February 2016

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Table of Contents
1. Article: Responding to Racist Stereotypes
2. Article: There’s No Easy Fix for Gender Bias in Students’ Evaluation of Teachers
3. Article: Should Low-Income Students Get More Preference in College Admissions?
4. Article: Females and ADHD: A Growing Awareness
5. Article: After Racist Episodes, Blunt Discussions on Campus
6. Article: Low Income, High Graduation Rate
7. Article: Brown University Announces Plan to Improve Faculty, Graduate Student Diversity
8. Article: Executive Action Will Require Companies to Disclose Gender Pay Data
 9. Article: Male Students of Color Encounter Racist Stereotypes Despite Personal Success
10. Article: Number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Continues to Rise
11. Article: Study Attributes Lack of Support for Higher Education by Older Generation to Increase in Ethnic Diversity
12. Article: University of Michigan Launches Program to Promote Inclusion On and Off Campus
13. Event: Batalden Seminar in Applied Ethics
14. Event: Cracking the Codes: The system of Racial Inequity
15. Event: Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MnEEP) 2016 Conference
16. Event: The Koryne Horbal Lecture
17. Event: A Conversation on Civility
18: Event: Augsburg College 8th Annual Traditional Powwow
19. DICP: Upcoming Workshops
20. Misc: Diversity and Inclusion Newsletter Notes


1. Article: Responding to Racist Stereotypes
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/01/06/studies-explore-how-black-students-respond-and-resist-stereotypes?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=0c8bf0f96a-DNU20160106&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-0c8bf0f96a-197412885#.Vo1RQxvirjc.mailto

2. Article: There’s No Easy Fix for Gender Bias in Students’ Evaluation of Teachers
http://www.psmag.com/politics-and-law/kids-will-be-gender-biased-kids

3. Article: Should Low-Income Students Get More Preference in College Admissions?
http://time.com/money/4176157/economic-affirmative-action-low-income-students-college-admissions/

4. Article: Females and ADHD: A Growing Awareness
http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/females-and-adhd-a-growing-awareness/education

5. Article: After Racist Episodes, Blunt Discussions on Campus
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/07/education/edlife/university-of-missouri-struggles-to-bridge-its-racial-divide.html?hpw&rref=education&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well&_r=2

6. Article: Low Income, High Graduation Rate
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/02/08/programs-have-success-helping-low-income-students-graduate

7. Article: Brown University Announces Plan to Improve Faculty, Graduate Student Diversity
http://www.insightintodiversity.com/brown-university-announces-plan-to-improve-faculty-graduate-student-diversity/

8. Article: Executive Action Will Require Companies to Disclose Gender Pay Data
http://www.insightintodiversity.com/executive-action-will-require-companies-to-disclose-gender-pay-data/

9. Article: Male Students of Color Encounter Racist Stereotypes Despite Personal Success
http://www.insightintodiversity.com/male-students-of-color-encounter-racist-stereotypes-despite-personal-success/

10. Article: Number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Continues to Rise
 http://www.insightintodiversity.com/number-of-hispanic-serving-institutions-continues-to-rise/

11. Article: Study Attributes Lack of Support for Higher Education by Older Generation to Increase in Ethnic Diversity 
http://www.insightintodiversity.com/study-attributes-lack-of-support-for-higher-education-by-older-generation-to-increase-in-ethnic-diversity/

12. Article: University of Michigan Launches Program to Promote Inclusion On and Off Campus
http://www.insightintodiversity.com/university-of-michigan-launches-program-to-promote-inclusion-on-and-off-campus/

13. Event: Batalden Seminar in Applied Ethics
Date: Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center
Description: The speaker for this convocation is Donald Warne, MD, MPH, who is a professor and chair of the Department of Public Health in the College of Health Professions at North Dakota State University, and is senior policy advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board. Warne is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from Pine Ridge, SD, and comes from a long line of traditional healers and medicine men. He received his doctor of medicine from Stanford University School of Medicine and his MPH from Harvard School of Public Health.
Web Link: http://www.augsburg.edu/convo/batalden/

14. Event: Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity
Date: Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Coffman Theatre, University of Minnesota Twin-Cities
Description: Dr. Butler will present her film “Cracking the Codes”, which asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequality. Designed for dialogue, the film works to disentangle internal beliefs, attitudes and pre-judgements within, and it builds skills to address the structural drivers of social and economic inequities.
Web Link: http://www.sph.umn.edu/event/cracking-codes-system-racial-inequity-featuring-dr-shakti-butler/

15. Event: Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MnEEP) 2016 Conference
Date: Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Description: The Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MnEEP), formerly MMEP, the State’s premier organization for research, policy and engagement in the area of Educational Race Equity, will present a statewide conference. MnEEP conferences have attracted hundreds of educators, policymakers, community leaders, and students and major media to learn about innovative approaches that enhance student of color success and drive change of our education systems. The 2016 conference offers a powerful opportunity to highlight how we can sustain a Minnesota movement for educational race equity and excellence in Minnesota.

16. Event: The Koryne Horbal Lecture
Date: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center
Description: The speaker for this convocation is Nekima Levy-Pounds, JD, who is a prominent figure in the Twin Cities Black Lives Matter movement, an attorney, a University of St. Thomas law professor, the president of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP, and the director of the Community Justice Project (CJP), an award-winning civil rights legal clinic. In addition to her work in the CJP, Levy-Pounds is an active contributor to the field of civil rights and criminal justice by serving as a consultant to local civil rights organizations and community groups, a commentator in local media, and a lecturer and speaker in national and international forums.
Web Link: http://www.augsburg.edu/convo/horbal/

17. Event: A Conversation on Civility
Date: Thursday, March 10th, 2016
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Description:  This webinar seeks to explore the topic of civility in our daily experience, and offers tips and tools to practitioners so that they can lead conversations at their own institutions.
Web Link: http://studentaffairs.com/webinars/conversation-on-civility.html

18. Event: Augsburg College 8th Annual Traditional Powwow
Date: Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
Time: Grand Entries- 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Location: Si Melby Gymnasium
Description: The Augsburg Indigenous Student Association and American Indian Student Services invites the Augsburg community and greater community to join them at the 8th Annual Traditional Powwow.
Web Link: http://www.augsburg.edu/aissp/traditional-powwow/

19. Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program (DICP): Upcoming Workshops

  • Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 – Creating Inclusive Spaces
  • Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 – Diversity and Inclusion University Committee Monthly Meeting
  • Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 – Minimizing Unconscious Bias in Hiring
  • Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 – Diversity and Inclusion University Committee Open Forum
  • Friday, March 4th, 2016 – Implementing Your IDI Individual Development Plan
  • Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 – From Microinequities (Microaggressions) to Inclusion

Web Link: http://inside.augsburg.edu/diversity/events-calendar/

20. Misc.: Diversity and Inclusion Newsletter Notes
● The events and literature highlighted in the Diversity and Inclusion Newsletter WILL NOT represent an exhaustive list. There will be many high-quality events and informational literature that will undoubtedly be missed. As such, all Augsburg faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to use this Newsletter as only one of many different strategies to learn about ways to further develop intercultural competency, to interrupt oppression in all its forms, and to pursue equity-mindedness.