FYI Posts

NABI Develops Broader Impacts Guiding Principles

January 11, 2016
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The National Association for Broader Impacts (NABI) Broader Impacts Working Group has developed a guiding document for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) broader impacts (BI) criterion. Released on December 8, 2015, this document exists to assist NSF program managers, proposal reviewers, and review panels in evaluating the BI component of… read more


Helping at-risk students find mentors with Mentor MAPS

May 1, 2015
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Dr. Nadine Connell and her team are dedicated to creating a safe space for adolescents and helping them succeed. As a result, Mentor MAPS was created to use an online platform that pairs at-risk high schoolers with UTD student mentors who will help prepare them for academic and personal success.… read more