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BDC hosting visit to DuSable Museum Oct 19

With our ongoing efforts to establish enduring relationships between the BSD and our neighboring south side communities, the BSD Diversity Committee (BDC) cordially invites BSD community members to join an educational visit to the DuSable Museum of African American History, on Tuesday...


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NSF Inclusive Teaching Course

The Inclusive STEM Teaching Project, a NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program, is...


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UChicago Biosciences pilots diversity, equity and inclusion assistantships

Dean for Graduate Affairs, Dr. Victoria Prince, explains the BSD pilot diversity, equity & inclusion assistantships:


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Inaugural BDC DEI Legacy Awards for graduate students and postdocs announced

The inaugural winners of the BSD Diversity Committee (BDC) Trainee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Legacy Awards have been announced. The Legacy Awardees for 2021 Trainee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards are graduate students Cody Hernandez, Elaine Kouame, Mat Perez-Neut, Christina Roman,...


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Postdoc Katelyn Mika receives new BDC DEI Award

The inaugural winner of the Annual BSD Diversity Committee (BDC) Postdoctoral Researcher Diversity, Equity and Inclusion award has been announced. Postdoctoral Researcher Katelyn Mika, Human Genetics PhD 2018, who works jointly with...


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Four students receive new BDC Trainee Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

The inaugural winners of the Annual BSD Diversity Committee (BDC) Trainee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards have been announced. The graduate student awardees for 2020-21 are Cody Hernandez (Cell and Molecular Biology),...


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Silas Busch Awarded Wayne C. Booth Prize

Silas Busch, Advisor Christian R. Hansel​ in Neurobiology, has been named a 2021 winner of the Wayne C. Booth Prize for Excellence in Teaching, awarded annually to...


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Mat Perez-Neut Awarded DAB Diversity Award

Mat Perez-Neut, Advisor Yingming Zhao in Cancer Biology, has been awarded the UChicagoGRAD Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) 2021 Diversity Award. The intention of the Diversity...


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Santiago Acero-Bedoya Awarded DAB Diversity Award

Santiago Acero-Bedoya, Advisor Thomas F. Gajewski​ in Cancer Biology, has been awarded the UChicagoGRAD Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) 2021 Diversity Award. The intention of...

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