• National Center for Institutional Diversity to be housed at LSA

    The National Center for Institutional Diversity at the University of Michigan will make its new home in LSA, where it will be led by incoming director Tabbye M. Chavous. This new partnership with LSA will provide NCID with a permanent academic home from which it will continue to offer interdisciplinary and collaborative work to promote Read more

  • Campus Culture: Owning the Message

    Will Sherry, director of the Spectrum Center, explores the importance of owning the work within the diversity, equity and inclusion effort to shift campus culture. Focused on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as its framework, the Spectrum Center is committed to enriching the campus experience and developing students as individuals and as members Read more

  • U-M ranked as the best disability friendly university in U.S.

    The University of Michigan was ranked as the best disability friendly college or university in the United States in the College Choice 2016 rankings, which were released on May 26. The rankings take into account programming and support services offered for students with needs including learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, visual and hearing Read more

  • Associate nursing dean aims for diverse workforce as the new president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

    Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, was inducted as president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives(ACNM) at the conclusion of the ACNM Annual Meeting on May 26, 2016. She is the Associate Dean for Practice and Professional Graduate Studies at the University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) and a U-M associate professor of Nursing, Read more

  • U-M Alumni Discuss Detroit Impact at Hall of Fame Induction

    Three University of Michigan alumni and Detroit natives were honored for their career achievements and national contributions with induction into the University of Michigan Detroiter Hall of Fame. Lifelong Detroit advocate Tonya Allen (BA’94, MSW’96); renowned poet, publisher and editor Dudley Randall (MSLS ’51), and award-winning journalist and media expert Daniel Okrent (BA ’69) were Read more

  • Student Impact: Making Voices Heard

    Isa Gaillard, undergraduate student in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, speaks about the importance of connecting students to administrators and decision makers to share ideas and receive feedback, to create transparency in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion planning efforts. This video is part of a series — presented periodically throughout the summer Read more

  • U-M Alumni Discuss Detroit Impact at Hall of Fame Induction

    Three University of Michigan alumni and Detroit natives were honored for their career achievements and national contributions with induction into the University of Michigan Detroiter Hall of Fame. Lifelong Detroit advocate Tonya Allen (BA’94, MSW’96); renowned poet, publisher and editor Dudley Randall (MSLS ’51), and award-winning journalist and media expert Daniel Okrent (BA ’69) were inducted Read more

  • New Frankel Institute fellows will explore diverse Israeli cultures

    Israelis and Palestinians. Ashkenazim and Mizrahim. Hasidim and Zionists. All are part of the cultural diversity that will be explored by new fellows of the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies. The 2016-17 fellows will gather around the theme of “Israeli Histories, Societies and Cultures: Comparative Approaches.” Read the full story here

  • Walking the Lines of Blackness

    One year ago, 16 Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy students published the video “Walking the Lines of Blackness,” which focused on their personal experiences with racism. The intent of this production was to contribute to the national dialogue about race. Here’s a look back at this conversation.

  • Faculty Leadership: Teaching Courageously

    In this first in a series of videos, Martha Jones, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, professor of history and Afroamerican and African studies; and co-director Michigan Law Program in Race, Law & History, explores the role faculty play in creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable U-M.