Grant Stories

Using Mindfulness to Boost Low Confidence in Introductory Physics

“These focus groups dispelled the myth that maybe because students have low confidence, they’re procrastinating. If anything, they’re working twice as hard because they have low confidence.” Read more »

STUDENT BLOG: Cultivating Critical Scholars

Intellectual engagement thrives in an atmosphere that initiates conversations between faculty and students, and amongst students on a long-term basis. Read more »

STUDENT BLOG: Building Intentional Opportunities for Student-Centered Communities

The Biology Peer Advisors formed as a group of junior and senior biology students who wanted to share experiences with other students to support them in their academic and professional goals. Read more »

Inclusive Staff Mentoring in the Dietrich School

In Fall 2019, we launched an 18-month pilot program called CONNECTED: A Partnered Growth Program for staff in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Read more »

Changing the Narrative of Student Success

As students transition to college, many of them question whether or not they belong. When they receive a poor exam score or compare their success to the success of others, the question of belonging becomes even more prominent. Read more »