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The Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development was created to offer University of Pittsburgh faculty the opportunity to increase awareness about diversity and develop skills needed to teach in a diverse, multicultural environment.

The 2020 Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development has concluded. Videos of sessions and other resources can be found in the 2020 Events section below.

Extended Diversity Poster Presentations - Part 1

Extended Diversity Poster Presentations - Part 2

Creating Accessible Courses for Remote Learning

Community Engaged Learning: Monday, April 29, 2019

Title: Inside-Out: Experiences from the Pitt Prison Education Project
Description: “Inside-Out” facilitates dialogue and education across social differences by co-enrolling students from university and incarcerated settings.
Faculty Panelists:
* Shalini Puri, PhD, Department of English, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
* Gabby Yearwood, PhD, Lecturer & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Anthropology, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Student Panelists:
* Alexa Tignall
* Alissa Depiro
Location: Community Engagement Center – Homewood
Time:
10 a.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100

Title: Teaching Side by Side: Best Practices from Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
Description: “Side-by-Side” is a community-based learning format that brings together college students and community residents or organizations in classes taught by university faculty. More information on Side-by-Side is available from our collaborators at Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement.

Facilitators:
* Lina Dostilio, Ed.D., Center for Urban Education
* Cyndi Rickards, Ed.D., Senior Assistant Dean for Community Engagement, Drexel University
* Andrew Zitcer, PhD, Director of the Urban Strategy graduate program, Drexel University
* Jennifer Kebea, Ed.D., Executive Director of the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, Drexel University
Location: Community Engagement Center – Homewood
Time:
1 p.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: The Impact of Structure, Content and Readings

Center for Diversity in the Curriculum Office Hours: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Facilitator: Charline Rowland, Ed.D., Teaching Consultant at the University Center for Teaching and Learning
Description: The Center for Diversity in the Curriculum is an initiative of the University Center for Teaching and Learning that is designed to support instructors who are seeking ways to incorporate more diversified curricula and inclusive practices. We will be holding office hours during the Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development so that instructors may work 1:1 with a teaching consultant to create a plan for using the tools presented in the institute workshops and activities. After you sign up, a teaching consultant will contact you to get additional details.
Location: Alumni Hall, B-26
Time:
1 – 5 p.m.

Combating Hate: Issues in Teaching and Learning: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Facilitator: Zack Furness, PhD, Communication & Music
Description: Join us for a viewing of the Frontline documentary “Documenting Hate” and a follow-up roundtable discussion about combating hate in teaching and learning practices.
Location: David Lawrence Hall, 211
Time:
9:30 – 11 a.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* Ten ways to fight hate: A community resource guide
* Responding to Hate at School
* University Times: Hate crimes a timely topic for CRSP Summer Institute

Bringing a Global Perspective to Our Syllabi: Some Initial Steps, Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Facilitator: Roger Rouse, PhD, Core Faculty, Global Studies Center
Description: What does it mean to bring a global perspective to our syllabi? This session will engage the debates about what a global perspective entails and then consider some practical first steps in trying to globalize an existing syllabus or design a new one with a global orientation. We’ll conclude by addressing ways of building on what we’ve discussed, including participation in the Global Studies Center’s faculty seminar, Global Across the Curriculum.
Location: Posvar Hall, 1501
Time:
1 – 3 p.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* Bringing a Global Perspective to Our Syllabi: Resources and Suggestions
* The Differences Between International, Transnational, Multinational, and Global

Cancelled: Implicit Bias Series: Teaching and Learning Discussions: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Event Cancelled

Anti-Racism Actions for White Folks: Thursday, May 9, 2019

Book cover of "So You Want to Talk About Race" by Ijeoma OluoFacilitator: Ralph Bangs, PhD, School of Social Work
Description: Join Professor Ralph Bangs, PhD for this lecture and workshop on the importance of helping white people investigate ways to stop harm against people of color including microaggressions, denial of housing and jobs, poor education, mass incarceration, and murder. Dr. Bangs was inspired to facilitate this session after reading and teaching Ijeoma Oluo’s book, So You Want to Talk About Race, hearing the author lecture, and talking with her. The anti-racism actions he will present are derived from her book, chapter by chapter. You will receive a copy of Oluo’s book after registering for the session. During the session, you will be asked to identify what you think is most important, what you disagree with, and what is missing. At the end, Dr. Bangs will also ask you to share other materials white folks should read and how we can incorporate Oluo’s book and other essential readings at our university. This is a full-day session. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Location: University Club
Time:
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (All Day Event)
Faculty Stipend: $250
Handouts:
* Anti-Racism Actions for White Folks: Lessons from Ijeoma Oluo’s Book – Discussion Worksheet
* Anti-Racism Actions for White Folks – Presentation

Issues in Data Bias: Teaching and Learning Notes from Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Book cover of "Weapons of Math Destruction" by Cathy O'NeilFacilitators:
* Dmitriy Babichenko, PhD, School of Computing and Information Sciences
* Lorin Grieve, Pharm.D., School of Pharmacy
* Junia Howell, PhD, Department of Sociology, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Location: Posvar Hall, 1501
Time:
10 a.m. – Noon
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* Modeled Biases Panel: Agenda
* Modeled Biases Panel: Presentation

Teaching and Learning Support for International Students and Faculty: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Facilitators (afternoon):
* Heather McNaught, Instructor and Assessment Supervisor, English Language Institute
Topic: American Classroom Culture: Expectations and Strategies

* Marta Ortega-Llebaria, Assistant Professor, Linguistics
Topic: Speaking and Listening with an Accent

* Abdesalam Soudi, Lecturer, Linguistic Internship and Consulting Advisor, Linguistics; Cultural and Linguistic Competence Master’s Course Co-Director, Family Medicine Department
Topic: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity: Living and Working Together

* Jeanette Jouili, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Topic: Teaching Cultural Diversity as an International Faculty Member

Description: This one-day event is devoted to supporting international students and faculty. In the morning session about supporting international students, a panel of domestic and international students will share with the audience their points of view regarding supporting international students and the value they bring to the campus. The audience will have a chance to dialogue with the panelists and brainstorm ideas for enhancing international students’ learning experience at Pitt. In the afternoon session, administrators and international faculty will join small group discussions focusing a few topics of interest, such as cross-cultural communication, how to discuss race and cultural diversity with domestic students, and other challenges that international faculty may face. Domestic faculty members are also welcome!
Location: University Club, Gold Room
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (All Day Event – download the full agenda for this session)

Faculty Stipend: $250

Implicit Bias Series: Teaching and Learning Discussions: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Facilitator: Melissa J. Marks, Ed.D. Associate Professor of Education, Director of Education, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Location: Alumni Hall, B-26
Time:
Noon – 2 p.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* Implicit Bias: What is it and how does it affect universities?

Self-Care Series: Strategies to Overcome Compassion Fatigue in Teaching and Learning: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Facilitator: Sharise Nance, LCSW (SSW) School of Social Work
Description and Objectives (Participants will be able to …): Compassion Fatigue is defined as the indirect exposure to difficult, disturbing and/or traumatic images and stories of the suffering of others. The Strategies for Overcoming Compassion Fatigue training is designed to bring awareness to the systematic impact of Compassion Fatigue, offer a safe space for helping professionals and educators to learn strategies for managing Compassion Fatigue in order to experience more balance, satisfaction and fulfillment in their personal and professional lives.

By the end of the workshop, participants will learn to:
• Identify the signs and contributing factors to compassion satisfaction and secondary traumatic stress/compassion fatigue and burn-out.
• Identify and implement the parallel process of healthy boundary setting and self-advocacy from staff to student, practitioner to client or caregiver to loved one.
• Identify and implement strategies for managing themselves in highly emotional charged interactions with clients, students and/or loved ones.
• Evaluate and balance experiences as a helper and as a person, ensuring career does not alter their world view in a negative manner.
• Incorporate Trauma informed practices (Cognitive Processing, Grounding, Deep Breathing/Relaxation and Mindfulness exercises) in their daily regimen.
• Find renewal in their work.

Location: William Pitt Union, 548
Time:
10 a.m. – Noon

Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* Module 4-2: Self-care plan
* Internal Locus of Control
* In the Moment Self-Care
* Strategies to Overcoming Compassion Fatigue in Teaching and Learning
* Compassion Fatigue Trajectory
* Compassion Satisfaction and Compassion Fatigue (PROQOL) Version 5
* Educator Roles and Responsibilities

Accessibility, Teaching, and the Urban Campus: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Facilitator: Thomas Morton, PhD, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Description: In this workshop, the built and natural environments will be engaged intensively as the participants explore issues of accessibility and teaching on our urban campus. Examples will be drawn from Pitt’s campus, the city of Pittsburgh, and elsewhere. Collectively we will explore the challenges and opportunities in navigating and interacting with the city and how these can impact our teaching.
Location: Alumni Hall, 532
Time:
10 a.m. – Noon
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* Accessibility, Teaching, and the Urban Campus

Women of Color Teaching at Pitt: Resources and Discussion: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Panelists:
* Lynn Clarke, Ph.D, Communication, Lecturer, Director of Public Speaking, Director of Speaking in the Disciplines
* Leigh Patel, PhD, Education, Associate Dean of Equity and Justice; Kari Kokka, PhD, Instruction and Learning, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
* Valire Copeland, PhD, Social Work, Associate Dean
* Gina Garcia, PhD, Education (Administrative and Policy Studies), Assistant Professor
* Marta Ortega-Llebaria, PhD, Linguistics, Assistant Professor
Moderator: Charline Rowland, Ed.D., Teaching and Learning Consultant
Description: Join Pitt’s women of color faculty for a panel and discussion about the challenges and opportunities that they face in their academic careers. Doctors Clarke (Communication), Patel (Education), Kokka (Education), Copeland (Social Work), Garcia (Education), and Llebaria-Ortega (Linguistics) will share their views on the forces that shape their experiences in a PWI. Dr. Charline Rowland, Teaching Consultant from Pitt’s Teaching Center, will moderate a candid exchange that will focus on:

1. Available resources for WoC faculty, with the Teaching Center as a source of support
2. Strategies to cope with challenges related to a) Assessment of Teaching by students, and b) Students’ implicit bias
3. Action steps for institutional support

This is a two-hour session. Brunch will be served.
Download the flyer for this event.

Location: Posvar Hall, 1500
Time:
10 a.m. – Noon

Faculty Stipend: $100

Navigating Student Mental Health Concerns: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Facilitators:
* Channing Moreland, Ed.D., School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
* Sean Moundas, Psy.D., Psychologist, University Counseling Center
Location: Alumni Hall, 532
Time:
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* Counseling Referrals for Students
* Multiculturally Informed Mental Health Support for Students

Self-Care Series: Male Faculty and Administration of Color at PWI: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Facilitators:
* Gabby Yearwood, PhD, Lecturer & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Anthropology, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
* Kenny Donaldson, Associate Director of Strategic Programming and Initiatives, Center for Urban Education
* Richard Fann, Associate Director, Cross Cultural and Leadership Development
* Ron Idoko, Diversity and Multi-Cultural Program Manager, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
* Chaz Arnett, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Law
Location: Alumni Hall, 532
Time:
1 – 3 p.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* University of Pittsburgh: Full-Time Employees by Ethnicity and Gender
* National Statistics on Faculty Demographics
* Introducing the Invisible Man: Black Male Professionals in Higher Education
* Addressing Burnout in POC Higher Ed Professionals

Celebrating Pride: Teaching, Listening, and Allyship for LGBTQIA Communities: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Facilitators:
* Julie Beaulieux, PhD, Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies Program, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
* Matthew Lovett, PhD, Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies Program, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Guest speaker:
Darren Whitfield, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Psychiatry
Description:
What does it mean to be an ally for the LGBTQIA+ community? To investigate this, we must know who we are allies for and why allies are needed. We will cover key terms and concepts needed to recognize the identities held under the acronym. We will also outline what protections do and do not exist for LGBTQIA+ people in state, local, and national contexts, as well as cover the University of Pittsburgh’s policies and practices in this regard. Readings will be distributed in advance that will speak to obstacles LGBTQIA+ folks have faced in institutional and university settings, and we will also have a panel of Pitt undergraduates who will speak to their own experiences. Finally, we will end by reviewing our work and discussing, together, strategies and suggestions for becoming effective allies in and out of the university. 
Location: William Pitt Union, Ballroom
Time:
8:30 a.m.  – 4 p.m. (All Day Event)
Faculty Stipend: $250
Handouts:
* Readings from Celebrating Pride
* Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Presentation

Intersectionality: Marginalized Identities in The Classroom: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Facilitator: Melanie Hughes, PhD, Sociology, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Location: Posvar Hall, 1501
Time:
1 – 3 p.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts:
* Intersectionality Resources
* Intersectionality Seminar Presentation

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Teaching and Learning (Concluding Event), Wednesday: June 12, 2019

Facilitators:
* Danielle Andrews-Brown, PhD, Geology and Environmental Science
* Weiming Gorman, PhD, Communication
* Jamie Kulzer, PhD, CRC, LPC, SHRS, Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
* Matt Lovett, PhD, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program
* Noble Maseru, PhD Dean’s Office, Public Health
* Linda Tashbook, Esq., School of Law
* Kyle Whittinghill, PhD, Geology and Environmental Science

Description: Join us for this final event in the Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development where you can further explore how to approach diversity, equity, and inclusion during the coming academic year. Faculty who were members of the Extended Diversity community in 2018-2019 will offer short presentations on their work. A book giveaway and poster session will be held after the presentations to share resources in small group and one-on-one discussions. Light refreshments will be served.

Location:
Posvar Hall, 1500, 1501, 1502
Time:
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Faculty Stipend: $100
Handouts: 2019-20 Extended Diversity Experience Information/Application
Session Posters (click to see large versions or download an accessible PDF of all posters):

Using Games and Simulations to Increase Diversity

May 3, 2018

Games and simulations can offer rich learning experiences and opportunities for deeper conversations about diversity and inclusion in a variety of disciplines. Students want (and need) learning experiences that prepare them for the world, and this is where consciously thinking about aspects of diversity and inclusion in your simulations can pay real learning dividends. Download a copy of the presentation handout (PDF).

Facilitators:

Ron Magnuson, Katz Graduate School of Business

Ron Magnuson
Katz Graduate School of Business

Deepika Mohan, Department of Critical Care, School of Medicine

Deepika Mohan
Department of Critical Care, School of Medicine

Lorin Grieve, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy

Lorin Grieve
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics,
School of Pharmacy

How Teaching in Prison Helped My Teaching at Pitt

May 4, 2018

What pedagogical lessons can you learn from teaching in a prison? How are incarcerated students similar and different to your students at Pitt? In this session, you’ll spend some time with faculty who have been teaching in a local prison. They will talk about how this experience has shaped, influenced and changed their teaching practices, and how they have applied lessons from this experience to their teaching in the traditional Pitt classroom. Download a copy of the presentation handout (PDF).

Facilitators:

Shalini Puri, Department of English, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Shalini Puri
Department of English,
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Chris Bonneau, Political Science, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Chris Bonneau
Political Science,
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Cory Holding, Department of English, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Cory Holding
Department of English,
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Nancy Glazener, Department of English, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Nancy Glazener
Department of English,
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Supporting Our Students Inside & Outside the Classroom to Triumph

May 8, 2018

This event offers two interrelated perspectives on the mental health of students. The first half is presented by the Pitt Counseling Center and offers a toolkit on how to help students with depression, anxiety, relationship problems, family issues and more. You’ll learn how to better recognize these challenges and how to address them – as well as when you should hand it off to the Counseling Center. The second half looks at therapeutic writing as a tool to support and enhance student problem solving, reflection, and personal learning. Download a copy of the presentation handout (PDF).

Facilitators:

Kelli Lampe, Wellness Center, Student Affairs

Create a Healthy U Classroom by Helping Students in Distress
Kelli Lampe
Wellness Center, Student Affairs

Yona Harvey, Department of English, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Assumptions Aside: What Nonfiction Can Teach Us About Our Students
Yona Harvey
Department of English,
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Transforming Curriculum to Be More Inclusive

May 10, 2018

This open forum is a great chance to learn from five award winning Pitt faculty who have been recognized for their efforts in diversity and inclusion. They will present practical teaching approaches to common challenges, and will take questions from the audience. NOTE: Click each presenter’s name to download a PDF of their presentation.

Facilitators:

Julie Beaulieu, Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies program, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences

Julie Beaulieu
Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies program,
Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences

Marnie Bertolet, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health

Marnie Bertolet
Department of Epidemiology,
School of Public Health

Melinda Ciccocioppo, Department of Psychology, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Melinda Ciccocioppo
Department of Psychology,
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Harkins, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Division of Education

Elizabeth Harkins
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown,
Division of Education

Abdesalam Soudi, Department of Linguistics, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Abdesalam Soudi
Department of Linguistics,
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Creating Space for Diverse Dialogues

May 11, 2018

This session introduces the concept of unconscious bias and its various forms due to subtle disparities, hidden stereotypes, expressions of bias, intergroup processes, identity triggers, behavioral labeling, and a connection to social power. Participants will be encouraged to develop experience-based learning exercises that allow students to recognize and counter various forms of unconscious bias in a variety of settings. Participants will also learn how to create an environment for respectfully voicing opinions and for sharing experiences with these sensitive issues. Download a copy of the presentation handout (PDF).

Facilitators:

Audrey Murrell, Katz Graduate School of Business & College of Business Administration

Audrey Murrell
Katz Graduate School of Business & College of Business Administration

Ray Jones, Katz Graduate School of Business & College of Business Administration

Ray Jones
Katz Graduate School of Business & College of Business Administration

Bringing Global Perspectives to Our Fields and Our Courses

May 14, 2018

What does it mean to utilize and promote a global perspective? What are the best ways of bringing a global perspective to our fields and our courses? And how can this help us address diversity in our classrooms and the wider world? We will explore these issues through presentations, interactions, and discussions. Download a copy of the presentation handout (PDF).

Facilitator:

Roger Rouse, Global Studies, University Center for International Studies

Roger Rouse
Global Studies, University Center for International Studies

Structural Racism

May 16, 2018

A one-day long workshop where participants learn what structured racism is, and acquire strategies to advance racial equity.

Facilitator:

Ralph Bangs, University Center for International Studies

Ralph Bangs
University Center for International Studies

Transformative Intergroup Dialogue

May 10, 2017
Facilitated by Erika Kestenberg and Mario Brown, of the University of Pittsburgh Intergroup Dialogue Collaborative.

A multi-speaker presentation entitled Students and Poverty: How Socioeconomic Factors Shape Student Learning and What We Can Do

May 11, 2017
Facilitated by: Gerald Dickinson (University of Pittsburgh School of Law), Lori Delale-O’Connor (University of Pittsburgh Center for Urban Education), Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal (University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Psychology), Ken Regal (Executive Director of Just Harvest).

Seminars on Race and Gender in Teaching, that comprised of four sessions, each with a different focus:

  • What White Institutions Can Learn from Hispanic-Serving Institutions
    May 17, 2017
    Facilitated by Gina Garcia, University of Pittsburgh School of Education.
  • Identity Politics in the Classroom
    May 22, 2017
    Facilitated by Gabby Yearwood, University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Anthropology & Dept. of Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies.
  • The Conversation Crisis: Managing Your Bias, Facilitating Conversations, and Finding Common Ground in the Classroom
    May 23, 2017
    Facilitated by Mary Margaret Kerr, University of Pittsburgh School of Education, and Joe Horne, University of Pittsburgh Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • Teaching Race to College Students – 2017 Black/White Update
    June 6, 2017
    Facilitated by Ralph Bangs, University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies.

A four-part series entitled, Understanding Our Students that featured a Pitt facilitator and a panel of students that discussed perspectives of student populations. Sessions included:

  • Understanding the Background & Academic Preparations of Students from Chinese Cultures
    May 15, 2017
    Facilitated by Meiyi Song, University of Pittsburgh Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Political Diversity in the Classroom
    May 16, 2017
    Facilitated by Andrew Lotz, University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Political Science and Assistant Dean of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Muslim Student Perspectives
    May 18. 2017
    Facilitated by Jeanette Jouili, University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Religious Studies
  • Students on the Autism Spectrum
    June 7, 2017
    Facilitated by Shaun Eack, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work

From Wrongs to Rights: A Living History of an Unfinished Civil Rights Movement

June 13, 2017
Facilitated by Heather Sedlacko (United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania), Tina Calabro (Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium), and John Tague, Jr. (Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium).

What’s Race Got to do with It? (film viewing and discussion)

April 21, 2016
Facilitated by Mario Brown, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences and Paula Davis, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences

Can I be of Any help? (performance) and workshop on student race relations in the classroom

April 11, 2016
Presented by Theatre Delta

Intergroup Dialogue (2-part training)

May 4 and 5, 2016
Facilitated by Monita Thompson, University of Michigan and Charles Behling, University of Michigan

Understanding Our Students – a four part series:

  • Transgender Students
    May 18, 2016
    Facilitated by Julie Beaulieu, University of Pittsburgh Gender Sexuality & Women’s Studies program
  • Students with Disabilities
    May 19, 2016
    Facilitated by Rory Cooper, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Understanding the Background & Academic Preparations of Students from Chinese Cultures
    May 23, 2016
    Facilitated by Meiyi Song, University of Pittsburgh Center for Instructional Design & Distance Education
  • Religious Diversity in the Classroom
    May 24, 2016
    Facilitated by Lynn Coghill, University of Pittsburgh Department of Religious Studies

An Inclusive Classroom: Practical Lessons and Techniques for Constructing a Truly Open Learning Environment for LGBTQIA Students

June 7 and 8, 2016
Facilitated by Susan Marine, Merrimack College

Who Needs This? An Interactive Theater Performance on Race Relations on Campus (performance) and workshop on diversity topics Presented by Theater Delta

April 30, 2015 (performance)
May 1, 2015 (workshop)

Building Faculty Awareness & Capacity- Discovering the Role of Unconscious Bias in Classroom Pedagogy & Dynamics

May 15 and 22, 2015
Facilitated by Audrey Murrell, University of Pittsburgh School of Business and Ray Jones, University of Pittsburgh School of Business

An Inclusive Classroom: Practical Lessons and Techniques for Constructing a Truly Open Learning Environment for LGBTQIA Students

May 19, 2015
Facilitated by Susan Marine, Merrimack College

Race in America

June 3, 2015
Facilitated by Ralph Bangs, University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies

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