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RISE: Research Experience for Undergraduates Global contributions through inclusive solutions


Research in Interdisciplinary STEM Education (RISE)


Research in Interdisciplinary STEM Education (RISE) is a 9-week summer research experience for undergraduate students in chemistry, education, life sciences, mathematics, and/or physics. Participants will join interdisciplinary teams mentored by faculty to investigate learning in science, technology, education, and mathematics (STEM) in undergraduate and informal (e.g., science outreach) environments, with a particular focus on understanding issues related to inclusivity and diversity in STEM.

Program at a glance:

  • Program Dates
    • Ramp up for Research: April 15 – May 15
    • Residential Program: May 28 – July 31, 2020
  • Application Deadline: February 7, 2020
  • Notification Date: Early-mid March 2020
  • Stipends: $5750 stipend, Travel awards for students who demonstrate financial need
  • On-campus housing provided



Director, Dr. Erika Offerdahl, School of Molecular Sciences (erika dot offerdahl @

Co-Director, Dr. Molly Kelton, Department of Teaching and Learning (molly dot kelton @