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Current News

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

A CSULB BUILD Success Story: Wilma FigueroaLink to external Web site
November 30, 2018 • California State University,Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

NRMN @ ABRCMS 2018 RecapLink to external Web site
November 28, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

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

MyMentor TracksLink to external Web site
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Optimizing Research Mentoring Relationships with AAMC Graduate and PostDoc LeadersLink to external Web site
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

NRMN Master Facilitators Conference: Looking Back and Looking AheadLink to external Web site
November 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

My First SACNAS Conference was a Success - Amanda RobertsLink to external Web site
November 26, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

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

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Shine at National ConferenceLink to external Web site
November 20, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

BUILD GMS of the Month: November 2018Link to external Web site
November 20, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD Students of the Week: November 16, 2018Link to external Web site
November 16, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

ReBUILDetroit Scholar and Co. Receive 2018 ANACHEM/SAS Undergraduate Student AwardLink to external Web site
November 13, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

BUILD Students of the Week: November 2, 2018Link to external Web site
November 2, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

UAF BLaST Scientist of the Month: Mackenzie JenkinsLink to external Web site
November 2018 • University of Alaska-Fairbanks, UAF BLaST

BUILD Graduate Mentors Learn About the Validity of Their WorkLink to external Web site
October 30, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

National Academies Roundtable Features NRMN Investigators and MenteesLink to external Web site
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"Link to external Web site
October 25, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

BUILD Students of the Week: October 26, 2018Link to external Web site
October 24, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD GMs of the Month: October 2018Link to external Web site
October 23, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

BUILD Students of the Week: October 19, 2018Link to external Web site
October 19, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

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

Building Diversity in Science, One Interaction at a TimeLink to external Web site
October 8, 2018 • San Francisco State University, UNDARK digital magazine

BUILD GMs of the Month: September 2018Link to external Web site
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 HomeLink to external Web site
October 3, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

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

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

Spring 2018 Honor RollLink to external Web site
September 23, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

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

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

My Mentorship ExperienceLink to external Web site
September 18, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

ReBUILDetroit Scholars Attend 3rd Annual Fall Research DayLink to external Web site
September 15, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

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

Mentor of the Month: Emily LescakLink to external Web site
September 14, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Where are They Now?Link to external Web site
September 13, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, CSULB BUILD News

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

Student Spotlight: Aiyana Ponce Inducted into Spring 2018 "4 + 4" Academic ClubLink to external Web site
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 WorkforceLink to external Web site
September 10, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Driving Force: Q&A with David BurgessLink to external Web site
September 10, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Changemakers: A Step Toward Better HealthLink to external Web site
Fall 2018 • San Francisco State University, SF State Magazine

Mentor of the Month: Nina WamplerLink to external Web site
August 27, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

GradPI: Helping You Choose the Right AdvisorLink to external Web site
August 23, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

STEP-UP Undergraduate Research Symposium 2018Link to external Web site
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 FranciscoLink to external Web site
August 20, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

UMBC's Summer Undergraduate Research Fest 2018 Spotlights Talents of Emerging ScientistsLink to external Web site
August 14, 2018 • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC News

Summer Enrichment Program Closing Ceremony 2018Link to external Web site
August 10, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

Anchorage Health Care Providers Discuss Rural Tele-health Systems with FCC CommissionerLink to external Web site
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 NetworkLink to external Web site
August 3, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

CSUN BUILD PODER Class of 2018 Pursues Exciting Graduate Educational CareersLink to external Web site
July 31, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter

XULA BUILD Graduates Celebrated for Top Honors at 2018 CommencementLink to external Web site
July 31, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter

UAF BLaST Celebrates Graduates in May 2018Link to external Web site
July 31, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter

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

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

Mentor of the Month: Muhammad WaseemLink to external Web site
July 16, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

MyMentor Welcomes Summer Student Programs!Link to external Web site
July 16, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Preparing Future Women STEM LeadersLink to external Web site
July 16, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, NRMN Blog

Summer Research Experience Poster Symposium 2018Link to external Web site
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) Link to external Web site
June 26, 2018 • Oregon Health and Science University, OHSU Week SoundCloud podcast

Mentor of the Month: Dr. Ann StockLink to external Web site
June 20, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

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

Biologist Randall Roper Adopts Mentorship Framework from NRMN Training Link to external Web site
June 20, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

NRMN-CAN Mentor Training Workshops 2018 Link to external Web site
June 20, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

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

Appreciation Day Showcases STEM Talents Link to external Web site
May 30, 2018 • Clackamas Community College, The Clackamas Print

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

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

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

Mentor of the Month: Archana Gopalakrishnan Link to external Web site
May 17, 2018 • National Research Mentoring Network, Medium

A Winding Road to a Ph.D. Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
April 30, 2018 • Cornell University, Cornell Chronicle

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

My Undergraduate Research Experience with ASCEND at Morgan State University Link to external Web site
April 27, 2018 • Diversity Program Consortium, Newsletter

Scholar Selected for Summer Internship at NIH Link to external Web site
March 19, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

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

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

BUILD PODER Celebrates Pi Day with CSUN Link to external Web site
March 16, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, CSUN Today

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

CSU and University of Alaska Fairbanks Cohost Workshops in Todos Santos Link to external Web site
February 28, 2018 • Colorado State University, SOURCE

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

BUILD PODER: Equity Through Research Link to external Web site
February 21, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, The Sundial, News

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

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

Amazing Research Experience Link to external Web site
February 12, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

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

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

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

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

Celebrate National Mentoring Month! Link to external Web site
January 8, 2018 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News


Newsletters

Project Pathways: Booklet 3 Link to external Web site
2018 • Xavier University of Louisiana, Project Pathways

Issue 2, Winter 2017: Project PATHWAYS Link to external Web site

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

One Health Newsletter Link to external Web site
2016 • University of Alaska, Fairbanks, One Health Newsletter

DPC Newsletter, Current Edition Link to external Web site
Monthly publication • Diversity Program Consortium

DPC Newsletter, Archive Link to external Web site
October 16, 2015 - Present • Diversity Program Consortium

NRMN Monthly Newsletter Link to external Web site
October 2016 • National Research Mentoring Network Monthly Newsletter

BUILD Research Mentor Monthly Newsletter Link to external Web site
November 2015 – Present, Monthly California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Issue 1, Fall 2016: Project PATHWAYS Link to external Web site
Fall 2016Xavier University of Louisiana, Project PATHWAYS BUILD Program Quarterly Newsletter


Announcements and Events

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

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

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

Coming Soon: New Look, Still NRMN Link to external Web site
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+ Link to external Web site
June 22, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

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

Over 70 BUILD PODER Students Present at CSUNposium Link to external Web site
April 6, 2018 • California State University, Northridge, BUILD PODER News

Presentations Link to external Web site
February 23, 2018 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

March 2 Application Deadline to Join BUILD PODER's Fourth Cohort Approaches Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
July 21, 2017 • San Francisco State University, SF State News, University Communications

ReBUILDetroit Hosts American Cancer Society Chief Medical Officer August 4 Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
April 24, 2017 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

NRMN Announces Culturally Aware Mentorship (CAM) Training Link to external Web site
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 Pro​gram Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
April 20, 2017 • D CEO Healthcare News

Dr. Elizabeth Ofili to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award Link to external Web site
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 Link to external Web site
February 27, 2017 • California State University, Northridge, CSUN Today

2017 Annual BUILD Research Symposium Highlights Link to external Web site
February 6, 2017 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

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

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

Scholar Wins "Best Undergraduate Poster" Link to external Web site
November 2016 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit News

SF BUILD Scholar, Destinee Lanns, Wins the 2016 ABRCMS Presentation Award Link to external Web site
November 2016 • San Francisco State University, SF BUILD News

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

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

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

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

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

Two BUILD Students Present at International Meeting Link to external Web site
July 2016 • California State University, Long Beach, BUILD News

Dean Celebrates Transformation of iNSPIRE Lab Link to external Web site
July 2016 • University of Detroit-Mercy, ReBUILDetroit Program News

New Logo for the Biomedical Diversity Program Consortium is Here! Link to external Web site
June 2016 • Diversity Pro​gram Consortium Newsletter "Consortium Team Updates"

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

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