Department EDIB Initiatives

  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging (EDIB) Committee
    Working in collaboration with the School’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), the committee will examine departmental culture and experience, identify strategies to strengthen programs and initiatives, and implement or improve trainings and resources. Read full committee charge
  • Work with VISIONS, Inc. Consultants
    With the goal of examining and enhancing our EDIB efforts , the Department underwent a qualitative organizational EDIB assessment in Spring 2020. The assessment, conducted by VISIONS, Inc.– a non-profit training and consulting organization specializing in diversity and inclusion– explored how students, faculty, post-doctoral fellows, researchers, and staff across its array of programs experienced the Department from a EDIB perspective. Read executive summary of the assessment
  • Engaging Historically Marginalized or Underserved Students
    Each year, our faculty, students, staff, postdocs and research scientists attend conferences and meetings aimed at introducing historically marginalized or underserved students to graduate programs in the STEM fields. See list of conferences
  • Biostats Diversity and Inclusion Group (BDIG)
    A grassroots social group within the Department that creates opportunities for mentorship, networking, and peer engagement. The group hosts events including book clubs, game nights, yoga sessions, dinners, and more. Contact for questions.