# NPRLG 2021 Physics REU Workshop

The NSF Physics REU Leadership Group (NPRLG), an independent organization of REU physics site directors working with the American Physical Society, hosted the 2021 Physics REU Workshop, which took place virtually on November 12-13, 2021.

Workshop participants heard from speakers and participated in interactive discussions on how to:

• Launch or improve their undergraduate research programs
• Assess the impact of their programs on the undergraduates
• Recruit a diverse group of REU participants

Tentative Agenda

## Day 1: Friday, November 12

12 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

 12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m. Session 1.1: Welcome 12:05 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Session 1.2: Statement by Kathy McCloud, NSF REU Program Officer 12:20 p.m. - 12:25 p.m. Session 1.3: Reminder of Virtual Resources 12:25 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Session 1.4: COVID Lessons Learned 1:10 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. Session 1.5: CIMER and Common Assessment 1:40 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Coffee Break 2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Session 2.1: Current Initiatives and Brainstorming Nuggets 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Session 2.2: Breakout Rooms to Brainstorm 3:15 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Session 2.3: Report-out 3:55 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Session 2.4: Survey

## Day 2: Saturday, November 13

12 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. ET

 12:00 p.m. - 12:05 p.m. Session 3.1: Announcement of Booths at Fair 12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. Session 3.2: Gather.town Initiative Fair 1:05 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Session 3.3: Report-out 1:50 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Coffee Break 2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Session 4.1: Gather.town Rooms for Institutions with Synergies

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 2011908. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.