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Empowering multi-ethnic students at Predominantly White Institutions

Empowering multi-ethnic students at Predominantly White Institutions The workshop will provide participants an opportunity to acquire an increased awareness of the mission and practices of an Academic Unit that serves multiethnic students at the University of Maryland.  The workshop will provide … Continue reading

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Knowing and Teaching our Undergraduate Latino/a and Black/African/Afro Caribbean Students.

As Predominantly White Institutions work to create welcoming campus climates for non-White students, they must address the complexities of race, culture, ethnicity and language that students of color bring to classrooms. Latino/a and Black students face both academic adjustment and … Continue reading

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Stereotype threat: What you think they think can hurt you

Stereotype threat: What you think they think can hurt you Date: Thursday, April 3rd, 4-5:30pm Location: 1310 Marie Mount Hall by Scott Roberts & Caitlin Murphy, Psychology Department  In this workshop the presenters will lead a discussion of how stereotypes function in … Continue reading

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Critical Pedagogy in the Classroom Using Queer, Feminist, and Critical Race Theory

We will discuss translating foundational concepts in these theoretical traditions into the university classroom, with particular attention to pedagogy and curriculum. Queer, feminist, and critical race theories are explicitly about exposing and addressing systems of oppression, and therefore, offer a rich … Continue reading

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Improving Mentoring Relationships between Faculty and Minority Graduate Students

This workshop aims to improve mentoring relationships between faculty and minority graduate students. Mentorship has been shown to be instrumental for current and future career success among graduate students. Similar to other dimensions of social life, higher education is stratified … Continue reading

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