Racial Equity in STEM Education

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) is soliciting proposals for projects addressing systemic racism in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce development through research and practice.

Neurodiverse Learners Summer Camp

The DO-IT Center and Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) at the University of Washington are hosting a free summer camp for neurodiverse high school students from across the United States and is now accepting applications.

Submit Requests for Supplemental Funding to the NSF CISE BPC Program

PIs with active medium and large CISE Core programs awards are invited to submit supplemental funding requests to engage more members of the CISE research community in significant BPC efforts as part of their project’s BPC plan. Supplemental funding requests should be submitted by the BPC deadline (June 14).

Update: Science and Engineering State Indicators (2021)

The data for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) Science and Engineering State Indicators data tool has been updated. An informational webinar will be held on April 8th, 2021.

Resource Highlight: BPC State Summit Toolkit

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance BPC State Summit Toolkit assists with preparation for computing education summits to promote computing education policy at the state-level and demonstrate the importance of BPC efforts and strategies.

Creating Equitable Pathways to STEM Graduate Education

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is calling for Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for it’s DEI in STEM Higher Education Program. The DEI in STEM Higher Education program seeks to invest in Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and establish partnerships between MSIs and graduate programs at other institutions of higher learning.

CRA/CCC Announces CIFellows 2021 Program

The Computing Research Association (CRA) and Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently announced a new Computing Innovation Fellows (CIFellows) cohort for 2021. This program aims to provide career-enhancing bridge experiences for recent and soon-to-be PhD graduates in computing to support the computing research pipeline.

From FLIP the Script to LEAPing Forward: Why the Change?

Recently, the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT’s (CMD-IT) Diversifying Future Leadership in the Professoriate (FLIP) Alliance, was renamed the LEAP Alliance. This change reflects the vision of diversifying the LEAdership in the Professoriate.

Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions)

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) is accepting proposals for the Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions) program to build on past successes and provide the CISE research and education community with research opportunities.

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