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Publications, Conferences, and
James Lipuma. (2017, March 13). Creating Strong Broader Impacts for NSF Proposals: Role of Evaluation & Broader Participation. Panel discussion at NJIT featuring Bernice Anderson, Melvin Hall and Jennifer Slimowitz Pearl. https://www.youtube.com/watchv=7rUa9WiBIlA&feature=youtu.be
Bukiet, B., Lipuma, J. & Steffen-Fluhr, N. (2018, Jan. 10-12). Leadership and iSTEAM for Females in Elementary Schools (LiFE): An Integrated Approach to Increase the Number of Women Pursuing Careers in STEM, poster presentation at INCLUDES Annual Meeting 2018, Alexandria, Va.
Bukiet, B., Lipuma, J. & Steffen-Fluhr, N. (2019, May 29-30). Leadership and iSTEAM for Females in Elementary Schools (LiFE): An Integrated Approach to Increase the Number of Women Pursuing Careers in STEM, poster presentation at NSF INCLUDES National Network Convening 2019, Alexandria, Va.
Bukiet, B., & Lipuma, J. (2019). Building 21st Century Skills among Elementary Schools Students – The LiFE Project. In S. Carliner (Ed.), Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1031-1038). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/211184/
Lipuma, J., & León, C. (2019). LiFE: Collaboration Potentials and Partnerships. Bringing ERCs into the INCLUDES National Network, 37. https://www.washington.edu/doit/sites/default/files/atoms/files/ERC-INCLUDES_CBI_Accessible_PDF.pdf
Bukiet, B., & Lipuma, J. (2021, July 30). STEM in Your Home at the NSF INCLUDES National Network [Video]. NSF INCLUDES Virtual Convening 2021: Multimedia Showcase, online.
same as: NSF. (2021, May 11). 2021 STEM For All Video Showcase. 2021 STEM For All Video Showcase. https://stemforall2021.videohall.com/
Lipuma, J., & León, C. (2021, July 15). Collaborative co-design for community change. Collaborative Change Models. 2021 NSF INCLUDES National Network Virtual Convening: Mobilizing to Transform Systems, USA. https://www.includesnetwork.org/viewdocument/collaborative-change-initiatives-
Bukiet, B, Lipuma, J. &Steffen-Fluhr, N., (2021, 11/18) Project Outcomes Report for LiFE:
Press Releases and Media Coverage
September 2017 NSF press release: 27 new NSF INCLUDES awards aim to enhance U.S. science and engineering enterprise (https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jspcntn_id=243055&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click)
NSF announcement of the award:
Bukiet, B., Lipuma, J. M., & Steffen-Fluhr, N. (2017, September 8). NSF Award Search:
Award#1744490—NSF INCLUDES DDLP: Leadership and iSTEAM for Females in Elementary
school (LiFE): An Integrated Approach to Increase the Number of Women Pursuing Careers in
September 2017 NJIT press release: Learning Strategies to Encourage Girls to Embrace STEM
Fall 2017 inside Hillside article: Hillside program to serve as model and Girls Rock Science will be foundation of NJIT program to encourage girls in STEAM
Pi day 2018 NJIT 1 UP video (March 19, 2019): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ohf73VsLLE
2018 April FRS-NJ newsletter article about Pi Day: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1we-MK61W6_gDXXQ7PSrDPwznj0Va7Svr/view?usp=sharing
LiFE project discussed in: National Science Foundation. (2018). NSF INCLUDES Report to the Nation I
(Report No. 1; NSF INCLUDES). National Science Foundation.
US Army and SBA’s Joseph Wittmer gave a STEAM Tank presentation at Weehawken 12-12-2018. Here is a link to a video of one group’s presentation: https://www.icloud.com/attachment/u=https%3A%2F%2Fcvws.icloud-content.com%2FB%2FAenM2TdBhcT8kvV95ZecseplIOeuAZ5Uc2Nd-O4W0Sok6yqjI-32a7LD%2F%24%7Bf%7D%3Fo%3DAs5OBTUAa3eGA8DM-
2/15/2019 Press release about the Classcraft event: https://news.njit.edu/njit-workshop-introduces-new-jersey-teachers-world-fantasy-rpg-education
National Pi Day 2019: NJIT Welcomes New Jersey's Elementary School Girls to STEM LiFE
(Tuesday, March 19, 2019) CSLA February Alumni Newsletter: https://csla.njit.edu/news?page=20
Pi Day 2019 stories:
From NJIT (3/21/2019): https://news.njit.edu/national-pi-day-2019-njit-welcomes-new-jerseys-elementary-school-girls-stem-life
Pi Day 2019 report on News 12: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wUvl28TO40TjXoGFxZtst7nrxLEs4p3D/view?usp=sharing
Note: NJIT Pi Day in March 2019 FRS-NJ Newsletter had a story, but is not online
LiFE / STEM for Success Featured in NJSPN STEM Month 2020 Showcase (p. 22): https://online.flippingbook.com/view/750069/22/
INCLUDES Network blogpost (2/2021): https://www.includesnetwork.org/blogs/nsf-includes-coordination-hub1/2021/02/04/looking-back-at-2020-as-a-year-of-challenge-and-in
LiFE / STEM for Success Featured in NJSPN STEM Month 2021 Showcase (p. 14 (DCS)) and (p. 27): https://njstempathways.org/stemmonthrecap-2021/
Update of INCLUDES network blog post (11/10/2021): https://www.includesnetwork.org/blogs/nsf-includes-coordination-hub1/2019/10/10/network-spotlight-leadership-and-isteam-for-female