LSAMP
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What does the acronym LSAMP stand for?
You should know this.
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T or F - Purdue is #1 in US for Native American Ph.D. recipients.
True
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What is a Graduate Research Fellowship?
Funding mechanism (NSF, NIH, Ford) to support attainment of graduate degree.
100
What does MANNRS stand for?
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences.
100
Who is Tyler?
The Creator.
200
What is the graduation rate for Purdue LSAMP scholars?
Over 90%!
200
Which Department at Purdue is recognized for the largest number of female faculty per capita in the US?
Chemistry
200
Who was first African American to earn a doctorate from an American University?
Edward Alexander Bouchet. Ph.D. in physics from Yale. 1876
200
Define the Acronyms SHPE and NSBE. What special designation does the Purdue NSBE chapter have?
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers; National Society of Black Engineers. Purdue NSBE is the Mother Chapter.
200
T or F - the number of minority students (combined) that are currently enrolled in U.S. elementary schools now exceeds the number of majority students.
True.
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Where does LSAMP obtain its funding?What types of projects does this source fund?
NSF. Education and Technology projects.
300
What is the percentage of undergraduate URM students at Purdue?
8% (combined URM groups).
300
Who was Henrietta Lacks and why is her legacy important?
African American female diagnosed with cervical cancer. Her cells were used to develop the first cell culture system.
300
Define the Acronyms AISES and NAECC. Who is the advisor for AISES?
American Indians Science and Engineering Society. Native American and Education Cultural Center. Felica Ahasteen-Bryant
300
What are 3 differences between a c.v. and a resume?
A resume is limited to one page. A c.v. is used more in academic positions. A cv includes training, publications and presentations.
400
What does AGEP stand for? What are its primary objectives/functions?
Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate. Support URM graduate students.
400
What is the 6 yr graduation rate of undergraduate URM students at Purdue?
50-60% depending on specific URM group.
400
What are the duties and main objectives of a posdoctoral fellow?
A post do works with an established faculty to expand training experiences in sciences. They must publish or parrish.
400
Who is the current Director of the Purdue LGBTQ center?
Lowell Kane
400
What is Tobuscus' real name?
Toby Turner
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Who was Louis Stokes?
Attorney and politician from Ohio. He instrumental in supporting this mechanism of funding to help train the next generation of minority scientists.
500
Who is the current Chief Diversity Officer at Purdue?
Provost Debashish Dutta.
500
What is the purpose of a post-bac program? You must spell the formal name of this program.
Post baccalaureate. Expand knowledge and technical skills after a BS degree, usually in preparation for graduate school.
500
Define the Acronyms SACNAS and BMEN. Who are the current directors of these Purdue groups?
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science. Black Male Excellence Network. Ignacio Camarillo; Cason Brunt.
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What is Tribology?
The science and engineering of interacting surfaces in motion.
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