1. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Innovation Grant

    March 5, 2018

    I am pleased to announce the second round of the DEI Innovation Grant focused on enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. The Diversity Innovation Fund is designed to reward the multiple ideas and innovations that people — including all faculty, staff, and students — across U-M have either implemented already and wish to grow, Read more

  2. Dr. Esrold A. Nurse will leave lasting impact on U-M, DEI

    February 19, 2018

    As a faculty and staff member at the University of Michigan, one of the most rewarding aspects of being part of this great community is the opportunity to work with some truly remarkable individuals. Dr. Esrold A. Nurse, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education and Executive Director of the Newnan Advising Center, who recently announced his Read more

  3. A Conversation with U-M’s Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Robert Sellers

    January 26, 2018

    Last year, the University of Michigan implemented a comprehensive action plan for promoting diversity, equity and inclusion on campus. We sat down with Dr. Robert Sellers, who is leading the charge on the ambitious project and fills the new roles of Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer and the Charles D. Moody Collegiate Professor of Read more

  4. Army-Navy Wheelchair Basketball game returns to Ann Arbor Saturday

    January 26, 2018

    The 13th annual Army-Navy Wheelchair Basketball game returns to University of Michigan’s Crisler Center this Saturday at 5 p.m. The event is free and parking is free. Doors open at 4 p.m. The university started the event with the goal of bringing recognition to all veterans and to help build awareness of disability on campus.

  5. Army-Navy Wheelchair Basketball Rolls into Crisler January 27

    January 9, 2018

    Celebrating 13 years of spirited competition, the University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game returns to Crisler Center on Jan. 27. The game is open to the public at no charge and tickets are not required. The Crisler Center doors open at 4 p.m. with tip-off at 5 p.m.

  6. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Year One Progress – Creating Lasting, Impactful Change

    December 15, 2017

    How do you successfully develop a diverse, equitable and inclusive community? The University of Michigan aims to answer this question through the activities of the fall 2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit, part of the ongoing DEI efforts campuswide.

  7. Wade-Golden, Shanks earn Hollenshead Award for equity efforts

    December 1, 2017

    The recipients of the 2017 Center for the Education of Women’s Carol Hollenshead Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change are Katrina C. Wade-Golden, deputy chief diversity officer, and Trina R. Shanks, associate professor of social work. The award, which honors retired CEW Director Carol Hollenshead and was presented Nov. 15 at the Read more

  8. Katrina Wade-Golden named deputy chief diversity officer

    November 15, 2017

    Katrina Wade-Golden, director of implementation for the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, has been named to the new position of deputy chief diversity officer for the University of Michigan. “Katrina has played an intricate and vital role in the success of the five-year strategic planning process at the University of Michigan,” says Robert Sellers, Read more

  9. UMich protest over racist incidents ends with fight near Michigan Union

    September 22, 2017

    ANN ARBOR, MI – A protest over recent racist acts of vandalism on the University of Michigan campus ended in a fight outside the Michigan Union on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Following a 7:30 p.m. protest on the steps of the Union, approximately 150 students marched up the stairs into the Union’s Rogel Ballroom, where they met with UM administrators, Read more

  10. Statement on the Racist Incidents on Campus, West Quad

    September 17, 2017

    To the African American Community at the University of Michigan, As many of you know, incidents of hate occurred on our campus over the weekend, including a racist statement directed toward our black community at the West Quad residential hall. The University of Michigan Department of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) has met with the Read more