Event

STELAR Webinar on Thursday, July 28

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NSF Opportunities: Broadening Participation in STEM  

 Hosted by STELAR on behalf of the National Science Foundation Directorate for Education and Human Resources. 

On behalf of the National Science Foundation Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), you are invited to attend a special webinar on Thursday, July 28, 11:30-1:30 pm CDT, highlighting upcoming funding opportunities within EHR, especially  aimed at broadening participation in STEM.

REGISTER FOR WEBINAR

Program Officers from all four EHR Divisions will be presenting:

- Division for Research on Learning (DRL)
- Division for Undergraduate Education (DUE)
- Division for Graduate Education (DGE)
- Division for Human Resources and Development (HRD)

Program Highlights will include but are not limited to:

- EHR Core Research (ECR)
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities & Undergraduate Programs (HBCU-UP)
- Tribal Colleges & Undergraduate Programs (TCUP)
- Robert Noyce Scholarship Program
- Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
- Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE)
- Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

You are encouraged to invite your colleagues to attend as well. In some cases, it may useful to reserve a conference room in your institution and invite faculty and program administrators from across the institution to attend the webinar collectively from one location.

We strongly encourage your participation. There will be opportunities to also ask the Program Officers questions and also receive tips on writing competitive NSF grant proposals.

The webinar is FREE but, registration is required.  The connection information will be sent to all registrants a week before the webinar.

We look forward to your participation!

Questions? Email stelar [at] edc [dot] org or visit our website: http://stelar.edc.org.

We hope you can join us!

~ The STELAR Team 

2016 LSSP Symposium confirms dates and speakers

Friday, September 25, 2015

The Life Sciences and Soceity Program at the University of Missouri has announced three confirmed speakers for the upcoming 2016 LSSP Symposium. 

  • Richard Alley is climate scientist from Penn State University. He is a member of the AAAS What We Know panel on climate change, and has a long history of bringing his message the general public.
  • Marcia McNutt is former head of the US Geological Survey, current Editor-in-Chief of Science, and incoming President of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Naomi Oreskes is a historian of science from Harvard University who focuses on scientific consensus. She has written about the consensus on climate change, but is most well-known for her book Merchants of Doubt, on which the recent film was based.

Watch a TED talk by Dr. Oreskes given in New York, NY in 2014:

The Symposium will be held March 18 & 19, 2016, and focuses on climate change and the Anthropocene.  There will be many events leading up to the symposium.  Stay tuned for more news and annoucements!

Crop Improvement: Climate Resilience for Nutrition 20th Fall Symposium

Event date(s): Wednesday, September 25, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019
Location: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, 975 North Warson Road, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63132


The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will be hosting its 20th Annual Fall Symposium in St. Louis, Missouri, from 25–27 September. This year’s Symposium, Crop Improvement: Climate Resilience for Nutrition is being organized with an international focus on approaches to improving resilience, examining agricultural development through a gender lens, and exploring the pathway from agriculture to nutrition. Panel conversations will go beyond scientific and technical solutions to also address agricultural development priorities and policies.

The Symposium will begin with the presentation of the Danforth Award for Plant Science to Dr. Segenet Kelemu, Director General & CEO, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) on Wednesday, September 25. The Symposium will be held at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, 975 North Warson Road, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63132, phone: 314-587-1000. Free parking is available in lots adjacent to the building. For more information, email Tam McGuire, tmcguire [at] danforthcenter [dot] org

More Information: https://www.danforthcenter.org/events/symposia-workshops/fall-symposia/2019-fall-symposium

 

Missouri Transect Annual Meeting

Event date(s): Friday, October 5, 2018
Location: UMKC Student Union, 5100 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110


The Missouri Transect Annual Statewide Meeting is held once a year to celebrate the accomplishments of the Missouri Transect researchers and students and promote ongoing and new collaborations.  Researchers will showcase their research and education projects that are enhancing Missouri’s research and development infrastructure, capacity, and competitiveness. 

Graduate and undergraduate students who attend will have the opoortunity to submit and present a poster on their research.

There will be a Student and Postdoc Event on the evening of October 4.  The team leads and the external advisory board will meet seperately on the morning of October 6.

 

The Annual Meeting website is live and full of important information, such as hotelregistration, and abstract submission

 

Register for the Annual Meeting by September 21 using the online registration form.

 

The Missouri Transect Annual Meeting is a unique opportunity to collaborate with Missouri Transect researchers from across Missouri and to learn about research and education projects that are enhancing Missouri’s research and development infrastructure, capacity, and competitiveness.  There will be a strong focus at this Annual Meeting on sustainability and future funding beyond the close of the EPSCoR program.

 

Graduate and undergraduate students who attend will be able to present posters on their research.  More information on abstract and poster guidelines and the submission page can be found at this link.

 

Key Info:

Meeting Date: October 5

Meeting Location: UMKC Student Union, 5100 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

Meeting Websitehttps://goo.gl/YsE35r

 

Key Deadlines:

Deadline to register: September 21

Deadline to make a hotel reservation: September 4

Deadline to submit abstract: September 15

 

Please contact Emily Haghighi, haghighie [at] missouri [dot] edu with any questions about the meeting.  You can contact the MU Conference Office, muconf9 [at] missouri [dot] edu, with questions about the registration page or issues with website functionality.

Missouri Transect Annual Meeting - Student & Postdoc Professional Development Event

Event date(s): Thursday, October 4, 2018
Location: UMKC Student Union, 5100 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110


The Missouri Transect Annual Statewide Meeting is held once a year to celebrate the accomplishments of the Missouri Transect researchers and students and promote ongoing and new collaborations.  Researchers will showcase their research and education projects that are enhancing Missouri’s research and development infrastructure, capacity, and competitiveness.

Students and Postdocs will have a Professional Development event on the evening of October 4 at the UMKC Student Union.

 

The Annual Meeting website is live and full of important information, such as hotelregistration, and abstract submission

 

Register for the Annual Meeting by September 21 using the online registration form.

 

The Missouri Transect Annual Meeting is a unique opportunity to collaborate with Missouri Transect researchers from across Missouri and to learn about research and education projects that are enhancing Missouri’s research and development infrastructure, capacity, and competitiveness.  There will be a strong focus at this Annual Meeting on sustainability and future funding beyond the close of the EPSCoR program.

 

Graduate and undergraduate students who attend will be able to present posters on their research.  More information on abstract and poster guidelines and the submission page can be found at this link.

 

Key Info:

Meeting Date: October 5

Meeting Location: UMKC Student Union, 5100 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

Meeting Websitehttps://goo.gl/YsE35r

 

Key Deadlines:

Deadline to register: September 21

Deadline to make a hotel reservation: September 4

Deadline to submit abstract: September 15

 

Please contact Emily Haghighi, haghighie [at] missouri [dot] edu with any questions about the meeting.  You can contact the MU Conference Office, muconf9 [at] missouri [dot] edu, with questions about the registration page or issues with website functionality.

Saint Louis Climate Summit

Event date(s): Sunday, April 22, 2018 to Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Location: Nine Network of Public Media, 3655 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108


The 2018 Saint Louis Climate Summit brings together some of the most authoritative minds in climate science, ecology, sustainable development, and related disciplines for three days of discussion on climate change. We will highlight key issues, celebrate notable achievements, and elucidate a path forward. The Climate Summit is a featured activity of Saint Louis University’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Date: April 22-24, 2018

Location: Nine Network of Public Media, 3655 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saint-louis-climate-summit-tickets-36496105835

 

Full Registration & Keynote Speaker – $150.00*
Includes all meals, conference proceedings, video of conference, ticket to keynote speaker

Registration: Monday Only & Keynote Speaker – $100.00*
Registration for one full day and keynote speaker

Registration: Tuesday Only & Keynote Speaker – $100.00*
Registration for one full day and keynote speaker

 

Hosted by Saint Louis University

MO DIRT Soil Health Training

Event date(s): Friday, April 20, 2018
Location: Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, 201 N Stoddard St., Sikeston, MO 63801


Start date: 
Friday, April 20, 2018
 
Location: 
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, 201 N Stoddard St., Sikeston, MO 63801
 
Audience: 
General public

Time: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
 

Registration: Click here to register on-line or contact us at
modirt [at] danforthcenter [dot] org or 314-587-1412

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