Roane receives NSF funding for INCLUDES project

Published: Sept. 21, 2017

Associate Professor Timberly Roane has received funding from the National Science Foundation for the project Building a Network for Education and Employment in Environmental Stewardship of Indigenous Lands. This project will foster recruitment, training, and employment for indigenous STEM students, where the term "indigenous" comprises the terms Native American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native. Specifically, this project will support the design and development of a first-of-its-kind network focused on environmental stewardship of indigenous lands. The funds come from the NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) Initiative.This marks the second year of awards for INCLUDES, one of NSF’s "10 Big Ideas for Future NSF Investments."