The American Physical Society (APS) has established a new program, the National Mentoring Community (NMC), to provide mentoring for undergraduate underrepresented minority (URM) physics students in the United States. APS is currently looking for faculty to be mentors and students to be mentees. Please take a moment to visit http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/mentoring/ if you are interested.  

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2014 & 2015 Carl Rouse Fellows

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 by

NSBP would like to recognize 2014 Carl Rouse Fellow Carell Hamil from New York University and 2015 Carl Rouse Fellows Albert Wandui, research assistant at Kuo Lab and Carl Fields, graduate student from ASU. Congratulations to all three of these students!

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On September 27-28, 2013, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory or NRAO in collaboration with NSBP and Howard University sponsored the NRAO Community Day at the Howard University in the Louis Stokes Library, in Washington, DC. The workshop was titled “Building a National Partnership for Future STEM Leaders.” During this two day workshop, over 40 participants

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In early 2014, NSBP honored the legacy and memory of its long-time member and friend Dr. Carl A. Rouse, whom passed away on February 25, 2014, by developing the Carl Rouse Fellowship Memorial Funds.  The Memorial Fund was initiated in collaboration with his family. The first fellow, Ms. Carell Hamil (New York University) who was selected

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On August 6-8, 2014, NSBP participated in the Nuclear Science Advisory Committee Long Range Plan town meeting held on the campus of Michigan State University. For the first time, Education and Innovation was the focus of NSAC and NSBP lead the inclusion of a Diversity Session on the agenda. The recommendation to include organizations such

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NSBP has partnered with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and Associated Universities Inc. (AUI) as well as a number of majority and minority-serving institutions to form the National Astronomy Consortium (NAC). The inaugural meeting took place on September 27-28, 2013, at Howard University with support provided by NRAO, AUI and others. NSBP President Paul

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This year, NSBP would like to begin developing individual chapters at many of the historically black colleges and universities. This will greatly improve our impact and the communication between our organization and you. Not only will it improve impact and communication, this will help improve much needed growth to our organization and help to ensure

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During the spring of 2014 NSBP and the University of Wyoming, the CAPER Center (www.caperteam.com) collaborated to conduct a two-part day-long Teaching Excellence Workshops on Physic Education Research. The first workshop was held on April 5, 2014 at Hampton University and the second was held on May 3, 2014 at the University of the District

On February 26, 2014 representatives from NSBP participated in the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy Minorities in STEM Workshop that convened leading technical experts, representatives from minority professional societies, nonprofit organizations, and other key stakeholders to develop concrete actions to help minorities excel in STEM studies and careers. During two breakout sessions participants collaborated

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