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How to STEM Series

How to Integrate Diverse Students into STEM (virtual) with Dr. Mica Estrada

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022
12:00 – 1:00pm  •  Via Zoom

Dr. Estrada is an expert on social influence, including how to implement and assess interventions that are meant to increase underrepresented minorities in STEM fields. Dr. Estrada will lead our faculty through the psychology of educational interventions, and how they lead to greater integration into the LUC community and beyond. She will present her research, and workshop how faculty can implement her NIH-, NSF-, and HHMI-funded work into their classrooms. 

How to Make Class More Inclusive (virtual) with Dr. Tracie Addy

Thursday, February 17th, 2022
12:00 – 1pm •  via Zoom

Dr. Addy (who recently published the book What Inclusive Instructors Do) will work with our STEM faculty to help them better understand and appreciate inclusive approaches in their classroom teaching and culture, and will then direct them to changes they can make (both large and small) for those who are unsure how to implement anti-racism strategies in their specific courses. She will use specific examples from her book.

A Conversation with Dr. Marcella Alsan

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022
4:00 – 5:30 pm • Hybrid model: In-person at the Damen Student Center Multipurpose Room and via Zoom

The event is a conversation with economist, physician, 2021 MacArthur Fellow, and Loyola alum Dr. Marcella Alsan, who will be discussing women in STEM fields, social justice, and racial health disparities.

How to Use STEM to Promote Social Justice (virtual or in-person) with Dr. Ebony McGee

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
12:00 – 1:00pm • Via Zoom (in person location pending)

Dr. McGee, a native Chicagoan and educated at Northwestern University, is intimately familiar with the demographics and issues of our city and neighborhood, and has offered to come in person to Loyola to help our faculty workshop their syllabi and course materials. Dr. McGee specializes in how racialized biases affect underrepresented minority students’ undergraduate and graduate education and career trajectories.

How to Integrate Diverse Students into STEM (virtual) with Dr. Mica Estrada

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022
12:00 – 1:00pm  •  Via Zoom

Dr. Estrada is an expert on social influence, including how to implement and assess interventions that are meant to increase underrepresented minorities in STEM fields. Dr. Estrada will lead our faculty through the psychology of educational interventions, and how they lead to greater integration into the LUC community and beyond. She will present her research, and workshop how faculty can implement her NIH-, NSF-, and HHMI-funded work into their classrooms. 

How to Make Class More Inclusive (virtual) with Dr. Tracie Addy

Thursday, February 17th, 2022
12:00 – 1pm •  via Zoom

Dr. Addy (who recently published the book What Inclusive Instructors Do) will work with our STEM faculty to help them better understand and appreciate inclusive approaches in their classroom teaching and culture, and will then direct them to changes they can make (both large and small) for those who are unsure how to implement anti-racism strategies in their specific courses. She will use specific examples from her book.

A Conversation with Dr. Marcella Alsan

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022
4:00 – 5:30 pm • Hybrid model: In-person at the Damen Student Center Multipurpose Room and via Zoom

The event is a conversation with economist, physician, 2021 MacArthur Fellow, and Loyola alum Dr. Marcella Alsan, who will be discussing women in STEM fields, social justice, and racial health disparities.

How to Use STEM to Promote Social Justice (virtual or in-person) with Dr. Ebony McGee

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
12:00 – 1:00pm • Via Zoom (in person location pending)

Dr. McGee, a native Chicagoan and educated at Northwestern University, is intimately familiar with the demographics and issues of our city and neighborhood, and has offered to come in person to Loyola to help our faculty workshop their syllabi and course materials. Dr. McGee specializes in how racialized biases affect underrepresented minority students’ undergraduate and graduate education and career trajectories.