Archived News: 2011-2016

 

2016

AAAS NEWS: Mentoring Is the Key to Increasing Minority and Women’s Participation in STEM Education, Researchers Say at the Emerging Researchers Network Conference

Students who have mentors and the encouragement found at the Emerging Researchers Network Conference are more likely to continue in STEM education, research finds, making it especially important for underrepresented minorities and women.

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STEM Projects Take Two Native Students to DC

Washington, D.C., is a long way from South Dakota, but two high school students from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe made that trip in February thanks to their accomplishments in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

Mahpiya Spotted Tail, a junior at Saint Francis Indian School, and Ben Whiting Jr., a senior at White River Alternative School, were invited to participate in the 2016 Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Science Foundation.

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DSU Senior ‘Flies’ to Victory at Science Competition

First Place Winner at the ERN Conference in Washington, DC, Delaware State University senior Andrew Blake is looking for clues to a cure for Alzheimer’s – and a common household pest is helping him do it.

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Student Wins Top National Award for Forensic Research

Graduate student, Zahra Campbell, in ASU’s Forensic Science program recently earned a first-place award during a national research conference.

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Melisa Stewart Wins 1st Place at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference

CEES graduate student, Melisa Stewart, received the first place award for her oral presentation, Carbon Capture with a Novel Solid Adsorbent of Polyethyleneimine Impregnated Titanate Nanotubes, at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) held February 25-27, 2016, in Washington, DC.

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Student from REU Project Wins Presentation at the Emerging Researchers National Conference

A student from last year’s REU project, Bethany Fronhofer, attended the 2016 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference, where she spoke about the work that she did along with Sarah Schott in Dr. Idalis Villanueva’s lab.

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2015

 

Conference Provides Inspiration and Opportunity for Young STEM Researchers

More than 1,000 people from 240 colleges and universities attended the three-day annual conference, which was hosted by AAAS and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources. The ERN conference provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students in STEM fields to enhance their science communication skills through poster and oral presentations judged by 140 scientists and engineers. Many of these judges are alumni of the David and Lucile Packard HBCU Graduate Scholars Program, the SACNAS Summer Leadership Institute, the L’Oréal For Women in Science postdoctoral fellows program, and the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows Program.

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MSU SROP Showcases Research at ERN 2015

Seven Michigan State University SROP alumni presented their research at the 2015 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), February 19-21, 2015, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. The ERN Conference continues to encourage undergraduate students to apply for advanced degrees to conduct original research on topics relevant to our nation’s needs.

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Undergraduate Researcher Wins Award

Sowda Ahmed, an undergraduate researcher working in the lab of Mark Schleiss, MD, Department of Pediatrics, was recently recognized at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM for her research on the development of a stable cytomegalovirus (CMV).

Ahmed, a sophomore majoring in Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, was chosen to present her research in the undergraduate biological sciences category. She was awarded second place for her poster presentation, which took place on February 20, 2015.

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STEM Students Attend ERN Conference

Students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff STEM Academy recently attended the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

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2014

 

2014 ERN Conference in the News

Lafayette Frederick, Emeritus Professor of Biology, Tuskegee is featured in AAAS Member Spotlight.

Conference Videos: 2014 ERN Conference Keynote Videos

AAAS News: National Conference Shows Underrepresented Researchers Making Strides

AAAS News: Biotech Leader Inspires Students at Emerging Researchers Conference


University of the District of Columbia (UDC) Student Wins First Place in Oral Presentations at the Emerging Researchers National Conference

UDC student, Abdelhakim Ahmim, a junior in Electrical Engineering, has won first place in oral presentations (area of Technology and Engineering) at the Emerging Researchers National Conference, held in Washington DC from February 20-22, 2014.

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High School Students Find Inspiration at Emerging Researchers National Conference

Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School students Merima Omerovic and Fahrija Baltic were the only high school students among more than 500 students who participated in the 2014 ERN Conference in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), sponsored by AAAS Education and Human Resources programs and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

More than 900 participants attended the conference in downtown Washington DC from 19-22 February.

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville University News: Five Students Attend Research Conference in Washington, D.C.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs sponsored five students’ attendance and presentations at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM in Washington, D.C. on February 20-22, 2014.

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The St. Louis American Newspaper: Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU) student places first at 2014 Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM

Harris-Stowe State University student Krystal Chandler received first place honors in the undergraduate poster presentation for the subcategory Genetics at the 2014 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) held in Washington, D.C. February 20-22, 2014.

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock: Science Students Earn Awards at Researchers Conference

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock students recently returned from presenting their research at the annual Emerging Researchers Conference in Washington, D.C.; two of them earned awards in their respective categories.

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2013

Students Hone Communications Skills at Emerging Researchers National Conference

About 900 people from 174 colleges and universities, including 42 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) participated in the conference, which was hosted by AAAS Education and Human Resources (EHR) and the National Science Foundation’s Division of Human Resource Development. Representatives from 19 companies and 31 graduate schools also attended to recruit students for graduate schools, research fellowships and job opportunities. The program included sessions on preparing for graduate programs and how to write a good abstract, as well as inspirational talks from researchers, including one about the 100 Year Starship project, a U.S. initiative to make human space travel beyond the solar system possible in the next 100 years.

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RIT/NTID Student Presents Research at ERN Conference

Congratulations to third-year RIT/NTID student Wade Kellard, an Applied Mechanical Engineering Technology student, who was selected to present at the 2013 Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM on March 1, 2013.

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ASU Students Win Top Awards at National Research Conference

Two ASU students received first-place awards for research presentations at a national conference attended by hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students.

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Several Tuskegee University Undergraduate Students Wins Award for Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to Alexandria Bufford, Ashley Cainion, Jamel Dobbs, Johnny Glenn, Kimberly Myers, and Manelisi Victor Nhliziyo for winning the 2013 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM Award. This opportunity will allow her to present her research at the annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

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2012

Black EOE Journal Summer Wrap-Up

2012 ERN Conference Presentation Winners Highlighted (page 71)

Science Careers

How to Collaborate
Diversity: Promoting New Perspectives

MySciNet

Q&A: A Career on the Fence
A Capital Job for a Midwestern Transplant

 

March

2012 ERN Conference in the News

Students Find Abundant Advice and Inspiration at Emerging Researchers National Conference

 


2011

2011 ERN Conference Wrap-Up in the Black EOE Journal

Check out the Black EOE Journal online! (pages 12-13)

AAAS News!!

Conference Offers Encouragement and Career Advice for Science Students