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  • 2021 HRI Facilitator Training

    — Physical and social scientists are invited to attend a workshop series beginning April 9 and learn how to facilitate holistic graduate admissions workshops. Click on title to learn more and register today!
  • Equity in Graduate Education Panel Discussion

    — Join us for a 90-minute panel on Equity in Graduate Education Our speakers will discuss research and evidence-based practice to support diversity, equity and inclusion in graduate education.
  • Using Data for Equity in Graduate Education

    — Join in a discussion around the use of data dashboards, which makes it easier for organizations to share key metrics publicly. Click title to learn more!
  • ACS Bridge Program makes an impact

    — Launched in 2018, the ACS Bridge Program is part of the ACS Bridge Project and aims to increase the number of Black, Latino, and Indigenous students earning doctoral degrees in the chemical sciences.
  • 2021 IGEN National Meeting Save The Date!

    — We’ve begun to plan the IGEN 2021 National Meeting which is tentatively set for June 14-17, 2021. The IGEN National Meeting provides an opportunity for 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.
  • Resources for Racial Justice

    — We set aside time every year to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his role in organizing Americans against racism, and the continuing struggle for racial justice.
  • IGEN Bridge Application Portal now open

    — IGEN, it's disciplinary society partners and bridge program partner institutions are accepting applications now through March 31, 2021. Click title above to learn more about the program.
  • Better Letters: Equitable Practices

    — In order to ensure that letters of recommendation are effective tools for enhancing equity, we must critically assess how we write, read, and solicit letters of recommendation
  • Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: 2020 Supplement

    — This American Council on Education report examines over 150 indicators, looking at academic experiences and outcomes, and how these educational journeys differ, by race and ethnicity. In addition, invited scholarly essays provide further context around race and ethnicity in higher education that data alone cannot tell. Download the full report or individual chapters, below. Download the full report here.
  • Equity in Science: Representation, Culture, and the Dynamics of Change in Graduate Education

    — These ethnographic case studies reveal the subtle ways that exclusion and power operate in scientific organizations and, sometimes, within change efforts themselves.
  • IGEN academic partners grow

    — The APS, ACS and AGU continue to expand the number of academic institutions with which they partner. The American Physical Society now has over 40 graduate Physics Graduate programs officially committing to utilize inclusive practices. Since the APS Bridge program began 7 years ago, over 200 graduate students have been placed in graduate programs, with our first two graduates completing their PhDs this year.
  • Posselt and colleagues receive award

    — Julie Posselt to receive the Emerald Publishing’s Highly Commended Research award.
  • Summer 2020 IGEN team publications

    — The latest IGEN Team publications released in the 3rd quarter of project year 2.
  • Disciplinary partners complete first Bridge application and review process

    — The disciplinary partners have completed their first joint IGEN Bridge application and review process.
  • Spring 2020 IGEN team publications

    — The latest IGEN Team publications released in the 2nd quarter of project year 2.
  • Spring IGEN partner updates

    — ACS received Genentech Foundation grant; APS NMC Conference 2020 recap; Joint IP & Research Hub Equity in Graduate Admissions webinar.
  • Panel on preparing admissions and recruitment for the effects of COVID-19

    — How can we design holistic review processes that account for new variations in applicant grades, experiences, and obstacles during this time?
  • Partner Spotlight: Research and Inclusive Practices Hubs

    — The Research and Inclusive Practices Hub have collaborated in the development of the Equity in Graduate Education ​website.
  • Resources for supporting grad student wellbeing

    — Recognizing that one's anxieties are amplified during such a time as working towards earning an advanced degree, this interactive PDF document offers links to a combination of tools, websites, reflective commentaries, and research articles that we hope will resonate with students and postdocs.
  • Upcoming mentor training opportunities

    — Research mentor training is an evidence-based, interactive approach designed to help mentors develop skills for engaging in productive, culturally responsive, research mentoring relationships—relationships that optimize the success of both mentors and mentees.
  • IGEN partner societies launch application portal

    — The IGEN disciplinary societies launched the IGEN Bridge Application portal in the Fall of 2019.
  • IGEN holds 2019 national meeting

    — IGEN held its first national meeting in collaboration with the University of Central Florida (UCF) Physics Department on October 26-27, 2019.
  • Spotlight on IGEN partner organizations

    — Disciplinary Societies' Bridge Programs mark milestones.
  • Inclusive practices workshops at IGEN National Meeting

    — IP & Research Hubs to host Holistic Review workshops at upcoming 2019 IGEN National Meeting in Orlando.
  • IGEN celebrates one year

    — Learn all that IGEN has been able to accomplish over it's first project year.
  • Join us at the 2019 IGEN National Meeting

    — IGEN to hold its inaugural National Meeting October 25-27 on the campus of the University of Central Florida through partnership with the Department of Physics, College of Sciences, UCF.
  • Become a workshop facilitator

    — Physical and social scientists are invited to apply for a 2.5 day workshop to learn to facilitate holistic graduate admissions workshops.