HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance

e most effective in the country," said Martin V. Bonsangue, professor of mathematics at California State University, Fullerton, and an external evaluator for phase I. "It is on target with its goal of doubling the number of students who graduate with STEM degrees in five years from the institutions, which is the goal of the national NSF program. Very few programs come close to reaching this vision, and it is among the strongest out of all the LSAMP programs."

A national program, LSAMP is one of a sequence of four NSF programs that seek to build productive capacity and output within institutions with significant enrollments of minority populations underrepresented within STEM professions. The program requires awardees to establish meaningful partnerships among academic institutions in their respective geographic areas and encourages the inclusion of government agencies and laboratories, industry and professional organizations.

As the lead institution of the H-LSAMP consortium, UH will be allocated the highest share of the grant money. Sharing directorship responsibilities, John L. Bear, dean of the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Bobby L. Wilson, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Texas Southern University, are H-LSAMP's co-directors. Additionally, all H-LSAMP partners contribute 50 percent more than the one-to-one match required by NSF nationally.

"The excellence workshops integral to the program are designed to develop superior problem-solving skills and are led by upper-level H-LSAMP scholars that also fosters mentoring relationships," Bear said. "Financial support also is available to participating students through stipends for such work as teaching in the workshops, helping with the Web site and working in research labs."

The UH campus, for instance, provides a building on campus where many students with similar majors and minors at all levels from fres
'"/>

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston
30-Sep-2004


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Study reveals poor Houston air quality
2. Grant from GE Foundation to University of Houston to strengthen math, tech pipeline
3. Top Houston Women in Technology honoree at UH
4. Houston scientist named as rising star in chemistry
5. Cyrospace, University of Houston sign commercialization agreement
6. $3.2 million project to document dioxin levels in Houston ship channel
7. UT-Houston Awarded $2.5 Million For Scleroderma Research
8. 4 October press briefing to focus on minority recruitment to science and engineering programs
9. APS awards more than $140,000 to minority students of physiology
10. $5 million grant funds partnership, studies of minority-based issues in reproductive health
11. APS awards 55 minority travel fellowships to EB 2004 (April 17-21) in Washington, DC

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2016)... First quarter 2016:   , ... the first quarter of 2015 The gross margin was ... 18.8) and the operating margin was 40% (-13) Earnings ... flow from operations was SEK 249.9 M (21.2) , ... SEK 7,000-8,500 M. The operating margin for 2016 is ...
(Date:4/19/2016)... UAE, April 20, 2016 The ... as a compact web-based "all-in-one" system solution for all ... fingerprint reader or the door interface with integration authorization ... access control systems. The minimal dimensions of the access ... into the building installations offer considerable freedom of design ...
(Date:4/14/2016)... , April 14, 2016 ... and Malware Detection, today announced the appointment of ... the new role. Goldwerger,s leadership appointment comes ... the heels of the deployment of its platform at ... behavioral biometric technology, which discerns unique cognitive and physiological ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2016)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 ... ... has leveraged recent innovations in biotechnology to help treat hormonal and stress related ... loss, Nutrafol® has captured the hearts of key opinion leaders in the medical ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... Massachusetts (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... will gather at Boston CEO 2016 on May 31st and June 1st at ... networking forum for leading executives in the life sciences, offering exclusive access to ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... - And Other Rising Companies ... Those Competitor Biologics  - Biosimilar Drug Producers ... ,  Who are the most important and ... their sales potentials? Discover, in our updated survey, organisations, ... and revenue forecasting. Visiongain,s new ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... May 2, 2016 Q BioMed ... technology partner Mannin Research Inc. will be attending the ... takes place from May 1-5, 2016 in ... meeting with its vendors and research partners. The meeting ... goals and other collaborative opportunities for the MAN-01 program ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: