Model for community-university partnerships can help revive Rust Belt cities

Author: Pat Milhizer

An interdisciplinary team of University of Notre Dame faculty is leading an effort to replicate an experiential learning model for attracting and retaining diverse STEM workforces in Rust Belt cities through university-community partnerships that strengthen quality of life.

The three-year project, Replication of a Community-Engaged Educational Ecosystem Model in Rust Belt Cities, is supported by more than $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program, $1.1 million of which is directed to Notre Dame.  Read full article