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NASA MSI Engagement Newsletter

Here is the latest issue of the NASA NASA MSI Engagement Newsletter, a service of the Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) in the Office of STEM Engagement (OSTEM) of NASA. It includes information on NASA funding, faculty, student, training and event opportunities that are especially appropriate for Minority Serving Institutions.

Webinar on the USDA-NIFA HSI Education Grants Program

Here is the message from the webinar organizers. Please also the link for serving as a review panelist.

I wanted to pass along the registration link to the USDA-NIFA Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Education Grants Program FY24 Request for Application (RFA) Technical Assistance Webinar, which will be held from 2-3pm ET on December 6th. During this webinar, we will discuss the purpose and priorities of the HSI grant program, eligibility information, grant types supported, application details and submission, the evaluation process, and resources for preparing an application. Please share widely with your contacts who might be interested in applying to or learning more about the HSI Education Grants Program.


A link to register can be found here: https://www.nifa.usda.gov/events/hispanic-serving-institutions-education-grants-program-fy24-rfa-technical-assistance-webinar

We hope to see you there!

Decatur Foster, Ph.D.

Program Specialist, HSI Education Grants Program

United States Department of Agriculture

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Institute of Youth, Family, and Community

Division of Community and Education

Work Cell: 774-991-5205

Interested in being a peer-review panelist?

RF Webinar: The Spencer Foundation

December 6, 2023  (12 noon – 1pm)

The Spencer Foundation

Overview of Webinar: The Spencer Foundation works to investigate ways in which education can be improved around the world. There is a great dedication to research, as it is necessary for the improvement of education. The Spencer Foundation supports research programs in high-quality investigations of education. By awarding research grants, and fellowships the foundation strengthens the connections in education research, policy and practice through communications and networking. The foundation awards a series of prestigious fellowships to early career education researchers, typically pre-tenured professors at research institutions. Each fellowship is for a total of $55,000 and is for one or two years depending on the preference of the recipient. The fellowship relieves the researcher from a year’s worth of teaching responsibilities to pursue an innovative and important education research project. The foundation also awards a series of prestigious fellowships to doctoral students completing dissertation research in any area of education research. Each fellowship is for $25,000 and supports individuals in the final year of their doctoral training.

Targeted Audience: All CUNY Faculty and Doctoral students engaged in research and training on educational research and research on quality learning; racial and justice equity; human work and learning; state and federal policy.

Presenters: John Tsapogas, Director, RFCUNY APPS and Xia Li, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education, Brooklyn College

Join us on December 6, 2023 at 12 noon  – 1pm

Registration URL:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3335420633067124315

Webinar ID: 182-830-531

In connection with the RFCUNY Brown Bag Research Webinars 2023-2024

Coffee & Conversations on NSF I-Corp

Join us for an upcoming in-person presentation overview of the NSF I-Corps regional and national program for university researchers and innovators interested in bringing technological innovations to market!

In-Person ONLY,  jointly hosted with the New York I-Corp and the Tech Incubator at Queens College, on Monday, December 11, 2023, from 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm, at the Tech Incubator at Queens College, CEP Hall #2, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing NY 11367

RSVP:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coffee-conversations-entrepreneurship-opportunities-at-tiqc-tickets-753867507007?aff=oddtdtcreator

This event will only be in-person. You must register to be allowed int the building. You must also bring an ID to be allowed on campus.

12:15 PM – 12:20 PM: Introductions & Welcome

12:20 PM – 12:40 PM: Presentation #1 NSF I-Corps National Teams Program, CUNY I-Corps Winter Lean Bootcamp Course, New York Regional I-Corps Hub Opportunities

12:40 PM – 12:50 PM: Presentation #2 Queens College Tech Incubator, Queens Startup Competitions

12:50 PM – 1:00 PM: Presentation #3 New York City Innovation Hotspot / CUNY iHub Incubator

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM: Questions, Comments, Open-Discussion, Open Networking

Presenters will be represented from:

https://www.nycinnovationhotspot.org/

https://www.newyorkicorps.org/

https://www.qc.cuny.edu/ti/

For more information, contact Ying Zhou, Executive Director of QC Tech Incubator, at ying.zhou@qc.cuny.edu

NASA MSI Engagement Newsletter

Here is the latest issue of the NASA NASA MSI Engagement Newsletter, a service of the Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) in the Office of STEM Engagement (OSTEM) of NASA. It includes information on NASA funding, faculty, student, training and event opportunities that are especially appropriate for Minority Serving Institutions.

NASA MSI Engagement Newsletter (Oct 2023)

Information from the NASEM Workshop “AI to Assist Mathematical Reasoning” 

Earlier, we posted information about the Virtual workshop “AI to Assist Mathematical Reasoning”  hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). The videos from the workshop are available at:

https://www.nationalacademies.org/event/06-12-2023/ai-to-assist-mathematical-reasoning-a-workshop

NSF Webinar on the Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) Program

The NSF Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) program is hosting an informational webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. In this session, program directors will provide an overview about the preliminary proposal submission process, program eligibility, and what we look for when we review proposals. We invite you to submit your questions when you register by entering them into the questions and comments field on the registration page.

REGISTER HERE

Real-time captions will be available. For other reasonable accommodations, please email rarequest@nsf.gov in advance.

About the EPIIC Program

Launched by the NSF Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships (TIP), the EPIIC program aims to provide institutions with training and networking support to develop the capacity and institutional knowledge needed to help build more inclusive ecosystems and enable participation in regional innovation ecosystems, potentially connecting to NSF Regional Innovation Engines. This solicitation aims to provide MSIs, PUIs, and two-year institutions with limited or no research capacity with the support necessary to become equitable partners with teams competing under the current and subsequent NSF Engines program funding opportunities.

NASA MSI Engagement Newsletter

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Here is the latest issue of the NASA NASA MSI Engagement Newsletter, a service of the Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) in the Office of STEM Engagement (OSTEM) of NASA. It includes information on NASA funding, faculty, student, training and event opportunities that are especially appropriate for Minority Serving Institutions.

NASA MSI Engagement Newsletter

GrantForward Training Webinar for CUNY Faculty

Presenters: John Tsapogas, Director, RFCUNY APPS and GrantForward President, Kevin Chang
Target Audience:
All CUNY Faculty
Date:
Wednesday, September 13 at 12:00 PM ET
Registration and Zoom Link:  https://forms.gle/bZZak8Qk6XWGW93Z6

This webinar is organized by RFCUNY’s Office of Award Pre-Proposal Support (APPS) as part of the RFCUNY Wednesday Brown Bag Research Webinars, Academic Year 2023/2024.
GrantForward is a service that is available to all CUNY faculty and students, and it provides users with access to a rich collection of funding information, including but not limited to aggregation of opportunities like research grants, fellowships, awards, internships, etc., from multiple types of sponsors such as Federal, State, Foundation, University, Private Firms, International entities, etc. This webinar will cover the basics of using GrantForward as a researcher. General areas to be discussed include– how to create accounts, search for grants, view grant, and sponsor pages, use filters, manipulate results, create profiles, and grant recommendations.

NASEM Virtual workshop “AI to Assist Mathematical Reasoning” June 12-14, 2023

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are hosting a virtual workshop on June 12-14, 2023 to discuss the state of the art, current challenges, and opportunities for using AI for mathematical reasoning. Speakers will explore the use of AI for mathematical discovery as well as for automated theorem proving. The event will bring together academic, industry, and government stakeholders to discuss emerging research opportunities and ways to collaborate among interdisciplinary research communities.

Attendance is free and open to the public. More information, including registration and the agenda, can be found on the event webpage:

https://www.nationalacademies.org/event/06-12-2023/ai-to-assist-mathematical-reasoning-a-workshop

Earth Week Event at ASRC

The 2023 Earth Week event at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) will feature three symposiums.

 

Tuesday April 18th: CUNY’s NanoBioNYC Launch

We are excited to formally launch CUNY Graduate Center’s new NanoBioNYC, a Ph.D. traineeship program funded by the National Science Foundation and housed within the ASRC. All CUNY STEM graduate students and faculty interested in Bio-inspired Nanoscience are invited to attend and hear talks from current NanoBioNYC mentors and fellows, and learn how to participate in future programmings such as industry internship opportunities, technical training certificates, science outreach, and more. 

NanoBioNYC Event website

Registration

Call for student abstracts: an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate students, and postdocs to give a 10-min in-person talk or to present a visual presentation for a chance to win a prize!

Wednesday April 19th: 2nd Annual Sensor CAT Symposium

The 2nd annual symposium will feature CUNY entrepreneurs and start-up founders in conversation with industry leaders to discuss the present and future of hard technology development and applications to advance human and planetary health. This event is for students, researchers, and faculty who are interested in applied research and entrepreneurship, as well as for industry partners who want to explore the expansive resources available and the innovation ecosystem network here at CUNY and in New York City.

Sensor CAT Symposium Event website

Registration

Thursday & Friday April 20-21st: 2nd Annual Bio-inspired Green (BIG) Science & Technology Symposium

Join us for the 2nd BIG symposium co-hosted by Environmental Science Initiative, NYU, and FIT to bring together renowned speakers who will highlight advances in science, engineering, and policy that push us closer to sustainable living and focuses on 4 major themes around Bio-Inspired Green in: Healthcare, Sustainable and smart fashion, Renewable energy, and Structural materials and smart buildings.

BIG Science & Tech Symposium Event website

Registration

Call for abstracts: an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate students, and postdocs to give a 10-min in-person talk or to present a visual presentation

 

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