Bethany Adamec is a Science Education Specialist at ASM, where she communicates about ASM’s work in student and faculty professional development, supports the ASM Education Board, and works with colleagues to promote evidence-based education reform.
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“As a Puerto Rican female who comes from a low socioeconomic background and whose first language isn’t English, I am so very aware of the challenges students face who don’t fit the traditional mold of college education,” says Dr. Miriam Segura-Totten. She explains her role as an editor and professor, and how you can share your inclusive education work.
High-impact educational practices include undergraduate research, service/community-based learning, internships, and capstone projects.
To be a good mentor, let students choose their own research projects, keep up with the work going on in your lab, and share your enthusiasm for science.
The ABRCMS conference for underrepresented minorities in STEM offers travel award opportunities for students and faculty.