Resources for Diversity Initiatives

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources at Rutgers:

Rutgers Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

Tyler Clementi Center for Diversity Education and Bias Prevention

CITE: Cultivating Inclusion and Transformational Excellence, a yearlong, biweekly learning community.

Starting Point: Self-paced Linkedin Learning Resources

Becoming Antiracist Reading List

Universal Design for Teaching Benefits All Learners

BIO Links: The Molecular Biosciences Links to Teaching K-12 Outreach Program
Launched in the spring of 2007, the BIO Links program provides Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson - UMDNJ Molecular Biosciences graduate students and postdocs the opportunity to volunteer their time in local public schools with mostly underrepresented students.
Dr. Martha Soto, INSPIRE’s Co-PI and Co-Director, is the founder and Faculty Advisor of BIO Links K-12 Outreach Program.

Rutgers GR²aD Inititative seeks to grow the pipeline, from undergraduate to graduate to postdoctoral to faculty of underrepresented people in STEM.

Rutgers University Office of Disability Services

Conferences and External Resources:

ASCB (American Society for Cell Biology) Annual Conference by the MAC (Minority Affairs Committee)

SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science)

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) hosted by American Society for Microbiology

MACUB Conference (Metropolitan Association of College & University Biologists), a regional conference for undergraduate researchers, many who are underrepresented.

Keystone Symposia in Biomedical and Life Sciences has several diversity initiatives!

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 83,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.

oSTEM: Out in Stem, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Rutgers University resources and group support for students and community members with autism:

The Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS)

The College Support Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum (CSP)

National resources for people with disabilities:

Association on Higher Education and Disability

Center on Technology and Disability (CTD)

Scholarships & Resources for Students with Disabilities: