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Spring 2015 - Equity and Diversity @ CBS

 

Ally Training for Graduate Students and Post-Docs (CBS and CFANS)

Thursday, February 19 / noon - 1:15 p.m. / 105 Cargill / St. Paul campus

As we learn how to conduct research, teach and serve in an increasingly diverse world, what are constructive ways of navigating complex situations involving diversity and inclusivity? How does our own background affect our potential responses? How can we work toward access, inclusion and support for marginalized and underrepresented students, faculty and staff? We invite you to participate in a workshop specially designed for graduate students and postdocs. (Lunch included) REGISTER >>

 

Incorporating Inclusion and Diversity Into Our Everyday Work

Monday, February 23 / noon-1 p.m. / 6-135 Jackson Hall / East Bank campus

“What does diversity and inclusion have to do with me?” Learn why CBS is requiring a commitment to diversity and inclusion in job descriptions for new faculty and staff. Learn how these values relate to our work culture and productivity. Examine with fresh eyes your job description and annual performance goals.

 

SciSpark 2015: 5-Minute Science With CBS Women

Monday, March 2 / 5-7 p.m. / 350 Learning and Environmental Sciences / St. Paul campus

What happens when more than a dozen scientists present their work in 5 minutes or less? Find out at SciSpark 2015! Presented in conjunction with International Women’s Day, College of Biological Sciences women — faculty, post-doctoral researchers and graduate students — offer a highly succinct take on their science. Dinner provided! REGISTER >>

 

Incorporating Inclusion and Diversity Into Our Everyday Work

Thursday, March 12 / 2 - 3 p.m. / 105 Cargill / St. Paul campus

“What does diversity and inclusion have to do with me?” Learn why CBS is requiring a commitment to diversity and inclusion in job descriptions for new faculty and staff. Learn how these values relate to our work culture and productivity. Examine with fresh eyes your job description and annual performance goals.

 

Ally Training for CBS Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, April 8 / noon - 1:15 p.m. / 6-135 Jackson Hall / East Bank campus

As we learn how to conduct research, teach and serve in an increasingly diverse world, what are constructive ways of navigating complex situations involving diversity and inclusivity? How does our own background affect our potential responses? How can we work toward access, inclusion and support for marginalized and underrepresented students, faculty and staff? We invite you to participate in a workshop specially designed for CBS faculty and staff. (Lunch included) REGISTER >>

 

Supporting Students With Disabilities

Thursday, April 23 / 3 - 4 p.m. / 6-135 Jackson Hall / East Bank campus

How can science faculty modify their classes to support students with disabilities, especially those who are visually impaired, Deaf or hard of hearing? Join Sehoya Cotner (Biology Teaching and Learning) and Paul Siliciano (Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics) to hearA about approaches they have used. Tim Kamenar from the U’s Disability Resources Center will share other examples of making coursework more accessible without compromising essential requirements and outcomes.