W. Bauer, MSU. Outline. NSAC Charge Undergraduates REU, CEU Ph.D. Production Overall numbers, trends, sub-fields, employment Diversity DNP Education Committee Projects Web-Based Courses Recommendations (Oakland town meetings). NSAC - Charge.
Source: 1998 AIP graduate students report
Broad education => Diverse career paths
Nuclear Science Division at LBNL, Contemporary Physics Education Project
Michigan State University
This program was established in 1988 and has been continuously funded by NSF's REU program since then. Each year, 20 undergraduate students have the opportunity to work on research at MSU ...
Name: W. Bauer
Phone: 517 333 6326
1. University-based research groups and laboratories are the lifeblood of our field.
The federal investment into the university infrastructure should be strengthened to take full advantage of the opportunities to immerse young scientists into frontier scientific environments and to train future generations of nuclear scientists for basic research and national needs.
2. Science education and literacy are critical to the future of the nation.
Education and outreach activities to K-12 and society-at-large should be a required component of all new major institutional research proposals. Federal funding agencies should identify additional resources to help fund these essential additional activities.
3. The social diversity in the nation should be reflected in its scientific work force.
Efforts to recruit, train and retain underrepresented elements of the work force into the study of science must be increased at all levels of education, research and funding.
4. Establishment of a DOE/NSF funded “Educational Fellowship”
Modeled after the APS “Congressional Fellowship” program, designed to encourage and support interested scientists to develop new educational initiatives at all levels.