• Ball Don’t Lie with Yago Colás, Part 2 – Muhammad Ali

    Professor Yago Colás gives clarity and context for an iconic moment in the career of Muhammad Ali, who fought against racism and occupied a unique space in boxing and civil rights history.

  • U-M to launch DE&I strategic plan on Oct. 6 with day full of interactive events

    The University of Michigan will roll out its new campuswide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategic plan during a daylong launch on Thursday, Oct. 6. U-M President Mark Schlissel spoke enthusiastically about the launch at Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting. “The plan is the result of more than a year of hard work by many members Read more

  • U-M brings Greek, Iranian graffiti artists to paint murals downtown

    Three internationally known street artists will visit the University of Michigan this fall to paint new murals in downtown Ann Arbor. Olga Alexopoulou, Cacao Rocks and Mehdi Ghadyanloo will participate in the Global Graffiti Project, a partnership of the Institute for the Humanities, and the departments of Modern Greek Studies and the History of Art. Read more

  • U-M Hispanic, Native American-focused student organization wins national award

    Leer en español: http://espanol.umich.edu/noticias/2016/09/13/organizacion-estudiantil-de-hispanos-indigenas-norteamericanos-gana-reconocimiento-nacional/. Since it launched in July 2015, the goal of the University of Michigan’s chapter of the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science has been to foster the advancement of underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and math fields. The student organization was among the best of all the 115 Read more

  • U-M to introduce Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategic plan in October

    President Mark Schlissel invites the entire campus community to take part in events introducing U-M’s five-year strategic plan to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. Morning opening remarks, panel discussion and poster session to be held at the Power Center; afternoon student event; evening keynote speaker in the Power Center.

  • Detroit Connector Launches New Website

    Since its inception in September 2013, the Detroit Connector has bridged the geographical gap between Ann Arbor and Detroit for countless U-M faculty, staff, and students. To better serve this transit community, a new, mobile-friendly website is now available to help guide riders to their destination. New Features Mobile-friendly design – now it’s even easier to Read more

  • Vice provost units place greater emphasis on supportive services

    Community impact and student success have been a driving force behind the missions of three units that report to the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI). Beginning this fall, the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO), Detroit Center and Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) will continue in those missions while placing an even greater Read more

  • Kedra Ishop: Leveraging student passion to produce leaders

  • The Fab 5 at 25

    The team is an integral part of the University of Michigan’s history. It brought the basketball program unprecedented levels of attention, passion, and controversy that still reverberate 25 years on. Those events were also part of a larger cultural moment that raised difficult questions around race, class, amateurism, and big-time college sports. A core part Read more

  • U-M scientists part of $15 million initiative to understand bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

    Can stem cells help reveal the roots of mental illness, and open the door to better treatment? Stem cells derived from skin samples of people with bipolar disorder can be used to grow neurons like these, which can help scientists understand the condition and find new treatments. A team of University of Michigan scientists who Read more