The Reinvention Center
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|Websites and Survey Sources|
CIRTL Diversity Institute, Resources: http://cirtl.wceruw.org/DiversityInstitute/resources/
Center for Advancement of Human Rights
The Center for Community Learning at the University of California – Los Angeles: www.ugeducation.ucla.edu/communitylearning. The Center’s brochure can be downloaded directly from the website link in PDF format.
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, State University of New York (SUNY LSAMP): An organization that helps to change the basic shape of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and forging new opportunities for underrepresented minority students in New York State. By clicking onto the “For Faculty and Staff” icon, you can access a comprehensive list of funding sources for minority scholars in STEM fields. http://ws.cc.stonybrook.edu/sunylsamp/index.htm.
NSF Figures and Tables on Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/wmpd/list.htm
Statistics on Women in Science and Engineering: http://www7.nationalacademies.org/cwse/S_E_stats.pdf
Willis, Gary. Hoover Institution at Stanford University: http://www.hoover.org/multimedia/uk/2993311.html
The Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project, University of Washington: http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/.
The Women’s Sports Foundation, “Title IX and Race in Intercollegiate Sport.” June 23, 2003: http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/Content/Research-Reports/Title-IX-and-Race-in-Intercollegiate-Sport.aspx
|Exemplary Programs and Practices|
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program and Diversity Initiatives, established to broaden the
pool of those pursuing academic careers in higher education. The program supports individuals in selected disciplines who
demonstrate a strong commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented minorities and advancing cross-racial and ethnic understanding:
Difficult Dialogues Program, Humanities Institute, University of Texas at Austin. Program funded as part of the Ford Foundation’s Difficult Dialogues Initiative.
Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP), University of California: An academically challenging college-preparatory program for educationally disadvantaged students: http://www.ucop.edu/sas/eaop/home.htm
MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement): A California-based program that helpsdisadvantaged students to excel in and graduate with degrees in math and science: http://mesa.ucop.edu/home.html
Puente Project, a California-based academic preparation program whose mission is to increase the number of educationally disadvantaged students who enroll in and earn degrees from 4-year colleges and universities: http://www.puente.net/
Shifting Ground: Religion and Civic Life in America, A program of the New Hampshire Humanities Council
Turner Underrepresented Graduate Fellowship Program, Stony Brook University: http://www.grad.sunysb.edu/turner/index.html
The University of Colorado-based Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities. Uses interdisciplinary research and multi-campus partnerships in the research and development of innovative technologies to enhance the lives of people with cognitive disabilities. http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/cue01/projects/coleman2.html and www.cu.edu/ColemanInstitute/
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), University of Michigan: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/urop/
Values and Change in a Diverse Society, Oakes College, University of California, Santa Cruz: A core first-year course that examines historical and contemporary aspects of multiculturalism in the United States, including issues of inequity in the areas of race, class, and gender. http://oakes.ucsc.edu/
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), Stony Brook University: http://www.wise.sunysb.edu/
Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
|Centers and Institutes|
University of North Carolina Difficult Dialogues Initiative
Difficult Dialogues Initiative
Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC): https://ns2.faseb.org/marc/
National Institutes of Health (NIH): http://www.nih.gov/
National Institue of Mental Health (NIMH): http://www.nimh.nih.gov/