The University of Michigan will host it’s second annual First-Gen Student week, October 28 – November 1. The week-long series of events are in support of first-generation college student success.
2020 MLK Symposium’s theme is ‘The (Mis) Education of US’
To commemorate the legacy of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the University of Michigan’s 2020 MLK Symposium will focus on the complexities associated with diversity and highlighting the diversity within marginalized communities.
Patricia Gurin to receive James Jackson diversity scholarship award
Patricia Gurin, a diversity researcher and pioneer in intergroup dialogue, has been named the recipient of the 2019 James S. Jackson Distinguished Career Award for Diversity Scholarship.
DEI Progress Report: U-M has Made Gains, Has More to Do
The University of Michigan has made great strides in its effort to become more welcoming and inclusive but still has work to do.
That was the key message as Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, provided an update Oct. 16 on U-M’s five-year Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan.The plan, which just entered its fourth year, strives to create sustainable cultural change that leads to a more diverse and equitable campus. Sellers said achieving the goal will require hard work and commitment.