Upcoming Meetings & Events
Call for Applications: Aspiring Physicians & Research Scientists Conference at Cleveland Clinic
May 22-24, 2013
Cleveland Clinic is proud to sponsor a two-day conference focusing on science and innovation for American Indian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and underprivileged science, math, and pre-med undergraduate students. Cleveland Clinic physician and research scientist-led presentations and student research projects comprise the conference agenda.
The 5th Annual Aspiring Physicians and Research Scientists Conference (APRSC) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 22nd, Thursday, May 23rd and Friday, May 24th, 2013 at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.
The application deadline is April 5, 2013.
Applicants, who must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in college majoring in math, science, or pre-med will be notified of acceptance via email by April 19, 2013. Research students interested in participating in the poster research scholarship competition must submit an abstract of their work by April 12, 2013. Applicants accepted to present their posters will be notified by email by April 19, 2013.
For more information, click here or contact the Office of Diversity at email@example.com or 216-445-7323.
TMCF’s 2013 Member-Universities Professional Institute (MUPI)
March 24-27, 2013
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) supports and represents nearly 300,000 students attending its 47 member-schools that include public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), medical schools and law schools. TMCF helps students with a clear intention and the motivation to succeed and acquire a high-quality college education at an affordable cost.
TMCF’s 2013 Member-Universities Professional Institute (MUPI) will be held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. This three- day event will focus on improving preparation, broadening pathways, and expanding professional opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics (STEAM). For over a decade, TMCF has hosted this capacity- building conference to engage its member-schools in research-driven conversations that lead to enhanced institutional practices and positive outcomes for public HBCU students. This year, we will convene TMCF member-school presidents, provosts, deans, STEAM faculty and institutional researchers who are able to effect real change within their schools.
For more information and to register today, please access the conference website .
2013 ERN Conference in STEM
February 28th – March 2, 2013 / Washington, D.C.
Please visit the ERN Conference website for complete information.
Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM
Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel
210 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
February 23-25, 2012
The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The conference is aimed at college and university undergraduate and graduate students who participate in programs funded by the NSF HRD Unit, including underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities.
For complete information, visit the ERN Conference website.
The conference registration deadline is: February 1, 2012.
Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics
The Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society will be holding a workshop titled “Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics” at the Hyatt Regency Washington Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., on Sunday, April 1, 2012.
The workshop will provide students an introduction to the field of (bio)statistics and careers choices in statistics along with the opportunity to network with graduate students and professionals in the field. Students majoring in mathematics, science, and engineering and are interested in pursuing graduate studies and utilizing their skills in the medical and public health fields are the target audience for this workshop.
Funding is available to reimburse for travel expenses and lodging, up to $650 per participant (faculty and/or students). The last two years registration for this workshop reached full capacity by December.
Please register soon at: http://www.enar.org/meetings2012/diversity.cfm
Download flyer: http://www.emerging-researchers.org/files/2011/10/2012-ENAR-Diversity-Workshop-Flyer.pdf
Questions: Contact co-chairs Reneé Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org, 215-898-1696) or Knashawn Morales (email@example.com, 215-573-8978).