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A message from the Associate Provost for Diversity. Doing the work of creating an inclusive culture here at Ball State U

Diversity this Week A message from the Associate Provost for Diversity Doing the work of creating an inclusive culture here at Ball State University View the complete Diversity This Week Here This Week in Diversity NOW Monday, October 30th 7pm Pruis Hall Excellence in Leadership Speaker Series presents: Alex Sheen--Life of a Promise. Alex Sheen is the Founder of because I said I would, an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept.

Expand your horizons… November is National Native American Heritage Month, which celebrates the history and contributions of Native Americans. Celebrate the history, culture, and traditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives in a special collection of films, short stories and resources from Public Television. Here are two to start… Navajo Math Circles, film reveals the challenges in education on the Navajo Nation Medicine Woman meet the first Native American doctor and the women following in her footsteps.

& looking back. This week in Diversity in 1994 Today of the 2.5 million in incarceration, more than half the nation’s prisoners are African American, even though African Americans make up only 13 percent of the overall U.S. population. This racial imbalance is also present as 42 percent of the prisoners on death row are African American. Sentencing practices are often identified as one of the sources of this imbalance.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity Imposter Syndrome: How to Recognize it, Overcome It and Realize Your Academic Goals Do you ever feel you don’t belong? Do you ever convince yourself that you’re just not good enough or smart enough to finish your next project? Do you ever wonder if others assume your success is not deserved? If any of this resonates, you are not alone! Imposter syndrome is a psychological construct that manifests as a negative story -- on repeat. Find answers and inspiration here https://www.facultydiversity.org/webinars/imposter17 P.S. Don't forget about the 14-Day Writing Challenge coming up from November 6th-19th! Participation is included in your membership, and registration is open for ALL faculty, postdocs, and graduate students through Thursday, November 2nd. Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at https://www.facultydiversity.org/join

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