Category Archives: Inclusion

The personal impact of stereotype threat

As I mentioned in my introductions post I am hoping to become a faculty member in the future. I am aspiring to do this for a few reasons: 1- I love chicken intestines and that’s a little too weird outside of academia, 2- I am passionate about research and training students which is the hallmark …

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Blog Post #2

What is stereotype threat? When first reading the prompt I had no idea what a stereotype threat was or what it entailed. I had to do some research on the exactly what was a stereotype threat. This research lead to many websites that state that stereotype threat is “the risk of confirming negative stereotypes about …

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Blog #2: Stereotype Threat

Description of the prompt Frankly, I had to do some google searching to clarify my basic understanding of stereotype threat. These threats arise from the way others have thought of certain groups of people in the past. This way of thinking has been ingrained in those who continue to live without an open mind, as …

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Bolg number 2 : Talk about the impact stereotype threat has impacted your life?

Q/ Talk about the impact stereotype threat has impacted your life? Introduction Stereotype threat is important in any society in our lives. I am interested in the topic because we are exposed to impact stereotype threat. Choosing a stereotype threat that happened in your life is crucial. Any one can ask what is the stereotype …

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Stereotype Threat

Stereotype threat refers to “the risk of confirming negative stereotypes about an individual’s racial, ethnic, gender, or cultural group” (STEREOTYPE THREAT, Retrieved September 12, 2019, from https://bit.ly/2lM9IKY). Nowadays, people are putting great effort on reducing and eliminating the impact of stereotype threats on student’s academic performance. Many researchers have studied such issues. For instance, in …

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Introductory Blog

Hello everyone, I’m Senam Tamakloe, an MS candidate in the Materials Science and Engineering department here at Virginia Tech. I use she/her/hers pronouns. I am a former GEM Associate Fellow and a 2019 Diversity Scholar. My research work involves synthesizing bulk carbon samples, studying the effects of varying high temperatures and pressurized conditions, and utilizing …

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Introductory Blog

Hello everyone, I’m Senam Tamakloe, an MS candidate in the Materials Science and Engineering department here at Virginia Tech. I use she/her/hers pronouns. I am a former GEM Associate Fellow and a 2019 Diversity Scholar. My research work involves synthesizing bulk carbon samples, studying the effects of varying high temperatures and pressurized conditions, and utilizing …

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Hello and Welcome!

Hello readers and fellow scholars! My name is Trichia (trea-shuh), my gender pronouns are she/her/hers and welcome to #scholartee! Born on the beautiful Caribbean island of St Lucia, I am a first generation college student and a Master of Fine Arts in arts leadership candidate in the School of Performing Arts. My educational journey began …

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Hello and Welcome!

Hello readers and fellow scholars! My name is Trichia (trea-shuh), my gender pronouns are she/her/hers and welcome to #scholartee! Born on the beautiful Caribbean island of St Lucia, I am a first generation college student and a Master of Fine Arts in arts leadership candidate in the School of Performing Arts. My educational journey began …

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Intro Post for GRAD5214

Hello! My name is Japsimran Singh. My friends prefer to call me Jap since it is easier to say and also not a tongue twister. I go by he/his/him pronouns. I am a third-year Ph.D. in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. My program area is Structural Engineering and Materials. I work as a …

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