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.
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.
The University of Michigan has made significant strides and achieved crucial accomplishments in the past year toward its goal to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion, U-M leaders announced Wednesday.
Stanford University psychology professor Claude M. Steele explained how stereotypes can affect people's lives, and recommended ways to create a successfully diverse community at the 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit on Tuesday.
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.
President Mark Schlissel and Board of Regents Chair Shauna Ryder Diggs thanked the University of Michigan community Thursday for engaging in the many Diversity Summit events last week on the Ann Arbor campus.
Nov. 19, 2015
I want to begin by expressing my sadness and empathy for everyone affected by recent terrorist attacks in Baghdad, Beirut, Paris, and other cities around the globe. The loss of life is tragic, and I shared the shock and horror felt by many in our community who have ties to these nations.
Nov. 19, 2015
It's hard to top storytelling as an effective tool to get people to open up about diversity, equity and inclusion issues, and building understanding.
Approximately 150 staff members gathered Thursday afternoon to discuss their thoughts and concerns about — and suggestions for achieving — recommendations in a staff committee report on diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Michigan.
A summary of the recommendations from the Staff Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report.
1. Incorporate the concerns and aspirations of staff members into the university and local strategic plans for creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.
Top leaders from a range of U.S. higher education institutions shared suggestions Wednesday on how to boost diversity, and the need to impress on host communities the universal value of their efforts to serve the underserved.
More than two dozen faculty, staff and students shared comments and ideas for making the University of Michigan more diverse, equitable and inclusive at a Community Assembly with President Mark Schlissel on Tuesday.
The historical context to promoting diversity at the University of Michigan was the focus when past and current university leaders gathered Monday for "Reflections On U-M's Diversity History."
The University of Michigan's Diversity Summit continues this week with a variety of public events:
Bringing the University of Michigan community together to inform and inspire its broad, ongoing effort to improve diversity, equity and inclusion is the goal of a Diversity Summit on the Ann Arbor campus Nov. 4-13.
The campus community is invited to an interactive assembly Nov. 10 to provide President Mark Schlissel with input and ideas regarding U-M's efforts to improve diversity, equity and inclusion.