Events Archive

Insights from a Decade of AstroCom NYC at CUNY
Mon, Nov 21, 2022, 4:00 pm5:30 pm

AstroCom NYC is an undergraduate mentoring program designed to improve urban minority student access to opportunities in astrophysical research by greatly enhancing partnerships between research astronomers in New York City (City University of New York – an MSI, American Museum of Natural History, and Flatiron Institute Center of Computational…

Open to all
Research-Informed Teaching Strategies to Empower and Support All Genders in the Classroom
Wed, Nov 16, 2022, 2:00 pm3:30 pm

This interactive workshop on teaching strategies that can help promote student success, regardless of their gender. The discussion will revolve around studies that education researchers have shown to be effective in narrowing gender gaps in student achievement, paying particular attention to a study involving&nbsp…

Faculty, post docs, grads
EDI initiative "All Hands" meeting
Fri, Apr 1, 2022, 3:00 pm3:00 pm

All working groups will present ~5-10 minutes of updates on their ongoing projects.  We're looking forward to seeing you all then!

EDI seminar: "Half the Sky: Gender Equity, Solidarity, and Support for Women in STEM"
Mon, Mar 7, 2022, 3:00 pm3:00 pm

Women are 51% of the population and, in Mao Zedong's timeless words, "hold up half the sky." In the context of astrophysics, science, and STEM, why are women
glaringly absent from studies of the sky, and what can we do as colleagues, researchers, and everyday allies to increase their representation and support their
success in…