Washington University cultivates relationships with institutes and organizations that provide support for potential scholars from underrepresented groups. These affiliations bolster our academic pipeline efforts by offering specific resources for future scholars, researchers and leaders.

Institute on Teaching and Mentoring

An annual four-day conference of minority doctoral scholars, their faculty mentors, and hiring representatives of colleges and universities, the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring puts a national focus on the issue of faculty diversity. The Institute on Teaching and Mentoring is designed to provide minority doctoral candidates with opportunities to share knowledge about research and academia, meet other scholars and faculty from throughout the country, and share strategies for building a career in higher education.

Visit the website of the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring to learn more about the annual conference.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

The NSBE sponsors student chapters that connect future engineers with current professionals, as well as the high school academic pipeline.

Visit the NSBE’s website to:
Learn more about NSBE.

Find a NSBE chapter nationwide.

Connect with NSBE’s Region V, which encompasses the state of Missouri.

National Organization of Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)

The NOBCChE has a mission of facilitating a diverse professional workforce in science and technology. The annual NOBCChE conference provides many academic and career development programs and opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

Learn more about NOBCChE’s activities on the organization’s website.

National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA)

NOMA supports student chapters as the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS). NOMAS has a student chapter at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Started in 2010, its goals are to foster creative communication between students of all ethnicities, backgrounds and cultures using the language of design, with the hope that the fruits of these conversations will manifest themselves in local communities and the world at large.

Visit NOMA’s website to:
Learn more about NOMA.

Learn about NOMA’s annual conference with a student design competition.

Visit the WUSTL chapter of NOMAS page on the Student Union website.

Consortium for Graduate Student in Management

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management promotes diversity and inclusion in the nation’s top business schools. Corporate sponsors and alumni collaborate with 17 member schools, including the Olin Business School, to recruit business school applicants who demonstrate a commitment to the consortium’s mission of diversifying the American business workforce. Washington University was a founding member in 1966.

Visit the consortium’s website to learn more.