Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, has announced the appointment of Carla O'Connor as director of Wolverine Pathways. She will replace the program's founding director, Robert Jagers, on June 1.
Six faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse University of Michigan community have received 2018 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards from the Office of the Provost.
The recipients are:
• Sara Ahbel-Rappe, LSA.
• Elizabeth R. Cole, LSA.
Diversity for boards, juries and other influential decision-making teams can help ensure that the interests of a diverse population are fairly represented and addressed.
Nominations are being accepted through March 23 for the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award, and can be submitted by faculty, staff and students.
All submissions must include a nomination letter, which should not exceed 2,000 words.
Celebrating 13 years of spirited competition, the University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game returns to Crisler Center on Jan. 27.
The game is open to the public at no charge and tickets are not required. The Crisler Center doors open at 4 p.m. with tip-off at 5 p.m.
Recipients of the ninth 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.
Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team
Front row, from left: Tazin Daniels, Motoko Maegawa, Whitney Peoples, Theresa Braunschneider.
Grand Rapids native Sheila García fell in love with being a librarian while working with immigrants and the Latino community in her city's library.
For Jesus Espinoza, it was helping community members navigate the digital work that did the trick.
Four University of Michigan alumni recounted how the university and their social identities shaped their lives, and gave advice to U-M community members advocating for change, during the 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit.
The University of Michigan has made significant strides and achieved crucial accomplishments in the past year toward its goal to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion, U-M leaders announced Wednesday.
The University of Michigan hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday to officially launch construction on a new, $10 million William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center near the heart of Central Campus.
At the same time, a national search for a new Trotter director has been launched.
Stanford University psychology professor Claude M. Steele explained how stereotypes can affect people's lives, and recommended ways to create a successfully diverse community at the 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit on Tuesday.
Surveys measuring the climate related to diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Michigan show that a majority of the community — 72 percent — is satisfied with the climate on the Ann Arbor campus.
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit will give campus community members the opportunity to learn about the work completed during the past year on both universitywide and unit-based plans to improve diversity, equity and inclusion.
The University of Michigan will launch an all-student survey designed to gauge the climate regarding diversity, equity and inclusion on the Ann Arbor campus.
The University of Michigan will initiate a survey of librarians, curators, postdoctoral fellows, house officers at Michigan Medicine and others to continue efforts to gauge the climate around issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.
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.
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).
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.
Conversations are the catalyst for an improved social climate.