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Houston, We Have a Problem: Why Diversity Matters in STEM? Facilitated by Dr. Stephanie Adams

 The Center for Teaching and Learning Presents -

  Houston, We Have a Problem:

  Why Diversity Matters in STEM?

Facilitated by Dr. Stephanie G. Adams, Dean and Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair

There has been an increase in the level of the conversation about diversity in STEM. Most likely fueled by the current social movement that has achieved world-wide attention. We must take advantage of the current momentum and re-emphasize the need for diversity in STEM.  Most STEM fields clearly are struggling to achieve a population that mirrors our national statistics, specifically in engineering. Women and racial/ethnic minorities continue to be underrepresented in nearly 100% of STEM fields. Utilizing data from the National Science Foundation and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), the audience will begin to understand the enormity of this task.


Armed with this information the audience will gain a better understanding of the issues and challenges faced in diversifying STEM and hear evidenced based actions and recommendations, which will equip you to address them in a positive, proactive manner such that we can increase the representation of these marginalized groups.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020  12-1pm

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students


Diversity & Inclusion


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