Bulletin of the American Physical Society
Graduate Education & Bridge Program Conference
Friday–Sunday, February 10–12, 2017; College Park, Maryland
Session W1A: Workshop 1A
10:15 AM–12:00 PM,
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Room: Chesapeake Salon A
Abstract: W1A.00001 : Enhancing Diversity Through Admissions Practices*
10:15 AM–12:00 PM
(University of Southern California)
(Rochester Institute of Technology)
In this session, members of the APS INCLUDES PI team will discuss opportunities that may help increase the enrollment and retention of women and students of color. It will focus, in particular, on current research related to enhancing diversity through graduate admissions policies and practices, and employing key evidence-based features of successful Bridge Programs into graduate programs. We will conclude by discussing non-cognitive competencies and their role in student selection processes.
*This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1649297. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s).
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