January is National Mentoring Month
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Dr. Milligan-Myhre learns proposal writing with GUMSHOE

"I'm hoping that [NRMN] continues for a while," says Dr. Kat Milligan-Myhre, believing it will increase the amount of tenured professors from under-represented groups in STEM.

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MyNRMN announces new features!
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Mentor training: Enhancing educational experiences

As faculty... hardly any of us received training on how to be good mentors. Yet mentoring ends up being an important part of what we do.

...[T]raining faculty to be better mentors can both help mentees have better educational experiences, and also help faculty enjoy their roles as mentors more.

Click here to read the full article by Stephanie Robert, M.S.W., Ph.D., Professor and Director, UW-Madison School of Social Work
NRMN Proposal Preparation Program cohort holds November 2016 wrap-up session at the University of Minnesota

The wrap-up for the third cohort of the National Research Mentoring Network Proposal Preparation Program (NRMN-P3) took place at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Friday, November 18, 2016. Coaches and mentees gathered to critique and discuss grant proposals, as well as present and learn about effective grant writing techniques.

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Expand your career coaching, leadership and mentoring skills to serve scientists from under-represented groups with this free, interactive program.
Apply Today!

Professional Mentoring Skill Enhancing Diversity (PROMISED)
PROMISED is for mentors at the late Assistant Professor level or above.

Fellows receive...
  • Face-to-face instruction on how to be a career coach
  • Training through a series of one-month,  online modules
  • CME/CEU credit and certificates
Apply before February 15, 2017

For more details and to apply for PROMISED:  Click here

Applying a multi-modal approach to research mentor training

In just two years, nearly 60 faculty members in the University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center have taken part in its Mentoring Excellence Training Academy (META). 

This professional development program uniquely applies two training modalities -- online self-study combined with facilitated small-group discussions -- to improve the knowledge and skills of participating research mentors.

NRMN's Dr. Anne Marie Weber-Main discusses the implementation of multi-modal training.  

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Annual survey: Tell us about your experience in NRMN's programs!

If you participated across 2016 in any activities sponsored by the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) and the Diversity Program Consortium (DPC), it's not too late to provide your feedback!

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is collecting information about these programs and the career choices of a variety of NRMN mentees. 

By taking time to complete this survey, you will help increase knowledge and improve education and training for faculty in these fields as well as the next generation of students. 

Click here to submit your response.

Southeast Training Hub at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus

November 16-18, 2016
The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) Southeast/Deep South Training Hub held a kick-off event in San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 16-18, 2016. The event was hosted by Morehouse School of Medicine, through the NRMN Research Resources and Outreach Core (RROC) PI, Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC, and her team, and the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus (UPR MSC). 

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NRMN Announces Webinars Planned for 2017

NRMN is planning a number of online discussion panels and webinars in 2017, in partnership with several scientific societies.

Topics range from finding a mentor, to preparing for graduate school applications, to building one's own lab research project as a scientific investigator, and more!

Click here to read about just a few of the online events in store in 2017 from NRMN.
SACNAS & NRMN Invite You to Tell Your Story

National Mentoring Month is a wonderful opportunity to share your story about what mentorship has meant to you in your pursuit of science.

That's why NRMN is inviting you to submit your  story as part of SACNAS's STEM + Culture Chronicle.

Click here to view and respond to the invitation to share your story!
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