ERM Assistant Professor Dr. Ayesha Boyce was featured on the UNCG Research and Instruction in STEM Education (RISE) website for being awarded the 1st RISE Small Grant Research Award. The aim of her RISE funded research was to begin to investigate undergraduate Biology students’ satisfaction with and overall attitudes towards their department through the development, implementation, and validation of a pilot STEM climate survey. All work was conducted with ERM Ph.D. student Keshia Martin. More information can be found on the RISE website: .