Welcome to the website for the UCSD STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) Education & Diversity Discussion Group!

This discussion group is composed of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty in the UCSD community with an interest in STEM education.  Our discussions focus on science education pedagogy, mentoring, and policy with an emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion. 

We meet once a month for ~1 hr to discuss items of interest to the group selected by a rotating Discussion Moderator.  These items can include, but don’t have to be limited to, research studies, essays, seminar/meeting review, news articles, websites and audiovisual media such as podcasts.  Inviting a guest to speak on a particular topic is also encouraged!  See Moderator Roles for more details. 

We welcome the involvement of all those who are interested!

Latest Post

  • October 6, 2017 - Genetics Teaching Demo
    This month’s discussion will be a genetics teaching demo by Dr. Jessica Sowa, IRACDA post doc at UCSD. Come join us!
    Posted Oct 3, 2017, 10:47 PM by Amelia Richardson
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May 5, 2017 Antonia Darragh 11am-12pm Women's Center. Workshop - Updating list of resources for STEM Education & Diversity 
June 2, 2017 Amelia Richardson 11am-12pm Women's Center - Fnalizing list of resources for STEM Education & Diversity 
July 7, 2017 Jenny Xu Journal article discussion 
August 4, 2017 Dr. Marie McMahon (Guest Speaker, Miramar Community College) "Teaching at a Community College" 
September 1, 2017 Stanley Lo (Guest Speaker, UCSD) STEM Education Research at UCSD 
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Board of Directors

For questions about the organization of the group, please contact a member of the board of directors:

Antonia Darragh - New Members (E-mail list and Web Site Access)adarragh@ucsd.edu
Jen Hazen - Public Relations - jennifer.hazen@gmail.edu
Katie Petrie - Room Scheduling and website maintenance -kpetrie@ucsd.edu
Amelia Richardson - Moderator Reminder & Scheduling - akrichar@ucsd.edu