University of Michigan
News for Faculty and Staff

January 18, 2017


January 9, 2017

Dr. King's fight must become our fight

A note from Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion, and chief diversity officer, about this year's MLK Symposium, which falls on the heels of the launch of the university's historic campuswide diversity, equity and inclusion five-year strategic plan.

January 9, 2017

Fab 5 member Ray Jackson tapped as keynote for Trotter Lecture

Ray Jackson is most famously known for being part of the Fab 5 —U-M's historic 1991 men's college basketball recruiting class. But most recently, Jackson's visits to U-M's Ann Arbor campus have been more about discussing the social climate than picking up a basketball.

January 9, 2017

'One Drop of Love' to tell story of race in America

"One Drop of Love," a multimedia one-woman show starring Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, will tell the story of the creation of race in the United States, as well as how it affects relationships.

January 9, 2017

Junot Diaz to give Institute for Social Research lecture

Renowned author Junot Diaz will deliver the 2017 Institute for Social Research MLK Lecture at noon Jan. 18 in the Rackham Auditorium. He is author of "Drown," "This is How You Lose Her" and  "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize.