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  • 2024 IGEN Bridge Application Portal Open

    — The IGEN Bridge Program Application is open from December 15, 2023 to March 15, 2024. Last year, IGEN received 232 applications of which 75 were successfully placed in Bridge Programs
  • Join us for Bridge Applicant Office Hours - March 2024

    — Register for Final Application Office Hours taking place March 5th, 3–4 pm ET
  • Using the Science of Mentorship to Optimize Your Mentoring Relationships

    — Using the Science of Mentorship to Optimize Your Mentoring Relationships Date & Time: Jan 30, 2024 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • Join us for Bridge Applicant Office Hours - February 2024

    — Register Now
  • Join us for Bridge Applicant Office Hours - January 2024

    — Register Now
  • Join us for Bridge Applicant Office Hours - December 2023

    — The Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN) will host Bridge Applicant Office Hours on Dec 21, 1–2 PM ET | 10–11 AM PT.
  • Rubric Checklist Resource

    — We want to share this new resource from IGEN/EGE: A rubric checklist to help departments self-assess their admissions evaluation rubrics. Rubrics can help to create more equitable admissions processes, but it can be difficult to know how to design and implement them to be effective.
  • Job Opening

    — Research Hub Project Leader Hiring Equity-Oriented Physics Education Postdoc: Posting here
  • MRS Presents Mentoring Across Diverse Dimensions

    — Mentoring Across Diverse Dimensions
    October 11, 2023 12:00 PM - October 11, 2023 1:00 PM EST


    FREE EVENT - REGISTER TODAY!

    Mentoring Across Differences: Optimizing Culturally Responsive Mentoring Practices within STEMM
  • Beyond Broadening Participation: Graduate Education and STEMM Organizations

    — Register Here On March 28th and 29th, the IGEN Research Hub is organizing a NASEM event intended to highlight NASEM's recent report on Anti-racism and DEI in STEMM organizations and related IGEN research findings (Learn more here).
  • Register for the Virtual Workshop - Creating a Mentorship Ecosystem in Your Bridge Program on June 20th

    — Register Here The Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN) will host the Virtual Workshop - Creating a Mentorship Ecosystem in Your Bridge Program with Mentoring Expert Melissa McDaniels, PhD from the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Resea
  • Job Opening

    — American Mathematical Society Project Leader Hiring Program Manager for the IGEN Initiative: Posting here
  • Equity in Graduate Education Virtual Journal Club

    — Join IGEN and EGE for our quarterly Virtual Journal Club on March 6, 2023 at 12pm PT/3pm ET.
  • Hiring Postdoctoral Associate

    — We are excited to announce our search for a 1.0 FTE postdoctoral associate to lead research on organizational efforts to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEMM.
  • Join us for Bridge Applicant Office Hours - February 2023

    — Register Here
  • January 31, 2023: The Science of Mentorship in STEMM: Evidence-Based Practices for Mentors and Trainees

    — Jan 31, 2023 1pm ET - Melissa McDaniels, Ph.D., associate executive director and scientist at the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will lead an interactive session that will address the importance of mentor training, and explore resources and opportunities available for mentorship education.
  • Join us for Bridge Applicant Office Hours - January

    — The Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN) will host Bridge Applicant Office Hours on Thursday Jan 26, 11 AM–12 PM ET | 8–9 AM PT.
  • Register for the Virtual Workshop - Creating a Mentorship Ecosystem in Your Bridge Program on Feb 9th or Feb 15th

    — Register Here The Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN) will host the Virtual Workshop - Creating a Mentorship Ecosystem in Your Bridge Program with Mentoring Expert Melissa McDaniels, PhD from the Center for the Improvement of Mentored E
  • Register for the next Emotional Intelligence Workshop on Jan 11th

    — The Research Hub of the Inclusive Graduate Education Network, an NSF INCLUDES Alliance, is holding a five-part workshop series that focuses on the development of social-emotional competencies that are essential for success in graduate education and future career performance. Workshops suitable for students and faculty.  Register for the next session on Social Awareness taking place on January 11.
  • 2023 IGEN Bridge Application Portal Open

    — IGEN, it's disciplinary society partners and Bridge Program partner institutions are accepting applications. Click title above to learn more about the program.
  • Join us for Bridge Applicant Office Hours - December

    — The Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN) will host Bridge Applicant Office Hours on Monday Dec 19, 11 am –12 pm ET.
  • Announcing IGEN Travel Grants

    — Apply Now! IGEN is pleased to announce that funding has been provided from the National Science Foundation to help support Black, Latinx and Indigenous graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in IGEN affiliated programs to attend in person Scientific meetings and professional development events. As a result, IGEN is able to offer a grant of up to $1,000 to help support students. 
  • Short Guide to Graduate Student Debt Relief

    — The Research Hub and Equity in Graduate Education Resource Center have developed a short guide to graduate student debt relief. In it, we offer several ways you can help get the word out to the grad ed community about opportunities that the Biden-Harris administration has made available.
  • Equity in Graduate Education Virtual Journal Club

    — Join IGEN and EGE for our quarterly Virtual Journal Club on Tuesday, October 18th at 10am PT/1pm ET.
  • Equity in Graduate Education Virtual Journal Club

    — Register Join C-CIDE and IGEN for our quarterly Virtual Journal Club on Monday, June 27th at 12pmPT/3pmET.
  • IGEN Open House

    — The Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN) will host the first IGEN Open House on June 9, 2022 4–5pm ET. During this meeting, attendees will be able to connect with IGEN Partners from across the country.
  • Register by May 25 for Holistic Admissions & Recruitment Institute

    — This Holistic Admissions and Recruitment Institute will feature three online workshops covering fundamentals, strategies, and recruitment for an equity-based holistic admissions process. These workshops will be tailored for faculty from STEM departments affiliated with the Inclusive Graduate Education Network (IGEN).
  • Virtual IGEN Bridge Department Collaborators Meeting - May 12, 2022

    — Virtual IGEN Bridge Department Collaborators Meeting  May 12, 2022  3–5pm ET
  • NSF GRFP Webinar – 17 May at 3 PM EDT

    — Are you an outstanding student pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in an NSF-supported STEM field? Learn about GRFP and how to possibly receive funding for your graduate education on 17 May at 3 PM EDT. Register for webinar today! https://agu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tgc1SZOIRsiif-aSXkGCaw
  • Missing Physicists Special Colloquium

    — Presented by the Diversity Committee of the UNC Chapel Hill Physics & Astronomy Department, this special colloquium will feature a panel discussion of the March 2022 “Missing Physicists” article package in Science, examining the barriers Black physicists face and potential models for change. Register for Zoom by April 7.
  • Register for the Emotional Intelligence Workshop Series

    — The Research Hub of the Inclusive Graduate Education Network, an NSF INCLUDES Alliance, is holding a five-part workshop series that focuses on the development of social-emotional competencies that are essential for success in graduate education and future career performance. Workshops suitable for students and faculty.  Register by Monday, April 11, 2022 for the first session.
  • Virtual Journal Club - March 7

    — Join us for C-CIDE and IGEN's upcoming quarterly Virtual Journal Club which will be held on Monday, March 7th at 12pmPT/ 3pmET.
  • IGEN Bridge Application Portal Open

    — IGEN, it's disciplinary society partners and Bridge Program partner institutions are accepting applications. Click title above to learn more about the program.
  • Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MPS-Ascend)

    — MPS-Ascend full proposal deadline is January 6, 2022. Click to learn more and read the submission guidelines.
  • 2021 Research Accelerator Grant Awardees Named

    — These scholars are launching studies to improve equity in STEM graduate education.
  • Virtual Journal Club - Sept. 20

    — Join us for C-CIDE and IGEN's upcoming quarterly Virtual Journal Club which will be held on Monday, Sept 20 from 3:00-4:15 p.m. ET | 12:00-1:15 p.m. PT.
  • Equity in Graduate Education Accepting Workshop Requests for 2022

    — Upcoming professional & organizational development opportunities offered by IGEN's Inclusive Practices Hub.
  • 2019 ACS Graduate Student Survey Report Released

    — The results of the 2019 ACS Graduate Student Survey are expected to help chemical science departments to design local programming, allocate resources, support infrastructure that address the needs of trainees, and inform federal agencies about community needs.
  • Bridge Fellow Posters Online

    — Although the 2021 IGEN National Meeting concluded last week, our Bridge Fellow Posters are available online to review. Enjoy learning more about our students' research findings and of the science fields they are most passionate about.
  • IGEN Virtual Network Spaces

    — Do you want to reconnect with a colleague or perhaps a new friend that you made during the National Meeting? IGEN's (virtual) network spaces remain open and you are welcome to log in, relax and stay for awhile.
  • IGEN News Summer 2021 Coming Soon!

    — The latest edition of IGEN News Summer 2021 will be hitting your inbox soon, If you haven't signed up yet to receive our quarterly newsletter, go ahead and smash the orange link at the bottom of the page to subscribe.
  • Meeting Logistics Update

    — IGEN National Meeting Logistics details will be sent by email to all registered participants Friday, June 11. Updates will be sent each morning.
  • 2021 INM – Call for Posters

    — Bridge Fellows submit your poster submission form today and enter IGEN's poster competition at its 2021 National Meeting. The poster session is designed to help introduce people to your work as well as start a dialog with peers, possible collaborators and possible mentors. Prizes will be awarded to the top 2 poster presentations. Click the link to learn more!
  • Research Accelerator Grant Program

    — Call for Proposals: Research Accelerator Grant Program

    The IGEN Research Hub is accepting proposals for one-year seed grants of up to $5,000. Submit a new project idea that advances equity in STEM graduate education or apply to connect with and build upon a current IGEN Research Hub study. Proposals due June 30, 2021; Notifications of awards will be made by August 15, 2021.
  • May 2021 Virtual Journal Club

    — The discussion will address the understanding of women's doctoral experiences in STEM Lab rotations. After the event, a summary will be available on the Virtual Journal Club webpage.
  • *REGISTRATION INFORMATION

    — Registration for the IGEN National Meeting will be managed by our partners at the American Physical Society. If you do not already have an APS meetings account, you will be prompted to create one before registering. If you have questions or concerns regarding meeting registration, please email us at info@igenetwork.org.
  • IMPORTANT Registration Dates

    — NOTE: Some sessions being offered during the national meeting have limited capacity and may close sooner than deadlines indicated below.
    -> May 19: Registration opens
    -> June 1: Last date to cancel with refund
    -> June 11: Last date to register online
  • Registration is now open!

    — Recruit, Learn, Share

    Join us and partner organizations and individuals dedicated to advancing equity for Black, Latinx and Indigenous students in STEM graduate education to share ideas, learn together and develop/strengthen their networks.
  • Demystifying Mental Health Support

    — The American Chemical Society is hosting this interactive webinar outlines common mental health challenges of STEMM graduate students and provides strategies for managing them.
  • AGU Report: Equitable Exchange: A Framework for Diversity and Inclusion in the Geosciences

    — Highlighting the differing perspectives pertaining to geoscience at large.