STEM

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,…

Nature Magazine Recognizes LSU Boyd Professor Dr. Isiah Warner for Mentorship

We are delighted to share this update about Dr. Isaiah Warner, a member of MSRDC’s Board of Directors. Nature, the leading, international weekly journal of science has selected LSU Boyd Professor Isiah Warner for the Nature Award for Mentoring in…

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…

MSRDC attends the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and other higher education advocates participated in HACUs annual meeting in Washington, DC to share their views on a wide range of issues including building stronger partnerships to expand STEM funding. MSRDC’s Glenn Hames shared details…