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 Link to external Web site
December 19, 2017 • Science magazine

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

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

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

ReBUILDetroit Faculty Presents on Summer Experience Program Link to external Web site
November 27, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

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

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

BUILD PODER Scientist of the Week: Jessica Yamauchi Link to external Web site
November 14, 2017 • California State University,  Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Detroit Mercy Faculty Receives Excellence Award Link to external Web site
November 14, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

CSULB BUILD Program Information (video) Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
November 8, 2017 • California State University,  Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD PODER Scientist of the Week: Paulo Sitagata Link to external Web site
November 8, 2017 • California State University,  Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Undergraduate Course-Based Research Published Link to external Web site
November 6, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Collaborative Partnership Provides Insight into Academic Scholarship Link to external Web site
November 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Featured Scholar: Bethany Morin Link to external Web site
November 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD Student Updates

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

BUILD EXITO: A Successful Research Pathway Link to external Web site
October 26, 2017 • Portland State University, BUILD EXITO YouTube Channel

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

Get Ahead: Find a Career in the Growing Health Care Industry (video) Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
October 25, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Scholars Network at STEM Conference Link to external Web site
October 24, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

SF BUILD Scientists Address Health Disparities at Symposium Link to external Web site
October 23, 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF State News

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Link to external Web site
October 23, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat Blog

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

ReBUILDetroit Offers Faculty Course in Effective Teaching Practices Link to external Web site
October 17, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Research Day Presentations Link to external Web site
October 3, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

BUILD PODER Scientist of the Week: Mehrnaz Siavoshi Link to external Web site
October 2, 2017 • California State University,  Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Meet Nadia Saadat Link to external Web site
October 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

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

Meet Adrian Vasquez Link to external Web site
September 18, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

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

Summer Sabbatical 2017 Awardees Link to external Web site
September 15, 2017 • The University of Texas, El Paso, BUILD SCHOLARS News

Having a BLaST in Alaska…and Beyond Link to external Web site
September 14, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat Blog

Meet Irfana Muqbil Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
September 12, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Detroit Mercy Biology ReBUILDetroit Scholar Shadows Medical Doctors in Spain Link to external Web site
September 7, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Photo Essay: UCI Field Trip, Summer 2017Link to external Web site
September 5, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Photo Essay: USC Field Trip, Summer 2017 Link to external Web site
September 1, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Making Mathematics Fun! Link to external Web site
August 24, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, College of Engineering & Science, News

BUILDing SCHO​LARS 2017 Summer in Review Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
August 17, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Scholars Share Their Summer Experiences Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
August 10, 2017 • University of Hawaii, West O'ahu, E Kamakani Hou (The New Wind)

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

Undergraduate Course Based Research Published Link to external Web site
August 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

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

Undergraduate Summer Research Link to external Web site
July 25, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Sulema Rodriguez, BUILD EXITO Scholar, on Inclusion in Research Link to external Web site
July 24, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network

ASCC Students Attend BUILD EXITO Orientation in Portland Link to external Web site
July 20, 2017 • American Samoa Community College, Press Release

Scholars Work on D-Town Farms Link to external Web site
July 18, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Annual BUILD Summer Symposium 2017 Link to external Web site
July 12, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

CSUN Staff Members Receive Patriot Award Link to external Web site
July 10, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD PODER Spring 2017 Honor Roll Link to external Web site
July 7, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

BUILD PODER Celebrates Two Years of Increasing Diversity in Research Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
June 27, 2017 • Diversity Program Consortium newsletter

SURGE 1 and 2 Elevator Speech Contest Link to external Web site
June 20, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Rising Sophomores Present at National Conference Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
June 13, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

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

UTEP BUILD Seniors Recognized, Say Goodbye Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
Summer 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

SF BUILD Scholars Prepared for Challenges of Graduate Programs Link to external Web site
Summer 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

The Multiple Faces of UTEP Postdocs Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
June 7, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Lab Coat Ceremony Kicks off Summer Research Link to external Web site
May 22, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

ASCEND Scholars Program (video) Link to external Web site
May 11, 2017 • Morgan State University, ASCEND @Morgan State University YouTube Channel

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

Let Knowledge Serve RepresentationLink to external Web site
Spring, 2017 • Portland State University, Fearless Stories

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

Students 'Build' Connections and More at Scientific Conferences Link to external Web site
May 1, 2017 • NIGMS, Feedback Loop Blog

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

Communicating Science With Our Families Link to external Web site
April 26, 2017 • Portland State University, BUILD EXITO YouTube Channel

NIH Funds ReBUILDetroit Pilot Grants Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
April 22, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

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

Research: (3-part video series)
Increased Confidence Link to external Web site
Gets Foot in the Door Link to external Web site
Provides Experience Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
April 15, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

Tomorrow's Scientists, Today Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
April 5, 2017 • National Research Mentoring Network, News

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

CSUN Stories: Frida Endinjok Link to external Web site
March 21, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, CalStateNorthridge YouTube Channel

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Recognized for Academic Excellence Link to external Web site
March 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Scholar Reflects on Recent Conference Presentation Link to external Web site
March 2, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Recognized for Academic Excellence Link to external Web site
March, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Building a Better Future Link to external Web site
February 22, 2017 • Clark College, Clark 27/4, News and Events

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

Not Discounting His Future: Austin Works Toward His Goals Link to external Web site
February 8, 2017 • NIGMS Biomedical Beat blog

UT Health San Antonio Featured in Life Science Network Link to external Web site
February 7, 2017 • UT Health San Antonio, The Pipette Gazette

BUILD EXITO: A Pathway to Creating Scientific Researchers and Innovators in the NMI Link to external Web site
February 6, 2017 • Marianas Variety Newspaper, Community Bulletins

PROJECT PATHWAYS, Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Program at Xavier University of Louisiana Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site 
January 26, 2017 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News Science & Technology

BUILD PODER at CSUN Student Video Link to external Web site
Winter 2017 • BUILD PODER at CSUN Facebook page

Understanding Career Trajectories of Doctoral Students Link to external Web site
January 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

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