Miami University

At Miami University, LSAMP started in the Fall of 2014 with 17 students and continues to grow every year. LSAMP’s goal is to increase the number of well-prepared underrepresented STEM graduate students and STEM workers of the future. LSAMP welcomes underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to participate in its program. 

Miami University LSAMP Receives Insight Into Diversity STEM Award

In August 2020, the Miami University LSAMP received INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine's Inspiring Programs in STEM Award for 2020.

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The LSAMP Program Includes:

  • Early arrival program for entering first year students
  • Monthly meetings on topics of interest
  • Weekly study tables
  • Opportunities for on-campus and off-campus research, career development and leadership
  • Financial support for participating in undergraduate mentored research
  • Course advising and personal assistance in other areas that may affect academic performance and retention in STEM.
  • Participation in the statewide LSAMP conference
  • A stipend for active participants each term

Program Highlights

  • 41 participants in the Early Arrival Program
  • 5 Scholars conducted undergraduate research
  • 2 LSAMP students studied abroad
  • 3 students had summer internships at GE Aircraft Engine (Cincinnati), NASA Glenn Research Center (Cleveland) and Danforth Plant Science Laboratory (St. Louis, MO).
  • 1 student was awarded best poster at the National LSAMP Conference in Indianapolis
  • 1 received a poster prize for her research poster at 2017 Cleveland Clinic Aspiring Physicians Conference. 

Acceptable Majors

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Physics
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering Physics
  • Environmental Earth Science
  • Geology/Earth Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Bio-Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • General Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Systems and Analytics  (Farmer School of Business)
  • Architecture (College of Creative Arts)


Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
Interim LSAMP Program Coordinator

Carolyn S. Craig, MBA, CDP, ACCQP

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Science
LSAMP Program PI

Steve Wright, PhD