January 24, 2023
Study: Anti-Chinese bias harms Asian American businesses
An increase in anti-Chinese sentiment has led to consumer discrimination against Asian American-owned small businesses, according to new U-M research explored in this Q&A.
January 31, 2022
Project tackles issues of fair representation in arts and data
A team of U-M researchers is using popular face-detection algorithms designed to distinguish a variety of factors — including gender and race — to analyze the entire collection at the U-M Museum of Art.
November 1, 2021
Job applications will no longer ask about criminal history
U-M has removed questions asking job seekers about their criminal history from the application process. This change follows the practice known as “ban the box,” an attempt to remove deterrents for job candidates and bias from the hiring and selection process.
October 13, 2020
Engineering proposals seek to educate on societal racism, bias
Two new initiatives proposed at the College of Engineering aim to educate the community on race, ethnicity, unconscious bias and inclusion, and establish a reimagined center for diversity, equity and inclusion.
July 15, 2019
DPSS concludes Michigan Medicine incident not a hate crime
Following an extensive investigation, the Division of Public Safety and Security has concluded the rope resembling a noose found at University Hospital was not the result of a hate crime.
January 14, 2019
University community invited to share experiences with bias
In concert with the 2019 MLK Symposium theme “Unravel,” the Committee for Intercultural Development will host an event for members of the university community to share their stories of how they choose to respond to others’ biases and reflect on their own.