June 29, 2023
Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on race-conscious college admissions policies, U-M remains committed to fostering a broadly diverse learning environment, student body and campus community.
May 4, 2023
U-M sociologist Alford Young Jr. puts into context what must happen to eliminate deadly encounters that, in recent cases, has led to Black youths being killed in regular situations by white citizens.
February 7, 2023
New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie delivered the 32nd annual Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom with a talk titled “Revisiting Du Bois and ‘The Propaganda of History.’”
August 4, 2022
U-M has filed an amicus brief supporting Harvard University and the University of North Carolina in a lawsuit looking to remove the consideration of race in college and university admissions.
October 13, 2020
Two new initiatives proposed at the College of Engineering aim to educate the community on race, ethnicity, unconscious bias and inclusion, and establish a reimagined center for diversity, equity and inclusion.
June 2, 2020
Combating racism through daily activities, relationships and challenging conversations will be the focus of a virtual town hall meeting set for noon June 5.
February 26, 2019
African-American teens blame systemic racism for the academic achievement gap between blacks and whites, a belief that was shaped by their parents and other factors, a new U-M study found.
May 18, 2015
A 20-minute video created by and featuring graduate students from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy puts their direct, personal experiences with racism in focus.
March 10, 2015
Black job applicants with degrees from elite universities only do as well as white candidates from less selective universities, U-M research shows.