DU(E-NEWS) Special Edition: AAAS-IUSE Summer Labs: Developing a New Faculty Model to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The AAAS-IUSE Initiative invites participation in its Summer Labs Sessions for an opportunity to discuss systemic issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion at the faculty level. The webinar will be held on Tuesday June 22 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm EST. University STEM faculty and graduate students interested in conversations on examining equity within faculty recruitment and tenure systems, creating cultural change within STEM departments, and confronting common challenges encountered by faculty at Minority Serving Institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities are encouraged to attend.

Racial Equity in STEM Education

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) is soliciting proposals for projects addressing systemic racism in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce development through research and practice.

Neurodiverse Learners Summer Camp

The DO-IT Center and Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) at the University of Washington are hosting a free summer camp for neurodiverse high school students from across the United States and is now accepting applications.

Funding Opportunity: Teach Access Curriculum Development Awards

Teach Access is providing direct awards to full-time, part-time, adjunct faculty, or instructional staff at US-based institutions of higher education to develop modules, presentations, exercises or curriculum enhancements or changes that introduce the fundamental concepts and skills of accessible design and development into their existing courses. The submission deadline is 5:00 PM PT on Friday, April 16, 2021.