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October 19, 2011
Pheonix Mourning-Star was recently awarded entry into the Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science, a highly selective graduate research training program.
CSU doctoral student Phoenix Mourning-Star and founder of Society of Global Health Researchers in Action, was recently awarded entry into, MSPHDS, a highly selective graduate research training program.
The Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science initiative was developed by and for underrepresented minorities with the overall purpose of facilitating our increased participation in science.
MSPHDS was established with a goal of providing professional development experiences to facilitate the advancement of minorities committed to achieving outstanding Earth system science careers. In order to accomplish this goal, the MS PHDS initiative sponsors programs that provide minorities with:
A part of the fellowship program, Mourning-Star has been selected to attend this year’s American Geophysical Union’s annual conference in San Francisco. Along with attendance to this conference, the two-year program will provide mentorship by professional scientists and engineers, networking, discipline-specific ESSE exposure and membership in a virtual community of peers, near-peers, scientists and engineers.
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