CeMaST supports ISU community members as they seek funding opportunities to use their STEM expertise tosolve societal problems. Accomplishing this goal usually comes in the form of aiding in the creation ofgrant proposals and facilitating networking opportunities that enable strong “broader impacts” of grant-funded projects.
CeMaST hosts the Early Career Learning Community (ECLC) that supports pre-tenure faculty in assembling a competitive proposal for National Science Foundation funding opportunities by utilizing resources from across the ISU campus community and beyond.
Project EDDIE (Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry & Exploration), led locally by Drs. Catherine O'Reilly and Rebekka Darner, partners with the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College to provide professional development to faculty who want to use authentic datasets to improve students' quantitative reasoning skills.