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NRMN in the Media2018-05-22T14:45:15-04:00

NRMN in The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Science-Diversity Efforts Connect Grad Students With Mentors”

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Vimal Patel covers the inception of the National Research Mentoring Network as an NIH response to the call to create a more diverse workforce among academic researchers across the NIH-funded biomedical sciences. With quotes from NRMN’s Drs. Angela Byars-Winston and Jamboor Vishwanatha, notes about the research of NRMN’s Dr. Rick McGee, and perspectives from brief interviews of an NRMN mentor and a mentee.
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Science Magazine Covers Dr. Rick McGee’s Coaching Intervention in “Mentoring beyond borders”

Sciencemag.org interviews NRMN’s Drs. Rick McGee and Christine Pfund about Dr. McGee’s intervention, “Academy for Future Science Faculty,” which approaches the task of supporting pairing students with mentors unrelated to their thesis work and promoting group meetings. the results of which were published December 2015 in the journal Academic Medicine.
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BUILDing SCHOLARS Newsletter

University of Texas at El Paso BUILDing SCHOLARS program announces their partnership with NRMN within their latest newsletter on July 24th, 2015, along with updates on activities and upcoming events.
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An Outsider at the Table

On Wednesday May 27th, John Matsui of the University of California at Berkeley gave a talk to attendees of the 3rd Key Personnel Meeting of the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN), hosted at Boston College. The talk, entitled “An Outsider at the Table,” explored John’s philosophies of mentoring that have allowed him to build a successful program at UC Berkeley over the past 2 decades.
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Boston College Hosts East Coast Regional Meeting to Unify Area Campuses

On March 28, 2015 the SACNAS Regional Meeting on the Boston College (BC) campus drew an enthusiastic 60 STEM students and professionals from 21 universities in the region. The Boston Regional Meeting emerged from the 2014 SACNAS National Conference where faculty from at least 10 Boston-area universities discussed the establishment of a regional chapter.
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Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce

The Common Fund’s Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce program is establishing a national Consortium to develop, implement, and evaluate approaches to encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to enter into and persist in biomedical research careers. 
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NIH Announces Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce Initiatives:  SACNAS Plays Key Development Role

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced awards of nearly $50 million to fund Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce, a bold initiative to better end the disparity of underrepresented researchers in biomedical sciences.
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UW-Madison Team Receives $2.2 Million through National Research Mentoring Network

On October 22, the NIH announced the award of $2.2 million to UW-Madison to serve as the national hub for research mentor and mentee training within National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN).  NRMN is a broader Diversity Program Consortium announced at the same time.
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With support from NIH, efforts to diversify biomedical workforce being at UNTHSC

A national effort to increase the number of researchers from underrepresented background in the biomedical and behavioral workforce is beginning to take shape after a recent meeting at UNT Health Science Center.
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NIH awards ~ $31 million to enhance diversity in the biomedical research workforce

The National Institutes of Health announced the award of nearly $31 million in fiscal year 2014 to develop new approaches that engage researchers, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences, and prepare them to thrive in the NIH-funded workforce.
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NIH Allocates $31-Million to Tackle Racial Gaps in Training

The National Institutes of Health on Wednesday awarded more than $31-million to a dozen university groups that will develop and test strategies for improving the racial diversity of the nation’s medical workforce.
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BC Biologist to Lead $19M NIH Initiative to Increase Diversity in Biomedical Research

Research teams from Boston College and four other universities will develop the National Research Mentoring Network through a five-year, $19-million grant from the National Institutes of Health as part of a sweeping initiative to diversify the ranks of biomedical researchers across the United States, the NIH announced today.
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