Growing Diverse STEM Communities

Methodology, Impact, and Evidence

Leyte L. Winfield (Redaktør) ; Gloria Thomas (Redaktør) ; Linette M. Watkins (Redaktør) ; Zakiya S. Wilson-Kennedy (Redaktør)

This work uses empirical studies to examine how institutions can better attract and support students from diverse backgrounds in STEM disciplines. Covering practical topics including recruitment and mentoring and inspiring examples of innovative course programming, this book showcases specific institutions with a track record for investing in the inclusion and success of underrepresented groups. Les mer
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This work uses empirical studies to examine how institutions can better attract and support students from diverse backgrounds in STEM disciplines. Covering practical topics including recruitment and mentoring and inspiring examples of innovative course programming, this book showcases specific institutions with a track record for investing in the inclusion and success of underrepresented groups. This is a valuable resource for institutions seeking to implement
effective strategies to acquire, train, mentor, and retain talented individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Cultivating STEM Talent at Minority Serving Institutions: Challenges and Opportunities To Broaden Participation in STEM at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Ivory A. Toldson
Chapter 2. Role of the MSEIP Grant in the Success of STEM Undergraduate Research at Queensborough Community College and Beyond, Paris Svoronos, Shalini Singh, and Nidhi Gadura
Chapter 3. Engaging Students with Flipped Classrooms and Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences, Melanie Van Stry, FaragGaber, Aminah Farrakhan-Gooch,Candace Jones, Diane Sklensky, and Mba Ude
Chapter 4. Aiming toward an Effective Hispanic-Serving Chemistry Curriculum, Lynn C. Reimer, J. Michelle Leslie, Samantha L. Bidwell, Christine M. Isborn, Deborah Lair, Erik Menke, Benjamin J. Stokes, and Hrant P. Hratchian
Chapter 5. Computational Chemistry and Biology Courses for Undergraduates at an HBCU: Cultivating a Diverse Computational Science Community, Tandabany Dinadayalane and Nathan J. Bowen
Chapter 6. NanoHU: A Boundary-Spanning Education Model for Maximizing Human and Intellectual Capital, Michelle Claville, Sainath Babu, Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Edison Fowlks, Emorcia Hill, Calvin Lowe, Brandon Parker, Michelle Penn-Marshall, Roopchan Ramdon, and Brandon Wallace
Chapter 7. Design and Implementation of a STEM Student Success Program at Grambling State University, Connie R. Walton, Corisma R. Akins, Yenumula Reddy, and Danny E. Hubbard
Chapter 8. The Role of the ReBUILDetroit Scholars Program at Wayne State University in Broadening Participation in STEM, Farron McIntee, Jennifer Tabb, Tamara Hendrickson, Ambika Mathur, Melanie Hwalek, Jacob D. Kagey, Katherine Snyder, Jeanne Andreoli, and Andrew L. Feig
Chapter 9. Using Scholars Programs To Enhance Success of Underrepresented Students in Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, and STEM, Michael T. Huggins, Karen S. Molek, Peter Cavnar, and Laura Godfrey
Chapter 10. The MARC U*STAR Program at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1997-2018, Phyllis R. Robinson, Surbhi Godsay, Rukiya Moraga, and Jacqueline King
Chapter 11. Pathways to Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Amy J. Prunuske and Benjamin L. Clarke
Chapter 12. Leadership Dimensions for Broadening Participation in STEM: Increasing the Role of HBCUs and MSIs, Orlando L. Taylor and Melissa E. Wynn
Chapter 13. Bloom Where You Are Planted: Reflections on Effecting Campus Climate Change To Retain Minoritized Faculty Scholars in STEM Fields, Adrienne R. Carter-Sowell, Jyotsna Vaid, Christine A. Stanley, Becky Petitt, and Sherry Yennello
Chapter 14. Maximizing Mentoring: Enhancing the Impact of Mentoring Programs and Initiatives through the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development at Xavier University of Louisiana, Tiera S. Coston and Florastina Payton-Stewart
Chapter 15. Mentors, Mentors Everywhere: Weaving Informal and Formal Mentoring into a Robust Chemical Sciences Mentoring Quilt, C. S. Grant
Chapter 16. Using Technology To Foster Peer Mentoring Relationships: Development of a Virtual Peer Mentorship Model for Broadening Participation of Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minority Women in STEM, Jillian L. Wendt, Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw, and Ayana Conway

Editors' Biographies
Author Index
Subject Index

Om forfatteren

Leyte L. Winfield is Divisional Chair for Natural Science and Mathematics at Spelman College.

Gloria Thomas is Director of the Center for Academic Success at Louisiana State University.

Linette M. Watkins is Professor and Department Head of Chemistry and Biochemistry at James Madison University.

Zakiya S. Wilson-Kennedy is Associate Professor of Research Chemistry Education and Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion within the College of Science at Louisiana State University.