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Diversity and Inclusion

Biology Seminar Series: Neurodiversity Panel Discussion

November 8, 2021 at 12:00pm1:00pm EST

Life Sciences Complex, 106 (Lundgren Room) and Virtual (See event details)

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The Department of Biology will host a panel discussion on neurodiversity. The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence has brought together a number of experts from across campus to lead a talk guided by the following questions:

  1. What is the best way to serve neurodiverse undergraduate and graduate students?
  2. How can faculty best support diversity and inclusion in the classroom and wider Biology Department Community with regard to neurodiverse students?

Panelists include:

Christine Ashby, Ph.D. from the School of Education

Bethany Heaton-Crawford, M.S. Ed. from the Center for Disability Resources

Paula Possenti-Perez, M.S. Ed. from the Center for Disability Resources

Diane R. Weiner, Ph.D. from Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach, Burton Blatt Institute

Johan Wiklund, Ph.D. from Whitman School of Management

This discussion will talk place in LSC 106 (Lundgren Room) and on Zoom for those who cannot attend in person. Email Nichole Miller for Zoom link.

This event was published on November 5, 2021.

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