February/March Newsletter 2017

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NEWSLETTER

February/March 2017
Welcome to our inaugural SEIRI Newsletter. With each issue we will keep you informed of the latest information regarding upcoming STEM events, funding opportunities and STEM news. Please feel free to contact Sheila Summers, shesumme@iupui.edu, with questions or comments.

Upcoming STEM Education Events

NSF Career Program Session 1: General Information and Eligibility
Fri, Feb 24, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EST
University Library, Room 1126

An overview of the guidelines and eligibility requirements will be presented. Participants will also learn what resources are available to support development of a competitive proposal to the National Science Foundation CAREER Program. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch to the session. For the registration form, click here.


NSF Career Program Session 2: Panel of Successful Applicants
Thur, Mar 23, 2017, 10-:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
University Library, Room 1126

As a follow-up to the initial introductory session in February, recent NSF CAREER award recipients will share insights into securing funding through this program and address questions from session participants. For the registration form, click here.


SEIRI Seed Grant Information Session
Wednesday, April 12, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
University Library, Room 1116

SEIRI at IUPUI is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 SEIRI Seed Grant (SSG). The goal of this competition is to facilitate and support STEM education innovation and research by growing the body of Discipline-Based Education researchers at IUPUI. Submission deadline: May 15, 2017. For more information, click here.


STEM Activities In The Community

Engineer's Day
Sat, Feb 25, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian Street

Local Engineers are visiting the museum to lead activities and demonstrate how engineering contributes to our health and safety. Ask questions, get answers and build something incredible at Engineer's Day!


Rolls-Royce Museum
Tues - Fri, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST
450 S. Meridian Street

Admission is free. A company museum at Rolls-Royce North America's downtown Indianapolis campus is designed as a place where students can get interested in science and technology. There are interactive digital displays where visitors can learn more about the objects in front of them.


Family Learning in STEM
Tues - Sun, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian Street

"The Heritage Group Center for Family STEM is helping to foster relationships and programs that will put our visitors face-to-face with more real life scientists and experts who are changing the world as a result of their research." The Children's Museum will open another science-based exhibit, called Dow AgroSciences Science Works.


Recommended Reading
Chase, A. M., Clancy, H. A., Lachance, R. P., Mathison, B. M., Chiu, M. M., & Weaver, G. C. (2017). Improving critical thinking via authenticity: the CASPiE research experience in a military academy chemistry course. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 18(1), 55-63. To read the article, click here.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities
For more information on working with SEIRI, visit our website: https://seiri.iupui.edu/workingwithus/index.html

SEIRI Seed Grant Competition
Submission Deadline:Mon, May 15, 2017
The STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute at IUPUI is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 SEIRI Seed Grant (SSG). The goal of this competition is to facilitate and support STEM Education Innovation and Research by growing the body of Discipline_Based Education researchers at IUPUI. For more information, click here.

STEM+C: STEM + Computing Partnerships
Full Proposal Deadline:Wed, Mar 29, 2017
For more information, click here.

Spencer Foundation: Small Research Grants
Full Proposal Deadline:Mon, May 1, 2017; Tues, Aug 1, 2017; Wed, Nov 1, 2017
For more information, click here.

REU: Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Full Proposal Deadline:Fri, May 26 ,2017; Wed, Aug 23, 2017
For more information, click here.

Bridges to the Baccalaureate
Full Proposal Deadline:Wed, June 7, 2017
For more information, click here.

Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)
Full Proposal Deadline:Wed, Jul 19, 2017; Thur, Jul 20, 2017; Fri, Jul 21, 2017
For more information, click here.

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)
Full Proposal Deadline:Wed, Aug 9, 2017
For more information, click here.

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
Full Proposal Deadline:Tues, August 29, 2017
For more information, click here.

Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Full Proposal Deadline:Wed, Oct 4, 2017
For more information, click here.

Thank you for reading our newsletter. We hope you found something that piqued your interest. Feel free to contact us with suggestions or ideas for future issues and comments. Please check our website for more information.
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