NSF Online panels, Inventing the Way Forward: Graduate Education for the STEM Workforce

Kate Stuart
September 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The National Science Foundation Division of Graduate Education will be hosting an Open House this Monday, September 19th from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (ET). See additional details below.

Please join the Division of Graduate Education for two panels and a poster session focused on: 

Inventing the Way Forward: Graduate Education for the STEM Workforce

Panel 1: The Big Picture: Challenges and Opportunities in Graduate Education. Six researchers funded by EHR/DGE will present their findings and perspectives.

Nilsa Bosque-Perez, University of Idaho; David Feldon, Utah State University; Ann Gates, University of Texas El Paso; Julia Lane, New York University; Colin Philips, University of Maryland; Henry Sauermann, Georgia Institute of Technology

Panel 2: There is no "Typical" in T: From PhD to STEM Leader. Six early-and mid-career individuals who were funded by NSF during their graduate studies will discuss their diverse non-academic career journeys and the professional development experiences that made these careers possible.

June Andrews, Pinterest; Jeffrey Margolis, Illinois Math and Science Academy; Melissa Boone, Microsoft; Ronald Hunter, The Coca-Cola Company; Sarah Ryker, US Department of the Interior; Maya Wei-Haas, the Smithsonian Institute.


Time: September 19, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: National Science Foundation, Stafford I-Room 110

WebEx:  To join the WebEx, please use the link below:


or go to https://nsfevents.webex.com  and select Division of Graduate Education Open House.  

No registration or RSVP is needed for the webinar. Password: DGEOpenHouse2016

If you would like to attend in person, please contact bnataliz@nsf.gov (space is limited).