2017 Conference Agenda

Expanding Undergraduate Success in STEM Conference
 Sponsored by the Biology Scholars Program


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute
International House



8:00-9:00 - Registration/Breakfast
9:00-9:20 - Welcome, Introduction, and Conference Overview

John Matsui

9:20-10:00 – That None Shall Perish

Kelly Mack, Association of American Colleges and Universities

10:00-10:30 - Why does BSP Work? - The Gift It Forward Study

Mica Estrada, UCSF

10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-11:15 Panel – Inclusive Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching

BSP Student Perspectives


11:15-11:45 – Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching the ‘BSP Way’
                        John Matsui
11:45-12:00 – How Generalizable is the BSP Model? – Strengths, Limitations, and Feasibility

About the Afternoon Working Groups

12:00-12:45 - Lunch
12:45-2:15 Working Groups Break-Out Sessions

Breakouts by topics of interest:

·       Advising - Golub Homeroom

Facilitated by – Terry Johnson, Diana Flores, and Carina Galicia

·       Mentoring – Auditorium
Facilitated by – Caroline Kane and Yuki Watanabe

·       Teaching - Ida and Robert Sproul Rooms
Facilitated by – Tyrone Hayes, Dax Vivid, and Richard Freishtat

2:15-3:15 - Plenary: Working Groups Report Back and Discussion (Auditorium)
3:15 – Closing Remarks/Next Steps – John Matsui