STEM Faculty Recruitment and Retention Journal Club

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Members of the Case Western Reserve University community, particularly those faculty in STEM-related fields, are invited to join a monthly Journal Club focused on STEM faculty recruitment and retention. Pathway 4 of the university's strategic plan, Think Big, seeks to increase recruitment and retention of historically disenfranchised populations in STEM disciplines. These monthly meetings will focus on readings about best practices and research on faculty recruitment and mentoring, as well as other related topics that will engage attendees in discussion about the reading. While geared toward faculty in STEM specific fields, the events are open to everyone at Case Western Reserve.

Journal Club Dates/Times 

A complete list of dates for the 2020-21 academic year is below. All meetings will be held via Zoom. Registration is required. Please visit the links below for additional information and to register. **Note: Additional topics and readings will be added as they become available.

  • Meeting #1: Wednesday, October 21 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Meeting #2: Wednesday, November 18 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Meeting #3: Wednesday, December 16 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Meeting #4: Thursday, January 21 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Meeting #5: Thursday, February 18 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Meeting #6: Thursday, March 18 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Meeting #7: Thursday, April 22 from noon to 1 p.m.

Selected Reading & Instructions

Please review ‘‘Don’t Leave Us Behind’’: The Importance of Mentoring for Underrepresented Minority Faculty and come prepared to discuss the reading.

Hosted By

Robert L. Solomon, Esq., vice president of the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity

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Selected Reading & Instructions

Please review Questioning Assumptions and come prepared to discuss the reading.

Hosted By

Venkataramanan “Ragu” Balakrishnan, the Charles H. Phipps Dean of the Case School of Engineering

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Selected Reading & Instructions

Please review Survey of Checkpoints Along the Pathway to Diverse Biomedical Research Faculty and come prepared to discuss the reading.

Hosted By

Stephen E. Haynesworth, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, and Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Director of the Emerging Scholars Program

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Selected Reading & Instructions

Please review Patching the Leaks: Revitalizing and Reimagining the STEM Pipeline and come prepared to discuss the reading.

Hosted By

Blanton S. Tolbert, Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences and Think Big Pathway 1 Leader.

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Selected Reading & Instructions

Please review Nudging Toward Diversity: Applying Behavioral Design to Faculty Hiring and come prepared to discuss the reading.

Hosted By

Ronald L. Hickman, Jr., PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, Associate Dean for Research, Center for Research and Scholarship, and Ruth M. Anderson Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

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