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Mentoring Manual

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Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)

The PAESMEM Program seeks to identify outstanding mentoring efforts that enhance the participation of groups (i.e., women, minorities, and persons with disabilities) that are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The awardees serve as leaders in the national effort to develop fully the Nation's human resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Awardees are hosted and recognized at the White House and receive a modest financial award from the National Science Foundation. Program and Individual Awardees are listed in the directories that follow.

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PAESMEM awardees directory

See IBP's Awardees directory for information on Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) awardees.

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General guide to mentoring

How to Mentor Graduate Students: A Guide for Faculty produced at the University of Michigan, covers many issues related to mentoring grad student mentors, including a section (chapter 8) on mentoring underrepresented minorities. . Similarly, the Faculty Handbook: Mentoring Undergraduates in Research and Scholarship has been developed and is offered by the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

More Graduate Education at Mountain States Alliance conducted a faculty doctoral mentoring institute and captured many short video segments addressing common questions about mentoring and diversity.

This practical mentoring guide to some of the fundamental skills of mentoring was developed by Mentoring Physical Oceanography Women to Increase Retention (MPOWIR).


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