The year 2020 was a challenge; a pandemic and continued systemic oppression of underrepresented minorities laid bare many of the inequities we’ve known existed. As a society, great strides have been made, yet there are stark realities that demand our continued efforts. This week’s edition of the ADVANCE Weekly Roundup features an article from USA . . .
Did you know that only one federal holiday has been designated as a national day of service? That holiday, Martin Luther King Jr Day, is coming up on Monday (Jan. 18) and in observance of Dr. King’s legacy, we’ve dedicated this week’s edition of the ADVANCE Weekly Roundup to highlighting resources for community service, racial . . .
The post below has been reposted from the Jan. 13, 2021 edition of Tech Today. —— A team from Michigan Tech has captured the top prize in the finals of NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge. BIG stands for Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing. The Michigan Tech team was one of eight finalists in the competition. Teams were challenged to present . . .
The story below originated in Tech Today on Jan. 12, 2020 Nancy Barr (ME-EM), has been appointed associate editor for STEM for Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments. Prompt is a biannual refereed online journal that publishes academic writing assignments accompanied by reflective essays. It publishes assignments directed at both undergraduate and graduate students . . .
Much as our lived experiences are influenced by the intersections of our identities, so too are our perceptions of diversity and inclusion. Recent research from the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at Harvard University indicates that white faculty members often have a vastly different perception of diversity and inclusion than their non-white . . .
The ADVANCE Team values the opportunity to share these articles with you over the course of the year. In case you wanted to revisit any of our articles or you missed a week, we have archived all of our ADVANCE Weekly Roundup articles on our Newsblog. We wish each of you a restorative break and . . .
Originally posted in Tech Today on Dec. 15, 2020 by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Applications are being solicited for the Faculty Fellow Program, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research. The program expands familiarity with sponsored program administration and strategic planning among the faculty, develops leadership capacity among . . .
With this taxing semester drawing to a close, it’s critical that we acknowledge the various and considerable challenges faced by those in our community. And for some this time brings even heavier burdens in their work and personal life, while others are privileged to take more of a break. Whenever you have the opportunity, self . . .
Are you ready to be an ally for equity in higher education? Today’s edition of the ADVANCE Weekly Roundup features an article from The Chronicle of Higher Education focusing on ways Black academics believe their white colleagues can better support them within their units and across campus. Use today’s resources as a launchpad but be . . .
Darnishia L. Slade (PHC) has been appointed to a three-year term to the Michigan Community Service Commission, representing fellow experts in the delivery of human, educational, environmental or public safety services to communities and individuals. The Michigan Community Service Commission strives to build a culture of service by providing vision and resources to strengthen communities . . .