Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion

  1. June 5, 2020

    Town hall panelists explore ways to fight structural racism

    U-M students, faculty and staff gathered for a virtual town hall during which panelists discussed how individuals and the university as a whole can combat structural racism.

  2. May 29, 2020

    On the Agenda: We need to bring about change

    President Mark Schlissel issued a statement condemning the actions that caused the recent deaths of three African Americans, as well as “violence against people of color from all across our nation, including in our surrounding community.”

  3. April 26, 2020

    DEI Committee setting action plan for UM-Flint

    UM-Flint launched its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee in December 2019, and its members are now creating short- and long-term goals in a multi-faceted action plan.

  4. January 13, 2020

    Detroit Center’s MLK Day events to focus on immigration issues

    The Detroit Center will explore today’s events in the historical perspective of U.S. immigration policy, with local expertise to engage with the university and Detroit communities.

  5. January 13, 2020

    Lecture to consider challenges faced by black, deaf people

    Researcher Joseph C. Hill will explore how black deaf people can face double discrimination — for both their deafness and their skin color — as part of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  6. January 13, 2020

    Ford School to host former U.N. representative Susan Rice

    Susan E. Rice, former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will discuss her distinguished career and best-selling memoir.

  7. January 13, 2020

    Public Health alumna to deliver health sciences lecture

    Jalonne L. White-Newsome will deliver the 30th annual Health Sciences 2020 MLK Lecture focusing on the intersection of climate change, health and racial equity.

  8. January 13, 2020

    Talk to explore MLK’s teachings on dangers of war and militarism

    Veterans for Peace and the U-M Office of Veteran and Military Services will host a discussion on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s thoughts and teachings about the dangers of war and militarism.

  9. January 13, 2020

    Cheryl Brown Henderson to explore landmark school desegregation case

    Cheryl Brown Henderson, education and civil rights advocate, will discuss her personal experience with segregated schools and the story of how Brown v. Board of Education came to be.

  10. January 13, 2020

    ISR panelists to discuss King’s impact on their research

    The event, “MLK’s Legacy for Social and Behavioral Science Research: Perspectives from New Scholars,” will explore how King’s lessons have guided and impacted the panelists’ research.