1. May 7, 2024

    Study shows racial bias is no ‘false alarm’ in policing

    Black drivers are more frequently searched during traffic stops without finding contraband than are white drivers, according to a U-M study.

  2. March 25, 2024

    White men harassed in the workplace become diversity allies

    White men who have experienced workplace harassment themselves are more likely to support efforts to combat race and gender bias in their organizations, according to a U-M study.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

  8. 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.