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September 2021

A Graduate Student Panel on Exploring Race, Identity and Intersectionality

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Our identities as graduate students impact how we experience race in higher education, and those experiences in turn impact the teaching and research we pursue. Join us for a powerful panel discussion of graduate students reflecting on their experiences and scholarship around race, identity, and intersectionality. Bring questions and prepare to reflect on your own experiences as part of this hour-long event. REGISTER

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Using Frameworks to Examine Race in Higher Education

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Explore different frameworks for understanding race and identity in the first event in our four-part series on antiracist learning. We will explore how this framework and others can help us understand the historical context of race and racism in higher education as well as steps we can take to develop a more authentic race awareness. Participants are encouraged to bring questions about these foundational concepts, and come prepared to reflect on your own identities, experiences, assumptions, and biases. REGISTER

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October 2021

Decolonizing the Curriculum in STEAM

Monday, October 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Discover new approaches to teaching in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) disciplines that can elevate historically marginalized perspectives and scholarship. In this event, we’ll unpack the increasingly popular concept of decolonizing curriculum, reflect on how decisions we make as instructors can impact which voices are prioritized, and explore ways to incorporate our students into these types of ethical and moral considerations. REGISTER

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December 2021

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Setting

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Community colleges are truly diverse settings, attracting individuals from all different walks of life with a common interest in advancing their education. If you are interested in exploring a career at a community college, then understanding the diversity of their student populations is crucial. This panel consisting of faculty and administrators from various community colleges will share insights on student diversity. We will also explore the types of inclusive teaching strategies that best support community college students and help to…

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March 2022

Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Inclusive STEM Teaching Project is a 6 week course designed to advance the awareness, self-efficacy, and the ability of faculty, postdocs, and doctoral students to cultivate inclusive STEM learning environments for all their students and to develop themselves as reflective, inclusive practitioners. 1) REGISTER for the course via edX 2) REGISTER to join the CIRTL at UNC Chapel Hill local learning community - weekly discussions, activities and reflection time together with others enrolled in the course (Mondays, noon-1pm, March…

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May 2022

Shifting to Asset-Based Education: A Work in Progress

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Speaker: Rebecca M Price, Ph.D.(Professor, UW Bothell) After providing a brief overview of how pervasive deficit thinking is in STEM education, and how deficit thinking interferes with efforts to increase diversity in STEM, we will consider asset-based teaching models and develop our philosophies of teaching that value student insights. Price will critique her work on concept inventories that quantitatively measure students’ understanding about different evolutionary topics (e.g., Price et al 2014) to engage the audience with justice-oriented approaches for understanding…

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Writing a Teaching Statement and Writing a Diversity Statement

May 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Dr. Becca Price (Professor, UW Bothell) will share tips and effective strategies for writing a teaching statement and diversity statement for academic positions. Sponsored by CIRTL at UNC Chapel Hill, the SPIRE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, and Future Science Educators (FuSE). This event will be hybrid - in-person at the Graduate Student Center and via Zoom REGISTER

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Science Without Borders with Dr. Ana Nogueira

May 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hybrid Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States + Google Map

The Global Perspective in Biomedicine (GPB) is coming back with our seminar series: Science Without Borders - which features scientists with international backgrounds. This series hopes to complement the ongoing effort of university-wide discussion on diversity and inclusion in academia by encouraging cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural interactions between a diverse pool of scientists. In the one-hour session, we invite the speaker to share their scientific journey and career path. It will also allow trainees from all backgrounds to share personal experiences and discuss…

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September 2022

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn about STEM teaching through online video modules and discussion boards in this 8-week, self-paced Massive Open Online Course developed by CIRTL Network faculty. Course takes place from Monday, September 26 through Sunday, November 20. REGISTER

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Supporting Neurodivergent Students

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about common forms of neurodiversity, the obstacles that neurodiverse students might encounter in academia, and teaching strategies to overcome those obstacles in this one-session workshop. REGISTER

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