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First ACT Annual Report 2020-2021

Please read ACT’s 1st Annual Report HERE to see an overview of ACT and breakdown of the year’s survey responses. 

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T. Ramon Stuart on STEM Exposure

A Black college president on importance of STEM: ‘I never heard of engineering until college’ The following text is from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.   In July, T. Ramon Stuart became president of Clayton State University. He is the first Black president of the 52-year-old public campus, coming to Clayton State from Fort Valley State University where he had been […]

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Equity Regarding Women and Minorities in STEM

RESEARCH ARTICLE Equity for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM: Graduate experiences and career plans in chemistry The following text is from PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences).   Significance: On June 10, 2020, as part of the Black Lives Matter movement, scientists in the United States and throughout the world paused to […]

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Dealing with Microaggressions

How bystanders can shut down microaggressions The following text is from How bystanders can shut down microaggressions.   How can you effectively intervene when you see someone being targeted for an aspect of their identity? Psychologists studying intergroup relations and perspective-taking offer this advice. If you overheard one of these statements, what would you do? […]

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Podcast on Antiracism

BE ANTIRACIST with Ibram X. Kendi The following description is from Be Antiracist Podcast — IXK. (ibramxkendi.com).   Be Antiracist imagines what an antiracist society might look like and how we all can play an active role in building one. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the author of How to Be an Antiracist, the book […]

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April 2021 Book Suggestions

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates “This first book is an amazing read. In summary, it is a letter written to the authors teenage son on what it means to be black in the United States and what does it mean to live within a black body. He goes through his educational experience […]

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Diversity in Structural Engineering Scholarship

NCSEA Diversity in Structural Engineering Scholarship Please visit http://www.ncsea.com/awards/scholarship/ to apply. The NCSEA Foundation established the NCSEA Diversity in Structural Engineering Scholarship in 2020 to award funding to students who have been traditionally underrepresented in structural engineering (including but not limited to Black/African Americans, Native/Indigenous Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, and other people of color).  Multiple scholarships up to $5,000 each will be presented […]

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Stop AAPI Hate

Stop APPI Hate The following text is taken from https://stopaapihate.org/. Our communities stand united against racism. Hate against Asian American Pacific Islander communities has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we can stop it. Read more here.

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#IAMNOTAVIRUS

#IAMNOTAVIRUS The following text is taken from https://www.iamnotavirus.info/. The University of Connecticut’s Asian and Asian American Studies Institute has partnered with the #IAMNOTAVIRUS campaign and the Asian American Literary Review to provide students with this Mental Health Workbook. Taking inspiration from the AALR’s Open in Emergency project, this workbook serves as an introduction to making […]

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The Higher Education Anti-Racist Teaching Podcast

The Higher Education Anti-Racist Teaching (H.E.A.R.T.) Podcast The following text is taken from https://cetl.uconn.edu/anti-racist-heart-podcast/. In this series of podcasts, we explore what antiracist teaching in higher education is, what it entails, what challenges educators face, and any advice our guests can give our audience in their antiracist teaching journey.  The podcasts are co-hosted by Dr. […]

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