Eight new efforts supported by the National Center for Institutional Diversity will bring together University of Michigan faculty and staff this year to tackle social issues and advance diversity, equity and inclusion on campus and beyond.
Six faculty members whose service contributes to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse University of Michigan community have received 2019 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards from the Office of the Provost.
This year’s recipients are:
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Organizational Learning is releasing a new series of online videos to help celebrate the diversity of the University of Michigan community.
Julia Putnam and Tim Wise discussed ways to resist oppressive systems, the misremembering of American history, and how education can help unravel injustice during their Keynote Memorial Lecture for U-M’s 33rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
Author and educator Tim Wise and Detroit school principal and writer Julia Putnam will deliver the 33rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium memorial keynote lecture.
Recipients of the 10th annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award for University of Michigan staff were celebrated Monday at an afternoon ceremony at the Michigan League.
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Comprehensive Gender Services Program Team
From left: Stephen Rassi, Sara Wiener, Liz Rooney
It was just a few days before the start of classes in September 2017 when members of the Latinx community at the University of Michigan learned that “the rock” in a small city park, just a short walk from campus, had been painted over once again.
The National Center for Institutional Diversity has created several sources of funding for faculty and staff to collaborate within and across disciplinary fields to produce and disseminate their scholarship on important societal issues.
As the university enters the third year of its diversity, equity and inclusion initiative, Organizational Learning is launching a new set of resources to help individuals, teams and units make progress in cultivating a more inclusive, welcoming and diverse community.
Culture change, power structures, and reporting and accountability were the areas of focus in a panel discussion about promoting an inclusive and equitable climate through the elimination of sexual misconduct at the University of Michigan.
Members of the university and wider community gathered Monday to address ways U-M and other institutions can more effectively build partnerships outside the academy to drive positive social change.
The University of Michigan is among 96 colleges and universities to earn the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.
Award recipients were announced recently by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. It is the largest diversity magazine and website in higher education.
Actress and activist Diane Guerrero discussed the lasting emotional impact of her parents’ deportation, and the importance of voting and civic engagement in creating change at the kick-off event for the University of Michigan’s annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit.
The University of Michigan’s 2018 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit will begin Oct. 8 and feature sessions on cultivating inclusive leadership, confronting gender bias, inclusive and accessible teaching practices, navigating difficult conversations and more.
Actor, author and activist Diane Guerrero understands the undeniable power of stories.
As Maritza Ramos in “Orange is the New Black” and Lina in “Jane the Virgin,” Guerrero has helped usher in a wave of diverse storytelling on television, amplifying the voices of strong, resourceful women whose lives haven’t always received air time.
International and award-winning human rights activist Wai Wai Nu will deliver the 2018 Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe Lecture as part of the University of Michigan’s upcoming Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit.
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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.