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Castillo, Pedro. "Increasing Engagement and Retention Through Research and Creative Endeavors," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004):

Chauncey, G. (1994) Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940. New York: BasicBooks.

Ferguson, David. "Engaging and Retaining Targeted Populations," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004):

Hummer, Robert and Strong, Pauline Turner. "Addressing the Changing Demography in the United States Through Education," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006):

Katkin, W. (1998). “A Community of WISE Women,” Transcending Boundaries: Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Science, Sage Publications.

Katkin, W. Landsman, N., and Tyree, A., eds. (1998). Beyond Pluralism: The Conception of Groups and Group Identities in America, University of Illinois Press

Knox, M., and Teraguchi, D.H. (2005) "Institutional Models That Cultivate Comprehensive Change." Diversity Digest, Volume 9, Number 2. 10-11.

Nazario, Isabel. "Curricular Responses to Diversity," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006):

Web Sites and Survey Courses

NSF Figures and Tables on Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

Statistics on Women in Science and Engineering:

Exemplary Programs and Practices

Difficult Dialogues Program, Connexus, University of Texas at Austin. Program funded as part of Difficult Dialogues program at the Ford Foundation.

Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP), University of California: An academically challenging college-preparatory program for educationally disadvantaged students:

MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement): A California-based program that helps disadvantaged students to excel in and graduate with degrees in math and science:

Puente Project, a California-based academic preparation program whose mission is to increase the number of educationally disadvantaged students who enroll in and earn degrees from 4-year colleges and universities:

Turner Underrepresented Graduate Fellowship Program, Stony Brook University:

The University of Colorado-based Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities. Uses interdisciplinary research and multi-campus partnerships in the research and development of innovative technologies to enhance the lives of people with cognitive disabilities. and

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), University of Michigan:

Values and Change in a Diverse Society, Oakes College, University of California, Santa Cruz: A core first-year course that examines historical and contemporary aspects of multiculturalism in the United States, including issues of inequity in the areas of race, class, and gender.

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), Stony Brook University:

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS):


Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC):

National Institutes of Health (NIH):

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH):

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