November 03, 2016

On Monday, October 24th, the BRIDGE Project hosted its final event where we shared some of our preliminary findings with BRIDGE Project Fellows and Stakeholders.

We would like to thank our BRIDGE Project Fellows for their participation in the BRIDGE Project and all of our stakeholders and advisory board members for their support and guidance on this project. Our goal is that the findings from our interventions inform similar skills-building programs at other research intensive graduate schools. 

May 13, 2016

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the University of New Mexico (UNM) are conducting a study to give voice to the experiences of the Millennium Generation. Based on their hypothesis that the Millennium Generation is not well understood by non-millennials, Dr. Mica Estrada (UCSF) and Dr. Werner-Washburne (UNM) are hoping to get information about how millennials feel about their place in the world and their future. The researchers hope to get a number of responses from those born between 1986 and 1998.

March 24, 2016

Ten finalists competed for the top prize of $3,000. Grad Slam, organized by the UCSF Graduate Division, challenges PhD students to present their dissertation research in just three minutes using language that non-specialists can understand. Read the complete story at UCSF News Center 

Watch Shaun Abrams' Grad Slam presentation.

March 10, 2016

Our BRIDGE Project Coordinator, Ezinne Nwankwo, will participate in the Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR) this summer.

December 07, 2015

Valantine H, Collins F. NIH Addresses the Science of Diversity. PNAS Early Edition (2015)

Read more here



November 23, 2015

In a recent commentary, Willemien Kets, assistant professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, suggests that diverse teams/departments produce more novel ideas and do more original work. Read more here