The Power of Human Connection
Diversity, equity, and inclusion—or DEI—are not always terms one hears paired with university fundraising. Higher Education alumna Kat Walsh (’08) wants to change that.
Juneteenth celebration is an opportunity to recommit to ending racism
As we commemorate Juneteenth this year, its 156th anniversary is an especially monumental occasion with the federal passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Holiday.
Support for Students Impacted by Violence in the Middle East
As you are likely aware, escalated violence has affected people in Jerusalem, Gaza, and other places in the Middle East in recent days. Although a ceasefire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has recently been reached, members of our own University community are among those who have suffered or are suffering a great deal of pain and loss.
Justice Happens When This Never Happens Again
As our nation continues to grapple with civil unrest related to systemic racism, the death of George Floyd over a year ago and the subsequent trial of Derek Chauvin have been at the forefront of our national dialogue. Following many weeks of testimony and deliberation, today’s conviction in the murder of George Floyd is the first step towards justice and closure.

In The News


As part of our commitment to a safe and vibrant Fall semester, today our Ann Arbor, @UMFlint, @UM_Dearborn & @UMichMedicine campuses are taking the critical step to require all faculty, staff & @UMichStudents to be vaccinated against #COVID19. UMichDiversity photo

Learn how a new religious holiday guide created by UMSI staff is helping to foster a more welcoming U-M community. #UMichDEI |

A huge thanks to the over 31,000 @UMichStudents who have already shared their #COVID19 vaccination status. About 3,800 more students are needed to report to help us reach 75%, a goal that will allow us to safely loosen some of our fall masking guidance. UMichDiversity photo

Okanlami named Student Accessibility and Accommodation Services director. #UMichDEI | UMichDiversity photo