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In the News: National Science Foundation awards $2.4 million for program for minority women in STEM

Christa Martens The National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Program (AGEP) is a program and funding source committed to growing the numbers of underrepresented minorities who attend graduate school in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The AGEP program is especially committed to supporting diverse STEM faculty and other members of [...]

Meet a Committee Member: Lucas Beaufore

Bethanie Statler EYH Chicago would like to introduce you to organizing committee member Lucas Beaufore! Lucas is from Columbus, Ohio. He always knew he wanted to be an experimental physicist since he participated in the FIRST Robotics Team in his high school. He studied engineering physics at the Ohio State University because he loves “learning [...]

In the News: Tanya Moore Develops a Community for Women of Color in Mathematics

Jasmine Edison    Value people, value learning, value kindness. These are the intentions that Tanya Moore, Ph.D. begins each day with. Moore currently serves as the Vice President of Mission Advancement for Goodwill Industries and is a founder of Infinite Possibilities Conference, a national conference designed to support women of color interested in mathematics and [...]

Meet a Committee Member: Heather Macomber

Bethanie Statler   San Diegan born, Heather grew up near several major research centers and universities. Her mother promoted her involvement in various science camps and other experience-based programs for children. In what Heather calls “a serendipitous turn of fate,” she attended Expanding Your Horizons event in California. Heather remembers, being surrounded by other girls [...]