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September 19, 2018

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September 19, 2018

U-M faculty discuss reclaiming oppressive language

A group of University of Michigan faculty members recently gathered at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library for a panel discussion focused on the commercial use of derogatory terms used against targeted groups.

September 14, 2018

NCID marks 10 years of supporting early career diversity scholars

Ten years after it was started to promote and support the work of diversity scholars across the globe and on campus, the National Center for Institutional Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program can point to a clear influence in higher education.

August 22, 2018

U-M seeks Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award nominees

Nominations are being accepted for the 10th annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Awards. The awards recognize staff members who demonstrate extraordinary dedication to fostering diversity in its broadest sense at the University of Michigan.

May 22, 2018

Carla O'Connor named director of Wolverine Pathways

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.

April 23, 2018

Six receive 2018 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards

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.

February 8, 2018

Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award nominees sought

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.

January 9, 2018

Army-Navy wheelchair basketball rolls into Crisler Jan. 27

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.

December 5, 2017

2017 diversity award for staff recognizes 10 individuals, five teams

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.

December 5, 2017

2017 DDLA team awards

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team

Front row, from left: Tazin Daniels, Motoko Maegawa, Whitney Peoples, Theresa Braunschneider.

November 9, 2017

Alumni address how U-M experiences impacted their lives

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.

November 8, 2017

Groundbreaking, director search underway for new multicultural center

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.

November 2, 2017

Surveys show majority of campus satisfied with DEI climate

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.

October 31, 2017

Diversity Summit to celebrate progress, address challenges

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.

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.

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