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Equity + Diversity

A collection of news, features and opportunities regarding equity and diversity at the College of Biological Sciences and beyond.


 

Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program

The Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program of Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering is currently accepting applications for its Summer 2019 Gateways to the Laboratory Program.

The program is aimed at supporting underrepresented minority and disadvantaged college freshmen and sophomores (rising sophomores and rising juniors) who wish to pursue MD-PhD degrees.

Connecting Campus

CBS senior Melat Weldeselasie was awarded the 2018 Josef Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus Internationalization

Melat Weldeselasie

In a time when our differences so often foster conflict, misunderstanding, and divisiveness, Melat Weldeselasie takes a decidedly different approach.

Building Bridges and Educating Educators

Carrie Wilmot leads NIH-funded postdoctoral program to train future faculty and increase student diversity.


This fall, the University launched a new education and research program that aims to build bridges in the world of higher education.

Hobbie Receives Ada Comstock Award

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior faculty member Sarah Hobbie recognized with special distinction for distinguished women faculty at the University of Minnesota.
 
Sarah Hobbie
Sarah Hobbie at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve.
 

Sarah Hobbie was recently named the 2016