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Broadening Participation in STEM Resource Network (BPS-RN).

About the series

Dear Colleague Letter (12-034) announces a call for design proposals to develop innovative models for a future Broadening Participation in STEM Resource Network (BPS-RN).  The BPS-RN is intended to "Prepare and engage a diverse STEM workforce motivated to participate at the frontiers" which is an NSF performance goal in the 2011-2016 NSF Strategic Plan.  We anticipate that the BPS-RN will work with NSF grantees as well as other stakeholders at all types of institutions and organizations that are working to broaden the participation of individuals that are underrepresented in the STEM workforce (women, persons with disabilities, and underrepresented minorities).  The design phase is intended to solicit creative ideas from a wide range of organizations and individuals for the implementation of the BPS-RN.  Design proposals are due July 12, 2012.

Webinars on Design Proposals for a Broadening Participation in STEM Resource Network

1.       April 17, 2012 11:00am to 12:30pm EST

2.       April 17, 2012 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

3.       April 19, 2012 3:00pm to 4:30pm EST

How to register for the webinar:  Please send your name, institution/organization, email address, and the webinar number you want to join (1, 2, or 3) to bps-rn@nsf.gov by April 13, 2012 12pm EST.  The number of webinar participants is limited so please sign up early.  Those responding to this invitation before the webinar fills up will receive an email from JT CLARK [messenger@webex.com] with the url for the webinar.  SAVE THAT EMAIL so you can join the webinar via the link.   If you do not receive the invitation email please check your junk email folder since the webex.com email may be filtered by your email system. 

Equipment needed to participate in the webinar:  You will need a computer with internet access for the presentation portion and a phone to call in for the audio.  Note: you can participate in just the audio portion if you will not be near a computer but you still need to register so we can send you the conference call number.

Past events in this series

April 17–19, 2012, 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.