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August 2019

Inclusive Assignments • Workshop & Lunch

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Wall 210, 325 Concord Road
Davidson, NC 28035 United States
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A workshop to discuss strategies that include real-world applications and justice/equality topics within STEM assignments. 

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Cultivating Curiosity •  Elon Teaching & Learning Conference

August 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elon University

Elon University's one-day teaching and learning conference in 2019 features a keynote by Dr. Josh Eyler (Rice), author of How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories Behind Effective College Teaching. FIRST will coordinate and provide transportation for attendees who successfully register by Tu 07.23.19 at both of these sites: Elon conference registration website FIRST transportation registration website

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September 2019

STEM Education Journal Club • Topic TBA

September 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wall 281 NC United States + Google Map

a discussion of a journal article examining undergraduate STEM education

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STEM Education Hour • Countering Stereotype Threat

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Esther Lherisson leads a discussion of practical ways instructors can counter stereotype threats in the classroom. Details forthcoming.

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October 2019

STEM Education Hour • Signaling Inclusivity Through Deliberate Framing of Specific STEM Course Content

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wall classroom TBD

Dr. Karen Hales will discuss her experiences developing content-related inclusive approaches regarding gender identity, disability, and the illegitimacy of pseudoscientific racism.

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November 2019

Workshop • Title TBD

November 22 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Scholar Dr. Sara Giordano of UC Davis will give a workshop for STEM faculty/staff. Details forthcoming (workshop time estimated) Organized by Davidson Gender & Sexuality Studies and co-sponsored by FIRST.

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February 2020

Seminar • Title TBD

February 10, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Biomedical engineer Dr. Karmella Haynes of Emory University will give a seminar describing her research.

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Workshop & Seminar • Titles TBD

February 25, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Dr. Nathan Alexander, a mathematician at Morehouse College will give a public talk and host a workshop.

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