Preliminary Program

SoCal PKAL Regional Network 2017 Annual Meeting
Broadening Participation and Persistence in College STEM: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
University of California San Diego | March 25, 2017


NSB = Natural Sciences Building
York Hall


8:15-9:30 am
Event Check-In, Breakfast & Networking (NSB Atrium)

9:30-9:45 am
Migrate from NSB to York Hall for opening (3 minute walk)

9:45-10:00 am
Opening Remarks (2622 York Hall)
Lisa McDonnell, Melinda Riccitelli, Stanley Lo, Christine Broussard

10:00-11:00 am
Plenary Session 
Culture + STEM = Opportunities to promote equity and broaden participation
Dr. Dustin Thoman (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University)

11:15 am-12:45 pm
Concurrent Workshops

A. Broadening participation through academic interventions on your campus (NSB 2303)

B. Diversity of student identities: Implications for learning and teaching (NSB 3211)

C. Mentoring undergraduate researchers through inclusive, effective, and equitable practices (NSB 4211)

D. Discipline-based education research (DBER) 101 (NSB 4209)

12:45-2:00 pm
Lunch (NSB Atrium)

1:15-2:00 pm
NSF Panel (NSB Auditorium-1205)
Emerging Funding Opportunities in STEM education and research at the National Science Foundation
Muriel Poston and Christopher Meyer

2:00-3:00 pm
Poster Session (NSB Atrium)

3:00-3:15 pm
Break (NSB Atrium)

3:15-4:45 pm
Concurrent Workshops

E. A conversation forum between two and four-year faculty about transfer (NSB 3211)

F. Building an inclusive syllabus (NSB 4209)

G. Creating an inclusive learning environment by noticing and attending to diverse student identities (NSB 2303)

H. 228 Active Learning Strategies (NSB 4211)

4:45-5:30 pm
Closing Remarks & Collaboration Roundtables (NSB Auditorium-1205)
Brian Sato and Christine Broussard

5:30 pm
Optional Small-Group Dinners
To Be Organized at Event



Thank you to our generous supporters:
UC San Diego Teaching and Learning Commons
UC San Diego Division of Biological Sciences
UC San Diego Office of the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
MiraCosta College

This program is sponsored in part by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Any views or opinions expressed in this program are solely those of the speaker(s) and/or organizer(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the Office.