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EARTH Departmental Climate Reporting Form

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is committed to maintaining a friendly, supportive climate that promotes learning, collaboration, and scientific discovery. We invite you to use this form to report any issues, concerns, or suggestions that you have about the departmental climate. A U-M login is required to access the Google form, but your response will be anonymous, unless you choose to provide your name.

 

UM Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Under the leadership of Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) leads and supports university-wide initiatives focused on the recruitment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body, while fostering an inclusive and equitable university community.

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Rackham

Rackham provides funding to graduate programs and sponsors numerous activities aimed at recruiting an outstanding and inclusive student body. We seek to provide intellectual, social, emotional, and financial support so that students from groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education or in their fields feel welcome and thrive in their studies.

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at LSA

LSA is pleased to participate in the campus wide diversity, equity, and inclusion planning process. Hundreds of faculty, students, and staff have contributed to the LSA plan. This conversation is critically important and always evolving, and we encourage further engagement across the College community.

 

Michigan Institute for Research in Astrophysics: Conversations on Inclusion and Equity

This series of networking events enables members of the departments of Astronomy and Physics to meet informally and discuss issues that affect the climate for women and minorities (including racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, learning and physical disability issues) and to envisage ways to improve the communication, support and thereby climate.

 

UM’s Inclusive Syllabus

This Inclusive Teaching resource offers sample language written in an inclusive manner that instructors may adopt and adapt for your own syllabus. Particular attention is paid to discussion guidelines that can be used to communicate to students your expectations or how they approach material and one another in the classroom. The examples demonstrate how inclusive pedagogical practices can be implemented in syllabus construction.

 

Faculty Allies for Diversity in Graduate Education

A primary goal is for Faculty Allies to work collaboratively with their department leadership and other colleagues to identify the diversity issues most relevant in their programs and to plan action steps to address them. Another related goal is for Faculty Allies to serve as one of the "go to" persons on diversity issues in graduate education in their programs, including serving as a resource to their program’s graduate students.

 

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science

The SACNAS UMich chapter was founded in 2015 by 6 graduate students from different scientific fields. The chapter is an all inclusive student run organization.
The purpose of the SACNAS UMich chapter is to foster the advancement of underrepresented students in the sciences and to bring scientists of all levels together and mentor one another.

 

Earth Science Women's Network

An international peer-mentoring network of women in the Earth Sciences, many of whom are in the early stages of their careers. Our mission is to promote career development, build community, provide opportunities for informal mentoring and support, and facilitate professional collaborations.