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Idaho State University SACNAS Chapter is Official
Idaho State University SACNAS Chapter is Official
U of I Receives $1M Grant to Support Native American STEM Doctoral Students
U of I Receives $1M Grant to Support Native American STEM Doctoral Students
Vandal Generations Program to be held in November at U of I
BSU Earns National Grant to Support Minority Graduate Students
BSU Earns National Grant to Support Minority Graduate Students

Events & Opportunities

BROADER IMPACTS 101: A Workshop on the National Science Foundation's Broader Impacts Criterion
November 4-6, 2019
Recognizing the importance of Broader Impacts (BI) in developing competitive proposals for the National Science Foundation, the University of Idaho Office of Research and Faculty Development, Idaho EPSCoR, and Washington State University are co-sponsoring BI 101. This unique, half-day training event will be presented by Dr. Jory Weintraub, Science Communication Program Director with the Duke University Initiative for Science and Society. Dr. Weintraub is a founding member of and BI trainer for the NSF-funded center, Advancing Research Impact in Society.

The events will be held at Idaho's three research universities on November 4th (Idaho State University campus), November 5th (Boise State University campus), and November 6th (University of Idaho campus). Registration is required and the event will not be offered via videoconference. To reserve a place in the workshop, please contact Sarah Penney at and indicate which location you are interested in attending.

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We want to learn more about what is going on with STEM and Diversity from around the state so please help us by submitting information from your institution. We hope to get e-news out on a monthly basis and grow our statewide awareness on STEM/Diversity issues so please submit your information by emailing  Submissions can include:
  1. STEM/Diversity related articles or links to your institutional website for full articles or news releases (student features, new programs, etc.)
  2. STEM/Diversity related announcements (scholarships, internships, collaborative opportunities, grants etc.)
  3. STEM/Diversity related photos with detailed captions
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Idaho Diversity Network

IDN supports STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in Idaho and fosters communication across campuses to encourage the formation and dissemination of new ideas, values, and learning, and provides leadership to carry out integrative activities.

The Idaho Diversity Network involves Idaho’s three public universities and 2 and 4 year colleges and assists in creating sustainable partnerships, and strengthening recruitment and retention efforts, particularly for underrepresented minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about the Idaho Diversity Network visit
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