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Psychology Professor’s Research Could Change the Way We Understand Bias in...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded funding to a University of California, Santa Barbara psychologist whose research could help prevent the development of...

Coronavirus Interrupts Education Plans for Thousands of Students

China sends more students and scholars to U.S. institutions of higher education than any other nation in the world. More than 369,000 Chinese individuals...

INSIGHT Into Diversity Teams with ADL to Address Hate on Campus

ADL, formally known as the Anti-Defamation League, recently partnered with INSIGHT Into Diversity to help colleges and universities understand how to address the rise in...

Coping with the Proliferation of Hate and Bias on College Campuses

Incidents of hate, bullying, and additional forms of racial and other bias have proliferated on college campuses in recent years. Charlottesville, Va. — once...

Health Professions Schools, Medical Centers Grapple with How to Address Patient...

In 2013, in her new role as supervisor to an intern in the emergency department, Emily Whitgob wanted to ensure a positive experience for...

Disadvantaged by Race: Eliminating Perceptions of Bias in the College Admissions...

One of most unusual queries that Sally Rubenstone, senior adviser for the college admissions counseling company College Confidential, ever received came from a young...

Building an Inclusive Village by Addressing Bias at an Early Age

In 2015, Forbes published an article stating that a growing portion of the $8 billion diversity and inclusion training industry was being invested in...

The Impact of Biases and How to Prevent Their Interference in...

If you have ever been selected for jury duty, you may recall attorneys barraging you with questions during the voir dire process. This is...

Studies Find Diverse Teams to Be More Effective

Numerous studies have found that both inherent and acquired diversity is associated with business success. For example, a 2009 analysis of 506 companies showed...

‘Whitened’ Resumes Earn More Callbacks, Even by Employers that Favor Diversity

A study by researchers at the University of Toronto and Stanford University finds that resumes that have been “whitened” by minority job seekers are...

Lead Others Through Their Diversity and Inclusion Journey by Developing Yourself

There is an old saying that goes, “You can only take others as far as you’ve gone yourself.” I am a big believer in this...

Harvard Unveils New Bias Reporting System

In response to racially charged death threat emails received by more than 100 Harvard affiliates last year —which largely targeted women of Asian decent...

The Best Candidate for the Job

How businesses and universities are attempting to stymie unconscious bias and create more inclusive workplaces While many experts agree that the business case for diversity has been...

Changing Biases: An Entity vs. Incremental Approach

Within the last 10 years, America has enjoyed a rapid evolution toward open-mindedness. This year, the U.S. Supreme Court decided in Obergefell v. Hodges...

Improving Recognition Through Awards: How to Mitigate Bias in Awards

Regardless of whether one’s STEM career pathway is in academia, government, or industry, awards are important indicators of career success. Awards are influential in...

News Media May Negatively Impact Racial Bias, Study Suggests

A recent study by researchers at the University of Houston (UH) suggests that long-term exposure to the news may have a negative impact on...