BWRC Cohort Member Requirements
Who can apply: Black woman-identified graduate students in any field, pursuing any graduate program
IU Libraries’ BWRC scholars will be required to do the following:
- Attend monthly gatherings, generally on the third Wednesday of each month (see full schedule below). Due to the fact that slots are limited and community-building is a main focus of the cohort, regular attendance is strongly encouraged.
- Participate in informal reflections and complete an end-of-year survey
Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 6-8 pm: Welcome event with guests from on-campus entities such as the Center for Women in Technology (CEWiT), the Black Grad Student Association, and more
Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 12-1:30 pm: Lunch-and-learn: Intro to research creation, sharing, and management services; visual representations of research
Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 12-1:30 pm: Makerspace creativity event
Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 6-8 pm: Semester closing event: chat and reflection
Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 9-11 am: Welcome back event with subject librarians, IU Press representatives, and other resource experts
Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 12-1:30 pm: Lunch-and-learn: Python programming for research
Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 12-1:30 pm: Lunch-and-learn: Pedagogy, research impact; digital tools
Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 6-8 pm: Year-end event: assessment survey, reflection, and chat
The deadline for the 2022-2023 BWRC program is Tuesday, September 6. Please complete the application at the following link: https://go.iu.edu/4uku. If you have questions about the program or the brief online application form, please contact Heather Sloan at firstname.lastname@example.org.