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Science and Technology Academicians on the Road to Success (STARS) is a school-wide program that builds on the successes of Norfolk State University's undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs.

Looking ahead to a new era of growth in STEM student enrollment, Norfolk State University has programs that together cover the components of student success. These programs include Dozoretz National Institute for Mathematics and Applied Sciences (DNIMAS), Center for Materials Research (CMR), Research Experiences for Undergraduates Collaborative Research Experience in Environmental Biology (NSF REU), and Washington, Baltimore, Hampton Roads-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (WBHR-LSAMP). All the programs provide increased advising, mentoring, research opportunities, tutoring and financial incentives for students who choose STEM careers.

STARS is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grant number : NSF-0714930

Equal Opportunity Statement
Norfolk State University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out directly or through a third-party, or any other entity with which Norfolk State University arranges to carry out its programs and activities.