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The Iowa Illinois Nebraska STEM Partnership for Innovation in Research and Education (IINSPIRE) is an NSF LSAMP alliance among 16 two-year and four-year colleges and universities working together to broaden the participation of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education the Midwest.  In particular addressing the need to remove the barriers impeding student progress and success in STEM fields before education and workforce disparities widen.  We will achieve our goal by:
  • Focusing on transitions from high school and community college to undergraduate studies
  • Ensuring rigorous academic and research preparation
  • Providing students access to financial resources

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Upcoming Conferences

IINSPIRE REU Workshop & Seminar
October 3, 2015
Des Moines Area Community College, Boone Campus
Click here to learn more and register.
The deadline to register is September 28th

University of Iowa GEM GRAD Lab
October 2-3, 2015
Iowa City, Iowa
Click here for more information.

2015 LSMCE Conference
October 23-25, 2015
Indianapolis, IN

Click here for more information or to register.

Students: Travel funds are available!!
To apply, fill out the application for travel funding and submit the completed form to the IINSPIRE LSAMP Alliance Office.

A complete list of Fall 2015 student professional development workshops is available here.