What do you hope to gain from participating in SEISMIC book groups this summer?
"I have been facilitating teaching and learning reading groups at Purdue for the past four years, and I always consider the discussions a highlight of my semester. I find that reading groups serve multiple purposes . . ."
"...I’m hoping to pursue a teaching-focused career in biology, so being involved in this SEISMIC collaboration has been a boon in many ways. I’ve gained new data analysis skills, learned about new research about equity in STEM, and met some very kind and supportive people."
How did you become involved with SEISMIC and what do you hope to achieve?
"During my first year at the University of California, Davis, I found myself wanting to become more involved with the school and organizations offered. I found an application to become involved with SEISMIC at UC Davis as a Student Project Coordinator . . ."
Read our blog post to learn more about our new Themes and how you can get involved.
Read our April newsletter in order to learn about what's in store for SEISMIC for the following month, as well as for sneak peeks for the summer!
"As we develop courses that introduce students to practices and content within our respective disciplines, we must recognize that the students who enter our classrooms come with different social and academic experiences that inform their learning..."
By Vanessa Woods, Maggie Safronova, and Linda Adler-Kassner
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
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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