Sept 20 – Building Trust in the Classroom

22 September 2022

Drawing on the insights of intervention science, Mitchell will share techniques for building positive relationships between students in the classroom by focusing on inclusive practices.  Successful, positive classroom interactions that…

Nov 9, 2021: Microaffirmations

4 January 2022

Microaffirmations, as the name implies, are the opposite of microaggressions–small actions, gestures, and interactions that can make traditionally marginalized individuals feel more seen, welcome, and safe in their environment. Though…

Oct. 1, 2019: Bridging Faculty and Student Productivity

3 October 2019

Joli Jensen, the author of “Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics,” will discuss the myths and habits of mind that get in the way of scholarly productivity for both…

May 16, 2019: The Role of the Imposter in Ethnic Minority Student Achievement

17 May 2019

In the current political climate, ethnic minority students often encounter racially hostile college campuses. In spite of their achievements, ethnic minority students often feel like they have to prove that…

Jan 22, 2019: Class Act for Faculty and Staff: How We Talk about Socioeconomic Difference

24 January 2019

Class Act for Faculty and Staff: How We Talk about Socioeconomic Difference Class Act is a “for-students, by-students” space to discuss socioeconomic difference. This session will mirror that experience, encouraging…

Sept 11, 2018: Demystifying Carleton Financial Aid

20 September 2018

Financial aid is critical to making a Carleton education accessible, but it can seem like a black box. This is an opportunity to learn about the principles that guide Carleton’s…

Apr. 10, 2018: The Student View of Faculty Approachability

16 April 2018

A panel of Carleton students will share their thoughts about what makes a faculty member approachable, factors that impact the likelihood of attending office hours, and barriers to seeking help…

Oct 3, 2017: Perfectionist Culture at Carleton: What is it costing us, and how can we improve?

28 February 2018

Join us for a presentation and discussion designed to (1) examine perfectionistic messages and norms that can pervade at Carleton, (2) identify the impact on students (as well as faculty…

May 23, 2017: Increasing Participation and Success for All Students in STEM Courses and Majors at Carleton: Student Views

28 May 2017

The presentation will discuss findings from  the second part of participatory action research study on the experiences of under-represented students in STEM courses and majors at Carleton. The research team…

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