May 27, 2020
UTA earns diversity award from American Society for Engineering Education
The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Engineering earned a Bronze Award—the highest level of recognition—from the American Society for Engineering Education’s Diversity Recognition Program.
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) created the Diversity Recognition Program to honor engineering colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing diversity, inclusion and degree attainment outcomes in their programs. Twenty-five universities were recognized for the fall 2019/spring 2020 period. Read more here…
March 5, 2020
Sara Xayarath Hernández (Cornell) in the Chronicle of Higher Education
In the Chronicle’s recent publication on holistic review, entitled, A Promising Practice: Holistic Review in U.S. Graduate Education, Cornell Graduate School’s Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement Sara Xayarath Hernández says, “Our directors of graduate studies are very engaged. Many are willing to consider ways in which they cannot only improve their admissions practices, but also how they can contribute to creating more inclusive research and learning environments.”
February 28, 2020
Luis Colón (University at Buffalo) Recognized

A generation of Puerto Rican chemists has thrived in Buffalo with Luis Colón as a mentor
The names on the wall of Luis Colón’s lab say it all. Penned mostly in black ink, written by hand, some are recent. Others are from years back. Some are in block letters. Others announce themselves in striking cursive script.

Ivonne M. Ferrer Lassala, PhD. Karina Tirado González, PhD. José M. Cintrón, PhD. Lisandra Santiago-Capeles, PhD. Glorimar Vicente Crescioni, PhD. And on and on. Read full story here…
November 1, 2019
Networked Improvement Communities, Complex Adaptive Systems and the Learning Analytics Research Collaborative
Webinar Date: November 1, 4:00-5:00pm Eastern (1:00-2:00pm Pacific)
In this interactive webinar, George Rehrey will discuss the relationship between the theory of Complex Adaptive Systems in Higher Education (Siemens et al. 2019) and the Learning Analytics Research Collaborative (LARC), one of the four Research Action Clusters within the BVA. Led by Indiana University Bloomington, the other BVA institutions engaged in the LARC are the University of British Columbia, the University of California Davis, the University of Kansas, and the University of Saskatchewan. Rehrey will share narratives that highlight some of the commonalties and differences between the various learning analytic programs at each these school, and how they can be framed within Molinaro’s Cycle of Progress for Sustainable Change (2018).

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October 29, 2019
University of Georgia’s Graduate School Hosts My Voice My Story
The UGA Graduate School hosted a workshop for faculty where the group learned about considering the diverse backgrounds of students and how that should factor into their mentorship.
October 28, 2019
Cornell Prepares Future Faculty
April 10, 2019
My Voice, My Story in the news at Cornell University
April 9, 2019
Holistic Review Training at UMD: Grad Programs Share Best Practices
March 20, 2019
Postdoc Training at UMD
2019 AGEP Research Meeting
May 19 – 21, 2019
Coeur D’Alene, Idaho
February 28, 2019
Story about Postdoc in Academe
December 12, 2018
East Coast Holistic Review Institute
University of Maryland, College Park
December 10, 2018
Cornell University
October 10, 2018
Cornell University
May 18, 2018
Story about Latina Graduate Student