Events

MSRDC Represents Member Institutions at NASEM 2019 Convocation

On February 6, 2019, Dr. Alan Arnold, Director of Research Development, represented the Consortium’s member institutions and researchers at the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM)’s 2019 Annual Convocation. This year’s convocation was hosted by by the Board…

Minority Serving Institutions and STEM: Feb. 6 National Convocation

Given the projected demographic profile of the U.S., the educational outcomes and STEM readiness of students of color will have direct implications for America’s economic growth, national security, and global prosperity. On Feb. 6, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,…

Keynote Speakers Confirmed | National Health Symposium (NDIA)

You won’t want to miss this exciting conference that brings together leaders across government, industry and academia to explore more effective ways to move research discoveries into operational practice. The Inaugural National Health Symposium will be held on March 5-6,…

Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center (ECBC) Leadership host MSRDC Working Group Meeting

ECBC and MSRDC Leadership held a working group meeting in Aberdeen, MD this week to discuss several critical items to ensure that Minority Serving Institutions are fully included in Army Research Laboratory priorities.  “Army’s most senior leadership is looking at…

MSRDC attends National Science Foundation STEM meeting at Bowie State University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) held a workshop for faculty and research staff members from area HBCUs, highlighting STEM-oriented research funding opportunities and technical assistance.  Enhancing the quality of undergraduate STEM education and research at HBCUs as a means to…

Survey Results Indicate that Higher Education Leaders favor Consortiums to Spur STEM Funding

MSRDC conducted a survey at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Capitol Forum to assess interest and value of Consortiums that are focused on STEM Research & Development (R&D) projects in the Federal Government. 83% of those surveyed…