1. 5 takeaways from UMich’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

    October 9, 2018

    Measuring progress ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Michigan has completed year two of its five-year diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan and is sharing its progress on key initiatives in the plan. On Monday, Oct. 8, UM kicked off a week-long DEI summit with remarks from President Mark Schlissel and Chief Diversity Officer Read more


  2. Minority Serving Institutions Disciplinary Hub Plenary to Cultivate Relationships and Develop Strategic Goals

    September 25, 2018

    Robert Sellers, the vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, opened the Minority Serving Institutions Disciplinary Hub Plenary and Reception at the Ross School of Business Tuesday afternoon. The event, attended by dozens of students and faculty, was the conclusion of a conference between the University of Michigan and minority-serving institutions intended Read more


  3. OIE releases annual report on prohibited student conduct

    September 5, 2018

    Reports of prohibited student conduct at the University of Michigan increased in fiscal year 2018 following continued efforts to enhance awareness of sexual misconduct and other interpersonal violence issues, and how to report concerns on campus.


  4. UM efforts to aid lower-income students begin to bear fruit

    June 28, 2018

    The Go Blue Guarantee is one of three full-tuition initiatives UM is pursuing to increase the school’s diversity. Also arriving in the fall are the first students enrolled in UM’s Wolverine Pathways, a program launched by UM in 2015. It offers current sixth- and ninth-grade students the opportunity to join the program as they begin the Read more


  5. University Launches New Website for Undocumented and DACA Students

    April 26, 2018

    In the continuing effort to cultivating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment on campus, the University of Michigan has launched a new website, undocumented.umich.edu, to serve as a supportive resource for undocumented and DACA students. “We hope that the website reinforces the university’s commitment to welcoming students of all ethnicities and nationalities, and help them Read more


  6. 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


  7. 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.


  8. 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


  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. SuccessConnects links underclassmen to campus resources

    September 11, 2017

    SuccessConnects — a University of Michigan program aimed at connecting students to helpful campus resources — hosted an orientation for first- and second-year students at Rackham Auditorium on Sunday afternoon. The program featured a series of speakers, workshops and engaging activities for new students to begin building peer relationships and get a glimpse of what SuccessConnects has planned for Read more