CU Diversity Preview (@Cornell_DPW )

CU Diversity Preview

Bio A #gradschool preview weekend hosted by @CornellEEB, @CornellEnto, & Cornell Plant Sciences for #URM & #firstgen students. Sharing #DPWgradtips.
Location Ithaca, NY
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iPhone : This is time of year when most new PhD students embark on their journey into academia and #PhDlife. I’m three-years into mine (eight-months left 😐), and here are ten things I wish I’d known before I started. (Disclaimer: this advice is dubious at best!) (1/12)

iPhone : #ViernesDeBecas #FridayScholarships *HAY BECAS PARA ESTUDIOS* en Oportunidad de becas para estudiantes de escuela superior, subgraduados y graduados. 👉

iPhone : For those of you interested in posts about applying to graduate school, this thread is for you! 🤓 #gradschool

iPhone : I was lucky enough to do this earlier this year and it was a great opportunity. I admire Cornell grad students for putting this together and HIGHLY recommend ppl considering grad school do this! #DisabledAndSTEM…

Twitter Web Client : Applications are now open for #DPW2019! If you are a #firstgen or #URM student in ecology, evolutionary biology, entomology, or plant sciences and want to learn about applying to #gradschool, please apply to our program!!

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iPhone : Call for mentors and mentees for #EEBMentorMatch: linking students from underrepresented groups with grad school and fellowship application mentors…

iPhone : If you have comments about this year's #ESA2018 meeting or thoughts about the location for next year, please fill out the Ecological Society survey I shared my thoughts on removing the 0.5 day at the end, shortening talks, + my reasons for not attending next year

iPhone : Diversity metrics should be focused on retention not recruitment. It’s one thing to get an underrepresented student to attend your institution, it’s another to keep us.

iPhone : #ESA2018 Day2: Spent the afternoon with the Black Ecology section. Y’all. Representation matters. My first time in a room with more than 5 Black scientists. And we’re all ecologists 🙏🏾 My heart is full. #blackecologistsmatter

iPhone : Homosexual behavior has been documented in literally hundreds of species alive today (including birds, which are literally dinosaurs) so there’s a very distinct possibility that 66 million years ago there were at least some gay T. rexes. 🌈🦖♥️…

iPhone : Preparing to teach this fall?

#Faculty please remember that a culture of caring helps your students succeed.

Here’s a little something to help you.…

#RealCollege #academia #highered

iPhone : Missed a workshop at #ICPP2018? Check them out online:
Population genetics and genomics:…
Microbiome workshop:…
Multivariate stats workshop: