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Iowa State part of $10 million effort to encourage a diverse faculty in STEM fields

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

Iowa State researchers are part of a national alliance that won a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The alliance will develop programs that increase the diversity and effectiveness of faculty teaching science, technology, engineering and math. Iowa State’s part of the project focuses on working with community colleges to recruit and prepare a diverse group of graduate students for teaching careers at community colleges.