

CitSci.org is an open and transparent citizen science data management platform that advances the utility, impacts, and outcomes of field-based citizen science programs globally. This platform now supports more than 600 projects ranging from those that monitor water quality to wildlife to biodiversity. CitSci.org is unique among field-based platforms in that it is fully customizable...

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CoCoRaHS

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network (https://www.cocorahs.org/) is a citizen-science project where volunteers from all 50 states (and Canada) use low-cost equipment to measure and map precipitation from their backyard, workplace or school. Data are used by researchers, scientists and meteorologists all over the world.

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