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

    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.

  • DIVERSITY MATTERS: PUTTING STUDENTS ON THE RIGHT PATH

    As a recent undergraduate student at U-M, Sheena Bahroloomi often found it difficult to keep her grades up due to a combination of factors — including a challenging workload, a lack of confidence in her academic abilities and other personal obligations. “Even though I always knew that I wanted to be a physician, there were Read more

  • DEI All Student Campus Climate Survey Effort

    SHARE YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE | NOW – DECEMBER 15 What is the All Student Climate Survey? The University of Michigan is committed to the creation of scientifically valid metrics for monitoring the campus climate over time. To this end, starting on October 30, we’ll be launching the All Student Campus Climate Survey effort, which aims Read more

  • 2017 diversity award for staff recognizes 10 individuals, five teams

    Recipients of the ninth annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award for University of Michigan staff were celebrated Tuesday at a breakfast ceremony at the Michigan Union. The award recognizes individual staff members and teams for their extraordinary commitment and dedication to diversity at U-M. Pamela Heatlie, senior associate director of the Office for Institutional Equity, served Read more

  • U-M ranks among best colleges and universities for veterans

    The University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus was recognized among the best schools for veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement for 2018 by the Military Times. The Military Times: Best Colleges 2018 is developed by Gannett’s Military Times, which provides news and critical information to U.S. military forces and veterans worldwide. Read more

  • Wade-Golden, Shanks earn Hollenshead Award for equity efforts

    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

  • Resident Librarian fellows bring diversity, passion for library science

    Grand Rapids native Sheila García fell in love with being a librarian while working with immigrants and the Latino community in her city’s library. For Jesus Espinoza, it was helping community members navigate the digital work that did the trick. And for Edras Rodríguez-Torres it was helping document the work of Puerto Rican civil rights Read more

  • Katrina Wade-Golden named deputy chief diversity officer

    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

  • Groundbreaking, director search underway for new multicultural center

    The University of Michigan hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday to officially launch construction on a new, $10 million William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center near the heart of Central Campus. At the same time, a national search for a new Trotter director has been launched. The center will serve students of many cultural identities and is Read more

  • Year One Progress Report