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AALAC Conference on Inclusivity in Economics Pomona College, Claremont, CA February 5, 2016

Here's a recap of the day's events. Supporting documents will be added as they become available.

8:15-8:50 am Breakfast and Introductions, Welcome by President David Oxtoby

9:00-9:50 am Diversifying Economic Quality: The Role of Liberal Arts Colleges, Amanda Bayer, Swarthmore College

10:00-10:50 am Moderated Discussion: Curricular Innovations and the Demographic Shift, Fernando Lozano, Pomona College

11:00-11:50 am Communities of Learning in a Math Department, Jo Hardin (Chair, Math Department, Pomona)

12:00-1:20 pm Lunch

1:30-2:30 pm Moderated Discussion on High Impact Practices

Research
Problem Based Learning
Teaching Race and Gender in Economics
Community Partnerships and Learning in Economics

2:30-3:10 pm Cohort Programs in the Sciences, Len Seligman (Associate Dean and Professor of Biology, Pomona)

3:10-3:30 pm Break

3:30-4:30 pm A Bridge Program for Economics, Lucie Schmidt, Williams College

4:30-5:20 pm Moderated Discussion: What works? Future issues

5:30- 6:30 pm Keynote: Cecilia Conrad, MacArthur Foundation, "We Have Met the Enemy and He/She Is Us"

7:00-9:00 pm Dinner