1. February 13, 2023

    Heritage Project — ‘The dignity of man’

    Thirty-five years after receiving his medical degree from Michigan in 1931, Paul Cornely called on schools of public health to better prepare their graduates for addressing the health challenges facing African Americans. 

  2. February 13, 2023

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  3. October 11, 2021

    Journalist urges audience to ‘opt in’ to confront ‘twin plagues’

    Award-winning journalist and entrepreneur Soledad O’Brien said COVID-19 and racial injustice are “twin plagues,” with the pandemic magnifying longstanding inequalities that need to be confronted.

  4. June 9, 2021

    Supporting one another during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    In a campus message, President Mark Schlissel acknowledged the pain and suffering stemming from the violence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and condemned threats, intimidation, hateful speech and vandalism.

  5. May 19, 2021

    U-M hosting second live panel discussion on racism and change

    U-M leadership, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students will gather again June 4 to reflect on the progress that has been made and the many problems that still plague the world related to racism, violence, and inequality.

  6. December 7, 2020

    Virtual MLK Symposium asks ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’

    “Where Do We Go From Here?” is the theme of U-M’s 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium. The annual keynote memorial lecture will take place virtually at 10 a.m. Jan. 18. 

  7. October 28, 2020

    Mott Poll: More teens participating in protests against racism

    The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at Michigan Medicine confirms that a growing number of demonstrators taking to the streets against police brutality and racism are teenagers.

  8. October 20, 2020

    University to launch several new anti-racism initiatives

    U-M will launch several new anti-racism initiatives, and enhance a number of existing ones, as part of a national reckoning on race and as deep-rooted structural inequities in American life have been magnified.

  9. October 1, 2020

    More than $260K awarded for research on confronting, combating racism

    More than $260,000 total will be awarded to six action-based research projects as part of the inaugural “Confronting and Combating Racism” grants.

  10. July 28, 2020

    New funding opportunity aids research to combat racism

    Poverty Solutions and the Center for Social Solutions have announced a faculty grants competition to pursue action-based research aimed at ending systemic and institutional racism.