Janis Bush, PI, University of Texas at San Antonio


This virtual webinar will provide strategies shown to be effective in broadening participation for STEM graduate students. The webinar is targeted to current and prospective NRT Principal Investigators, as well as those seeking to increase graduate student diversity in a variety of STEM fields.

The webinar is open to the public.
Register here


The Panelists include Current NRT PIs:

Matthew Lackner, Enhancing Resiliency and Increasing Equity in the Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future (# 2021693), University of Massachusetts – Amherst.

Courtney Carothers, NRT: NNA: Tamamta (All of Us): Transforming Western and Indigenous Fisheries and Marine Sciences Together (#2022190), University of Alaska – Fairbanks.

James Sanchirico, NRT:  Sustainable Oceans:  From Policy to Science to Decisions (#1734999), University of California-Davis.

About the Event

The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program will be hosting informational webinars on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Please pre-register using the links provided below. Note that these sessions will only address specific solicitation-related questions posted by attendees. Questions and answers will not be recorded.

The current solicitation is available here.


Zoom’s real-time captions will be available. For other reasonable accommodations, please email nrt@nsf.gov in advance.


Held at Morgan State University and hosted by Jackson State University and NSF, this workshop is part of a broader event to encourage HBCUs to submit competitive proposals to NRT and IGE programs and encourage STEM students to pursue graduate study in STEM fields. View the video presentations below.

NASEM’s Protecting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education and the Workforce: A Workshop


Sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services, this multiday event will examine how industry and institutions of higher education can safeguard efforts to support diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).


Major objectives of the workshop include:

• Identify practices with demonstrated success that have led to increased diversity in student and workforce populations;

• Highlight best practices in the selection process for undergraduate, graduate, and medical school admissions and  industry workforce development programs; and

• Explore the impact of movements to reverse legal precedents, such as Affirmative Action, on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in science, engineering, and medicine.



André N Porter, Senior Program Officer at NASEM
(202) 334-2496












Eric Vance, PI, University of Colorado Boulder


Diana Nicholas, CoPI, Drexel University


Himanshu Jain, PI, Lehigh University

Jackson State University Academic Affairs Hosts Professional Development Workshop for HBCUs on Program Evaluation


Program Evaluation Part 2: The Basics
Wed., March 8, 2023
12 PM Central Time
Via Zoom (Register: https://tinyurl.com/loschev2)


Dr. Mary Losch, a veteran evaluator and director of the University of Northern Iowa Center for Social & Behavioral Research, presents part two of the Program Evaluation Workshop.

Part 2 focuses on Theory of Change, Logic Models and Evaluation Design.



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View Program Evaluation: Where Do We Begin (Part 1)

Jackson State University Academic Affairs Hosts Professional Development Workshop for HBCUs on Program Evaluation

Program Evaluation: Where Do We Begin (Part 1)
Wed., March 1, 2023
12 PM Central Time
Via Zoom (Register: tinyurl.com/loscheval)



Why is evaluation important?

What are the various types of evaluation?

Who can/should do evaluations?

How do you plan an evaluation?

What resources are available to gain

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View Program Evaluation Part 2: The Basics

Rose Marie Ward, PI, University of Cincinnati (previously Miami University)