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Graduate 10K+ Awards Announced

NSF – May 08, 2013

Under "Graduate 10K+", NSF, in partnership with GE and Intel, has awarded $10 million to nine institutions whose projects aim to increase retention of undergraduates in engineering and computer science. Awards were announced today during a "rollout" ceremony held at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.  View photos and posters from the event. Through Graduate 10K+, the National Science Foundation ... Read More

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STEPwork Webinar: Leveraging STEP Grants through Partnerships with Workforce Boards

May 06, 2013

Join this webinar on May 16th, 3:00pm EDT.  Register Here One of the biggest challenges of STEM programs is to find ways to extend the project’s successful work through institutional support and to also leverage other reliable sources of funding (private funding sources, other funding sources) to sustain some of the STEP grant components. This webinar will first highlight the successful ... Read More

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2013 WIDER Deadline

May 03, 2013

The 2013 WIDER solicitation is now available on the NSF website. The deadline for submitting proposals is July 3, 2013. Here is the synopsis from the solicitation: The chief goal of WIDER is to transform institutions of higher education into supportive environments for STEM faculty members to substantially increase their use of evidence-based teaching and learning practices. The first ... Read More

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John Sibert inducted into UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

April 25, 2013

Twelve outstanding educators were inducted into the inaugural class of The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers Tuesday night. The Academy of Distinguished Teachers was created to recognize outstanding educators at UT’s nine academic institutions. Members of the Academy will serve as a System-level advocacy group dedicated to enhancing teaching, fostering innovation in the ... Read More