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Building a More Diverse Biomedical Research Workforce

“There just aren’t enough minority scholars in the STEM pipeline.” “Underrepresented students get so many scholarship offers, there’s no way our university can compete.” “Until we fix our broken K-12 educational system, there’s little universities can do to expand minority … Continue reading Building a More Diverse Biomedical Research Workforce

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The Transition Coaching Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Transitioning from high school to college is rarely seamless.  Many students experience a great deal of anxiety related to financing their education, keeping up with college-level coursework, creating new support networks, and leaving the familiar behind. So when leaders at … Continue reading The Transition Coaching Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago

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Florida International University’s High Tech Fix for Gateway Courses

Florida international University (FIU) knew it had a teaching problem.  It even had a solution.  Bringing the two together was the dilemma.  That’s where UT3, University Transformation through Teaching, came into play. Supported by FIU’s Transformational Planning Grant (TPG) project, … Continue reading Florida International University’s High Tech Fix for Gateway Courses