• Donors’ gift champions diversity at U-M’s School of Information

    A gift from Roger Ehrenberg and Carin Levine-Ehrenberg will fund a new diversity scholarship at the School of Information. The Roger Ehrenberg and Carin Levine-Ehrenberg Diversity Scholarship will provide need-based support to students, with preference to students who are the first in their families to attend college or graduate school, who have overcome substantial educational Read more

  • Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Two Major Research Universities

    With higher education’s increasing focus and commitment to advancing diversity, college campuses have become hosts to an enormous array of programmatic and support initiatives for students. Despite the huge diversity of programs, many support programs are limited in the scope of services they provide, requiring students to connect with various programs and navigate complex bureaucracy Read more

  • Schlissel outlines support for undocumented, international students

    The University of Michigan has joined dozens of major universities and colleges in urging the federal government to continue and expand a policy that would allow undocumented college students to finish their studies, President Mark Schlissel said Monday. Read the full story

  • 2016-17 U-M African Presidential Scholars Research Colloquium Series

      Since 2009, the U-M African Presidential Scholars (UMAPS) Program brings early career faculty from African universities to Ann Arbor for residencies generally lasting six months.  While on campus, the scholars, representing a wide range of disciplines, further their research with a U-M faculty mentor.

  • University launches free DE&I training courses for faculty, staff

      University Human Resources has launched a series of diversity, equity and inclusion professional development courses, offered free of charge to U-M faculty and staff campuswide. In partnership with UHR Learning & Professional Development, Student Life, the U-M Health System Office of Health Equity and Inclusion, UHR Office for Institutional Equity, and the Program on Read more

  • Nursing DE&I plan seeks men from underrepresented populations

    As part of its diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan, the University of Michigan School of Nursing has an ambitious goal. The unit launched a multifaceted plan to significantly increase the proportion of faculty, staff and students from populations underrepresented in nursing, including men of African-American, Asian, Hispanic and Native American descent. Traditionally, the profession Read more

  • Messages from the President and CDO following the 2016 election

    To All Members of the University Community: As I’m sure many of you did, I watched the election coverage late into the night, and had the opportunity to visit with students and staff at a results-watching event sponsored by the Ginsberg Center at the Michigan Union. It will take quite some time to completely absorb Read more

  • CDO Rob Sellers: “Together we are capable of remarkable change”

    This is an exciting time for the University of Michigan. On Oct. 6, following a year-long planning process, we launched our five-year strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion. With the announcement of the plan, we signified our renewed pledge for creating an inclusive and equitable campus and developing a diverse university community.

  • Full slate of events scheduled for Veteran’s Week at U-M

    The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is proud to offer a week of events that educate and celebrate the experiences and sacrifice of those who have served our country. All events are free and are open to the entire university community and to the general public*.  We encourage you to attend as many of these events Read more

  • Video: DE&I keynote speaker Steve Robbins talks open-mindedness during Oct. 6 address

    Steve Robbins saved a fundamental message until the end of his presentation Thursday as the keynote speaker on a day dedicated to launching U-M’s campuswide strategic plan for improving diversity, equity and inclusion. “Diversity is not our problem. Do you know what our real problem is? Close-mindedness,” said Robbins, who went on to quote the Read more