Research on graduate-level engineering student mental health is vastly under-studied. University of Michigan researchers take a closer look at what has been researched and what still needs to be addressed.
The silent mental health crisis of engineering graduate students
Joi Mondisa has been awarded the Sister Mary Ambrosia Fitzgerald Mentoring Award.
U-M WISE honors outstanding advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM with four annual awards celebrating the accomplishments of Willie Hobbs Moore, one of which is the Sister Mary Ambrosia Fitzgerald Mentoring Award. This award is awarded to individuals who have served as an exemplar of formal or informal mentorship of STEM students.
Joi Mondisa receives the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineering UPS Minority Advancement Award
This award recognizes organizations or individuals that, through innovative means, have developed programs or projects directed to the advancement of women, minorities or individuals with disabilities in the field of industrial engineering.
Alum Spotlight: Jeremy Atuobi
University of Michigan Industrial Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) alumnus, Jeremy Atuobi, became a first-generation college graduate in May of 2021. He is now a Fellow at McKinsey & Company in Chicago, Ill. Like many, his journey to U-M IOE was not the path he expected.
U-M researchers examine the informal mentoring experiences of Black engineering students
U-M researchers recently published a paper examining the experiences of Black engineering undergraduates participating in informal mentoring programs within their disciplines. Among the authors were recently graduated undergraduates Anu Tuladhar and Carin Queener.
IOE partners with Engineering Education Research to deliver limited DEI event series
U-M IOE and EER are co-hosting a new Virtual Mentoring Workshop event series for the Michigan Engineering community. The focus of the series is to help foster an engaging and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff.
Strategies to help support students during a pandemic
Mentoring in the time of COVID-19.
Joi Mondisa receives NSF ATE grant to research educational experiences in the welding industry
U-M IOE Assistant Professor Joi Mondisa will lead a collaborative team to investigate the educational experiences, outcomes, and career pathways of welding technology students.
Joi Mondisa receives National Science Foundation Career Award
U-M IOE Assistant Professor Joi Mondisa has received a National Science Foundation Career Award for her research in mentoring practices that help minoritized undergraduate students persist in STEM.
Joi Mondisa receives funding to explore the use of virtual mentoring
U-M IOE Assistant Professor Joi Mondisa has received funding for a project aimed at evaluating the use of virtual mentoring for HBCU undergraduate students in computer science.
Sarah Jane Bork and Joi Mondisa win American Society for Engineering Education student paper award
U-M IOE researcher, Sarah Jane Bork, and assistant professor, Joi Mondisa, have won the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Graduate Studies Division Best Student Paper Award.