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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Book Review: Equity in Science Locked

Representation, Culture, and the Dynamics of Change in Graduate Education
From Volume 49 Number 3 | April–June 2021
The author identifies five science disciplines as outlier exemplars for their work and success in creating equity-based change, using them to explore how equity issues seep into the everyday life of higher education. Multiple actionable steps are proffered to as readers in the conclusion on how we can address systematic change.
Conference Presentations

Branding and Design Strategies That Build STEM Career Awareness

Published 2019
This session will explore an integrated approach to planning, design, and branding an HBCU's new STEM facility, including carefully developed digital messaging, to encourage student awareness of STEM academic pathways and professional opportunities.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Designing for STEM Locked

California Community Colleges Are Helping Shape the STEM Workforce of the Future
From Volume 47 Number 1 | October–December 2018
Community colleges are developing sophisticated simulation laboratories, makerspaces, and innovation centers to prepare students to successfully enter the STEM workforce and meet the needs of high-tech employers.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Enhancing the Student Experience in the Sciences Locked

The Pennsylvania State University Creates a Nucleus for Student Education and Advising
From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
Science education and science student retention are improved by transforming an underutilized campus space into an Academic Support Center that colocates critical undergraduate academic services.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Strategies to Successfully Navigate the Design of STEM Facilities Locked

A Case Study at the University of Mississippi
From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
Successfully planning interdisciplinary, inter-college STEM facilities requires a special set of tools to navigate the challenges that arise when dealing with a diverse set of users.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Creating a Place for Introductory Mathematics Locked

Academic Needs Drive Adaptive Reuse Project
From Volume 41 Number 1 | October–December 2012
Sometimes thinking outside the box requires designing within the box—be that box a university prerequisite or a campus facility.
Example Plans

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Public Associate’s College (TX, United States)

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“A Moment of Grace” Locked

Integrating Sustainability into the Undergraduate Curriculum
From Volume 36 Number 1 | October–December 2007
The author examines how four institutions—Northern Arizona University, Emory University, Berea College, and Ithaca College—are incorporating sustainability into their curricula.