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    ADVANCE: Collaboration & Equity

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    Faculty Mentor Award Winners

    The mentoring of our winners ensures that faculty members excel in their careers, and to helps develop a more inclusive environment at the university.

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    Take an ADVANCE Workshop (Currently Online)

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    Meet the ADVANCE Team

    An interdisciplinary team of UMass scientists and campus leaders.

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    Grant Winners Announced

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Seeking 2020-2021 ADVANCE Faculty Fellows

Fellows partner with ADVANCE Leadership to provide the resources, recognition and relationship building necessary to help faculty collaborate successfully and feel valued and included. The recommendations and feedback of Fellows is an integral component in creating programming and resources. Fellows also serve as ADVANCE liaisons within their departments.

Why ADVANCE?

Through the power of collaboration UMass ADVANCE transforms the campus by cultivating faculty equity, inclusion and success. ADVANCE provides the resources, recognition and relationship building that are critical to equitable and successful collaboration in the 21st century academy.

UMass ADVANCE is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), which is advancing women faculty, including women faculty of color, in science and engineering.

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Faculty Mentor Award Winners

The UMass ADVANCE team is delighted to announce the seven faculty who are the inaugural winners of their College’s Faculty Mentoring Award for 2020. Their mentoring ensures that faculty members excel in their careers, and it helps develop a more inclusive environment at the university.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

June
15

Collaborative Seed Grant Info Session

Online Workshop
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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UMass Amherst was awarded a 5-year (2018-2023) $3 million ADVANCE Institutional Transformation (IT) grant to support our efforts at advancing gender equity. The grant is titled Collaboration and Equity: The Resources, Relationships, and Recognition (R3) Model for Advancing Women and Underrepresented Faculty in Science and Engineering. National Science Foundation #1824090. Read more about the UMass NSF ADVANCE grant.