Office Hours Podcast

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

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

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

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

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

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..."

Kameryn Denaro's SEISMIC Voice

Kameryn Denaro's
SEISMIC Voice

" 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..."

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  • Current Activity: Upcoming meetings, notes from past meetings, open polls for scheduling new meetings

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Can’t access the links above? Make sure you have made a (free) OSF account  and then email seismic.admin@umich.edu to receive access.

2020 Summer Meeting Details

Interested Observer

  • Visit our SEISMIC Overview Page: To learn how SEISMIC works, how we started, and where we are going

  • Visit our Resources Page: To read SEISMIC-related articles and watch public presentations we have given

SEISMIC Overview

About

Learn about the background of the SEISMIC collaboration, how we work, and what we do. Are you a new SEISMIC participant? Start here!

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Institutions

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.

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Working Groups

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!

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Annual Meetings

Get the latest info about our upcoming SEISMIC Summer Meeting.

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Blog

Hear from your SEISMIC colleagues on topics in and out of the collaboration. Visit monthly for new SEISMIC Voices posts.

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Contact Us

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In the News

Making science more equitable, starting with 101

July 7, 2020

Emily Ayshford, Symmetry Magazine

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The SEISMIC Project Unites 10 Public Research Institutions to Address Equity and Inclusion in STEM Courses

March 23, 2020

Matt Walker, CardRates.com

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Classroom Climate and Building a Sense of Belonging

November 20, 2019

Joan Middendorf, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning  @IUB

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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

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University hosts SEISMIC conference

June 13, 2019

Melanie Taylor, The Michigan Daily – University of Michigan

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U-M Leads 10-University Project to Tackle Equity, Inclusion in STEM

June 12, 2019

Sarah Schmid Stevenson, Xconomy

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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

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10-School Project Tackles Equity, Inclusion in STEM Intro Courses

May 30, 2019

Dian Schaffhauser, STEAM Universe

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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

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