1. University of Northern Colorado targets diversity in sciences with $1 million Inclusive Excellence grant

    University of Northern Colorado targets diversity in sciences with $1 million Inclusive Excellence grant

    Of note: Over multiple stages of peer-review by scientists and science educators, HHMI identified 24 schools out of 511 that applied for Inclusive Excellence 2017 awards.

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    2. For the faculty, the idea is you really want to have students who are intrinsically motivated in your classroom because they're more engaged and more likely to succeed.
    3. The ultimate goal is that we create and test a model for professional development so we can utilize this model further on campus and elsewhere (possibly at other institutions) in the future.
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