Presentations from March 25 Broader Impacts program

Strengthening Your Research Proposal with
Effective "Broader Impacts"

Date/Time: March 25, 2011, 11:30am to 2:30pm
Location: Amherst Room, Campus Center, 10th Floor

Hosted in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences, a key focus of this interactive workshop will be how to team up with existing campus initiatives to make your contributions more efficient and more sustainable. There will be a short presentation from an NSF Program Officer and opportunities to discuss your Broader Impact (BI) ideas with leaders of STEM outreach and diversity units on campus. Program Committee: Julian Tyson (CNS), Rick Adrion (CS), Elizabeth Vierling (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Richard Yuretich (Geosciences), William Miller (UMass Extension), and Barbara Pearson (Office of Research Development).

  1. Video-teleconference with Lina Patino, Program Director, NSF, Division of Earth Sciences and John Moore, Einstein Fellow in Earth Sciences.  Their slides are here (and an abbreviated set with color reversed for printing are in the Program Handbook, below).
  2. PDF of Program Handbook (sorry, final version, except page numbers)
  3. Brief introductory slides from Resource groups (ppt) Directors and Representatives in table below.
  4. A Short-list of other groups with partnerships and initiatives (from p. 39 of Program Handbook).
  5. Table of Participating Resource Groups (p. 18 of Program Handbook)


Directors/ Coordinators


CAITE, Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education

Rick Adrion, Renee Fall

Rick Adrion

Diversity Programs Office, College of Engineering

Shelly Perdomo

Shelly Perdomo

UMass Extension

Nancy Garrabrants

Bill Miller

LSAMP, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

Susan Bronstein

Susan Bronstein

MAS, Massachusetts Academy of Sciences

Peg Riley

Jenna Farrell

NEAGEP, Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate

Sandy Petersen,

Marlina Duncan

Sandy Petersen,

Marlina Duncan

News Office video unit

Ed Blaguszewski

Ed Blaguszewski

OCSL, Office of Community Service Learning (and in honors college, CEP, Community Engagement Program)

Carol Soules (OCSL),

John Reiff (CEP)

Art Keene,

Nicole Nemec

STEM Ed, STEM Education Institute

Mort Sternheim

Mort Sternheim

For live links to all of these groups, go to Broader Impacts/ Diversity Resources

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