Office Hours Podcast
The SEISMIC podcast is now available! Join your hosts, Sabrina Solanki and Anna James, to learn more about the SEISMIC community. In each episode, you’ll hear from fellow SEISMIC colleagues about their research and how it informs their innovative classroom practices.
Ashley Atkinson's SEISMIC Voice
"The great thing about being a program assistant is that I get to wear many hats – I help people throughout the collaboration with a variety of different tasks and get to peek into what their world is like..."
Marian Castro's SEISMIC Voice
"Participating in research in SEISMIC has been one of the most influential undergraduate experiences I've had. My project investigates the impact of office hours on academic performance and identifies different strategies to increase student attendance..."
W. Carson Byrd's SEISMIC Voice
"Participating in the Weeks of SEISMIC this spring highlighted the many strengths of both our campuses and the collaboration. However, these convenings also uncovered many challenges..."
Chandralekha Singh's SEISMIC Voice
"It has been a true privilege to be part of the SEISMIC collaboration from the time of its founding in 2019. The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) has benefited from the collaboration in many ways..."
Emily Bonem's SEISMIC Voice
"Working with SEISMIC over the past 3 years has been a great opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from the other SEISMIC universities. We hope that Purdue’s week of SEISMIC could be a chance to leverage these collaborations to enact greater change at Purdue..."
" It is well established that there is a national problem surrounding the equitable participation in and completion of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) higher education programs. It is unclear though how pervasive these issues are within an institution, from the individual instructor, course, and discipline perspectives as well as what those intra-institutional patterns are across institutions..."
Learn about the background of the SEISMIC collaboration, how we work, and what we do. Are you a new SEISMIC participant? Start here!Learn More
This is the place for institution-specific information. Want to know when the next SEISMIC speaker is on your campus? Or, when the next local team meetup is? Here’s the place.Learn More
Get caught up with our SEISMIC Working Groups and many projects here. This page has everything you need to know to work in SEISMIC, or to try one of our interventions in your classroom!Learn More
Hear from your SEISMIC colleagues on topics in and out of the collaboration. Visit monthly for new SEISMIC Voices posts.Learn More
In the News
Making science more equitable, starting with 101
July 7, 2020
Emily Ayshford, Symmetry Magazine
The SEISMIC Project Unites 10 Public Research Institutions to Address Equity and Inclusion in STEM Courses
March 23, 2020
Matt Walker, CardRates.com
Classroom Climate and Building a Sense of Belonging
November 20, 2019
Joan Middendorf, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning @IUB
SEISMIC Guest Speaker Sehoya Cotner Discusses How Instructors Can Envision More Equitable College Classrooms
November 18, 2019
Daniela Molina, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education – Indiana University Bloomington
University hosts SEISMIC conference
June 13, 2019
Melanie Taylor, The Michigan Daily – University of Michigan
U-M Leads 10-University Project to Tackle Equity, Inclusion in STEM
June 12, 2019
Sarah Schmid Stevenson, Xconomy
IU Bloomington joins multiyear, multi-institutional effort to advance equity and inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
May 31, 2019
Anna Donatelle, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education – Indiana University Bloomington
10-School Project Tackles Equity, Inclusion in STEM Intro Courses
May 30, 2019
Dian Schaffhauser, STEAM Universe
SEISMIC multi-university project to tackle equity and inclusion in STEM
May 15, 2019
Laurel Thomas, Office of the Vice President for Communications – Michigan News – University of Michigan