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Online Help for STEM Faculty

May 28, 2008

two women doing research New, part-time and adjunct faculty teaching science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses can benefit from "Getting Results," a free online course developed by the WGBH Educational Foundation and the League for Innovation in the Community College. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation. Full Story

League for Innovation in the Community College/WGBH Educational Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.

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