IAS Recruiting for Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
November 30, 2012
The Institute for Accessible Science (IAS) was established at Purdue University through an NIH Director’s Pathfinder Award in 2010 with a mission to promote the inclusion of persons with physical disabilities in biomedical science careers through practical laboratory experiences, assistive technology (AT) development, student and educator support services and research.
The IAS Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program aim is to provide talented undergraduate students with physical disabilities an opportunity to engage in biomedical laboratory research and enhance their preparation for graduate study. IAS Fellowship recipients will have the opportunity to engage in independent laboratory research under the mentorship of a Purdue University faculty member. This year, the program will begin on June 2 and run through July 30, 2013. For more information, visit IAShub.org - http://iashub.org/iasundergradfellowshipapp.
- Lisa Hilliard
August 26, 2015
For Brenda Capobianco, the opportunity to make her mark on the emerging field of STEM education research brought her to Purdue in 2002. Now, 13 years later, she's an associate professor of science education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction with a courtesy appointment in the School of Engineering Education. Capobianco also spends her time as co-principal investigator of SLED, Science Learning through Engineering Design, an engineering design-based science education partnership with teachers of grades 3-6 in Indiana schools.Read Full Story