April 27, 2023
The Women of Color in the Academy Project will present its 11th annual Shirley Verrett Award to Amy Ku’uleialoha Stillman for her exemplary leadership and advocacy on behalf of diverse students.
January 9, 2023
The Tobacco-free University Premises policy has been revised to clarify the cultural practice of smudging, a historical ritual of some Indigenous or Native American people, that is considered exempt from new restrictions.
October 14, 2021
“Obtawaing,” the Anishinaabemowin word for “at the halfway place,” has been adapted to describe the Obtawaing Biosphere Region, a newly awarded designation springing from U-M’s Biological Station.
October 26, 2020
The presenters at U-M’s 2020 DEI Summit highlighted the intersection of art and social justice as they encouraged people to use their voices and talents as mechanisms for change.
February 6, 2020
New U-M research reveals high rates of opposition to not only the use of gestures and chants, but also to Native American mascots and team names like the NFL’s Washington Redskins.
January 9, 2020
The William L. Clements Library has added a rare collection of Native American photos from noted collector Richard Pohrt Jr., to the library’s renowned archive of early American history.
June 3, 2015
The university’s pipeline to underrepresented prospective students extended its reach recently with the launch of Campus KinoMaage.
January 7, 2014
U-M has completed the transfer of nearly half of its collections of Native American human remains and cultural objects from burial sites in Michigan to tribes that lived in the areas where they were found.