How to Build an Inclusive STEM Classroom and Lab

Event Date/Time
Event Location
Dean’s Conference Room, 3405
Assoc. Dean Tamara Reid Bush
Event Description
Dean’s Conference Room, 3405

Learning Community: How to Build an Inclusive STEM Classroom and Lab

Dates and times: Tuesdays, 3-4pm

Location: Dean’s Conference Room, 3405

Via Zoom if you cannot attend in person.

Meeting Meeting ID: 988 2080 0491 Passcode: DEI 

Improving diversity in STEM requires intentional crafting of welcoming, inclusive spaces. In this Learning Community, faculty, staff, and graduate students interested in creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive classroom and laboratory will discuss concrete actions that can be taken to achieve this goal. During meetings, invited individuals from across campus will share their insights, followed by workshop-style discussions and formulation of best practices for inclusivity in STEM learning spaces. Participants will come away with practical, bite-sized, doable actions that have real impact towards inclusivity.

All MSU faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to attend the Learning Community sessions. While the practical focus is on STEM spaces, we welcome participants across campus.




Intrinsic Motivation and Inclusivity in the Classroom and Lab

Dr. Rebecca Anthony

January 10th

Understanding Unconscious Bias

Asst. Dean Katy Colbry

January 24th

Students with Disabilities – Resources for Instruction and Inclusion

RCPD Staff

February 7th


February 21st

Using Inclusive Pronouns: Why and How

Dr. Stephanie Nawyn, Dr. Aminda Smith

March 21

Partnering with College Programs for Student Recruitment, Retention and Support

Assist. Dean Kyle Foster, Assoc. Dean Tamara Bush, Dr. Rebecca Anthony

March 28th

Documenting and Evaluating your DEI Efforts – Getting ahead of Policy Change

Assoc. Dean Tamara Reid Bush

April 4th

Belonging in the Classroom: an Intergenerational Lens

Dr. Terrence Frazier, Special Assistant to the VP/Chief Diversity Officer

April 11th


To sign up to receive notifications about sessions, please add yourself to the “DEI in STEM” D2L Community by clicking here:

If you have questions, please email Rebecca Anthony: