Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (DMA) hosts a number of seminars and interactive spaces throughout the year to highlight critical issues within higher education and facilitate campus-wide dialogue. In the past, the series invited leading researchers and thought leaders on issues of “Creating Effective Mentoring Practices for Junior Faculty of Color”, “Pathways to Access and Engagement for Carolina Scholars”, Best Practices for Success-The American Indian Higher Education Experience”, “Creating an Inclusive Climate for Female Faculty in the Sciences“, “Exploring the Institutional Diversity Framework at Carolina” and “Interrupting Heteronormativity in Research.”
Fall 2016 – Diversity education
Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Conference
Friday, 19 February 2016
Location: Kenan Conference Center, UNC Chapel Hill
Time: 8AM to 3:30PM
DMA in partnership with the Chancellor’s Science Scholars (CSS) program and the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) program is hosting the Diversity in STEM conference.The conference will provide a developmental learning experience for faculty and staff who are in positions to support ethnic minorities and women in STEM. The conference will also provide a space for diverse students in STEM to be affirmed, heard, and engaged in an effort to raise the university’s consciousness and ability to address diversity in STEM. Click here for more information.