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Promoting Equity in STEM

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech is dedicated to promoting faculty retention, career success, and STEM equity with an emphasis on advancing underrepresented individuals with intersectional identities. We are funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and currently are the recipients of two ADVANCE grants.


Upcoming ADVANCE Events

Michigan Tech ADVANCE Awards

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ADVANCE Adaptation—AMP-UP Continuous Improvement Process to Transform Institutional Practices and Culture

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, HRD 1760585
Principal Investigator: Adrienne Minerick
Co-PIs: Sonia Goltz, Andrew Storer, Patricia Sotirin
Award Amount: $1,000,000
Project Dates: 9/1/18- 8/31/23

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ADVANCE Partnership—Joining forces - A Midwestern Partnership for STEM Faculty Success

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, HRD 1935932
Partnership Team: Cinzia Cervato (Iowa State University), Carla Koretsky (Western Michigan University), Canan Bilen-Green (North Dakota State University), Adrienne Minerick (Michigan Technological University).
Award Amount: $1,000,000
Michigan Tech Subaward: $170,000
Michigan Tech Team: Adrienne Minerick, Sonia Goltz, Patricia Sotirin
Project Dates: 9/1/19-9/30/24