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SEIRI NEWSLETTER
June/July 2017
Welcome to the 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.


National STEM Education Events
2017 Special Symposia Series - Evolution & Core Processes in Gene Expression
DATE: July 13-16, 2017
PLACE: Kansas City, MO

For more information, click here.

Transforming Undergraduate Education in the Molecular Life Sciences
DATE: July 20-23, 2017
PLACE: Tampa, FL

For more information, click here.

Making Meaning Through Modeling: Problem Solving in Biology
DATE: July 23-28, 2017
PLACE: Michigan State University, East Lansing

For more information, click here.

2017 Special Symposia Series - Membrane-Anchored Serine Proteases
DATE: Sept. 14-17, 2017
PLACE: Potomac, MD

For more information, click here.

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Save the Dates
Ann Austin
Ann Austin - Strategies for Increasing Involvement of Women Scholars in STEM Field: Lessons from Advance Institutions
DATE: Mon, Oct 23, 2017
TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST
PLACE: University Library, Lilly Auditorium, IUPUI


What strategies have been used in universities across the country to create institutional environments that encourage the success of women scholars? Which strategies work most effectively, and why? Leading organizational change in higher education to create more inclusive environments and to support a more diverse faculty requires strategic choices about appropriate levers for change that are effective in complex organizations.

Isiah Warner
Isiah Warner - Reflections on STEM Programs within the Office of Strategic Initiatives
DATE: Wed, Mar 28, 2018
TIME: 3:00-5:30 PM EST
PLACE: Campus Center Theater, CE 002


In the United States, less than half of the students who enter into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate programs as freshmen will graduate with a STEM degree. On this basis, there is a clear need for innovative initiatives that promote undergraduate retention and achievement within STEM. The LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) has developed a stable of such initiatives.

Erin Dolan - Engaging Undergraduates in Research at Scale: What if the treatment is a CURE?
DATE: Fri, Nov. 17, 2017
TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
PLACE: University Library, Lilly Auditorium, IUPUI

Erin Dolan is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Innovative Science Education at the University of Georgia.

Michael Ashby
DATE: Wed, Nov. 8, 2017
TIME: 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
PLACE: IUPUI, ROOM LD 010

Michael Ashby received his Bachelor's of Science Degree and Ph.D from the University of Arizona. Michael did his postdoc research at University of Wurzburg in Germany.

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

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program
Full Proposal Deadlines: July 19-21 (dates vary by directorate)
For more information, click here.

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants
Full Proposal Deadlines: August 1, 2017; November 1, 2017
For more information, click here.

NSF Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
Full Proposal Deadline: August 9, 2017
For more information, click here.

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Full Proposal Deadlines: August 23, 2017
For more information, click here.

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

NSF EHR Core Research: Fundamental Research in STEM Education
Full Proposal Deadline: September 14, 2017
For more information, click here.

NSF Research in the Formation of Engineers
Full Proposal Deadlines: September 27, 2017; January 24, 2018
For more information, click here.

NSF Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation
Full Proposal Deadline: October 2017 (date anticipated)
For more information, click here.

Spencer Foundation Lyle Spencer Research Awards
Letter of Intent Deadline: October 2017
For more information, click here.

NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education
Full Proposal Deadline: November 2017
For more information, click here.

NSF Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
Full Proposal Deadline: December 8, 2017
For more information, click here.

US Department of Education Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program
Full Submission Deadline: December 2017 (Anticipated)
For more information, click here.

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Recommended Reading
Hess, J. L. & Fore, G. (2017). A systematic literature review of US engineering ethics interventions . Science and Engineering Ethics.

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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 seiri.iupui.edu for more information.

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