Students from the Little Village Lawndale High School Campus saw how Argonne scientists — many of Hispanic/Latino heritage — perform pivotal research during the 17th annual Hispanic/Latino Education Outreach Day.
For the second year in a row, Binghamton University received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
The 7th African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications (ASP) will be held in-person at Nelson Mandela University in Gqeberha, South Africa, from November 28 to December 9, 2022. Teams of leading physicists from U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories and universities and other institutions across the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Africa will introduce more than 70 African graduate students to physics theories, experiments, and technologies.
Binghamton University’s Watson College Scholars Program has received the 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.
Sandia National Laboratories is sharpening its recruitment focus on select historically Black colleges and universities with its Securing Top Academic Research and Talent, or START, program.
The five-year, National Science Foundation grant will support the SUNY Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program, a collaboration among 15 SUNY institutions that has played an instrumental role in diversifying the nation’s STEM workforce over the last 20-plus years.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced today the appointment of three new Laureates as part of its Biomedical Laureates Program, furthering its institutional commitment to broadening diversity and mentorship opportunities.
Cleveland Clinic has appointed Michelle Kang Kim, M.D., Ph.D., as chair of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition with Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute. Dr. Kim’s will start Aug. 1. She will succeed Miguel Regueiro, M.D., who has served as interim chair of the department since May 2021, following his appointment as chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute.
Heather Spalding, a business lead at Sandia National Laboratories, was recently recognized as an Employee of the Year by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine for her advocacy efforts, professional accomplishments, community outreach initiatives and more.
Mount Sinai Health System named winner of 2022 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award
The American Neurological Association (ANA) has announced the recipients of its 2022 scientific awards, to be presented during the 147th ANA Annual Meeting, which will be held October 22–25, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.
Many of the nuclear physicists tuning in to the 2022 Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) & AGS (Alternating Gradient Synchrotron) Users’ Meeting participated in a half-day workshop on June 8 dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and workforce development in the nuclear physics community.
The first Safe Zone Project workshop at Argonne focuses on allyship with more vital topics to help increase communication, safety and bias-free inclusion in the workplace for LGBTQIA+ employees.
Michael L. Huyghue, a former NFL general manager, has provided recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion in hiring practices and is meeting with each team’s leadership.
Sandia National Laboratories talent acquisition specialist Tony Lona, a recruiter focused on veterans and unique abilities, was named a 2022 Veteran Champion of the Year in Corporate America by G.I. Jobs Magazine.
Stan Wullschleger, associate laboratory director for biological and environmental systems science at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is the recipient of the 2022 Commitment to Human Diversity in Ecology Award from the Ecological Society of America, or ESA.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents Committee on Anti-Racism has announced the recipients of its first-ever matching grant program to fund innovative and impactful research projects and programs addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism issues.
Ann-Gel S. Palermo, DrPH, MPH—recognized as an innovative champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion—has been named by Modern Healthcare as one of 2021’s Top Diversity Leaders
The award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
UC San Diego School of Medicine receives $2.6M to fund their PRIME-Health Equity program and launch a new program on Native American health. These medical education programs provide financial support to medical students interested in addressing health disparities and serving local communities.
As part of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), the Endocrine Society has established a new executive level role to focus on member value, engagement, and our DEI strategy.
Researchers systematically reviewed federally funded cardiovascular disease trials run between 2000 and 2019 to determine whether various recruitment strategies impacted the number of Black participants enrolled.
A new study at Organization Science shows when co-workers feel they can open up emotionally, it creates room for more free expression and more exploration of ideas in the workplace.
Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, with colleagues from multiple research centers, will study the genomics of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in people with African heritage throughout the United States.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing recognizes diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as critical to nursing education and fundamental to developing a nursing workforce able to provide high quality, culturally appropriate, and congruent health care.
The Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel (PSON) has been awarded more than $1.8 million over four years from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to build on the school’s efforts in recruiting a diverse group of students and further creating an equitable environment. The grant is made possible through the Nursing Workforce Diversity Program, which helps to recruit, support, retain, and graduate nursing students from disadvantaged backgrounds including racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented in nursing.
SEATTLE — July 7, 2021 — Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutch research findings and other news.
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s first two GEM fellows have begun a summer of research at PPPL. Promise Adebayo-Ige is working toward a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville while Caira Anderson is a doctoral student in computational and applied mathematics at Rice University. PPPL recently joined the GEM Consortium as part of its effort to diversify its staff and broaden outreach.
Leaders and experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to discuss Juneteenth’s significance for organizations and workplaces. They can address such underlying concepts as understanding and navigating ‘racial and gender overtones to professionalism”…
• The five-year innovative pilot program offers financial support for trainees entering the field of nephrology, focusing on individuals historically underrepresented in medicine.
• Six candidates selected in the first year of the program will each receive $50,000 over the course of three years toward the repayment of eligible student loans.
Less than eight months after unveiling its Biomedical Laureates Program, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced today the first Laureates to join its academic faculty, delivering on an institutional commitment to drive diversity and enhance mentorship opportunities. Both Laureates will start in July.
To commemorate Juneteenth, Maryland Smith hosts a discussion on June 17 with award-winning marketing and advertising executive Toye Wigley.
The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is using a grant from the American Cancer Society to introduce more underrepresented minority undergraduate students to cancer research
Despite a growing momentum for initiatives to create more diverse and inclusive work spaces, several barriers still exist. To implement meaningful change, a team of researchers says a holistic and systematic approach is needed to ensure everyone is working from the same playbook.
Three projects from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory are featured in the National Science Foundation-funded 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase running May 11 to May 18, showcasing the Observatory’s commitment to equity, social justice, and creative solutions to engagement during COVID-19.
Dr. Robert Lucero will join UCLA School of Nursing as the next associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Board of Directors has revitalized the organization’s ongoing Strategic Plan to prioritize programs and initiatives in four areas where the Academy will focus efforts to accelerate progress towards achieving its vision and mission.
Jennifer Thorington Springer—associate dean of student affairs, professor of English, and adjunct professor in the Women Studies and Africana Studies Programs at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis—has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council on Undergraduate Research.
In this episode, Dr. David Tom Cooke interviews Dr. Tom Nguyen from the University of California San Francisco.
$1.1 million gift from philanthropist Ann Bedell Hunt establishes Bedell Family Endowed Medical Scholarship at UC San Diego School of Medicine in memory of her father, Omar Jaspering, and in honor of Simerjot K. Jassal, MD.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has awarded its first Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship to registered dietitian nutritionist Marie AK Allsopp, a clinical assistant professor in nutrition science at Purdue University.
Academic leaders, faculty, staff and students gathered virtually to learn how to continue transforming UC San Diego into a student-centered university for the success of Latinx/Chicanx students at the HSI Summit on March 11.
Ten Sandia National Laboratories engineers received Black Engineer of the Year Awards, including Most Promising Scientist, Modern Technology Leaders and Science Spectrum Trailblazers.
Argonne’s workforce has supported gender equality and diversity with various initiatives for 30 years.
HHMI announces the selection of 21 exceptional early career scientists as 2020 Hanna Gray Fellows to support diversity in biomedical research. The 2022 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition will open later this year.
The new positions reflect MSK’s commitment to expanding patient access to cancer care and supporting ongoing research aimed at reducing cancer disparities that stem from racial, ethnic, cultural, or socioeconomic barriers.
Baylor Scott & White Health recently received VIQTORY’s 2021 Top Military Friendly® Employer designation, the only health system in Texas to be ranked in the top 10. The health system ranked No. 4 in the government/non-profit organizations category and was recognized for exceeding benchmark standards for the Military Friendly® designation. The 19th annual list of Military Friendly® Employers has been released on militaryfriendly.com and will be officially published in the December 2020 issue of G.I. Jobs® Magazine.
Patients who shared the same racial or ethnic background as their physician were more likely to give the maximum patient rating score, according to a new analysis of 117,589 patient surveys from 2014 to 2017.
With the support of a $4 million grant, UC San Diego School of Medicine has launched a program to expand and diversify the pipeline of child and adolescent psychiatrists in California.
Sandia National Laboratories has been named 2020 Organization of the Year in the government category by the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers. The award recognizes organizations with a longstanding commitment to cultural diversity and inclusion in the workplace.