Diversity Program Consortium News 2017

News announcements included on this page highlight research institutions supported by NIGMS

NIH Plans Big Shake-up of Minority Mentoring Network
December 19, 2017 • Science magazine

BUILD PODER Continues to Fight Inequity at 2017 Youth Empowerment Day
December 19, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Morgan State Architecture Students Expand Exploration of Design Solutions to Public Health Challenges
December 13, 2017 • AIA Baltimore, Newsletter

Scholars Take Top Awards at National Biomedical Conference
December 8, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

ReBUILDetroit Faculty Presents on Summer Experience Program (link no longer available)
November 27, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Undergraduate Research Symposium Award Winners Embody Success of UMBC STEM BUILD Program
November 22, 2017 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News, Community, Science and Technology

SACNAS is a Proving Ground for Future Researchers
November 15, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

BUILD PODER Scientist of the Week: Jessica Yamauchi
November 14, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Detroit Mercy Faculty Receives Excellence Award
November 14, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

CSULB BUILD Program Information (video)
November 13, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD YouTube Channel

BUILD PODER Students Empowered at 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
November 8, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD PODER Scientist of the Week: Paulo Sitagata
November 8, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Undergraduate Course-Based Research Published
November 6, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Collaborative Partnership Provides Insight into Academic Scholarship (link no longer available)
November 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Featured Scholar: Bethany Morin
November 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD Student Updates

ASCEND Year 3: Soaring Towards the Future – Accomplishments and Aspirations
November 2017 • Morgan State University, Annual Report on the BUILD ASCEND Program

BUILD EXITO: A Successful Research Pathway
October 26, 2017 • Portland State University, BUILD EXITO YouTube Channel

Scholars Have Strong Foundation to Pursue Graduate Education
October 26, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Get Ahead: Find a Career in the Growing Health Care Industry (video)
October 25, 2017 • KGW8 News, Get Ahead

Twenty BUILD PODER Students Attend 2017 SACNAS Conference, Largest Meeting for Diversity in STEM in the United States
October 25, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Scholars Network at STEM Conference
October 24, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

SF BUILD Scientists Address Health Disparities at Symposium
October 23, 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF State News

How I Spent My Summer Vacation
October 23, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat Blog

This Chicana Chemist is Paying it Forward to Support Students from Underrepresented Groups
October 18, 2017 • Science magazine

ReBUILDetroit Offers Faculty Course in Effective Teaching Practices
October 17, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Research Day Presentations
October 3, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

BUILD PODER Scientist of the Week: Mehrnaz Siavoshi
October 2, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Meet Nadia Saadat
October 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Second Annual BUILD Symposium to Showcase Summer Research
September 26, 2017 • The University of Texas, El Paso, BUILDing SCHOLARS News

Meet Adrian Vasquez
September 18, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Tackle Negative Thinking Head-On to Boost Diversity in Biomedicine
September 16, 2017 • NPR Shots: Health News from NPR

Summer Sabbatical 2017 Awardees
September 15, 2017 • The University of Texas, El Paso, BUILD SCHOLARS News

Having a BLaST in Alaska…and Beyond
September 14, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat Blog

Meet Irfana Muqbil
September 13, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Forty BUILD PODER Students Gain Invaluable Experience from Summer Research Experiences at Leading Research Institutions Across the United States
September 12, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Detroit Mercy Biology ReBUILDetroit Scholar Shadows Medical Doctors in Spain
September 7, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Photo Essay: UCI Field Trip, Summer 2017
September 5, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Photo Essay: USC Field Trip, Summer 2017
September 1, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Making Mathematics Fun! (link no longer available)
August 24, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, College of Engineering & Science, News

BUILDing SCHOLARS 2017 Summer in Review
August 17, 2017 • The University of Texas, El Paso, BUILDing SCHOLARS News

BUILD PODER Hosts Family Day to Empower First-Generation College Students and Their Families
August 17, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Scholars Share Their Summer Experiences
August 11, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Paishon, Farias First UH West O'ahu Students Selected for BUILD EXITO Program for Undergraduate Research
August 10, 2017 • University of Hawaii, West O'ahu, E Kamakani Hou (The New Wind)

American Cancer Association Medical Officer Speaks to Scholars
August 8, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Undergraduate Course Based Research Published
August 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

SF State Researchers Bring Science to Summer Camp
July 28, 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF State News, University Communications (this article features the SF BUILD-supported HER lab)

Undergraduate Summer Research
July 25, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Sulema Rodriguez, BUILD EXITO Scholar, on Inclusion in Research
July 24, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network

ASCC Students Attend BUILD EXITO Orientation in Portland
July 20, 2017 • American Samoa Community College, Press Release

Scholars Work on D-Town Farms
July 18, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Annual BUILD Summer Symposium 2017
July 12, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

CSUN Staff Members Receive Patriot Award
July 10, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD PODER Spring 2017 Honor Roll
July 7, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD PODER Celebrates Two Years of Increasing Diversity in Research
June 29, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, CSUN Today

Morgan State University's ASCEND Scholars Engage with Baltimore City Students in the UMB CURE Program
June 27, 2017 • Diversity Program Consortium newsletter

SURGE 1 and 2 Elevator Speech Contest
June 20, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Rising Sophomores Present at National Conference
June 13, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

BUILD PODER Scholar Bryan Sanchez Receives Press Coverage of his Research on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Ready-to-Eat Foods at 2017 ASM Microbe Conference
June 13, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Biology Student to Spend Summer Researching on Belle Isle
June 10, 2017 • Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CLAS Acts

UTEP BUILD Seniors Recognized, Say Goodbye
June 9, 2017 • The University of Texas, El Paso, BUILDing SCHOLARS News

Maria Contreras: BUILD Scholar Uses Research Success as a Weapon Against Stereotype Threat
Summer 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

SF BUILD Scholars Prepared for Challenges of Graduate Programs
Summer 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

The Multiple Faces of UTEP Postdocs
Summer 2017 • The University of Texas, El Paso, UTEP: The University of Texas at El Paso Alumni Magazine

First Graduating Cohort of BUILD PODER Scholars at CSUN Ready to Embark on Promising Graduate Careers
June 7, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Lab Coat Ceremony Kicks off Summer Research
May 22, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

ASCEND Scholars Program (video)
May 11, 2017 • Morgan State University, ASCEND @Morgan State University YouTube Channel

Graduates to Receive Special Recognition at CSUN's Honors Convocation
May 8, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, CSUN Today

Let Knowledge Serve Representation (link no longer available)
Spring, 2017 • Portland State University, Fearless Stories

Message From the President: 'Affirmative Action' to Increase Diversity
May, 2017 • Society for Neuroscience, Neuroscience Quarterly

Students 'Build' Connections and More at Scientific Conferences
May 1, 2017 • NIGMS, Feedback Loop Blog

Digging Deeper, Doing Better: Research Science and the Messiness of Engaging Cultural Diversity (Webinar)
April 28, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN YouTube Channel

Communicating Science With Our Families
April 26, 2017 • Portland State University, BUILD EXITO YouTube Channel

NIH Funds ReBUILDetroit Pilot Grants
April 26, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Dr. Lee Gibbs on Earning his Ph.D. at UNTHSC and the Importance of Mentoring and Networking
April 22, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

SF BUILD and the CVP! Preventing Chronic Disease in Challenging Areas
April 19, 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

Research: (3-part video series)
Increased Confidence
Gets Foot in the Door
Provides Experience
April 19, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Opening the Doors to Biomedical Research Careers: NRMN Convenes Partner Societies and NIH Officials in April for Strategic Meeting at FASEB in Bethesda
April 15, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

Tomorrow's Scientists, Today
April 6, 2017 • NIH Office of the Director, Scientific Workforce Diversity, Blog

NRMN and the New England Science Symposium Convene for a Writing Accountability Workshop/Panel
April 5, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

Bit by the Research Bug: Priscilla's Growth as a Scientist
March 28, 2017 • NIGMS, Biomedical Beat blog

CSUN Stories: Frida Endinjok
March 21, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, CalStateNorthridge YouTube Channel

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Recognized for Academic Excellence
March 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Scholar Reflects on Recent Conference Presentation
March 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Recognized for Academic Excellence
March, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Building a Better Future (link no longer available)
February 22, 2017 • Clark College, Clark 27/4, News and Events

BUILD PODER Program Fosters Growth in Biomedical Research
February 21, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, The Sundial Campus News

Not Discounting His Future: Austin Works Toward His Goals
February 8, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat blog

UT Health San Antonio Featured in Life Science Network
February 7, 2017 • UT Health San Antonio, The Pipette Gazette

PROJECT PATHWAYS, Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Program at Xavier University of Louisiana
2016 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Project PATHWAYS BUILD Program, Informational Booklet

AAMC Highlights UMBC's National Model to Support Minority Student Success in Med School
January 26, 2017 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News Science & Technology

BUILD PODER at CSUN Student Video
Winter 2017 • BUILD PODER at CSUN Facebook page

Understanding Career Trajectories of Doctoral Students
January 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Getting it Done: Chyann's Path to Graduate School and Research
January 3, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat blog