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BUilding Identity Leading to Diversity (BUILD)

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BUILD aims to build the STEM identity of MSU students and positively impact their persistence, graduation, and progression into STEM careers and/or graduate programs.

Research shows a positive, strong, and resilient STEM identity can translate into greater success. BUILD will strive to bolster student’s STEM identity through Competence, Performance Recognition, and Transformative Co-Curricular Engagement.

Seeking BUILD scholars for Fall 23!  Application Period is Closed as of March 30, 2023

This program aims to build scholars’ STEM identity in the pursuit of STEM graduate degrees and careers.

Application: Open March 6th – 30th, 2023

Fall 2023 Application:

Commitment and Benefit:

Questions: Contact Dr. Hsiu-Ping Liu ([email protected]), Director of Center for Advanced STEM Education


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Leadership Team

Hsiu-Ping Liu

Dr. Hsiu-Ping Liu

Director of Center for Advanced STEM Education and Professor of Biology

Principal Investigator

[email protected] 303-615-0221

Dr. Rob Niemeyer

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Co-Principal Investigator

[email protected] 303-605-7192

Dr. Bridgette Coble

Director of Career Engagement

[email protected] 303-615-1014
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Dr. Kristy Duran

Faculty Director of Undergraduate Research and Professor of Biology

[email protected] 303-605-7401
Dr. Manuel Del Real

Dr. Manuel Del Real

Executive Director for HSI and Inclusion

[email protected] 303-605-7331
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