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March 2016
From the IU-HBCU STEM Initiative to the
IU-MSI STEM Initiative
James C. Wimbush, PhD, Principal Investigator
Yo...
STEM Initiative: History
• Conceived in 2006 by Indiana University’s first
African American president, Dr. Adam Herbert
• ...
Partnerships with
12 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
STEM Initiative: Vision
• Establish long-term, mutually beneficial,
highly interactive relationships among all
partner ins...
STEM Summer Scholars Institute (SSI)
• 8 week summer residential experience
• 40 hours per week bench research
• Campus ap...
0 5 10 15 20 25 30
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
STEM SSI Participants by Year
Sophomores
22%
Juniors
32%
Seniors
24%
Masters
22%
STEM SSI Rising Status
Summer Research
Participants by Campus
2007-2015
New partnership agreement
• New MOU is nearing final review
• More equity and representation
• Confirms interest in year o...
STEM Initiative Leadership
Fall HBCU Visits
• Oct 15 - Alabama A&M University
• Oct 16 - Tennessee State University
• Nov ...
STEM Initiative Leadership
Spring HBCU Visits
• Jan 12 - Morehouse College
• Jan 13 - Clark Atlanta University
• Jan 27 - ...
The 1.6 million, five-year grant from the
Office of Research
at the
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
through the
Department ...
The IU-MSI STEM Initiative:
Developing a Robust and
Innovative Model
to Train Diverse Researchers
for a STEM Future
• STEM...
The IU-MSI STEM Initiative
Five Components:
1. Broader set of fully engaged partners
2. Establishment of a Faculty Researc...
The IU-MSI STEM Initiative
Components:
1. Broader set of fully engaged partners
In year one:
Confirm full partnership stat...
The IU-MSI STEM Initiative
Components:
2. Establishment of the
Faculty Research Development Institute
(FRDI)
Last week of ...
The IU-MSI STEM Initiative
Components:
3. Faculty/student exchanges
One faculty
and two students
per three-day
exchange
(T...
The IU-MSI STEM Initiative
Components:
4. Digital Collaborations
Common platform for all participants
The IU-MSI STEM Initiative
Components:
5. Connecting the IU-MSI STEM Initiative
formally with Naval Surface Warfare Center...
The Big Goals:
• Year 1: Select and confirm partnerships with MSIs.
Establish Faculty Research Development Institute (FRDI...
Next steps for faculty
• Confirm interest in collaborations
• Listing on the STEM faculty bio pages
• Listing on the STEM ...
Questions:
For more information go to:
http://stem.indiana.edu/
To express faculty interest,
please send an email to:
STEM...
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IU-MSI STEM Initiative

  1. 1. March 2016 From the IU-HBCU STEM Initiative to the IU-MSI STEM Initiative James C. Wimbush, PhD, Principal Investigator Yolanda Treviño, PhD and Jack Schmit, PhD Co-Principal Investigators
  2. 2. STEM Initiative: History • Conceived in 2006 by Indiana University’s first African American president, Dr. Adam Herbert • Involves both the Indianapolis and Bloomington campuses • The first STEM Summer Scholars Institute began in 2007; tenth institute forthcoming in summer of 2016
  3. 3. Partnerships with 12 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  4. 4. STEM Initiative: Vision • Establish long-term, mutually beneficial, highly interactive relationships among all partner institutions resulting in: • Increasing numbers of African-American graduate students, scholars and professionals in the STEM disciplines • Increased research capacity through faculty collaborations • Expanded research funding opportunities • Enriched academic experiences through exchanges of students and faculty
  5. 5. STEM Summer Scholars Institute (SSI) • 8 week summer residential experience • 40 hours per week bench research • Campus apartment & dining facilities • Access to the library facilities, recreation facilities, computing systems, research labs, campus bus service, research seminars, social gatherings, etc.
  6. 6. 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 STEM SSI Participants by Year
  7. 7. Sophomores 22% Juniors 32% Seniors 24% Masters 22% STEM SSI Rising Status
  8. 8. Summer Research Participants by Campus 2007-2015
  9. 9. New partnership agreement • New MOU is nearing final review • More equity and representation • Confirms interest in year one of grant by current partners before expansion • Will be shared with the HBCU administration during campus visits
  10. 10. STEM Initiative Leadership Fall HBCU Visits • Oct 15 - Alabama A&M University • Oct 16 - Tennessee State University • Nov 2 - Bennett College for Women • Nov 2 - North Carolina Central University • Nov 3 - North Carolina A&T State University • Nov 13- Hampton University
  11. 11. STEM Initiative Leadership Spring HBCU Visits • Jan 12 - Morehouse College • Jan 13 - Clark Atlanta University • Jan 27 - Jackson State University • Feb 29 - Morgan State University • Mar 1 - Xavier University of Louisiana • Mar 23 - Langston University
  12. 12. The 1.6 million, five-year grant from the Office of Research at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) through the Department of Navy Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions Program hereinafter called the IU-MSI STEM Initiative
  13. 13. The IU-MSI STEM Initiative: Developing a Robust and Innovative Model to Train Diverse Researchers for a STEM Future • STEM SSI continues with IU and partner support • Model Development for five components with future replication as the ultimate goal
  14. 14. The IU-MSI STEM Initiative Five Components: 1. Broader set of fully engaged partners 2. Establishment of a Faculty Research Development Institute (FRDI) 3. Faculty/student exchanges 4. Digital collaborations 5. Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division - connection
  15. 15. The IU-MSI STEM Initiative Components: 1. Broader set of fully engaged partners In year one: Confirm full partnership status with original partners In years two - five: Adding four new Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Adding two Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU) Adding two new HBCU partners (All joining under full partnership requirements)
  16. 16. The IU-MSI STEM Initiative Components: 2. Establishment of the Faculty Research Development Institute (FRDI) Last week of the STEM SSI from Monday-Friday
  17. 17. The IU-MSI STEM Initiative Components: 3. Faculty/student exchanges One faculty and two students per three-day exchange (T, D, B,L,D, B, T)
  18. 18. The IU-MSI STEM Initiative Components: 4. Digital Collaborations Common platform for all participants
  19. 19. The IU-MSI STEM Initiative Components: 5. Connecting the IU-MSI STEM Initiative formally with Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division Crane Naval Base Indiana University
  20. 20. The Big Goals: • Year 1: Select and confirm partnerships with MSIs. Establish Faculty Research Development Institute (FRDI) • Year 2: Full partnership invitations to new MSIs • Year 3: Three collaborative research proposals submitted for funding • Year 4: Five collaborative research proposals submitted for funding • Year 5: Complete transition into full partnership for all partner universities. Seven collaborative research proposals submitted for funding.
  21. 21. Next steps for faculty • Confirm interest in collaborations • Listing on the STEM faculty bio pages • Listing on the STEM Collaborations page • Visits to IUB or IUPUI campus by HBCU • HBCU visits by IUB or IUPUI teams • Teams include one faculty and two students
  22. 22. Questions: For more information go to: http://stem.indiana.edu/ To express faculty interest, please send an email to: STEM@Indiana.edu to get on distribution list

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