Equity and Inclusion

Designing Successful Team Projects—Why, How, and For Whom

November 6, 2017, 12:00pm
What are the key ingredients for a successful, long-term group assignment? What does it take to pull this off in a classroom or research setting? How might teaming look different across different disciplines, and what is to be gained from taking a team-based approach to learning? Join a distinguished panel of Berkeley faculty from Integrative Biology, Geography, and the Haas School of Business as they share their experiences and insights, talk about nuts and bolts (project management, team composition, grading and assessment), and expound on the benefits of teaming for student learning.
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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: Dealing with Toxic Stresses on Campus and in Our Classrooms

January 19, 2018, 11:45am
Please join your campus colleagues for an open, facilitated conversation about how we understand and respond to the collective stresses and traumas affecting our students and their learning experience here at Berkeley.
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Algorithmic Bias in Search and Research

April 18, 2018, 4:00pm
Algorithms shape our everyday access to information, defining what we can and can not find online. Safiya Umoja Noble's (USC) forthcoming book Algorithms of Oppression explores the algorithms that form the backbone for services like Google and Facebook, and the ways in which these algorithms reinforce racist views and encode gender discrimination. As commercial platforms increasingly control how scholars, as well as the general public, access information, it's critical for our students to consider the ways in which these tools are anything but neutral.
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2018 Teaching and Research Resource Fair

April 12, 2018, 11:00am
Join us for our second annual AIS-palooza. Connect with service providers and academic support units from across campus to learn about resources that are available to all UCB instructors and researchers. Schedule a consultation to improve your teaching, learn about exciting new tools to engage students and speed grading, secure your research data, create more inclusive classrooms, and more.
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2018 Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR)

May 2, 2018, 9:30am
This annual showcase celebrates and highlights excellent teaching on the Berkeley campus. Come be inspired, connect with colleagues, and find out about campus resources to support your pedagogy.
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Designing Equitable Classrooms: A Conversation with Angy Stacy and Team

February 15, 2018, 11:45am
Angy Stacy (Associate Vice Provost for the Faculty and Professor of Chemistry) and her teaching team for Chem 1A will talk about how they have successfully redesigned their general chemistry course to be inclusive, expansive, and responsive to students' needs—leading not only to greater academic success but higher levels of engagement and identification with scientific practice.
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Improving Outcomes for Underrepresented Students in STEM through Mentoring

February 22, 2019, 11:45am

The Biology Scholars Program (BSP) and current BSP students will present mentoring strategies used in research, teaching, and advising to effectively support STEM student success, especially those from historically underrepresented groups. Lunch will be provided.

Facilitating an Inclusive Institutional Environment: Evidence-Based Lesson from the Biology Scholars Program Longitudinal Study

April 8, 2019, 11:45am

What lessons can we glean from the longitudinal Gift it Forward study of the Biology Scholars Program that can inform UC Berkeley’s efforts to provide fair treatment, opportunity, and advancement for all? In this workshop Dr. Mica Estrada will describe evidence-based recommendations that can be applied in mentorship, classrooms, advising and to maintaining an inclusive institutional environment in which all students thrive.

How to Have Political Conversations in the Classroom?

October 29, 2018, 10:00am
In facing the midterm elections, which will see people vote for members of both houses of Congress, for governor seats in 36 out of 50 states, and a packed California ballot, this panel and community discussion will consider how faculty are navigating the nation’s thorny politics and supporting political conversations in the classroom.
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*CANCELED* #SayTheWord: The Politics of Language & Disability

November 14, 2018, 12:00pm
The "Research to Impact" series is organized by the affiliated faculty of the Haas Institute with the aim of sharing leading edge research and spark generative exchange and collaboration on issues of diversity and inclusion. This speaker panel hosted by the Disability Studies cluster will focus on #SayTheWord and the politics of language around disability.
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