Join a collegial conversation to discuss important aspects of grades and grading with emphasis on sharing grading strategies (and hacks) that improve both helpful feedback for students and efficient workflows for faculty members.
Bryan Thurtle-Schmidt leads a journal club examining how scientist spotlight assignments can both shift harmful stereotypes and enhance science identity among undergraduates.
Mario Belloni leads a conversation on this award-winning 2021 book calling for more liberatory scientific practices by Dr. Chandra Prescod-Weinstein, one of few Black American female physicists who aims to empower all to know our night sky.
Dr. Susana Wadgymar hosts a lunch conversation to exchange logistical tips for mentoring effective undergraduate research experiences including building community, setting norms, managing projects, and communicating. Register in advance for lunch.
Dr. David Graham hosts a conversation to share strategies that supporting the mental health and wellness of both students and faculty/staff members, which can be challenging to balance.
Nick Nguyen ’22 (Mayo Clinic) shares his ethnography examining the challenges, barriers and moments of resistance that BIPOC premedical students experience both at Davidson College and within the larger context of American medicine.
MILE Student Advisors host a conversation for faculty and staff members to share their positive and negative experiences with a variety of class participation approaches such as cold calling, think-pair-share, and more.
Dr. Sarah Gaither (Duke) shares her research examining how diversity shapes social interactions, how multiple racial and social identities affect behaviors, and how contexts shape the development of racial perceptions and biases.
Dr. Leyte Winfield (Spelman) shares insights on how faculty and staff members can develop their cultural competencies to enhance learning experiences of all students, especially those with marginalized identities that STEM has excluded.
MILE students host a conversation for faculty and staff members to share strategies that help students respond effectively to the many stressors that influence their learning and self efficacy.