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Current News

Supermentor 2018 Awardees
March 19, 2019 • The University of Texas at El Paso, BUILDing SCHOLARS News

Summer Sabbatical 2018 Awardees
March 19, 2019 • The University of Texas at El Paso, BUILDing SCHOLARS News

BUILD GMs of the Month: March 2019
March 15, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD Students of the Week: March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD Mentor Spotlight for March 2019: Dr. Kellie Walters
March 11, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD Students of the Week: March 8, 2019
March 8, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

REBUILDetroit DEI Libraries Rooted in Efficacy, Action, and Reflection
March 7, 2019 • University of Detroit, Mercy, ReBUILDetroit Facebook Video

BUILD Students of the Week: March 1, 2019
March 4, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

March Scientist of the Month
March 2019 • University of Alaska-Fairbanks, UAF BLaST

Fall 2018 Honor Roll
February 22, 2019 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD Students of the Week: February 22, 2019
February 22, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD PODER Mentor Crystal Rogers & Her Students Win 2018 BioArt Scientific Image & Video Competition
February 22, 2019 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD EXITO Turns Students into Scientific Researchers
February 21, 2019 • Talanei: News & More for American Samoa, News

Overcoming Religious Persecution: An Interview with Mona Hosseini
February 21, 2019 • Soundcloud, OHSU Week

BUILD Students of the Week: February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD GMs of the Month: February 2019
February 15, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Chelsea Fama: One of UOG's First BUILD EXITO Scholars
February 15, 2019 • University of Guam, News & Announcements

Tips for Communicating Effectively During Difficult Situations
February 14, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD

The Women who Contributed to Science but were Buried in Footnotes
February 11, 2019 • The Atlantic, Science

BUILD Mentor Spotlight for February 2019: Dr. Michelle Alencar
February 11, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD

New Study Spotlights the Female Scientists Hidden in Scientific Research
February 9, 2019 • KCBS All News (Radio)

Female Scientists' Contributions Overlooked in Research Papers, Study Finds
February 9, 2019 • San Francisco Chronicle, Local/Bay Area & State Section

BUILD Students of the Week: February 8, 2019
February 8, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Study Reveals the Hidden Contributions of Women to Science
February 7, 2019 • San Francisco State University, SF State News

BUILD PODER Mentor Rachel Mackelprang Helps CSUN Land Bee Campus USA Affiliate Status
February 4, 2019 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News (also featured in CSUN Today, Dec. 19, 2018)

BUILD Students of the Week: February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Faculty Perspective: ReBUILDetroit and Fine Focus Collaboration to Foster Successful STEM Education Opportunities
January 28, 2019 • Fine Focus, Vol 4 (2)

BUILD Students of the Week: January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BESST Graduate Prepares for Doctorate
January 24, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach College of Engineering, Engineering News

BP Mentor's Study Shows Dead Bacteria Can Soak Up Antibiotics to Help Their Community Survive
January 21, 2019 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News (also featured in CSUN Today, Dec. 18, 2018)

Lilac Hall Grand Opening Spotlights BUILD PODER
January 16, 2019 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD GMs of the Month: January 2019
January 16, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Developing a Science Identity at ABRCMS
December 19, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD Students of the Week: December 14, 2018
December 18, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

From Lab to Museum, New UMBC Grads Show the Powerful Impact of Original Research
December 18, 2018 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News

Students Combine Science and Social Consciousness
December 17, 2018 • San Francisco State University, SF State News

BUILD GMs of the Month: December 2018
December 12, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Morgan State ASCEND Scholars Attend 9th Annual Henrietta Lacks Symposium, Meet NIH Director Francis Collins
December 10, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter

December Scientist of the Month
December 2018 • University of Alaska-Fairbanks, UAF BLaST

A CSULB BUILD Success Story: Wilma Figueroa
November 30, 2018 • California State University,Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

NRMN @ ABRCMS 2018 Recap
November 28, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Mentor of the Month: Steve Lee, Ph.D.
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

MyMentor Tracks
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Optimizing Research Mentoring Relationships with AAMC Graduate and PostDoc Leaders
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

NRMN Master Facilitators Conference: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

My First SACNAS Conference was a Success - Amanda Roberts
November 26, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Six STEM Students Receive Awards at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
November 20, 2018 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Xavier News & Stories, Research

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Shine at National Conference
November 20, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

BUILD GMS of the Month: November 2018
November 20, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD Students of the Week: November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

ReBUILDetroit Scholar and Co. Receive 2018 ANACHEM/SAS Undergraduate Student Award
November 13, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

College of Engineering & Science Research Symposium 2018 Video Recap
November 8, 2018 • University of Detroit, Mercy, ReBUILDetroit Facebook Video

BUILD Students of the Week: November 2, 2018
November 2, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Six BUILD PODER Scholars Among Prestigious "Northridge Scholars"
November 1, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

UAF BLaST Scientist of the Month: Mackenzie Jenkins
November 2018 • University of Alaska-Fairbanks, UAF BLaST

BUILD Graduate Mentors Learn About the Validity of Their Work
October 30, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

National Academies Roundtable Features NRMN Investigators and Mentees
October 26, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

NRMN-CAN Hosts 4th Annual Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference, "Passport to Success, from Management to Grantsmanship"
October 25, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

BUILD Students of the Week: October 26, 2018
October 24, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD GMs of the Month: October 2018
October 23, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD Students of the Week: October 19, 2018
October 19, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Earn 1st and 3rd Place at University Detroit Mercy Research Symposium 2018
October 12, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Building Diversity in Science, One Interaction at a Time
October 8, 2018 • San Francisco State University, UNDARK digital magazine

BUILD GMs of the Month: September 2018
October 4, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

No Destination Too Far: CSUN BUILD PODER Students Share Their Summer Research Experiences Away from Home
October 3, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Guest Speaker Encourages Students to Shoot for the Stars
October 3, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Year 1 Scholars Share Their Thoughts About SURGE 2018
September 26, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Spring 2018 Honor Roll
September 23, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

NRMN Collaborates with CCHE to Host the 8th Annual Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI)
September 20, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Annual BUILD Symposium to Showcase Summer Research
September 19, 2018 • The University of Texas, El Paso, BUILDing SCHOLARS News

My Mentorship Experience
September 18, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Attend 3rd Annual Fall Research Day
September 15, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

NRMN Hosts a Booser Dose Grantsmanship Training to Provide Additional Resources to Past Trainees
September 14, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Mentor of the Month: Emily Lescak
September 14, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Where are They Now?
September 13, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

South Africa to Colorado: Summer Research Helps UMBC Stem BUILD Students Chart Their Course
September 12, 2018 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News

Student Spotlight: Aiyana Ponce Inducted into Spring 2018 "4 + 4" Academic Club
September 11, 2018 • The University of Texas, El Paso, College of Science "People"

Q&A: Angela Byars-Winston Works to Grow and Diversify the Scientific Workforce
September 10, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Driving Force: Q&A with David Burgess
September 10, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Changemakers: A Step Toward Better Health
Fall 2018 • San Francisco State University, SF State Magazine

Mentor of the Month: Nina Wampler
August 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

GradPI: Helping You Choose the Right Advisor
August 23, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

STEP-UP Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018
August 23, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

CSUN BUILD PODER Mentor Luciana Lagana and Her Students Present Research Posters at the 2018 American Psychological Association Convention in San Francisco
August 20, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

UMBC's Summer Undergraduate Research Fest 2018 Spotlights Talents of Emerging Scientists
August 14, 2018 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News

Summer Enrichment Program Closing Ceremony 2018
August 10, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Anchorage Health Care Providers Discuss Rural Tele-health Systems with FCC Commissioner
August 8, 2018 • University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Alaska Public Media

One University's Story: 6 Ways Michigan State University is Leveraging the Resources and Expertise of the National Research Mentoring Network
August 3, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

CSUN BUILD PODER Class of 2018 Pursues Exciting Graduate Educational Careers
July 31, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter

XULA BUILD Graduates Celebrated for Top Honors at 2018 Commencement
July 31, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter

UAF BLaST Celebrates Graduates in May 2018
July 31, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter

Alaska Scientists Awarded $1.8 Million to Promote Healthy Eating and Active Play
July 24, 2018 • University of Alaska-Fairbanks, UAF News and Information

UMBC's BUILD a Bridge to STEM Internship Offers Students a Transformative Research Experience
July 23, 2018 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News

Mentor of the Month: Muhammad Waseem
July 16, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

MyMentor Welcomes Summer Student Programs!
July 16, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Preparing Future Women STEM Leaders
July 16, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Summer Research Experience Poster Symposium 2018
Summer 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Ancient Bloodsuckers: Biologist Gathers Genetic Clues from Sea Lampreys
June 29, 2018 • National Institutes of Health, NIH Record

A Leap of Faith (Podcast)
June 26, 2018 • Oregon Health and Science University, OHSU Week SoundCloud podcast

Mentor of the Month: Dr. Ann Stock
June 20, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

Dr. Letisha Wyatt Leads the Way for PI Mentorship Training at OHSU!
June 20, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

Biologist Randall Roper Adopts Mentorship Framework from NRMN Training
June 20, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

NRMN-CAN Mentor Training Workshops 2018
June 20, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

This Month at Xavier TMAX: 500 Degrees Awarded at 2018 Commencement
June 2018 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Xavier Marketing & Communications

Appreciation Day Showcases STEM Talents
May 30, 2018 • Clackamas Community College, The Clackamas Print

UTEP Professors, Students Introduce Method to Migrate Brain Mapping Data Across Different Atlases
May 23, 2018 • The University of Texas, El Paso, UTEP Campus Newsfeed

Incorporate Cultural Awareness into Your Mentoring with CAM Trainee Dr. Tiera Coston!
May 22, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

Dr. Luz Huntington-Moskos Shares how NRMN Supports Grant Writing Success
May 22, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

Mentor of the Month: Archana Gopalakrishnan
May 17, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

A Winding Road to a Ph.D.
May 10, 2018 • San Francisco State University, SF State News

Early-Career Speaker Describes Genomics Antics of Ancient Vertebrate, Answers Questions from Undergrads
May 2, 2018 • NIGMS Feedback Loop Blog

NIH Official Promotes Diverse Scientific Workforce at Weill Cornell Medicine
April 30, 2018 • Cornell University, Cornell Chronicle

Supportive Mentors Help UMBC STEM BUILD Undergraduates Grow into Confident Scientists
April 27, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Newsletter

My Undergraduate Research Experience with ASCEND at Morgan State University
April 27, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Newsletter

Scholar Selected for Summer Internship at NIH
March 19, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Detroit Mercy Professor Studying Primary Care for People with Serious Mental Illness
March 16, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, News

Biology Faculty Receives National Recognition for Supporting Undergraduate Research
March 16, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, College of Engineering & Science, News

BUILD PODER Celebrates Pi Day with CSUN
March 16, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, CSUN Today

Using Expressive Writing to Keep Students Grounded and Engaged in Science Courses
March 8, 2018 • KQED News, Mind/Shift

CSU and University of Alaska Fairbanks Cohost Workshops in Todos Santos
February 28, 2018 • Colorado State University, SOURCE

SF BUILD Focuses on New Faculty in Push for Inclusive Classrooms
February 21, 2018 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

BUILD PODER: Equity Through Research
February 21, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, The Sundial, News

Building on BUILD: What's on the Horizon for the Diversity Program Consortium?
February 13, 2018 • NIH Office of the Director, Scientific Workforce Diversity, Blog

CSUN Professors Test Behaviors in Current Fire Prevention and Safety Methods
February 13, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, The Sundial, News

Amazing Research Experience
February 12, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

ReBUILDetroit: The Future of Biomedical Research (includes videos)
February 6, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Innovative Undergraduate Research Spaces Focus of Publication
January 30, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, College of Engineering & Science News

Celebrating National Mentoring Month with #MyBUILDMentor!
January 17, 2018 •California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD Mentee/Mentor Pair Travel to Hong Kong
January 9, 2018 • The University of Texas, El Paso, BUILDing SCHOLARS News

Celebrate National Mentoring Month!
January 8, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News


Newsletters

Videos - ASCEND Program
Collected videos • Morgan State University, ASCEND Program

Project Pathways: Booklet 3
2018 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Project Pathways

Issue 2, Winter 2017: Project PATHWAYS
Winter 2017 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Project PATHWAYS BUILD Program Quarterly Newsletter

One Health Newsletter
2016 • University of Alaska, Fairbanks, One Health Newsletter

DPC Newsletter, Current Edition
Monthly publication • Diversity Program Consortium

DPC Newsletter, Archive
October 16, 2015 - Present • Diversity Program Consortium

NRMN Monthly Newsletter
October 2016 • National Research Mentoring Network Monthly Newsletter

BUILD Research Mentor Monthly Newsletter
November 2015 – Present, Monthly • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Issue 1, Fall 2016: Project PATHWAYS
Fall 2016 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Project PATHWAYS BUILD Program Quarterly Newsletter


Announcements and Events

2019 Annual BUILD Research Symposium
January 17, 2019 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD

Research Resources and Outreach Core (RROC) Recent Publication
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Dr. Charles Rogers Receives a Nearly $900,000 K01 Grant from the National Cancer Institute
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Present at the Final Annual BUILD Research Symposium
November 1, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

Coming Soon: New Look, Still NRMN
August 23, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

BUILD PODER Faculty Mentor Receives $435,000 Federal Grant to Study Ways to Improve the Health of Those who are HIV+
June 22, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Arleigh Reynolds Named Director of One Health at UAF
May 24, 2018 • University of Alaska, Fairbanks, UAF News and Information

Over 70 BUILD PODER Students Present at CSUNposium
April 6, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Presentations
February 23, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

March 2 Application Deadline to Join BUILD PODER's Fourth Cohort Approaches
February 19, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo is Appointed the Chair of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity at UCSF
July 21, 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF State News, University Communications

ReBUILDetroit Hosts American Cancer Society Chief Medical Officer August 4
July 13, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Wayne State Dean of Graduate School Recipient of the 2017 Wayne Women LEAD Women of Distinction Award
April 24, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

NRMN Announces Culturally Aware Mentorship (CAM) Training
April 23, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

Xavier hosts the 14th Annual Festival of Scholars, Presented by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity - Event Program
April 20-21, 2017 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Center for Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity

UNT Health Science Center Receives More Than $2 Million from CPRIT
April 20, 2017 • D CEO Healthcare News

Dr. Elizabeth Ofili to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
April, 2017 • Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc., announcement at National Minority Quality Forum Annual Leadership Awards Dinner

NIH Awards CSUN Professor $1.46 Million to Support Breast, Pancreatic Cancer Research
February 27, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, CSUN Today

2017 Annual BUILD Research Symposium Highlights
February 6, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Students Are My Real Inspiration
January 3, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, College of Engineering & Science, News Release

Dr. Krukonis Mentors for ReBUILDetroit Summer Research Program
Fall/Winter, 2016 (published January 3, 2017) • Leading Edge, University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry Magazine

Scholar Wins "Best Undergraduate Poster"
November 2016 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

SF BUILD Scholar, Destinee Lanns, Wins the 2016 ABRCMS Presentation Award
November 2016 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

Dr. Kola Okuyemi Receives $1.5M NIH Renewal Grant for Cancer-Related Health Disparities Training
October 18, 2016 • University of Minnesota, Medical School Blog

BUILD Symposium to Showcase Summer Research
September 26, 2016 • University of Texas at El Paso, UTEP News

Like and Follow the New NIH DPC Social Media Feeds!
September 2016 • Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter "Consortium Team Updates"

Dr. Leah E. Robinson's "Outstanding" Proposal Receives R01 Funding
September 2016 • Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter "People in Biomedicine" Feature

New Grant to Study Chronic Disease in Native/Pacific Populations
August 24, 2016 • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, News

Two BUILD Students Present at International Meeting
July 2016 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Dean Celebrates Transformation of iNSPIRE Lab
July 2016 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit Program News

New Logo for the Biomedical Diversity Program Consortium is Here!
June 2016 • Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter "Consortium Team Updates"

Special Announcement: Okuyemi Named Endowed Chair for Health Equity Research
May 2016 • University of Minnesota, Program in Health Disparities Research Events and Announcements