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June 24, 2017

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April 26, 2017

New LSA postdoc program selects scholars committed to DE&I

The University of Michigan has announced the first members of the LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, designed to identify and prepare outstanding scholars with demonstrated commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion for possible tenure-track appointments in LSA.

April 24, 2017

Seven receive 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Seven faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community have received the 2017 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the Office of the Provost.

The recipients are:

• Patricia Coleman-Burns, School of Nursing (Lifetime Achievement Award).

April 12, 2017

NSF awards alliance $4.25M to enhance minorities in STEM fields

A consortium of Michigan universities and community colleges — including the University of Michigan — has been awarded a five-year, $4.25 million grant by the National Science Foundation to help increase participation and graduation rates among underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

January 24, 2017

Nominations sought for Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award through March 15.

Established in 1996, the award is named in honor of the School of Social Work dean emeritus and recognizes faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse campus community.

December 8, 2016

Diversity award for staff recognizes 10 individuals, five teams

Recipients of the eighth annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award for University of Michigan staff were celebrated Tuesday at a breakfast ceremony at the Michigan Union.

The award recognizes individual staff members and teams for their extraordinary commitment and dedication to diversity at U-M.

December 8, 2016

DDLA team awards

Child & Adolescent Gender Services Team

Kari Merryman, Sara Wiener, Ellen Selkie

November 30, 2016

Stamps School DE&I plan includes diversity-related courses

Diversity has long been a central value at the core of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design and for its students, faculty and staff. Now, as part of its new Stamps Curricular Initiative, the school is developing a diversity-related curriculum to better reflect that value.

October 6, 2016

Panelists discuss challenges, successes in DE&I planning process

The emerging theme from the University of Michigan's yearlong strategic planning process for diversity, equity and inclusion was that it took a multitude of voices to form the many plans reflective of the shared values of the campus community.

September 30, 2016

Investing in Ability events explore disability as dimension of diversity

The University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns' Investing in Ability series of events will explore disability as a dimension of diversity.

The 2016 theme, "Diversity Includes Disability," was selected by the committee to shine a light on the experiences of those living with disabilities.

September 15, 2016

University to launch campuswide diversity strategic plan Oct. 6

The University of Michigan will roll out its new campuswide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategic plan during a daylong launch Oct. 6.

President Mark Schlissel spoke enthusiastically about the launch at Thursday's Board of Regents meeting.

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