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Understanding Interventions (UI) mission is to positively impact the outcomes of efforts aimed at broadening participation in STEM research and research careers through the expansion and dissemination of the relevant body of knowledge, and facilitate its implementation in practice, policy development, training, and professional development.

UI aims to mutually inform scholarship and practice, develop and enhance the community interested in educational interventions, and provide...

JUNE 21, 2016 AT 9:47 AM ET BY THOMAS KALIL, CRISTIN DORGELO

 

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President Obama’s leadership has had a profound impact in building U.S. capacity in science, technology, and innovation.

 

On January 20, 2009, President Obama issued a simple and powerful pledge: to restore science to its rightful place. Coming into office, the President was committed to reinvigorating the American scientific enterprise through a strong commitment to basic and applied research,...