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ABRCMS Online - Focusing on Minoritized and Nontraditional Students


Faculty Series Presented by ABRCMS Online. Funded by National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Managed by American Society for Microbiology. Registration is free.

This series focuses on a range of topics about creating diverse and inclusive campuses and tools for mentoring students.

Audience: Postdoctoral scientists, early/mid-career professionals, faculty, program directors/administrators, instructional designers.

This series in only a fraction of the content presented by ABRCMS Online. Online content for trainees is also available. Please click here to view all content in ABRCMS Online for Trainees.

May 26, 2020 | 2–3 p.m. ET
"Critical Interventions to Help Underrepresented STEM Students Prepare for Graduate School"
This webinar will identify critical intervention points, outline elements of training and choosing a program, review strategies to help students navigate the application, and discuss opportunities for underrepresented students.

June 2, 2020 | 2–3 p.m. ET
"Improving Nontraditional Student Performance in STEM"
This webinar will review data concerning nontraditional student performance in STEM, discuss potential applications of evidence-based strategies on different types of campuses, and identify metrics for analyzing nontraditional student performance in STEM.

June 9, 2020 | 2–3 p.m. ET
"Community College Undergraduate Research Initiatives to Foster a Culture of Inclusion and Innovation"
This webinar will highlight the role community colleges play in diversifying the talent pool for STEM researchers, describe nationwide efforts to foster innovative and inclusive research, and discuss opportunities for engagement.

July 14, 2020 | 2–3 p.m. ET
"Addressing STEM Equity Gaps Through Data"
This webinar will review efforts to close performance gaps between and among STEM students using data and analytics. The webinar will showcase the latest tools for using data to develop strategies to ensure equitable outcomes.


You may sign up for the series by using the link below. You may sign up for an individual webinar by clicking on the webinar that you would like to attend below. Please also complete the pre-event survey. You must complete the pre-event survey to access the live webinar or recording.


Click here to access the 2019 "Promoting a Diverse and Inclusive Campus" Series.

Questions? Contact for ABRCMS Online:
Christopher Skipwith, Ph.D.
Education Specialist

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